A new way to listen

Did you hear? The BK Buzz is now a part of BBOX Radio! You can keep up with us here as always or you can check us out at bboxradio.com! And be sure to check out some of the other great shows on BBOX, including Both Kinds of Music, Ask Brooklyn, and Old Time Religion … Continue reading

Documentary celebrates the artistic community of 80s and 90s Fort Greene

As you may have figured out by now, we at The BK Buzz love documentaries, especially documentaries about Brooklyn. And we have another great Brooklyn documentary to tell you about called Brooklyn Boheme. We attended a screening and discussion of the film at Long Island University Tuesday night and we have to say, this is … Continue reading

Sketch comedy with a Brooklyn twist

Love Saturday Night Live but find the process of getting tickets to be a hassle? Why go all the way into Manhattan when you can find great sketch comedy right here in Brooklyn? American Candy, a Brooklyn-based sketch show started in 2009, has it’s latest performance, “Love is Magic,” coming up in February and The … Continue reading

Interpreting sound in an unlikely location

What would you to to help revitalize the dead space around and underneath the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway? Artist Ellie Balk, with the help of the Myrtle Avenue Revitalization Project and a grant from the National Endowment of the Arts, decided to paint it. After nearly a year of preparation, Balk began painting under the BQE at … Continue reading

Singing about books in Bushwick

Do you like book clubs but wish there was a more creative way to discuss books? Check out the Bushwick Book Club at Goodbye Blue Monday, an event started by Susan Hwang in 2009 where singer/songwriters get up and sing songs about a different book each month. Books range from Kurt Vonnegut to Gustave Flaubert … Continue reading

The Sanctuary Project

What does the idea of Sanctuary mean to you? Merriam-Webster defines it in several different ways. It could be a consecrated place, such as a religious building or a place of worship. Or it could be a place of refuge and protection. But where an individual finds that consecrated place or that place of refuge … Continue reading

‘Tis the season for sand and sunscreen

We here at The BK Buzz really love to spend time outside and so for Memorial Day last week, we made our first trek to Coney Island of the season. It was packed with people celebrating the three-day weekend but we had a good time all the same. In honor of beach season and because … Continue reading