Arts and Entertainment

Environment is focus of Bay Ridge art show

A Bay Ridge exhibition that opened back on Earth Day in April is still going strong, but art lovers will have to hurry if they want to enjoy the show. It closes on May 31. … Full Article

Deadline to enter Greenest Block in Brooklyn contest coming up fast

This weekend brings the unofficial start of summer, meaning it’s time for organizations and civic groups to enter the 23rd Annual Greenest Block in Brooklyn Contest. Applications must be entered online by Thursday, June 1. … Full Article

Third annual ‘Live at the Archway’ series to feature free concerts and events

Live at the Archway is an annual series of free summer concerts and events that take place Thursdays at 6 p.m. under the Manhattan Bridge in DUMBO — one of the only covered outdoor spaces in NYC. … Full Article

Narrows Community Theater dedicates “Show Boat” concert to late member

The Narrows Community Theater will pay tribute to the memory of a late board member when the company presents a weekend of concerts featuring songs from the legendary musical “Show Boat” in Bay Ridge. … Full Article

Brooklyn Historical Society opens first offsite gallery in DUMBO

The Brooklyn Historical Society (BHS) celebrated the formal opening of its first off-site location in the Empire Stores building at 55 Water St. in DUMBO with a ribbon-cutting ceremony and inaugural exhibition “Shifting Perspectives: Photographs of Brooklyn’s Waterfront. … Full Article

Brave New World Rep offers searing update of August Strindberg's 'Miss Julie'

Scandal on the trading floor!

And you can see it unfold, up close and personal. … Full Article

Protect Like a Mother: Ferocious animals coming to Brooklyn Bridge Park

Exploring the 85-acre Brooklyn Bridge Park, visitors are treated to lush forestry filled with more than 120 different species of birds. From peregrine falcons and Baltimore orioles to buffleheads and ravens, the green is filled with wildlife of all shapes and sizes. … Full Article

Councilmember Espinal calls for 'Night Mayor' to protect NYC nightlife

Mayor Bill de Blasio may soon have to amend his title to “Day Mayor” if legislation proposed by city Councilmember Rafael Espinal gets passed. … Full Article

African dance master choreographer Chuck Davis dies at age 80

Chuck Davis, a master choreographer and teacher of traditional African dance styles who founded dance companies in North Carolina and New York, has died. He was 80. … Full Article

Street Sounds to host Gretsch Day celebration & concert in Bay Ridge

On Saturday June 3, beginning at 12:30 p.m., Street Sounds in Bay Ridge will host its 10th annual Gretsch Day celebration. … Full Article

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