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Tuesday, July 22, 2014
By Brian Wise
President Obama will present the National Medal of Arts to 12 recipients including the Brooklyn Academy of Music during a White House ceremony on Monday at 3 pm.
Tuesday, July 01, 2014
In this episode: Russell Simmons is the entrepreneur and entertainment mogul who co-founded Def Jam Records among a plethora of other highly successful business ventures. It’s his first visit to our studio, but not to our address: 160 Varick Street was Def Jam’s home in the mid-1990s. Simmons shares some memories from those days and reflects on 30 years of Def Jam.
Then: Take a look and listen back 20 years, to the summer of 1994, with a short quiz recorded live at Soundcheck's event at the BAM Harvey Theater as part of RadioLoveFest in June.
And: Hear the exuberant chamber pop band San Fermin perform a high energy set at BAM from RadioLoveFest.
Saturday, June 28, 2014
The Old Woman, directed by the experimental theater artist Robert Wilson at Brooklyn Academy of Music, is an absurdist comedy based on an avant-garde Russian short story. There is no plot, and yet there is an emotional narrative, as two vaudeville-like characters in kabuki white-face and black suits struggle to ...
Monday, May 19, 2014
Soundcheck is coming to BAM! Join host John Schaefer on Sat., June 7 at 7:30 p.m. ET for an evening of live music and conversation -- featuring Hamilton Leithauser of The Walkmen, comedian and actor Wyatt Cenac and the orchestral indie pop band San Fermin.
Monday, February 10, 2014
The Glyndebourne Festival production of Billy Budd has docked in Brooklyn. David Patrick Stearns writes that it explores the opera's layers with a thoroughness and balance not often found anywhere.
Saturday, October 26, 2013
By Richard Hake
"Don't get me wrong, he's a master of self promotion and marketing, but Banksy is all hype. I'm going to check out the Robert Indiana exhibit at the Whitney." -Melinda Woehrle
Wednesday, September 18, 2013
If applause alone could cure the New York City Opera's financial ills, the company would be in the pink following Tuesday's opening of the Mark-Anthony Turnage opera Anna Nicole, writes David Patrick Stearns.