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

Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2015

They Might Be Giants has big plans for 2015

Music: It has been 33 years since its first live show, and 25 years since “Birdhouse in Your Soul,” but this will not be the year that They Might Be Giants slows down. Comment.

For one night only: W’burg theater hosts new improv fest

Theater: The Never Before, Never Again festival lives up to its name. Comment.

Tale of the tape: They Might Be Giants vs. Billy Joel

Music: Which residency is better — They Might be Giants at the Music Hall of Williamsburg or Billy Joel at Madison Square Garden? Comment.

Monday, Jan. 26, 2015

Rumble in the box! W’burg theater hosts Cardboard Robot Battle

Nightlife: Talk about paper cuts! Comment.

A guide to Australian things in Brooklyn

Cafes, bars, and more cafes! Also: dingoes. Comments (7).

Friday, Jan. 23, 2015

Five things to do in Brooklyn this week!

Editor’s Picks: Ring in the Year of the Sheep, see the 1978 animated “Lord of the Rings” film, meet Misty Copeland and more great things to do in Brooklyn, Jan. 23–29. Comment.

Thursday, Jan. 22, 2015

Williamsburg bar throws sad dance party

Music: They will bring the music, you bring the tears. Comments (3).

Harry Potter fans to skate into Prospect Park

Event: You’re a blizzard, Harry! Comment.

Wednesday, Jan. 21, 2015

New doc chronicles Bay Ridge hardcore band Indecision

Cinema: Indecision lives and dies and lives again in New York City. Comments (1).

Group think: Philosophers host free public lectures for the masses

Event: Socrates said the un-examined life is not worth living — this is where you can start digging in. Comment.

Tuesday, Jan. 20, 2015

The artwork formerly known as prints

Art: A Greenpoint artist is creating modern works with traditional Japanese printing techniques. Comment.

New novel explores life between Brooklyn and Haiti

Books: This is a very different tale of two cities. Comment.

Monday, Jan. 19, 2015

Eight ways to celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day in Brooklyn

Event: Catch one of these talks, musical performances, kids’ activities, plays, or film screenings. Comment.

Opera explores gentrification through Brer Rabbit, funk music

Theater: Displacement — thereby hangs a tale. Comment.

Friday, Jan. 16, 2015

Five things to do in Brooklyn this week!

Editor’s Picks: Joey Bada$$ plays Rough Trade, Transit Trivia returns, an old fashioned waltz ball, and other great things to do in Brooklyn Jan. 17–22. Comment.

Bartoonist is back!

Bar Scrawl: Our drinking illustrator warms himself with a hearth and hot-buttered rum at new Williamsburg bar Billet & Bellows. Comment.

Thursday, Jan. 15, 2015

Ditmas Park bros and Sufjan Stevens collaborate on rodeo film

Cinema: Rollin’, rollin’, rollin’... Comments (1).

Wednesday, Jan. 14, 2015

The reel thing: Bushwick recording studio releases cassette tape

Music: Bust out your boom box and get your fingers ready for some manual rewinding. Comments (1).

Huge pro wrestling show slams into Dumbo

Nightlife: Gleason’s Gym is set to become a world of wrestling for one night only this Saturday. Comments (2).

Tuesday, Jan. 13, 2015

Truck yeah! P’Slope illustrator turns garbage trucks into superheroes

Books: This guy loves talking trash! Comment.

Setting a high barre: Famed Russian ballet company comes to BAM

Dance: They’re from Russia, with love for our multipurpose concert halls. Comment.