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Saturday, Nov. 26, 2005

EYES HAVE IT

Hong Kong movie star Tony Leung Chiu-wai’s soulful eyes will soon gaze upon Fort Greene from the BAMcinematek screen during a 12-film retrospective, beginning Dec. 1. Comment.

STRANGE BREW

Although comic Todd Levin is at home performing in small, dark alternative clubs in Downtown Manhattan, he leapt at the chance to do stand-up in the spotlight, on a stage before hundreds of un-inebriated spectators, as part of Comedy Central’s "Premium Blend." Comment.

SIMONE SAYS

J.S. Bach’s "Goldberg Variations," long considered the summit of all solo piano music, has a legendary history, with pianists like the eccentric Canadian genius Glenn Gould putting their own unmistakable stamp on it. Comment.

DANCIN’ DICKENS

Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts presents New York Stage Originals’ "Scrooge: The Musical" - a snappy retooling of the story of Ebenezer’s spiritual transformation - on Sunday, Nov. 27. Comment.

CASPER IS REBORN

While the name Melt may make you think "coffee shop," this new Park Slope restaurant is anything but. Comment.

COB’ HILL’S LABORATORY

The buzz about Little Bistro - a tiny, four-month-old eatery on Court Street - was "very good food, cool place and a menu that needs to be more descriptive." Comment.

THE CAT’S MEOW

Pop icon Lisa Loeb filmed a scene for her upcoming E! Entertainment Television reality series, "#1 Single," in DUMBO on Monday. The singer-songwriter - still wearing her signature cat-eye specs - was spotted shooting on Washington Street, then moving inside 111 Front St. to ogle the works at the Nelson Hancock art gallery. Comment.

THE PLOT THICKENS

Being a book-lover herself, GO Girl is no stranger to Brooklyn’s literary scene. In fact, she rarely goes anywhere without her dog-eared copy of her favorite thriller, "The Low-Carb Bartender." So it was no surprise to her when she was asked to attend the Brooklyn Public Library’s black tie gala, staged inside the Central branch on Nov. 17. Comment.

Knicks promo targets Brooklyn        

Atlantic Yards: Can two National Basketball Association teams share the same city without driving each other crazy — or hurting Knicks ticket sales? Comment.

Gehry: My design was ‘horrible’ Architect tinkers to reduce impact of Atlantic Yards

Atlantic Yards: Even world-renowned architect Frank Gehry thinks his design for the Atlantic Yards project — a scheme so massive that even its supporters grumbled after it was unveiled in July — was “horrible.” Comment.

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