Fiasco Theater troupe brings enchanting ‘Two Gentlemen of Verona’ to Polonsky Shakespeare Center

I'm in love with a dog named Crab. You'll fall for him, too. Just you wait and see. His master says Crab is “the sourest-natured dog that lives,” but don't you believe it. … Full Article

Gay/Straight Alliance honors Justice Kahn with Lifetime Achievement Award

The Gay/Straight Alliance of the New York State Court System held its fifth annual dinner-dance in front of more than 150 judges, lawyers and court employees at the Grand Prospect Hall in South Slope on Wednesday night, honoring Hon. … Full Article

Susan Sarandon hosts play at City Tech

Starting on May 2, City Tech’s Theatreworks and Entertainment Technology Department presents “Forged in Fire,” at the Voorhees Theatre at 186 Jay St. in Downtown Brooklyn. … Full Article

BAM Book Talk: Joseph O’Neill reads from latest work ‘The Dog’

What do you get when you cross Irish and Assyrian descent with a multinational upbringing? To hear novelist Joseph O'Neill tell it, the result — his own, as a matter of fact — is someone who can create characters that will live anywhere, but are never quite at home. … Full Article

PHOTOS: Jodie Foster in DUMBO directing "Money Monster"

It was a star-studded Thursday on Jay Street in DUMBO, where Jodie Foster was on set directing the upcoming film "Money Monster" starring George Clooney, Julia Roberts and others. … Full Article

DUMBO residents worry about ever-present gas leak

DUMBO residents and workers have become increasingly alarmed about a gas leak on Jay Street that has been venting from street grates for months. … Full Article

Public invited to hearing on MetroTech BID expansion to Fort Greene cultural area

The MetroTech Business Improvement District (MetroTech BID) hopes to expand beyond its current 16-acre Downtown Brooklyn footprint to encompass cultural institutions and commercial areas in Fort Greene. … Full Article

BAM’s Karen Gala Was A Moveable Feast In Historic Settings: Navy Yard to Opera House

For the Brooklyn Academy of Music, led by Executive Producer Joseph Melillo, the gala honoring Karen Brooks Hopkins Tuesday night was an "all hands on deck" affair. Every department, from Development and Marketing to Stage Crew and Production, worked to make it happen. … Full Article

New novel explores how artist’s ambition shapes her life

Great art springs from a combination of talent, vision and sacrifice. But at what point is the sacrifice too great? In her new novel “The Life and Death of Sophie Stark,” Brooklyn writer Anna North explores how an artist’s ambition shapes her relationships and her life. … Full Article

New memoir explores complexities of motherhood

Why would a mother ever abandon her children? Is an abandoned child destined to grow up and make the same mistake? These are some of the questions Melissa Cistaro had after her mother abandoned her young family. … Full Article


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