The Downtown Brooklyn Arts Festival is a great exhibition of Brooklyn’s local artists showcasing their incredible talent and creativity in art, drama, theater, music and much more. It’s also a free event, and there will be tours, readings, talks, exhibits and much more to celebrate art in Brooklyn. Check out their website for more information
Four writers come in, one writers leave – or all of them do. But somebody gets a free drink. The Prose Bowl is a light-hearted open mic showdown between writers of fiction. It’s one part literature, one part bloodsport, one part American Idol. Bring a thousand words and pitch your fiction against other New Yorkers’
Over the course of 15+ years, Pete’s Reading Series has earned a reputation as Brooklyn’s premiere reading series, where today’s literary icons and tomorrow’s stars take the stage regularly. The series is curated and hosted by Jillian Capewell and Brian Gresko. Check out this link for more information.