Arts and Fun

Although Oakland, California is more than 2,900 miles away from Brooklyn, that isn't stopping a group of courageous club owners from raising money for the victims and families of the Dec. … Full Article

Finian’s Rainbow at the Irish Repertory Theatre: An interview with Melissa Errico

When I was 18 in my freshman year at the University of Wisconsin, I took a film studies course called “The History of the American Musical Comedy.” Growing up in Brooklyn, my parents had been taking me to musicals on Broadway since I was in short pants. … Full Article

Brooklyn Historical Society honors National Grid & Brooklyn Brewery

Abolition, suffrage, the struggle for equal rights under the law, and, most importantly, education, were the predominant themes of the Brooklyn Historical Society’s Fall Gala. … Full Article

BrooklynONE Productions celebrates 10-year anniversary with fundraiser at St. Patrick Catholic Academy

On Saturday, Nov. 12, BrooklynONE (bkONE) hosted “And Away We Go — A 10-Year Anniversary Fundraiser,” at St. Patrick Catholic Academy in Bay Ridge. The event celebrated a decade of bkONE and honored 10 community leaders who had previously received the Vince Mazza Award. … Full Article

Brooklyn Electronic Music Festival delivers healing, hope to Brooklyn during contentious week

In what was a long and controversial week for many in the Brooklyn community, it was only fitting that the Brooklyn Electronic Music Festival (BEMF) was there to console, heal and offer refuge to young adults looking to escape reality and the everyday problems of society. … Full Article

McGolrick Park Neighborhood Alliance plants daffodil bulbs in Greenpoint Park

A classic autumn morning greeted members of the McGolrick Park Neighborhood Alliance as they gathered to initiate the latest phase in the park’s beautification. … Full Article

Park Slope’s Pavilion Theater closes

The Pavilion, Park Slope’s only movie theater, had its farewell party on Nov. 1. The well-attended event marked the closing of the theater, which has been unspooling films in the neighborhood since 2006. … Full Article

'Monster Squad' star Andre Gower fires up Brooklyn fans

Andre Gower, who played 12-year-old Sean Crenshaw in the 1987 film "The Monster Squad," was swarmed by fans on Halloween night at Downtown Brooklyn's newest dine-in movie theater, Alamo Drafthouse. His appearance was part of an opening weekend program of new releases and classic films. … Full Article

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