Arts and Fun

Foodies flocked to DUMBO Wednesday night to visit Brooklyn Bounty, a celebration of local food and spirits hosted by the Brooklyn Historical Society (BHS). … Full Article

Documentary recalls ‘Stickball’ era of Brooklyn

An award-winning documentary recalling the bygone “stickball” era of Brooklyn has landed a distribution deal with a new company cataloging important films relating to the borough. … Full Article

Fall Harvest Festival brings country life to Brooklyn

If you walked into the Narrows Botanical Gardens in Bay Ridge on Sunday afternoon, Oct. 12, you might have thought you had left Brooklyn behind for a day to travel to the country. … Full Article

Brooklyn bands Controller and Romans to perform at #IWILLLISTEN concert Oct. 20

Brooklyn bands Controller and Romans Are Alive are set to perform at a free concert on Monday, Oct. 20 at the Mercury Lounge in Manhattan to showcase the release of the #IWILLLISTEN album. … Full Article

Prospect Park’s 2014 ice skating season kicks off Oct. 25

Prospect Park’s amazing skating pavilion, the LeFrak Center at Lakeside, is kicking off its second ice skating season on Saturday, Oct. 25 (weather permitting). … Full Article

Finalists announced for Brooklyn Senior Idol Contest

Fourteen talented contestants will be competing in the finals of the Brooklyn Senior Idol competition, a showcase for older adults with the show business bug. The contestants will put their talents on the line at the finals, which will take place on Saturday, Oct. … Full Article

BRIC and 651 ARTS present work by celebrated African choreographers

BRIC and 651 ARTS, two venerable Downtown Brooklyn arts organizations, have collaborated to present “Look Back, Dance Forward: Tales of Home | Congo/Mozambique,” two nights of dance-theater featuring work by celebrated contemporary African choreographers. … Full Article

Audience gets to take part in brooklynONE’s ‘Romeo + Juliet’

It’s where Shakespeare meets “Tony n’ Tina’s Wedding” — and it's taking place in southwest Brooklyn. … Full Article

‘Gotta Sing' Concert to feature young Brooklyn pianist

Brooklyn’s Regina Opera Company will continue its 45th season with a Nov. 2 “Gotta Sing" Concert, featuring classical music and opera and Broadway favorites. … Full Article

Rhapsody Players to sing sweet songs for Saint Patrick Catholic Academy

Music lovers will get the chance to hear the biggest hits from the '60s, '70s and '80s and help raise money for a Bay Ridge school at same time on Saturday night. … Full Article

Brooklynites’ ‘Voices Beyond Bondage’ presents ‘Territory Waiting to be Explored’

Brooklynites Erika DeSimone and Louis Fidel have recently published “Voices Beyond Bondage: An Anthology of Verse by African Americans of the 19th Century” — a book that collects the poems of African Americans of the 19th Century into an historically significant volume, the first to focus o … Full Article

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