Arts and Fun

Jamie Foxx films ‘Annie’ in DUMBO

Jamie Foxx, wearing a green “Greater Brooklyn Foodbank” apron, relaxes between scenes during the filming of the musical “Annie” in DUMBO on Tuesday. … Full Article

Lena Dunham, ‘Brooklyn Eagles’ throw a party for Brooklyn Public Library Tuesday night

Prospect Heights
A group of movers and shakers called the “Brooklyn Eagles” (no relation to this paper) is throwing their First Annual Fall Cocktail Party and Benefit on Tuesday, October 1 to help out the Brooklyn Public Library.  … Full Article

Brooklyn photographer celebrates opening in Crown Heights

Crown Heights
Stop by Crown Heights’ Nimba Café on Oct. 3 for some wine (or BYOB) and enjoy danceable African beats and the photography of Brooklynite Natalie Ingle. … Full Article

BAM and IFC announce lineup for Oct. 10 installment of comedy series

BAM and IFC announce the lineup for the Oct. 10 installment of Get It Out There: Comedy by BAM & IFC. … Full Article

READ NYC Community Festival coming to Brooklyn Bridge Park

On Saturday, Oct. 5, United Way of New York City & Skanska USA will present the 5th annual READ NYC Community Festival, family-friendly event at Brooklyn Bridge Park’s Pier 1. … Full Article

Atlantic Antic packs Downtown Brooklyn

Live bands, grilled corn, sardines and sausages, belly dancing, beer, tables piled high with artisanal goods, ponies, vintage buses and Borough President Marty Markowitz were just some of the attractions at the 2013 Atlantic Antic. … Full Article

DUMBO Arts Festival: Arts from many cultures, and zany fun

Art in its myriad forms took over DUMBO’s streets, garages, galleries and studios this weekend at the DUMBO Arts Festival, and thousands visited the neighborhood to take in the sights and sounds. … Full Article

DUMBO Arts Festival to transform waterfront into art playground

From an audio-visual projection spanning the Manhattan Bridge Archway to a massive ever-shifting quilt in Brooklyn Bridge Park to an ancient ship festooned with drawings by New York City students on the East River, the 17th Annual DUMBO Arts Festival, sponsored by AT&T and Two Trees, wi … Full Article

‘Bubbles of Hope’ to bounce through DUMBO Arts Festival on Saturday

One of the many spectacles taking place during this weekend’s 2013 DUMBO Arts Festival is "Bubbles of Hope," a “joyous” choreographed procession through th … Full Article

Brooklyn shows its ‘genius’ with four MacArthur winners

Brooklyn Boro
Brooklyn has a flair for genius: Nine of the 24 MacArthur Fellows who will be receiving so-called “genius grants” this year are from the New York area, and four of them hail from Brooklyn. … Full Article


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