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The Brooklyn Academy of Music

30 Lafayette Avenue 
(between Ashland Place and St. Felix Street)
The Brooklyn Academy of Music houses the BAM Opera House, BAM cafe and BAM Rose Cinemas. Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM), is America’s oldest operating performing arts center. Currently in its 139th year, BAM's first performance was in 1861 at the start of the American Civil War and in 1907 moved to its current location at 30 Lafayette Avenue in Fort Greene

The BAM Harvey Theater is located a block and a half away at 651 Fulton Street between Ashland Place and Rockwell Place.
From the West Side of Manhattan to the BAM Opera House:
Take the 2 or 3 train to Atlantic Avenue. BAM is located exactly one block from the train station (look for the clock tower and walk down Ashland Place to the far side of the same block.

BAM presents concerts, contemporary and classical dance, performance art, theater for young people, repertory and first run films, and reaches out to artists and audiences throughout the city as well as being home to both the Brooklyn Philharmonic (a first-rate orchestra with more adventurous programming than the NY Philharmonic) and the Next Wave Festival.

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