'Top Chef' auditions in Brooklyn

Emeril Lagasse during a casting episode of

Emeril Lagasse during a casting episode of "Top Chef Seattle" in Las Vegas. (May 22, 2012) Photo Credit: AP

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CHEFS GO FOR THE TOP Bravo's cooking competition "Top Chef" is recruiting competitors for upcoming Season 11. They'll hold auditions at Brooklyn's Talde restaurant Wednesday 10 a.m.- 1 p.m. Or apply via video. Application, info at bravotv.com/casting.

GOT A PRANK FOR BETTY? The senior tricksters of "Betty White's Off Their Rockers" are looking for prank ideas from viewers. Chosen pranks will be used on the season finale, with submission credit given on-screen. Suggest your prank(s) at nbc.com/bettywhite.

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Y NOT? Manhattan's 92nd Street Y locations regularly host intriguing discussions with show-biz personalities. Upcoming events spotlight NBC newsman Brian Williams Feb. 27 and two funny ladies, Joy Behar March 12 and Rachel Dratch March 13 (Dratch event at TriBeCa location). Info at 92y.org.

KIDS CHOICE VOTE Nickelodeon has opened online polls for the 26th annual Kids Choice Awards, airing live March 23. Pick your current faves in TV, movies, music and sports at nick.com/kca.

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