BROWSE Once dwarfed by the cultural might of Manhattan, Brooklyn has evolved into an entity apart-with its own sense of style and taste, and an always thriving music scene. Two spring festivals, both of which debuted in 2012, epitomize just that. Crossing Brooklyn Ferry (, put on by the Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM), will take place April 25-27 in the various performance spaces within the Peter Jay Sharp Building-featuring the likes of the Roots, Solange and TV on the Radio.

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