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Forged Worlds

April 30
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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 »

2017 Brooklyn Folk Fest

April 30
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Every day until April 30, 2017
St. Ann & The Holy Trinity Church,
157 Montague Street, Brooklyn, NY 11201 United States
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Celebrating folk music from near and far, the ninth annual Brooklyn Folk Festival showcases over forty musical acts as well as workshops, film screenings, dances, contests, and, for the first time, a performance art installation. Jerron “Blind Boy” Paxton (Brooklynite and mainstay of the festival) returns along with NPR Tiny Desk Concert alums Anna & … Continue reading 2017 Brooklyn Folk Fest Find out more »

Do What I Want: The Experimental World of Arthur Russell

April 30
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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 »
Free

The Nest Project

April 30
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Every day until April 30, 2017
Wyckoff-Bond Garden,
Wyckoff and Bond Streets, Brooklyn, NY 11217 United States
The Downtown Brooklyn community is invited to take part in an extraordinary performance art/photography event over two weeks in April when the acclaimed photographer Debbie Baxter brings her Nest Project to Boerum Hill’s beautiful Wyckoff Bond Community Garden. For more information, or to schedule a free photo session, visit the artist’s website: www.DebbieBaxter.com Schedule of … Continue reading The Nest Project Find out more »
Ongoing
Free

27 Years in the Alps

April 22 @ 6:00 pm - June 2 @ 8:00 pm
Tabla Rasa Gallery,
224 48th Street, Brooklyn, NY United States
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A series of new paintings by Peter Gergely in a solo exhibition.  The landscapes of “27 Years in the Alps” are the result of 27 years of a love affair with the Alps of northern Italy. The works, rendered in acrylic and latex, not only portray the majesty of the Alps, but draw inspiration from the earth-to-table … Continue reading 27 Years in the Alps Find out more »
6:30 am

Birding in Peace

April 30 @ 6:30 am - 8:00 am
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Every week on Sunday until May 28, 2017
Green-Wood Cemetery,
Main Gate-25th Street at 5th Avenue, Brooklyn, NY United States
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Before our gates open to the general public, birding expert Rob Jett leads these peaceful Sunday morning walking tours to discover the many birds that call Green-Wood home. Copies of our new Bird Checklist will be available to all tour participants. Comfortable footwear is recommended.   Find out more »
9:00 am
free admission!

Spring Flea Market

April 30 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Bay Ridge Jewish Center,
405 81st Street, Brooklyn, NY 11209 United States
Come and find your Mother’s Day, Father’s Day, and seasonal gifts here. Over 50 vendors selling new and used items, collectibles, jewelry, crafts and more. Refreshments served. Questions: 718-836-3103/office@brjc.org. Find out more »
10:00 am

Next Stop: Second Avenue Subway

April 30 @ 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
$15

In a Pickle

April 30 @ 10:30 am - 5:00 pm
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Every week on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until April 30, 2017
BAM Fisher,
321 Ashland Place, Brooklyn, NY 11217 United States
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In a Pickle is inspired by Shakespeare’sThe Winter’s Tale, and includes an immersive adventure through music, dance, and theater, tailored for ages two through five, with additional “relaxed” presentations for audiences with special needs. It takes audiences on a voyage of discovery through the landscape of Shakespeare’s imagination and the music of his language. Find out more »
11:00 am

Infinite Blue

April 30 @ 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 30 @ 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 »

Family Bowl

April 30 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Every week on Saturday and Sunday until July 30, 2017
Brooklyn Bowl,
61 Wythe AVenue, Brooklyn, NY United States
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Bring the whole family and get your bowl on. Food by Blue Ribbon will also be available, as well as local brews & more! Sunday hours 11 a.m. – 6 p.m. Find out more »

Smorgasburg Prospect Park

April 30 @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Every week on Sunday until October 22, 2017
Prospect Park,
Brooklyn,, United States
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Over 100 local and regional food purveyors will gather on Breeze Hill to offer a range of cuisines. Find out more »

We Wanted a Revolution: Black Radical Women, 1965–85

April 30 @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Every week on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until September 17, 2017
Brooklyn Museum,
200 Eastern Parkway, Brooklyn, NY 11238 United States
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Focusing on the work of black women artists, We Wanted a Revolution: Black Radical Women, 1965–85 examines the political, social, cultural, and aesthetic priorities of women of color during the emergence of second-wave feminism. It is the first exhibition to highlight the voices and experiences of women of color—distinct from the primarily white, middle-class mainstream … Continue reading We Wanted a Revolution: Black Radical Women, 1965–85 Find out more »
12:00 pm

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

April 30 @ 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 »

Until Everyone Has it Made: Jackie Robinson’s Legacy

April 30 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Every week on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until July 30, 2017
Brooklyn Historical Society,
128 Pierrepont Street, Brooklyn, NY 11201 United States
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On April 15, 1947 Jackie Robinson broke the professional baseball color line when the Brooklyn Dodgers started him at first base. 70 years later, on April 5, 2017, Brooklyn Historical Society is proud to open a new exhibition celebrating this seminal moment in American history. Featuring a wonderful array of archival materials, photography, programs, and … Continue reading Until Everyone Has it Made: Jackie Robinson’s Legacy Find out more »
12:30 pm

Underground Thrift Store

April 30 @ 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 »
1:00 pm
Free

Triad | Yevgueniya Baras, Mike Cloud and Zachary Wollard.

