Betty Nansen Theatre’s production of "Woyzeck,"
now at the Brooklyn Academy of Music’s Harvey Theater, is not
the first time Georg Buchner’s seminal play has been set to music. Comment
He’s cuddly, he’s soft, and we love to snuggle with him, and
this year, the teddy bear, born right here in Brooklyn, turns
William Inge’s Pulitzer prize-winning second play, "Picnic,"
on stage at the Heights Players through Nov. 17, is a deeply
psychological drama dealing with the unfulfilled longings of
average people in a small, Midwestern town and what happens when
they see that their sterile lives can, indeed, be more exciting. Comment
have come and gone, but that doesn’t mean there aren’t scares
to be found in Brooklyn. On display now at the New York Aquarium
is an exhibit of spineless creatures who still manage to make
humans nervous: jellyfish. Comment
Artists Coalition’s (BWAC) seventh annual Small Works Art Exhibit
- featuring the artwork of 150 artists, including Dale Rio’s
untitled photograph at left - continues weekends from Nov. 9
through Dec. 7 from noon to 4 pm at the Pier Warehouse (499 Van
Brunt St. in Red Hook). Comment
The Brooklyn Center’s exciting "World of Dance"
series will bring dance companies from as far away as Senegal
and as close as North Carolina for performances spanning the
next six months. Comment
On a warm evening in late September, I
dined under a canopy of tree branches in the lovely garden of
Allioli, a Spanish restaurant in the heart of hip Williamsburg.
I sipped sherry and chatted with a friend about things both important
and inconsequential. Candles on the tables cast a glow. Between
us we passed small plates of pungently flavored tapas (also called
antojitos, Spanish for "little whims") and let the
last warm, end-of-season breezes soothe us. Comments (2)