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

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

Hark! Mark your calendars for 'Twelfth Night' at the Old Stone House in Park Slope

If music be the food of love, play on. That's the opening line of “Twelfth Night, or What You Will,” as Shakespeare-savvy readers know. … Full Article

Exclusive: Eagle interview with Andrew Dice Clay

Comedian Andrew Dice Clay has played some huge, high-profile venues in his time, such as Madison Square Garden. But he is especially proud of the fact that on Saturday, July 30, he will be performing at the newly opened Ford Amphitheater at the Coney Island Boardwalk. … Full Article

Free ‘Arts in the Gardens’ events return to Brooklyn community gardens

Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM) has announced that its Arts in the Gardens series — a collaboration with New York Restoration Project (NYRP) — has returned for the third year with a varied lineup of free, family-friendly events.  … Full Article

Legendary singer-songwriter Larry Gatlin brunches in Brooklyn

Country superstar and TV news commentator Larry Gatlin stopped by the renowned Cebu Bar & Bistro on Sunday.  In town for a television appearance, Gatlin found time to enjoy Cebu’s signature brunch with an old friend at the Bay Ridge hotspot. … Full Article

Island hopping, mountain climbing and soul-searching

The arrival of a new book by Russell Banks— whether a novel, story collection, nonfiction or poetry— is cause for celebration. He is, quite simply, one of our finest writers. Even when his game is slightly off, he’s still got better stuff than anyone else in the rotation. … Full Article

Contestants preparing for Senior Idol auditions on Sept. 12

If you’re older than 50 and think you have singing talent, here’s your chance to prove yourself. … Full Article

Bay Ridge Summer Stroll off to fast start

The Merchants of Third Avenue invited people to come and take a summer stroll on the avenue on a hot summer night, and thousands of folks took them up on the offer. … Full Article

Go tell it on Twitter: #RichardIIIisBloodyGood

Bad to the bone. That's our Richard. As in Richard III, one of the most mesmerizing villains in all of Shakespeare. … Full Article


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