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Bed Stuy’s Got The Blues


Bluiett at Sista’s Place In these tough times,  sometimes we need to dwell on our gloom. You can find some good local blues music this week at Dean Street, For My Sweet, and Sista’s Place. Dean Street – Live Jazz & Blues on Nov. 8th at 8pm               755 […]

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“For My Sweet” Jazz Club At it Again


Jazzy Mondays presents the wondrous, enchanting vocalist/pianist; Ms. Efacho Okeke (pron. Ee-fa-cho O-kay-kay). Born in Nigeria and raised in Brooklyn, New York, Efacho Okeke is truly an International delight. Trained in classical and jazz, Efacho began studying classical piano at age 10. At age 15 she began studying jazz as well.  She has also received […]

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Bed-Stuy Alive!


Welcome to the 7th Annual Bed-Stuy Alive! October 8th – 16th, 2011 The 7th Annual Bed-Stuy Alive!, which runs from  October 8th – October 16th, 2011, celebrates Bedford Stuyvesant’s vibrant business, cultural and artistic communities while promoting pride among its residents. The annual event introduces thousands of visitors to Bed-Stuy’s shops, businesses, distinguished art scene […]

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Bazaar to end all Bazaars: the Brooklyn Night Bazaar


Brooklyn Night Bazaar @ Dekalb Market Independent vendors. Food. Live Music. Art. Beer Garden. Outdoors at Night. Sunday October 9, 2011 – 5PM to Midnight Mayhem? Sure thing… Now featuring the inaugural Brooklyn Night Bazaar to be held at Dekalb Market for a (one, and only) single night – Sunday, October 9th, from 5:00PM to 12 Midnight. The inspiration […]

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Weekend Stories at the Macon Branch Library


And yes, I am talking to you Bed-Stuy… Weekend Stories for Preschoolers: Have fun at the library and get your child ready to read! Weekend Stories is a program for children 3 -5 years old and their parents or caregivers to encourage reading. In this special six session series, families and friends will enjoy stories and activities […]

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Rebirth Poetry Jam – Bushbaby Lounge


Bushbaby, one of our local gems, has been offering a multitude of events since they opened a few years ago. Adam Reichardt, one of our contributors, was lucky enough to catch their open-mic night on April 30, 2011 and turn it into a really cool piece: For more information about Bushbaby Tea House, check out their facebook page […]

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Free Commercials for your Bed-Stuy Business


Social Video Series If you have a passion for sharing your business and want to tell the story about your unique product, then this is the medium for you: our new SOCIAL VIDEO SERIES. The Bedford-Stuyvesant Gateway Business Improvement District is going to tell your story to thousands of potential customers. With your help, we […]

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Bed-Stuy Underground: The scene that has always been


Earthquakes, hurricanes, debt and foreclosures, and foreign wars have heaps of people talking about the ‘end times’ and the meaning of life. Perhaps reaching back and finding context in historic works of art can show us that there have always been tough times… The Divine Comedy, also known as the Divina Commedia, by Dante Alighieri […]

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Amplify Action: Sustainability through the Arts – CALL FOR ARTISTS


CALL FOR ARTISTS – September 9, 2011 DEADLINE please fill out the online application here: http://www.amplifyaction.org/p/online-application-form.html Amplify Action: Sustainability through the Arts is an exhibition that demonstrates how arts, culture and media are powerful catalysts for social change, and aims to engage neighborhoods in a dialogue about sustainable living, making healthy consumer choices, and taking environmental […]

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1st-Annual Bed-Stuy Pride Event


Come join the Safe OUTside the System Collective of the Audre Lorde Project for our first annual BEDSTUY PRIDE! August 21, 2011, 12pm-6pm   Von King Park  (Tompkins Park) 670 Lafayette Ave (between Marcy and Tompkins Aves) Nearest Transit: A, C to Nostrand Ave, G to Bedford-Nostrand Aves, G to Myrtle Willoughby Aves Spanish Interpretation Available.  Interpretación disponible […]

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