Our favorite photographs from 2016 start with the return of the Macy's Fireworks to the East River, bringing the coastline of Brooklyn back as a prime viewing area. Our pictures were taken north up river from One Brooklyn Bridge Park. We also love the Gowanus and Sports so take a look at our online gallery!
With paintings by Alfonse Borysewicz on view, Konstantin Kulakov will recite excerpts from Excavating the Sky to original music by Toby Twining, played on the resophonic guitar made for the late Lou Harrison, TABLA RASA GALLERY presents A Spiritual Soiree featuring The Waterists on Saturday, January 7, 2017, from 3:00 - 4:30 pm.
As part of Performance Space 122's Coil 2017, Yara Travieso LA MEDEA comes to the BRIC House Ballroom on January 20 to 22, 2017, presented as a musical re-imagining of Euripides’ violent tragedy into a dance-theater performance and feature film á la Latin-disco-pop variety show.
Real New Yorkers know that Brooklyn is hottest place to spend the coolest night of the year with New Year's Eve parties along Coney Island's historic Riegelmann Boardwalk and Grand Army Plaza and Prospect Park for the 150th anniversary fireworks show that rivals anything around the world.
The BRIC House Ballroom presents the NEW YORK PREMIERE of ANATOMY THEATER from January 7 to 14, 2017. Based on actual 18th-century texts, ANATOMY THEATER follows the astonishing progression of an English murderess: from confession to execution and, ultimately, public dissection before a paying audience of fascinated onlookers. Through the miracle of opera, she sings through it all.
On December 10 & 11, 2016, The Knights will present a specifically Brooklyn-flavored "Schubertiade" celebration of Brooklyn artists at the BRIC Ballroom in Fort Green. The evening includes the world premiere of “Cathedral of Salt,” a new poem by Pulitzer Prize-winner Paul Muldoon, set to music by The Knights.