Arts and Fun

While singer-songwriter Zak Smith may describe his sound as Americana or alternative, his thoughtful lyrics mixed with light accompaniment blend to create a fresh sound not heard often in the … Full Article

Brooklyn embraces connection to noted Harvard Kroks

The evening of Jan. 7 featured a “first” at the venerable Heights Casino, a private club founded in 1904. It was the first formal concert ever held in the doubles squash court. Performing were the Harvard Krokodiloes, one of the finest a cappella groups in the world.  … Full Article

BAM announces 2015 kids programming

Brooklyn Academy of Music has announced its 2015 BAMkids winter/spring programming — a full line-up of international theater, dance and film for kids and families. … Full Article

Grace Chorale to perform ‘Luminous Night’ in Bay Ridge

Works by Beethoven as well as music from contemporary composers will be on the program when Grace Chorale of Brooklyn makes its first appearance at Art on the Corner, an arts program in Bay Ridge. … Full Article

From Brownsville to Broadway: Warren Adler’s career pays homage to his roots

Making the transition from Brownsville to Broadway is not a common feat, but acclaimed author Warren Adler is doing just that. In fact, Adler has been carrying his heritage with him to the entertainment industry throughout his entire career. … Full Article

Regina Opera presents ‘Salute to Broadway’

On Sunday, Feb. 1 at 3 p.m., Regina Opera will present a “Salute to Broadway” concert at Our Lady of Perpetual Help auditorium, 5902 6th Ave. … Full Article

Brooklyn Historical Society launches ‘Movie Mondays’ film series

Brooklyn Historical Society (BHS) is planning to introduce “Movie Mondays,” a new monthly series of film screenings and discussions. … Full Article

Brooklyn Chamber now accepting applications for premier contemporary design show

The Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce is now accepting applications for BKLYN DESIGNS, which will return in 2015 on May 8, 9 and 10. … Full Article

Sunset Park fans create their own version of Bingo

A group of Sunset Park residents whose members enjoy sharing stories on Facebook about growing up in that neighborhood have a new way to celebrate their favorite community. … Full Article

Brooklyn Histroical Society to host artist, historian discussing Brooklyn-inspired works

Brooklyn Historical Society (BHS) will host a special discussion in connection with one of its current exhibits, “She said, She said:  Art and inspiration in the work of Nell Painter and Lucille Fornasieri Gold,” which pays homage to two different but equally dynamic women sharing their vie … Full Article

Red sky in the morning

Who needs an art gallery? Stunning altocumulus clouds painted the early morning sky over Downtown Brooklyn on Monday, heralding the coming of colder weather.    … Full Article

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