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Eighteen cultural institutions in New York City have received $200,000 each from the Carnegie Corporation of New York. The nonprofit said Thursday that the $3.6 million in grants will fund the organizations’ programs in the arts and sciences for children in kindergarten through 12th grade. Museums, libraries and performing arts and science centers are among the recipients. Read More →

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After Waterfront Dinner, Warm Greetings, FOK (Friends of Karen) Bussed To Mother Ship By Kathryn Cardin and Sam Howe Brooklyn Daily Eagle For the Brooklyn Academy of Music, led by Executive Producer Joseph Melillo, the gala honoring Karen Brooks Hopkins Tuesday night was an “all hands on deck” affair. Every department, from Development and Marketing to Stage Read More →

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David Sedaris, one of today’s most influential writers, is coming to Brooklyn to celebrate the paperback release of his latest collection, “Let’s Explore Diabetes with Owls.”  The NPR humorist and esteemed author of numerous No. 1 New York Times bestsellers, including “Me Talk Pretty One Day” and “Naked,” Sedaris  will appear at the Brooklyn Academy of Read More →

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Brooklyn BookBeat Michael Cunningham, world-renowned novelist, never dreamed of growing up to be a writer. “I was much more visual…I thought I would be a painter,” the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of “The Hours” revealed to an audience Wednesday night at the Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM). But to the fortune of his fans, Cunningham took a writing class in college Read More →