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“Inventing Brooklyn- People, Places and Progress” at Brooklyn Historical Society

image-2103Fourteen local teens curated the exhibition Inventing Brooklyn: People, Places and Progress at the Brooklyn Historical Society (BHS). The exhibit traces the evolution of Brooklyn into the place we know today. From Native American roots and Dutch colonial influences to icons such as the Brooklyn Bridge and the Dodgers, Inventing Brooklyn examines how various people,...

Brooklyn Film Festival Announces Line-Up

image-2039Brooklyn, NY [May 2011] – Brooklyn Film Festival (BFF) is proud to announce the film line up for its annual festival, themed PLOT. The competitive event will run from June 3rd through 12th at indieScreen and Brooklyn Heights Cinema. BFF will present over 100 film premieres that were selected from over 2,400 submissions coming from...

Art in Brooklyn Update

Art in Brooklyn is expanding! I'm working on updating the site to carry even more arts coverage by combining my two sites: and The volume of posts is going to slow down temporarily during the transition to the new site BUT even greater things are on the way!

From Africa to Brooklyn: From Great to Great at MoCADA

image-2042From Africa to Brooklyn: From Great to Great May 26, 2011 to June 26, 2011 Artists in School Exhibition Organized by: Ruby Amanze Opening reception: Thursday May 26, 2011 4:00-6:00 PM The Museum of Contemporary African Diasporan Arts (MoCADA) proudly presents the 2011 student exhibition From Africa to Brooklyn: From Great to Great. This exhibition...

An Artist’s Talk with Nancy Grimes

image-2057An Artist’s Talk with Nancy Grimes Tuesday, May 24 6:30 pm Brooklyn Artists Gym 168 7th Street, 3rd Floor (Intercom #35) 718-858-9069 Suggested Donation $5 Please RSVP to Biography Nancy Grimes grew up and studied in the Midwest. In Chicago, she was co-founder of the artists’ space, West Hubbard Gallery. She moved to New...

Red Hook Studio Tour this Weekend

image-2051Brooklyn Studio Tours is pleased to announce our Spring Open Studio Tour  in Red Hook & Carroll Gardens, Brooklyn on Saturday, May 21 & Sunday, May 22 from 12PM to 6 PM.