Arts and Fun

Writings of Henry Miller, ‘Just a Brooklyn Boy,’ featured in art exhibit in Tarpon Springs, Florida

The Leepa-Rattner Museum of Art in Tarpon Springs, Florida is currently holding an exhibition of works by figurative expressionist painter Abraham Rattner and Brooklyn author Henry Miller, known as the "bad boy" of American … Full Article

Juried exhibition of art by NYC public school students now on view at Met

“P.S. Art,” the annual juried exhibition of works of art in all media created by New York City public school students, recently opened in the Ruth and Harold D. Uris Center for Education at The Metropolitan Museum of Art. … Full Article

‘Invisiball’ coming to Brooklyn this week

“Invisiball,” an inventive, comedic performance about the world’s most popular sport, is coming to Brooklyn from June 24 to 26.  … Full Article

BAM hosts ‘Into the Woods’ original cast reunion

Amid frequent and uproarious applause from a packed house, Stephen Sondheim, James Lapine and several members of the original "Into the Woods" cast took to the stage for a reunion Sunday at the Broo … Full Article

Mermaids, aquatic creatures turn out for Coney Island Parade

A steady drizzle didn't keep revelers from Coney Island's 33rd annual Mermaid Parade. The colorful parade up the boardwalk Saturday was part of a tradition that marks the start of summer for many New Yorkers. … Full Article

Brooklyn College Department of Theater presents New Works Brooklyn: A Festival of Readings

The Brooklyn College Department of Theater will hold its second New Works Brooklyn Festival from June 22 to 26. This year’s festival features staged readings of one-act plays written by award-winning playwrights. … Full Article

Gentile hosting Father’s Day celebration

Hey, all of you dads out there, what could be better than spending Father’s Day with your kids enjoying the cool breeze on the waterfront? … Full Article

First gala in new St. Ann’s Warehouse honors collaborators, raises $650K

St. Ann’s Warehouse presented its 2015 gala “Lights Up,” in the organization’s highly anticipated, nearly complete new theater at the historic waterfront Tobacco Warehouse in Brooklyn Bridge Park on Tuesday. … Full Article

Iconic public artworks planned at BAM through $3.5M gift

The Robert W. Wilson Charitable Trust has made a generous $3.5 million gift to BAM to implement the BAM Robert W. Wilson Public Art Initiative. The art will serve to define and connect four separate sites on the BAM campus. … Full Article

CinemaFest to bring short films to BAM

If you go by the old adage that less is more, then you might not want to miss the collection of original short films interspersed with the features selected for CinemaFest at the Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM) this month.  … Full Article

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