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Reader Kathleen Higgins snagged this photo of the quirky Dragonfly Banquet roaming the waters of the Rockaway Inlet this past Sunday. The vessel is a unique raft made entirely of recycled materials by Tim Johnson and Gretchen Neutrino in 1995, and the raft’s beautiful murals were painted by Gretchen in a fit of psychedelic inspiration.…

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The Brooklyn Museum calls upon all local artists to take advantage of the new “GO Project-” a chance of a lifetime! The museum is launching a new project, in which artists of Brooklyn will be given the opportunity to open their studios for a chance to display their work at the Brooklyn Museum. Artists can…

Events
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Two exciting, stimulating events involving the youth and elderly of the Marine Park community, will be held back-to-back tomorrow afternoon, Tuesday June 5, beginning at 1 p.m. in Marine Park. The first event, which will take place from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m., is a concert in the park. All senior citizens are invited to…

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The MTA Arts for Transit’s Amy Hausmann will lead participants on a walking tour along the Brighton Line, October 2 from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., with the focus being on the latest contemporary artwork to be permanently installed in the stations. Among the works featured will be projects by Mary Temple, Jason Middlebrook, Rita…

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It looks like Steve Barrison isn’t the only Sheepshead Bay resident vying for the Brooklyn Community Foundation’s Do Gooders award. Manhattan Beach resident Sue Yellin got in touch to tell us about Pam Laskin and her work at the City College of New York’s Poetry Outreach Center . As director of the program, Laskin helps…

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On Sunday July 18, 2010, the Kingsborough Community College Peforming Arts Center will present Hudson Valley’s acclaimed mask and puppet theater in a special event for kids. Hopefully, the weather will cooperate and be a Bright Summer Day, because that’s what the organizers are calling this event. There will be performances with fantastically painted puppet…

Opinion
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Today is June 21, 2010. The long-awaited start of summer. It’s also the longest day in the year. To celebrate this day, Aaron Friedman, the founder of Make Music NY and his team, have coordinated a city-wide block party. This party consists of music in all types and forms happening in every borough and in…

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Your kids can have a little fun at the library that doesn’t involve books. This Thursday, December 17, 2009, there will be an arts and crafts session at the Homecrest branch of the Brooklyn Public Library. Here are the details as we received them from the Media-Newswire: Holiday Arts & Crafts for Kids Brooklyn Public…

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This Saturday, December 12, 2009, there will be a holiday concert at the Brooklyn Public Library’s Sheepshead Bay Branch. There will be performances of romantic operatic pieces and funny poetry in guess which language. Here is the information as we received it from the Media-Newswire press release. Holiday Concert in Russian Singer Maksim Grachev will…