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ISSUE Project Room Welcomes Heights Rez, Former BHA Prez Tom van den Bout As New Chair

The ISSUE Project Room brings in architect and community leader Tom van den Bout as its new Board Chair. The nonprofit member of the Downtown Brooklyn Arts Alliance, established in 2003 by artist Suzanne Fiol, is an outpost for cutting-edge, multi-disciplinary arts in the borough. Brooklyn Heights resident Van den Bout is an architect and […]

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Mr. Junkersfeld’s Take on the Whitman Festival

Mr. J. arrived at Pier 1 for Thursday’s Whitman event before I did, and saw some of the earlier acts. Clearly underwhelmed, he went to video some skilled piano players further north on the pier.

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Whitman Celebrated in Speech and Song, but North Heights Residents Suffer

Holly Anderson recites Walt Whitman’s “A Locomotive in Winter”, accompanied by Jonathan Kane’s February, a band whose influences seem to include Steve Reich, Hüsker Dü, and Mississippi John Hurt, at last night’s Whitman festival on Pier 1, Brooklyn Bridge Park, sponsored by the Brooklyn Heights Association in collaboration with ISSUE Project Room. This very 21st […]

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