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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.

Tuesday, July 15, 2014

Sit on it, Shakespeare! ‘Taming of the Shrew’ goes ‘Happy Days’

Theater: A 1950s-themed version of the Bard’s comedy comes to Brooklyn Bridge Park. Comment.

Preservation road: Role-playing game will light up Dumbo streets

Event: In this live-action, night-time gumshoe game, participants scour Dumbo for invisible ink to uncover waterfront history. Comment.

Monday, July 14, 2014

The continued adventures of Little Pete

Nightlife: Former Nickelodeon star Danny Tamberelli is now part of a sketch comedy group, performing at Union Hall on July 18. Comments (1).

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.

Park Slope’s next top dog model

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

Saturday, July 12, 2014

What to read this week

Books: Neighborhood booksellers give their recommendations. Comment.

Friday, July 11, 2014

Where to GO this week!

Nightlife: The World Cup final, Brooklyn Hip-Hop Festival, free “Sharknado” and more things to see and do in Brooklyn July 11–17. Comments (2).

Bar-claws Center! Life-size dinosaur robots roar into Brooklyn

Event: Hold on to your butts! Comment.

Thursday, July 10, 2014

Tour de Brooklyn: Where to celebrate Bastille Day

Event: Don your finest beret and most comically terribly faux-French accent for the annual celebration of all things Gallic. Comments (1).

Fowl play! Brewery celebrates beer-loving chickens

Dining: Which came first — the chicken or the keg? Comments (20).

Wednesday, July 9, 2014

Message on a bottle: Art show pairs rhymers and rye

Art: This artist gets his inspiration from the bottle. Comment.

Puppet show revives the heyday of New York’s working waterfront

Theater: This story comes with a few strings attached. Comments (1).

Thursday, July 3, 2014

Chuck Klosterman talks Batman, Brooklyn, and BoCoCa

Books: The famed Boerum Hill writer will be at Book Court on July 7 for a book reading he promises will involve very little actual reading. Comment.

Ocean brews: A new beer fest is brewing in Coney Island

Dining: Get beer-sodden by the sea! Comment.