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Wednesday, February 20, 2019

Shahrzad Changalvaee Shares Lost Stories At Bushwick Gallery

BUSHWICK - On Friday, January 18, Shahrzad Changalvaee presented an exhibition, "In Absentia, In Effigie" at The Chimney, an industrial-looking cube gallery in the middle of a small parking lot in Bushwick. In the small...

Weekend Art Events: February 15-17 (Black Artstory Month, Cityfox Live, Eye of the Beholder...

Don't let the recent chilly weather keep you from exploring this weekend! Spend time relaxing while listening to jazz music with Out of the Collective, immerse yourself in a participatory performance, The Eye of...

Weekend Art Events: February 8-10 (Black Comix Expo, Bubbles, Brooklyn Flea Record Fair &...

Happy Black History Month! There are a couple of events lined up this weekend to celebrate the annual observance of African-American history including the return of Myrtle Avenue's Black Artstory Month and BAM's Black...

Public Art Fund To Exhibit Siah Armajani’s “Bridge Over Tree” At Brooklyn Bridge Park

BROOKLYN BRIDGE PARK - The Public Art Fund announced on Wednesday that it will exhibit artist Siah Armajani's Bridge Over Tree (1970) at Brooklyn Bridge Park in the first re-staging of the installation in nearly 50 years. Created...

A Peek Inside The New Center For Fiction

FORT GREENE - Though its official grand opening isn't for another couple of weeks, The Center for Fiction offered a preview of its new home at 15 Lafayette Avenue (between Rockwell & Ashland Place)...

“Front and Center/ed” – Celebrating Black Fashion Throughout History

Since 2012, Black History Month has been celebrated along Myrtle Avenue’s retail area in Clinton Hill in an event called Black Artstory Month. Historically, visual artists create murals in storefront windows in the neighborhood,...

Year Of The Pig: Celebrate The Lunar New Year In Brooklyn

Happy Year of the Pig! February 5 marks the start of the Chinese Lunar New Year, a time for celebration, which includes family dinners, dragon and lion dances, lantern festivals, firecrackers, and lucky red...

MoCADA Planning Sculpture Garden For Vacant Fort Greene Lot

FORT GREENE - The Museum of Contemporary African Diasporan Arts (MoCADA) is planning to convert a vacant lot at 48 Lafayette Avenue into a sculpture garden. MoCADA filed an application with the NYC Landmarks Preservation...

“Swan Lake” Scintillates as the Kings Gets a Dash of Ukraine Tradition

Last night at the Kings Theatre on Flatbush Avenue, the royalty of Swan Lake took the stage in a gracefully high-octane production of the classic Tchaikovsky ballet by the National Ballet Theatre of Odessa....

Weekend Art Events: February 1-3 (Soul Of A Nation, New World, Lazer Eyes, The...

This weekend is packed with fun things to check out, including Target First Saturday at the Brooklyn Museum celebrating Black History Month and the closing days of the exhibit Soul of a Nation: Art...

Public Art: Handball Court Installation Coming To Cadman Plaza Park This Spring

DOWNTOWN BROOKLYN - The Public Art Fund announced on Monday that artist Harold Ancart will exhibit an interactive art installation consisting of a playable handball court in Cadman Plaza Park starting in the spring. The Belgian-born,...

Nightlife Is Thriving In Brooklyn, But Pay Is Less Than In Queens

Old-timers may lament the death of New York nightlife, however, those reports are, perhaps, just a bit, exaggerated. While Manhattan still dominates the industry, Brooklyn and Queens are growing into destinations of their own,...

City Launches Logo Design Competition For Privately Owned Public Spaces

Mayor Bill de Blasio, the Department of City Planning (DCP), The Municipal Art Society of New York (MAS), and Advocates for Privately Owned Public Space (APOPS) announced on Monday the kickoff to an international...

Katra Film Series returns to Alamo Drafthouse for 7th Annual Grand Finale

The Katra Film Series returns to the Alamo Drafthouse Theater in Downtown Brooklyn for its 7th Annual Grand Finale. Out of a total of 100 new works presented last year, 15 finalists have been...

A Historical Tour Fit for “Kings”

Stepping into the Kings Theatre is an experience of formidable sensory appeal that is difficult to achieve most anywhere else. Try not to be overwhelmed by the auditorium’s golden ceiling, complemented flawlessly by red...
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