BK Live is known for its compelling hyperlocal coverage of life in Brooklyn and capturing the complexities of today. This fall we are launching themed weeks, aptly titled BK Live Specials. Each designated week, at noon, the BRIC TV crew will examine the many angles and issues connected to one central theme.
How long have you been a Friend of the BRIC Celebrate Brooklyn! Festival?
John: This is my first year. The chance to support something so special about Brooklyn, share it with friends with our four seats and get an ad for my art business was too good a combination to pass up.
Many of the BRIC Celebrate Brooklyn! Festival acts have motivated us and demonstrated the art of stagecraft. One of the giants has to be Jimmy Cliff. Mr. Cliff holds the torch high for the good vibes of island living. He inspired us to add “Sitting in Limbo” to our setlist.
The Hubble Cantata, from composer Paola Prestini, will make its world premiere on Saturday, August 6, at the BRIC Celebrate Brooklyn! Festival. In this blog post, Paola and other members of the creative team talk about the performance and how it came to be.