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Forged Worlds

January 29
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Every day until July 31, 2017
Manhattan Bridge,
Adams Street, Plymouth Street, and Anchorage Place – , Brooklyn, NY United States
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An outdoor photography exhibition that showcases work by seven artists whose photographic practices revolve around the physical construction of fictional landscapes. Installed on a fence beneath the Manhattan Bridge, this photo installation invites us to take a closer look and perhaps allow ourselves to be carried away — if even for a moment — in thoughts and lands so … Continue reading Forged Worlds Find out more »
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There will be Blood

January 26 @ 7:30 pm - February 6 @ 7:30 pm
Saint Vitus Bar,
1120 Manhattan Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11222 United States
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In 2004, comedian Dave Hill began posing online as a teenager from Gary, Indiana Named Lance, the self-proclaimed “King of Black Metal” and sole member of the fictional black metal band Witch Taint in an attempt to get himself signed to a Norwegian Black Metal record label on the strength of one excruciatingly bad “song.” … Continue reading There will be Blood Find out more »

A Night of Philosophy & Ideas

January 28 @ 7:00 pm - January 29 @ 7:00 am
Brooklyn Public Library, Central LIbrary,
10 Grand Army Plaza, Brooklyn, NY 11238 United States
An all-night marathon of philosophical debate, performances, screenings, readings, and music.   Find out more »
9:30 am
$10 kids (13 & under) & seniors (65+), $14 adults, $9 BAM Members

BAMkids Film Festival

January 29 @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm
BAM Rose Cinemas,
30 Lafayette Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11201 United States
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This year’s impressive lineup, tailored for children ages 3—11, showcases 58 films from 27 countries and in 10 languages. Many of these films are in their US or New York premiere screening. Highlights of the 2017 festival include a diverse selection of live-action and animated shorts, a wide array of no-dialogue films that use other … Continue reading BAMkids Film Festival Find out more »
10:00 am

Next Stop: Second Avenue Subway

January 29 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Every week on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until September 3, 2017
New York Transit Museum,
Boerum Place and Schermerhorn Street, Brooklyn, NY United States
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Tracing nearly 100 years of history, the Museum’s newest exhibit explores how the Second Avenue line fits into New York’s past, present, and future transportation landscapes. Saturday & Sunday hours 11 a.m.- 5 p.m. Find out more »
11:00 am

Beverly Buchanan: Ruins and Rituals

January 29 @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Every week on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until March 5, 2017
Brooklyn Museum,
200 Eastern Parkway, Brooklyn, NY 11238 United States
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The most comprehensive exhibition of Buchanan’s work to date,Beverly Buchanan—Ruins and Rituals presents approximately 200 objects, including sculpture, painting, photography, drawing, and notebooks of the artist’s writing as well as documentation of performances. A new video installation of her existing earthworks is presented for the first time. Hours on Thursdays are 11 a.m. – 10 … Continue reading Beverly Buchanan: Ruins and Rituals Find out more »

Marilyn Minter: Pretty/Dirty

January 29 @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Every week on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until April 2, 2017
Brooklyn Museum,
200 Eastern Parkway, Brooklyn, NY 11238 United States
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This exhibition contains sexually explicit content and may not be suitable for all audiences, including minors. Viewer discretion is advised. Marilyn Minter’s sensual paintings, photographs, and videos vividly explore complex and contradictory emotions around beauty and the feminine body in American culture. She trains a critical eye on the power of desire, questioning the fashion … Continue reading Marilyn Minter: Pretty/Dirty Find out more »

Iggy Pop Life Class by Jeremy Deller

January 29 @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Every week on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until March 31, 2017
Brooklyn Museum,
200 Eastern Parkway, Brooklyn, NY 11238 United States
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Artist Jeremy Deller used the traditional life drawing class to stage a performative event with Iggy Pop as model and subject. The exhibition presents the resulting drawings along with works from our historical collections, chosen by Deller, that depict the male body, examining shifting representations of masculinity throughout history. Thursday Hours are 11 a.m. – … Continue reading Iggy Pop Life Class by Jeremy Deller Find out more »

Infinite Blue

January 29 @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Every week on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until November 5, 2017
Brooklyn Museum,
200 Eastern Parkway, Brooklyn, NY 11238 United States
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The works of art in Infinite Blue feature blue in all its variety—a fascinating strand of visual poetry running from ancient times to the present day. In cultures dating back thousands of years, blue—the color of the skies—has often been associated with the spiritual but also signifies power, status, and beauty. The spiritual and material … Continue reading Infinite Blue Find out more »
12:00 pm

Truman Capote’s Brooklyn: The Lost Photographs of David Attie

January 29 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Every week on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until July 31, 2017
Brooklyn Historical Society,
128 Pierrepont Street, Brooklyn, NY 11201 United States
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In the spring of 1958 a young photographer named David Attie was led through the streets of Brooklyn Heights and to the Brooklyn waterfront by an unexpected guide—33-year-old Truman Capote. The images Attie took that day were to illustrate Capote’s essay for Holiday magazine about his life in Brooklyn. Decades later, these largely unseen photographs … Continue reading Truman Capote’s Brooklyn: The Lost Photographs of David Attie Find out more »
$10.

