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Forged Worlds

April 1
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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 »

Do What I Want: The Experimental World of Arthur Russell

April 1
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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 »

Opening Weekend 150th Anniversary

April 1
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Every day until April 2, 2017
Prospect Park,
Brooklyn, 11225
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Prospect Park Alliance kicks off the 150th anniversary celebration of Prospect Park, Brooklyn’s Backyard, with a full weekend of special events and festivities. RSVP to let us know you are coming! Find out more »
8:00 am

946: The Amazing Story of Adolphus Tips

April 1 @ 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

Francesco Simeti

April 1 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Every week on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until May 31, 2017
Open Source Gallery,
306 17th St., Brooklyn, NY 11215 United States
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His work is inspired by the ambiguity in printing that characterizes the relationship between form and content, by creating a kind of continuous and endlessly changeable landscape. His research emphasizes on the one hand that interest for the aesthetic factor that threatens to deny the actual content of the images, on the other hand the … Continue reading Francesco Simeti Find out more »
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Liinu Grönlund: It could have been

April 1 @ 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

April 1 @ 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 »
10:45 am

Sing-Along-Shabbat

April 1 @ 10:45 am - 11:45 am
Bay Ridge Jewish Center,
405 81st Street, Brooklyn, NY 11209 United States
Experience Shabbat morning with singing, guitar, puppetry and musical prayer. Families with 0-5 year olds, siblings and caregivers participate in a playful setting and form friendships. Followed by challah and grape juice with the BRJC Community. Find out more »
11:00 am

Marilyn Minter: Pretty/Dirty

April 1 @ 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 »

Infinite Blue

April 1 @ 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

April 1 @ 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 »

Wait Watchers

April 1 @ 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 »

Baseball Greats at Green-Wood Trolley Tour

April 1 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Green-Wood Cemetery,
Main Gate-25th Street at 5th Avenue, Brooklyn, NY United States
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Batter up! To lead off the 2017 season, we’ll welcome baseball historian Tom Gilbert for a tour of the fascinating ball-playing pioneers interred at Green‑Wood. With Tom and Green‑Wood Historian Jeff Richman, you’ll visit the monuments and gravestones of Henry Chadwick, the Father of Baseball, who invented the game’s scoring system; James Creighton, baseball’s first … Continue reading Baseball Greats at Green-Wood Trolley Tour Find out more »

Fool’s Gold Men’s Market

April 1 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Every day until April 2, 2017
Unnamed Venue,
Dobbin Street/Williamsburg, Brooklyn, NY United States
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Personal, premium and luxury brands in men’s fashion, grooming, and lifestyle. Find out more »
11:30 am

NAO Trunk Show

April 1 @ 11:30 am - 7:00 pm
Neda Boutique,
302 United States
See the incredibly versatile designs by NAO at Neda Boutique! Find out more »
12:00 pm

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

April 1 @ 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

April 1 @ 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

Puss in Boots

April 1 @ 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

Hervé Tullet: This Isn’t Trash

April 1 @ 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 »

Foundations

April 1 @ 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 »

Moving On

April 1 @ 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 »

Susan Silas

April 1 @ 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 »
2:00 pm

Major League: Wesley Snipes in Focus

April 1 @ 2:00 pm
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Every day until April 9, 2017
BAM Rose Cinemas,
30 Lafayette Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11201 United States
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A selection of Wesley Snipes’ greatest, leading performances. Please read schedule below or check BAM website for movie times. Major League Schedule: Fri, Mar 31 White Men Can’t Jump  Sat, Apr 1 Major League New Jack City  Sun, Apr 2 Jungle Fever  Tue, Apr 4 One Night Stand  Thu, Apr 6 Undisputed White Men Can’t Jump Major League  Fri, … Continue reading Major League: Wesley Snipes in Focus Find out more »
3:00 pm

Old Stone House: Witness to War

April 1 @ 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

War comes to Brooklyn

April 1 @ 3:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Green-Wood Cemetery,
Main Gate-25th Street at 5th Avenue, Brooklyn, NY United States
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This special two-part trolley tour will examine the connections between the residents of Green-Wood and the iconic Brooklyn Army Terminal. Our afternoon starts with a visit to the graves of those who built, worked, and served at the Army Terminal, as well as other important figures in the development of Brooklyn’s military and industrial waterfront … Continue reading War comes to Brooklyn Find out more »

