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Forged Worlds

March 16
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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 »

Oshima X Godard

March 16
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Every day until March 16, 2017
BAM Rose Cinemas,
30 Lafayette Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11201 United States
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Please check times below in film descriptions BAMcinématek presents Oshima X Godard. Japan’s Nagisa Oshima and France’s Jean-Luc Godard created some of the most politically incendiary films of the 1960s and 70s. Commonly referred to as “the Japanese Godard,” Nagisa Oshima said he preferred that Jean-Luc Godard be called “the French Oshima.” Often compared and contrasted, … Continue reading Oshima X Godard Find out more »

Do What I Want: The Experimental World of Arthur Russell

March 16
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Every day until May 14, 2017
BAM Peter Jay Sharp Building,
30 Lafayette Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11217 United States
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Twenty five years after Arthur Russell’s death, BAM Visual Art, Russell’s estate, and Tom Lee (Russell’s partner) present a stunning selection of materials belonging to the late composer, cellist, and electronic music pioneer.  This first-ever public exhibition features more than 150 pieces of original ephemera and reproductions including a selection of Russell’s own notes, scores, … Continue reading Do What I Want: The Experimental World of Arthur Russell Find out more »

SVA Art Squad

March 16
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Every day until March 31, 2017
Creativebloch Gallery,
145 Front Street, Brooklyn, NY 11201 United States
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featuring work from the community of illustration and cartooning students dedicated to forging solidarity and fostering a shared creative spirit at SVA. Art Squad presents the work of 20 graduating members which represent wide-ranging approaches to drawing and storytelling. Artists include: Yu Han Hung, Jitumoni Goswami, Trler Bantz, Normandie Syken, Chloe Giroux, Ryan Kim, Toma … Continue reading SVA Art Squad Find out more »
8:00 am

The Great Red Dragon and the Woman Clothed with the Sun

March 16 @ 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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946: The Amazing Story of Adolphus Tips

March 16 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Every week on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until April 9, 2017
St. Ann’s Warehouse,
29 Jay Street, Brooklyn, NY 11201 United States
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 This new play tells a true tale of what happened when African American soldiers met the townsfolk from Devon, England, when they were sent to their shores to rehearse for D-Day and the Normandy invasion. 946 takes its title from the number of casualties sustained during these bungled maneuvers. March 16-18, 21-25 and 28-31, and April 1 … Continue reading 946: The Amazing Story of Adolphus Tips Find out more »
10:00 am
Free

Liinu Grönlund: It could have been

March 16 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Every week on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until April 8, 2017
Open Source Gallery,
306 17th St., Brooklyn, NY 11215 United States
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It could have been is a video essay; an associative collection of ideas, diary notes and dreamy images combining environmental issues and politics of recent years. The rat, an animal that is controversial, hated, feared and scientifically-used, is in the spotlight. Find out more »

Next Stop: Second Avenue Subway

March 16 @ 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 »
10:30 am

Yoga for Toddlers

March 16 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
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Every week on Thursday until May 25, 2017
Leonard Library,
81 Devoe Street, Brooklyn, NY 11211 United States
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Toddlers have a chance to explore the exciting world of yoga under the supervision of an experienced and expert instructor. Age Group: Birth to Five Years Find out more »

Library Lanes: Older Adults Bowling League

March 16 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
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Every week on Thursday until May 25, 2017
Brooklyn Public Library, Central Library,
10 Grand Army Plaza (side-entrance on Eastern Parkway), Brooklyn, New York, NY 11238 United States
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Participants will learn how to bowl using a Microsoft Xbox One. After some practice, we will challenge other libraries around Brooklyn Public Library, to meet and compete with other older adults. Find out more »
11:00 am

Marilyn Minter: Pretty/Dirty

March 16 @ 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

March 16 @ 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

March 16 @ 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 »

Georgia O’Keeffe: Living Modern

March 16 @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Every week on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until July 23, 2017
Brooklyn Museum,
200 Eastern Parkway, Brooklyn, NY 11238 United States
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This is a ticketed exhibition. Georgia O’Keeffe: Living Modern takes a new look at how the renowned modernist artist proclaimed her progressive, independent lifestyle through a self-crafted public persona—including her clothing and the way she posed for the camera. The exhibition expands our understanding of O’Keeffe by focusing on her wardrobe, shown for the first … Continue reading Georgia O’Keeffe: Living Modern Find out more »

