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Matt Groening and Lynda Barry Come to BAM Thursday

The Brooklyn Academy of Music on Thursday will present two well-known cartoonists —  Matt Groening and Lynda Barry — to talk about cartooning, creativity and their long friendship. … Full Article

Brooklyn’s ‘golden couples’ invited to champagne reception at Borough Hall

Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams has a soft spot for sweethearts. … Full Article

Brooklyn Philharmonia Chorus holds open auditions for Spring 2015

The Brooklyn Philharmonia Chorus, the borough’s oldest community chorus, is looking for new singers. The chorus is holding open auditions for its 59th year beginning on Tuesdays Feb. 10, 17 and 24 and March 3 at First Presbyterian Church, 124 Henry St. in Brooklyn Heights. … Full Article

A thousand ‘Bronies’ headed to Brooklyn for ‘My Little Pony’ convention

Brooklyn Heights is bracing for an onslaught of ponies – and “My Little Pony” fans from all over the world. … Full Article

Wahlberg Brothers’ Wahlburgers joint coming to Coney Island

Wahlburgers — the franchise owned by actor brothers Mark and Donnie Wahlberg and their brother Paul, a chef — is coming to Coney Island, and the Brooklyn joint is slated to be featured in a reality TV show. … Full Article

Art on the Corner marks 10th anniversary with concert

An arts program that has been offering entertainment, education and enrichment in Bay Ridge for a decade is marking its 10th anniversary with a special concert that will also serve as a fundraiser. … Full Article

Billie Holiday Theatre begins 2-year residency at BAM Cultural District

As its home in Bedford-Stuyvesant’s Restoration Plaza undergoes a multimillion-dollar renovation, The Billie Holiday Theatre, normally housed at Restoration Plaza, is preparing to kick off a two-year residency at the Brooklyn Music School Playhouse, 126 St. … Full Article

Brooklyn Mermaid Lagoon benefit show to ‘give back to the ocean’

One annual show is known for combining Mermaids of New York, circus performers, interactive art installations, dancers and musicians — all for a good cause. … Full Article

DUMBO Arts Festival canceled, victim of its own success

After an 18-year run, the often zany, always popular DUMBO Arts Festival has come to an end, a victim of its own success. … Full Article

New exhibit to juxtapose historic maps, map-themed art

“Mapping Brooklyn,” a new exhibition featuring contemporary art works that use mapping and cartography as themes alongside actual historic maps, is opening this month at BRIC and Brooklyn Historical Society (BHS). Curated by Elizabeth Ferr … Full Article

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