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DREAM STREET THEATRE: SPOTLIGHT ON SPECIAL NEEDS

VIDEO: DreamStreet Theatre, where ‘wildflowers’ shine

It’s a place where those with special needs can truly shine. … Full Article

Brooklyn Historical Society project presents histories of mixed heritage Brooklynites

The Brooklyn Historical Society (BHS) is completing a multi-year project that captured the oral histories of over 100 Brooklynites of mixed heritage. … Full Article

Barclays Center forms Brooklyn Sports & Entertainment Advisory Board

Barclays Center has formed the Brooklyn Sports & Entertainment Advisory Board, a group of nearly 30 top sports, entertainment, and media industry executives, as well as entertainment personalities. … Full Article

Brooklyn-based progressive rock group to play final 2014 show Dec. 4

Brooklyn-based art/progressive rock group Vajra is heating up radio with its blend of dark, melodic, progressive rock and Eastern Indian fusion. … Full Article

Review: Stephen De Maio hosts Opera Night at Columbus Citizen’s Foundation

On the evening of Friday, Nov. 21, at the Columbus Citizens Foundation in Manhattan, Board of Governors member Anthony Carrera and his wife Maria greeted the guests to Opera Night, hosted by Stephen De Maio. … Full Article

BAM presents NY premiere of Philip Glass’ complete piano etudes

Philip Glass, one of the most influential contemporary American composers, conceived his solo piano etudes as a set of 20 works, which he began to write in 1994.
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Martina Arroyo Foundation celebrates 10th anniversary

On the evening of Nov. 17, the Martina Arroyo Foundation celebrated its 10th anniversary at the Essex House on Central Park South. … Full Article

‘Not So Undercover’: Good samaritan skirts law to revitalize street objects

There is a fine line between skirting the law and doing a good deed. Spencer Allen (name changed for privacy protection), a 59-year-old Brooklyn Heights resident, walks it in his spare time. … Full Article

Prime Minister of Sweden visits BAM

Prime Minister of Sweden Stefan Löfven visited BAM on the invitation of BAM Trustee David Dangoor to see “Black Mountain Songs,” a performance by Brooklyn Youth Chorus, on Nov 21. Shown from left to right: BAM Trustee David Dangoor, Swedish Minister (of Children, the Elderly and Gende … Full Article

NYCreates Holiday Craft Fair highlights local artists at Brooklyn Historical Society

Seventeen Brooklyn artists will be featured at the NYCreates 11th Holiday Craft Fair Dec. 6-7, 2014, in the landmark Brooklyn Historical Society’s Great Hall. … Full Article

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