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

Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2014

Coney Island puts a freaky spin on holiday gift market

Shopping: Forget sidewalk sales — this is a sideshow sale! Comment.

Cyborg night: Robot will turn on Downtown Christmas lights

Event: This is the droid MetroTech Commons was looking for. Comment.

Zorn again! Legendary composer celebrates 30 years of ‘Cobra’

Music: John Zorn is bringing his famous composition back to where it all began — sort of. Comment.

Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2014

Pro-creations! Red Hook show features art inspired by parenthood

Art: Meet the parents — then meet their artwork. Comment.

Bedford-Stuyvesant writer pens new play in under a month

Theater: Time is on his side, yes it is. Comment.

Monday, Nov. 24, 2014

Trash talk! Park Slope ‘pollution tourist’ on vacationing in Chernobyl

Event: You’ve spent winter on the Gowanus, now try summer in Chernobyl! Comment.

B’Heights guitar vet teams up with Sonic Youth’s Kim Gordon

Music: More than two decades after he was diagnosed with Parkinson’s, Loren Connors is still rocking. Comments (1).

Friday, Nov. 21, 2014

Bartoonist finds a delightful hidden cocktail den

Bar Scrawl: Prospect Lefferts Gardens bar Erv’s on Beekman is cramped, sparsely decorated, and weirdly located — but the bartenders and drinks are fantastic, our drinking illustrator reports. Comment.

Five things to do in Brooklyn this week!

Nightlife: Play “Star Wars” trivia, get your holiday shopping done, hear some delicious stories, and other things to do in Brooklyn Nov. 21–26. Comment.

Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014

Boom! Greenpointer explains spontaneous human combustion

Event: It is actually a real thing that happens. Just not very often. Comment.

Slurred speech: Writers to give boozy TED-style talks

Nightlife: PowerPoint presentations usually drive people to drink, not the other way around. Comment.

Wednesday, Nov. 19, 2014

Pin-art-a! Gowanus art installation is made to be smashed to pieces

Weird Art: Art is dead — or it will be after this show is done with it. Comments (2).

Tuesday, Nov. 18, 2014

Right turn! Artists create flip-books for Boerum Hill exhibition

Art: To everything, turn, turn, turn. There is an art show, turn, turn, turn. Comment.

Brooklyn trio throws 300th birthday party for Bach

Music: No, not that Bach — his son. Comments (3).