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Monumental 19th century anchor seeking suitable public spot to honor Heights shipping heritage

When Wolf Spille, owner of Sirius Ship Brokerage, decided to buy 76 Montague St. and move his business locally, he was already proud of Brooklyn Heights. … Full Article

Open rehearsal brings viewers closer to ‘Cool Hand Luke’ action

Audiences can see a play before its opening night on Broadway by attending a preview performance of the show. But imagine getting the chance to see a play even before it starts previews. … Full Article

Radcliffe Institute fellow returns to Brooklyn for new solo show

A visit to Elise Adibi’s makeshift art gallery/studio apartment on Monroe Place is a reminder of the flavor and breadth of characters who call Brooklyn Heights home. … Full Article

Cave Canem Foundation presents new works, reading

Brooklyn-based artist William Villalongo’s works will be showcased from 6 to 9 p.m. on Jan. 29 at Cave Canem Foundation in DUMBO. … Full Article

Barry Manilow to play at Barclays in June

Brooklyn native Barry Manilow will play at Barclays Center on his birthday, June 17, as the final stop in the superstar’s “One Last Time!” tour. … Full Article

Children’s arts festival dedicated to Malala Yousafzai

A children’s arts festival held in Bay Ridge every year that is dedicated to world peace will be saluting Malala Yousafzai, the youngest person ever to be awarded the Nobel Peace Prize. … Full Article

Brooklyn embraces connection to noted Harvard Kroks

The evening of Jan. 7 featured a “first” at the venerable Heights Casino, a private club founded in 1904. It was the first formal concert ever held in the doubles squash court. Performing were the Harvard Krokodiloes, one of the finest a cappella groups in the world.  … Full Article

BAM announces 2015 kids programming

Brooklyn Academy of Music has announced its 2015 BAMkids winter/spring programming — a full line-up of international theater, dance and film for kids and families. … Full Article

Grace Chorale to perform ‘Luminous Night’ in Bay Ridge

Works by Beethoven as well as music from contemporary composers will be on the program when Grace Chorale of Brooklyn makes its first appearance at Art on the Corner, an arts program in Bay Ridge. … Full Article

From Brownsville to Broadway: Warren Adler’s career pays homage to his roots

Making the transition from Brownsville to Broadway is not a common feat, but acclaimed author Warren Adler is doing just that. In fact, Adler has been carrying his heritage with him to the entertainment industry throughout his entire career. … Full Article

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