Arts and Fun

The Brooklyn Children’s Museum (BCM) — the world’s first children’s museum — on Thursday named Brooklyn native Stephanie Hill Wilchfort as its next president and CEO. … Full Article

Brilliant! NY Festival of Light in DUMBO through Saturday

A spectacular lighting display returns to DUMBO on Friday and Saturday night. … Full Article

Licia Albanese-Puccini Foundation remembers soprano, honors Stephen De Maio at 40th anniversary dinner concert

A performance held on Oct. 26 at Rose Hall-Jazz at Lincoln Center was dedicated to the memory of the beloved Metropolitan Opera soprano Licia Albanese (1909-2014), who passed away on Aug. 15 at the age of 105.  Albanese had headed the Licia Albanese-Puccini Foundation for four decades. … Full Article

Violin Invasion hits P.S. 321 in Park Slope

Students at P.S. 321 in Park Slope will be treated to performances by more than 20 violinists who will visit the school on Nov. 17 for a special performance that will have music emanating from every corner of the building. … Full Article

NCT production of ‘Oklahoma!’ opens Nov. 14

The Narrows Community Theater’s latest show is a production of the Rodgers and Hammerstein classic "Oklahoma!” that will open at the Fort Hamilton Army Post Theater in Bay Ridge on Nov. 14 and play for two weekends. … Full Article

Getting ready to light up in DUMBO

Technicians set up heavy equipment and tested effects Wednesday night in preparation the first annual New York Festival of Light (NYFOL) scheduled to kick off in DUMBO on Nov. 6 and continue through Nov. 8. … Full Article

Brooklyn artists showcase specialties at Brooklyn Museum’s American Fine Craft Show

The American Fine Craft Show Brooklyn at Brooklyn Museum brings together 11 master craftsmen and a sculptor from nine Brooklyn neighborhoods Nov. 22 and 23. … Full Article

A different kind of dinner-and-a-show at FERN Talks & Eats

Dinner and a show, Brooklyn style. The Food and Environment Reporting Network (FERN) hosted its very first FERN Talks and Eats party, an evening of storytelling, music, performances and food at the Green Building in Gowanus on Monday night. … Full Article

Citing illness, Dunham postpones book tour stops

Citing illness incurred from her weeks-long book tour, Lena Dunham has postponed two appearances in Europe until early December. … Full Article

Brooklyn literary magazine transitions to a new era

Brooklyn has been home to some of America’s greatest writers — from Walt Whitman to Truman Capote — and the next one could be discovered in the pages of A Public Space. But for that to happen, the magazine must carry on. … Full Article

No screams here: Haunted Halloween Walk makes kids smile

The 19th Annual Haunted Halloween Walk drew hundreds of costumed kids to Owl’s Head Park in Bay Ridge on Friday, but, despite its title, the event elicited smiles, not screams, from young and old alike. … Full Article

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