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

Thursday, Jan. 13, 2011

Got MLK? Brooklyn honors Dr. King on Monday

Event: Sure, we all take the time to remember Martin Luther King, Jr. this time this year on the anniversary of his birthday. Though few of us have as vivid a memory of the man as Jimmy Hayes does. Comment.

Wednesday, Jan. 12, 2011

‘Women’ on the verge! Heights Players prison comedy is a riot

The Butcher of Flatbush Ave. Extension: There is something incongruous about seeing a production of “Women Behind Bars,” a 1975 Tom Eyen play that was a smash hit when it starred Divine and opened Off-Off-Broadway, in the former church on quaint (and historic) Willow Place in Brooklyn Heights that the Heights Players have called home since 1962. Comments (1).

Daniel Kitson is fantastic in one-man show at St. Ann’s Warehouse

The Butcher of Flatbush Ave. Extension: Ignore the title; “The Interminable Suicide of Gregory Church” is a thirill ride. Comment.

Tuesday, Jan. 11, 2011

Brooklyn beer — OK, and some history, too — at the Historical Society next week

Event: Urban tour guides David Naczycz and Cindy VandenBosch want to share a beer, and some history, with you. Comment.

A ‘Tempest’ with a superhero twist

Theater: If you always thought Shakespeare could use more ka-pow, this is the play for you. Comment.

OTiS will elevate you this Saturday night at Southpaw

Music: It only took 10 years, but Craig Schoenbaum finally has a band. Comment.

Monday, Jan. 10, 2011

Uke can do that! Every Beatles song — on ukulele — this weekend

Music: It’ll be two hard days’ nights of Beatles on ukuleles this weekend at Brooklyn Bowl. Comments (2).

‘Staples’ center! Gospel legend Mavis to play the Bell House next week

Music: If you don’t catch Mavis Staples next Tuesday night, you’re making a big mistake. Comment.

Pants on fire! Bottomless subway ride heats up the rails

Event: Our inside look at the 10th annual (legal!) pantless commute. With video … Comments (2).

Burger time! Morton’s chef shows you how its done

Prime Time: The burger is an American classic — but it’s not always so classic anymore. Comments (2).

Join our pants-free staff!

Event: Senior Reporter Andy Campbell and new scribe Natalie O’Neill dropped their drawers and joined the annual No-Pants Subway Ride, while Gersh Kuntzman anchored the action from the Community Newspaper Group building in Downtown Brooklyn. With video … Comment.

Hear his defeaning onion rings!

Podcast: We went to Morton’s for a burger and ended up having our eardrums blown out by the crispiness of the onion rings! Hear it for yourself in this priceless one-minute video (advisory: turn your volume DOWN!). With video … Comment.

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