Arts and Fun

Katy Clark, president of the Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM), has announced the election of Adam E. Max as chairman of BAM’s board of trustees, effective January 2017. … Full Article

French volunteers perform restoration work in Green-Wood Cemetery

Proof that France’s generosity to the U.S. … Full Article

Brooklyn Heights Association working to expand and improve tree pits on Brooklyn Heights streets

The Brooklyn Heights Association (BHA) is making a move towards larger tree pits in the streets of Brooklyn Heights, in the hopes that this will lead to healthier trees and a healthier city.   … Full Article

Review: A poignant tale of everyday drama in 'Little Men'

When a generous patriarch dies, the lives of two families are altered in Ira Sachs' beautifully poignant slice of life drama "Little Men ." … Full Article

An interview with Bushwick-based playwright Jaclyn Backhaus on her new play ‘Men on Boats’

The most exuberant, clever, frisky, ingenious, inventive and audacious play of the season, Jaclyn Backhaus’ “Men on Boats,” is currently being presented by Playwrights Horizons and Clubbed Thumb at the Peter Jay Sharp Theater on the far west side of 42nd Street. … Full Article

‘Off-Broadway in the Boros’ bringing ‘Ghost Quartet’ to Bushwick

The NYC Mayor’s Office of Media and Entertainment (MOME) is presenting its inaugural “Off-Broadway in the Boros” event on Friday, July 29, featuring a free outdoor performance of award-winning chamber musical “Ghost Quartet” in Bushwick’s Maria Hernandez Park. … Full Article

Musical of 'The Flamingo Kid' eyeing Broadway pool in 2018

A new stage musical based on Garry Marshall's 1984 movie "The Flamingo Kid" is hoping to cha-cha to Broadway by 2018. … Full Article

Elements Music and Arts Festival returns to Brooklyn waterfront

On Aug. 13, thousands of young adults will flock to Red Hook to do what true Brooklynites do: party in an abandoned industrial waterfront lot. … Full Article

Brooklyn Heights duo presents unique portrait of girls’ school in India

A filmmaker has teamed up with a friend she met in high school in Brooklyn Heights to produce a portrait of a girls’ school in Anupshahr, India, a community that doesn’t believe in educating women. … Full Article

Live at the Archway: Under the Manhattan Bridge in DUMBO

Live at the Archway is an annual series of free summer concerts and events that take place Thursdays at 6 p.m. under the unique setting of the Manhattan Bridge in DUMBO — one of the only covered outdoor spaces in NYC. … Full Article

Summer Stroll attracts big crowds in 2nd go-around

The second event in the Summer Stroll on 3rd series the Merchants of Third Avenue group is presenting in Bay Ridge this year went off without a hitch on July 22, despite a heat wave that caused temperatures to soar into the mid-90s. … Full Article


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