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Forged Worlds

February 2
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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 2 @ 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

Ride or Die

February 2 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Every week on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until March 5, 2017
BRIC House,
647 Fulton Street, Brooklyn, NY United States
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BRIC is pleased to present Ride or Die featuring newly commissioned work by Miguel Luciano. Luciano is a Puerto Rican artist based in Brooklyn who works in multiple media to examine issues of cultural identity, politics and popular culture. BRIC has commissioned him to create a body of new work: sculptures featuring customized vintage Schwinn … Continue reading Ride or Die Find out more »

Surface Matters

February 2 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Every week on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until February 26, 2017
BRIC House,
647 Fulton Street, Brooklyn, NY United States
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BRIC is pleased to present Surface Matters, an exhibition of work by artistsVéronique Gambier andSarah E. Brook, in the Project Room of BRIC House. Curated by Brooklyn-based art collective 3walls, theshow highlights the deep investment both artists put in the materials used to create their work—art that expresses rich emotional content, visual interest and aesthetic … Continue reading Surface Matters Find out more »

Next Stop: Second Avenue Subway

February 2 @ 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 2 @ 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 2 @ 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

February 2 @ 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 2 @ 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 2 @ 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 2 @ 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

Everything Continues….

February 2 @ 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 »

Spark by BCM

February 2 @ 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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Every week on Thursday until February 9, 2017
Brooklyn Children’s Museum,
145 Brooklyn Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11213 United States
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SPARK by Brooklyn Children’s Museum is now open! Designed for children ages six months to six years, SPARK features an outpost of our popular Brooklyn Block Lab exhibit, as well as daily art and design workshops, music classes, birthday parties, and more. Find out more »
3:00 pm

Ed Center Open Hours

February 2 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Every week on Tuesday and Thursday until March 30, 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 »
5:00 pm
FREE

Don Mee Choi

February 2 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Pratt Institute,
200 Willoughby Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11205 United States
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Pratt Institute’s MFA in Writing Presents: Don Mee Choi Her most recent translation of Kim Hyesoon’s poetry is Poor Love Machine (Action Books, 2016). Find out more »
6:00 pm

First Thursday Gallery Walk

February 2 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
DUMBO’s galleries stay open late to welcome visitors and host special events AICAD/New York Studio Residency Program (20 Jay Street, M10) hosts the opening for Infrastructure: Land, Mind, Country – Artists from the Two Coats of Paint Residency Program. Curated by Sharon Butler and Rachel Farber, this exhibition aims to be an investigation of our … Continue reading First Thursday Gallery Walk Find out more »
6:30 pm

Book Launch Event: “From First Kiss to Forever: A Scientific Approach to Love”

February 2 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Brooklyn Brainery,
190 Underhill Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11238 United States
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Marisa T. Cohen has previously given talks at the Brainery on mate selection and human bonding. Join her to celebrate the launch of her first book with a discussion of the science of relationships, book signing, and wine. Books will be available for purchase at the event. From First Kiss to Forever: A Scientific Approach … Continue reading Book Launch Event: “From First Kiss to Forever: A Scientific Approach to Love” Find out more »
7:00 pm

Capote on Screen: Capote

February 2 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Brooklyn Historical Society,
128 Pierrepont Street, Brooklyn, NY 11201 United States
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We conclude this four-part series with the Truman Capote biopic that earned Philip Seymour Hoffman an Academy Award for his uncanny portrayal of the author as he struggled to write what would become his seminal work of nonfiction. Slate’sKristen Meinzer and Newsday’s Rafer Guzman introduce the film. Find out more »

Book Launch: Under the Shadow

February 2 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
PowerHouse Arena,
37 Main Street, Brooklyn, NY 11201 United States
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Turkey stands at the crossroads of the Middle East – caught between the West, ISIS, Syria and Russia, and governed by an increasingly forceful leader. Find out more »
$10

Cristina Morrison

February 2 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
GUADALUPE INN,
1 Knickerbocker Avenue at Johnson Street, Brooklyn, NY 11237 United States
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Affectionately known as the Baroness of Jazz, Cristina’s sophomore album, appropriately called BARONESA, draws upon her tremendous life experiences – featuring songs in four different languages with a mixture of an eclectic cross over and world jazz sounds. Find out more »

Spoke: Images and Stories from the 1980s Washington, DC Punk Scene

February 2 @ 7:00 pm
Word Bookstore,
126 Franklin Street, Brooklyn, NY 11222 United States
Spoke is an oral and photographic history of the Washington, DC punk scene, complied by Scott Crawford. Including nearly two hundred photographs as well as stories from many well-known figures and musicians in the scene, Spoke delves into this powerful and dynamic movement in US music history. Featuring: Bad Brains, the Teen Idles, Black Market Baby, … Continue reading Spoke: Images and Stories from the 1980s Washington, DC Punk Scene Find out more »

NYRR Open Run

February 2 @ 7:00 pm
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Every week on Tuesday until March 28, 2017
Brooklyn Bridge Park- Pier 6,
Atlantic Avenue and Furman Street, Brooklyn, NY 11201 United States
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Whether you’re a first time runner, a seasoned marathoner, or you prefer to walk, you’re welcome along. No need to register in advance; sign-in takes place on site. NYRR Open Runs are open to all ages. Strollers and dogs on leashes welcome. Find out more »
7:30 pm
$25, 50, 95 (weekday); $35, 60 110 (weekend)

The Beauty Queen of Leenane

February 2 @ 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 2 @ 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 2 @ 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 »
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