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Saturday, Feb. 25, 2006

BUDDY ROMANCE

Maestro Michael Christie gives preview of first season with Brooklyn Philharmonic

On Feb. 25, Brooklyn Philharmonic’s artistic director, conductor Michael Christie, and the orchestra hit the ground running to open their 52nd season in the Brooklyn Academy of Music’s Howard Gilman Opera House. Comment.

YUM AND YANG

Like many New Yorkers, I eat out often. Over the past few years, I’ve had countless good meals and a handful that I’d deem great. Only my recent dinner at Nouvelle, a "French-Asian fusion" restaurant in Bay Ridge, qualifies as extraordinary. Comment.

MARTINI’S STIRRED BY ’SOPRANOS’

For Bay Ridge actor Lou Martini Jr., the 14th time was the charm. Comment.

TAGINE DAYS

For some, a pot of chicken soup chases away the winter blues. Comment.

’HEDDA’ GALA

Ever longed to tread the boards of the Brooklyn Academy of Music’s Opera House? On Tuesday, gala ticket holders will not only have the opportunity to sip cocktails on that famous stage, but to do it alongside Australian actress Cate Blanchett, best known for roles in "Elizabeth," "The Aviator" and the "Lord of the Rings" trilogy. Comment.

FOOT NOTES

HAIL ’EMPEROR’

FAREWELL, CARMELA

Multi-faceted star of TV, stage and film, Edie Falco is a true Brooklyn success story. Comment.

BROOKLYN ’PARTY’

When you’re filming a documentary in Brooklyn, anything can happen. Comment.

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