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Williamsburg (Brooklyn, New York)

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  • Opera in Williamsburg returns with 'La Traviata'

    Opera in Williamsburg returns with 'La Traviata'
    Opera in Williamsburg returns next month with a production of Verdi's "La Traviata." The single performance will take place at 8 p.m. April 23 in the Kimball Theatre. The cast features Emily Duncan-Brown as Violetta, Jose Sacin as Germont, and Won Whi...
  • Alzheimer's takes toll on caregivers

    Alzheimer's takes toll on caregivers
    Much of the care for Alzheimer's patients, particularly in its early stages, is undertaken by family members. The rising numbers of those with the disease — one in three seniors die with Alzheimer's or another dementia — is putting a...
  • Brooklyn dodgers

    Brooklyn dodgers
    NEW YORK — Sorry, but I've heard that Brooklyn is over. You can get your hipster mustache waxed; just don't do it in Brooklyn. You wouldn't go to Seattle now, would you? If you wanted to visit the American community of the moment, you would visit,...
  • Friday's 1/18 local schedule (updated Thursday AM)

    COLLEGES Men’s basketball Martin Luther King Classic (in Newport News): Barber-Scotia (N.C) at Apprentice, 8 Women’s basketball Martin Luther King Classic (in Newport News): Briarcliffe (N.Y.) vs. Berkeley (N.Y.), 4 Barber-Scotia (N.C) at...
  • Tennis: Former Williamsburg resident Afanasev reaches 14-and-under round of 32 at Orange Bowl

    Tennis: Former Williamsburg resident Afanasev reaches 14-and-under round of 32 at Orange Bowl
    Dennis Afanasev, who grew up in Williamsburg, finished in the top 32 of the boys 14-and-under division at the Orange Bowl tournament in south Florida, one of the top youth tennis events in the world. After winning four matches in the qualifying rounds,...
  • Spank Rock, Death Set return for annual Xmas Party show

    Spank Rock, Death Set return for annual Xmas Party show
    For many Baltimoreans, it's not the holiday season until the lighting of the Washington Monument or a stroll down Hampden's 34th Street. But for fans of chaotic, sweaty, dance-fueled scenes, it's not Christmastime until the Baltimore Bass Connection's...
  • Thursday's 11/29 local schedule (updated Wed. AM)

    COLLEGES Men’s basketball St. Francis (N.Y.) at Norfolk State, 7 HIGH SCHOOLS Boys basketball Warwick at Bayside, 6 Denbigh at Atlantic Shores, 7:30 Williamsburg Christian Ac. at StoneBridge, 8 Maret (D.C.) vs. Christchurch (at St. Albans in D.C.),...
  • James Malone and his metal band Arsis ready to roar once again

    James Malone and his metal band Arsis ready to roar once again
    James Malone, the leader of the metal band Arsis, is once again living and rocking on the Peninsula. That doesn't mean he's staying put. His band is getting ready to launch yet another national tour. Malone, who grew up in the area and now resides in...
  • '666 Park Avenue': The devil sets up shop in Brooklyn where Williamsburg hipsters have yet to tred

     
    "I wanted to do something different, far from Wisteria Lane," "666 Park Avenue's" Vanessa Williams says. "She is close to Wilhelmina in that she is in the same hood. She would be going to the ballet and symphony."...
  • From Sun Magazine: Christian Siriano's style pervades his Chelsea flat

    From Sun Magazine: Christian Siriano's style pervades his Chelsea flat
    The massive round metal mirror in the foyer was one of the first purchases Christian Siriano made after winning the fourth season of "Project Runway." The two small framed Victorian paintings in the living room were passed down from his mother. And a...
  • 'Brooklyn Castle' documentary has all the right moves

    'Brooklyn Castle' documentary has all the right moves
    Checkmate. "Brooklyn Castle," a marvelous documentary by Katie Dellamaggiore, turns a sympathetic camera eye on one of the richest subjects imaginable: the nationally recognized chess team of Intermediate School 318 in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, a...