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For Want of a Stadium: A Story of Development, Displacement, and the Dodgers, a webinar presented by the Brooklyn Historical Society.

For Want of a Stadium

We all know the story: Despite their 1955 World Series win, in 1957 Dodgers owner Walter O’Malley uprooted Brooklyn’s beloved team, moving “Dem Bums” to the sun and palm trees in LA. But what was the impact on their adopted city? While the doors may be closed for the time […]

Patrick Stewart reads Shakespeare in Brooklyn

Videos to make you Smile

Now that nothing is happening around Brooklyn, how about some videos to make you smile? Staying home is our new norm for now and many of us don’t even have views to entertain us. How about fellow Brooklynite Patrick Stewart reading Shakespeare? Or my favorite drummer Mark Ehrhardt and the Last Throes rocking out?

BRIC presents Brittany Howard, frontwoman and guitarist for the chart-topping, GRAMMY Award-winning band Alabama Shakes, to open the 42nd annual BRIC Celebrate Brooklyn! Festival with a free concert on June 9 at the Prospect Park Bandshell.

Brittany Howard opens Celebrate Brooklyn

BRIC presents Brittany Howard, frontwoman and guitarist for the chart-topping, GRAMMY Award-winning band Alabama Shakes, to open the 42nd annual BRIC Celebrate Brooklyn! Festival with a free concert on June 9 at the Prospect Park Bandshell.

Rachel Grobstein, Ghost Bike, 2019, on view in a group exhibition, at BRIC in the Main Gallery in a group exhibition, Death Becomes Her, co-curated and in partnership with The Green-Wood Cemetery.

Death Becomes Her

Death Becomes Her is a group exhibition on view at BRIC in the Main Gallery, co-curated and in partnership with The Green-Wood Cemetery. With an opening reception on Wednesday, February 19, 2020, from 7PM to 9PM, the exhibit runs through April 19, 2020.

Love and death. They have inspired artists, writers, and philosophers for millennia. But where do they perfectly entwine? At Green-Wood!

Happily Never After

As age-old muses for artists, writers, and philosophers, love and death have inspired great works of art and literature—but do you know where their influence and presence truly intertwine? At a cemetery! Forget the box of chocolates and sappy card—treat the special someone in your life to an exploration of […]

This February, Gallery Players presents a hilarious new production of Christopher Durang's comedy Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike, winner of the 2013 Tony Award for Best Play.

Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike

The Gallery Players present a hilarious new production of Christopher Durang’s comedy Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike, winner of the 2013 Tony Award for Best Play, opening February 22 and running through March 8, 2020.

The Green Gallery at Movers, Not Shakers presents Lost and Found in Brooklyn. ©Mark D Phillips

The Gowanus Canal in the Green Gallery

Movers, Not Shakers! pop up location, The Green Gallery at MNS, presented “Lost and Found in Brooklyn” by Mark D Phillips on October 19 to 20, 2019, during the Gowanus Open Studios weekend. The exhibit featured Phillips’ photographic collection of images in and around Brooklyn, of scenes that no longer exist, […]