If puppets come in only second to clowns as the go-to stock characters in the Wide Awake Repertory of Your Nightmares Theater, you should check out the AlphabetArts’ Puppets and Poets event at BAX this weekend. It may be therapeutic for you and redemptive for muppets everywhere. Amidst the soothing backdrop of musicians and poets performing spoken word and song, you’ll learn how puppetry is one of the oldest art forms in the world, long before Howdy Doody hijacked the genre. The night also features an awesome Dolly Parton cover band Doll Parts and, believe it or not, the Occupy Wall Street Puppet Guild. Tickets are $10 and available here or at the door.
Our May culture essentials are heavy on the books, bookstores and libraries because well, reading, it’s awesome. Here’s what to watch, read and visit.
It’s the Sakura Festival at Brooklyn Botanic Garden this weekend, plus a trip to New Amsterdam at the Onderdonk House and celebrating 40 years of Rumors.
If making ethical fashion choices is on your mind this Fashion Revolution Week, these six local brands are all made in New York, with care,
Learn from and network with the leaders in Brooklyn real estate at the first-ever Brownstoner Real Estate Conference next Wednesday, May 3 at Weylin in association with the Real Estate Board of New York (REBNY). Hear about trends in the brownstone and townhouse market, Brooklyn’s multi-family and investment sale market and how notable Brooklyn […]
We tried Greenblender, a service that delivers ingredients and recipes for delicious, superfood-packed smoothies to your door.