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Handel opera gets an Asian makeover at BAM

What do you get when you mix an 18th century opera by George Frideric Handel, a 450-year-old Chinese temple and a pair of sumo wrestlers? … Full Article
 
Brooklyn Heights Library: The Future-Part 2

BROOKLYN EAGLE VIDEO: The future of the Brooklyn Heights Library

The future of the Brooklyn Heights Public Library was discussed by members of the Community Advisory Committee last week. Attendees remarked on the presentation, as documented by the Eagle's Dipti Kumar.   … Full Article
 
Brooklyn Heights Public Library Is Being Torn Down

BROOKLYN EAGLE VIDEO: Brooklyn Public Library officials face blunt questions about Brooklyn Heights branch

The Brooklyn Heights Public Library is getting redeveloped and the business library will be relocated to Grand Army Plaza. What will the impact be on the community? Who are the major opposers and supporters of this plan? … Full Article
 

Obituary: John Bourne, founding member of Heights Players

John Bourne of Brooklyn died January 9, 2015 at age 90. He was born November 8, 1924 in Kennebunk, Maine, son of Harold Hubbard Bourne, JD, and Sally Goodwin Bourne. His older sisters were Dorothy Rose Swetland, Marcia Bourne Marr and Sally Mullane. … Full Article
 

Brooklynite’s debut novel leaves critics wanting more

With this crackling debut of “The One That Got Away” (Random House), author Bethany Chase has grabbed the attention of some of fiction’s most beloved novelists, including Emily Giffin, Patti Callahan Henry and Marisa de los Santos. … Full Article
 

Pediatric surgery expands at New York Methodist Hospital

The number of children who come to New York Methodist Hospital (NYM) for general surgery has increased by almost 50 percent in the last two years, with the Hospital now logging almost 500 cases annually. … Full Article
 

Interfaith displays 'Wellness' art show

Art Show at Interfaith: Interfaith Medical Center showcased 37 works by five Brooklyn-based artists at “Wellness,” an art show depicting images that convey togetherness and unity through mediums that include stained glass, kiln-formed glass, mosaic, paper collage, ass … Full Article
 

BAM Book Night: Fairy tales for grownups are Michael Cunningham’s next offering

Michael Cunningham, world-renowned novelist, never dreamed of growing up to be a writer. "I was much more visual...I thought I would be a painter," the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of "The Hours" revealed to an audience Wednesday night at the Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM). … Full Article
 

1 arrest in Brooklyn fatal straphanger dispute in Borough Hall subway station

Police sought answers Wednesday from a retired correction officer after his dispute with a pair of strangers ended with a fatal shooting that spread panic inside a subway station at the height of the evening rush hour a day earlier. … Full Article
 

De Blasio: Brooklyn’s Boys and Girls High symbol of progress

Mayor Bill de Blasio and Schools Chancellor Carmen Fariña headed to Bedford-Stuyvesant’s Boys and Girls High School on Tuesday to highlight the early progress made at 94 of the city’s least successful schools in the city’s new  … Full Article
 

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