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Brooklyn Bridge Park Conservancy to host Brooklyn Black Tie Ball, honoring Michael Bloomberg

On Oct. 8, the Brooklyn Bridge Park Conservancy (BBPC) will host its third annual Brooklyn Black Tie Ball, honoring Michael R. … Full Article

Beyonce, Prince, Jay Z to perform at Tidal concert in Brooklyn

Streaming service Tidal is putting together an all-star concert starring Beyonce, Prince and Jay Z on Oct. 20. The music and video streaming platform announced "TIDAL X: 1020 Amplified by HTC," which will take place at Barclays Center. … Full Article

Giulio Gari Foundation presents International Vocal Competition winners

On the evening of Sunday, Sept. 20, the Giulio Gari Foundation introduced us to its International Vocal Competition 2015 winners. The event took place at the New York Athletic Club on Central Park South at 59th Street and Seventh Avenue. … Full Article

Brooklyn Philharmonia Chorus holds open auditions for 60th year

The Brooklyn Philharmonia Chorus, the borough’s oldest community chorus, is looking for new singers. The chorus is holding open auditions for its 60th year on Oct. 6 and Oct. 13 at First Presbyterian Church, 124 Henry St. in Brooklyn Heights. … Full Article

Excitement builds for Ragamuffin Parade, Third Ave. Festival

Bay Ridge is getting ready for its biggest weekend of the year, when it welcomes hundreds of thousands of visitors to the neighborhood for a parade and a street fair that are sure to put smiles on everyone’s faces. … Full Article

Autumn Moon Festival brings Chinese arts, culture to Brooklyn Bridge Park

Lion dances, moon cakes, a children’s lantern parade and tabletop diplomacy were some of the highlights of the Autumn Moon Festival at Brooklyn Bridge Park on Saturday, hosted by Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams and attended by numerous Chinese dignitaries. … Full Article

'Serial' creators: 'Truthful reporting can look like art'

When Sarah Koenig and Julie Snyder, co-creators of the hit podcast “Serial,” embarked on their project, they had modest expectations. … Full Article

Gentile to host carnival on 69th Street Pier

The 69th Street Pier in Bay Ridge will be the site of a carnival on Saturday designed to give New Yorkers the chance to enjoy the spectacular waterfront while the weather is still warm. … Full Article

Brooklyn cellist and conductor Eric Jacobsen selected to be Music Director for the Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra

Longtime Brooklyn-based conductor and cellist Eric Jacobsen who co-founded, along with his brother Colin, the popular string quartet Brooklyn Rider and the critically acclaimed orchestra The Knights, will become the music director for the Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra next month.   … Full Article


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