Arts and Fun

Millenials-aimed Vice adds TV channel to global video lineup

Brooklyn-based Vice Media is adding a U.S. cable channel to its digital video empire as it tries to gain viewers in old as well as new media. … 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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