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Saturday, March 6, 2004

TWICE THE FUN

Waterloo Bridge Theatre Co. stages Wilde with Chekhov

The Waterloo Bridge Theatre Company’s double bill, "The Bear" and "The Importance of Being Earnest," unites two commanding and very different literary figures - Oscar Wilde and Anton Chekhov. Comment.

TV LAND

The band TV On the Radio will have a record release party for their latest, "Desperate Youth, Blood Thirsty Babes" (Touch and Go Records, 2004) at Park Slope’s Southpaw on Tuesday, March 9. Comment.

SNAP TO IT!

From early October to mid-March, Henry’s End, a northern Brooklyn Heights restaurant known for its wild game, offers New Orleans turtle soup. Comment.

SEND IN THE CLOWNS

At Regina Opera, audience participation is a regular part of the performance. Comment.

ONLY HUMANS

Playwright, film director and screenwriter Kenneth Lonergan titled his 2001 off-Broadway hit "Lobby Hero." But not far into the show, it becomes humorously and ironically apparent that in this lobby there are no heroes, there are four people who sometimes try to do what is right and even less frequently succeed. Comment.

OZZFEST ON SMITH

The David Allen Gallery on Smith Street is raising some eyebrows with its exhibition of paintings by Jennifer Ross, which opens this weekend. Comment.

CLAIM TO ’FAME’

For Bishop Ford High School graduate and former hip-hop star Peter J. Nash, baseball’s original Hall of Fame can be found right here in Brooklyn - at Green-Wood Cemetery. Comments (1).

BLUE CRUSH

Never heard of the Bluestone Bar & Grill? Comment.

FEEL THE BEAT

Les Ballets Africains, the National Ensemble of the Republic of Guinea, will perform a two-part program at Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts on March 6 as part of its 50th anniversary tour. Comment.

City eyes four piers for cruising

Not one, but two. Comment.

Exec: Arena for mall a no-go

Atlantic Yards: Armed with wooden models, Los Angeles architects and a small pack of publicists, Forest City Ratner officials told attendees of a Park Slope town hall meeting Thursday night what they didn’t want to hear. Comment.

‘EMINENT DOOM’

Atlantic Yards: Standing outside the squat, three-story Institute of Design and Construction at the corner of Flatbush Avenue Extension and Willoughby Street on Wednesday, the college’s president, Vincent Battista, squints in the midday sun, surveying all that surrounds him and all that he may soon have to leave. Comment.

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