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Forged Worlds

February 17
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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 »

Jordan Peele:The Art of the Social Thriller

February 17
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Every week on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until March 1, 2017
BAM Rose Cinemas,
30 Lafayette Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11201 United States
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BAMcinématek presents Jordan Peele: The Art of the Social Thriller, an eclectic mix of 13 influential films hand selected by Peele. Jordan Peele Schedule Fri, Feb 17 2, 5 & 8pm: Rosemary’s Baby Sat, Feb 18 7, 9:30pm: Night of Living Dead Sun, Feb 19 7pm: Get Out  9:30pm: The People Under the Stairs Sun, Feb 19 7pm: Get Out  9:30pm: The … Continue reading Jordan Peele:The Art of the Social Thriller Find out more »
8:00 am

The Great Red Dragon and the Woman Clothed with the Sun

February 17 @ 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

BAMSenior Cinema Lineup

February 17 @ 10:00 am
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Every week on Friday until June 15, 2017
BAM Rose Cinemas,
30 Lafayette Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11201 United States
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Full Senior Cinema lineup: Jan 20: The Jackie Robinson Story (1950) 76 min The biography of Jackie Robinson—the first black major league baseball player in the 20th century—traces his career in the negro leagues and the major leagues. Featuring Jackie Robinson (as himself), Ruby Dee, and Minor Watson. Feb 17: The Duke is Tops (1938) … Continue reading BAMSenior Cinema Lineup Find out more »

Ride or Die

February 17 @ 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 17 @ 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 17 @ 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 17 @ 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 17 @ 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 17 @ 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 17 @ 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

Resistance Movement

February 17 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Every day until February 19, 2017
Kentler International Drawing Space,
353 Van Brunt Street, Brooklyn, NY United States
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A collaborative performance drawing exhibition by Kellie O’Dempsey & Jennifer Wroblewski   Find out more »

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

February 17 @ 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 »
Free

Red Envelope Art Show

February 17 @ 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 »
Free

Freedom

February 17 @ 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 »
$20

Coney Island Tours

February 17 @ 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 17 @ 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 »

Salvage what You Can

February 17 @ 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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Every week on Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until March 5, 2017
STUDIO10,
56 Bogart Street , brooklyn , NY 11206 United States
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Wendy Klemperer’s first solo exhibition with the gallery. Working in the alternating environments of the New England forest and a rough yard in Brooklyn, Klemperer makes sculptures using material collected from scrap yards and construction sites. Find out more »
2:45 pm

Creative Writing for Kids

February 17 @ 2:45 pm - 3:45 pm
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Every week on Friday until April 28, 2017
Cortelyou Library,
1305 Cortelyou Road, Brooklyn, NY 11226 United States
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NY Writers Coalition (NYWC) invites you to write and share your story in this one-of-a-kind creative writing workshop.  Participants discover the power of their own stories, gain confidence and a stronger sense of self and become part of a creative, socially conscious community.  Writing prompts and other materials are provided  —  just bring yourself!  Ages … Continue reading Creative Writing for Kids Find out more »
3:00 pm

Old Stone House: Witness to War

February 17 @ 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 »
6:30 pm
Free

What IS Musical Shabbat ?

February 17 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Bay Ridge Jewish Center,
405 81st Street, Brooklyn, NY 11209 United States
As in days of old, BRJC continues to welcome in Shabbat with beautiful instrumental music on Shabbat.  Get ready to sing and clap to the beat of the music and prayers of the heart.  All ages welcome. Find out more »
7:00 pm

The Alter: Rituals of Healing the African Diaspora

February 17 @ 7:00 pm
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Every week on Friday until February 24, 2017
This month-long event series and Artwalk explores the vital role and traditions around healing, restoration, and realignment in African Diasporic communities. Events are admission free and take place every Friday evening in February. RSVP Find out more »

Black History Month Celebration

February 17 @ 7:00 pm
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Every day until February 17, 2017
Weeksville Heritage Center,
158 Buffalo Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11213 United States
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A special cocktail reception as we salute the outstanding work of African Americans who have made significant contributions to the great borough of Brooklyn. Find out more »
7:30 pm
$30, 45, 70, 80 (weekday); $35, 50, 70, 90 (weeknd)

A Man of Good Hope

February 17 @ 7:30 pm - 9:35 pm
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Every day until February 19, 2017
BAM Gilman Opera House,
30 Lafayette Avenue, Brooklyn, NY United States
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The musicians of the Olivier Award-winning, Cape Town-based Isango Ensemble are renowned for their ravishing adaptations of classic works, reimagining everything from Bizet to Britten to the Bible in a contemporary South African context. In A Man of Good Hope the company stays closer to home, taking up Jonny Steinberg’s riveting book about a young … Continue reading A Man of Good Hope Find out more »
$30, 40, 50, 70 (wk); $35, 45, 60, 80 (wknds)

Escaped Alone

February 17 @ 7:30 pm - 8:20 pm
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Every week on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until February 26, 2017
BAM Harvey Theater,
651 Fulton Street, Brooklyn, NY United States
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Three old friends and a neighbor. A summer of afternoons in the backyard. Lingering sunshine and inevitable darkness. Caryl Churchill, one of Britain’s greatest living playwrights, returns to BAM for the first time in 15 years with this by-turns hilarious and unsettling daydream. Directed by Churchill’s frequent collaborator James Macdonald (Cloud Nine; Love and Information; … Continue reading Escaped Alone Find out more »

The Tempest

February 17 @ 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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The Skin of Our Teeth

February 17 @ 7:30 pm
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Every week on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until March 19, 2017
POLONSKY SHAKESPEARE CENTER,
262 Ashland Place, Brooklyn, NY United States
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Arin Arbus’s new staging of Thornton Wilder’s comic masterpiece The Skin of Our Teeth, the first major New York production since 1998. Wilder’s characters live in both the New Jersey suburbs and the Ice Age. Visual surprise combines with farce, burlesque, satire and brains (with allusions to the Bible, Homer, Plato and Finnegan’s Wake, to … Continue reading The Skin of Our Teeth Find out more »
8:00 pm
40/30

Sweeney Todd

February 17 @ 8:00 pm
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Every week on Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until March 12, 2017
First Unitarian Society/McKinney Chapel,
116 Pierrepont Street, Brooklyn, NY United States
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Experience Stephen Sondheim’s magnificent score & lyrics up close and personal in a wonderfully intimate gothic setting that provides comfortable cushioned seating! Performed by a dynamic professional cast of world class American actor/singers & directed by NYIT Award nominee Judith Jarosz.       Dates and Times: (note matinees are at 4pm!) Fri. 2/10@8pm, Sat. … Continue reading Sweeney Todd Find out more »
9:00 pm

Bamcafe Live

February 17 @ 9:00 pm
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Every week on Friday and Saturday until February 18, 2017
BAMCafe Live,
30 Lafayette Avenue, brooklyn, NY United States
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Fri, Feb 3 at 9pm Sublime Frequencies: Alan Bishop DJ Set Alan Bishop is a founding member of Seattle’s avant-garde and genre-defying Sun City Girls, as well as co-founder of the Sublime Frequencies record label. Bishop has released over 100 records, introducing styles from Syria, Burma, Indonesia, Pakistan, Vietnam, Thailand, India,Morocco, Egypt, Western Sahara, Cambodia, Algeria, Turkey, … Continue reading Bamcafe Live Find out more »
10:00 pm

Spike Polite and Sewage NYC

February 17 @ 10:00 pm
Gold Sounds,
44 Wilson AVenue, Brooklyn, NY United States
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DJ sets by Twig the Wonderkid and James David Find out more »
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