Tag Archives: Brooklyn

Hunt Slonem’s Unique Spaces

Hunt Slonem lives the kind of life you’d expect of an eccentric hermit in a Victorian novel – extravagant collections, more houses than he can keep track of, parrots perching in chandeliers and plants decorating grandiose, colorful spaces, and the … Continue reading

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2340 Sandwiches

The work mothers do often gets dismissed as not being work. Cleaning, cooking, corralling, comforting: all of it is labor, either physical, emotional, or both. But we measure productivity by paychecks, and all of that labor is unpaid. Brooklyn-based artist … Continue reading

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Don’t Miss Out on Kehinde Wiley at the Brooklyn Museum

Kehinde Wiley is a prolific contemporary artist whose works push the boundaries of portraiture. According to his bio, “Los Angeles native and New York based visual artist, Kehinde Wiley has firmly situated himself within art history’s portrait painting tradition. As … Continue reading

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The Brooklyn Historical Society Presents: ‘Inventing Brooklyn’

One of the best things about living in a city like New York is being able to enjoy a cultural and historical identity that is so unlike anywhere else. Each of the five boroughs adds its personal mark to the … Continue reading

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‘Tis the Season to Shop Local

There are a meager two weeks left until Christmas, have you finished all of your holiday shopping yet? If the answer is No, fear not! There is still plenty of time to find that perfect something for that special someone, … Continue reading

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One Brooklynite’s Vision is Realized in ‘Bouncing Cars’ Exhibit

Brooklyn, New York, is home to some of the most creative people in the world. And as local artist Jamison Ernest recently proved, it’s also home to some of the most determined. Last spring, when Ernest started a Kickstarter Campaign … Continue reading

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DUMBO Arts Festival: “A Sprawling Feast for the Senses”

The DUMBO Arts Festival is a free public event that aims to showcase the remarkable arts presence in Brooklyn, NY. Every year, this fantastic arts event presents the very best in national, international, and most importantly, local art. Now, if … Continue reading

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Bookworms Unite: The Brooklyn Book Festival is This Weekend!

This Saturday, emerging and renowned authors, teachers, community members, and book enthusiasts of all ages are invited to attend the eighth annual Brooklyn Book Festival. The event is one of the largest of its kind, and organizers estimate that this … Continue reading

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By The Brooklyn People, For The Brooklyn People (And Everybody Else, of Course!)

We already know that Brooklyn is home to some of the most avant-garde galleries, community-based performances spaces, and creative artist-types that lend its many neighborhoods an independent, spirited air. Whether you’re a proud resident of this colorful borough or just … Continue reading

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More Theatrical Offerings Across the Bridge in Brooklyn

Lately, it may seem like all I’ve been writing about are the fantastic theater happenings taking place all around New York City. It’s probably because there have been so many – the International Fringe Festival wrapped up at the end … Continue reading

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