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The NY Times had a nice article about the restoration of the cornice, as well as the whole exterior, of the Brooklyn Academy Music. The new exterior will be finished up for an October unveiling, but one of the things that Gothamist has liked about BAM's renovation was the gingerbread-house-photograph over the scaffolding - aka CandyBAM. A Public Arts Fund project, photographer Vic Muniz took a photograph of a gingerbread house based BAM and then output the photograph onto a 300 foot by 60 foot piece of vinyl mesh. The gingerbread house was made by Soutine, a wonderful bakery on the Upper West Side (see a cake Gothamist had them make for Sam; note - the cake subject was our choice).

BAM has an excellent slate of programs right now - from Wong Kar-Wai films and Homebody/Kabul to the upcoming Dance Africa, Atlantic Avenue is the place to be.