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Brooklyn Public Library celebrates equality at 18th annual Gala

More than 400 Brooklynites flocked to historic Weylin B. Seymour’s in Williamsburg on Wednesday to support Brooklyn Public Library’s programs and services at the 18th annual BPL Gala.   … Full Article

Bay Ridge board says yes to another Summer Stroll on 3rd

Old Man Winter still has a firm grip on New York City, but that’s not stopping Bay Ridge business leaders from thinking ahead to the long, hot summer. … Full Article

Principal, gallery owner, preservationist honored at ‘Brooklyn’s Best’ ceremony

On Feb. 24, City Councilmember Robert E. Cornegy and BRIC TV Producer Fred Brown hosted the 2015 Brooklyn’s Best Honors. … Full Article

7th annual Brooklyn Folk Festival celebrates best of folk music

Celebrating folk music from near and far, the Brooklyn Folk Festival showcases 30 bands, workshops, film screenings and contests. … Full Article

BAM presents 'Black & White ’Scope: American Cinema'

The post-World War II era brought forth a flood of color films, so it seemed that the monochromatic images of the silver screen were destined for irrelevance. … Full Article

'An Octoroon' thrills at Theatre for a New Audience

Our borough's got its very own run of a dazzling, dizzying play about slavery and hopeless love — and the art of play-making — that won an Obie Award last year for Best New American Play when it was shown in Manhattan. … Full Article

Myrtle Ave. Brooklyn Partnership creates ‘Audio Tour of Black Art History’

The Myrtle Avenue Brooklyn Partnership has created a self-guided “Audio Tour of Black Art History,” now available on iTunes and on myrtleaveue.org/black-artstory-tour/. … Full Article

Bay Ridge to welcome harmonica virtuoso

Jiayi He, a world-renown harmonica virtuoso, will be performing music by everyone from Stephen Foster and Johann Strauss in a special March 15 concert in Bay Ridge that is part of Art on the Corner, a music and art series presented at a local church. … Full Article

Review: Bam! Musical 'Brooklynite' a giddy, clever show

The last time superheroes were singing on a New York stage, things didn't go too well. Don't let that stop you from going to "Brooklynite." … Full Article

Avant-garde composer Wolff to perform with jazz musicians in Brooklyn

Avant-garde classical composer Christian Wolff will team up with some of the best New York-based jazz musicians for an evening of his own compositions on Thursday, March 5, at Roulette, 509 Atlantic Ave., at 8 p.m. … Full Article

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