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Elizabeth Street Garden, Inc. (ESG) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization incorporated in 2016 in New York with the mission to protect & preserve the magic of Elizabeth Street Garden as a public community green space and to determine how the City together with the community can protect the Garden for generations to enjoy. Contributions made for the charitable purposes of Elizabeth Street Garden are tax-deductible to…

Let the world know you are LIT…by sporting the LIT A-F T-shirt! Printed on American Apparel Tri-Blend 50/25/25. This is a print-on-demand item. Please allow an extra 1.5 weeks for printing and delivery.

The Brooklyn Public Library’s Central Library has unveiled a new mural by seven children’s illustrators: Selina Alko, Sophie Blackall, Yuyi Morales, Christopher Myers, Stephen Savage, Javaka Steptoe, and Paul O. Zelinsky.

Pride Month is here and there is much to celebrate and honor—LGBTQIA+ history, politics, theater and film, culture, music, art, and especially literature. This blog post highlights four recently published memoirs by LGBTQIA+ writers. Take the time to read their beautiful and inspiring stories.

Marcelo Arroyave
Marcelo Arroyave is a researcher and counselor with 4+ years of experience in qualitative and quantitative research, experience in advising, outreach, and research participants and 3+ years of experience in postsecondary and K-12 education. He has work experience with economically disadvantaged youth, low-income pregnant women and immigrants in a vulnerable situation
Barakatullo Ašurov
Barakatullo Ašurov is a visiting scholar at Harvard University in the…

No matter what you think of how things ended on Game of Thrones, you're going to need some new tales of adventure to sweep you away now that the series is over. Even if you haven't been following the twists and turns of events in Westeros, these stories will draw you into rich fantasy worlds, full of drama, intrigue and magic. There are even dragons!

2019 marks the 200th birthday of Walt Whitman, America’s literary radical and great poet of democracy. New York will be enlivened by conversations about his brilliant work and his complicated, imperfect legacy.

Come to Cortelyou Library at 11:00 AM on Fridays for some adult stress relief coloring for an hour. Colored pencils and coloring books are provided, but feel free to bring your own!

At Rhizome’s Seven on Seven, American Artist and AI expert Rashida Richardson presented a voice assistant parody called “Ally AI.”

This is a superb sounding 78rpm shellac test, with original audio and restoration supplied by Nick Dellow. Sadly there isn't anything to indicate which compa...

“Everything I have done seem to me blank and suspicious. I doubt whether my greatest thoughts, as I supposed them are not shallow—and people will most likely laugh at me…I am filled with restlessness—I am incomplete.”

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Mundos Alternos: Art and Science Fiction in the Americas, a stimulating new exhibit at the Queens Museum, reveals sci-fi as a political force through the provocative work of artists including Faivovich & Goldberg, Irvin Morazán, and ADÁL.

Scroll through the slideshow for more photos of this awesome event! This March, the Youth Wing hosted its fourth annual Comic Con with the theme AfroFuturism and the Celebration of Black Nerd Culture.

Mar 22, 2019
Throughout history women have found ways to achieve power even when that power was not granted directly, often finding notoriety, fame, or historic precedence by navigating and negotiating from the limited options available. Women also claimed power through individual resistance, thereby redefining power in roles traditionally and narrowly viewed as the collective actions of men. Including the voices and perspectives of women writers…

May 8, 2019 to July 13, 2019 Wednesday through Saturday 7:00pm-9:30pm Saturday Matinee 2:00pm-5:30pm PLEASE NOTE: These events take place at St. Ann & the Holy Trinity Church, 157 Montague St, Brooklyn, NY 11201

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Mr. Napolny has a Master of Music Degree from the
Judy’s songs get their wings from her imagination and their roots from the deep traditions of American folk, blues, jazz & gospel music.
She will sing songs about women’s struggle for equality and pay homage to the great women singers...
Explore diversity through music, dance, art and theater. Our goal is to engage,...
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Envision a morning of waking up feeling alert and well rested, before consuming your daily cup of coffee. Sadly, for more than a third of United States ...

The family spoke out against Kim Jong Un, who President Donald Trump defended in Hanoi on Thursday.

Netflix announced Thursday a 10-episode order of the dramedy based on Ann M. Martin’s book series.

Studies have shown that regular yoga practice can help improve your health on many levels, including lowering your risk of developing heart disease. Practice...

Victor Frankenstein
Make a new friend. No, actually make one. Out of a bunch of dead people parts. If the resulting creation is what y...

How do today's authors come up with their book ideas? How did they become authors to begin with? In 2014, writer Sarah Enni set out to answer these questions and more on her podcast, First Draft. Her weekly show is a deep-dive into storytellers' careers and childhoods, their major influences and their future projects. Now in its fifth year, First Draft has featured more than 170 interviews, including ones with New York Times best-selling writers and winners of the National Book Award for…

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