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Forged Worlds

May 2
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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 2
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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 »

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 »
10:00 am

Next Stop: Second Avenue Subway

May 2 @ 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 »
3:00 pm

Ed Center Open Hours

May 2 @ 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 »
6:30 pm
FULL PRICE TICKETS: $65; SUBSCRIPTION PRICE $55.25 (MEMBERS: $52)

Eat, Drink & Be Literary

May 2 @ 6:30 pm
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Every week on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday until May 31, 2017
BAMCafe Live,
30 Lafayette Avenue, brooklyn, NY United States
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Tuesday, Feb 21 Walter Mosley, Author Lorin Stein, Moderator Walter Mosley is the author of more than 50 critically acclaimed books.  His iconic Easy Rawlins detective series celebrated its 25th anniversary this year with the publication of Charcoal Joe. Thursday, Mar 23 Maggie Nelson, Author Lorin Stein, Moderator Genre-defying writer and 2016 MacArthur fellow Maggie Nelson works at the nexus of memoir,theory, … Continue reading Eat, Drink & Be Literary Find out more »
$10.00

Bringing Truth Back: Reporting Facts in a Post-Truth Era

May 2 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Brooklyn Historical Society,
128 Pierrepont Street, Brooklyn, NY 11201 United States
What does it mean to report the news in the age of “alternative facts”? In reflection on the first 100 days of a presidential administration with a strained relationship with the press, what is the future of modern journalism in a contentious media landscape? Explore these questions and others with a panel including Brian Stelter, … Continue reading Bringing Truth Back: Reporting Facts in a Post-Truth Era Find out more »
7:00 pm

Brooklyn Arts Council – Citizen Folk life Workshop

May 2 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Brooklyn Public Library,
10 Grand Army Plaza, Brooklyn, NY 11238 United States
This series of five workshops will provide an introduction to documenting your community.  Using digital media, this class will change the way you listen and tell stories. We’ll cover audio recording techniques, interviewing skills, photography, and video.  This class will both cover the technical, personal, and ethical aspects of community documentation. Find out more »
Free

NYRR Open Run at Pier 6

May 2 @ 7:00 pm
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Every week on Tuesday until December 26, 2017
Brooklyn Bridge Park- Pier 6,
Atlantic Avenue and Furman Street, Brooklyn, NY 11201 United States
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Whether you’re a first time runner, a seasoned marathoner, or you prefer to walk, you’re welcome along. No need to register in advance; sign-in takes place on site. NYRR Open Runs are open to all ages. Strollers and dogs on leashes welcome. Find out more »
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