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

Writers sharing stories over cocktails

As we’ve mentioned in past episodes, Brooklyn has become known for its writing scene recently, and although writing can be a very solitary endeavor, there’s a benefit to having a writing community and a place for writers to share their work with others. That’s part of why Stephanie Bok and Cindy Hanson decided to start … Continue reading

Long distance theater in Prospect Park

Have you ever been curious about what it feels like to run a marathon but aren’t sure you are interested in finding out first hand? Check out “Endure,” a one-woman show opening in Prospect Park this weekend that takes you on an immersive journey through the thoughts of a marathon runner. The BK Buzz went … Continue reading

Experimental theater group takes on Hemingway

Love The Sun Also Rises by Ernest Hemingway but want a new take on it? Elevator Repair Service, a theater company based out of Brooklyn, has been working on a theatrical production of the classic 20th century novel for the past few years, and it is debuting in New York later this month. And there’s more, … 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

Ladies wrestling for charity

Women in New York City are claiming arm wrestling for their own and turning it into a unique and entertaining way to fundraise for women’s charities. They have also found it to be an interesting way to approach tough issues including identity and femininity. We attended their first tournament at Union Pool in Williamsburg and … Continue reading