Monthly Archives: December 2013

Funny business

Some time ago, Seth Olenick started taking pictures of comedians for a photography book. What started out as a six-month project and 30 comedians turned into more than six years and 200 comedians. I talked to the Greenpoint photographer for … Continue reading

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Make Music Winter taking it to the streets

The last place you probably want to be right now is outside for an extended period of time. But the one-day Make Music Winter festival might just drag you out. I rounded up all the parades happening in Brooklyn for … Continue reading

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The many ‘Nutcrackers’ of Brooklyn

According to the NYC Department of Cultural Affairs, there’s a record number of productions of “The Nutcracker” happening in the city right now. They all aren’t traditional, either. At Galapagos Art Space, “The Nutcracker Suite” incorporates burlesque, Massive Attack, aerial acts, … Continue reading

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Less Etsy, more art

This event has already passed, so forgive my tardiness in posting. But I enjoyed talking to Brooklyn jeweler Christine Mackellar about her craft. She was quite poetic.

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A Brooklyn cookbook holiday shopping guide

This one was fun to put together. For the Brooklyn Paper, I did a definitive roundup of Brooklyn cookbooks that came out this year. There were many.

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