On View: Georgia O’Keeffe: Living Modern @The Brooklyn Museum

The beautifully designed art installation Georgia O’Keeffe: Living Modern presents multiple sides of the artistic life and persona O’ Keeffe crafted for herself through her art, fashion and independent lifestyle.  In addition to the lush, bold paintings and sculptures one would expect to see in an O’ Keeffe show, what’s new and unique about this presentation are the…

COMMUNITY AT IT’S BEST: Winston Stiell is having a Pop-Up Art Sale Benefit + Fundraiser this Sunday @ Dorsey’s Art Gallery

Long time Lefferts Gardens community member and artist Winston Stiell will be having a pop-up show/benefit at Dorsey’s Art Gallery Sunday, November 20th – 2pm-6pm. Winston Stiell is a hornsmith, artist, jewelry maker and craftsperson who’s been working in Brooklyn for nearly 30 years.  He sculpts majestic wildlife, particularly birds, out of re-purposed cow horns.  When asked about his…

SHOP: Fourth Annual American Fine Craft Show @The Brooklyn Museum November 19 – 20

Shop an extraordinary selection of handmade works including ceramics, jewelry, furniture, and more by 90 of the nation’s finest craft artists at the American Fine Craft Show. Saturday November 19, 2016 Sunday November 20, 2016 11:00 a.m.–6:00 p.m. Beaux-Arts Court, 3rd Floor 200 Eastern Parkway, Brooklyn, New York Tickets include Museum general admission and are…

Look At BOOKS: Locating Home in Oneself in Roger Bonair-Agard’s Where Brooklyn At?

By Monica Prince | twitter Roger Bonair-Agard’s collection Where Brooklyn At? shines with its attention to detail of a life lived in transit and intersection.  This intersection expands beyond the concrete ones in Brooklyn; it moves into the intersection of race and class, nationality and ethnicity, home and home-away-from-home.  Each intersection bubbles in the varying sections…

HAPPENINGS: BRIC Jazz Fest! In Brooklyn – October 8 – 15

Starting October 8 through the 15th, BRIC Arts will host the 2nd Annual BRIC Jazz Fest @ BRIC House Arts Media Center, 647 Fulton Street in downtown Brooklyn. A full week of programming, much of it free, is scheduled with live performances along with a new Jazz Film Series featuring screenings of Thelonious Monk: Straight…

The Wigmaker in Flatbush: A Talk with Leo Brown of Do Hair Biz Manufacturers

By Heather Buchanan, Contributing Editor “I’m in my backyard right now.” Not the first guess for where to find a master wigmaker during the afternoon.  After hearing the warm contentment in his voice over the phone, however, one would not be surprised after all. Thus was my time spent interviewing Leo Brown, Hairdresser and CEO of…

PHOTO ESSAY: In The Window – Fashion On The High Street

Photographs By Diane Allford Street Style from head to toe.  Vintage Chic, Evening Elegance + Your Sunday Best! A Photographic documentation of the fashions on display in the windows of trendy boutiques and stores in Flatbush, Brooklyn.