Thursday, April 16, 2009

Dancing Olives in Fort Greene Park, and More Brooklyn Briefs

- The Brooklyn Philharmonic is being sued by a composer who says they cut short the premiere performance of his musical piece to avoid paying the musicians overtime. "It was like the kiss of death to my career,” he said. Brooklyn Eagle

- New Archbishop Dolan has nothing to do with Brooklyn, people. We have our own archbishop. You know, what's-his-name. NY Times

- In more Catholic news, the Vatican has launched an investigation into the leadership of Catholic nuns in the United States, because they have not sufficiently promoted the Vatican line on homosexuality and other issues. Huffington Post

- In The Local's Fort Greene/Clinton Hill blog, we see a bunch of people masquerading as spectacularly choreographed pizza toppings, including dancing olives. The Local

- So this 50-year-old mother spent thousands of dollars to look like her daughter. Now they're almost impossible to tell apart. Daily Mail via Huffington Post

- The Brooklyn Eagle describes 14 major construction projects in the works in Downtown Brooklyn, including five hotels.

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1 comment:

The Garden of Self Defence said...

Permapoesis: meaning-making through active participation with one's local community-ecology.