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Katy Clark, president of the Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM), has announced the election of Adam E. Max as chairman of BAM’s board of trustees, effective January 2017. … Full Article

Gowanus Open Studios 2016 wows art lovers

Love that dirty water.

Art flourishes along the banks of the Gowanus, Brooklyn's thoroughly toxic and much-loved canal. … Full Article

Tupac Shakur, Pearl Jam lead Rock Hall of Fame Ballot

The late rapper Tupac Shakur and Seattle-based rockers Pearl Jam are among the first-time nominees on the ballot for induction next year into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. … Full Article

Animal advocates push ban in NYC on exotic circus animals

If some New York City officials and animal advocates prevail, there'll be no more tigers, lions, leopards, monkeys, zebras or even sloths whenever "The Greatest Show on Earth" comes to town. … Full Article

Bob Dylan, 2016 Nobel Prize-winner for literature, has surprising Brooklyn connections

Bob Dylan, who has won the 2016 Nobel Prize in Literature, is now officially ranked among the great literary figures of his generation. … Full Article

Elliott Gould: Part two of the Brooklyn Eagle’s long-ranging interview

In early June, the Brooklyn Eagle published the first half of an interview with Brooklyn-born actor Elliott Gould. The following is the second half of the interview.  … Full Article

Gowanus Open Studios to feature hundreds of artists this weekend

The 20th annual Gowanus Open Studios will take place in the neighborhood from Oct. 14-16, featuring more than 300 artists who are preparing to welcome more than 5,000 visitors into their studios. Studios will be open Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 15‐16 from noon to 6 p.m. … Full Article

Brooklyn Children’s Museum announces opening of new annex in Brooklyn Bridge Park

Brooklyn Children’s Museum (BCM) and Brooklyn Bridge Park (BBP) have announced the opening of Spark, BCM’s new 1,850-square-foot annex space located in the One John Street project in the park’s DUMBO section, which is slated for Oct. 15.  … Full Article

The scariest haunted house this election year? 'Doomocracy'

Artist Pedro Reyes thinks American politics are pretty darn terrifying, especially this election year, and he wants to scare the wits out of you with his "Doomocracy" exhibition. … Full Article


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