Browsing: Art & Music

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 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 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
Art & Music community bookstore book clubs

If you’re looking for some reading suggestions and a group to talk about books with (and one to eat with!), plan ahead for next month’s selections at the Community Bookstore (143 7th Avenue) book clubs. Community Bookstore Book Club, led by Stephanie Valdez (co-owner) When: Wednesday, February 12, 7:30pm The Book: Bleak House by Charles Dickens About: One of Dickens’
Art & Music blue bloods set via instagram

One thing our outgoing Mayor Bloomberg is known for in his tenure is building the TV and film industry in the city, and in Park Slope in 2013, it was clear business was booming. Here’s a look back on some of the movies and television shows that were filmed in the neighborhood in the past