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Bill Murray to lead poets across Brooklyn Bridge for on-the-go reading

Bill Murray is set to lead hundreds of poetry lovers and well-known poets — including inaugural poet Richard Blanco and Brooklyn Poet Laureate Tina Chang — across the Brooklyn Bridge as they read aloud NYC-centric poetry on Monday at 6:30 p.m., starting in front of … Full Article

Piper Theatre Productions presents its 10th summer season outdoors at the Old Stone House

This summer, Park Slope’s Piper Theatre Productions (Piper), now in its 15th year, will host a musical thriller, partner with the Romanian Cultural Institute, travel to the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, screen original student films alongside an indie work, and present fantastic family theater … Full Article

St. Ann’s Warehouse presents inaugural season in new home on Brooklyn waterfront

St. Ann’s Warehouse — which for 36 years has enlivened New Yorkers with new works by the world’s most vital music- and theater-makers — is about to open its first permanent home, a 25,000-square-foot theater in the Tobacco Warehouse, on the waterfront in Brooklyn Bridge Park. … Full Article

Bay Ridge’s 5 Ave. Spring Festival offers food, fun, frivolity

The weather forecasters predicted a deluge for Sunday afternoon, but the rain held off until the end of the Fifth Avenue Spring Festival in Bay Ridge, a delay that allowed hundreds of thousands of people the chance to enjoy the food, rides, games, music and other sights and sounds. … Full Article

Bedford Stuyvesant Restoration Corporation presents Otto Neals sculpture retrospective

The Center for Arts and Culture at Bedford Stuyvesant Restoration Corporation (BSRC) is presenting a retrospective from 1965-2015 of the sculptures of Otto Neals, a renowned 83-year-old African-American artist from Brooklyn. … Full Article

An operatic journey to Italy presented at Casa Belvedere

On the evening of Tuesday, May 26, Louis and Kathleen Barrella hosted a special evening at Casa Belvedere, an Italianate mansion on Staten Island. Lectures, films, culinary classes and catering for private affairs are part of this intimate cultural oasis. … Full Article

'Fun Home' director Sam Gold on working with 'No Net'

Sam Gold was still in college when he did something most people only dream about: He made his Broadway acting debut. But he quickly realized he was probably on the wrong side of the stage. … Full Article

To the stars and beyond, in Brooklyn Bridge Park

The weather couldn’t have been better at Brooklyn Bridge Park on Saturday for a night of stargazing, talks by astronomers, NASA scientists and astronauts -- and dancing robots. The event was part of the World Science Festival, a citywide science exposition. … Full Article

Artist seeks help to create work at Brooklyn Army Terminal

Imagine if Pablo Picasso asked you to pick up a paint brush to help him paint “Les Demoiselles d’Avignon” back in 1907. … Full Article

Two Trees announces new ground-floor spaces for DUMBO art galleries

Two Trees Management announced this week that five galleries in DUMBO will open new, expanded ground-floor spaces in the upcoming months — including A.I.R. Gallery, which opened on May 5, and Minus Space, which opens Saturday, May 30. … Full Article

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