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Monday, Jan. 27, 2003

SHEER POETRY

Poet laureate looking to reward borough’s budding wordsmiths

Walt Whitman must be smiling. His beloved Brooklyn, the borough that inspired his greatest work, is finally giving poets the recognition they need. Comment.

PIED PIPER

For our 20th anniversary season, we wanted to do music that we liked," explains flutist David Wechsler, a native of Midwood and founder of the Omni Ensemble, which has brought chamber music of all stripes to enthusiastic Brooklyn audiences for two decades. Comment.

MILLER’S TIME

Miller’s Famous Restaurant in Borough Park has undergone a radical facelift. Comments (4).

PLAY IT AGAIN, SAM

On Saturday night, at the Brooklyn Academy of Music’s Harvey Theater, theatergoers gazed starry-eyed at actors Harvey Keitel, Bernadette Peters, Kate Winslet, Frances McDormand and Nathan Lane. And they were just in the audience. Comment.

TINY DANCERS

Dancers aren’t born but nurtured, often starting from a very early age. And that’s exactly what Diane Jacobowitz has been doing - with a little help from a roster of celebrity choreographers - for nine years with Kids Cafe Festival. Comment.

SHOW MUST GO ON

The fallout from 9-11 continues. Comment.

PRE-SHOW EATS

Four-star, wunderkind chef Thomas Ferlesch (pictured), most recently of Cafe des Artistes and before that Vienna ’79, has opened his first restaurant, Thomas Beisl, across Lafayette Avenue from the Brooklyn Academy of Music. Comment.

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