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Forged Worlds

February 23
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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 »
12:10 am

Final Destination

February 23 @ 12:10 am - 2:05 am
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Every day until February 24, 2017
arrive on Friday and/or Saturday night by 11:45pm for seating, the movie starts after midnite)! The first of FIVE films in the franchise, Final Destination ushered contemporary slasher films into the aughts. Continuing the tradition of featuring young stars like Devon Sawa, Ali Larter, Kerr Smith, and Seann William Scott, Final Destination is basically a … Continue reading Final Destination Find out more »
8:00 am

The Great Red Dragon and the Woman Clothed with the Sun

February 23 @ 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 23 @ 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 23 @ 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 23 @ 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 23 @ 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 23 @ 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 23 @ 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 23 @ 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 »

Helen Sear

February 23 @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Every week on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday until March 28, 2017
KLOMPCHING GALLERY,
89 Water Street, Brooklyn, NY 11201 United States
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This will be the artist’s 5th solo exhibition at the Klompching Gallery, and will feature artworks selected from three bodies of work, all executed since Sear’s successful solo exhibition at the 2015 Venice Biennale, where she represented Wales. Find out more »
12:00 pm

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

February 23 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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 »
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Freedom

February 23 @ 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 »

Mid Winter Recess

February 23 @ 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 23 @ 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

Salvage what You Can

February 23 @ 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

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

February 23 @ 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 »
3:00 pm

Ed Center Open Hours

February 23 @ 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 »
6:00 pm

Notice of Property Value Workshop

February 23 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Every week on Thursday until February 23, 2017
Brooklyn Borough Hall,
209 Joralemon St, Brooklyn, NY 11201 United States
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This is a very helpful workshop. You can ask questions about your property’s market and assessed values and a whole lot more. February 23rd work shop is from 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. To RSVP please call (718)802-3200 or Email brooklyn-usa.org/propertyvalue/brooklyn-usa.org Find out more »
6:30 pm
$25

Kings Theatre Happy Hour Tour

February 23 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Kings Theatre Brooklyn,
1027 Flatbush Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11226 United States
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Spend an evening at the beautifully restored at the beautifully restored Kings Theatre for a behind the scenes, historic tour of the venue paired with a glass of our best wine. All guests must be 21 or over to purchase a ticket to join the 60 minute tour. One glass of wine (white or red) … Continue reading Kings Theatre Happy Hour Tour Find out more »
7:30 pm
$30, 40, 50, 70 (wk); $35, 45, 60, 80 (wknds)

Escaped Alone

February 23 @ 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 23 @ 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 »
$25.00

A Chamber Music Celebration of Black History Month

February 23 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Brooklyn Historical Society,
128 Pierrepont Street, Brooklyn, NY 11201 United States
For Black History Month, join Groupmuse in BHS’s grand “living room” to hear works by African American composers and lyricists, including Samuel Coleridge-Taylor and Maya Angelou. Enjoy performances by the violin, cello, and piano ensemble Warp Trio, percussionist Rick Martinez, as well as Sylver Wallace, vocalist, and LiKUiD, emcee. Find out more »
8:00 pm

What’s your Damage?

February 23 @ 8:00 pm
The Grand,
647 Grand Street, Brooklyn, NY 11211 United States
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 Sachi Ezura and Halle Kiefer host a stand-up/storytelling show that asks performers, “What, exactly, is your damage?” Comics ruminate on the middle school humiliations, dating embarrassments and family drama that haunt them to this day, and that make them the weird, wonderful people they are today. Lineup: BOWEN YANG  BRETT DAVIS SONIA DENIS  ANTHONY DEVITO … Continue reading What’s your Damage? Find out more »

Ready Freddy’s?! A Live Music, Dance & Video Series

February 23 @ 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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Every month on the fourth Thursday until March 23, 2017
Freddy’s Bar & Backroom,
627 5th Ave, Brooklyn, 11215 United States
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An  evening  of  improvisation, collaboration, video and performance. Featuring:  ~ Experimental fancy space pop duo Innera ~ Contemporary dance duos, Suku Dance Lab and Meat & Co. ~ An immersive and collaborative dance experience from composer Visager and choreographer Brandon Powers ~ Experimental musician Frederick Gubitosi ~ Filmmaker Malik Isasis ~ Contemporary dancer Haley Robinson Tickets … Continue reading Ready Freddy’s?! A Live Music, Dance & Video Series Find out more »
40/30

Sweeney Todd

February 23 @ 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 »
11:30 pm
$10

DJ Questlove Presents: Bowl Train

February 23 @ 11:30 pm
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Every week on Thursday until April 27, 2017
Brooklyn Bowl,
61 Wythe AVenue, Brooklyn, NY United States
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American music legend Questlove is continuing his Thursday night residency at Brooklyn Bowl, accompanied by throwback Soul Train videos! His vinyl collection contains more than 50,000 records giving him the ability to tear up the dance floor with the most eclectic sets of hip-hop, house, 80’s, rare grooves and a mix of everything in between. Find out more »
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