By Rob Abruzzese and Benjamin Preston Brooklyn Daily Eagle The Brooklyn Museum hosted the Brooklyn Artists Ball to honor its retiring director, Arnold Lehman, and three contemporary artists who had exhibitions during his tenure, at the fifth annual fundraiser gala Wednesday night. The museum invited artists featured in years past for the event, including Jen Catron and Read More →


Brooklyn BookBeat: ‘Oscar Wao’ Author Draws Overflow Crowd to St. Francis College Junot Díaz fans spilled out onto Remsen Street in Brooklyn Heights Thursday evening, eager to hear the Pulitzer Prize-winning author speak about his work at a St. Francis College event. While the fortunate ones packed the school’s Founders Hall, Díaz generously treated the crowd Read More →


By Benjamin Preston Special to the Brooklyn Daily Eagle Jane Goodall spends about 300 days out of every year traveling because she has a message to share. The renowned primate scientist told an absolutely packed house at the Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM) Wednesday night that a big part of that message was that the indomitable human spirit Read More →