Wednesday, August 3, 2011
Monday, August 1, 2011
Friday, July 29, 2011
Friday, July 29
Gowanus: Calling all kings of New York — the Bell House is hosting a "Newsies" sing-along tonight. There'll be trivia and a dance off, so practice those high kicks.
Fort Greene/Williamsburg: An animation festival lands at the Brooklyn Academy of Music and Automotive High School this weekend — but don't expect Bugs Bunny.
Windsor Terrace: The Bard meets Brooklynese in the newest production from Brave New World Repertory Theater — "The Merry Wives of Windsor (Terrace)." Also Saturday and Sunday.
Saturday, July 30
Coney Island: Coney's got talent in the second annual Coney Island Talent Show, right on the Boardwalk.
Red Hook: Practice your "Arg, mateys!" A pirates festival comes to the Enviromedia Mobile, a traveling nature and maritime museum.
Sunday, July 31
Prospect Heights: That's no toga party — a free production of Sophocles' "Antigone" comes to Mount Prospect Park today.
Thursday, July 28, 2011
Wednesday, July 27, 2011
Monday, July 25, 2011
Friday, July 22, 2011
Thursday, July 21, 2011
Wednesday, July 20, 2011
Tuesday, July 19, 2011
Photo by Stefano Giovannini
The Whats and Whys of Programming Languages - daytime!
Backyard Chickens - all you need is a patch of dirt and some know-how
Edible Botany - brush up on your Latin and learn to tell a pumpkin from a squash
Cocktail Alchemy - infuse your way to awesome drinks
Solving Crossword Puzzles - tips and tricks from two expert solvers
How I Learned to Solve a Rubik's Cube in 2 Minutes - you'll impress everyone
Jars of Joy: Homemade Chutneys - or, what to do when you have too many tomatoes
English Grammar - never confuse 'lie' and 'lay' again
How to Kill at Karaoke - everything you need for a stellar performance
Cooking 101: Organic, Local, Sustainable - eating well, on the cheap
Longer Night Courses
Music Theory for Non-Musicians - demystifying music for the rest of us
Living Philosophy - back for an August session!
Sustainability vs. Culture - plastic, shelter + food
Playwriting: Your First Work - two weeks to your first play
Monday, July 18, 2011
Friday, July 15, 2011
Friday, July 15
Brooklyn Heights: Theater 2020, a new local company, puts on a production of "Romeo and Juliet."
Saturday, July 16
DUMBO: Go kayaking under the Manhattan Bridge as part of a waterfront festival, then check out Q-Tip as he headlines the Brooklyn Hip-Hop Festival.
Borough-wide: It's National Ice Cream Day — so get out there and get some crazy ice cream.
Park Slope: Bring the kids to Prospect Park for a free concert by Dan Zanes, the king of the kid's music scene.
Sunday, July 17
Carroll Gardens: Smith Street Stage puts on a production of "Macbeth" in Carroll Park. Make it a picnic.
Who can you always count on when you’re in a bind and need a good book? Your neighborhood bookstore, of course, whose employees read all the newest books before you do. That’s why we’re running this semi-regular column featuring must-reads, handpicked and written about by the staff at some of our favorite independent bookstores in Brooklyn.