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11 artists, 6 cultural groups awarded below-market space in DUMBO

Two Trees Management Co. on Monday announced the artists and cultural and community groups who have received Cultural Space Subsidy Program grants for below-market space in DUMBO. … Full Article

Brooklyn Historical Society’s Library Dinner raises more than $290K

The Brooklyn Historical Society (BHS) on April 14 raised a record amount of more than $290,000 at its 11th Annual Library Dinner. … Full Article

Brooklyn Artists Ball honors Museum Director Arnold Lehman and artists Jean-Michel Basquiat, Takashi Murakami and Kiki Smith

The Brooklyn Museum hosted the Brooklyn Artists Ball to honor its retiring director, Arnold Lehman, and three contemporary artists who had exhibitions during his tenure, at the fifth annual fundraiser gala Wednesday night. … Full Article

Jane Goodall plants seeds of hope at BAM

Jane Goodall spends about 300 days out of every year traveling because she has a message to share. … Full Article

Live at BAM: Ibsen’s ‘Ghosts’ retains youthful vigor after 134 years

It's a good idea to enter a Henrik Ibsen play expecting to experience a range of heavy emotions as the drama unfolds. … Full Article

Brooklyn actors are bringing 'The Two Gentlemen of Verona' to TFANA's Polonsky Shakespeare Center

Back in the days of King James, Shakespeare's theater troupe was called the King's Men. … Full Article

Narrows Community Theater presents 'The Wedding Singer'

A cast of zany, lovable characters, including a wannabe rock star, a winsome waitress who wins his affection and a spicy grandmother, are all part of the fun of “The Wedding Singer,” the 2006 Broadway musical that was based on the hilarious 1998 movie starring Adam Sandler. … Full Article

Portland native wins Pratt Institute and Kravis Center sculpture competition

Robin Oglesbee-Venghaus, a native of Portland, Oregon, is the winner of the Pratt Institute and Raymond F. … Full Article

Art exhibition at Brooklyn Public Library asks, ‘What Kind of House Does a Man Who Has Lived in a 6 x 9-Foot Cell for Over 30 Years Dream Of?’

In 2003, visual artist Jackie Sumell asked Herman Wallace, a Black Panther activist and member of the Angola Three who had been kept in solitary confinement for more than 30 years, via letter: "What kind of house does a man who has lived in a 6x9-foot cell for over 30 years dream of?" … Full Article

Industry City offers behind-the-scenes look at artists at work

The artists and craftsmen who work at Industry City are throwing their doors open and are putting out the welcome mat for visitors as part of a special event at the massive Sunset Park business complex. … Full Article

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