FORT GREENE – The Brooklyn Academy of Music [https://www.bam.org] (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. Rendering of “Paradise Parados” by Teresita Fernández (Courtesy of BAM)As part of
FORT GREENE – This weekend the Brooklyn Academy of Music [https://www.bam.org] (BAM) will present the 15th annual celebration of spoken word and hip hop with Word. Sound. Power [https://www.bam.org/literary/2019/word-sound-power]. BAM’s springtime performance will take place on Friday, April 5 and Saturday,
Photo via Wikimedia Commons [http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:USMC-09611.jpg]Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr. would have turned 90 on January 15. Various local organizations will celebrate MLK Day on Monday, January 21 with events including readings, movie screenings, musical performances, volunteering, and more. Commemorate the legacy of
FORT GREENE – The President of the Brooklyn Academy of Music [http://bam.org], Katy Clark, announced yesterday that the Tony Award-winning Broadway Producer, David Binder, has been appointed BAM’s Artistic Director. L-R: Katy Clark, BAM President; David Binder, incoming Artistic Director; Coco Killingsworth, VP of Education and Community Engagement;
Photo via Wikimedia Commons [http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:USMC-09611.jpg]Martin Luther King Jr. Day is Monday, January 15, and various local organizations are celebrating what would have been the iconic civil rights leader’s 89th birthday with events featuring readings, talks, musical performances, movie screenings, and more.
Two historic Brooklyn institutions recently joined forces. The Brooklyn Hospital Center (TBHC) [http://www.tbh.org/] is now a corporate sponsor of Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM) [http://www.bam.org/]. Between TBHC [http://www.tbh.org/] (founded in 1845) and BAM [http://www.bam.org/] (founded in 1861), they
Founder and Artistic Director Baba Chuck Davis enters with Artistic Director Designate Abdel R. Salaam (left) at DanceAfrica 2015: Brazilian rhythms, African roots at the BAM Howard Gilman Opera House, Brooklyn, New York, Thursday, May 21, 2015. (Photograph © 2015 Jack Vartoogian/FrontRowPhotos)Just days before DanceAfrica [http://www.bam.org/
Brooklyn Academy of Music (Photo by Pamela Wong/BKLYNER)Brooklyn Academy of Music announced [https://app.box.com/s/406bbdskbsod4s26wt4z1o844b0s6y2u] Friday morning that Executive Producer Joseph V. Melillo will step down in December 2018 after 34 years of working at BAM. Melillo joined BAM in 1983 as the Founding Director
Kedi by kedifilm via Instagram [https://www.instagram.com/p/BHAVVNSkPvK/?taken-by=kedifilm]It’s April! Don’t be an April Fool—check out some of these fun happenings this weekend. Along with a three-day celebration of Prospect Park’s 150th anniversary, this weekend brings art, dance, cats, and cheese.
Brooklyn Academy of Music (Photo by bam_brooklyn via Instagram [https://www.instagram.com/p/BQTKHo8lFrz/?taken-by=bam_brooklyn])Harvey Lichtenstein, the former President and Executive Producer of the Brooklyn Academy of Music [http://www.bam.org/], passed away on Saturday at the age of 87. The New York Times
Jazz and world artist Oran Etkin returns to BAM and will perform off his new album for children. (Courtesy: Brooklyn Academy of Music [http://www.bam.org/kids/2017/oran-etkin-timbalooloo])Brooklyn Academy of Music [http://www.bam.org/] announced this week its 2016/17 BAMkids full season [http://www.bam.
Photo by Jesse Winter/BAM.Recently arrived Brooklyn Academy of Music [http://www.bam.org] (BAM) President Katy Clark spoke with [http://www.crainsnewyork.com/article/20160204/ARTS/160209924/bams-new-prez-talks-about-revitalizing-brooklyn-and-how-brooklyn] Crain’s [http://www.crainsnewyork.com/article/20160204/ARTS/160209924/bams-new-prez-talks-about-revitalizing-brooklyn-and-how-brooklyn] for their February issue, discussing the progress on BAM’
Ghouls and goblins take to the streets in the annual Prospect Park South Halloween Parade — and of course, there’s trick-or-treating. (Photo by Ditmas Park Corner [/blog/photos/photos-halloween-scenes-around-neighborhood])Looking for something to do with the whole family this week? There are a lot of great kid-friendly events coming up
Rendering of the planned BAM Strong expansion. (Courtesy of Mitchell Giurgola Architects.)Get ready for an even stronger “culture block” to take shape at the intersection of Fulton Street and Ashland Place, thanks to the impending construction of BAM Strong — a new “unique complex” connecting Brooklyn Academy of Music spaces
Photo via Amandla [https://www.facebook.com/AmandlaTmusic/photos/gm.1084273591598353/870150009702102/?type=1&theater] We know it’s all wintery outside, but there are plenty of reasons for you to get out of your apartment and into the neighborhood this week, from an old-school movie night at Sycamore [http:
A total of $11.9 million has been awarded to several nearby area arts and cultural organizations, Councilmember Laurie Cumbo [http://council.nyc.gov/d35/html/members/home.shtml] announced during a press conference today at the Brooklyn Botanic Garden [http://www.bbg.org]. Fort Greene’s Mark Morris Dance