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Coming at Brooklyn Historical Society

Thursday evening, October 20 at 7:30 p.m. the Broooklyn Historical Society will present another in its series of Randy Cohen’s Person Place Thing events. This one will feature Stew and Heidi Rodewald, creators of, and performers in, the musical The Total Bent. They will talk with Mr. Cohen “about life, love and music.” Admission is […]

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Coming at Brooklyn Historical Society

In July we noted the opening of the exhibit “Truman Capote’s Brooklyn: The Lost Photographs of David Attie” at the

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Brooklyn Historical Society Has Two Events Coming Up Thursday Evening, February 25

On Thursday evening, February 25, the Brooklyn Historical Society will host two events, both starting at 6:30. Downstairs in the main event space Randy Cohen (photo) will have as his guest on his latest Person Place Thing Kickstarter co-founder and CEO Yancey Strickler. Also on the program is fiddler Stephanie Coleman. Admission is $5; free […]

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Events at Brooklyn Historical Society This Week

Tomorrow (Monday, July 20) at 6:30 p.m. at the Brooklyn Historical Society there will be a screening and discussion of Liza Johnson’s 2011 film Return, about a wife and mother who has come back from a tour of duty in the Middle East. David LaRocca, editor of The Philosophy of War Films will lead the […]

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Coming Up At Brooklyn Historical Society

This Wednesday, June 24 at 6:30 p.m. Randy Cohen will be at BHS to interview Kurt Andersen (photo), Spy Magazine co-founder, former New York Magazine editor, and host of the award winning radio show Studio 360, as part of Cohen’s radio show Person Place Thing. Admission is $5, or free for BHS and Green Wood […]

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Last Minute Weekend Suggestions: Brooklyn Heights and Nearby

There’s a lot coming up at the Brooklyn Historical Society this weekend and the week following. On Sunday afternoon, February 15, there are two events. The first, starting at 12:30, is an English sword dance festival featuring Half Moon Sword, who have danced on the Promenade annually during June. Admission is free. Then at 3:00 […]

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Jonathan Ames, Randy Cohen at Brooklyn Historical Society Wedesday

Jonathan Ames (photo, right), writer — Wake Up Sir!, The Extra Man (adapted as a movie with Kevin Kline and Katie Holmes), The Double Life is Twice as Good, and others — raconteur, creator of the HBO series Bored to Death, promoter of the World’s Most Phallic Building contest (in his opinion, the Williamsburgh Bank […]

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Randy Cohen and Andrew Tarlow Talk Food Biz at BHS Tomorrow Evening

Tomorrow evening (Tuesday, June 24) starting at 6:30 the Brooklyn Historical Society will present another in its “Person, Place, Thing” series of discussions. Emmy Award-winning writer Randy Cohen brings his popular podcast and public radio show to BHS. Enjoy some Brooklyn brews and be the audience as he interviews Andrew Tarlow, renowned restauranteur (Diner, Marlow […]

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