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‘A Taste of Fifth’ presents best bars, restaurants of Park Slope’s 5th Ave.

Park Slope
Celebrated restaurants and bars from Park Slope’s Fifth Avenue will be serving up savory food and drink demonstrating Fifth Avenue’s amazing array of choices at A Taste of Fifth, the annual festival of fine food and complementary wine and beer. … Full Article

Heartbreak House: Theatre for a New Audience stages a harrowing 'King Lear'

Fort Greene
Michael Pennington will break your heart. That's his job, and he does it magnificently. … Full Article

Brooklyn Museum’s ‘Brooklyn Artists Ball’ to Honor Walentases, Ai Weiwei and other prominent artists

Celebrating Brooklyn’s ever-evolving creative community, the Brooklyn Artists Ball, the Brooklyn Museum’s fourth installment of its annual fundraising Gala, will take place on Wednesday, April 16. … Full Article

Rockapella sings Motown’s greatest hits

Manhattan Beach
Brooklyn audiences will get the chance to enjoy a great a cappella performance when Rockapella, one of the most famous groups in the world to perfect the art of singing without musical accompaniment, takes the stage at Kingsborough Community College on April 5. … Full Article

Bay Ridge St. Patrick Parade brings out Irish in everyone

Bay Ridge
Everyone is Irish on Saint Patrick’s Day, but in Bay Ridge, people get to enjoy being Irish for a couple of weeks! … Full Article

Brooklyn-born bluesman releases interconnected album and novel

In an almost unprecedented move, Stockholm-based, Brooklyn-born bluesman Brian Kramer has boldly gone where few have gone before with the simultaneous release of his first novel, “Out Of The Blues,” and a new CD, “Full Circle.” Launched at “Stampen,” a blues/jazz venue in the Swedish capita … Full Article

At BAM, Zimbabwean author NoViolet Bulawayo discusses language, place and going home

Fort Greene
Good food, good wine and good stories are the bedrock of an enjoyable evening, and that's what the Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM) is serving with its Eat, Drink & Be Literary events. … Full Article

How a list of names can land you in jail: Ai Weiwei’s ‘According to What?’ to open at Brooklyn Museum

Brooklyn Boro
I hear people ask: is Ai Weiwei an artist or an activist? At his art exhibit, “According to What?” the activism strikes you. He raises awareness of the devastating 2008 Sichuan earthquake through his responsive outputs, which will go on display this April at the Brooklyn Museum. … Full Article

Rock-soul band to play in Gowanus

The Band Called FUSE is a musical ensemble of hip-hop, rock and soul performers hailing from Belgium, Puerto Rico, Haiti, Panama, New Jersey and New York. … Full Article


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