Robert Swain: Color as Color

March 16 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
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or by appointment
Minus Space,
16A Main Street, Brooklyn, NY United States
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This is the New York artist’s third solo exhibition at the gallery and it will feature a suite of new large-format color grid paintings. Find out more »

Wait Watchers

March 16 @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Every week on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday until April 21, 2017
United Photo Industries Gallery,
111 Front Street, Brooklyn , NY United States
For this work, Haley Morris-Cafiero set up her camera in public areas and photographed herself she perform mundane tasks, later examining the images for critical or questioning body language from passerby. Morris-Cafiero considers this work to be a social experiment, engineering a moment where curious strangers become the object of scrutiny. Find out more »

Jim Dow Eat & Drink

March 16 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Every week on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday until April 22, 2017
Janet Borden, Inc,
91 Water Street, Brooklyn, NY United States
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Using an 8×10” view camera, Dow painstakingly photographs the light, the atmosphere, the colors, of international dining options. The alluring glow of neon beckons. His signature style elevates and ennobles these quirky locales. He has also eaten in most of them, being a connoisseur and fan of barbecue, tacos, ice cream, and all other foods … Continue reading Jim Dow Eat & Drink Find out more »

Helen Sear

March 16 @ 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

March 16 @ 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

Freedom

March 16 @ 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 »

Zeroing

March 16 @ 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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Every week on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday until April 23, 2017
Smack Mellon,
92 Plymouth Street at Washington Street, Brooklyn, NY 11201 United States
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Shanti Grumbine’s intricate cut-paper works, silkscreens, and sculptures. The chosen works coalesce around the theme of Zeroing, which refers to the recalibration of value as well as the action of aiming a gun at a target. Find out more »
1:00 pm

Foundations

March 16 @ 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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Every week on Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until April 9, 2017
FiveMyles,
558 St. John's Place, Brooklyn, NY 11238 United States
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An exhibition of new sculpture by two mid-career artists, whose work reflects their opposing views on the grid. Kimberly Mayhorn and A.V. Ryan   Find out more »

Hervé Tullet: This Isn’t Trash

March 16 @ 1:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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Every week on Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until April 15, 2017
The Invisible Dog Art Center,
51 Bergen Street, Brooklyn, NY 11201 United States
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Wildly imaginative illustrator Hervé Tullet—best known for the beloved children’s book Press Here—opens the 2017 Tilt Kids Festival with the first-ever exhibition of new works in New York. Gallery Hours: Thursday through Saturday: 1–7pm; Sunday: 1–5pm Free & open to the public All ages     Find out more »

Moving On

March 16 @ 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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Every week on Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until April 9, 2017
FiveMyles,
558 St. John's Place, Brooklyn, NY 11238 United States
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Sara Ehrenthal shows paintings that illustrate seminal moment in her life. To the artist the vividness with which her memory recall them means that they were clearly central experiences in the making of the woman Sara Erenthal.   Find out more »
3:00 pm

Ed Center Open Hours

March 16 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Every week on Tuesday and Thursday until October 10, 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 »
5:00 pm
$30

Tea Towel Workshop and Book Signing with Jemima Schlee

March 16 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Brooklyn General Store,
128 Union Street, New York, NY 11231 United States
A one-day sewing workshop and book signing with the amazing Jemima Schlee! She’ll share tips and tricks for fashioning the adorable sewing machine cover featured in her book Take a Tea Towel. An intimate book signing party will follow this workshop. Space for class is limited to 12 students so be sure to sign up … Continue reading Tea Towel Workshop and Book Signing with Jemima Schlee Find out more »
6:30 pm
$10.00

The Legacy of Jane Jacobs

March 16 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Brooklyn Historical Society,
128 Pierrepont Street, Brooklyn, NY 11201 United States
In 1960 Jane Jacobs’s book The Death and Life of Great American Cities sent shockwaves through the architecture and planning worlds. Join BHS as New York Times columnist Ginia Bellafante talks to Matt Tyrnauer, director and producer of the acclaimed documentary Citizen Jane: Battle For the City,Robert Hammond, Co-Founder and Executive Director of Friends of … Continue reading The Legacy of Jane Jacobs Find out more »
7:00 pm
25-40

