DURING SIX WEEKS IN APRIL AND MAY, BROOKLYN MUSEUM’S SHELLEY BERNSTEIN put the role of curator into your hands — and those of anyone who wished to vote on the web site where 389 photos taken by the public awaited evaluation. The votes have been tallied, and for the in-museum show, “Click! A Crowd-Curated Exhibition,”..
Month: June 2008 - page 2
How does one begin to capture the voice of a borough? The answer would seem to be by talking to its people. This is what author MARC ELIOT chose to do for his latest book. Eliot, who was raised by an aunt in Canarsie, has made a name for himself writing biographies of such people as..
German-born Park Slope resident CORDULA VOLKENING is many things. She is a mother of two and an artist known around the neighborhood for her construction and design work. Now, she is also a survivor. Volkening was diagnosed with advanced brain cancer last September. She has undergone two rounds of brain surgery and is currently in an..
THIRTEEN-YEAR-OLD BENSONHURST RESIDENT ANNIE ZHU from the LaGuardia Aquatics Club has qualified to compete in the U.S. Olympic 100- and 200-meter breaststroke and individual medley trials this month. The goal: to represent the US at the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing. Zhu will travel to Omaha, Nebraska, where she will face 50 of the nation’s..
CREST TRUE VALUE HARDWARE in Williamsburg may not strike you as a good-times hot spot, but Joseph Franquinha, manager of the family business, would like you to know that it definitely will be, next week, just in time to kick off summer. From June 7 to July 11, the hardware store will be the scene..