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Critically Acclaimed 'The Review Panel' Comes to Brooklyn Public Library

Author Siri Hustvedt in her Brooklyn home.

BHS Exhibits History of Slavery on Long Island

The stark reality, surprisingly under-recognized, is that Long Island was once a place of widespread slavery.
This Weekend's Events, Post-Jonas

This Weekend's Events, Post-Jonas

DICK & DAVE, on BK Live, where David Colon and I, talk about many of the same events that I recommend here on BK Reader. CHECK IT OUT! So Snowstorm Jonas came through like a wild and angry Kanye twitter rant and just mashed up the East Coast.
Quarter Sessions event at Weeksville Heritage Center is here!

Quarter Sessions event at Weeksville Heritage Center is here!

The first Quarter Sessions event at Weeksville Heritage Center is here! The Weeksville Quarter Sessions engages young audiences with live performance, art making, film screenings, and more that offer a contemporary lens to Weeksville's history of rad

Black Artstory 2016 Kicks off on Myrtle Ave

Photo: Myrtle Avenue Brooklyn Partnership Central Brooklyn, it's that time of year again...
Photos: How Young Brooklynites are Breaking Free of the School-to-Prison Pipeline

Photos: How Young Brooklynites are Breaking Free of the School-to-Prison Pipeline

Brooklyn resident Samara Gaev just had one of her most intense, most powerful and most rewarding years ever.

Brooklyn Museum Brings African Masquerade to Life

Zina Saro-Wiwa (British/Nigerian, born 1976). The Invisible Man, 2015. Pigmented inkjet print, 28 3/4 x 44 in. (73 x 111.8 cm). Seattle Art Museum, Commission, 2015. Courtesy of the artist.
MLK Weekend Events Update

MLK Weekend Events Update

Martin Luther King was one of the most important people of the 20th century, and the national holiday that honors his legacy has seemingly devolved into a reason to party.

Revolisyon at the Haiti Cultural Exchange

Over the course of the fall-winter season, Haiti Cultural Exchange in Crown Heights will present a series of public programs around the theme Revolisyon/Revolution to mark the revolutionary spirit of Haitian people and their continuous quest for libe

Dr. Martin Luther King's Legacy Highlighted at Brooklyn Public Library

Brooklyn Public Library is celebrating Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s legacy with a weekend of events designed to explore Dr. King's message as well as his lasting effect! Special Screenings, Eyes on the Prize January 12-14, 7:30pm.