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David Bowie is comes to Brooklyn
Park Slope, Beyond South Brooklyn

David Bowie is comes to The Brooklyn Museum for the final stop on its world tour, on view from March 2 to July 15, 2018, and will include never-before-seen objects and exclusive items only on display during the Brooklyn presentation.

Leslie Griesbach Schultz has announced that she will step down as President of BRIC
Beyond South Brooklyn

Leslie Griesbach Schultz has announced that she will step down as President of BRIC in June 2018, when the organization begins a yearlong celebration of its 40th anniversary. BRIC is the leading presenter of free cultural programming in Brooklyn, including the Celebrate Brooklyn! Performing Arts Festival in Prospect Park.

Gowanus Challenge
Gowanus

The Gowanus Dredgers Canoe Club is bringing back the Gowanus Challenge on October 7, 2017, beginning at their boathouse by the Carroll Bridge in Brooklyn. Last held in 2014, the Gowanus Challenge is geared to bring awareness to the Gowanus Canal and act as a fundraiser.

Brooklyn Literary Prize
Boerum Hill, Brooklyn Heights, Carroll Gardens, Cobble Hill, DUMBO, Gowanus, Park Slope, Red Hook, Beyond South Brooklyn

Each year the Brooklyn Public Library, in collaboration with the Brooklyn Eagles, recognizes outstanding works of nonfiction and fiction with the Brooklyn Literary Prize given in the fall. This year's shortlist includes a novel, a book-length poem, a collection of short stories, and three works of nonfiction.

Rodin at the Brooklyn Museum: The Body in Bronze
Park Slope, Beyond South Brooklyn

Rodin at the Brooklyn Museum: The Body in Bronze marks the hundredth anniversary of Auguste Rodin's death, in 1917, with an installation of 58 Rodin sculptures in bronze, on view from November 17, 2017, through April 22, 2018.

Brooklyn Heights, DUMBO, Red Hook

The 3rd Annual Brooklyn Americana Music Festival encompasses seven stages along the spectacular waterfront from Superfine in Dumbo to Sunny’s in Red Hook, with outdoor stages in The Archway under the Manhattan Bridge, and in Brooklyn Bridge Park.

The Great American Eclipse with Jupiter
Boerum Hill, Brooklyn Heights, Carroll Gardens, Cobble Hill, DUMBO, Gowanus, Park Slope, Red Hook, Beyond South Brooklyn

What an amazing experience in North Carolina with my entire family watching the hole-in-the-sky on a perfect day in the perfect location.

Heartland Passage Tour at Waterfront Museum in Red Hook
Red Hook

The Heartland Passage Tour brings troubadours and storytellers plus a documentary about the Erie Canal by an Academy Award winning filmmaker to Brooklyn’s Waterfront Museum on September 3 in Red Hook.

Wearable tech hits the compression sleeve market with the Zguards SmartSleeve
Beyond South Brooklyn

Wearable tech hits the compression sleeve market, opening an all new method for athletes to connect with their fans with Zguards SmartSleeve, introduced this week at an event in New York City.

Brooklyn Public Library Literary Prize
Boerum Hill, Brooklyn Heights, Carroll Gardens, Cobble Hill, DUMBO, Gowanus, Park Slope, Red Hook, Beyond South Brooklyn

Looking for summer reading? Check out the long list for the Brooklyn Public Library Literary Prize. Each year the Brooklyn Public Library recognizes outstanding works of nonfiction and fiction with a prize given in the fall.

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