Arts and Fun

The festive music, gala outfits and traditional dances of the Oaxaca region of Mexico filled Cadman Plaza Park in Downtown Brooklyn on Sunday, at the second annual La Guelaguetza Festival New York  … Full Article

'As You Like It' is a walk in the park — Prospect Park, that is

Prospect Park
And what is so rare as a day in June? An evening in June with Shakespeare in the Park — the Brooklyn version, that is. … Full Article

Kingsborough presents free jazz concerts on summer nights

Manhattan Beach
Hey Brooklyn, we’ve got the perfect way for you to spend your Saturday nights this summer. And it won’t cost you a thing! … Full Article

Poehler, Rudd visit BAM to premiere 'They Came Together'

Brooklyn Heights
"A nice rule to stick to is to put funny people in comedies," actress Amy Poehler told an audience at Brooklyn Academy of Music's (BAM) Harvey Theater Monday night. … Full Article

Coney Island seniors create art to rebuild from Sandy

Coney Island
Senior artists at the JASA Scheuer House of Coney Island Senior Center unveiled a new mural composed of ceramic tiles, symbolizing the reconstruction of the a community devastated by Hurricane Sandy. … Full Article

De Blasio and family lead 32nd Annual Mermaid Parade

Coney Island
Maybe we should call him Parade-Leader-in-Chief. … Full Article

Make Music NY solstice festival plays in “hot” Brooklyn music scene

Brooklyn Boro
Similar to the previous eight years, the summer solstice was marked with not only the expected increased temperatures and sunburns, but also with Make Music New York (MMNY), a music festival organized by a nonprofit that takes place during the summer and winter solstices in select cities wo … Full Article

VIDEO: The Fence at Brooklyn Bridge Park

Brooklyn Heights
The Fence was recently unveiled at Brooklyn Bridge Park, with 238 pictures lining 1,000 feet of the beautiful park spanning from DUMBO to Brooklyn Heights and everywhere in between. … Full Article

Bed-Stuy's Fulton Art Fair celebrates the artists of the African diaspora

Bedford-Stuyvesant
Art. Outdoors. Among Bed-Stuy brownstones. What could be better? Fulton Art Fair is an annual open-air celebration of the artists of the African diaspora that dates back to the dawn of the Civil Rights movement – and everyone's invited. … Full Article

Dancing in spring the olde way, on the Brooklyn Heights Promenade

Brooklyn Heights
Ritual “Morris” dancers descended on the Brooklyn Heights Promenade Thursday evening to celebrate the coming of the spring equinox. … Full Article

Steve De Maio hosts Opera Night at Columbus Citizens Foundation

The “opera nights” at the elegant Columbus Citizens Foundation at 8 E. 69th Street in Manhattan combining opera and food are an opera lover’s dream. It was a pleasure to be greeted by Board of Governors member Anthony Correra and his wife Maria.  … Full Article

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