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The Culture Project

In early 2007, George Packer published an article in
The New Yorker about Iraqi interpreters who
jeopardized their lives on behalf of the Americans in
Iraq, with little or no U.S. protection or security.

Running through June 16th

Mon., Wed. - Sat. at 8 p.m.,
Sat. & Sun. at 3 p.m.

To purchase your tickets by phone call 212 352 3101 or
visit the Culture Project website by clicking here.

Praised by critics for its "wrenching," "moving," "tender" and often "humorous" look into the "painful human experience" behind war,
Betrayed MUST end June 16th!

Don't miss the chance to buy tickets to this Lucille Lortel award-winning show!

"Spellbinding performances"
-John Simon, Bloomberg

"...rare and powerful"
-The Economist

"The clarity of the writing, the urgency of the story being told and the fine performances give the play a sharp dramatic impact and a plain-spoken beauty."
-The New York Times

"An extraordinary achievement"
-The New Yorker

Betrayed has won the Lucille Lortel Award for Outstanding Play!


Shakespeare in the Park
Click here for ticket sales.


Sunday, June 1st, 11 a.m. - 6 p.m.

The Gowanus Canal Conservancy is hosting the Gowanus Goes Green Festival this Sunday, June 1st, from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., on Carroll Street between Bond and Nevins, including the landmarked Carroll Street Bridge.

The festival will feature:

Live music from the Defibulators (a Brooklyn-based rockabilly/hillbilly band)

Food and beverages from local restaurants

Fun, do-it-yourself art projects using discarded materials and led by RePlayGround

Arts and crafts projects and a letter-writing campaign with Parents for Climate Protection

Natural toys and arts and crafts with Waldorf Handworks

Organic baby and toddler clothes from Farmer Kids

Face painting with Sharon Enlow

A working ambulance (provided by FDNY) and AdRide recumbent bikes for children to explore

The Dept. of Environmental Protection is planning to send a boat called the Jamaica Bay, which will be available for viewing.

There will be plenty of space for kids to run around under the trees while they listen to the band, check out the skimmer vessel, enjoy the different activities and munch on healthy treats.

For more information, please visit or call (718) 858-0557.


All Through June:
"Dining Out for a Cure"
at Local Restaurants

Local activist Lenore Arons has put together another "Dining Out for a Cure" to raise money for the Avon Foundation's Breast Cancer Crusade and the Avon Walk for Breast Cancer. Dine at any of the following participating restaurants on the designated date and a percentage of your receipt will help fund breast cancer research.

Click here to see a list of participating Brooklyn restaurants.

Thank you to Eric McClure from Park Slope Neighbors for submitting this info.

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