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The Heights Players shake the winter doldrums with ‘As Bees in Honey Drown’

Brooklyn Heights
Nothing cures the winter doldrums better than a good comedy, and The Heights Players are ready to shake off winter with the madcap pace of Douglas Carter Beane’s sophisticated satire, “As Bees in Honey Drown.” … Full Article

Brooklyn-raised filmmaker Spike Lee to speak at Pratt Institute

Fort Greene
Raised in Brooklyn, director Spike Lee, one of contemporary cinema’s most celebrated figures, will speak at Pratt Institute on Feb. 25 in honor of Black History Month. … Full Article

Do you know Nellie Bly?

Park Slope
Only 100 years ago an orphan from Apollo, P.A. defied the limited roles for women and elbowed her way into the press.
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'The Wizard of Oz' Coming to Brooklyn Center

Flatbush
Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts at Brooklyn College (BCBC) will conclude its 2013-14 Target Storybook Series with American Family Theater's “The Wizard of Oz” on Sunday, May 18, at 2 p.m.. … Full Article

Coney Island photographers featured in gallery exhibit

Coney Island
Coney Island has long been a photographer’s paradise, from the era of the grand hotels before World War I, to the amusement area’s heyday as a destination for working-class New Yorkers from the 1920s through the 1950s, to its current rebirth. … Full Article

Song-a-day maven cuts one for 'Brooklyn'

Williamsburg
Song-a-day writer Jonathan Mann (he's up to number 1,867) teamed with Erel Pilo last week to cut this ode to Brooklyn… … Full Article

Snow sculptures bring imaginative critters to Brooklyn Bridge Park

Brooklyn Heights
Castles and dragons and octopi, oh my! Roughly 100 snow enthusiasts of all ages gathered at Pier 5 in Brooklyn Bridge Park this past Saturday for the park’s first-ever snow sculpture contest, sponsored by the Brooklyn Bridge Park Conservancy. … Full Article

Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts presents ‘Cirque Ziva’

Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts at Brooklyn College continues its 2013-14 season on Sunday, March 9, with Cirque Ziva, performed by The Golden Dragon Acrobats.   … Full Article

Snow sculpture contest at Brooklyn Bridge Park on Saturday

Brooklyn Heights

You've slogged through it, you've shoveled it -- now It's time to actually enjoy all of this snow! … Full Article

Howe’s Brooklyn: Sonorous tones, hokey songs all to Help Promenade Gardens

All of New York knows the comforting, sonorous voice of Tom Stewart, the station announcer for Thirteen. … Full Article

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