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Forged Worlds

May 7
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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 7
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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 7
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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 »
6:30 am

Birding in Peace

May 7 @ 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 »
10:00 am

Next Stop: Second Avenue Subway

May 7 @ 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 »
Free

Bklyn Designs

May 7 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Every day until May 7, 2017
BROOKLYN EXPO CENTER,
72 Noble Street, Brooklyn, 11222
 Brooklyn’s premier design event showcasing a cross section of design, architecture and art.   Find out more »
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Wanted: Garden Mavens

May 7 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Bay Ridge Jewish Center,
405 81st Street, Brooklyn, NY 11209 United States
Come help BRJC add Spring time beauty to their gardens with new plantings, arts and crafts projects. Refreshments available. Questions: 718-8367-3103.office@brjc.org Find out more »
11:00 am

Infinite Blue

May 7 @ 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 7 @ 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 »

Alejandro Caiazza : Expressions Abstracted

May 7 @ 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Every day until May 26, 2017
Creativebloch Gallery,
145 Front Street, Brooklyn, NY 11201 United States
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Alejandro Caizza creates extraordinary pieces of art that reflect emotions, moods and anxieties. His paintings’ exquisite strokes and colors capture expressions of happiness and angst. Caiazza developed a universal language by mixing various traces, signs, figures, and colors, communicating feelings and sensations known to all. Find out more »
FREE

Joanie Leeds & The Nightlights

May 7 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
The Atrium at City Point,
445 Albee Square West, Brooklyn, NY 11201, Brooklyn, NY 11201 United States
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 Joanie Leeds & The Nightlights will celebrate the release of their new album, Brooklyn Baby!, with a free family show right in the heart of Joanie’s home borough of Brooklyn.   AFTER THE SHOW! Fans are invited to join Joanie Leeds & The Nightlightsfor a meet-and-greet with autographs, lemonade, and butter cookies at the Flying Tiger store, just steps … Continue reading Joanie Leeds & The Nightlights Find out more »

Olive & Pearl

May 7 @ 11:00 am
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Every day until May 8, 2017
BAM Fisher,
321 Ashland Place, Brooklyn, NY 11217 United States
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For ages 2-5 and their families, tells the story of a young girl, Olive, who is raised by her Granny, Pearl. Centered on thematic elements of home, and what a home means, young audiences are invited into a cozy and gentle world, rich with sensory experiences. Find out more »
12:00 pm

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

May 7 @ 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 7 @ 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

May 7 @ 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.

May 7 @ 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

May 7 @ 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

May 7 @ 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

May 7 @ 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 »

Sounds Unseen

May 7 @ 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 7 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Every week on Sunday until July 2, 2017
Green-Wood Cemetery,
Main Gate-25th Street at 5th Avenue, Brooklyn, NY United States
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 »
2:00 pm

Amelia & Her Paper Tigers

May 7 @ 2:00 pm
Red Hook’s Showboat Barge,
290 Conover Street/Pier 44, Brooklyn, NY 11231 United States
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a family show that celebrates a strong, inspirational woman: Amelia Earhart. The play is highly physical, laugh-out-loud funny, and incorporates an array of skills including stilt walking and puppetry. Find out more »
3:00 pm

Old Stone House: Witness to War

May 7 @ 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

NYTM Train Operators Workshop

May 7 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
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

Bargemusic: MAsterwork Series

May 7 @ 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
$35

Tamia Santana and Brooklyn Arts Company present: Spring Youth Performance with Special Guests

May 7 @ 5:00 pm
Kumble Theater for the Performing Arts-LIU Brooklyn,
One University Plaza, Brooklyn, NY 11201 United States
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The Founder of the Brooklyn Dance Festival, Tamia Santana, presents a group of dance directors who create more professional and industry reflective performance experiences for young dancers while moving away from competitive or recital based programming. This creates a fun environment where students can continue to grown, flourish, and celebrate dance.   Find out more »
7:00 pm
$25

SEA (Singular Extreme Actions)

May 7 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Saturdays @ 5 p.m. & Sundays @ 3 p.m.
STREB Lab for Action Mechanics,
51 N. 1st Street, Brooklyn, NY 11249 United States
STREB EXTREME ACTION’s SEA is back — a wild kaleidoscope of Action Heroes, Events, Machines, and Music. Come for an hour that proves ACTION knows no time! Thursdays and Fridays at 7:30pm Saturdays at 5:00pm Sundays at 3:00pm #actioneveryday #SEASTREB Find out more »

Stone Bank Shark Tank

May 7 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Muchmore’s,
2 Havemeyer Street, Brooklyn, NY 11211 United States
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At Stone Bank Shark Tank, you’ll have the chance to pitch your big idea to a panel of Stone Bank Sharks— captains of industry with…ahem, elevated attitudes toward unconventional ideas. You might walk away with your pockets stuffed with start-up capital! * Interested? Bring a 1-2 minute pitch for your idea. Literally no preparation required.  Find out more »
8:00 pm

Moonlight Tour

May 7 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Green-Wood Cemetery,
Main Gate-25th Street at 5th Avenue, Brooklyn, NY United States
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Arm yourself with a flashlight and join other fearless trekkers to explore Green-Wood’s intriguing tombstones and unforgettable catacombs. Historian Jeff Richman leads this walking tour that is also accompanied by the ethereal and atmospheric sounds of live accordion music. Keep an eye out for the spirits of illustrious cemetery residents like Boss Tweed, Louis Comfort … Continue reading Moonlight Tour Find out more »
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