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Monday, Jan. 13, 2003

THINKING BIG

Sculptor Deborah Masters talks about her ’Angel’ in the Brooklyn Public Library

To call Deborah Masters’ artwork heavy would be a gross understatement. Comment.

SEE EMILY PLAY

Batten down the hatches! The Brits have invaded the Brooklyn Academy of Music and everyone’s going to want a ticket to the first two productions of BAM’s spring season. Comment.

TAKING RISKS

For pianist Jonathan Biss, performing for an audience carries with it heavy responsibilities. . Comment.

DOUBLE FEATURE

Brooklyn Arts Exchange presents a "Shared Evening" with the New York premiere of Shannon Hummel’s "Stay," a duet featuring dancers Vanessa Adato and Donna Costello, and Maureen Brennan’s "Alma," vignettes performed by Lisa Mercer (pictured) that are inspired by Tennessee Williams’ "The Yellow Bird." The double bill takes place Jan. 17 and Jan. 18 at 8 pm. Comment.

STAR SEARCH      

Little Orphan Annie is arguably the most famous motherless child in America. Born in 1924, the brainchild of Chicago Tribune cartoonist Harold Gray was a feisty little girl who fought the Nazis, outwitted gangsters and finagled crooked gangsters. Then in 1977, she got her own Broadway show, which ran for 2,377 performances at the Alvin Theatre. Comment.

NO PLACE LIKE HOME

For restaurant-starved Brooklynites living west of Columbia Street, year-old 2Fifteen Cucina Napoletan is a haven. Comment.

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