Tag: art

‘Now I’m being met with flowers’: Leon Thomas III, Grammy award-winning producer and childhood actor, plays first hometown show in Williamsburg

Leon Thomas III, Brooklyn born actor, producer and singer, performs at Baby’s All Right on Nov. 29.

Dec. 8, 2023 By Jada Camille Gen-Z’s childhood television crush and the penman behind popular modern R&B hits is moving out from behind the scenes and taking his rightful place at center stage. Leon Thomas III, a musical multi-hyphenate, serenaded a crowd of R&B lovers during his first Brooklyn show on Nov. 29 at Baby’s All Right, just a few neighborhoods over from where he grew up. The self-proclaimed lover-boy who started his career acting on Broadway and playing the goofy, musically-inclined Andre Harris on Nickelodeon’s Victorious, now spends his days writing romantic tunes drawn from real-life highs and lows….
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Two artists explore Brooklyn’s Bar in ‘Seeing Double’ at Sweet Lorraine

coney island brewery comic

Dec. 7, 2023 By Isabel Song Beer

An upcoming art exhibition in Red Hook will show illustrations of some of Brooklyn’s most popular watering holes through the perspectives of two different artists — Bill Roundy, a former Brooklyn Paper comic — and John Tebeau, illustrator of the book “Bars, Taverns and Dives New Yorkers Love.”

Colorful mural installation ‘Brownsville Reflections’ brightens affordable housing construction site, celebrates nabe’s residents and history

mural in Brownsville

Nov. 14, 2023 By Bella Sanchez

Innovative artists have unveiled a 600-foot-long collaboration of murals on construction sheds over an affordable housing project in Brownsville, bringing together a diverse community and bringing color to the dull barriers surrounding the new housing developments until construction is finalized.