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City by Subway: Blast Through Brooklyn



    Under the Tucson Sun
    Elizabeth Streb and her Action Faction take a closer look at the ordinary, inanimate things around us in STREB at SLAM: CATAPULT.

    Matt Maggiacomo shows you how to burn through Brooklyn this weekend, making stops at the Brooklyn Botanic Garden and a kooky Dumbo soiree.

    +Start out at the Brooklyn Botanic Garden for the annual Cherry Blossom Festival.  This year's event includes 50 performances, and there's also something special for anime fans.

    + It's time to make your way out to Williamsburg to McCarren Park.  May 2 marks the much-anticipated opening of the Market in McCarren, a weekly outdoor independent artist and designer market.  It's a hotspot for trendsetters and a cafe serving organic and locally produced food.

    + Stay put in Williamsburg a little longer, make your way over to north 1st and Kent for SLAM's new show, Catapult.  The show bends the rules of physics and gravity. 

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    Hop the rails to Brooklyn and spend the weekend basking in the glow of cherry blossoms and taking in some Williamsburg peformance art.
    (Published Friday, May 1, 2009)

    + Head back south to Dumbo to Galapagos Art Space for a costume party celebrating Depression-era debauchery.  The kooky soiree benefits Williamsburg's Brick Theater.