NYTM Train Operators Workshop

April 1 @ 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

Foundations. New Sculpture by Kimberly Mayhorn and A.V. Ryan – Panel Discussion

April 1 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
FiveMyles,
558 St. John's Place, Brooklyn, NY 11238 United States
A.V. Ryan and Kimberly Mayhorn, the two artists featured in “Foundations” on view at FiveMyles will talk with two speakers (TBD) about their work and the status of women artists in the contemporary art world.   Find out more »
4:30 pm
20-30

MMDG Family Fun: Afro-Haitian

April 1 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Mark Morris Dance Center,
3 Lafayette Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11217 United States
Accompanied by live drumming, this immersive class lets you and your family explore traditional Haitian folklore and celebrate life, beauty, and the power of culture. Find out more »
6:00 pm

Immersive Art Experience

April 1 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Brooklyn Art Space,
168 7th Street, Brooklyn, NY 11215 United States
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More than 100 Brooklyn-based visual artists are contributing their work to the fifth annual Brooklyn Art Spring Event (BASE), a large-scale immersive art experience and auction that gives residents of the borough and New York City the opportunity to view singular installations; see and purchase works in a wide range of mediums and styles, below … Continue reading Immersive Art Experience Find out more »
7:30 pm
$20

Poetry 2017: Word. Sound. Power

April 1 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
BAM Fisher,
321 Ashland Place, Brooklyn, NY 11217 United States
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Host/Director, Baba Israel  Poetry 2017: Word. Sound. Power is a resonant and exciting performance that takes the audience through the pantheon of spoken word and hip-hop. Celebrating the inherent radical nature of this oral tradition, this year’s BAM performance continues to stretch the consciousness, and various creative aesthetics in and around hip-hop and spoken word. The dynamic Baba Israel … Continue reading Poetry 2017: Word. Sound. Power Find out more »
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Doug Varone and Dancers

April 1 @ 7:30 pm
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Every day until April 1, 2017
BAM Harvey Theater,
651 Fulton Street, Brooklyn, NY United States
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Doug Varone and Dancers return to BAM to celebrate 30 years of visionary work with three dances representing the past, present, and future of the company. The program comprises a revival of the Philip Glass-scored Possession (1994) and the New York premieres of ReComposed(2015) and Varone’s latest work, Folded (2016). Find out more »

A Nonesuch Celebration

April 1 @ 7:30 pm
BAM Gilman Opera House,
30 Lafayette Avenue, Brooklyn, NY United States
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The centerpiece of this extraordinary celebration is the world premiere of piano music written expressly for Hurwitz by Nonesuch artists he has worked with for many years including John Adams, Laurie Anderson, Timo Andres, Louis Andriessen, Donnacha Dennehy, Philip Glass,Adam Guettel, Brad Mehldau, Pat Metheny, Nico Muhly, Randy Newman, and Steve Reich.The evening also includes performances from … Continue reading A Nonesuch Celebration Find out more »
8:00 pm
$25

Step Afrika!

April 1 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts,
2100 Campus Road, Brooklyn, NY 11210 United States
With its origins in African American fraternities, stepping is known for its intricate, synchronized patterns of stomps, kicks, claps, and call-and-response.  Integrating stepping and traditional American dance, Step Afrika! delivers a high-energy, sharply choreographed, and incredibly entertaining performance. Find out more »
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Broadway Backstage Cabaret

April 1 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  Memorable Broadway Moments & Unforgettable Broadway Bloopers! Created & Directed by Daniel C. Levine (Mamma Mia, Jesus Christ Superstar, Chicago) Music Director: Bryan Perri (Wicked, Next To Normal, Chaplin)   From their starring roles in such Broadway blockbusters as “Chicago,” “Wicked,” “Les Miserables,” “Mamma Mia,” “Evita,” and “Jesus Christ Superstar,” six Broadway stars belt … Continue reading Broadway Backstage Cabaret Find out more »

Priscila De Carvalho: Before Now

April 1 @ 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 »
25-30

Patrick Cornelius Octet -

April 1 @ 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Saxophonist and composer (and Bay Ridge resident) Patrick Cornelius presents, While We’re Still Young, a suite for octet featuring songs inspired by the children’s poetry of A.A. Milne. More Info: http://www.artonthecorner.org/jazz.html Find out more »
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