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Saturday, May 24, 2008

It’s art, for God’s sake

Clinton Hill: The Bible says that God created the universe in six days. It took slightly longer for a Sunset Park artist to tackle the epic task of painting every one of His Old Testament commandments. Comment.

This green toilet doesn’t stink!

Brooklyn Angle: Talk about a crappy assignment! Our columnist gives his review of Clinton Hill’s solar-powered outhouse. And, like Bette Davis might have said, “What a dump!” With video … Comment.

’Dance all night

Cinema: On Thursday, May 29, the sun will rise on the third year of the “Sundance Institute at BAM” series, a 58-film extravaganza straight from the screens of the 2008 Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah. Comment.

Bodies count

Fort Greene: A congressional and military delegation got a rare peak inside the crypt below the Prison Ships Martyrs monument in Fort Greene Park on Monday — and the quick fact-finding mission may lead to long-overdue federal support for a site that Pulitzer-Prize-winning historian David McCulloch once called “one of the three most-sacred sites in American history.” With video … Comment.

Drive-by

Fort Greene: A man was shot in the leg during a drive by shooting on Grand Avenue on May 14. Plus all the other crime news from Fort Greene and Cobble Hill’s 88th Precinct. Comment.

Let’s ‘Dance’

Dance: Chuck Davis celebrates his 31st year of coordinating the DanceAfrica festival at the Brooklyn Academy of Music. Comment.

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