August 2017

Wingate Concert Series: Afro-Caribbean Flavor

  • Tuesday, August 22, 2017
  • 7:00 pm -
  • Wingate Field Brooklyn Avenue btw. Rutland Road and Winthrop Street Brooklyn, NY

Brooklyn Borough President Eric L. Adams made it happen: the Wingate Concert Series is back! Join him in welcoming a star-studded roster of performers for some Afro-Caribbean Flavor: Darved Levy, Morgan Heritage, Mr. Easy, Rayvon, Denroy Morgan, Sting International and more. The concert is FREE and open to the public; gates open at 6pm. Information… Read more

Lunchtime Summer Jazz: Friends In Sound

  • Friday, August 25, 2017
  • 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
  • Columbus Park Plaza at Brooklyn Borough Hall 209 Joralemon St. Brooklyn, NY

Brooklyn Borough President Eric L. Adams presents Lunchtime Summer Jazz, a free, weekly outdoor music series right on the plaza at Borough Hall! Grab lunch nearby (or bring your own), pull up a chair and enjoy midday jazz vibes from local musicians. Today, the last event of the series, Friends In Sound perform.

Garden Grooves

  • Thursday, August 31, 2017
  • 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
  • Miraflores Community Garden, 900 Broadway Brooklyn, NY

Come and enjoy live music in the garden featuring Marion Cowings! This summer evening event is hosted by NYRP. Free.

September 2017

Putnam Triangle Youthmarket

  • Wednesday, September 6, 2017
  • 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
  • Putnam Triangle Plaza 11 Putnam Ave. Brooklyn, NY

Shop this new GrowNYC weekly market established in cooperation with Fort Greene Council, Inc. Every Wednesday through Oct. 25, Putnam Triangle Youthmarket will offer fresh, affordable produce from regional farms, while also engaging neighborhood youth by teaching them small business skills, nutrition education, and much more. The market’s close proximity to the Fort Greene Council… Read more

BMS Jazz Series: Brian Woodruff

  • Friday, September 8, 2017
  • 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
  • 7-Corners area: Fulton Street at S. Oxford Place in Fort Greene Brooklyn, NY

Kick off your weekends right this September: join Brooklyn Music School faculty for a series of free, live, outdoor, “happy hour” concerts/jam sessions on three Fridays this month. First up is drummer Brian Woodruff, the Percussion Chair at BMS. Woodruff began drum lessons at age nine and counts Cuban son and mambo, New Orleans jazz… Read more

Medgar Evers College Presents SoulFest

  • Saturday, September 9, 2017
  • 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
  • 1650 Bedford Ave Brooklyn, NY 11225 (between Franklin Ave and Bedford Ave)

SoulFest, hosted by the Medgar Evers College’s international student community, is a benefit event to raise funds for student scholarships.  The festival will feature arts, crafts and fashion, as well as live performances from a variety of genres including salsa, hip-hop, gospel, funk and reggae. Local chefs will demonstrate their culinary talents, representing specialty cuisines… Read more

Fort Greene Park Jazz Fest, Series II

  • Saturday, September 9, 2017
  • 3:00 pm - 7:00 pm
  • Fort Greene Park 100 Washington Park Brooklyn, NY

Produced by musician Eric Frazier (percussionist, vocalist), the Fort Greene Jazz Festival is now in its’ 8th year. Come hear a variety of jazz musicians on a lazy summer afternoon, including vocalists, backed by live music. FREE. For more information, visit .

BAM Senior Cinema: A Raisin In The Sun

  • Friday, September 15, 2017
  • 10:00 am -
  • BAM 30 Lafayette Ave. Brooklyn, NY

Directed by Daniel Petrie | 1961 With Sidney Poitier, Claudia McNeil, Ruby Dee A moving tale of a black family’s financial struggles on Chicago’s South Side, this film adapts Lorraine Hansberry’s masterpiece, which was the first play by a black female writer ever to be produced on Broadway. The powerhouse ensemble cast includes Sidney Poitier… Read more

BMS Jazz Series: Jeff Newell

  • Friday, September 15, 2017
  • 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
  • 7-Corners area: Fulton Street at S. Oxford Place in Fort Greene Brooklyn, NY

The Brooklyn Music School Jazz Series continues: free, live, outdoor, “happy hour” concerts/jam sessions with BMS faculty on three Fridays this month. A longtime BMS faculty member and professional musician since 1976, Jeff Newell’s instruments are the sax, flute and clarinet. Jeff has diverse musical tastes that run from blues and jazz to early 20th… Read more

BMS Jazz Series: Duane Eubanks

  • Friday, September 22, 2017
  • 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
  • 7-Corners area: Fulton Street at S. Oxford Place in Fort Greene Brooklyn, NY

On select Fridays this month, Brooklyn Music School has presented a series of free, live, outdoor, “happy hour” concerts/jam sessions with BMS faculty. Closing out the series is award-winning jazz trumpeter, Duane Eubanks. Despite being raised in a musical family, this Philadelphia native didn’t consider music as a career until college, when he joined his… Read more

NY Transit Museum’s 24th Annual Bus Festival

  • Sunday, September 24, 2017
  • 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • Corner of Boerum Place & Schermerhorn Street Brooklyn, NY

Travel back down memory lane: see and step aboard more than a dozen buses from the NY Transit Museum’s vintage fleet, representing more than 80 years of New York City surface transit history. The event is free and open to the public from 11am to 6pm alongside the festivities, food, and fun of the 43rd… Read more

October 2017

BRIC JazzFest

  • Thursday, October 19, 2017
  • 7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
  • BRIC Arts | Media House 647 Fulton Street Brooklyn, NY

The third annual BRIC JazzFest features film, dance, panel discussions, and a three-stage, three-night live music marathon that brings some of the most exciting global legends in jazz and groundbreaking emerging jazz artists to Fort Greene, Brooklyn. The entire JazzFest will run from Oct. 14 through Oct. 21, but the weekend marathon of music is… Read more

BAM Senior Cinema: Die! Die! My Darling!

  • Friday, October 20, 2017
  • 10:00 am -
  • BAM 30 Lafayette Ave. Brooklyn, NY

With Tallulah Bankhead, Stefanie Powers, Peter Vaughan Starring a terrifying Tallulah Bankhead in her final film role, this British horror classic takes the psycho-mom genre to delirious heights. Patricia Carroll (Stefanie Powers) travels to London to marry current beau Alan Glentower (Maurice Kaufmann), stopping first by the secluded home of Mrs. Trefoile (Bankhead), the mother… Read more

November 2017

BAM Senior Cinema: Hannah And Her Sisters

  • Friday, November 17, 2017
  • 10:00 am -
  • BAM 30 Lafayette Ave. Brooklyn, NY

Directed by Silvio Narizzano | 1986 With Mia Farrow, Dianne Wiest, Michael Caine One of Allen’s best-loved films charts the messy, intersecting relationships of a coterie of Manhattanites, bookended by Thanksgivings over a two-year period. Hannah (Farrow) and her sisters (Wiest and Hershey) fall in and out of love with various men: hypochondriac television producer… Read more

December 2017

BAM Senior Cinema: The Shop Around The Corner

  • Friday, December 15, 2017
  • 10:00 am -
  • BAM 30 Lafayette Ave. Brooklyn, NY

Directed by Ernst Lubitsch | 1940 With Margaret Sullavan, James Stewart, Frank Morgan This outstanding Ernst Lubitsch rom-com follows Alfred (James Stewart) and Klara (Margaret Sullavan), two coworkers in a Budapest gift shop who hate each other about as much as they love the anonymous pen pals they’ve each been writing. The two stumble along… Read more