Cultivating Creativity in Prospect Lefferts Gardens

PLG Arts promotes arts, supports local artists, sponsors events, and builds community through celebrating the vibrant creativity of the residents of Prospect Lefferts Gardens and surrounding Brooklyn neighborhoods.

PLG Arts Community Calendar

Listen to great live music at PLG Arts Music Series and our Chamber Music Series, attend Monthly Art Exhibitions at Tugboat Tea Company or Meet-the-Author at the PLG Readings Series. Find that and more in the PLG Arts Community Calendar.

  • The Nightingale with Mary Spencer Knapp at the Crown Heights Library

    December 1, 2018

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The Nightingale with Mary Spencer Knapp, December 1st, 11am

Children of all ages will delight in The Nightingale, a dynamic tale of a little bird with a unique musical gift and her relationship to a powerful emperor. Accordionist and Broadway performer Mary Spencer Knapp will perform her one-woman musical adaptation of Hans...

The Jazz Thieves at Erv’s, November 14, 8-10pm

The Jazz Thieves steal Duke Ellington's melodicism, Tom Waits's grit, Bill Withers's soulful lyricism, and Kamasi Washington's modern edge, uniting all it with a jazz imagination. They released their first full-length album, "Brooklyn Elegy," in late 2016. They are...

PLG Arts Chamber Music: Park Slope Chamber Players

The Park Slope Chamber Players will perform in a private home in Prospect-Lefferts Gardens as part of the ongoing PLG Arts Music Series. The group features professional musicians from Park Slope and  surrounding communities, including Prospect-Lefferts Gardens. The...

PLG Arts Music Series: Rachel Therrien Latin Quartet

Rachel Therrien, locally based French-Canadian trumpeter, bandleader, composer, and member of the DIVA Jazz Orchestra, and her Latin Quartet will perform her original compositions as well as standards at Erv's from 8-10 pm Wednesday, Sept 19. Therrien is a winner of...



This program highlights talented musicians playing locally.


PLG Arts curates monthly shows with a mix of group and solo shows in any hangable media.


PLG Arts’s Artist Registry is an online database of Brooklyn-based artists of all disciplines.

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