Arts and Fun

The dog owners of Brooklyn Heights are a hearty breed, showing their mettle at the 2015 Brooklyn Heights Association (BHA) Dog Show on Saturday, despite wind gusts of up to 40 mph from the remnants … Full Article

Giulio Gari Foundation presents International Vocal Competition winners

On the evening of Sunday, Sept. 20, the Giulio Gari Foundation introduced us to its International Vocal Competition 2015 winners. The event took place at the New York Athletic Club on Central Park South at 59th Street and Seventh Avenue. … Full Article

Brooklyn Philharmonia Chorus holds open auditions for 60th year

The Brooklyn Philharmonia Chorus, the borough’s oldest community chorus, is looking for new singers. The chorus is holding open auditions for its 60th year on Oct. 6 and Oct. 13 at First Presbyterian Church, 124 Henry St. in Brooklyn Heights. … Full Article

Excitement builds for Ragamuffin Parade, Third Ave. Festival

Bay Ridge is getting ready for its biggest weekend of the year, when it welcomes hundreds of thousands of visitors to the neighborhood for a parade and a street fair that are sure to put smiles on everyone’s faces. … Full Article

Autumn Moon Festival brings Chinese arts, culture to Brooklyn Bridge Park

Lion dances, moon cakes, a children’s lantern parade and tabletop diplomacy were some of the highlights of the Autumn Moon Festival at Brooklyn Bridge Park on Saturday, hosted by Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams and attended by numerous Chinese dignitaries. … Full Article

'Serial' creators: 'Truthful reporting can look like art'

When Sarah Koenig and Julie Snyder, co-creators of the hit podcast “Serial,” embarked on their project, they had modest expectations. … Full Article

Gentile to host carnival on 69th Street Pier

The 69th Street Pier in Bay Ridge will be the site of a carnival on Saturday designed to give New Yorkers the chance to enjoy the spectacular waterfront while the weather is still warm. … Full Article

Brooklyn cellist and conductor Eric Jacobsen selected to be Music Director for the Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra

Longtime Brooklyn-based conductor and cellist Eric Jacobsen who co-founded, along with his brother Colin, the popular string quartet Brooklyn Rider and the critically acclaimed orchestra The Knights, will become the music director for the Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra next month.   … Full Article

12-year-old filmmaker to screen latest work at WILLiFEST film festival

She’s only 12, but Emma Penaz Eisner has already created three critically-acclaimed short films that have screened at more than 60 international film festivals and won 25 awards. … Full Article

Atlantic Antic Street Festival to return Sept. 27 for 41st year

The Atlantic Antic Street Festival, produced by the Atlantic Avenue Local Development Corp., will be held this Sunday, Sept. 27, from 12 to 6 p.m. … Full Article


Join the conversation
  • Most Viewed
  • Most Commented
  • Most Shared
  • Past:
  • 1 day
  • 1 week
  • 1 month
  • 1 year