Tag Archives: Crown Heights

“We Live in Brooklyn, Baby”

Several weeks ago I attended the Roy Ayers concert at SummerStage (here’s the live performance) in Central Park. It was a gorgeous evening, with a crowd that probably represented six of the seven continents. When Ayers played Harry Whitaker‘s song, … Continue reading

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Crown Heights Oral History Exhibit

There are two streams of collecting oral history: the private reflections of public figures (see The Clinton Tapes by Taylor Branch), and the memories and experiences of regular folks whose stories are passed on through family and friends but who … Continue reading

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Ebbets Field Oral History project

Do you have a story to share about Ebbets Field? The Brooklyn Historical Society invites you to share your experiences of Ebbets Field and your memories of the Brooklyn Dodgers. This is an exclusive opportunity to share your story and … Continue reading

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Tivoli Towers in Crown Heights

Tivoli: A Place We Call Home is a new multimedia exhibit curated by Delphine Fawundu opening at BHS next Thursday, February 11.  Check out this NY1 News Story and this trailer below:

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Crown Heights Oral History Project

Last week, BHS had the pleasure of a visit from Alex Kelly and four high school students who are working on an oral history project in Crown Heights in collaboration with the Crow Hill Community Association.  They came to BHS … Continue reading

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