Arts and Fun

Katy Clark, president of the Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM), has announced the election of Adam E. Max as chairman of BAM’s board of trustees, effective January 2017. … Full Article

SummerStage's Brooklyn season begins June 13

City Parks Foundation is proud to announce the 2016 season of SummerStage, New York City’s largest free performing arts festival, bringing more than 115 free performances to Central Park and 15 neighborhood parks throughout the five boroughs. With performances ranging from American pop, Yid … Full Article

Badass Brooklyn Animal Rescue to celebrate five years with bash

Badass Brooklyn Animal Rescue — a nonprofit, all-breed dog rescue composed of a network of fosters and volunteers — is celebrating its fifth birthday by hosting its second annual Badass Bash on Tuesday, June 14 at Littlefield Art Space (620 Deg … Full Article

Brooklyn goes to Williamstown

For the past 60 years, devoted theatre-goers have been making the hajj to the Mecca of summer theatre, the Williamstown Theatre Festival. The festival is located in Williamstown in the Berkshires on the stunning campus of Williams College. … Full Article

Liberty Weekend brings Revolutionary War back

Liberty Weekend was celebrated with a great flourish at the New Utrecht Reformed Church in Bensonhurst as Revolutionary War re-enactors set up camp on the grounds and fired their rifles, visitors took tours of the historic church and everyone got the chance to buy homemade cakes and cookies … Full Article

Geoffroy’s marmosets and Geoffroy’s tamarin born at Prospect Park Zoo

Three Geoffroy’s marmosets and a Geoffroy’s tamarin born at WCS’s (Wildlife Conservation Society) Prospect Park Zoo have made their public debut. … Full Article

Atlantic Cup races in New York Harbor, leaves mark on Brooklyn

It was a tough day at the office for the Brooklyn Eagle on Thursday afternoon. … Full Article

Sunset Park hosts 12th annual Brooklyn Waterfront Tastes benefit

The Brooklyn Greenway Initiative (BGI) took another step in its march to the sea by assembling an impressive roster of vendors for its 12th annual Brooklyn Waterfront Tastes benefit. … Full Article

9th annual Gretsch Day celebrates iconic guitar born in Brooklyn

As always, great music made the 9th annual Gretsch Day celebration at Street Sounds in Brooklyn a bona fide success.  Musicians and music lovers alike came to Bay Ridge on Saturday, June 4 for a full day of music, ranging from rock and rockabilly to bluegrass, jazz and the blues. … Full Article

Rain doesn’t dampen Fifth Avenue Festival fun

It rained an hour before the start of the Fifth Avenue Spring Festival and it poured during the last hour of the event. … Full Article

Stargazing, soccer-playing robots come to Brooklyn for World Science Festival

The World Science Festival — which will include dozens of events throughout New York City — is set to return to Brooklyn this weekend. The annual festival allows participants to mix it up with leading scientists, thinkers and artists. … Full Article


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