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Friday, August 23, 2019

Weekend Art Events: August 16-18 (Sand Sculpting, Sundance Shorts, Pop-Up Reading Room & More)

Savor the last few weeks of summer with a variety of events throughout Brooklyn this weekend! There are plenty of block parties to get the whole family outside, such as Summer Strolls 2 and...

How One New Yorker’s Legacy Helps Preserve Neglected City History

You may have heard of The Iceberg Metaphor as a way of thinking about culture -- most of what influences behavior remains hidden to others or “below the surface.” The same can be said...

Michelle Zassenhaus: Images Of Gowanus

GOWANUS - When I first saw Brooklyn photographer Michelle Zassenhaus’s photos, I was struck by the lived-in desolation of her work. The pieces capture so perfectly the traces people leave behind.   “I have always been...

Weekend Art Events: August 9-11 (Artisan Market, Graveyard Shift, Summer Stroll & More)

Keep the good times going with a variety of summer activities throughout Brooklyn this weekend! Shop the Dekalb Artisan Market or the Colored Girls Hustle Marketplace. The Park Slope 5th Avenue BID's Summer Strolls...

4 New Public Artworks Coming To BAM

FORT GREENE - The Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM) announced on Tuesday the commission of four new site-specific artworks by three renowned artists that will be exhibited across the organization's Fort Greene campus. As part...

A Visit To Pratt Institute’s Sculpture Park

CLINTON HILL - Before classes are back in session and students return to campus, head over to Pratt Institute and enjoy its beloved sculpture park—a true gem hidden-in-plain-sight in the middle of Clinton Hill. Artist...

NYC Department Of Cultural Affairs Releases Bushwick Arts & Culture Study

BUSHWICK - A report released last month by the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs examines the current state of arts and cultural institutions in Bushwick.  The report—which was conducted in a partnership with...

Priority Mail: Ground Floor Gallery’s Mail Art Biennial

PARK SLOPE - Ground Floor Gallery presents the third edition of its biennial exhibition, Priority Mail, a survey of small original artworks mailed in from around the world. "ALL submissions mailed to the gallery will be...

Weekend Art Events: August 2-4 (First Saturday At Brooklyn Museum, 70s Soul Jam, Salsa...

This is a great weekend for music! Check out a variety of performances happening throughout Brooklyn. From DJ Nosaj Thing performing at Prospect Park's Bandshell to the 70s Soul Jam featuring classic groups from...

Weekend Art Events: July 26-28 (FELA! The Concert, Waack To The Future, Brooklyn Roots...

Take a break from the summer heat with some indoor and late-night events happening around Brooklyn this weekend! Check out a Waack/Vogue dance battle at House of Yes or browse the FAD Market at...

Spoke The Hub Forced To Sell Gowanus Arts Space

GOWANUS - The non-profit dance studio and community arts organization, Spoke the Hub, will have to sell its Gowanus Arts building at 295 Douglass Street after 34 years at the location. While Spoke the Hub's second location...

Body Art Vs. Protestors: Art Exhibition Or Exhibitionism?

BUSHWICK - Scores of people stripped down to their birthday suits for artists to paint their bodies—head to toe in multi-colors, flowers, and messages of love—as part of NYC Bodypainting Day this past Saturday, July...

Brooklyn Museum Explores Pierre Cardin’s Vision of the Future

PROSPECT HEIGHTS - The Brooklyn Museum unveiled a vast collection of Pierre Cardin's "futuristic designs" on Saturday—the 50th anniversary of the first moon landing. "During the 1960s, Cardin, a true trailblazer, took inspiration from social...

Weekend Art Events: July 19-21 (Tiny Sketchbook Exhibit, Pearl Market, Coney Island Music Fest...

Spend the summer evenings outdoors at one of the many events happening around Brooklyn this weekend. Catch a movie at Greene Garden or see a live performance at the Gowanus Dredgers Canoe Club Boathouse....

Arab Americans Celebrate At The 13th Annual Bazaar

BAY RIDGE - The 13th Annual Arab American Bazaar to celebrate the Arab community in Brooklyn took place over the weekend and was a big success. “This event is an opportunity to celebrate the many...
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