Arts and Fun

Brooklyn-based music production company Soul Science Lab, in partnership with Brooklyn performing arts organization 651 Arts and Elektric Breakfast, will present “Soundtrack ‘63”  … Full Article

'Skeleton Crew' author to read, discuss work in Brooklyn

Retired NYPD detective sergeant John Paolucci will join author Deborah Halber to talk about the issues surrounding unidentified human remains in the U.S. at Brooklyn's Morbid Anatomy Museum on July 8. … Full Article

‘Smokey Joe’s Café’ coming to Owl’s Head Park

Councilman Vincent Gentile is teaming up with Jeff Samaha Theater Productions/Ridge Chorale to kick-off the summer arts season in Bay Ridge on June 22 with a free performance of the critically acclaimed Broadway musical revue Smokey Joe's Café. … Full Article

‘Taste of Bushwick’ brings together restaurants, artists and the performing arts

The first annual ‘Taste of Bushwick’ was a smashing success, with overflow crowds rejoicing in food and drink from some of the hottest restaurants in the neighborhood, all while providing donations that will benefit the performing arts. … Full Article

Brooklyn Public Library receives $400,000 grant from NY Life Foundation

Brooklyn Public Library (BPL) announced on Monday that it received a two-year, $400,000 grant from the New York Life Foundation to expand its Brooklyn Connections program.  The program is a school outreach initiative that offers middle school students rare access t … Full Article

PHOTO: Beautiful view from Brooklyn Bridge Park

While driving on the BQE Sunday evening near Brooklyn Bridge Park, we were able to get a breathtaking view of the Manhattan skyline form the area near Brooklyn Bridge Park. Don't worry, the photo wasn't taken by the person behind the wheel.  … Full Article

Brooklynite’s animated film to premiere this summer

Transplanted from Latvia, Brooklynite Signe Baumane has created the first-ever animated film, “Rocks In My Pockets,” to be chosen for the Official Selection – Competition program of the Karlovy Vary International Film Festival. … Full Article

VIDEO: Brooklyn Bridge love locks get unlocked

Are you familiar with the Ponts Des Arts in Paris? It's a bridge that recently collapsed in part due to love padlocks attached to the bridge containing names and dates signifying memorable moments in the lives of numerous Brooklynites and New Yorkers. … Full Article

United Photo Industries to lead public tour of ‘THE FENCE’

On Wednesday, June 18 at 11 a.m., United Photo Industries (UPI) principals Sam Barzilay, Dave Shelley and Laura Roumanos will lead a public tour of the newly installed “THE FENCE,” a 1,000 ft. … Full Article

SummerStage kids offers free performing arts events in Brooklyn

City Parks Foundation has announced the 2014 launch of SummerStage Kids, New York City’s unique, interactive family festival presenting more than 90 performing arts events at 30 locations citywide. … Full Article

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