Saturday, July 19, 2008


Star-studded events at Brooklyn concert series

Music lovers wait all year long for summer to bring some of the most acclaimed recording artists on today’s music scene to a Brooklyn stage – and this year is no exception. Comment

Snoop to turn KeySpan into the ‘dogg pound’

Coney Island is for the doggs. Comment

Right in your backyard: Music to make the summer swing

Fireworks. Capture the flag. Dance parties. Comment

Music at the Bridge ‘spans’ the musical spectrum

Though Brooklyn’s concert venues have been struggling in recent years, a new program by the Brooklyn Bridge Park Conservancy is music to their ears. Comment

No love for Myers’ latest

“The Love Guru” is an inane, humorless comedy sure to leave audiences unrequited. Comment

Movies with a View

Come to the park for Movies With a View 2008, featuring great films, plus Brooklyn Radio setting the scene each night with pre-movie mood music from some of New York City’s best DJs. Comment

Cuddly Wall-E will rock your world

WALL-E,” the story of a plucky little sanitation droid with a heart of gold polymer, manages to make us laugh, cheer out loud, and encourages us to think about our environment and the perils of rampant commercialism -- without being too preachy, mind you – in a lightning-fast, fun-filled 103 minutes. Comment

‘Suspicious Package’ at The Brick Theater

he Brick Theater, Inc. extends the iPod noir, “Suspicious Package,” with performances now on sale through July 27. Comment

‘Slavic Soul’ and more

ingsborough Community College continues its free sizzling concerts in July. The free performances, held rain or shine, take place at the bandshell on the KCC campus, 2001 Oriental Boulevard in Manhattan Beach, Brooklyn. The college provides 1,000 seats; patrons are invited to bring lawn chairs and blankets (In case of rain, the performances are moved to the 700-seat performing arts center). Comment

The Cake Man cometh with extra sweet confections

ne of the city’s foremost cake kings is showing that his sweet side doesn’t just pertain to his confectionary creations. Comment

Strongman draws strength from ‘Camp Sunshine’ kids

teve Extance can pull a truck with his teeth, but he won’t be the strongest person at an upcoming fundraiser in Coney Island. Comment

Here’s the scoop on the Ice Cream Girl’s latest contest

Kings Highway ice cream truck driver is serving up more than just sweet treats this week by hosting an indulgent fundraiser for a sick Brooklyn teen. Comment

Genesis Dance

ong Island University’s Kumble Theater for the Performing Arts, located at the University’s Brooklyn campus, invites you to experience Genesis Dance Company, July 26-27 at 7:30 p.m. Comment

Free park shuttle

isitors to Brooklyn Bridge Park can ride a free shuttle bus again this summer. The service transports passengers from major subway stations to the Brooklyn Bridge Park’s “Summer ’08 @ Pier One,” providing public access to the pier and spectacular views of the New York Harbor and the New York City Waterfalls by Olafur Eliasson. Comment

‘Fahrenheit 451’ burns hot at Prospect Park Bandshell

decidedly music-heavy series, Celebrate Brooklyn has boasted such talent as Isaac Hayes, Feist and Spoon. Comment

Wild Arts Weekend at the Prospect Park Zoo

alling all art and animal fans. Comment

Ghost story

he Brick Theater, Inc. presents a Bone Orchard production of “The Stubborn Illusion of Time,” a multi-media ghost story about living. Comment

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