Arts and Entertainment

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

Chekhov and Durang on Willow Place: Heights Players’ production of ‘Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike’

On one of the most glorious Sundays of the spring thus far, I found myself on one of the most charming streets in Brooklyn Heights. Willow Place, between Joralemon and State Streets, is so secluded and quiet that one can actually hear birds chirping.
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Bright spring weather frames Luna Park’s Opening Day

Gorgeous spring weather served as the backdrop for Luna Park’s official grand opening on April 9. By the time FDNY Lt. … Full Article

Fontbonne student selected for Storefront Art Walk

A talented young artist from Fontbonne Hall Academy is getting the chance to bring her work to a larger audience thanks to a new partnership between her school and the organizers of an outdoor art exhibition on Bay Ridge’s Fifth Avenue. … Full Article

Brooklyn’s Barclays Center hosts 32nd annual Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony

On Friday, Brooklyn’s Barclays Center welcomed the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame’s class of 2017 inductees with a star-studded night of unforgettable performances. … Full Article

Brooklyn Eagle interview with Daniel Messé, Amelie composer, lyricist, HEM band founder

A spoonful of whimsy seemed the perfect antidote to the cold and rain of a recent Saturday night. … Full Article

Contentious East Williamsburg club The Brooklyn Mirage secures full liquor license

The controversial pop-up club The Brooklyn Mirage was indeed living up to its name last summer after city officials repeatedly shut down the venue for a host of violations. … Full Article

Born in Brooklyn: ‘The Rifleman’ star Chuck Connors

Many people may be surprised to learn that actor Chuck Connors, best known as the star of the hit TV series “The Rifleman,” grew up in Bay Ridge. The show, which ran from 1958 to 1963, still lives on in reruns decades after its finale. … Full Article

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