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Forged Worlds

February 1
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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 »
8:00 am

The Great Red Dragon and the Woman Clothed with the Sun

February 1 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Every week on Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday until March 31, 2017
Brooklyn Museum,
200 Eastern Parkway, Brooklyn, NY 11238 United States
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10:00 am

Next Stop: Second Avenue Subway

February 1 @ 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

February 1 @ 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

February 1 @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
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

February 1 @ 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

February 1 @ 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

February 1 @ 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 »
$20

Coney Island Tours

February 1 @ 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

Historic Trolley Tour

February 1 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Every week on Wednesday until March 29, 2017
Green-Wood Cemetery,
Main Gate-25th Street at 5th Avenue, Brooklyn, NY United States
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Experience the most magnificent and historic 478 acres in New York City. Join our expert tour guides to hear fascinating stories of Green-Wood’s permanent residents, see breathtaking views of Manhattan, tread where George Washington and his troops fought the Battle of Brooklyn, and much more. Find out more »
1:30 pm

Zumba for Adults

February 1 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
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Every week on Wednesday until February 22, 2017
Bay Ridge Library,
7223 Ridge Boulevard, Brooklyn, NY 11209 United States
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Have fun and raise your heart rate! Dance your cares away! Our free Zumba classes are taught by certified Zumba teacher Arturo Perez. All fitness levels welcome. For adults aged 17 and up. Please register at the first floor Reference Desk.   Find out more »
7:30 pm
$25, 50, 95 (weekday); $35, 60 110 (weekend)

The Beauty Queen of Leenane

February 1 @ 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 »

Last Work

February 1 @ 7:30 pm - 8:45 pm
BAM Gilman Opera House,
30 Lafayette Avenue, Brooklyn, NY United States
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Rapier-like one moment, slow and methodical the next, the otherworldly performers of Batsheva Dance Company exemplify choreographer Ohad Naharin’s (Sadeh21, 2014 Next Wave; Hora, 2012 Winter/Spring) innovative movement research Gaga, which is informed by a heightened knowledge and self-awareness of the body. In his latest creation Last Work, Naharin offers an open-ended meditation on the … Continue reading Last Work Find out more »

The Tempest

February 1 @ 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 »
8:00 pm
20/15

James Brandon Lewis Trio: No Filter Feat. Guitarist Anthony Pirog

February 1 @ 8:00 pm
Roulette,
Atlantic Avenue & Third Avenue, Brooklyn, NY United States
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The James Brandon Lewis Trio, with the addition of guitarist Anthony Pirog, will perform songs from No Filter, the follow up to Lewis’ 2015 album, Days of FreeMan. Combining elements of R&B, 90s hip hop, and experimental jazz, No Filter is a raw, gritty, mind-bending journey of soulful jazz funk. Find out more »
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