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'The People Could Fly: Royalty Without the Riches,' an Exhibition of the Quilts of Bisa Butler

They say the people could fly. Say that long ago in Africa, some of the people knew magic. And they could walk up on the air like climbin' on a gate. And they fly like blackbirds over the fields. Black, shiny wings flappin' against the blue up there.

Author Pamela Newkirk at Weeksville for a Reading of her Book, 'Spectacle'

In 1904, Ota Benga, a young Congolese "pygmy" arrived from Central Africa to be featured in an anthropology exhibit at the St. Louis World's Fair.

At the Brooklyn Museum: Reading In Support of Ashraf Fayadh, Poet Facing Execution in Saudi Arabia for Anti-Islamic Views

Photo: Pen Center The Brooklyn Museum and PEN American Center present a reading of selected poems and other texts in support of Palestinian poet and art curator Ashraf Fayadh , who was sentenced to death by a Saudi court for apostasy, writing poetry

Coney Island: Visions of an American Dreamland

"The Hug: Closed Eyes and Smile" Harvey Stein, 1982 Courtesy: The Brooklyn Museum For 150 years, Coney Island has lured artists as a microcosm and icon of American culture.
Learn to 'Flatfoot' at Flatbush Ave Winter Music Festival

Learn to 'Flatfoot' at Flatbush Ave Winter Music Festival

On Monday, December 21, join North Flatbush BID, Make Music Winter, City Stompers and Nick Horner Family Band for a festive evening of fun and flat-footing through Flatbush while patronizing local businesses to share music and spread cheer! The parad

Weekend, Oh Weekend!

First of all, I would like to thank global warming for the spate of incredibly, unseasonable weather we've been having in Brooklyn recently, though it has made for difficult wardrobe decisions.

Did Someone Say Free Membership to 40 Major NYC Cultural Institutions and Museums? Yes! Here's How!

I'm pretty sure you've heard by now about the ID-NYC municipal ID program. But, you might be one of those NYC residents that didn't pay much attention, because you already have a government-issued ID.

Maxwell, Nas and Emeli Sandé to Perform Valentine's Day Concert at Barclays Center

Artists Maxwell, Nas and Emeli Sandé will perform a Valentine's Day concert at Barclays Center East New York native Maxwell will play a Valentine's Day concert at Barclays Center on Sunday, February 14, 2016, his first show in New York City in five y

Frank Morrison exhibition 'Coney Island' Opens This Weekend in Bed-Stuy

Frank Morrison Sculptor, painter and visual artist Frank Morrison is most widely known for his award-winning work as a children's book illustrator. But his canon of creative talents is much greater.
Mark Your Calendars: Robert F. Kennedy Annual Memorial Holiday Party is Coming Soon!

Mark Your Calendars: Robert F. Kennedy Annual Memorial Holiday Party is Coming Soon!

Honoring one of Bedford-Stuyvesant Restoration Corporation's founders, Robert F.