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See Lena Dunham Talk with Miranda July About New Book at BAM

Lena Dunham is set to talk with filmmaker Miranda July about her recently released debut novel.

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PHOTOS: Check Out South Portland Avenue Home on Sale for $3.45M

This brownstone, located at 26 South Portland Ave., has six bedrooms and five and a half bathrooms. 

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Rare Andy Warhol Short Films Coming to BAM in Fort Greene

The shorts feature Edie Sedgwick, Allen Ginsberg and Jack Kerouac and are set to original music.

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Fort Greene's Afropunk Fest Set to Expand to Atlanta Next Year

The festival, based in Fort Greene since 2005, also may expand to Oakland.

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$36K Stolen from Brooklyn Academy of Music Using Bogus Checks, Police Say

Police are investigating $36,656.16 withdrawn from BAM's business account with fraudulent checks.

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Watch 'Clueless' With Taylor Schilling at BAM's All-Night Movie Marathon

There will be endless flicks, a happy hour, yoga stretch and midnight snacks at the movie all-nighter.

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Summer Festival Turns Brooklyn Community Gardens Into Art Venues

The Arts in the Gardens series features arts programming in four Brooklyn green spaces this summer.

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Spike Lee Retrospective Features Rare Film About Bed-Stuy Barbershop

BAM will showcase 16 of Lee's films, including "Joe's Bed-Stuy Barbershop: We Cut Heads."

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Bed-Stuy Teacher Opens Vintage Clothing Store

Stellah Johnson, 52, had been running Stellah's Vintage Groove online as an Etsy store.

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New Exhibit From Russell Simmons' Brother Opens in Bed-Stuy

Danny Simmons' "Noisy in the Next Room" opens on Sunday.

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Free Wi-Fi Coming to 10 More Hubs in City

Cadman Plaza, the East River waterfront, the area near BAM and the Flatiron Building are getting Wi-Fi.

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MTV Moonman Designer KAWS and David Byrne to Transform Empty Ft. Greene Lot

An empty lot across from BAM will soon be home to murals and David Byrne-designed bike racks.

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This Week's Best Shows and a Spotify Playlist of the Bands

Mumford & Sons, Haim and Alicia Keys are all playing New York Aug. 28 through Sept. 3.

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BAM Salutes 50th Anniversary of March on Washington with 40 Films

The film series will present documentaries and dramas related to the civil rights movement.

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Inside Gramercy Park with Rufus Wainwright

The singer-songwriter hits Chelsea for his "gym-age" and finds stinky ginkgo trees annoying.