Browsing: Art & Music

Art & Music Improv Everywhere
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Even if you don’t know them by name, you’ve surely heard of some of their pranks. The No Pants Subway Ride, for one, has become a well-known annual event put on by Improv Everywhere, who bill themselves on their website as “a New York City-based prank collective that causes scenes of chaos and joy in…

Art & Music Brooklyn Borough President Eric L. Adams presenting honorary checks
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A massive windfall in funds is coming in 2016 to dozens of Brooklyn cultural institutions and libraries thanks to an investment of over $8 million in funds from Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams. The New Dancewave Center in Park Slope will be constructed and renovated with Borough President Adams  $250,000 commitment. The space will be…

Art & Music Comedian Chris Gethard
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Don’t wait until the weekend for a little neighborhood fun! With everything from comedy, folk rock, and an art exhibition, there’s plenty going on in Park Slope this week. Below are some of our favorite events from around the area. For even more things to do around Brooklyn, and to add your own upcoming events…

Art & Music Park Slope director Alex Ross Perry
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lzPgN8eEI-c Park Slope resident Alex Ross Perry has quite a one-two punch of film projects at the moment. His newest film, Queen of Earth, will be opening this Wednesday, August 26. Mad Men’s Elisabeth Moss stars as Catherine, a woman who is dealing with the loss of her father. As she heads to a lake…

Art & Music fluke
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Looking for a way to get away without the hassle of taking a trip? Brooklyn Staycation is your guide to taking a breather without ever leaving the borough. Each week, we will zoom in on different Brooklyn neighborhood. Today, we will take you on a walk through Sheepshead Bay. Check out more Brooklyn Staycations here.…

Art & Music Students painting mural at 138 5th Avenue (Photo via Groundswell)
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If you’ve walked along 5th Avenue past the Key Foods parking lot between Sterling and St. John’s Place, you might have noticed students on scaffolding painting the wall. The college students have been working all summer to paint a mural at 138 5th Avenue as part of the Summer Leadership Institute at Groundswell, which gives summer employment…

Art & Music graffiti art 1
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When talking about street art in Brooklyn, Bushwick is the most common neighborhood to be mentioned. But our next door neighbor Gowanus is next in line. The largely industrial neighborhood has a plethora of wall space for graffiti artists and warehouses that double as artist studios. If you are interested in exploring the neighborhood’s hidden…

Art & Music Photo via Les Sans Culottes
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Don’t wait until the weekend for a little neighborhood fun! With everything from comedy and improv, to secret science and vinyl, there’s plenty going on in Park Slope this week. Below are some of our favorite events from around the area. For even more things to do around Brooklyn, and to add your own upcoming events (some of…

Art & Music Photo via Dreamland Roller Disco
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Don’t know what to do with your weekend? There are plenty of great activities happening in the neighborhood! With everything from comedy and embarrassing stories, to uncensored vaudeville and 80s dance parties, folks in the Slope won’t have to go far for summertime entertainment. Below are some of our favorite events from around the area. For even…

Art & Music Jennifer Dalton's piece, Your Name Here, which features one year of credit card offers. (Photo via Old Stone House)
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A new exhibit at the Old Stone House called “In Search of One City: Sensing (In)equality” explores artists’ roles in navigating and mitigating income inequality. The title of the exhibit is loosely based on Mayor de Blasio’s campaign phrase and recognizes that artists have long been offering creative interpretations of the issue of inequality. The…

Art & Music Kensington
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Looking for a way to get away without the hassle of taking a trip? Brooklyn Staycation is your guide to taking a breather without ever leaving the borough. Each week, we will zoom in on different Brooklyn neighborhood. Today, we will take you on a walk through Kensington and its surrounding area. Check out more…

Art & Music Anna Webber
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Don’t wait until the weekend for a little neighborhood fun! With everything from comedy and trivia, to outdoor movies and jazz, folks in the Slope won’t have to go far for summertime entertainment. Below are some of our favorite events from around the area. For even more things to do around Brooklyn, and to add your own upcoming…

Art & Music Community Bookstore
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The Brooklyn Public Library, the Brooklyn Eagles, a group of engaged young supporters of the library, and local bookstores are celebrating Brooklyn literature this year with the inaugural Brooklyn Eagles Literary Prize! The annual prize will be awarded to authors who have lived in Brooklyn, portrayed the borough in their work or addressed themes relevant to its life…

Art & Music Photo via Third World
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Looking for something fun to do this weekend? There’s plenty going on in Park Slope! It’s the last full weekend of Celebrate Brooklyn! So if you haven’t gotten out there yet this year, now’s the time to go! We also have lectures about nomads and cannibals, as well as MCA Day and the Awesome Aughts!…

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