Arts and Fun

The skies were gray, there was a threat of rain and there was a chill in the air in Bay Ridge on Saturday afternoon, but that didn’t stop hundreds of children from braving the weather and marching  … Full Article

Gentile to host carnival on 69th Street Pier

The 69th Street Pier in Bay Ridge will be the site of a carnival on Saturday designed to give New Yorkers the chance to enjoy the spectacular waterfront while the weather is still warm. … Full Article

Brooklyn cellist and conductor Eric Jacobsen selected to be Music Director for the Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra

Longtime Brooklyn-based conductor and cellist Eric Jacobsen who co-founded, along with his brother Colin, the popular string quartet Brooklyn Rider and the critically acclaimed orchestra The Knights, will become the music director for the Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra next month.   … Full Article

12-year-old filmmaker to screen latest work at WILLiFEST film festival

She’s only 12, but Emma Penaz Eisner has already created three critically-acclaimed short films that have screened at more than 60 international film festivals and won 25 awards. … Full Article

Atlantic Antic Street Festival to return Sept. 27 for 41st year

The Atlantic Antic Street Festival, produced by the Atlantic Avenue Local Development Corp., will be held this Sunday, Sept. 27, from 12 to 6 p.m. … Full Article

Kites soar over Brooklyn Bridge Park

Beautiful warm weather on the last weekend of summer brought great community spirit to Brooklyn Bridge Park for the annual Kite Festival. … Full Article

Local artist to speak about ‘Voyage in Visual Metaphors’ at Brooklyn Heights Library

“A Voyage in Visual Metaphors,” a show by Brooklyn Heights resident Andrew Markus Bell, will open Monday, Oct. 5 at 6 p.m. at the Brooklyn Heights Brach Library (280 Cadman Plaza West). His canvases will be on view until Nov. 12, 2015. … Full Article

On Stage at Kingsborough presents fall show line-up

Tap dancers, giant-sized puppets and a Russian jazz band will all be taking the stage at Kingsborough Community College this fall as part of a new season of performances for the school’s performing arts program On Stage at Kingsborough. … Full Article

Brooklyn Navy Yard's hospital hosts anti-war art installation by Bettina WitteVeen

War is hell. For the first time, the Brooklyn Navy Yard is opening its mysterious, decaying pre-Civil War hospital to an artist. … Full Article

TV hit ‘Gotham’ films in Brooklyn Heights

The hit Fox TV series “Gotham” filmed on location in Brooklyn Heights on Wednesday and Thursday, using the suitably gothic St. Ann & the Holy Trinity Church on Montague Street as a set. … Full Article

Virtual reality film festival coming to DUMBO

Roughly two dozen virtual reality films will be unveiled in DUMBO on Oct. 6 from 8 to 11 p.m. at the Kaleidoscope VR Film Festival. … Full Article


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