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  1. May Day! May Day!: A double screening of 'Wicker Man'Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 26, 2016 | The Brooklyn Paper

    Animal farm: The first few visitors to the "Wicker Man" screening on May 1 will receive one of these masks inspired by the film. Fans of horror film can welcome summer with a double dose of "The Wicker Man" this May Day.

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  2. Williamsburg's Trump-mocking Experiment Comedy Gallery closesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 6, 2016 | The Brooklyn Paper

    Williamsburg comedy club the Experiment Comedy Gallery has closed its doors after the what the owner says was a falling out with the tenants upstairs - but the proprietor promises it will return in a new location soon. "It's super unfortunate that we had to close," said Mo Fathelbab.

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  3. Edgar Allan foes: Dark musical doubles down on writer's childhoodRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 30, 2016 | The Brooklyn Paper

    Uke in revolt: In the new musical inspired by the childhood and writing of Edgar Allan Poe, Katie Hartman and Nick Ryan play rival schoolboys, each name Edgar Allan. Edgar Allan faux: In a new musical "Edgar Allan" opening on April 8 in Williamsburg, the title character confronts a rival with the same name.

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  4. THEATER: Edgar Allan foes: Dark musical doubles down on writer's childhoodRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 30, 2016 | The Brooklyn Paper

    Uke in revolt: In the new musical inspired by the childhood and writing of Edgar Allan Poe, Katie Hartman and Nick Ryan play rival schoolboys, each name Edgar Allan. Edgar Allan faux: In a new musical "Edgar Allan" opening on April 8 in Williamsburg, the title character confronts a rival with the same name.

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  5. Williamsburg: Raider steals cold, hard cash from restaurant fridgeRead the original story

    Feb 19, 2016 | The Brooklyn Paper

    Some freebooter smashed his way into a S. Fifth Street restaurant on Feb. 13 and made off with a box filled with cash that was stored in the fridge. Surveillance video shows the baddie take a hammer to the glass front door of the eatery near Wythe Avenue at around 6:58 am, cops said.

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  6. Lose the Force!: Space opera show looks beyond 'Star Wars'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2016 | The Brooklyn Paper

    A video variety show will explore the worlds of space opera films at Nitehawk Cinema on Jan. 28, but will blast right past the most famous example of the genre. "Star Wars" is just too big to include, says the host of "Kevin Geeks Out about Space Opera."

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  7. Meadows of Shame: No-money-ball! Little league: Neglected Williamsburg fields need cash, loveRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 17, 2016 | The Brooklyn Paper

    Strike: Neighborhood ballplayers who use the Roberto Clemente field are tired of waiting for much-needed improvements to their run-down park. Williamsburg pols must go to bat for two run-down neighborhood ballfields by pitching in funds and urging the city to fix them up, say leaders of a local little league.

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  8. CINEMA: Lose the Force!: Space opera show looks beyond 'Star Wars'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2016 | The Brooklyn Paper

    A video variety show will explore the worlds of space opera films at Nitehawk Cinema on Jan. 28, but will blast right past the most famous example of the genre. "Star Wars" is just too big to include, says the host of "Kevin Geeks Out about Space Opera."

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  9. CommentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 18, 2016 | The Brooklyn Paper

    Strike: Neighborhood ballplayers who use the Roberto Clemente field are tired of waiting for much-needed improvements to their run-down park. Williamsburg pols must go to bat for two run-down neighborhood ballfields by pitching in funds and urging the city to fix them up, say leaders of a local little league.

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    Oct 5, 2015 | The Brooklyn Paper

    Williamsburg music venue Cameo Gallery will close its doors for good on Nov. 21, the N. Sixth Street bar announced Thursday , and local musicians are bemoaning the loss of yet another stage in the rapidly-changing nabe. "It's sad," said Zachery Allan Starkey, vocalist of electronic group ZGRT, which has been performing at the venue for five years.

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  11. Sound off: Music venue Cameo Gallery is closing next monthRead the original story

    Oct 4, 2015 | The Brooklyn Paper

    Williamsburg music venue Cameo Gallery will close its doors for good on Nov. 21, the N. Sixth Street bar announced Thursday , and local musicians are bemoaning the loss of yet another stage in the rapidly-changing nabe. "It's sad," said Zachery Allan Starkey, vocalist of electronic group ZGRT, which has been performing at the venue for five years.

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  12. MUSIC: Turn it up!: New Williamsburg music venue's first night will start soft and end loudRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 27, 2015 | The Brooklyn Paper

    On the spot: Paola Prestini, executive director of National Sawdust, says that she plans to keep ticket prices down at the new music venue, which opens Oct. 1. National Sawdust, the five-years-in-the-making Williamsburg music venue that aims to support emerging artists, will open Oct. 1 with a series of performances that get louder and louder, the venue's director said. "The idea was to start the evening with a piece for piano - the space was designed for piano so we want to begin with piano - and then move to the most multi-channeled electronic and live-processed [music]," said executive director Paola Prestini.

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  13. Rising fun: Local writer kicks off Japanese festival in WilliamsburgRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 26, 2015 | The Brooklyn Paper

    The Ditmas Park author of "Cool Japan Guide: Fun in the Land of Manga, Lucky Cats and Ramen," will host the first event of the Waku Waku Japanese pop culture festival, which takes over a swath of venues in Greenpoint and Williamsburg on Aug. 29-30. "I'll be talking about cool pop culture stuff along with more traditional sight-seeing and history," said author and artist Abby Denson.

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