Brooklyn Academy of Music

Type: Organization
Name: Brooklyn Academy of Music
First reported 2 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 1 reports

Urban-renewal park in Fort Greene up for urban renewal

A long-padlocked Fort Greene park could reopen thanks to a city push to make it safe to hang out in once more.BAM Park, at the intersection of Lafayette Avenue and Fulton and Saint Felix streets, has been closed to the public for nine years due to unstable ... [Published Brooklyn Papers - 2 hours ago]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 1 reports

Obama honors BAM

President Barack Obama  on Monday  awarded the 2013 National Medal of Arts to the Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM). The award, which recognizes BAM’s innovative contributions to the performing and visual arts, was received by BAM President Karen Brooks ... [Published Brooklyn Daily Eagle - Jul 30 2014]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 2 reports

Linda Ronstadt Awarded National Medal Of Arts

[ Life ]Female rock and roll legend Linda Ronstadt was unable to make her induction ceremony into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame last April due to Parkinson’s disease. However, with the assistance of a military aide who brought Ronstadt into the East ... [Published WebProNews - Jul 29 2014]
First reported Jul 27 2014 - Updated Jul 27 2014 - 1 reports

NYC's lesser-known boroughs have a lot to offer

Los Angeles-based television executive Stephen Tao has found there is more to New York than Manhattan.He took "a respite from the city" at the Brooklyn Botanic Garden, dined in the borough's Park Slope neighborhood and shopped in its DUMBO (Down Under ... [Published USA Today - Jul 27 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

DREAMWORKS ANIMATION SKG : Obama to present Julia Alvarez and DreamWorks founder with arts medal

Washington , Jul 22 (EFE).- President Barack Obama will present writer Julia Alvarez , singer Linda Ronstadt and the founder of DreamWorks , Jeffrey Katzenberg , among others, with the National Medal of Arts, the White House announced Tuesday.The award, ... [Published 4 Traders - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 1 reports

DUMBO: Giving a BAM! New marketing company shares famed venue’s name

Now playing at BAM: branding and content creation.A new Dumbo marketing agency has audaciously named itself “The BAM Connection,” despite having no connection to the famous Brooklyn Academy of Music, the iconic Flatbush Avenue sign for which has helped ... [Published Brooklyn Papers - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jul 18 2014 - Updated Jul 18 2014 - 1 reports

The Avant-Guardian

Interview by Ross Bleckner | Photo: Jonathan Becker from | July 18, 2014Dubbed “America’s—or even the world’s—foremost theater artist” by The New York Times writer John Rockwell, Robert Wilson has enjoyed a storied career in the visual arts, excelling ... [Published Modern Luxury Jezebel - Jul 18 2014]
First reported Jul 18 2014 - Updated Jul 18 2014 - 1 reports

BAM R&B Festival: Live concerts at MetroTech

Now in its 20th year, Brooklyn Academy of Music’s (BAM) R&B Festival at MetroTech, which began in June, will continue through July and the beginning of August, featuring R&B legends alongside groundbreaking emerging artists.This year’s special anniversary ... [Published Brooklyn Daily Eagle - Jul 18 2014]
First reported Jul 07 2014 - Updated Jul 07 2014 - 1 reports

Zim folk star off to New York

Share this article:HARARE - After receiving gushing praise from none other than U2 frontman Bono, it is not surprising that international gigs are coming thick and fast for Zimbabwean folk singer Netsayi Chigwendere.Netsayi, who started her music career ... [Published Daily News Zimbabwe - Jul 07 2014]
Entities: Harare, New York City, Bono
First reported Jul 04 2014 - Updated Jul 04 2014 - 1 reports

Film: Guerilla-Core or Militant Image? Göran Olsson’s ‘Concerning Violence’

How do you tell a story about African liberation through the lens of an outsider? Concerning Violence: Nine Scenes from the Anti-Imperialistic Self-Defense, the 2014 documentary by Swedish filmmaker Göran Olsson, attempts to answer this question through ... [Published {AFRICA IS A COUNTRY} - Jul 04 2014]
First reported Jul 03 2014 - Updated Jul 03 2014 - 1 reports

