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BAMcinemaFest 2017

BAMcinemaFest 2017

In its ninth consecutive year, the Brooklyn Academy of Music is hosting its annual BAMcinemaFest from June 14th until June 25th. The festival will feature the best American independent films, including features, documentaries, and shorts. Emerging artists from the New...

FilmAfrica 2017

For the past forty years, the DanceAfrica festival has been held in New York City. The festival celebrates the different types of dances performed by members of the African Diaspora. A dancer named Chuck Davis founded DanceAfrica in 1977. This year the Brooklyn...

Learn More About Wesley Snipes

Earlier this month the Brooklyn Academy of Music highlighted the work of Wesley Snipes. The star of the Blade film trilogy, Wesley Trent Snipes was born in 1962. His martial arts training has been evident in each of his action films like Demolition Man, Passenger 57...

A Tribute to Harvey Lichtenstein

The Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM) had its first performance in 1861 and has been located in the same building since 1908. BAM is a performing arts center that features various artists and types of performances, helping out the local community while also connecting...

Films This Week at Brooklyn Academy of Music

What’s going on at Brooklyn’s BAM theater… With Brooklyn’s BAM theatre…a part of the Brooklyn there’s plenty to do. With three different theatres, not only do they vary in size and production, they’re unique in every way....

Brooklyn Academy of Music: 2015 Next Wave Festival

Diminished support for cultural institutions – from both government and private funding sources – has made it a challenge for many cultural organizations around the country to sustain their momentum and focus on producing and presenting creative work. Through unique...

Robots and Actors on Stage Together At Bam

With all the news and articles about our seemingly inevitable future of robots and artificial intelligence, one of the less discussed effects future technology will have is on the arts. There has already been technology communities that have applied AI to music and...