The Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM) holds its Next Wave festival every fall, bringing top international names in the performing arts to its two venues in Fort Greene. Productions spanning theater, dance, music and opera take place between September 21 and December 18. The season includes the BAMcinématek series, BAMcafé Live weekend music performances, artist talks, Next Wave Art exhibitions, and the Between the Lines storytelling series.

The remaining events of the festival are listed below.