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BAM, Brooklyn youth chorus present ‘Black Mountain Songs’

Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM) will present “Black Mountain Songs” — an evening-length choral work produced and performed by Brooklyn Youth Chorus (BYC) — from Nov. 20 to 23. … Full Article

Love, discipline fuel Neil Diamond's latest album

Brooklyn native Neil Diamond wrote and recorded his first studio album of new material in six years floating in the heady glow of new love. … Full Article

Author/Illustrator hosts large-scale painting collaboration project with children at Brooklyn Public Library

Hervé Tullet, the best-selling author and illustrator of “Press Here,” took his imagination off the page and into the main hall of Brooklyn Public Library. … Full Article

Bed-Stuy foundation hosts star-studded benefit

The Bedford Stuyvesant Restoration Corporation hosted the Restore Brooklyn Annual Benefit Dinner at the Time Warner Center Monday evening, honoring Rosie Perez, the Honorable William Thompson Sr. … Full Article

Col. Davidson named Bay Ridge St. Patrick's Parade grand marshal

Col. Joseph Davidson, the leader of the U.S. Army Garrison at Fort Hamilton, will be providing a different kind of leadership in the Bay Ridge Saint Patrick’s Parade this March. He will be leading the parade as its grand marshal. … Full Article

Documentary recalls ‘Stickball’ era of Brooklyn

An award-winning documentary recalling the bygone “stickball” era of Brooklyn has landed a distribution deal with a new company cataloging important films relating to the borough. … Full Article

Fall Harvest Festival brings country life to Brooklyn

If you walked into the Narrows Botanical Gardens in Bay Ridge on Sunday afternoon, Oct. 12, you might have thought you had left Brooklyn behind for a day to travel to the country. … Full Article

Brooklyn bands Controller and Romans to perform at #IWILLLISTEN concert Oct. 20

Brooklyn bands Controller and Romans Are Alive are set to perform at a free concert on Monday, Oct. 20 at the Mercury Lounge in Manhattan to showcase the release of the #IWILLLISTEN album. … Full Article

Prospect Park’s 2014 ice skating season kicks off Oct. 25

Prospect Park’s amazing skating pavilion, the LeFrak Center at Lakeside, is kicking off its second ice skating season on Saturday, Oct. 25 (weather permitting). … Full Article

Finalists announced for Brooklyn Senior Idol Contest

Fourteen talented contestants will be competing in the finals of the Brooklyn Senior Idol competition, a showcase for older adults with the show business bug. The contestants will put their talents on the line at the finals, which will take place on Saturday, Oct. … Full Article

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