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

Monday, Sept. 15, 2003

TOUCHY SUBJECT

Ordinarily, films at the Brooklyn Academy of Music’s repertory film program are screened for just one day as part of a retrospective or film series - but "Warrior of Light" is no ordinary film. Comment.

SCARLET FEVER

She greets her Atlantic Avenue neighbors in an animal print jacket by Vestite Y Andate, open to reveal a rather naughty swath of exposed skin. Perhaps window shoppers are distracted by her fabulous Glenda Gies leopard print handbag, and don’t notice that, on this day, she’s opted to wear a scarf rather than a blouse. Comment.

BOSOM BUDDIES

Can two divorced men - an irresponsible slob and a self-righteous neat freak - live together without driving each other crazy? Comment.

PARK PARTY

The Korean Cultural Outreach Network (KCON) will host a daylong festival featuring Korean drumming on Sept. 14, in Cypress Hills’ Highland Park from noon to 5 pm. Comment.

FRESH ROAST

Plenty of places exist where one can mainline a cup of coffee, but few claim their beans are socially and environmentally conscious. Comments (1).

100 TO WATCH

The works of 100 artists will be featured as part of the latest Brooklyn Working Artists Coalition exhibit, "The Brooklyn Painters Show 2003," which opens Saturday. Comment.

TRENDSETTERS

It became clear, as we wound our way through the packed opening of the "Made in Brooklyn" exhibition inside Manhattan’s Felissimo Design House Tuesday night, that Brooklyn and its artists have forged a fashion mecca. Comment.

ROOMS WITH A VIEW

The Gallery Players kicks off its new season with "Bedroom Farce," a play featuring four couples, one of which is suffering from serious relationship problems. Comment.

LIKE HOME

In June 2002, I reviewed Alicia’s, a cafe in Brooklyn Heights. Alicia’s had opened several months before my visit there settling into a comfortable spot as the neighborhood’s "charming little place around the corner." Comment.