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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

FERN Talks & Eats to feature food, storytelling, music

FERN Talks & Eats, an immersive food-focused event, will take place Monday, Nov. … Full Article

Brooklyn Historical Society’s Brooklyn bounty celebrates borough’s food, culture heritage

Each year at Brooklyn Historical Society’s (BHS’s) Brooklyn Bounty, 400+ guests enjoy chef’s tastings of the best food Brooklyn has to offer, music, cocktails and more. This year’s event will be held on Oct. 22 at a new space — 26 Bridge in DUMBO. … Full Article

Gowanus artists open studio this weekend

Court sketch artist Alba Acevedo depicts a court scene in this image, which was published earlier this year in the Brooklyn Daily Eagle. Acevedo, along with hundreds of other Gowanus-based artists, will open her studio to the public on Oct. … Full Article

Columbus Day Parade brings out Italian pride in Brooklyn

You don’t have to be Italian to love the Columbus Day Parade. In Bensonhurst, residents of all nationalities came out to watch the 33rd Annual Brooklyn Columbus Day Parade on Saturday. … Full Article

Brooklyn writer’s memoir chronicles year on a farm

When Carroll Gardens-based writer Rochelle Bilow was assigned to write an article about a small, full-diet farm in central New York, she picked up her life to move to the farm, where she served as the designated cook and farmhand. … Full Article

Bark Avenue Adopt-A-Thon slated for Oct. 19 in Park Slope

The Bark Avenue Adopt-A-Thon, an animal adoption event, is being held at Old Stone House & Washington Park in Park Slope on Sunday, Oct. 19, from 1 to 5 p.m. This is a free and educational adoption event for the city’s shelters, dogs and cats. … Full Article

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