Browsing: Art & Music

Art & Music make music new york 2015 poster
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Get ready to rock! Registration for Make Music New York, the free one-day outdoor festival that gives artists an opportunity to take their music to the streets, sidewalks, parks, gardens, and other public spaces throughout the city, is open through Wednesday, April 29. The ninth annual event will take place on Sunday, June 21, from…

Art & Music Hannah Rawe, Lost & Find
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It’s been one of the coldest winters Brooklyn has seen, but on most Tuesday evenings and Saturday afternoons since mid-December, you could still find Hannah Rawe, bundled up in coveralls and hunched over a space heater, more or less right out on the sidewalk of Flatbush Avenue. Some days, the weather kept her home. But…

Art & Music mysteries of laura filming
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The new NBC television series The Mysteries of Laura is back filming in the neighborhood today. The show, which stars Debra Messing (Smash, Will & Grace) as a homicide detective “who can handle murderous criminals but not her hell-raising twin children,” according to Deadline and Josh Lucas (The Firm, Sweet Home Alabama) as her captain and soon-to-be ex-husband. The show filmed in the neighborhood a…

Art & Music Photo by Acme Hall Studios
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A husband-and-wife team with local roots and a whole lot of experience in the music world have opened a new recording studio and lesson space, and it seems destined to bring a lot of song to 9th Street. Rebecca Pronsky, a Park Slope native, and Rich Bennett, who grew up in Staten Island, recently celebrated…

Art & Music hearts over 5th avenue
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Just in time for Valentine’s Day, two big puffy hearts re-appeared on a wire above 5th Avenue at 7th Street. Neighbor Kathy spotted them and let us know on Friday night, the eve of the heart-filled holiday. Two similar hearts hung in the same spot in the past, until a windy day tore one down — the…

Art & Music Sasha Winters, Greg Hildreth, and Emma Jane Gonzalez in Back to the Land. Photo courtesy of Eat Our Feelings.
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https://vimeo.com/118147110 The ladies of Eat Our Feelings, a relatively new web series that’s a scripted comedic cooking show, really get around. They’ve shot the series all over Brooklyn — they tackled brunch in Ditmas Park recently — and, just in time for Valentine’s Day, they’re in our neighborhood, causing awkward, but loving, vibes in Back to the Land…

Art & Music filming: billions
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Another year, another round of film shoots in the neighborhood, and one of the first looks like a biggie: A Showtime pilot about the financial world called Billions, starring Paul Giamatti (Sideways, American Splendor) and Damian Lewis (Homeland). Deadline explains the show: …is a fictional drama that takes a close look at the world of high…

Art & Music broad city at whole foods screengrab
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Broad City Get More: Comedy Central,Funny Videos,Funny TV Shows The ladies of the excellent Comedy Central television series Broad City — already proven fans of the Slope — recently took a trip to our area, in more ways than one. In the most recent episode, Abbi ends up at the Gowanus Whole Foods on a…

Art & Music gowanus canal in the fall
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A public art initiative that’s part of the Bridging Gowanus project just launched a call for proposals for work that will show what makes the neighborhood so unique. Presented by Arts Gowanus and the Old Stone House and Washington Park, and sponsored by Councilmember Brad Lander, artists are invited to submit ideas for an 11-month installation…

Art & Music Photo via The Vanderbilt Republic
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Vanderbilt Republic, the same folks who lit up the Kentile Floors sign before it was taken down, are currently projecting a “light sculpture” on the Smith-9th Street bridge each night after dark through January 23. Titled Spectrum II, according to their site, “This half-mile light sculpture will evolve nightly through two weeks of research, transforming the frame…

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