Arts and Entertainment

Author and activist Daniela Gioseffi to host film screening at St. Francis College

St. Francis College will host Daniela Gioseffi for a screening and discussion of a documentary about her life, “Author and Activist: The Daniela Gioseffi Story,” Monday at 12:30 p.m. in the college’s Founders Hall. … Full Article

Introducing: The Ultimate Brooklyn Playlist

It is no secret that Brooklyn has produced some of the greatest entertainers of all time.  So many acclaimed actors, authors, singers and songwriters were born and raised in the borough, including Barbra Streisand, Woody Allen, Mel Brooks and Jerry Seinfeld, to name a few. … Full Article

Recent Brooklyn history influenced pop music and created new icons

Back in 1945, the Brooklyn Eagle published a column about a new song called “Give Me the Moon Over Brooklyn” recorded by Guy Lombardo and his Royal Canadians. At the time, songs about Brooklyn were scarce, although some achieved fame over the years. … Full Article

Interschool Orchestras of NY’s ISO Symphony to perform in Brooklyn on April 5

On Wednesday, April 5, InterSchool Orchestras of New York’s ISO Symphony will hold a free community concert at Congregation Beth Elohim, located at 274 Garfield Place in Brooklyn, at 7 p.m., performing works by Mahler, Verdi and Bernstein. … Full Article

2nd annual St. Francis College Women’s Film Festival set for March 28, 29

After reviewing more than 1,000 submissions, the judges of the 2nd Annual St. Francis College Women’s Film Festival selected the 58 films that will be screened on March 28 and 29 in the college’s Founders Hall. … Full Article

From Argentina With Love: All-male fiery dance group debuts in Brooklyn

When Che Malambo comes to town, spellbound spectators are treated to an impassioned performance featuring drums, stomping, fierce percussion and whirling weapons. … Full Article

The Celts host 23rd annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade down Montague Street

The Celts of the New York State Courts System, Kings County hosted its 23rd annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade down Montague Street in Brooklyn Heights last Friday. … Full Article

The Turtle Lady thrives in Williamsburg

Sara is standing outside her Williamsburg apartment building holding up her 20-year-old “little boy,” Abe. A Hasidic man does a double take driving by as does the cop cruising behind him. … Full Article

Park Slope holds oldest St. Patrick’s Day Parade in the borough

Irish eyes were smiling in Brooklyn on Sunday as Park Slope held its 42nd Annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade. In fact, it might have been the next best thing to celebrating back home in the Emerald Isle. … Full Article

When Chuck Berry came to Brooklyn

With the passing of Chuck Berry on Saturday, popular music lost one of its true legends and rock ‘n’ roll lost its founding father.  Berry died at his home in St. Louis, Missouri after spending his last years working on his final album. … Full Article

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