Here are some things to do IN BROOKLYN, the best slice of the Big Apple, this May, 2013.
Henry Miller, who lived in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, is one of the great literary names associated with 20th century Brooklyn. Find out about this first-ever "Big Sur Brooklyn Bridge" festival, featuring films, music, readings and more.
Walk across the Brooklyn Bridge! Find out what the weather is, where to get snacks and drinks on the Brooklyn side, and special events in May. Read more
This mega food and music festival makes a second run in Prospect Park. Get tix early, and come see what all the fuss and fun is about.
This is the 36th anniversary of DanceAfrica—under the artistic direction of Baba Chuck Davis. BAM's event features the largest gathering of dance companies ever: 15 companies including Ghana’s Ammamere Mma Dance Theatre,vthe return of many favorite performers, and reunions of companies from the earliest DanceAfrica festivals.
Take your pick of 20 free literary events in this fabulous 3 hour Brooklyn "Literary Crawl."
Vegas-based four-piece rock band The Killers plays tonight. Find out why they've sold more than 16 million albums worldwide.
Grammy Award-winning vocal ensemble SWEET HONEY IN THE ROCK—the “gold standard” (Fort Worth Star-Telegram) of acapella gospel groups—headlines the opening celebration of DanceAfrica 2013.
You can still register to volunteer, or just show up to cheer on the Brooklyn Half Marathoners. Learn more
10. Sun May 19: Brooklyn Bridge Outdoor Marathon Reading of Hart Crains PoemBK Bridge Anniversary Poetry Reading: Join Brooklyn-based and nationally renowned poets for a marathon reading of Hart Crane’s epic poem The Bridge and celebrate the construction of the most magnificent bridge of modern time. 3 PM.