Think you’re the next Spike Lee or John Singleton? Here’s your chance —BRIC is having an open call.
“We’re asking filmmakers of color to create an episode of a sci-fi series that depicts Brooklyn between the present day and the year 3000,” says Kecia Elan Cole, BRIC TV senior producer, about the serial series called BK3K. (more…)
Ever wonder what it would be like if CBS comedy Two and a Half Men were set in Brooklyn? Dad Day, debuting this week on BRIC TV, will give you an idea as it follows an anxiety-ridden family man named James, his 5-year-old son Henry, and self-assured bachelor Craig as they navigate an ever-changing Brooklyn and the demands it places on friendship, career and fatherhood. (more…)
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Community leaders, activists, elected officials and scholars will gather for a #BHeard program called “Cops and Community: Innovations Around Policing.” The Town Hall, sponsored by BRIC, the leading presenter of free cultural programming in Brooklyn, will be held on Wednesday, October 5 at 7:30 p.m.
The event, at BRIC House on 647 Fulton St., will include panelists presenting innovative ideas to strengthen ties and heal the divide between cops and community, now in a heightened state in the wake of a series of nationwide killings of unarmed black civilians. Panelists include David Kennedy, professor at John Jay Center for Criminal Justice; Samuel Sinyangwe, data scientist at Campaign Zero; Carmen Dixon, police reform organizer at NAACP Legal Defense Fund; and Mariame Kaba, Open Society Foundations Soros Justice Fellow. (more…)
Kids love dumplings. They also love learning new things and playing around in a kitchen. Here’s a chance to combine all three at the Chef One NYC Dumpling Fest, happening Sept. 24 from noon till 5pm in Sara D. Roosevelt Park (on East Houston Between Chrystie and Forsyth in Manhattan).
After all, the theme of this year’s fest is “There’s a chef in everyONE.” The cost of the event is $20, with 100 percent of those proceeds benefiting Food Bank for NYC, which provides 1.5 million meals to hungry New Yorkers each year. (more…)