Arts and Entertainment

Anish Kapoor's endless black whirlpool opens in Brooklyn Bridge Park

Kids peered on in awe, bewildered, wondering what they were looking at. One child asked, “Is it a swimming pool?” Another hid behind his mother. … Full Article

Brooklyn Public Library’s 20th annual gala draws robust support from community

In a time when Google, Kindle and Wikipedia threaten to render the venerable public library obsolete, it was heartening to witness Brooklyn Public Library’s drawing power as its 20th Annual Gala unfolded within the Williamsburg Savings Bank’s classically elegant interior. … Full Article

14-year-old kicks off first Brooklyn North 5K for special needs kids

14-year-old Jacob Priestly, shown here wearing a blue NYPD shirt, was the grand marshal of Sunday’s 5K raising funds for NYPD families having children with special needs. … Full Article

Bella Voce Singers to perform in Bay Ridge church

The latest offering in the “Art on the Corner” series at the Lutheran Church of the Good Shepherd in Bay Ridge will be a concert starring the female choir Bella Voce Singers. … Full Article

Iconic Coney Island restaurant Gargiulo’s hosts family reunion

Brooklyn’s infamous Gargiulo's Restaurant at 2911 West 15th Street, Coney Island, celebrated a milestone on Sunday, April 23, as generations of family members — children, grandchildren, nieces, nephews and cousins —  traveled from all across the country to return t … Full Article

Storefront Art Walk to liven Bay Ridge’s creative scene

Bay Ridge will once again become the center of Brooklyn’s art scene next month when an annual exhibition that will features partnership between innovative artists and savvy business owners opens.  … Full Article

Only in Brooklyn: 5th Annual Hot Sauce Expo Lands in Greenpoint

As the great Donna Summer once said, "I need some hot stuff, baby, tonight.” … Full Article

BAM hosts The Alan Gala

On the evening of April 4 at the Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM), Alan Fishman, chairman of the BAM board for the past 14 years, and a key part of BAM’s leadership for three decades, was celebrated by friends and colleagues at the Alan Gala. … Full Article

Documentary delves into life of music pioneer, Brooklynite Clive Davis

Clive Davis celebrated his legacy with the debut of a documentary about his life, along with performances from artists he helped become icons, during the opening night of the 2017 Tribeca Film Festival. … Full Article

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