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Art and Music Are Doable

Melanie Hope Greenberg | Posted 06.20.2015 | Books
Melanie Hope Greenberg

Art is doable was wisdom handed down by an acting teacher when I was 16 years old. I traveled from the South Bronx on Saturday mornings to study acting in the Teen Program at the Stella Adler Studio. This wisdom still impacts my art.

New Residents Bring a New Neighborhood Culture

Toni Haber | Posted 06.15.2015 | New York
Toni Haber

Whether at risk for losing peace and quiet or artsy culture, neighborhoods and their residents embody a local flare to which they may not want to say goodbye. The question remains if the new culture will trump the past.

Tatyana Murray's Dystopia: A Powerful Expression of a Child's Nightmare, Lord of the Flies Tribalism, a Fantastical Realm and the Human Condition

Annie Fabricant | Posted 10.24.2012 | Arts
Annie Fabricant

Murray's new body of work, entitled Dystopia, marks the artist's darkest most soul-bearing work to date. It's as though this newfound inner peace and strength enabled a large memory store of emotion to be unleashed.

The Ripple Effect of Applied Sciences in NYC

Tucker Reed | Posted 01.03.2012 | New York
Tucker Reed

Like many New Yorkers, I'm eager to see a new tech campus take root. But I'm even more excited by the ways in which it will help invigorate the ongoing rise of Downtown Brooklyn's creative sector.

Is Brooklyn the New Paris?

Paul LaRosa | Posted 05.30.2011 | New York
Paul LaRosa

I've been thinking that Brooklyn is very similar to what Paris was like nearly a century ago. The only thing missing is the ubiquitous smoke rising from the lips of the young and literary.

Verge Art Fair Plans Brooklyn Edition To Coincide With Armory Show | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

NEW YORK-- When NBC anchor Brian Williams recently went on a satirical tirade about the New York Times' fascination with the hip wonders of Brooklyn -...

THE SKINNY: DUMBO Arts Festival Takes Over Brooklyn With Dance, Music, And Art. The Works.

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

WHAT: DUMBO Arts Festival WHO: FREE to the Community WHEN: Friday, September 24 (3:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.) Saturday, September 25 Sunday, September 26...

Man Cave Store Opens In DUMBO | Damian Harris-Hernandez | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Animal bones, magnifying glasses, and leather satchels: a new DUMBO shop stocks everything you would find in your grandpa's den, if your grandpa hunte...

DUMBO: The New Soho

Gina Pell | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Gina Pell

DUMBO is what Soho was in the 80s -- the new new thing -- filled with chic, artsy trendsetters who seem unaware of our bruised economy.