Arts and Entertainment

Happy Anti-Valentine’s Day in Brooklyn

Valentine’s Day (Tuesday, Feb. 14) is largely an excuse for businesses to sell overpriced flowers, candy and wine. But knowing that doesn’t matter if you find yourself alone on the holiday. The fact is, Valentine’s Day is often the one day of the year when even secure singles feel lonely. … Full Article

Jazz in a Brooklyn Lighthouse: A tribute to the great Ella Fitzgerald

When Friday rolls around and the clock strikes 5 p.m., there’s only one thing on everyone’s mind: the weekend. … Full Article

Irwin Corey, the king of comedic confusion, dies at 102

Irwin Corey, the wild-haired comedian and actor known for his improvisational riffs and nonsensical style who billed himself as "The World's Foremost Authority," died Monday at his home in Manhattan, according to his son, Richard. He was 102. … Full Article

Eagle Q&A: Tony Award winning director Garry Hynes

Twenty years ago, at the Town Hall Theatre in Galway, Ireland, the Druid Theatre Company premiered “The Beauty Queen of Leenane,” written by a playwright named Martin McDonagh, who was then still in his 20s, and directed by Garry Hynes, who, along with Marie Mullen and Mick Lally, founded t … Full Article

Celebrate your Valentine's love with a visit to a wastewater treatment plant

How better to celebrate Valentine's Day than with a tour of a wastewater treatment plant? … Full Article

Party for a Cause: Williamsburg bar to donate proceeds to Planned Parenthood

Every Brooklynite has his or her own unique way of protesting an issue they’re passionate about. Some like to march. Others write letters. Many prefer to party. … Full Article

Chinese Lunar New Year Festival parades through Sunset Park

Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams, civic leaders and other elected officials attended the 30th annual Sunset Park Chinese Lunar New Year Festival on Sunday, which included a parade and speeches. The parade began at 11 a.m. at 5002 Eighth Ave. and ran for 10 blocks. … Full Article

John Crowley: A man for all seasons

The artist Chuck Close once said: “Inspiration is for amateurs; all the rest of us show up and get to work.” This certainly seems to be the philosophy of the Irish theatre and film director John Crowley. … Full Article

Howard Greenberg: Life lit up

Because my father loved art, and because he had the courage of his convictions and didn’t wait for the approval of cultural savants before buying it, the home I grew up in was overflowing with paintings, drawings and sculptures. Since he was a high school teacher, his budget was limited. … Full Article


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