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Arts and Fun

On the first Thursday of every month, DUMBO galleries will stay open late and local restaurants and bars will offer specials, for nights of art, gallery openings, artist talks and live performances … Full Article

Do you know Nellie Bly?

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

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 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'

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

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

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

Howe’s Brooklyn: When written word turns to music: A night at BAM

A friend who recently divorced now has evenings free and has been hoping to try an experiment. That is, to pay tribute to Brooklyn’s extraordinary BAM by dropping by every night, believing that SOMETHING interesting or inspiring will be offered. … Full Article

Rare Russian gem to be heard at BCMS concert this Friday

When those who love fine music gather this Friday for the February concert of Brooklyn Chamber Music Society, they will again enjoy one of those rare treats that seem to be the staple of founder Carmit Zori. … Full Article

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