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Bushwick artist creates works inspired by Boko Haram-kidnapped girls

Bushwick artist Mary Mihelic is in the process of creating 53 artworks inspired by the courage of the 53 girls who escaped the Boko Haram by running for their lives during an attack at their school. … Full Article

African art exhibitions coming to Borough Hall

Brooklyn Borough President Eric L. Adams on Wednesday announced the display of two African art exhibitions in Brooklyn Borough Hall in the coming weeks. … Full Article

18th annual DUMBO Arts Festival transforms neighborhood into waterfront gallery

The DUMBO Arts Festival has announced its exciting 18th celebration of art on the waterfront, featuring “big headed” critics, hydroponic tomato plant sculptures, a traveling dance party, a tour of DUMBO’s industrial history and much more.  … Full Article

40th Atlantic Antic expected to draw thousands to Brooklyn

The 40th anniversary of New York City's largest street fair, the Atlantic Antic, takes place this Sunday, Sept. 28 from noon to 6 p.m. … Full Article

41st Third Avenue Festival to be 'best one yet,' organizers say

The 41st Annual Third Avenue Festival will be the best one yet, the event’s organizers predicted. The festival, a 25-block-long street fair featuring everything from concert stages to flea markets, is set for Sept. … Full Article

Norwegian Christian Home hosts fall fair

The Norwegian Christian Home and Health Center welcomed autumn by hosting a Fall Fair on Saturday, featuring food, gifts, raffles and fun activities for children. The center, located at 1250 67th St. in Dyker Heights, sponsors a fall fair in its main building every year. … Full Article

Ragamuffin Parade luncheon raises funds for kiddie march

Preparations are being finalized for the 48th Annual Ragamuffin Parade, an event that features thousands of children wearing homemade costumes marching up Third Avenue in Bay Ridge to the cheers of tens of thousands of spectators lining the streets. … Full Article

Brooklyn Book Festival features Rushdie, Auster, other literary stars

The Brooklyn Book Festival kicked off on Sunday with more than 100 panel discussions, readings and other literary activities. … Full Article

WATCH IT LIVE: This Sunday's 'Montague Street Summer Space'

The Brooklyn Eagle begins its salute to the 75th Anniversary of the Heights Press with live video coverage of the 'Montague Street Summer Sp … Full Article

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