The Brooklyn Academy of Music’s annual festival of American independent film is celebrating its 10th year with a new program.
Manhattan likes to think it’s the be-all-and-end-all of culture, but we’ve got them beat.
Hundreds gathered at the Brooklyn Academy of Music to commemorate and celebrate the life of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
It is always a cause for celebration when new archival history resources go online -- especially for the enthusiastic digger of sometimes obscure history.
What's it like getting around Brooklyn using car2go? BlankSlate writer Jeff Scherer planned a busy Saturday in Brooklyn in order to find out.
New York YIMBY uncovered new renderings for Two Trees’ planned skyscraper at 286 Ashland Place, also known as the BAM South site, by landscape architects Grain Collective. The renderings of the landscaping show a new view of the 32-story tower as well as details of the outdoor and cultural space. The public courtyard features a stepped sitting area and raised platform.
The Richard B. Fisher Building at BAM is looking closer to the rendering everyday. Scaffolding came down on the a six-story addition and construction is expected to wrap spring of 2012. Once finished, the building will have a 250-seat performance space, 100-seat rehearsal space, and offices.
BAM! Close-Up on Fisher Building Construction [Brownstoner]
Development Watch: BAM Addition [Brownstoner] GMAP
BAM Breaks Ground on Fischer Building [Brownstoner]
LPC Signs Off on New BAM Performing Arts Building [Brownstoner]
The Times reports that the Brooklyn Academy of Music has inked a deal to select a few big productions that will be staged every year at the Barclays Center. BAM’s president, Karen Brooks Hopkins, says the shows will be “on a very large scale, large nouvelle cirque kind of work, big dance kind of things, music.” BAM will get a curatorial fee from the agreement but not a cut of the ticket sales. Forest City Ratner Chairman Bruce Ratner says the move isn’t meant to win over Atlantic Yards critics: “We care a tremendous amount about the community, but we don’t do it to get credit.”
In Alliance, Nets Arena to Offer Arts [NY Times]