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

Review: Ronan enchants in warm immigrant tale 'Brooklyn'

"Brooklyn" is a story for anyone who has ever left home. It's a story for those who've waffled in indecision, for those forming their identities and forging their own paths. It's a story awash in muted pastel nostalgia about family and love and ambition and heritage and goodbyes. … Full Article

Italian Opera Company to perform at St. Finbar Church

In celebration of six decades of performances, the Italian Opera Company will be presenting a special concert on Saturday, Nov. 7, at Saint Finbar Catholic Church, 138 Bay 20th St., at 7 p.m. The concert is titled “A Renaissance of Inspirational Music.” … Full Article

Brooklyn Brewery co-founder Steve Hindy to speak at St. Francis College

The Thomas J. Volpe Lecture Series will welcome Steve Hindy, co-Founder of the Brooklyn Brewery, for the second of three lectures during the 2015-16 school year on Monday, Nov. 16 at 12:30 p.m. in the St. Francis College Founders Hall (180 Remsen St.).  … Full Article

Work of photographer and Brooklyn native Harvey Zipkin to appear in upcoming exhibition at Brooklyn Museum

Brooklyn native and well-known photographer Harvey Zipkin ( currently lives in Boynton Beach, Florida. He is a resident artist at the Bakehouse Art Complex in Miami ( … Full Article

An affinity of blood and lust

On Feb. 21, 1948, at the Brooklyn Little Theater on Hanson Place, a production of “Therese,” adapted from Emile Zola’s 1867 novel “Thérèse Raquin,” opened for a limited run. … Full Article

PHOTOS: Halloween 2015 in Cobble Hill, Brooklyn

Cobble Hill was once again the scene of one of the largest children’s Halloween parades in the city this year. … Full Article

Zoe Lister-Jones’ and Daryl Wein’s film ‘Consumed’ tackles controversial world of GM Foods

Zoe Lister-Jones and Daryl Wein have been making films together for several years, earning a devoted following for their quirky brand of romantic comedy. Known for their 2010 debut feature “Breaking Upwards,” which mirrored their real-life relationship, and “Lola Versus,” a 2012 film starring Gre … Full Article

Jack the Ripper in Brooklyn Heights? And other Halloween speculations

On Jan. 18, 1889, a man calling himself “Smith” signed into a boarding house in Brooklyn Heights, located on Washington Street where the U.S. Post Office now stands. … Full Article

BRIC hosts 2015 silent auction gala

BRIC, a Brooklyn-based organization that presents contemporary art, performing arts and media programs, hosted its 2015 gala on Tuesday to further support art and creative media in Brooklyn. … Full Article


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