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Forged Worlds

February 5
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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 »

2017 Artists Service Day

February 5
BAX | Brooklyn Arts Exchange,
421 5th Avenue , Brooklyn, NY 11215 United States
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BAX is excited to host our fourth annual ARTIST SERVICES DAY featuring an array of talks and workshops designed to serve working dance, theater, performance artists and their supporters. All day Sunday, February 5, 2017 — FREE Reservations are highly recommended. CHILDCARE IS AVAILABLE (free) from 11:00am-6:00pm. RSVP by Monday, January 30, 2017 to artistservices@bax.org. TIME … Continue reading 2017 Artists Service Day Find out more »
Ongoing

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 »
10:00 am

Ride or Die

February 5 @ 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 »

Early Morning Bird walk: Backyard Birds

February 5 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Audobon Center at the Boathouse,
Prospect Park, Brooklyn, NY United States
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Join the Prospect Park Alliance and learn about the Great Backyard Bird Count and search for your favorite “backyard bird.”  Find woodpeckers, chickadees and nuthatches eating from feeders along Prospect Park’s nature trails. Please note this tour leaves promptly at 10 am. Led by the Brooklyn Bird Club. Find out more »

Surface Matters

February 5 @ 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 »

First Sundays: Bird is the Word

February 5 @ 10:00 am - 2:30 pm
Brooklyn Botanic Garden,
990 Washington Avenue, Brooklyn, NY United States
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Bird is the word. Join us for a pop-up program inspired by BBG’s winter wildlife. All programs free with Garden admission.     10–10:45 a.m. Beaks & Feathers, Books & Treasures Perch on the rug for early-bird book readings of Don’t Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus!, Duck for President, and other flights of fancy. … Continue reading First Sundays: Bird is the Word Find out more »

Next Stop: Second Avenue Subway

February 5 @ 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 5 @ 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 5 @ 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 5 @ 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 5 @ 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 »

Family Bowl

February 5 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Every week on Saturday and Sunday until July 30, 2017
Brooklyn Bowl,
61 Wythe AVenue, Brooklyn, NY United States
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Bring the whole family and get your bowl on. Food by Blue Ribbon will also be available, as well as local brews & more! Sunday hours 11 a.m. – 6 p.m. Find out more »
11:15 am

The Rock and Roll Playhouse Presents: The Music of the Beatles

February 5 @ 11:15 am - 12:15 pm
Each workshop is 60 minutes long and is specifically designed for children 7 and under, but all members of the family are welcome to this family show.   Find out more »
12:00 pm
Free

Freedom

February 5 @ 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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Every week on Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until April 8, 2017
Welancora Gallery,
33 Herkimer Street, Brooklyn, NY 11216 United States
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Welancora Gallery is pleased to present Sunok Chun’s first solo exhibition.  This exhibition explores the way that we define freedom, particularly as it relates to enclosed and open spaces we inhabit; and, more generally, how we navigate the responsibilities and discipline required to maintain freedom. Thursday hours 6 – 9 p.m.   Find out more »
Free

Priceless Wisdom Book Signing

February 5 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Mekor Judaica,
1973 Coney Island Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11223 United States
First-time author David Dayan will sign copies of his new book Priceless Wisdom  Signed books are available for purchase at a discount. Find out more »

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

February 5 @ 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

February 5 @ 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 »
Free

Red Envelope Art Show

February 5 @ 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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Every week on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until February 19, 2017
Grumpy Bert,
82 Bond St., Brooklyn, NY 11217 United States
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The Red Envelope Show is back! Come celebrate the Year of the Rooster. The show features hundreds of original art work on red envelopes by 100 artists. Each envelope is also packed with a mystery surprise for only the buyers to see.   Find out more »
$20

Coney Island Tours

February 5 @ 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 »
Free

Mari Nishimura

February 5 @ 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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Every day until February 11, 2017
Ouchi Gallery,
170 Tillary Street/Suite 205, Brooklyn, NY 11201 United States
The pictures drawn by Mari Nishimura are often described as being “powerful”. The energy, kindness, strength and sadness can be seen overflowing from the basis of an individual human… Many people are moved to tears when they see these paintings. This is surely due to the depth and strength of the view of life that … Continue reading Mari Nishimura Find out more »
12:30 pm

