BRIC is pleased to announce that Brittany Howard , frontwoman and guitarist for the chart-topping, GRAMMY Award-winning band Alabama Shakes, will open the 42nd annual BRIC Celebrate Brooklyn! Festival with a free concert on June 9 at the Prospect Park Bandshell. Preceding the concert, BRIC will hold its beloved annual opening night REVEL fundraiser, an immersive artist driven experience from day to dusk to dark.
BRIC announces the 2020 season of BRIC House Sessions (March 5–April 23, 2020). The exhilarating concert series, held annually, brings the spirit of the BRIC Celebrate Brooklyn! Festival into the organization’s Fort Greene headquarters through world-class performances on Thursday evenings. BRIC House Sessions draws its talent from a bold and eclectic array of musical genres, featuring both local treasures and internationally-renowned artists.
On Wednesday, September 18, BRIC was pleased to announce the inaugural Colene Brown Art Prize, an unrestricted $100,000 grant that will be awarded in amounts of $10,000 each to ten under-recognized New York-based visual artists.
BRIC is pleased to announce the inaugural Colene Brown Art Prize, an unrestricted $100,000 grant that will be awarded in amounts of $10,000 each to ten under-recognized New York-based visual artists. The recipients will be announced on October 1, 2019 and celebrated at BRIC’s annual gala on November 7, 2019. The Colene Brown Art Prize is underwritten by artist and BRIC Board Member Deborah Brown in memory of her late mother, Colene Brown, and is funded through the Harold and Colene Brown Family Foundation.
BRIC announces a free outdoor concert, headlined by soul singer Bettye LaVette and co-presented by Downtown Brooklyn Partnership, to kick off BRIC JazzFest. The acclaimed Festival continues BRIC’s 41st Season, bringing together globe-trotting jazz legends and groundbreaking emerging jazz artists from Brooklyn and beyond.
BRIC is pleased to announce The Feel of a Place, a solo presentation by 2018-19 ArtFP recipient artist Gail Biederman in BRIC’s hallway exhibition space, curated by Jenny Gerow. Through mapping and topographies of Brooklyn landscapes, Biederman examines our relationship with physical terrains. The Feel of a Place consists of materials ranging from yarn and felt to nails, each arranged to evoke different elements of Brooklyn’s waterfront.
BRIC is pleased to announce additional programming, marathon daily lineup, single day tickets, and other details for the 2019 BRIC JazzFest, the fifth annual edition of the celebrated Brooklyn jazz festival, which continues the 41st season for the pioneering NYC arts-and-media organization and leading presenter of free cultural programming in Brooklyn.
BRIC Celebrate Brooklyn! Festival, now in its 41st season, presents acclaimed guitarist, vocalist, and bandleader Felicia Collins, a host of friends, and an all-star band performing Marvin Gaye’s What’s Going On in its entirety.