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Forged Worlds

February 21
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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 21
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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 21 @ 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 21 @ 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 21 @ 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
$15.00

Kings Theatre Historic Tour

February 21 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Kings Theatre Brooklyn,
1027 Flatbush Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11226 United States
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Explore the Kings Theater on guided tour where you’ll learn about the history and architecture of the former movie palace and its new life after a $95M restoration of a state-of-the-art live performance venue. All guests must purchase a ticket to join the 60 minute tour. Photographs are permitted, not tripods. Please note, the tour … Continue reading Kings Theatre Historic Tour Find out more »
12:00 pm

Mid Winter Recess

February 21 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Every day until February 24, 2017
Prospect Park,
Brooklyn, 11225
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Join the Prospect Park Alliance in Mid-Winter Break for family-friendly activities at the Prospect Park Audubon Center and Lefferts Historic House. Nature Exploration Prospect Park Audubon Center, 12–3pm, Free Bundle up and find out what your favorite Park animals are doing this winter. Join Alliance naturalists for the Great Backyard Bird Count, a nation-wide conservation … Continue reading Mid Winter Recess Find out more »
$20

Coney Island Tours

February 21 @ 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 »
2:00 pm

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

February 21 @ 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 »

Shae Marie In Concert

February 21 @ 2:00 pm
Accompanied by Beverly Closs & MELA In celebration of Presidents’ Day and Black History Month. Find out more »
3:00 pm

Ed Center Open Hours

February 21 @ 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 »
6:30 pm
FULL PRICE TICKETS: $65; SUBSCRIPTION PRICE $55.25 (MEMBERS: $52)

Eat, Drink & Be Literary- Walter Mosley

February 21 @ 6:30 pm
BAMCafe Live,
30 Lafayette Avenue, brooklyn, NY United States
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Tuesday, Feb 21 Walter Mosley, Author Lorin Stein, Moderator Walter Mosley is the author of more than 50 critically acclaimed books.  His iconic Easy Rawlins detective series celebrated its 25th anniversary this year with the publication of Charcoal Joe. Thursday, Mar 23 Maggie Nelson, Author Lorin Stein, Moderator Genre-defying writer and 2016 MacArthur fellow Maggie Nelson works at the nexus of memoir,theory, … Continue reading Eat, Drink & Be Literary- Walter Mosley Find out more »
$10.00

Fiction by Black Writers: Who Are the Readers?

February 21 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Brooklyn Historical Society,
128 Pierrepont Street, Brooklyn, NY 11201 United States
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Zadie Smith, Colson Whitehead, Yaa Gyasi…some of today’s biggest names in fiction are black writers, and yet a predominantly white publishing industry maintains the assumption that black literature lacks marketability. Join writer and distinguished academic Dr. Elizabeth Nunez for a panel discussion challenging this assumption. Find out more »
7:00 pm

Book Launch: The Stolen Child

February 21 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Powerhouse Arena,
37 Main Street, Brooklyn, NY 11201 United States
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Set on an enchanted island off the west coast of Ireland, Lisa Carey’s luminous new novel explores themes of regret and desire, myth, and the universal need to connect. Find out more »

Stoop Series

February 21 @ 7:00 pm
Bric House Stoop,
647 Fulton Street, Brooklyn, NY 11217 United States
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BRIC’s Stoop Series illuminates the arts and life around us in Brooklyn through artistic performances, presentations, participatory activities and dynamic conversations. Explore music, visual art, film, media, storytelling, comedy, and other creative fields. There’s something different every week!     Find out more »

NYRR Open Run

February 21 @ 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
$30, 40, 50, 70 (wk); $35, 45, 60, 80 (wknds)

Escaped Alone

February 21 @ 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 »
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The Skin of Our Teeth

February 21 @ 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 »
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