Arts and Fun

“Please Touch the Art,” a new exhibition by Danish artist Jeppe Hein featuring 18 playful sculptures designed specifically for public interaction, is coming to Brooklyn Bridge Park (BBP). … Full Article

BAM presents 'Black & White ’Scope: American Cinema'

The post-World War II era brought forth a flood of color films, so it seemed that the monochromatic images of the silver screen were destined for irrelevance. … Full Article

'An Octoroon' thrills at Theatre for a New Audience

Our borough's got its very own run of a dazzling, dizzying play about slavery and hopeless love — and the art of play-making — that won an Obie Award last year for Best New American Play when it was shown in Manhattan. … Full Article

Myrtle Ave. Brooklyn Partnership creates ‘Audio Tour of Black Art History’

The Myrtle Avenue Brooklyn Partnership has created a self-guided “Audio Tour of Black Art History,” now available on iTunes and on … Full Article

Bay Ridge to welcome harmonica virtuoso

Jiayi He, a world-renown harmonica virtuoso, will be performing music by everyone from Stephen Foster and Johann Strauss in a special March 15 concert in Bay Ridge that is part of Art on the Corner, a music and art series presented at a local church. … Full Article

Review: Bam! Musical 'Brooklynite' a giddy, clever show

The last time superheroes were singing on a New York stage, things didn't go too well. Don't let that stop you from going to "Brooklynite." … Full Article

Avant-garde composer Wolff to perform with jazz musicians in Brooklyn

Avant-garde classical composer Christian Wolff will team up with some of the best New York-based jazz musicians for an evening of his own compositions on Thursday, March 5, at Roulette, 509 Atlantic Ave., at 8 p.m. … Full Article

Brooklyn physician to compete on 'Jeopardy!' on Wednesday

Laura Gallo, an internal medicine physician originally from Brooklyn, will compete on 'Jeopardy!' this Wednesday at 7 p.m. on WABC-TV. … Full Article

Hoop-la: Embroidery's back, with some modern twists

Hand embroidery is the latest comeback kid among traditional handiwork, but what crafters are doing with needle and thread transcends the alphabet and "Home Sweet Home" samplers of yesteryear. … Full Article

Brooklyn Heights, buried in white

A blanket of snow covered Brooklyn Heights and vicinity this past weekend. Montague Street took on a timeless look, and the few walkers on the Promenade and in Brooklyn Bridge Park enjoyed the solitary stillness. … Full Article

Regina Opera to present ‘Barber of Seville’

The Regina Opera Company plans to present Rossini’s “The Barber of Seville,” in Italian with English subtitles, in March at Our Lady of Perpetual Help auditorium, 5902 6th Ave. … Full Article


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