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R. Kelly Scheduled to Perform at Barclays Center

R. Kelly scheduled to perform at Barclays Center in September Photo: Micelotta/AP Multiplatinum R&B artist, R. Kelly has been scheduled to perform at Barclays Center on Friday, September 25 .
6th Annual TAMA Summerfest to Feature Performances by Jarobi White, DJ Evil Dee and the Beatminerz

6th Annual TAMA Summerfest to Feature Performances by Jarobi White, DJ Evil Dee and the Beatminerz

The Tompkins Avenue Merchants Association (TAMA) and Bridge Street Development Corporation (BSDC) have announced the 6th annual TAMA Summerfest, scheduled for this Saturday, August 8, from 10:00am to 6:00pm, taking place along Tompkins Avenue between

A Sale of Art Works by Susan Rowland Will Benefit Brooklyn Arts Council

Artist Susan Rowland Photo: townhouse.bz A rare opportunity to purchase the exquisite artworks of long-time Fort Greene resident, Susan Rowland, while benefiting the Brooklyn Arts Council , will take place July 28 and 29, from 6 to 9 p.m.
Spotlight on: James Smith, Trumpeter for Reggae Band BURNING SPEAR-- Alive and Well in Brooklyn

Spotlight on: James Smith, Trumpeter for Reggae Band BURNING SPEAR-- Alive and Well in Brooklyn

James Smith (lower left) with BURNING SPEAR (Winston Rodney, center) THE ART OF SEEING by Michael Milton James Smith—trumpeter for 2 time Grammy Award winning reggae band BURNING SPEAR -- is alive and well in Brooklyn! I heard James Smith play
The Brooklyn Museum Explores the Rise of Sneaker Culture

The Brooklyn Museum Explores the Rise of Sneaker Culture

In the hierarchy of the shoes in your closet, where would you place your sneakers? For most Americans, that answer would be, more often than not, high. Very high.
Weeksville Heritage Center Presents, 'Daughters of the Bayou,' a Workshop Reading

Weeksville Heritage Center Presents, 'Daughters of the Bayou,' a Workshop Reading

On Saturday, July 18, the entire community is invited out to experience a special, one-day-only "workshop reading" of Daughters of the Bayou at the Weeksville Heritage Center . Written by Chelsea D. Harrison and directed by Candis C.

Brooklyn Welcomes Janet Jackson to Barclays Center

Multi-award-winning songwriter, producer, singer, choreographer dancer and iconic music artist Janet Jackson is not only UNBREAKABLE , she is now unstoppable thanks to her fans across North America.
Swizz Beatz to DJ Art Off the Wall: 'FAILE,' at the Brooklyn Museum

Swizz Beatz to DJ Art Off the Wall: 'FAILE,' at the Brooklyn Museum

On Thursday, July 23, the Brooklyn Museum presents Art Off the Wall: FAILE an evening of programs co-curated with FAILE, the Brooklyn-based collaboration between artists Patrick McNeil and Patrick Miller.
Brook-Lens: 'FAILE' at the Brooklyn Museum

Brook-Lens: 'FAILE' at the Brooklyn Museum

FAILE is an exhibit at the Brooklyn Museum that questions society's relationship to consumer culture, religious traditions and the urban environment by blurring the boundaries between fine art, street art and popular culture.

AfroPunk Festival Announces New Additions to Lineup, Including Ms. Lauryn Hill, Gary Clark, Jr., SZA and More!

Added to Afropunk: Kelela, Gary Clark, Jr.