Arts and Fun

Brooklyn Senior Idol, the talent contest for the over 50-crowd, will take place on Saturday, Oct. 3, at Xaverian High School, 7100 Shore Road in Bay Ridge, at 7 p.m. … Full Article

DUMBO Family Fest to celebrate Brooklyn Bridge Park’s upcoming additions

The Brooklyn Bridge Park Conservancy is hosting the DUMBO Family Fest, previewing the new views and parkland to come to Brooklyn Bridge Park. The party, co-sponsored by One John Street, will take place on Saturday, Aug. 8, from 11 a.m. … Full Article

Bay Ridge movie wins Manhattan Film Festival award

Hey Bay Ridge, you’re a star! A movie filmed on a street in the Southwest Brooklyn community has won an award at a major film festival. “A Box Came to Brooklyn” was named Best Comedic Short at the 2015 Manhattan Film Festival, making writer-director Jason Cusato very happy. … Full Article

There's so much to love about 'Much Ado'

She loves you, yeah, yeah, yeah. She's just got an odd way of showing it. Beatrice, one of the Bard's most brilliant It Girls, is a tart-tongued marvel, a wizard with the one-liners. … Full Article

‘The Fence’ returns to Brooklyn Bridge Park, featuring photographers from around the world

Wondering what all those huge photos are along the fences at Brooklyn Bridge Park? … Full Article

Free showing of ‘The Lego Movie’ in McKinley Park

McKinley Park in Dyker Heights will become an outdoor movie theater allowing families to enjoy a film under the stars on Saturday night. … Full Article

Head to Shore Road Park for free yoga lessons

Bay Ridge residents can now do sun salutations to their hearts’ content. Shore Road Park will become a giant outdoor yoga studio this summer thanks to Assemblymember Nicole Malliotakis and state Sen. Marty Golden, who are sponsoring a series of free lessons for local residents. … Full Article

Pacific Park Brooklyn unveils ‘Pacific Park Arts’ collaboration with Crown Heights-based artist

Mike Perry, a multimedia artist based in Crown Heights, has been named the “Artist-in-Chief” for Pacific Park Arts, a collaboration of 10 local artists to bring public murals to the 820-foot-long construction fence  … Full Article

Summer Stroll brings great music to Third Avenue

Music filled the air as the 2015 version of Summer Stroll on 3rd had its opening night on Third Avenue in Bay Ridge on Friday night. … Full Article

Eight young artists explore ‘How to Be a GoodPerson’

Lamplighter Productions, a group of four Brooklyn kids and some out-of-town friends, exceeded its goal on a Kickstarter campaign to fund its social awareness mission via theater. … Full Article

MTV causes stir with film on ‘White People’

One of the challenges for makers of the MTV documentary "White People" was getting folks to talk about race when they didn't feel the issue concerned them — like those quoted as saying they consider white the "default race" or "normal." … Full Article


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