Arts and Fun

‘Sopranos’ star brightens kids’ day at Sunrise Camp

Television, film and stage actress Jamie-Lynn Sigler, known to millions for her role as “Meadow Soprano” on the mega-hit HBO series “The Sopranos,” brought smiles and laughter to children fighting a serious disease when she visited Sunrise Day Camp-Long Island. … Full Article

Dragons, lions and drums in Downtown Brooklyn for Chinese-American walk-a-thon

Awesome dragons and fiery lions danced to the beat of ceremonial drums through Cadman Plaza Park in Downtown Brooklyn on Sunday as part of the annual Chinese-American Planning Council's (CPC) Walk-a-Thon an … Full Article

Body-paint artist blends models into NYC landmarks

New York City's streets are Trina Merry's studio, and the naked body is her canvas. … Full Article

Shakespeare theater company offers ‘Romeo and Juliet’ in 1-hour

The Bard is getting bouncy! A Bay Ridge-based theater company is shaking up Shakespeare by presenting a truncated, one-hour version of the Bard’s classic “Romeo and Juliet” in a special day of Shakespeare in the Park on Saturday. … Full Article

Brooklyn Heights firehouse wins BBQ cook-off — again!

Everyone knows what to do in a fire emergency — call the fire department. However, residents of Brooklyn Heights might want to consider calling the fire department for barbecue emergencies as well. … Full Article

Cops, communities to celebrate National Night Out

Cops and the community residents they protect will gather together to celebrate National Night Out on Tuesday, Aug. 5 with block parties , barbecues, and other fun events designed to bring them closer together. … Full Article

Bay Ridge precinct hosts Night Out in Shore Road Park

Cops and the community residents they protect will gather together to celebrate National Night Out on Tuesday, Aug. 5 with block parties, barbecues and other fun events designed to bring them closer together. … Full Article

Brooklyn Historical Society’s ‘She said, She said’ highlights two artists’ Brooklyn-inspired works

Now on view at Brooklyn Historical Society (BHS) is “She said, She said:  Art and inspiration in the work of Nell Painter and Lucille Fornasieri Gold,” an exhibit that pays homage to two different but equally dynamic women sharing their view of New York through their work. … Full Article

Obama honors BAM

President Barack Obama on Monday awarded the 2013 National Medal of Arts to the Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM). … Full Article

Collaboration in works for creative dance residency at BAM

DanceMotion USA’s David Dorfman Dance and Turkey’s Korhan Başaran Company will come together for a creative residency at Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM) from Aug. 14-16, featuring new collaborative work devised by the two dancers. … Full Article

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