Ken Burns, the Oscar nominated producer and director (Baseball; The Civil War; The Roosevelts: An Intimate History), who is now working on a documentary about Brooklyn Dodger great Jackie Robinson, will be at the Brooklyn Historical Society on Tuesday evening, March 10, where he will discuss is work with New York Times arts writer Randy Kennedy. The event will begin with an “intimate cocktail reception” in BHS’s Othmer Library. Tickets are $100 for the general public; $80 for BHS or Green-Wood Cemetery members, and may be purchased here, by calling Daisy Lee at 347-381-3717, or by emailing email@example.com.
Proceeds from this event will be used to sustain BHS’s free educational programs that serve New York City public school students and teachers.
Photo: Jim Wallace for Smithsonian Institution.