Dirty Panties: The Musical

March 16 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Every week on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday until March 17, 2017
House of Yes,
2 Wyckoff Avenue, Brooklyn, NY United States
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Dirty panties is about anyone and everyone who belongs to a certain little secret society. A society of sex workers. A society that is actually not so little at all, and contains many of our friends, family and lovers. Dirty Panties is told through a collection of abstract and emotional vignettes of personal accounts and … Continue reading Dirty Panties: The Musical Find out more »

Zine-making workshop

March 16 @ 7:00 pm
Quimby’s Bookstore NYC,
536 Metropolitan Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11211 United States
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Join Esther K. Smith for a Zine-making workshop! Esther is the author of Making Books with Kids. A celebration of the best things in life – creativity, self expression, and the most fun you can have with just a little paper. Who: Everyone! Kids and adults will both love this event.   Find out more »

Book Launch: The Midnight Cool by Lydia Peelle, Featuring Music by Ketch Secor

March 16 @ 7:00 pm
Powerhouse Arena,
37 Main Street, Brooklyn, NY 11201 United States
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The Midnight Cool Revue, commemorating the 100th anniversary of America’s entry into WWI: featuring Lydia Peelle reading from her debut novel, The Midnight Cool, period music performed on guitjo by Ketch Secor of Old Crow Medicine Show, WWI-era antique cylinder records, kick-ass mule slide show and presentation of WWI propaganda posters. Give peace a chance! Find out more »
Free

The Ranger Zone

March 16 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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Every month until May 18, 2017
Branded Saloon,
603 Vanderbilt Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11238 United States
A Free Monthly Comedy + Poetry Variety Show Hosted by the Ranger Twin Sisters: Aimee Rose Ranger and April Ranger Find out more »
7:30 pm
start at $35

887

March 16 @ 7:30 pm
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Every day until March 26, 2017
BAM Harvey Theater,
651 Fulton Street, Brooklyn, NY United States
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In this deeply personal one-man show, the apartment complex where Robert Lepage spent his youth—887 Murray Ave, Quebec City, Canada—comes to extraordinary life via the renowned director’s signature use of cutting-edge technology. Inspired by Lepage’s inability to memorize a poem for a special event, 887 soon opens out into a wide-ranging journey into the realm of memory. … Continue reading 887 Find out more »
start at $25

Mark Morris: Two Operas An Evening of Britten and Purcell

March 16 @ 7:30 pm
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show on 03/19 @ 3 p.m.
BAM Gilman Opera House,
30 Lafayette Avenue, Brooklyn, NY United States
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Widely-praised for his musicality, Mark Morris has, throughout his brilliant and distinguished career, choreographed operas as well as directed them. This program of two operas—Henry Purcell’s Dido and Aeneas and Benjamin Britten’s rarely-seen Curlew River—are brought together in exquisite productions which reveal Morris’ ability to create a profound and deeply moving experience that lovers of … Continue reading Mark Morris: Two Operas An Evening of Britten and Purcell Find out more »
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The Skin of Our Teeth

March 16 @ 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 »
15/18

Dungen

March 16 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
BRIC House,
647 Fulton Street, Brooklyn, NY United States
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Swedish psychedelic rock outfit Dungen . At this show, they’ll perform their dazzling original score to the 1926 film The Adventures of Prince Achmed. Shows at 7:30 & 9:30 p.m.   Find out more »
8:00 pm

Priscila De Carvalho: Before Now

March 16 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Every day until April 4, 2017
Brooklyn Bridge Park,
Pier 6, Brooklyn, NY 11201 United States
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An installation inspired by the encounters between nature, the environment, and the past represented by Brooklyn Bridge Park. De Carvalho’s work offers a dynamic landscape narrative, an abundant fantasy garden of intricate flora, based on her own photographs and explorations of the park as well as historical images of the area. Find out more »
10:00 pm
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Abducted: Sci Fi Party

March 16 @ 10:00 pm - March 17 @ 4:00 am
House of Yes,
2 Wyckoff Avenue, Brooklyn, NY United States
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 House of Yes will be ‘Abducted’ by Defected Records’ Sam Divine and Franky Rizardo for an out of this world sci-fi themed label takeover. Featuring all of the usual House of Yes bells and whistles alongside lots of alien aerial extravaganzas, these two house music masters with their sonic sound and intergalactic beats will teleport … Continue reading Abducted: Sci Fi Party Find out more »
11:30 pm
$10

DJ Questlove Presents: Bowl Train

March 16 @ 11:30 pm
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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