Arts and Fun

“Mapping Brooklyn,” a new exhibition featuring contemporary art works that use mapping and cartography as themes alongside actual historic maps, is opening this month at BRIC  … Full Article

‘Made in NY’ Awards celebrate record local film production

A former Williamsburgh Savings Bank served as an opulent if raucous home for this year’s “Made in NY” Awards Monday evening. … Full Article
Council Member Stephen Levin: New Yorkers for Dance

Dance/NYC celebrates Dance in Brooklyn

Dance/NYC, an organization dedicated to promoting the knowledge, appreciation, practice and performance of dance in the metropolitan area, has released a NEW YORKERS FOR DANCE video campaign spotlighting local  … Full Article

BAM, Greenlight conclude 4th season of Unbound Lit series

Wrapping up its fourth season, Unbound — a unique literary series presented by Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM) and Fort Greene’s Greenlight Bookstore — most recently featured famed comedian John Cleese, who spoke with writer John Hodgman on Nov. 5.  … Full Article

Brooklyn-based opera company Presents ‘Un Ballo in Maschera’

Regina Opera Company, a Brooklyn-based organization, will present a fully-staged performance of Verdi’s "Un Ballo in Maschera” on Nov. 18. … Full Article

PHOTOS: "Gotham" filming in DUMBO

BATMAN, WHERE ARE YOU?

Gotham City is a real place, and Adams Street is on its map.

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Flatbush Artists Studio Tour celebrates contemporary artists in Victorian Flatbush

The 2014 Flatbush Artists Studio Tour will take place on Nov. 15 and 16 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. in Ditmas Park, one of New York City’s most architecturally interesting and historic neighborhoods. … 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

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