Today the Brooklyn Information and Culture organization opened its newly-renovated BRIC House, a 40,000 square foot arts complex to the public.
We walk by litter every day. One creative Brooklynite takes a more thoughtful approach to flotsam.
Pratt Institute students and faculty are finding ways to deal with the fire that destroyed years’ worth of student art early Friday morning.
James Goldcrown works in Williamsburg on the corner of North 7th Street and Bedford Avenue. Sometimes. He knows he’s doing well when pedestrians approach his mobile art gallery, Art Moves, point to a piece of artwork and say, “I’ll take that one!” His whimsical collages range in price, from $100 to as much as […]
In its’ short existence hip-hop music has found a way to captivate people of all cultures. Now Bed-Stuy, Brooklyn has bred a Bengali rapper named Brooklyn Shanti. Although he’s gained the respect of his hip-hop peers, his family has not been as open to the idea of him becoming a hip-hop superstar.
Godfather-esque music lilts over the stairwell as a Brooklyn craftsman ascends the steps to his dimly lit workbench. This is how filmmaker Dustin Cohen introduces us to his newest character. There’s something innately seductive and cinematic about watching a video that slides from soft to razor sharp images in videos like Cohen’s. And aspiring filmmakers don’t […]
This past Saturday bright red walls and loud oil paintings of nude, cream-colored female bodies encircled the tiny stage located at the heart of the small space at the Two Moons Café in Park Slope. A sea of wooden chairs lined up close to the platform. There was hardly any room to walk. As […]
David Rees, master pencil sharpener and comedian turned his hobby into a profession.He now runs a pencil sharpening business from his home that earned close to $10,000.00 last year. Last month, he shared his techniques with others by reading from his manual at Pete’s Candy Shop in Brooklyn.
What happens in a theater’s dressing room? Anna Codrea-Rado goes behind the scenes at the Galapagos Art Space in DUMBO to see what life is like backstage