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The Weekend Tip: Brooklyn Food Conference

Over 5,000 people expected to attend free, all-day event.

1. Do you dream of delicious, ecologically sustainable, socially just, and accessible food? Join the  to learn how to make the dream a reality. , 29 Fort Greene Place. Sat., 9 a.m. Free.

2.  will help teach workshops on three different dance styles from Cuba and then lead a conversation about Afro-Cuban dance. , 558 Fulton St. Sat., 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., with Roots of Salsa Fundraiser at 9 p.m. $18 online, $25 at the door.

3. Just in time for Mother's Day, Brooklyn-based author Erin Bried presents her new book, . Greenlight Bookstore, 686 Fulton St. Sun. 11 a.m. 

4. Continuing to keep jazz alive,  performs every second Sunday. This month's special guest is Jazz vocalist TC III. , 240 Dekalb Ave. Sun., 6 p.m. $10.

5. Two-time Tony and Olivier Award winner Jonathan Pryce is joined by Alan Cox and Alex Hassell in this major revival of . BAM Harvey Theater, 651 Fulton St. Sun., 7:30 p.m. $25.

Norman Sapoznik May 13, 2012 at 12:26 PM
What is a 'socially-just' food? Just a note to all of you "Brooklynites" who live above Eastern Pkwy, there are wonderful people, with long interesting histories and families living in the rest (most) of Brooklyn who are not cultural snobs. When I hear 'sustainable' I tend to agree but 'socially just' with a fist symbol is questionable. Is everything political with them?

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