Congratulations to JOHANA I. RIVERA, who is the new registrar at the City College of New York (CCNY). A Brooklyn resident, Rivera comes to CCNY after 16 years of service in the registrar’s office at Brooklyn College. Celia Lloyd, the assistant vice president for enrollment management at CCNY, praised Rivera’s knowledge and leadership skills. Rivera..
Month: October 2006 - page 2
Bob McGee Ebbets Field author BOB MCGEE, a former Heights resident, will be signing his 2005 Dave Moore Award winner, The Greatest Ballpark Ever: Ebbets Field and the Story of the Brooklyn Dodgers, at Waldenbooks in Kings Plaza Sunday from noon to 3 p.m. McGee was born in Bay Ridge. When asked what drew him..
Hopefully you caught our spotlight earlier this week on ED HEALY, a 45-year member of the Heights Players and director of Ragtime, which ends its run at their Willow Place theatre this weekend. Just how did this stage veteran discover the longstanding troupe? “I had done a couple of things before,” he said. “A friend..
If talking about movies is a film lover’s second passion, then we’ve got good news. Coming to Brooklyn Public Library Sunday is Times critic A.O. SCOTT, who is to discuss the current state of film beyond blockbusters. Registration is required, however, so call (718) 369-9385 to get your free seat. The talk is from 2-4..
The Heights Players If art exhibits and film aren’t your thing, maybe local theatre will entice you this weekend. Park Slope’s Gallery Players opens its 40th anniversary season Saturday night with the musical Urinetown, whose book and lyrics were written by Brooklyn resident Greg Kotis. Tom Wojtunik directs the cast of 16, starring Jon Frazier…
St. Joseph College’s newest member is Dr. IAN BECKFORD, who is a former senior evaluation officer with the Academy for Educational Development (AED). He will be the director of Institutional Research and Assessment at the college, which has a campus in Clinton Hill. An esteemed researcher with two masters degrees in addition to his doctorate..
Jane E. BrodyPhoto courtesy of LICH Looking ahead, Long Island College Hospital (LICH) hosts its annual BREAST HEALTH AWARENESS luncheon on Friday, Oct. 27. Held at the Palm House at Brooklyn Botanic Garden, the luncheon will honor New York Times health columnist (and Brooklynite) JANE E. BRODY and ANTONIO E. ALFONSO, M.D., chairman of the department of..
Derek Bermel (center) and the band Peace by Piece Photo by Naomi Ben-Shahar And finally music lovers — you haven’t been forgotten — save Friday night, Oct. 27, for the Brooklyn band PEACE BY PIECE, performing at BAMcafe. Led by DEREK BERMEL, a clarinetist, composer, pop singer, and xylophone player (to mention just a few),..
One of our favorite people was featured in the Times City section Sunday. Brooklyn Navy Yard archivist DANIELLA ROMANO talked about her role as chief curator of the some 32,000 engineering and architectural drawings — many of them over 200 years old — that are crucial to the Navy Yard’s current $100-million renovation. “I like projects..
Photogenic brides, wicked hot chocolate and delectable ice cream are just some of the usual fair under the Brooklyn bridge these days, but this weekend DUMBO’s 10th annual art under the bridge festival is taking over the neighborhood. Created in 1997 by d.u.m.b.o. arts center (dac) founder JOY GLIDDEN, the three-day festival now draws as..