Ignite Gala celebrates BAM’s education programming

The second annual  BAM Ignite Gala  celebrated the expansion of Brooklyn Academy of Music’s (BAM’s) education programming on June 30, raising $850,000 in funds and awareness to ensure their continued impact in the community. The gala featured guest speaker Emmy ... [Published Brooklyn Daily Eagle - Jul 03 2014]
First reported Jun 06 2014 - Updated Jun 06 2014 - 2 reports

Brooklyn Eyes 2016 Democratic Convention

Brooklyn will make a pitch to host the Democratic National Covention in 2016, New York Mayor Bill de Blasio said Friday. De Blasio suggested the Barclay’s Center, where the Brooklyn Nets play, as the prospective venue, citing its access to multiple ... [Published Swampland - Jun 06 2014]

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...as the greatest director of his generation and the most influential theatre director in the world over the last fifty years, Peter Brook said: "There has been a wonderful connection between my work and Adelaide that dates back 34 years." The Suit will be Peter Brook 's first English-language production to visit Adelaide since the legendary The Mahabharata came to the Adelaide Festival...
"I've been personally touched by all sorts of these folks. " Adding, "I know all of you have been touched similarly by all of these amazing people. We are very grateful to you."
acedarter.imagekind.com Singer songwriter Maya Azucena at Celebrate Brooklyn’s "Vote, It Ain't Ilegal Yet!” on July 11.in the Prospect Park bandshell. acedarter.imagekind.com Essayist/performerCarl Hancock Rux on stage at "Vote, It Ain't Ilegal Yet!" acedarter.imagekind.com "Vote, It Ain't Ilegal Yet!" also featured a moving presentation by youthful activist/poet Ramya Ramana. acedarter.imagekind.com Performers with Vy Higginsen’s Gospel For Teens at the Celebrate Brooklyn’s "Vote, It Ain't Ilegal Yet!” show. acedarter.imagekind.com Disc jockey D-Nice was musical director for the "Vote, It Ain't Ilegal Yet! event. acedarter.imagekind.com Jamaican roots-reggae great Burning Spear also helped push the "Vote, It Ain't Ilegal Yet!" message by performing at the event. acedarter.imagekind.com Singer Maya Azucena teams up with and guitarist Vernon Reid at "Vote, It Ain't Ilegal Yet!” acedarter.imagekind.com Celebrate Brooklyn fans were treated to captivating, soulful, jazzy R&B singer Sandra St. Victor and her rhythmic, rocking Oya's Daughter band at the June 28 Celebrate Brooklyn show. acedarter.imagekind.com Celebrate Brooklyn fans were treated to captivating, soulful, jazzy R&B singer Sandra St. Victor and her rhythmic, rocking Oya's Daughter band at the June 28 Celebrate Brooklyn show. acedarter.imagekind.com Celebrate Brooklyn fans were treated to captivating, soulful, jazzy R&B singer Sandra St. Victor and her rhythmic, rocking Oya's Daughter band at the June 28 Celebrate Brooklyn show. acedarter.imagekind.com Celebrate Brooklyn fans were treated to captivating, soulful, jazzy R&B singer Sandra St. Victor and her rhythmic, rocking Oya's Daughter band at the June 28 Celebrate Brooklyn show. acedarter.imagekind.com It was roots, reggae and Rastafarianism in fullfull force when Luciano performed to packed crowds at Celebrate Brooklyn on June 28. acedarter.imagekind.com It was roots, reggae and Rastafarianism in fullfull force when Luciano performed to packed crowds at Celebrate Brooklyn on June 28. acedarter.imagekind.com It was roots, reggae and Rastafarianism in fullfull force when Luciano performed to packed crowds at Celebrate Brooklyn on June 28."
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Urban-renewal park in Fort Greene up for urban ... [Published Brooklyn Papers - 2 hours ago]
Mike Birbiglia to THANK GOD FOR JOKES at BAM Th... [Published Broadway World - Jul 31 2014]
Massey Knakal Brooklyn Real Estate Summit [Published Crains NY Business - Jul 30 2014]
Collaboration in works for creative dance resid... [Published Brooklyn Daily Eagle - Jul 30 2014]
Obama honors BAM [Published Brooklyn Daily Eagle - Jul 30 2014]
