Arts and Fun

Brooklynites run, walk and bike in Bed Stuy 10K

Some 500 walkers, runners and cyclists attended Bedford Stuyvesant Restoration Corporation’s Annual 10K Run, Walk and Ride last Sunday. Councilmember Robert E. … Full Article

Gowanus Open Studios this weekend

Hundreds of Gowanus-based artists will open their studios to the public this weekend on Oct. 17 and 18 from noon to 6 p.m. Visitors to the neighborhood create their own self-guided tours and have the chance to meet artists and discuss the work on display. … Full Article

Brooklyn does NYC Comic Con 2015

Brooklyn was in the house at New York City’s 2015 Comic Con this past weekend. … Full Article

NYC art exhibition gives food for thought

There's a whole lot of food for thought at a new art exhibition in New York City. … Full Article

Centennial of playwright and former Brooklynite Arthur Miller

An inferior and uninterested student while attending high school in Brooklyn, Arthur Miller would become one of the 20th century’s most prominent playwrights. This Oct. 17 marks the 100th anniversary of his birth.   … Full Article

St. Francis to house Arthur Miller centennial celebration

Celebrating the 100th anniversary of Arthur Miller’s birth, playwrights, performers, critics and scholars will take the stage at St. Francis College (180 Remsen St.) for The Arthur Miller Centennial beginning Friday, Oct. 16 and running through Sunday, Oct. 18. … Full Article

La Dolce Vita! Columbus Parade brings Italy to Brooklyn

Hon. Patricia DiMango, star of the hit CBS show “Hot Bench,” came back home to Brooklyn to star as a grand marshal in the 34th annual Brooklyn Columbus Day Parade on Oct. … Full Article

Review: 'Bridge of Spies' is an absorbing slow burn

Steven Spielberg's "Bridge of Spies," much like its misunderstood litigator, is a film that plays the long game. This complex Cold War drama soaked in shadows, blues, greys and furrowed brows, is a slow burn that challenges the audience to trust where it's going. … Full Article

‘Reconfiguration: An evening with other lives’ at BAM

Judging by the crowd pouring in, one could well imagine the smell of marijuana filling the entry hall at the Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM) Howard Gilman Opera House Friday night just before Other Lives, an indie rock group from Portland, Oregon, took the stage. … Full Article

Thousands turn out for Rock ‘n’ Roll Brooklyn Half Marathon

The Brooklyn weather on Saturday couldn’t have been more welcoming for the thousands of runners who turned out to run in the first-ever Rock ‘n’ Roll Brooklyn Half Marathon. With 17,500 entrants, it was the largest inaugural half marathon in U.S. history. … Full Article


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