On Labor Day, a day dedicated to respite from work and school, some don their swim clothes and make a valedictory trip to the beach, desperately clinging to summer as it slips away. But for more than one million, the destination par excellence is as landlocked as one can imagine. … Full Article
Marking the centennial of Ingrid Bergman’s birth, her daughter Isabella Rossellini will perform a theatrical tribute to one of the 20th century’s most iconic actresses. The event will be held at the Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM) on Saturday, Sept. 12, at 8 p.m. … Full Article
Ah, Labor Day — when Americans honor their belief in hard work by not working.
Hordes of Brooklynites spent the Monday holiday beating the heat at Brooklyn Bridge Park, hanging out in the shade drinking Lizzmonade or eating ice cream. … Full Article
Mazel tov, Leng Tan.The shayna maidel (which loosely translated means “lovely lady”) who teaches Israeli dance at a Conservative Jewish synagogue in Midwood is the daughter of immigrants from Hainan Island, China. … Full Article
As part of Brooklyn Academy of Music’s and New York Restoration Project’s Arts in the Gardens program, Brooklyn-based interdisciplinary arts organization LEIMAY is sponsoring an art installation, “Qualia Skyhole,” in the Gil Hodges Community Garden at 534 Carroll St. in Gowanus through Sept. … Full Article
Audiences can experience ten days of immersive and experimental theater, dance and vocal performance when the 2015 Brooklyn Emerging Artists in Theater (BEAT) Festival brings its lineup of more than a dozen cutting-edge local artists to intriguing and unlikely venues across the borough. … Full Article