Magic At Coney

January 29 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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Every week on Sunday until March 26, 2017
Coney Island Museum,
1208 Surf Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11224 United States
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A magical variety show highlighting a vast array of magicians; featuring illusionists, escape artists, mentalists and close-up magicians from around the world. Find out more »
$20

Coney Island Tours

January 29 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
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Every day until February 28, 2017
Coney Island,
1229 Riegelmann Boardwalk, Brooklyn, NY 11224 United States
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Michael Quinn is conducting his world renowned historic walking tours of Coney Island. The  hour and a half tours are entertaining and highly intriguing with stories from his own childhood memories of Coney Island as well as surprising little know facts about the birthplace of the amusement industry. Call today to reserve your spot . … Continue reading Coney Island Tours Find out more »
1:00 pm

Ed Center Open Hours

January 29 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Every week on Saturday and Sunday until March 26, 2017
Environmental Education Center,
Brooklyn Bridge Park, Brooklyn, NY United States
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The Ed Center is open for free, drop in hours four afternoons a week! Get to know Brooklyn Bridge Park with our 250 gallon aquarium filled with critters from the East River, a 10’ scale model of Brooklyn Bridge Park, crafts, a reading corner, and much more! In addition to Tuesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays, and Sundays … Continue reading Ed Center Open Hours Find out more »

Bang Bang

January 29 @ 1:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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Every week on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until January 31, 2017
Gallery GAIA,
79 Hudson Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11201 United States
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Everything Continues….

January 29 @ 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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Every week on Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until February 19, 2017
FiveMyles,
558 St. John's Place, Brooklyn, NY 11238 United States
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Four sculptures made of hundreds of hand-cut, small glass bricks are part of this group show. These bricks are build up into shapes and forms denoting danger through spiky edges and fragility. The artist has cut each glass brick by hand in her studio, and each brick stands as a memorial for a victim of … Continue reading Everything Continues…. Find out more »
2:00 pm

DJ Residency with Marko Militano

January 29 @ 2:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Every week on Sunday until March 26, 2017
Gran Electrica,
5 Front Street, Brooklyn, NY United States
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DJ Marko Militano plays a set . Stop by for music and margaritas!  Find out more »
3:00 pm

Old Stone House: Witness to War

January 29 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
The Old Stone House,
336 3rd Street, Brooklyn, NY 11215 United States
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Created by noted exhibition designers Carol May & Tim Watkins, is a passionate, interactive, interpretive show exploring the Battle of Brooklyn, the first and largest battle of the American Revolutionary War which culminated around today’s Old Stone House & Washington Park on August 27, 1776, and the choices and actions of 18th century Brooklynites through … Continue reading Old Stone House: Witness to War Find out more »
7:00 pm
$16

Brooklyn Israel Film Festival: Vice Versa

January 29 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Vice Versa (Feature) When a terminally ill young woman refuses treatment, a yeshiva student is enlisted to help change her mind. The two embark on an unexpected relationship that will change both of their lives, transcending the rules of religion, society and faith. Directed by Amichai Greenberg. Find out more »

I Was There

January 29 @ 7:00 pm
The Firehouse Space,
246 Frost Street, Brooklyn, NY 11211 United States
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A feature drama from acclaimed filmmaker Jorge Valdés-Iga about a 9/11 first responder named Gus (played by New York-based actor and writer James A. Lee) struggling with survivor’s guilt years after the attacks.  There will be a suggested donation for members of the general public and proceeds will go to the FealGood Foundation. Find out more »
7:30 pm

The Tempest

January 29 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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Every week on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until February 19, 2017
St. Ann’s Warehouse,
29 Jay Street, Brooklyn, NY 11201 United States
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The third and final production of Phyllida Lloyd’s revelatory all-female Shakespeare Trilogy set in a women’s prison and featuring Harriet Walter. There are also shows at 2 p.m. on Saturday & Sundays. Please check the website. Find out more »
$25, 50, 95 (weekday); $35, 60 110 (weekend)

The Beauty Queen of Leenane

January 29 @ 7:30 pm
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Every week on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until February 4, 2017
BAM Harvey Theater,
651 Fulton Street, Brooklyn, NY United States
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Ireland’s esteemed theater company Druid makes its BAM debut with this 20th anniversary revival of Martin McDonagh’s Tony Award-winning pitch-black comedy, the first in his trilogy of plays set in the sodden Irish backwater of Leenane. Forty-year-old spinster Maureen Folan lives with her mother Mag in a dreamless hovel, where the two trade insults and … Continue reading The Beauty Queen of Leenane Find out more »
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