One Year After Its Launch, Roundtable By the 92nd Street Y, New York Becomes a Go-To Destination for Online Learning   Platform Features Live, Interactive Courses in the Arts, History, Literature and More, with Participants Around the Globe New, Exclusive Collaborations with Cultural Institutions Throughout the Country  Educators from The Frank Lloyd WrightContinue Reading

The Schomburg Center Literary Festival: Reading the African Diaspora expands the center’s long tradition of championing authors of African descent from across the globe and publications that celebrate Black history and culture. On Saturday, June 17, 2022, we will reconvene our community of book lovers and their favorite authors forContinue Reading

BookMobile National Honor Recognizes the People Shaping the Future of Libraries Librarians Rakisha Kearns-White and Robert Weinstein have been named to the 2023 Class of Movers and Shakers by Library Journal. The award recognizes librarians across the country who are moving libraries forward, providing inspiration and innovation to colleagues and patrons. “We Brooklynites have long known that are blessed with someContinue Reading

Latin Dancing with Friends of Argentine Tango Brooklyn Public Library and the Office of Borough President Antonio Reynoso named Esther Poretsky Older Adult of the Year at BPL’s Aging Unbound celebration fair on Friday. Poretsky, 75 years young, is a regular participant in the Library’s Creative Aging classes—including writing, poetryContinue Reading

Apollo Career Panels series continues with barrier-breakers from the world of dance, theater, music, and film On Tuesday, June 20 at 7pm EST The Apollo Theater will host “CHAMP: Deaf Artists of Color Redefining the Performing Arts,” an in-depth discussion featuring the leading Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing artists, creators, and musicians working in the performing arts space today.Continue Reading

ACC grants nurture cultural engagement between U.S. and Asia across 16 artistic disciplines Today, the Asian Cultural Council (ACC) announced its 2023 fellowship and grant recipients, awarding 30 grants totaling more than $750,000 in its four programs: New York Fellowships, Individual Fellowships (international), Graduate Scholarships, and Organization and Project Grants.Continue Reading

South Street Seaport Museum announces the fourth annual NYC Poets Afloat group poetry reading aboard the tall ship Wavertree, May 20, 2023, from 12–2pm. Poets have been invited to participate in micro-residencies aboard ships in New York Harbor, where they have been inspired to write and create poetry while being surrounded by the city’sContinue Reading