Browsing: Art & Music

Art & Music Frozen, via FB

The song Let It Go from the Disney film Frozen is one every parent in Park Slope probably knows by heart at this point. So if, while enjoying a night out, those parents end up belting out the tune along local sidewalks, it’s understandable. But just remember, the Oscar-winning songwriters Robert Lopez and Kristen Anderson-Lopez behind the song also
Art & Music So Yoon Lym via Ground Floor Gallery

When Ground Floor Gallery opened at 353 5th Street in April of last year, curators Krista Saunders and Jill Benson hoped to connect the Park Slope community to emerging artists from all over Brooklyn. Now, on their first anniversary — which they’re celebrating with the Ground Floor Gala on Thursday, April 17 — the pair say they’re proud of
Art & Music Boardwalk Empire Filming

Boardwalk Empire, the HBO series starring Steve Buscemi, returns to Park Slope to film next week. According to signs posted on 8th Avenue from Berkeley Place to Montgomery Place, filming will take place on Tuesday, April 14, and cars will need to be moved from those blocks by Monday, April 13 at 10pm. If you find your
Art & Music (crop) Our Hen House: Jasmin & Mariann

The women behind Our Hen House keep themselves busier than most, but their efforts in animal advocacy make it worth it. New Park Slope residents Jasmin Singer, co-founder and executive director, and Mariann Sullivan, co-founder and program director, have just gotten even busier though, as they’ve added to a long list of work with their non-profit organization
Art & Music The Mysteries of Laura at Poly Prep

The Poly Prep Lower School, 50 Prospect Park West at 1st Street, was turned into New Hall School on Wednesday afternoon for a new television pilot for NBC called The Mysteries of Laura. Set up to film in the area yesterday evening, the show will star Debra Messing (Smash, Will & Grace) as a homicide detective
Art & Music Make Music New York via MMNY/Evan Hammer on Flickr

Get ready to rock! Registration for Make Music New York, the free outdoor festival that gives artists an opportunity to take their music to the streets, sidewalks, stoops, plazas, cemeteries, parks, and gardens of NYC, is now open. The eighth annual event will take place on Saturday, June 21, from 10am-10pm, and everyone from high school bands
Art & Music Gowanus Canal

Are you an artist with a love of Gowanus? Then you’re in luck, because a couple of upcoming exhibitions are currently accepting submissions: Current: Gowanus Show dates: May 14-18 Deadline for submissions: Tuesday, April 1 About the show: Arts Gowanus presents this art exhibition and sale, curated by Benjamin Sutton. They hope to showcase the
Art & Music Film Shoot: The Americans on Prospect Park West

The FX Cold War drama The Americans will be back to film in the neighborhood on Tuesday, March 11. The television show, which stars Keri Russell (Felicity) and Matthew Rhys (Brothers & Sisters), just returned for its second season, which Entertainment Weekly has described as “brainy and twisty and kinky.” If you’ve watched the show, you may have already seen Park
Art & Music Happy Dance at Grand Army Plaza via YouTube

What happens when you dance to the Pharrell Williams song Happy during the Greenmarket at Grand Army Plaza? If you’re Brandi and Lily, at least one person will join you and one child will back away with a bit of concern, as this cute video shot this past Saturday shows. Videographer The Geoff Man has
Art & Music Directing: Billy Bitzer & D.W.Griffith via wiki (crop)

Have you made a short film that you’d like to share with a Park Slope audience? The Union Street Film Series at Spoke the Hub Re:Creation space (748 Union St) is looking for submissions! Whether it’s a completely finished film, a rough cut of a feature-length work-in-progress you’d like feedback on, a silent film that could
Art & Music The Roving Typist video still

In the internet age, a picture can still be worth a thousand words — unfortunately, sometimes those words are hateful comments. But when the right person takes a look at the picture, they can help tell the story in a new way. That’s how the new short film, The Roving Typist, came to be. When
Art & Music Fallout shelter symbol

The International Uranium Film Festival will make its NYC debut at The Pavilion (188 Prospect Park West, between 14th and 15th Streets) February 14-19. The festival, originating in Rio de Janeiro, will present more than 60 documentary, sci-fi, and animated films all related to nuclear issues, in an effort to “inform the public, from a neutral position, about nuclear
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