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What's Up, Weekend! Slick Rick, Michael Brennan and an LGBT Happy Hour

What's Up, Weekend! Slick Rick, Michael Brennan and an LGBT Happy Hour

WHAT: BAMCafe Live Presents: Onaje Allan Gumbs & New Vintage WHEN: Friday, Jan. 17, 9:00pm and Saturday, Jan. 18, 9:00pm WHERE: Brooklyn Academy of Music , 30 Lafayette Ave. between Ashland Place and St.

Opening Reception for 'I Kan Do Dat'

WHAT: " I Kan Do Dat" is a major exhibition curated by Daniel Simmons and Oshun Layne, featuring over 85 contemporary abstract artists at Rush Arts Gallery (Chelsea), Skylight Gallery (Bedstuy Restoration Plaza), and Salena Gallery (Long Island Unive

Brook-Lens: Jay Z 'Back to the Block'

" Last of a dyin' breed, so let the champagne pop. I partied for a while now I'm back to the block ." --Jay Z, "Blue Magic" Jay Z at Barclays Center, January 12 and 13, 2014 Photo: Errol Anderson/Barclays Center.

Legendary Composer Ennio Morricone to Make Rare, In-Person Appearance at BAM

Ennio Morricone Photo: Legendary composer Ennio Morricone will perform in Brooklyn for the first time ever, and New York for the first time since 2007 on March 23, at 7:00pm, at Barclays Center, located at 620 Atlantic Ave, Brooklyn, NY.

Broadway Week Features 2 for 1 Tix to Smash Hit Shows

Broadway Week If you have lived in New York City for more than ten years and you still have not seen the Lion King, the bad news is... you are this close to getting your "I'm a New Yorker" claim card revoked.
'Signs of Life' Exhibit Holds Closing Reception in Clinton Hill

'Signs of Life' Exhibit Holds Closing Reception in Clinton Hill

The "Signs of Life" exhibit will hold its closing reception, from 4:00pm - 8:00, at the at Rush Corridor Gallery, located at 334 Grand Avenue in Clinton Hill, Brooklyn.

What's Up, Weekend! Restrepo Film Discussion, Laurie Cumbo's Inauguration and a 'Juicy' Afterparty

WHAT: BAM Café Life: Migguel Anggelo -- Venezuelan-born singer Migguel Anggelo cut his teeth in the worlds of musical theater and opera.

Design Alchemist Heidi Lee Leads a Hat Workshop at The Brooklyn Museum

Design alchemist and milliner Heidi Lee will lead a workshop entitled, MAKE: Hats with Heidi Lee, on Thursday, January 16, 7:00pm, at the Brooklyn Museum.

The Death of Bessie Smith: Interfaith Hospital to Host Play About the State of Health Care, Poverty and the Fight to Survive

Edward Albee's "The Death of Bessie Smith" opens today, January 9 and will run through January 19, at Interfaith Medical Center In the hopes of raising awareness about the growing lack of health care coverage among Brooklyn residents, New Brooklyn Th

Wynton Marsalis to Play in Fort Greene on Friday

Wyton Marsalis will play two shows in Fort Greene this Friday, January 10 WHAT: Wynton Marsalis-- In celebration of 40 years of Community Service, The Fort Greene Council, Inc. and Jazz 966 present Wynton Marsalis.