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Brooklyn Histroical Society to host artist, historian discussing Brooklyn-inspired works

Brooklyn Historical Society (BHS) will host a special discussion in connection with one of its current exhibits, “She said, She said:  Art and inspiration in the work of Nell Painter and Lucille Fornasieri Gold,” which pays homage to two different but equally dynamic women sharing their vie … Full Article

Red sky in the morning

Who needs an art gallery? Stunning altocumulus clouds painted the early morning sky over Downtown Brooklyn on Monday, heralding the coming of colder weather.    … Full Article

Candy-covered tree a labor of love at Brooklyn Heights co-op

Visions of sugar plums danced in Pamela Harwood’s head this Christmas -- along with gumballs, jelly beans, Sugar Dots, Sweet Tarts, Tootsie Rolls, ice cream cones, Candy Corn and Red Hots. … Full Article

‘The Interview’ to open on Christmas Day in independent theaters

Sony Pictures Entertainment announced on Tuesday that the film "The Interview" would be released to a limited number of theaters beginning on Christmas Day. … Full Article

Vijay Iyer brings Holi to life at BAM

It can be difficult to classify the music of Vijay Iyer, who played a three-part concert at the Brooklyn Academy Music (BAM) last week. It is certainly unlike most other things you're likely to hear, with dramatic, looping discord building tension throughout each piece. … Full Article

Brooklyn Children’s Museum appoints Wilchfort as president, CEO

The Brooklyn Children’s Museum (BCM) — the world’s first children’s museum — on Thursday named Brooklyn native Stephanie Hill Wilchfort as its next president and CEO. … Full Article

Literary luminaries featured at BAM’s Eat, Drink & Be Literary

BAM’s popular Eat, Drink & Be Literary series, presented in partnership with the National Book Foundation, enters its second decade and will host eight top-notch writers from Jan. 27 through June 10. … Full Article

Go For the Food: Coney Island hot dogs in Detroit

To New Yorkers like me, going to Coney means hopping on a Coney Island-bound subway train to an amusement park at the beach. But on a trip to Detroit, I learned that "coney" means something entirely different. … Full Article

Innovative BAM performance pays tribute to L.A. in Brooklyn

Chronicling one’s hometown in a meaningful way is serious business. … Full Article

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