Puss in Boots

February 5 @ 12:30 pm
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Every week on Saturday and Sunday until April 9, 2017
Puppet Works,
338 Sixth Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11215 United States
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Adapted for the marionette stage, “Puss in Boots” is the tale of a cat whose master buys him magical boots, enabling him to speak. The production is performed in elegant 18th-Century french style costumes and settings. It also features an original song score. For ages 3 and up.       WILL PERFORM ON: SATURDAYS … Continue reading Puss in Boots Find out more »
1:00 pm

Ed Center Open Hours

February 5 @ 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 »
Free

Moving Together: Free Family Dance Series

February 5 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
MS 447,
345 Dean St., Brooklyn, NY 11217 United States
Dancewave introduces Moving Together: Free Family Dance Series. An all ages, family-friendly series of dance classes open to the community   Come take a FREE Afro-Haitian class! RSVP at http://bit.ly/FreeFamilyDance or email mariah@dancewave.org. Find out more »

Everything Continues….

February 5 @ 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
$12

Twinkle Tames a Dragon

February 5 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  Based on the Book by Angelina Ballerina author Katharine Holabird   From Vital Theatre Company   Twinkle, Pippa, and Lulu have always wanted a pet and are thrilled when Fairy Godmother grants their wish. While Pippa and Lulu get cute little pets, a naughty pet dragon named Scruffy is NOT what Twinkle had in mind! … Continue reading Twinkle Tames a Dragon Find out more »

One Way or Another: Black Women’s Cinema, 1970-1991

February 5 @ 2:00 pm
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Every week on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday, and Sunday until February 23, 2017
BAM Rose Cinemas,
30 Lafayette Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11201 United States
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One Way or Another Schedule Fri, Feb 3 2, 7pm: Daughters of the Dust4:30pm: Losing Ground Sat, Feb 4 4:30, 9:30pm: Daughters of the Dust2pm: Losing Ground7pm: I Be Done Been Was Is Sun, Feb 5 4:30, 9:30pm: Daughters of the Dust2pm: Losing Ground 7pm: Julie Dash shorts  Mon, Feb 6 7pm: Camille Billops program 9:30pm: Julie Dash shorts Tue, Feb 7 7pm: Performers and Artists9pm: Zora … Continue reading One Way or Another: Black Women’s Cinema, 1970-1991 Find out more »

DJ Residency with Marko Militano

February 5 @ 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

February 5 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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Every week on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until December 31, 2017
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 »
12- general admission; $5 - teens

“Salute to Broadway”

February 5 @ 3:00 pm - 5:15 pm
Our Lady of Perpetual Help school auditorium,
5902 6th Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11220 United States
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Enjoy a concert of classic and contemporary Broadway selections and Italian songs featuring by Jennifer Greene Ribeiro – soprano; Aida Carducci – mezzo-soprano; Heejae Kim – tenor; Kevin Rockower and Jonathan Hare (pictured) – baritones; Richard  Paratley –  flutist; and piano accompanist Victoria Ulanovskaya.  Guest artists Amaru Tupacyupanqui and Julian Raheb, will thrill the audience … Continue reading “Salute to Broadway” Find out more »
6:00 pm
$15

Super Totally Immersive Bowl Throw Down!

February 5 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
House of Yes,
2 Wyckoff Avenue, Brooklyn, NY United States
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House of Yes does the SUPER BOWL, like never before. Yes, we will be actually projecting the Super Bowl (aka Superb Owl) and having football snacks and full bar and all that. Even if you don’t care about the Superbowl, you should come have fun with us because life is totally absurd and it’s SUNDAY … Continue reading Super Totally Immersive Bowl Throw Down! Find out more »
7:00 pm
$18

Move, Breathe & Feel Good: Sunday Evening Qigong

February 5 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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Every week on Sunday until March 26, 2017
C.A.E.,
327 7th Street, Buzzer 1, 2nd Fl., Brooklyn, NY 11215 United States
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A combination of sequences from Shamanic, Traditional and Contemporary Qigong. The last part of the class focuses on quieter seated practices… referred to as Neigong… that winds us down for a good sleep and a new week. These classes are small and the space is quiet with opportunity to receive personal attention with specific issues … Continue reading Move, Breathe & Feel Good: Sunday Evening Qigong Find out more »
7:30 pm

The Tempest

February 5 @ 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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