Arts and Fun

Shoppers camp out overnight in Brooklyn for shot at Balmain/ H&M collection

Shoppers spent the night in camp chairs on the sidewalk outside the H&M store on Fulton Street in Downtown Brooklyn Wednesday night, hoping to get first shot at H&M’s collaboration with luxury designer Balmain. … Full Article

'Brooklyn' bridges life and fiction for Saoirse Ronan

The 1950s coming-of-age drama "Brooklyn" takes place in a rural Ireland town and in the New York borough, but it more properly exists somewhere in between, suspended between the pull of new adventure and the pangs of homesickness, the thrill of the future and the tug of the past. … Full Article

Trio brings cutting edge music to Art on the Corner

An innovative trio with the unique name of 8 Strings & a Whistle is bringing its sophisticated brand of music to Bay Ridge. … Full Article

Millenials-aimed Vice adds TV channel to global video lineup

Brooklyn-based Vice Media is adding a U.S. cable channel to its digital video empire as it tries to gain viewers in old as well as new media. … Full Article

Review: Ronan enchants in warm immigrant tale 'Brooklyn'

"Brooklyn" is a story for anyone who has ever left home. It's a story for those who've waffled in indecision, for those forming their identities and forging their own paths. It's a story awash in muted pastel nostalgia about family and love and ambition and heritage and goodbyes. … Full Article

Italian Opera Company to perform at St. Finbar Church

In celebration of six decades of performances, the Italian Opera Company will be presenting a special concert on Saturday, Nov. 7, at Saint Finbar Catholic Church, 138 Bay 20th St., at 7 p.m. The concert is titled “A Renaissance of Inspirational Music.” … Full Article

Brooklyn Brewery co-founder Steve Hindy to speak at St. Francis College

The Thomas J. Volpe Lecture Series will welcome Steve Hindy, co-Founder of the Brooklyn Brewery, for the second of three lectures during the 2015-16 school year on Monday, Nov. 16 at 12:30 p.m. in the St. Francis College Founders Hall (180 Remsen St.).  … Full Article

Work of photographer and Brooklyn native Harvey Zipkin to appear in upcoming exhibition at Brooklyn Museum

Brooklyn native and well-known photographer Harvey Zipkin (www.harveyzipkin.com) currently lives in Boynton Beach, Florida. He is a resident artist at the Bakehouse Art Complex in Miami (http://www.bacfl.org/). … Full Article

An affinity of blood and lust

On Feb. 21, 1948, at the Brooklyn Little Theater on Hanson Place, a production of “Therese,” adapted from Emile Zola’s 1867 novel “Thérèse Raquin,” opened for a limited run. … Full Article

PHOTOS: Halloween 2015 in Cobble Hill, Brooklyn

Cobble Hill was once again the scene of one of the largest children’s Halloween parades in the city this year. … Full Article

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