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Forged Worlds

March 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 »

Taipei Story

March 19
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Every week on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until March 23, 2017
BAM Rose Cinemas,
30 Lafayette Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11201 United States
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For a full week, a 2016 digital 4K restoration (originally screened at the 54th NYFF), will be screened as part of BAM’s ongoing exploration of Yang’s film career (his 1991 epic A Brighter Summer Day played BAMcinématek in Spring 2015, and the 1986 little seen classic, The Terrorizers, had its premiere theatrical run last fall). … Continue reading Taipei Story Find out more »

Do What I Want: The Experimental World of Arthur Russell

March 19
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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 19
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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

946: The Amazing Story of Adolphus Tips

March 19 @ 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 19 @ 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 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

Marilyn Minter: Pretty/Dirty

March 19 @ 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 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

March 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 »

Georgia O’Keeffe: Living Modern

March 19 @ 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 »
12:00 pm

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

March 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

March 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

Freedom

March 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 »
12:30 pm

Underground Thrift Store

March 19 @ 12:30 pm - 4:00 pm
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Every week on Sunday until May 28, 2017
Underground Thrift Store at Plymouth Church,
65 Hicks Street, Brooklyn, NY 11201 United States
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Our racks are bursting with the first look at spring items for men, women and children. Come and shop spring designer duds at gentle prices. Staffed entirely by volunteers, the Underground Thrift Store features a curated collection of upscale and designer clothing and accessories for women, men and children and beautiful collectibles for the home, … Continue reading Underground Thrift Store Find out more »

Puss in Boots

March 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 »
1:00 pm

Foundations

March 19 @ 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 »

Ed Center Open Hours

March 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 »

Hervé Tullet: This Isn’t Trash

March 19 @ 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 19 @ 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 »
FREE Admission

Green Eco-Fair: Education, Arts & Family Fun.

March 19 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
First Congregational Society Brooklyn,
116 Pierrepont St., Brooklyn, NY 11201 United States
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Green Team, of the 1st UU Society, will present its second annual Green Fair. There will be refreshments,  music and poetry. Find out more »

Susan Silas

March 19 @ 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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Every week on Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until April 9, 2017
STUDIO10,
56 Bogart Street , Brooklyn , NY 11206
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In this exhibition, titled the self-portrait sessions, Susan Silas will present photographs, bronze and beeswax sculptures and two video works. The works in this exhibition began as an exploration of privacy and what the artist refers to as self-intimacy. In these images, she places herself in front of a large mirror, and returns her own … Continue reading Susan Silas Find out more »
1:30 pm

Metro Measure

March 19 @ 1:30 pm - 2:15 pm
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Every week on Saturday and Sunday until March 26, 2017
New York Transit Museum,
Boerum Place and Schermerhorn Street, Brooklyn, NY United States
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How many people can squeeze into a subway car? Is a subway station as long as a football field? Can a giraffe fit in a subway station? Take to our Platform level with tools and measuring instruments in hand to make numerical discoveries about subway cars and stations. For ages 4+ Find out more »
2:00 pm
$10

The Peter Pan Experience

March 19 @ 2:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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Every week on Saturday and Sunday until March 26, 2017
BAM Fisher,
321 Ashland Place, Brooklyn, NY 11217 United States
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The Peter Pan Experience Het Laagland Dutch children’s theater company Het Laagland presents The Peter Pan Experience, an innovative,fast-paced piece of physical theater about rediscovering the joys of play and shaking off the shackles of adulthood. Plucked from their busy jobs, five adult strangers find themselves in a world of nightstands and night lights, a world where your favorite forgotten … Continue reading The Peter Pan Experience Find out more »

DJ Residency with Marko Militano

March 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 »
3:00 pm
36-$45

National Dance Theatre Company of Jamaica

March 19 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts,
2100 Campus Road, Brooklyn, NY 11210 United States
NDTC blends the folklore, music, and dance of Jamaica, Africa, and the American South with modern and classical forms to create a vibrant celebration of West Indian culture.  Celebrating their 55th Anniversary, their much-anticipated return to Brooklyn Center will feature two programs combining evocative new works with favorites from their extensive repertoire. Find out more »

Old Stone House: Witness to War

March 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 »
3:30 pm

NYTM Train Operators Workshop

March 19 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
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Every week on Saturday and Sunday until January 28, 2018
Drop by our Computer Lab to take control of a NYC Subway car and operate it over virtual miles of track, using some incredibly realistic software! Limited Capacity. Suggested for ages 10+   Find out more »
4:00 pm

Sara Erenthal. Moving On – Panel Discussion

March 19 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
FiveMyles,
558 St. John's Place, Brooklyn, NY 11238 United States
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Artist Sara Erenthal will be in conversation with Lois Stavsky, the Executive Director of Street Art NYC, and Hanne Tierney from FiveMyles. Topics will include the making of street art in New York, the artist as storyteller, and more about Erenthal’s process and work. Find out more »
7:00 pm
$18

Move, Breathe & Feel Good: Sunday Evening Qigong

March 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
start at $35

887

March 19 @ 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 19 @ 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 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

Priscila De Carvalho: Before Now

March 19 @ 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 »
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