Arts and Fun

Two red panda cubs, one male and one female, were born at the WCS’s (Wildlife Conservation Society) Prospect Park Zoo this summer and have made their public debut.   … Full Article

Regina Opera to perform at Bay Ridge Library

Opera arias and Broadway show tunes will both be on the song list when the Regina Opera company presents a free concert at the Bay Ridge Library on Wednesday, May 27. … Full Article

Storefront Art Walk wows Bay Ridge shoppers

The new Whitney Museum is grand, but you don’t have to go to there to see thought-provoking works of art. All you have to do is shop on Bay Ridge’s Fifth Avenue. … Full Article

Brooklyn's in the house — at the new Whitney Museum

Basquiat lives — at the Meatpacking District's new crowd magnet, the Whitney Museum. A painting by the Brooklyn-born superstar, who died tragically young in 1988, has pride of place in the inaugural exhibition at the Whitney's new building. … Full Article

Brooklyn Film Festival announces 18th annual festival lineup

The Brooklyn Film Festival (BFF) has announced its full slate of films for the 2015 edition of this Brooklyn cultural mainstay.  … Full Article

17th of May Parade brings out Norwegian in everyone

Everyone was Norwegian in Bay Ridge on Sunday, even if they weren’t born Norwegian! A special Scandinavian spirit took over the neighborhood as the 63rd Annual 17th of May Parade — also known as the Norwegian Day Parade — took place on Third Avenue. … Full Article

Selections from new opera to be performed in Brooklyn

On Friday and Saturday, May 22 and 23, at 8 p.m., Roulette, a performance venue at 509 Atlantic Ave. in Brooklyn, will present excerpts from composer George Lewis’ new opera, “Afterword: The AACM (as) Opera.” … Full Article

This Weekend: ‘Please Touch the Art’ exhibition coming to Brooklyn Bridge Park

“Please Touch the Art,” a new exhibition by Danish artist Jeppe Hein featuring 18 playful sculptures designed specifically for public interaction, is coming to Brooklyn Bridge Park (BBP)  … Full Article

BAM Presents ‘Bleu!’ — an environmental, interactive, kid-friendly performance

This Saturday and Sunday, the Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM) is hosting “Bleu!” from Italian company Compagnie T.P.O.  … Full Article

BP Adams kicks off 2015 School Lunchtime Concert Series

Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams on Wednesday kicked off his 2015 School Lunchtime Concert Series, held in collaboration with the Downtown Brooklyn Partnership and sponsored by Investors Bank. … Full Article

Opera Index honors Marjory Walters, Doris Keeley

On the afternoon of Sunday, May 3, at the Essex House on Central Park South, Opera Index held its Spring Lunch. President Murray Rosenthal was retiring after 16 brilliant years at the helm and will now serve as treasurer. … Full Article


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