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.
We're very excited to announce that the fourth year of our New York Emmy-nominated Media Share grant program has begun with an excited group of nonprofit participants ready to learn new skills and become media makers. We'd like to introduce you to the 2016 grantees of our special in-kind grant program for Brooklyn and Brooklyn-affiliated nonprofit organizations.