Brooklyn Academy of Music president Karen Brooks Hopkins and Sharon Lehner, director of the BAM archives, talk about the Brooklyn Academy of Music's 150 years of history and its contributions to their Brooklyn community.
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Calling the "Brooklyn Academy of Music," "BAM" is at least as bad as calling "Carnage Hall," "Caha" or "Orchestra Hall," "Oha." In short, the practice is disgusting. You should all be ashamed of yourselves.
Good to hear the Harvey Theater's getting new seating, but before that you need to make it handicapped accessible. It's a disgrace that it's not.
I just saw Kronos Quartet perform on Friday at the Harvey and I realized how rich and layered my relationship to the space is. As a local resident I've seen so many shows there, including productions of friends' work and it all comes together any time I go see something there. Very personal and fulfilling feelings of being part of something larger...
New seats for the Harvey Theater..hooray! I deliberately avoid those barstools you call seats.
Is it really true that BAM was almost closed in the 80's during the crack epidemic?
My mother spoke often of taking a ballet class at age 3 and dancing on the stage of the Brooklyn Academy of Music (never called BAM then) in 1924. She had the tiny costume with tutu in a box until she died a few years ago. I think of of us still has it.
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