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Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014

Chekhov’s shun! Clinton Hill play has ‘poor door’ for cheap-ticket holders

Theater: At this immersive production of “Three Sisters,” those who pay 99¢ will have a very different experience from those who pay . Comments (4).

Three-day-long performance combines Emily Dickinson with disco music

Theater: Nothing says “19th-century poetry” like disco dancing and outer space. Comments (1).

Full house! Crown Heights art installation is inspired by hoarders

Art: This performance will have it all — literally. Comment.

Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014

They’re all gonna die! Comedians to reproduce ‘Jaws’ from memory

Theater: Just when you thought it was safe to go back to Williamsburg. Comment.

Make a racket! Where to watch the U.S. Open in Brooklyn

Event: Have a smashing time at one of these ace screenings. Comments (2).

Monday, Aug. 25, 2014

Pickle-casso! Park Slope art show features food-centric works

Art: It is art imitating lunch. Comment.

One-ring circus! Unicycles roll up to circle-themed show at Coney

Theater: There are no squares in this crowd. Comment.

Saturday, Aug. 23, 2014

What to read this week

Books: Neighborhood booksellers give their recommendations for great new summer reading. Comment.

Friday, Aug. 22, 2014

Where to GO this week!

Nightlife: Why stare at a screen when you can do “Mean Girls” trivia, play “The Princess Bride” drinking games, and see Jon Glaser doing stand-up? Comment.

Raise a glass to the Battle of Brooklyn!

Event: A history buff will lead a free, educational pub crawl from Park Slope to Gowanus to commemorate the 238th anniversary of the skirmish. Comment.

Good hair day! Fashion show celebrates black women’s natural locks

Fashion: This Bedford-Stuyvesant resident is tackling stereotypes, one hairstyle at a time. Comment.

Salman Rushdie to help launch debut novel from B’Heights author

Books: She is going live with a little help from her friend. Comment.

Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014

Un-Rapture-d! G’point musician trades dance-punk stardom for soul

Music: Dance-punk’s not dead — it is just playing R&B in Bushwick. Comment.

Late-night insight: TV writers offer look behind the laughter

Event: A panel at the Brooklyn Comedy Festival will provide a behind-the-scenes look at the process of writing for late-night TV shows. Comment.

Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014

Turtles re-powered! Fans screen original Ninja Turtles movie

Cinema: Forget the new “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles” movie. Not one, but two screenings of the 1990 original are happening in Brooklyn bars this week. Comment.

Battle of Brooklyn blasts off this weekend

Event: The British are coming! Again! Comments (3).

Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014

Brooklyn duo Denitia and Sene hits Afropunk Fest

Music: Rising R&B stars will play alongside Sharon Jones and Bad Brains at massive Fort Greene music festival. Comment.

Gotta have that Afropunk: What to see at the fest

Music: You already know you’re going to see Sharon Jones and the Dap-Kings and Bad Brains. But what about all those other acts? Our music guru names five to look out for. Comment.

Monday, Aug. 18, 2014

I was (re)born a unicorn: Cult band reforms to play Barclays

Music: There is a legendary indie rock band coming to Barclays Center Aug. 22–24 — and it is not Arcade Fire. Comments (1).

Talent on the Greene! Lit fest brings together pros and proteges

Books: Move over Richard Wright and Walt Whitman — a new generation of literary stars are coming to claim Fort Greene Park. Comment.

Friday, Aug. 15, 2014

Where to GO this week!

Nightlife: The Coney sand sculpting contest, Brooklyn Comedy Festival, free jazz, and more things to see and do in Brooklyn Aug. 15–20. Comments (1).

By way of Canarsie: New doc revisits ’hood’s halcyon days

Cinema: Take a stroll down an unpaved memory lane. Comments (8).

Happy trails to brew

Bar Scrawl: Our bartoonist visits Montana’s Trail House in Bushwick for country food and cocktails. Comment.

Thursday, Aug. 14, 2014

Carroll Gardens play pairs dinner party with ‘Macbeth’

Theater: When shall we three eat again? Comment.

Smoking guns: Hookah lounge hosts powerful play about Syrian conflict

The Butcher of Flatbush Ave. Extension: Where there is smoke, there are fire fights. Comments (1).

Inside voices: Street artists go indoors for Sunset Park gallery show

Art: A famed New York graffiti artist is helping other street specialists show their fine art side. Comment.

Wednesday, Aug. 13, 2014

Re-Marker-ble! BAM screens films by legendary filmmaker

Cinema: Chris Marker was at the avant-garde of film — and paranoia. Comments (1).

Free sidewalk theater tour hits Coney and Sunset Park

Theater: All of Brooklyn’s a stage, but the men and women are not payers! Comment.