“Don’t blame an audience for not laughing,” Brooklyn-based comedy pioneer Eugene Mirman says, when asked what advice he would offer to emerging comedians. No matter how unusual the humor, Mirman says comedians should “figure out how to convey [their humor] to audiences.” … Full Article
Celebrating its 15th year, BAMcafé Live returns this season with a vast array of performances, including everything from jazz and Celtic to hip-hop and rock, and featuring artists from Brooklyn and around the world. … Full Article
The 2014 Fashion Rocks was all about booing and booty.
Justin Bieber was heavily booed by the audience at Barclays Center on Tuesday night. He entered the stage to introduce singer Rita Ora, and once the crowd booed loudly, he stripped down to his boxers and socks. … Full Article
Do you sing in the shower? Do you miss those karaoke nights? 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 Sept. … Full Article
Rolling Stone editor Greil Marcus will discuss his newest book, “The History of Rock ‘n’ Roll in Ten Songs,” as part of the Brooklyn Voices series on Wednesday, Sept. 10 at St. Joseph's College. … Full Article