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New Yorkers will be able to experience the Spring season on Governors Island, beginning May 1, extending its public access season by nearly one month.
Brooklyn Heights, Cobble Hill, Beyond South Brooklyn

For the first time in history, New Yorkers will be able to experience the Spring season on Governors Island, opening to the public on May 1, extending its public access season by nearly one month.

The Brooklyn Folk Festival brings old-time string-band music, folk, blues, jug bands, bluegrass, traditional Irish and Balkan music, PLUS the World Famous BANJO TOSS to St. Ann’s Church in Brooklyn Heights beginning April 28, 2017.
Brooklyn Heights

The Brooklyn Folk Festival brings old-time string-band music, folk, blues, jug bands, bluegrass, traditional Irish and Balkan music, PLUS the World Famous BANJO TOSS to St. Ann’s Church in Brooklyn Heights beginning April 28, 2017.

Dance Theatre Etcetera presents the 24th Annual Red Hook Fest on Friday, June 9th to Saturday, June 10th, 2017
Red Hook

Dance Theatre Etcetera presents the 24th Annual Red Hook Fest on Friday, June 9th to Saturday, June 10th, 2017, with live music and dance on the beautiful Brooklyn waterfront.

The Look + Listen Festival presents the best of new music in New York City art spaces from May 18-21, bringing performances to contemporary art venues in Brooklyn and Manhattan including the BRIC House in Fort Greene.
Beyond South Brooklyn

The Look + Listen Festival presents the best of new music in New York City art spaces from May 18-21, bringing performances to contemporary art venues in Brooklyn and Manhattan including the BRIC House in Fort Greene.

The Brooklyn Museum debuts We Wanted a Revolution: Black Radical Women, 1965-85, from Apr. 21 to Sept. 17, 2017.
Park Slope, Beyond South Brooklyn

The Brooklyn Museum debuts We Wanted a Revolution: Black Radical Women, 1965-85, a groundbreaking exhibition featuring black women artists from an under-recognized generation who committed themselves to activism during a period of profound social change.

WHY should we care about this stupid story???? Emma Watson's Tits?
Boerum Hill, Brooklyn Heights, Carroll Gardens, Cobble Hill, DUMBO, Gowanus, Park Slope, Red Hook, Beyond South Brooklyn

We are starting a new feature here at SouthBrooklyn.com because the Internet makes so many stories so blown out of proportion. Many of them are just so ridiculous that we can't help commenting on them. Our first is today's rant against Emma Watson's Feminism!

BRIC, the leading presenter of free cultural programming in Brooklyn, received 19 nominations for the 60th Annual New York Emmy® Awards.
Beyond South Brooklyn

BRIC, the leading presenter of free cultural programming in Brooklyn, received 19 nominations for the 60th Annual New York Emmy Awards including 13 for BRIC TV and six for shows produced through BRIC’s Brooklyn Free Speech public access initiative.

Showtime's HOMELAND television show's plans for a huge gun battle, exploding SUVs, soldiers and presidential motorcade on Sunday, February 19, in the heart of Brooklyn Heights.
Brooklyn Heights, Cobble Hill, DUMBO

The Brooklyn Heights Association put out a notice about Showtime's HOMELAND television show's plans for a huge gun battle, exploding SUVs, soldiers and presidential motorcade on Sunday, February 19, in the heart of Brooklyn Heights. This is just a TV show and IS NOT REAL!

The Tilt Kids Festival multidisciplinary festival presents five world premieres and four U.S. debuts throughout New York City from March 4 through April 16, including Hervé Tullet at the Invisible Dog in Boerum Hill.
Boerum Hill, Cobble Hill, Park Slope, Beyond South Brooklyn

The Tilt Kids Festival multidisciplinary festival presents five world premieres and four U.S. debuts from artists spanning the globe at venues throughout New York City from March 4 through April 16, including Hervé Tullet at the Invisible Dog in Boerum Hill.

Ski for MS combines skiing and fundraising to empower people with MS with stops at four of our favorite ski areas in the northeast hitting the slopes of Loon Mountain in New Hampshire (Feb. 4), Whiteface Mountain (Feb. 5), Belleayre Mountain (Feb. 11) and Gore Mountain (March 4) in New York.
Boerum Hill, Brooklyn Heights, Carroll Gardens, Cobble Hill, DUMBO, Gowanus, Park Slope, Red Hook, Beyond South Brooklyn

Ski for MS stops at four of our favorite ski areas in the northeast hitting the slopes of Loon Mountain in New Hampshire (Feb. 4), Whiteface Mountain (Feb. 5), Belleayre Mountain (Feb. 11) and Gore Mountain (March 4) in New York.

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The Museum of Science Fiction and NASA are partnering to bring Escape Velocity 2017 to Washington, DC, on Labor Day weekend, September 1 to 3, at the MARRIOTT Wardman Park Hotel in Washington, DC.

With the first trailer for The Last Jedi having just been released, the tenth season of Doctor Who airing now, and Guardians of the Galaxy 2 coming in a couple of weeks, it's the start of what we're calling the summer of sci-fi.