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Public Art: Breathing Pavilion Features Weekly Live Music Series In Downtown Brooklyn
Arts & Culture

Public Art: Breathing Pavilion Features Weekly Live Music Series In Downtown Brooklyn

Melanie Charles performing at the Breathing Pavilion. (Image: Argenis Apollinario/Downtown Brooklyn Partnership)The normally bustling plaza at 300 Ashland Place [https://www.downtownbrooklyn.com/listings/the-plaza-at-300-ashland] is now a place for quiet introspection. That’s thanks to a weekly live music series [https://www.downtownbrooklyn.com/events/breathing-pavilion-a-weekly-music-series-featuring-joel-ross] presented

BAM Guest Curator Hanif Abdurraqib Releases Essay Collection on Black Performance
Arts & Culture

BAM Guest Curator Hanif Abdurraqib Releases Essay Collection on Black Performance

Hanif Abdurraqib. Photo credit: Megan Leigh Barnard. -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- In his new essay collection, ‘A Little Devil in America: Notes in Praise of Black Performance [https://www.greenlightbookstore.com/book/9781984801197],’ award-winning poet, cultural critic, and BAM Guest Curator at Large Hanif Abdurraqib [http://www.abdurraqib.com/] examines the history of

Council Candidate Pushes To End Illegal Parking By Letting Citizens Reporting Violations Get a Cut of Revenue Generated
Downtown Brooklyn

Council Candidate Pushes To End Illegal Parking By Letting Citizens Reporting Violations Get a Cut of Revenue Generated

City Council Candidate Elizabeth Adams issued a novelty parking violation to DOT and NYPD in Downtown Brooklyn on Thursday morning. (Image: Billy Richling) Elizabeth Adams stood near a vehicle-blocked Downtown Brooklyn bike lane with transit advocates and cartoonishly large traffic violation notices on Thursday morning to call for an end

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