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Forged Worlds

May 3
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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 3
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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 »

Jiang Wen Rising

May 3
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Every day until May 11, 2017
BAM Rose Cinemas,
30 Lafayette Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11201 United States
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BAMcinématek presents Jiang Wen Rising, a series dedicated to the work of the wild man of contemporary Chinese cinema, Jiang Wen. Jiang Wen is that rarest of talents: both a magnetic screen presence and a risk-taking auteur, whose films confront the last 100 years of Chinese history with subversive humor and a surplus of style. … Continue reading Jiang Wen Rising 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 »
8:30 am
$1200

Smart Cities NYC ’17: Powered by People

May 3 @ 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
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Every day until May 6, 2017
Brooklyn Navy Yard,
63 Flushing Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11205 United States
SMART CITIES NYC ’17 is the first conference and expo in New York that curates the intersection of technology and urban life. Coming to you from the revitalized canvas of the Brooklyn Navy Yard, this unprecedented event will bring together mayors, CTOs, industry innovators, community leaders and entrepreneurs from around the world, featuring a program that … Continue reading Smart Cities NYC ’17: Powered by People Find out more »
10:00 am

Next Stop: Second Avenue Subway

May 3 @ 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

Infinite Blue

May 3 @ 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

May 3 @ 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

May 3 @ 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

May 3 @ 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 »
1:00 pm

American Reclamation

May 3 @ 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 »

Sounds Unseen

May 3 @ 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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Every week on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until May 28, 2017
St. Ann’s Warehouse,
29 Jay Street, Brooklyn, NY 11201 United States
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Between December 2015 and May 2016, Sarah Hickson photographed The Calais Sessions – a live music project among musicians living in the UK, the ‘Jungle’ camp in Calais, and La Grande Synthe in Dunkirk. For the refugees she met, The Calais Sessions provided a welcome opportunity to tell their stories, to play and share the … Continue reading Sounds Unseen Find out more »

Historic Trolley Tour

May 3 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Every week on Wednesday until June 28, 2017
Green-Wood Cemetery,
Main Gate-25th Street at 5th Avenue, Brooklyn, NY United States
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Experience the most magnificent and historic 478 acres in New York City. Join our expert tour guides to hear fascinating stories of Green-Wood’s permanent residents, see breathtaking views of Manhattan, tread where George Washington and his troops fought the Battle of Brooklyn, and much more. Each tour boasts great views, beautiful monuments throughout, rolling hills, … Continue reading Historic Trolley Tour Find out more »
6:30 pm
$5.00

Book Talk: City of Dreams: Dodger Stadium and the Birth of Modern Los Angeles

May 3 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Brooklyn Historical Society,
128 Pierrepont Street, Brooklyn, NY 11201 United States
2017 marks the 60th anniversary of the Dodgers’ move from Brooklyn to Los Angeles. In his new book, City of Dreams: Dodger Stadium and the Birth of Modern Los Angeles, author Jerald Podair challenges the narrative that owner Walter O’Malley happily abandoned Brooklyn and moved west. Learn about O’Malley’s clashes with Robert Moses and dream of … Continue reading Book Talk: City of Dreams: Dodger Stadium and the Birth of Modern Los Angeles Find out more »
7:00 pm
Free

Book Signing – Ira Berkow

May 3 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
BookMark Shoppe,
8415 3rd Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11209 United States
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Author Ira Berkow  signs copies of his new book: It Happens Every Spring. Find out more »
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