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Tuesday, December 18, 2018

Weekend Art Events: Dec. 14-16 (Charlie Brown, Humpty Dumpty, Nutcrackers Galore & More)

It's almost Christmas! This weekend offers a variety of holiday pop-ups and markets, three productions of The Nutcracker, and a few chances to hear your favorite carols. Check the BKLYNER Calendar for more events happening...

The Center For Fiction Opening In Fort Greene, February 2019

FORT GREENE - The Center for Fiction is relocating from its longtime home in midtown Manhattan to the Brooklyn Cultural District. Scheduled to open on February 1, 2019 at 15 Lafayette Avenue, the 17,500-square-foot, three story...

The Kings Theatre Gets Crackin’ with Holiday Hip Hop Dance

FLATBUSH / SPONSORED - A most beautiful, upbeat Christmas breeze is about to “blow” into Brooklyn, just as the holiday season reaches its apex. On December 23rd the historic Kings Theatre will proudly serve...

A Bit Of History – Flatbush Church Looking For Developer

FLATBUSH – As the borough shuffles to house all the city’s newcomers, part of its history will inevitably be gutted or succumb to full demolition. Religious institutions, with their architecturally exciting structures, brought families...
Artist Nitzan Bartov and journalist Miriam Kramer discuss what cultural and religious observances could look like for Jews in space at the Brooklyn Children's Museum. (Photo congress: Mushka Lightstone/Tech Tribe)

Can Jewish Life Thrive In Space?

CROWN HEIGHTS — NASA is working on sending humans to Mars as early as 2030 and some people are already planning for the trip. Space was the theme for a couple of dozen people that came out...

Weekend Art Events: Dec. 7-9 (Festivus For The Restivus, Merry On Myrtle & More)

Need help getting into the holiday spirit? There are festive concerts happening this weekend as well as Moscow Ballet's production of the Great Russian Nutcracker and lots of holiday markets to find gifts for loved...

The Show Will Go On – Radio Free Brooklyn Brings Us Brooklyn...

BUSHWICK - Radio Free Brooklyn went live in the basement of a bike shop in Bushwick with four microphones and a mixer over three years ago.  An internet radio station was another step for co-founders,...

Bushwick Bodegas Exhibit Art in Living Advent Calendar

BUSHWICK - In bodegas across Bushwick this holiday season, neighbors and shoppers will find something new among the quick-stop staples they shop for: art. The Bodega Advent Project, a joint undertaking between Bushwick Abbey and...

Brooklyn Historical Society Presents “Muslims In Brooklyn” Next Week

BROOKLYN HEIGHTS - Next week, Brooklyn Historical Society (BHS) will present its "Muslims in Brooklyn" oral history project to the world. "Muslims in Brooklyn" includes 50 oral histories from various Muslims across the borough. "These 50...

Weekend Art Events: Nov. 30 – Dec. 2 (Brooklyn Cultural District Tour, Agatha Christie,...

The first weekend of December offers loads of events to check out including art exhibits, plays, concerts, a holiday book fair, and even a styling dance party at the Brooklyn Pubic Library's main branch. Check...

Rent Party For Weeksville Heritage Center’s Hunterfly Road Houses

CROWN HEIGHTS - Thanksgiving celebrations haven’t yet stretched to match the twelve days of Christmas, but in the last decade the holiday has been headed in that direction. First, with “doorbuster” sales designed to...

Brooklyn Museum Announces Major Frida Kahlo Exhibition for 2019

The Brooklyn Museum has just announced the subject of their next major exhibition: Mexican artist Frida Kahlo. In one of the biggest exhibitions of her work in the last decade, the Brooklyn Museum will host...

The Kings Theatre Gets Holidazed!

SPONSORED: Beginning November 29th, the historic Kings Theatre in Brooklyn will be electrified by a seasonal spectacular like none other, as the critically acclaimed extravaganza Cirque Dreams Holidaze invades its timeless showroom. Set in...

Community Board 2 Approves Street Co-Naming To Honor Notorious B.I.G.

CLINTON HILL - At a general board meeting Wednesday evening, November 14, Brooklyn Community Board 2 voted to approve co-naming St. James Place between Gates Avenue and Fulton Street "Christopher Wallace Way" in honor of...

Weekend Art Events: November 16-18 (Brain Freeze, The Wizard of Oz, Jack White &...

It's the weekend before Thanksgiving! In the spirit of giving during Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week, there are two "Empty Bowls" events happening this Saturday in which local ceramic artists create and sell bowls...
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