Karen Brooks Hopkins Recalls Princess Diana’s 1989 Visit to BAM for the New York Post

“’For a princess, coming to Brooklyn was stepping outside the comfort zone of high society at the time,’ Brooks Hopkins told The Post. Her royal seal of approval ‘changed everything for us, for Brooklyn.’”

“Brooks Hopkins details the moment in her new book, ‘BAM … And Then It Hit Me’ (PowerHouse Books), out March 1, which looks back at her 36 years at the Brooklyn Academy of Music. Diana’s visit, she said, was an extra special memory.”

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