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

Tuesday, Sept. 2, 2014

Husband and wife share role of transgender woman in new opera

Theater: Opening minds is a two-person job. Comment.

P-rhyme time! Poets pen pieces about ‘Full House’ and ‘Mad Men’

Books: Roses are red, violets are blue, television can inspire high-brow art, too. Comments (1).

Monday, Sept. 1, 2014

Parton glances: Fans throw Dolly Parton tribute show

Nightlife: And they will always love her. Comment.

Friday, Aug. 29, 2014

Where to GO this week!

Nightlife: The West Indian Day Parade, a karaoke birthday party for Michael Jackson, a live reading by BuzzFeed writers, and more things to do and see in Brooklyn, Aug. 29–Sept. 4. Comment.

Bartoonist offers the ugly truth

Bar Scrawl: Our drinking illustrator visits Uglyduckling in Cobble Hill, and finds its beer menu wanting in more ways than one. Comment.

Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014

Roots’ rapper pal promises his musical variety show will change your life

Music: “Old New York Live” will be a throwback to the days when artists and audiences from all walks of life rubbed shoulders, according to creator Dice Raw. Comment.

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 (11).

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

Theater: Nothing says “19th-century poetry” like disco dancing and outer space. Comments (3).

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.