Arts and Entertainment

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

An old house and a worn-out pair of shoes

Readers may recall an article my late father, Dr. Bernie Wasserman, wrote for the Brooklyn Heights Press in 2005. … Full Article


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