Arts and Fun

Arts in the Gardens, a series presented by the Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM) and the New York Restoration Project (NYRP), this summer will feature a unique music program called “Garden Groo … Full Article

CinemaFest to bring short films to BAM

If you go by the old adage that less is more, then you might not want to miss the collection of original short films interspersed with the features selected for CinemaFest at the Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM) this month.  … Full Article

On Stage at Kingsborough sets summer concert series

Summer is almost here and On Stage at Kingsborough, the performing arts program at Kingsborough Community College, has put together a warm weather concert series featuring jazz, swing, and ragtime music that is sure to get your fingers snapping and your toes tapping. And it’s free! … Full Article

A prehistoric resident survives in Brooklyn

Early each summer, the sands of Plumb Beach, in South Brooklyn, become scattered with lovers. At high tide, you can find them clutching one another in passionate embrace where the gentle waves of Jamaica Bay lap the sand. … Full Article

‘Robot’ at BAM fuses robotic movement and dance

We may rely on robots to assemble many of the manufactured goods we use on a daily basis, but for most of us, they're not something we see or even think about on an everyday basis. … Full Article

J.Lo takes Bay Ridge by storm

Jenny From The Block is the new Queen of Bay Ridge. J.Lo's frenzied fans cheered on the superstar during her Wednesday filming of new NBC TV cop drama “Shades of Blue” on the corner of Fifth Avenue and Bay Ridge Avenue. … Full Article

Cavaliere Ufficiale Aldo Mancusi receives title of Commendatore from Italian government

On June 2, Cavaliere Ufficiale Aldo Mancusi was presented with the title of commendatore, signed by the president of Italy, at the Italian Consulate at Park Avenue and 68th Street in New York. … Full Article

Make Music New York sponsors free outdoor Brooklyn performances

Returning for its ninth year, Make Music New York (MMNY) will celebrate music on a grand scale with a mix of more than 1,000 free, outdoor concerts throughout all five boroughs on June 21, the first day of summer.  … Full Article

‘A Box Came To Brooklyn’ to have world premiere June 13

Neighbors living on a quiet Brooklyn street wake up one morning to find a mysterious box sitting on their block. How did it get there? What does it mean? … Full Article

Hey Drea, welcome to Bay Ridge

"Sopranos" actress Drea de Matteo hit the streets of Bay Ridge Wednesday afternoon -- or more specifically, 68th Street. … Full Article

Live at BAM: "A Human Being Died That Night"

You don't have to watch or read much news to ascertain that America's unresolved racial problems have bubbled back to the surface of our collective social consciousness over the past year or so. … Full Article

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