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Ntozake Shange, the famed poet and playwright who authored the Obie-Award-winning play “for colored girls who have considered suicide/when the rainbow is enuf,” is the 2016 winner of the Langston H … Full Article

Doo Wop Project coming to Kingsborough

On Stage at Kingsborough, the performing arts series at Kingsborough Community College, will present The Doo Wop Project on Friday, April 15, at the Leon M. Goldstein Performing Arts Center, at 8 p.m. … Full Article

Poetry 2016 comes to BAM April 8, 9

On April 8 and 9, Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM) will present "Poetry 2016: Past is Present,” a resonant performance that takes the audience through the pantheon of spoken word and hip-hop. Performing at 7:30 p.m. … Full Article

Pericles actor Christian Camargo talks cars

Several minutes after wrapping up another performance last week as the main character in Shakespeare's “Pericles” at the Theater for a New Audience's Polonsky Shakespeare Center, Christia … Full Article

EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW: Jake Gyllenhaal talks about life & 'Demolition'

In the past several years, actor Jake Gyllenhaal has been doing some of his best and most distinctive work, both in film and on stage. His newest film “Demolition,” which opens in New York City on April 8, continues that streak. … Full Article

Long Live The Kings at BAM

Brooklyn's being washed away in a sea of Shakespeare, nay, a tidal wave. The Royal Shakespeare Company, based in the Bard's hometown of Stratford-upon-Avon, has arrived on our shores to offer total us immersion in the Henriad plays. … Full Article

BAM will host ‘Olympic Trials of Ballet,’ world’s largest scholarship auditions

Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM) will host in April the annual finals week of the world’s largest student ballet scholarship auditions. … Full Article

EXCLUSIVE: Eagle interview with director of Arthur Miller's Crucible, featuring Saoirse Ronan

When the curtain rises on the new production of Arthur Miller’s “The Crucible” at the Walter Kerr Theater (which boasts the dream cast of Saoirse Ronan, the star of “Brooklyn;” Ben Whishaw; Sophie Okonedo; and Ciarán Hinds), the audience sees a gloomy classroom with a blackboard, dim, drab  … Full Article

Puff Daddy to celebrate Notorious B.I.G with Brooklyn concert

Puff Daddy will celebrate the late Notorious B.I.G's birthday with a concert featuring Lil Kim, Faith Evans, Mary J. Blige and Jay Z. … Full Article

Caroline Kennedy, Japanese ambassador plant cherry tree at Brooklyn Botanic Garden to celebrate Japanese garden’s 100th anniversary

It was cold and windy, but that didn’t stop the Brooklyn Botanic Garden (BBG) from continuing to honor the 100th anniversary of its historic Japanese Hill-and-Pond Garden when it had Caroline Kennedy and the Japanese ambassador plant a tree at the site early Tuesday morning. … Full Article


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