Linda Ronstadt Awarded National Medal Of Arts [Published WebProNews - Jul 29 2014]
Linda Ronstadt Awarded National Medal Of Arts [Published WebProNews Feed - Jul 29 2014]
Peter Brook's THE SUIT Comes to Adelaide Festiv... [Published Broadway World - Jul 28 2014]
Obama admits boyhood crush on Linda Ronstadt [Published CNN Political Ticker - Jul 28 2014]
Sprint down memory lane at the Metro Area Track... [Published New York Daily News - Jul 28 2014]
NYC's lesser-known boroughs have a lot to offer [Published USA Today - Jul 27 2014]
DREAMWORKS ANIMATION SKG : Obama to present Jul... [Published 4 Traders - Jul 23 2014]
Mayor de Blasio Nominates Three Leaders to The ... [Published Noodls - Jul 22 2014]
Brooklyn culture zone fuels biz growth [Published Crains NY Business - Jul 22 2014]
DUMBO: Giving a BAM! New marketing company shar... [Published Brooklyn Papers - Jul 21 2014]
10 Surprisingly Affordable Hotels in New York City [Published KarryOn - Jul 21 2014]
The Avant-Guardian [Published Modern Luxury Jezebel - Jul 18 2014]
BAM R&B Festival: Live concerts at MetroTech [Published Brooklyn Daily Eagle - Jul 18 2014]
How Brooklyn Brewery Tripled Sales In 5 Years W... [Published Business Insider - Jul 17 2014]
A Few thoughts on King Lear [Published Middletown CT Patch - Jul 17 2014]
An APPeal to the masses for tech ideas [Published New York Daily News - Jul 16 2014]
Brooklyn is home to a new Hampton Inn [Published Ehotelier.com - Jul 15 2014]
Second Stage Nails Down ‘American Psycho’ Music... [Published Deadline.com - Jul 14 2014]
New York’s Hampton Inn Brooklyn/Downtown Opens [Published Hotel Online - Jul 14 2014]
Fort Greene: Parks and imagination! BAM South p... [Published Brooklyn Papers - Jul 14 2014]
Marty Markowitz Assures Democrats That "Brookly... [Published Gothamist - Jul 13 2014]
Brooklyn is Home to the Newest Hampton Inn [Published Travel and Tour World - Jul 12 2014]
Musical Ambassador Gabriel Kahane Tells LA Stories [Published Huffington Post - Jul 10 2014]
Zim folk star off to New York [Published Daily News Zimbabwe - Jul 07 2014]
Edwin Booth once graced Bloomington stage [Published Pantagraph.com - Jul 06 2014]
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Obama admits boyhood crush on Linda Ronstadt [Published CNN Political Ticker - Jul 28 2014]
Washington (CNN) – During an awards ceremony at the White House, President Barack Obama whispered in the ear of superstar musician Linda Ronstadt that he once had a crush on her. The President admitted to the crowd afterwards that, "I told Linda ...
Film: Guerilla-Core or Militant Image? Göran Ol... [Published {AFRICA IS A COUNTRY} - Jul 04 2014]
How do you tell a story about African liberation through the lens of an outsider? Concerning Violence: Nine Scenes from the Anti-Imperialistic Self-Defense, the 2014 documentary by Swedish filmmaker Göran Olsson, attempts to answer this question through ...
Revival Is on the Table for Bankrupt New York C... [Published WSJ.com: Bankruptcy Beat - Jul 02 2014]
The Brooklyn Academy of Music’s Peter Jay Sharp Building, where New York City Opera performed “Anna Nicole” until Oct. 2.Spencer Platt/Getty Images Could the curtain rise again at the New York City Opera? The shuttered institution, which closed its ...
Brooklyn Eyes 2016 Democratic Convention [Published Swampland - Jun 06 2014]
Brooklyn will make a pitch to host the Democratic National Covention in 2016, New York Mayor Bill de Blasio said Friday. De Blasio suggested the Barclay’s Center, where the Brooklyn Nets play, as the prospective venue, citing its access to multiple ...
Brooklyn Eyes 2016 Democratic Convention [Published TIME.com - Jun 06 2014]
Brooklyn will make a pitch to host the Democratic National Covention in 2016, New York Mayor Bill de Blasio said Friday. De Blasio suggested the Barclay’s Center, where the Brooklyn Nets play, as the prospective venue, citing its access to multiple ...
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Brendan J. Dugan Appointed to the Board of Inve... [Published PR Newswire - Oct 16 2013]
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