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Monday, March 10, 2003

ON A ROLL

Eric Ong, formerly of Kotobuki Bistro on Columbia Street in Carroll Gardens, opened a new Pan-Asian venture, Nana, two months ago on Fifth Avenue at St. John’s Place. The menu features sushi and sashimi, maki rolls and Nana’s specialty rolls with such esoteric creations as the deep-fried eel with mozzarella prepared tempura style, and yellowtail roll with cilantro in a jalapeno sauce. Entrees include mussels with lemongrass, red onion, okra and basil, and Thai curries with shrimp, eggplant and asparagus. Comments (1).

WAR BRIDES

As the Bush administration prepared for war, the worldwide peace movement prepared a unique kind of protest on March 3. Comment.

ACTING OUT

Even before the doors opened, a line of hopeful spectators snaked around the corner of Fulton Street, at the Brooklyn Academy of Music’s Harvey Theater on March 3. They came to make love, not war. Comment.

A BIAS TALE

The Brooklyn College theater department tackles an infamous hate crime in its latest production, "The Laramie Project." Comment.

LIVING TESTAMENT

The Holocaust, always a difficult subject, becomes even more so when discussing artists who were affected by its horrors. Comment.

MAD FOR ’YOU’

Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts continues its "Broadway Series" with Candlewood International’s production of "Crazy for You," on March 9 at the Walt Whitman Theatre. Comment.

IN SEARCH OF ANGELS

Works by artist Shoshannah Brombacher, such as "Malakh (Angel)," an 18-inch by 24-inch ink-and-pastel (pictured), will be on display at the opening reception of the Brooklyn Jewish Art Gallery, at Congregation Bnai Jacob, on March 8, at 8 pm. The show, curated by Betzalel Cadena, will also feature works by jazz musician and painter Ivo Perelman and abstract expressionist painter Rebecca Schweiger. Comment.

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