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Walk On By: A gallery crawl near Downtown Brooklyn

Everybody loves pub crawls. A gallery crawl can be a good thing, too. Booze breaks can be part of it, if that makes the art more entertaining for you. Or there's always brunch to brighten the day. … Full Article

Six Brooklyn artists to exhibit at fifth Contemporary Art Fair NYC

Six artists from Brooklyn will exhibit their masterworks at the fifth Contemporary Art Fair NYC, May 8 to 11, at The Tunnel in Chelsea. … Full Article

Adam Youch Fans: Saturday is MCA Day in Brooklyn

Two years after his death, fans of Beastie Boys co-founder Adam ‘MCA’ Yauch will be paying tribute to his artistic legacy and celebrating his life on Saturday with a party in Gowanus. … Full Article

BAM presents ‘Poetry 2014: Birth of a Hip-Hop Nation’

Paying homage to the roots and political relevance of the South Bronx-born hip-hop movement, BAM will present a one-night-only performance on Friday, May 9, titled “Poetry 2014: Birth of a Hip-Hop Nation.”  … Full Article

Narrows Community Theater presents ‘Singin’ in the Rain’

The classic MGM movie musical “Singin’ in the Rain’ is coming to the stage in Bay Ridge, courtesy of Narrows Community Theater (NCT), which is presenting a stage version of the beloved film. … Full Article

BHA House and Garden Tour celebrates historic preservation

The Brooklyn Heights Association (BHA) will sponsor its 30th annual house and garden tour of five privately owned historic townhouses and gardens in Brooklyn Heights on Saturday, May 10, from 1-5 p.m. … Full Article

Taste of the Ridge offers bite-size bits of happiness

It was impossible to be on a diet and walk through the auditorium at Saint Patrick Catholic Church in Bay Ridge on Sunday afternoon, not with serving trays filled with pasta primavera, pork empanadas, macaroni and cheese, pepper steak and rice and beans along with dozens of other delectable … Full Article

651 Arts to celebrate 25 years

651 ARTS, a non-profit organization dedicated to supporting contemporary performing arts of the African Diaspora, will celebrate 25 years of developing, producing and presenting performance and cultural programming that continues to serve the local community and beyond. … Full Article

Five decades of Lee Friedlander’s monographs to be displayed at Pratt

The exhibition “Lee Friedlander: The Printed Picture” will provide the public with the rare opportunity to experience the award-winning artist’s work through more than 40 publications, related ephemera, and selected epigraphs. … Full Article

Brooklyn farmer's market comes to life

Check out this aerial view of the Court Street farmers market! Just think of it as a nice green oasis from your jury duty or dull office job. And those colors!  … Full Article

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