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Forged Worlds

May 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

May 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 »
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 »
9:00 am
Free

Moving For Life

May 1 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
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Every week
Coney Island Hospital,
2601 Ocean Parkway, 4th fl, Brooklyn, 11235 United States
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A free, gentle dance aerobics class specifically designed for breast cancer patients and survivors (yet open to all)!   Find out more »
6:30 pm

Community Dance Class

May 1 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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Every month on the first Monday until June 5, 2017
Bric House Ballroom,
647 Fulton Street, Brooklyn, NY 11217 United States
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All ages and skill levels are welcome to join us for a series of Community Dance Classes taught byRonald K. Brown and members of his company, Evidence, A Dance Company. Evidence, A Dance Company blends traditional African dance with contemporary choreography and spoken word providing a unique view of human struggles, tragedies, and triumphs. These … Continue reading Community Dance Class Find out more »
$5.00

Bike Month: A Conversation with Paul Steely White and Mark Gorton

May 1 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Brooklyn Historical Society,
128 Pierrepont Street, Brooklyn, NY 11201 United States
Celebrate Bike Month with Transportation Alternatives Executive Director Paul Steely White and social entrepreneur Mark Gorton, two of NYC’s most influential advocates for cyclists. Transportation Alternatives is New York City’s leading advocates for bicycling, walking, and traffic safety for all. Gorton is the founder and publisher of Streetsblog and Streetfilms, and he speaks nationally and … Continue reading Bike Month: A Conversation with Paul Steely White and Mark Gorton Find out more »
7:00 pm

Leslie Thorton

May 1 @ 7:00 pm
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Every week on Monday until May 8, 2017
BAM Rose Cinemas,
30 Lafayette Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11201 United States
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See below for times and schedule of films BAMcinématek announces a full-career retrospective of American filmmakerand artist Leslie Thornton (Apr 3—May 8). “One of the first artists to bridge the boundaries betweencinema and video” (Sense of Cinema), the career of Thornton straddles structural filmmaking and thefeminist avant-garde, with more recent video and installation work that incorporates new technologies.This retrospective … Continue reading Leslie Thorton Find out more »
7:30 pm
$10

The Moth Story Slam

May 1 @ 7:30 pm
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Every month on the first Monday until May 1, 2017
The Bell House,
149 7th Street, Brooklyn, 11215 United States
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 HOSTED BY PETER AGUERO The Moth StorySLAMs are story telling competitions where the stage is open to any and all with a story to tell on the evening’s theme. Find out more »
Tickets: $35, 55, 75

George Takei

May 1 @ 7:30 pm
BAM Gilman Opera House,
30 Lafayette Avenue, Brooklyn, NY United States
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With a career spanning five decades, George Takei is known around the world for his founding role in the acclaimed television series Star Trek, in which he played Hikaru Sulu, helmsman of the Starship Enterprise. But Takei’s story goes where few stories have gone before. From his family’s wrongful imprisonment in an internment camp for … Continue reading George Takei Find out more »
10:00 pm

New Found Monday

May 1 @ 10:00 pm - May 2 @ 4:00 am
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Every week on Monday until June 27, 2017
The Starliner,
1446 Myrtle Avenue, Brooklyn, NY United States
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A night of shameless nostalgia. Join emo enthusiast Kevin O’Brien as he spins songs that remind you of the time when your bangs were swoopy and getting a straight edge tattoo seemed like a good idea. As one of the few djs that actually encourages requests, the ever gregarious O’Brien loves swapping stories that inspired … Continue reading New Found Monday Find out more »
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