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Forged Worlds

February 19
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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 19
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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 »
10:00 am

Ride or Die

February 19 @ 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 19 @ 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 19 @ 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 19 @ 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 19 @ 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 19 @ 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 19 @ 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 »

Lunar Year of the Rooster

February 19 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Every day until February 19, 2017
Prospect Park Zoo,
450 Flatbush Avenue, Brooklyn , NY 11225 United States
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Celebrate the Lunar Year of the Rooster with Chinese-themed activities such as a Zodiac scavenger hunt, crafts, and puppet performances by the Chinese Theatre Works. Learn about how the Wildlife Conservation Society is saving wildlife throughout Asia. And, of course, meet the Zoo’s flock of chickens and roosters!   Find out more »
12:00 pm
Free

Freedom

February 19 @ 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 »

Resistance Movement

February 19 @ 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 19 @ 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 19 @ 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 19 @ 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 19 @ 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 »
12:30 pm

Puss in Boots

February 19 @ 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 »
Free

New York Sword Dance Festival

February 19 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Brooklyn Conservatory of Music,
58 Seventh Avenue, Brooklyn, NY United States
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Free weekend of family-friendly performance of traditional English sword dancing, hosted by the Brooklyn-based Half Moon Sword.  Enjoy virtuosic performances of mesmerizing longsword dancing and lightening-fast rapper sword dance, performed to live acoustic music. Find out more »
1:00 pm

Ed Center Open Hours

February 19 @ 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 »

Everything Continues….

February 19 @ 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 »
Free

New York Sword Dance Festival

February 19 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Old First Reformed Church,
729 Carroll Street @ 7th Ave., Brooklyn, NY 11215 United States
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Enjoy virtuosic performances of mesmerizing longsword dancing and lightening-fast rapper sword dance, performed to live acoustic music. Find out more »

Salvage what You Can

February 19 @ 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 »
2:00 pm
25 at the door, $20 online, Seniors and Brooklyn Museum members $10, Children 16 and under free. College students with current ID can get discounted tickets at the door.

Brooklyn Symphony Concert Celebrates Jazz Age Paris

February 19 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Brooklyn Museum,
200 Eastern Parkway, Brooklyn, NY 11238 United States
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The Brooklyn Symphony Orchestra’s February concert strikes several playful notes with George Gershwin’s “An American in Paris,” a symphonic poem celebrating the riotous sounds of the modern city (the score includes those famous French taxi horns!) Also on the bill are selections from William Walton’s 1922 “Façade” and the overture to Jacques Offenbach’s opera “Orpheus in … Continue reading Brooklyn Symphony Concert Celebrates Jazz Age Paris Find out more »

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

February 19 @ 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 19 @ 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 »
$7 for children 12 and under, $10 for adults

Bamkid Movie Matinees- Bon Voyage, Charlie Brown (and Don’t Come Back)

February 19 @ 2:00 pm - 3:15 pm
BAM Rose Cinemas,
30 Lafayette Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11201 United States
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Directed by Bill Melendez & Phil Roman (1980) 75 min The patented Peanuts charm is on full display as Charlie Brown, Snoopy, Woodstock, and the gang head to Europe in this gently humorous children’s classic, which features plenty of scene-stealing Snoopy moments along the way.   Find out more »
3:00 pm

Old Stone House: Witness to War

February 19 @ 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 »
$20

“You’re a Good Man Charlie Brown”

February 19 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Bay Ridge Jewish Center,
405 81st Street, Brooklyn, NY 11209 United States
RSVP by February 12 -718-836-3103/taryn@brjc.org. Find out more »
7:00 pm

Picture This

February 19 @ 7:00 pm
Union Hall,
702 Union Street, Brooklyn, NY United States
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PICTURE THIS! is still the ONLY “live animated comedy show” that brings the best comedians and artists together for one night only improvised comedy and animation events! Picture This! is BACK at Union Hall this month with a  STAR  STUDDED  LINEUP  COMEDY BY: John Roberts Jr. (Bob’s Burgers) Dan Soder (Comedy Central Half Hour) Clare O’Kane (VICE) Monroe Martin … Continue reading Picture This Find out more »
$18

Move, Breathe & Feel Good: Sunday Evening Qigong

February 19 @ 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
$30, 45, 70, 80 (weekday); $35, 50, 70, 90 (weeknd)

A Man of Good Hope

February 19 @ 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 19 @ 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 19 @ 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 19 @ 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
7-15

Donuts are Forever 11

February 19 @ 8:00 pm - February 20 @ 4:00 am
Brooklyn Bowl,
61 Wythe AVenue, Brooklyn, NY United States
An annual tribute to a Detroit music legend music by Meka (2DopeBoyz / Thee Left Coast – NY/LA) Miranda Maxwell (NY) Dj Parler (Up To Par – NY) DJ Soko (Left of Center – NY/DET) and special guest J.Period (NY) TICKETS ON SALE NOW! ticketfly.com/purchase/e… Your donations benefit the Donuts are Forever Scholarship in partnership … Continue reading Donuts are Forever 11 Find out more »
40/30

Sweeney Todd

February 19 @ 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 »
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