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Howe’s Brooklyn: Heights’ First Acoustics Hits a High Note With ‘Folk Hero’ Performer

POLITICALLY-MINDED NEW YORKER AND SINGER/SONGWRITER CHRISTINE LAVIN will be the next act in First Unitarian’s First Acoustics series on Jan. 10. Known for her sense of humor, evident in her lyrics and onstage performances, Lavin has produced 18 solo cds and more with friends under the name Four Bitchin’ Babes. Her songs have been performed..

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Howe’s Brooklyn: Heights Designer, Brazilian Actress Finds Calling in Dolls Inspired by Sons

SIMONE KAPLAN IS A 33-YEAR-OLD BRAZILIAN WOMAN who lives with her family in Brooklyn Heights — near the Brooklyn Women’s Exchange, where tomorrow she will present her whimsical and charming handmade dolls in a holiday trunk show in late afternoon. Kaplan, who grew up partly on her parents’ farm, says she wasn’t particularly interested in..

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