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

Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Book-lyn Heights!

Event: Take a literary pub crawl through one of the borough’s most storied neighborhoods. Comment.

Guitar heroes: Play ‘Rock Band’ for a good cause

Music: And your mom told you video games were a waste of time. Comment.

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

High-caliber epistles: A philosopher tackles two men of letters

February Houses: A new tome published by Brooklyn’s Punctum Books offers a commentary on missives between two French philosophers. Comments (1).

Monday, July 28, 2014

Marine life: Author pens book on childhood in M’Park

Books: Bay Ridge had Hubert Selby, Jr., Boerum Hill has Jonathan Lethem — and now, Marine Park has Mark Chiusano. Comment.

Surf’s up! Brooklyn band to open for surf rock legend Dick Dale

Music: Dust off those huaraches and break out the Sex Wax! Comment.

Tubular tunes: A Brooklyn surf rock roundup

Music: We have braved rip currents an sandy trunks to bring you the best in the borough’s surf music scene. Comment.

Saturday, July 26, 2014

What to read this week

Books: Neighborhood booksellers give their recommendations. Comment.

Friday, July 25, 2014

Where to GO this week!

Nightlife: Celebrity basketball, food trivia, star-gazing, and other things to do in Brooklyn, July 25–31. Comment.

New York stories: Performers share tales of moving to the big city

Nightlife: They wanted to be a part of it — New York, New York! Comments (7).

Thursday, July 24, 2014

I want my MTV back! Celebrate the golden age of music videos

Cinema: Reality stars might have killed the music video, but the classic era of MTV is not forgotten. Comment.

A Harry Potter party for grown-ups

Event: Call it Harry Potter and the Goblet of Beer. Comments (2).

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Chew on this: Pat Kiernan to host tasty food trivia night

Nightlife: The beloved NY1 host is the host with the roast! Comment.

Babs-olutely fabulous! Famed Streisand impersonator to play Marine Park

Music: The Marine Park Alliance finally found someone. Someone to share the Carmine Carro Community Center stage. They finally found the one. To be with every night (but mostly the night of July 27). Comment.

Art of glass: Exhibition features see-through gun sculptures

Art: The appeal of this art show is transparent. Comment.

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Party like it’s 2007! Event celebrates golden years of Myspace

Nightlife: This Glasslands Gallery show is in our top eight. Comment.

Cirque du stroll-eil!

Theater: This sidewalk-inspired circus show is anything but pedestrian. Comment.

Monday, July 21, 2014

Blunt talking: Jonathan Ames to open up on-air

Event: The Boerum Hill writer talks “Bored to Death,” his grandma, and Patrick Stewart. Comment.

Clinton Hill doc’s new book explains the ‘Truman Show Delusion’

Books: Ever feel like your life is a TV show? You are not alone. Comments (2).

Friday, July 18, 2014

Space jammers! Alien bluegrass band finds fame on the big screen

Music: It is life imitating art imitating alien life. Comments (2).

Where to GO this week!

Nightlife: Brooklyn Flea’s Ice Cream Bonanza, the Busker Ball, the best Beatles tribute band, and more things to see and do in Brooklyn July 18–24. Comment.

Parking is such sweet sorrow: ‘Romeo and Juliet’ in a car park

Theater: Forget Shakespeare in the park — this is Shakespeare in the parking lot. Comment.

Bartoonist hits the sweet spot

Bar Scrawl: Our drinking illustrator checks out the kicked-up classic cocktails at Williamsburg’s Sugarburg. Comments (3).

Shakespeare in the park shows around Brooklyn

Theater: The hills are alive with the sound of iambic pentameter. Comment.

Thursday, July 17, 2014

Country road: G’point musician has love, will travel

Music: Melaena Cadiz just can’t wait to get on the road again. Comment.

Deck the beer halls! Celebrate Christmas in July at a winter brew party

Dining: Santa is coming early to Brooklyn — and he is bringing beer. Comment.

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Marni Kotak will go off her meds for new performance piece

Art: A lot of art is created under the influence of drugs — this piece is attempting the opposite. Comments (8).

Road tripping: Performance stars 1970s pop-up camper

Dance: Third Rail Projects’ new show explores the horror of the family camping trip through contemporary dance, ’70s music, and passive-aggressive dialogue. Comment.

From Russia, with love! Band pays tribute to iconic Soviet rock group

Music: Beat the summer heat with a taste of the Cold War. Comment.

Monday, July 14, 2014

Park Slope’s next top dog model

Event: Freddy’s Bar is hosting a doggie fashion show on July 18. Comments (2).

Cheap flick! Film fest celebrates movies made on cellphones

Cinema: That video that you made in your apartment last night — no, not that one — might just be cinematic gold. Comment.