Tuesday, May 5, 2009

This week in 24/Seven

Each week we'll preview what you can expect in our 24/Seven print edition, out Thursday for you southern Brooklynites and Friday for the downtown neighborhoods.

Highlights include:

Magic: A profile on Brooklyn's George Schindler, an esteemed magician participating in the 100th Annual Salute to Magic at the Manhattan Center May 16 in New York City.

Music: Old and young folkies unite in Red Hook May 15-17 for the 1st Annual Brooklyn Folk Festival at the Jalopy Theater, the premier place in the borough for the scene.

Books: Noted Irish writer Colm Tóibín reads from his sixth novel, "Brooklyn," set in 1950s Brooklyn (hello, Dodgers!), on May 13 at Book Court. The author writes about his latest work this week in the Washington Post as well.

Arts: The return of the Bushwhack Series, a festival of performance art in Brooklyn's burgeoning arts community, Bushwick, running May 14-16 and 21-23.

Theater: "On the Waterfront," the play that inspired the classic movie starring Marlon Brando, comes to the waterfront, when the Brave New World Repertory Theatre puts on a staged reading at the Waterfront Museum Barge in Red Hook on May 17.

For these stories and more, pick up a copy in your nabe or check back here later this week!


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