April 30 @ 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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Every week on Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until May 28, 2017
FiveMyles,
558 St. John's Place, Brooklyn, NY 11238 United States
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Triad brings together the work of Yevgueniya Baras, Mike Cloud and Zachary Wollard., all 2015-16 residents of the Sharpe-Walentas Studio Program. In the painterly practices of each, notions of iconography, history, language and material coalesce in startlingly personal ways, offering a refreshing take on discourses surrounding contemporary painting, community and inner worlds.   Find out more »

Dry Heat 2017

April 30 @ 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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Every week on Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until May 7, 2017
STUDIO10,
56 Bogart Street , Brooklyn , NY 11206
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A video installation by Perry Bard and Richard Sullivan. Find out more »

American Reclamation

April 30 @ 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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Every week on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until May 14, 2017
Front Room Gallery,
147 Roebling Street, Brooklyn, NY United States
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A solo  exhibition of photographs by: Stephen Mallon Find out more »
Free

The Battle Days | Alex Sewell

April 30 @ 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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Every week on Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until May 29, 2017
FiveMyles,
558 St. John's Place, Brooklyn, NY 11238 United States
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  The exploration and representation of cultural identities, the attachment to childhood totems, and the use of semiotics are at the core of some of Sewell’s recent works, exhibited in the PlusSpace. Alex Sewell’s work is largely informed by his personal narrative, and partly reflects the culture and customs of his youth.   Find out more »
FREE

Bark Avenue Adopt – a – Thon

April 30 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Carroll Park,
President and Smith Street, Brooklyn, 11231 United States
The Bark Avenue Adopt-A-Thon is a fun free educational event to save the lives of our city’s shelter animals (and maybe a few human ones too!) with forever homes! This year’s theme will be Vintage Travel! Come  Find out more »
2:00 pm
$25

Golden Dragon Acrobats

April 30 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts,
2100 Campus Road, Brooklyn, NY 11210 United States
The Golden Dragons combine award-winning acrobatics, spectacular costumes, ancient and contemporary music, and theatrical techniques to present an unforgettable show of breathtaking skill and beauty. Find out more »
$50.00

If These Walls Could Talk

April 30 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Brooklyn Historical Society,
128 Pierrepont Street, Brooklyn, NY 11201 United States
Elizabeth Call returns to BHS for her immensely popular introduction to Brooklyn house research. In this intensive workshop, you’ll gain hands-on experience using archival images, records, and documents to uncover the secret history of your Brooklyn home. Find out more »
3:00 pm

Old Stone House: Witness to War

April 30 @ 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 »

Swing Along Broadway

April 30 @ 3:00 pm
Our Lady of Perpetual Help,
5902 6th Avenue, Brooklyn, NY United States
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Does listening to Broadway tunes make you happy?  Enjoy some of your favorite Broadway tunes at Regina Opera Company’s “Swing Along Broadway” Concert.   This two-hour program will feature show-stopping classic and contemporary Broadway and popular selections presented by: Denisha Ballew – soprano Carami Hilaire – soprano Elena Jannicelli-Sandella – soprano Taerra Pence –  soprano … Continue reading Swing Along Broadway Find out more »
3:30 pm

NYTM Train Operators Workshop

April 30 @ 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
$40

Wine 101 at BKW

April 30 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
BKW by Brooklyn Winery,
747 Franklin Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11238 United States
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An introduction to the world of wine! Discover how wine is made, what flavors it imparts, and what to consider when pairing with food. During this session you will also learn how to evaluate wine like a professional sommelier, so you can dazzle your friends on your next night out! When it comes to tasting, … Continue reading Wine 101 at BKW Find out more »

Bargemusic: MAsterwork Series

April 30 @ 4:00 pm
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Every week on Sunday until May 21, 2017
Bargemusic,
Fulton Ferry Landing, Brooklyn, NY 11201 United States
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Bargemusic is New York City’s floating concert hall, moored in Brooklyn just under the Brooklyn Bridge. Please see www.bargemusic.org for listing of performances and to confirm time of show Find out more »
5:00 pm
Free

Wildflower

April 30 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Casablanca Cocktail Lounge,
Casablanca Cocktail Lounge 300 Malcolm X Blvd b/t Mac Donough St & Decatur St Bedford Stuyvesant, Brooklyn, NY 11233 United States
Wildflower will feature a series of new paintings and prints by Ashleigh all of which includes her latest body art series subtitled Virgin Skin. Her pieces address the beauty and sisterhood among Black and Brown women(people)told with a retro futuristic tone.   Find out more »
7:00 pm
10/12

New Voices in Black Cinema

April 30 @ 7:00 pm
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Every day until April 30, 2017
BAM Rose Cinemas,
30 Lafayette Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11201 United States
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New Voices in Black Cinema Schedule Wed, April 26 7pm: Burning Sands9:30pm: 9 Rides Thu, April 27 7pm: Quest9:30pm: Steps Fri, April 28 4:30pm: The Unseen, The Suit7pm: Gangs of the French Caribbean9:30pm: White Colour Black Sat, April 29 2pm: Blaxploitalian, The Gospel4:30pm: Shorts Program 1 7:15pm: Quest9:30pm: 9 Rides Sun, April 30 2pm: In A Perfect World4:30pm: Shorts Program 27:30pm: Gangs of the French Caribbean Film Descriptions 9 RIDES (2016) Dir. … Continue reading New Voices in Black Cinema Find out more »
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