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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...

Morrisey Cover Band Mexrissey At BAM

Stephen Morrissey is well known to music fans. The British rock star was the lead singer of The Smiths before venturing out on his on to considerable fame and critical acclaim. A little less known is the eclectic band Mexrissey, a tribute band to the Smiths frontman....

Filmmaker’s Film: Vertigo

By Susan “Here I was born, and there I died.”: The Vertigo Effect screens at BAM Apr 16—30.Photo: Paramount Pictures/Photofest By C. Mason WellsIn 1958, Alfred Hitchcock’s 45th feature Vertigo was released to largely mixed reviews. This story of...

20 years of BAM Design Celebrated over 100 Days

By BAM by Clara Cornelius The BAM look is identifiable anywhere. As the Creative Director at BAM, I find myself talking to a lot of people about our identity. A friend recently described it as “all cut off and hard to read, but, like, in good way.” Similarly,...

In Context: Ghosts

By BAM Uncouth family relations. Malicious infections. Upended Victorian mores. Considered shockingly indecent when it premiered in 1882, Ghosts haunts the BAM Harvey Theater April 5—May 3. Context is everything, so get even closer to the show with this curated...