Downtown Brooklyn: “The 5×10 Talks” To Celebrate Downtown Brooklyn

Downtown Brooklyn has seen a lot of change over the past ten years. To celebrate the anniversary of the rezoning that has caused a surge of growth in the area, BRIC Arts | Media House is hosting “The 5×10 Talks” next month.

Screen Shot 2014-04-03 at 11.21.21 AM

Five Downtown Brooklyn innovators have been invited to spend ten minutes each answering one question: “What’s next?” Who would know how to better answer that question than some of the great minds continuing to breathe life into Downtown Brooklyn?!

The “5×10 Talks” innovators are:
Bre Pettis, CEO of MakerBot
Brett Yormark, CEO of the Brooklyn Nets and Barclays Center
Deborah Schwartz, President of the Brooklyn Historical Society
Katherine Isbister, Director of the NYU Game Innovation Lab
Ralph McDaniels, Founder of Video Music Box

Downtown Brooklyn’s cultural achievements will also be a focus with live performances throughout the evening presented by 651 Arts and American Opera Projects.

The event takes place on Tuesday, May 6th at 7:30pm. Tickets are $50.

(Photo Courtesy:

Recommended Articles