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PHOTOGRAPHY Shan Wallace When I was presented with the opportunity to have an interview series with Brooklyn Magazine, it took me some time to come up with a name. I wanted it to be a reflection of what I was trying to do, but also a reflection of where I was doing it. Though I’m originally from Baltimore and live in Atlanta, my boyfriend is from Brooklyn and currently lives here, so I’m here a...
For the past four years, the National Book Critics Circle has partnered with The New School’s MFA Creative Writing program, allowing the students to interview each of the NBCC Awards Finalists. In addition to building excitement for the Awards Finalist Reading and Ceremony held at the New School March 14th-15th, these interviews have built an intergenerational bridge between the writers of today and tomorrow. This year, as part of the ongoing collaboration, and in support of...
PHOTOGRAPHY LaQuann Dawson As an occasional interviewer for the magazine Modern Painters, David Bowie expressed an intense interest in the process of artists—what inspired them; what they were trying to explore; above all, he wanted to learn how they became artists. David Bowie Is, an exhibit celebrating the life and work of the renowned music legend, opened at the Brooklyn Museum two weeks ago. Like the icon it is dedicated to, the exhibit has been created...
The last time I was at City Point, the mixed-use residential and commercial complex, located in Downtown Brooklyn, I hosted their BKLYN All-Stars Shoot Out Event for NBA All-Star Weekend. Bringing out families from all across the borough, to have them compete for gift cards and bragging rights, was a complete success. Not to mention the fact that, after the shoot out, Italian restaurant Fortina (located on the lower level of City Point), blessed all who participated...

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