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Forest City Ratner announces Downtown Brooklyn’s 3rd Annual ‘Summer@MetroTech’ Summer Series

Summer@MetroTech” — a summer-long cultural and entertainment festival that includes free music, movies, activities and televised sporting events — is returning to Downtown Brooklyn’s MetroTech Commons. … Full Article

Brooklyn Museum appoints Anne Pasternak as director

The Brooklyn Museum announced on Tuesday that it has named Anne Pasternak, president and artistic director of Creative Time, as its new director. … Full Article

If you can make it there: Acts try out for NY subway spots

It's a rite of spring: performers auditioning for the privilege of doing their thing in grubby, noisy subway stations. … Full Article

Casa Duse hosts musical performances in Park Slope

During the weekend of May 8 to 10, the Casa Duse on Prospect Park West in Park Slope and host Robert Krakovski offered three special musical events. … Full Article

Regina Opera to perform at Bay Ridge Library

Opera arias and Broadway show tunes will both be on the song list when the Regina Opera company presents a free concert at the Bay Ridge Library on Wednesday, May 27. … Full Article

Storefront Art Walk wows Bay Ridge shoppers

The new Whitney Museum is grand, but you don’t have to go to there to see thought-provoking works of art. All you have to do is shop on Bay Ridge’s Fifth Avenue. … Full Article

Brooklyn's in the house — at the new Whitney Museum

Basquiat lives — at the Meatpacking District's new crowd magnet, the Whitney Museum. A painting by the Brooklyn-born superstar, who died tragically young in 1988, has pride of place in the inaugural exhibition at the Whitney's new building. … Full Article

Brooklyn Film Festival announces 18th annual festival lineup

The Brooklyn Film Festival (BFF) has announced its full slate of films for the 2015 edition of this Brooklyn cultural mainstay.  … Full Article

17th of May Parade brings out Norwegian in everyone

Everyone was Norwegian in Bay Ridge on Sunday, even if they weren’t born Norwegian! A special Scandinavian spirit took over the neighborhood as the 63rd Annual 17th of May Parade — also known as the Norwegian Day Parade — took place on Third Avenue. … Full Article

Selections from new opera to be performed in Brooklyn

On Friday and Saturday, May 22 and 23, at 8 p.m., Roulette, a performance venue at 509 Atlantic Ave. in Brooklyn, will present excerpts from composer George Lewis’ new opera, “Afterword: The AACM (as) Opera.” … Full Article


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