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GO Brooklyn: The Brooklyn Paper#8217;s essential guide to the Borough of Kings

Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2014

A moving performance: Artist creates show about life with ALS

Theater: Art isn’t just imitating life. For this artist, her work is also a way to live. Comment.

Tuesday, Dec. 16, 2014

Queer Christmas cheer: A gay country holiday concert in Gowanus

Music: They’re making the Yuletide gay. Comment.

Ditmas Park artist creates 60-foot mural celebrating Hindu goddess

Art: Talk about going out on a limb! Comment.

Monday, Dec. 15, 2014

Brooklyn’s Weezer tribute band finds unexpected fame

Music: Holy cow — we think we’ve got one here! Comment.

Give the gift of a sweet Brooklyn cookbook this holiday season

Books: We won’t sugarcoat it. Comment.

Saturday, Dec. 13, 2014

What to read this week

Books: Neighborhood booksellers give their top picks of new literature. Comment.

Friday, Dec. 12, 2014

Five things to do in Brooklyn this week!

Nightlife: Swear-along with “Die Hard,” eat free cookies, get sexy with Santa, and other great things to do in Brooklyn Dec. 12–17. Comment.

Golden medal years! Dumbo exhibit celebrates elderly athletes

Art: They’re still standing — and running, hurdling, pole-vaulting, javelin-throwing, and shot-putting! Comment.

Thursday, Dec. 11, 2014

Dirty ditties: Filthy Song Night returns to Red Hook

Music: Get ready for a night of f------ filth and g------ debauchery. Comment.

Shake it off! All-women cocktail contest comes to Williamsburg

Event: They’re taking the first four letters out of “cocktail.” Comment.

Wednesday, Dec. 10, 2014

Bushwick bar to host ‘anti-SantaCon’ show

Nightlife: No-no-no! Merry Christmas! Comments (1).

Swingers! Jazz Age Party creators throw ’30s ball in Fort Greene

Nightlife: The jazz ’20s are out and the swinging ’30s are in! Comment.

Tuesday, Dec. 9, 2014

Mystery meat: Underground dining club invades Brooklyn

Dining: Guess who is coming to dinner. Comment.

One last crack! American Ballet Theatre performs its last ‘Nutcracker’ at BAM

Dance: Aw, nuts! Comment.

Monday, Dec. 8, 2014

Punk’s not dead! Music writer revives ’80s hardcore scene in Dumbo

Books: Get out your Doc Martens and your reading glasses. Comment.

Bouzouki Joe: Greenpointer combines psych rock with traditional Greek music

Music: Dave Shuford plays 18th-century instruments in his band Rhyton. Comment.

Friday, Dec. 5, 2014

Five things to do in Brooklyn this week!

Nightlife: Cheat at trivia, see big-name Swedish electronic musicians, learn about the science of whiskey, and more great things to do in Brooklyn Dec. 5–10. Comment.

Thursday, Dec. 4, 2014

Express your elf! Artists open Christmas tree lot in Bushwick

Shopping: In addition to buying trees, you can catch film screenings and watch an elf making mittens from old sweaters. Comment.

Uncover rare and vintage titles at this Park Slope book fair

Books: What is better than receiving a new book for Christmas? Getting an old book! Comment.

Wednesday, Dec. 3, 2014

Musicians form new bands in 12 hours for Brooklyn Rock Lottery

Music: Gabba gabba hey you never know! Comment.

Ridge theater company stages weighty musical ‘Parade’

Theater: Bay Ridge loves a parade, but this one is no celebratory romp down Third Avenue. Comment.

Tuesday, Dec. 2, 2014

Bow-ties for all! A fashion show for the ‘uncoventionally masculine’

Fashion: They are all dressed up with one place to go — Brooklyn Museum! Comment.

Sinterklaas is coming to town!

Event: The jolly old man with a festive, fur-lined red suit and bushy beard is coming to town — but don’t call him Santa Claus. Comments (3).