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Forged Worlds

May 8
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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 8
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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 8
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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 »
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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 »
10:00 am

Broadway Dance

May 8 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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Every week on Monday until August 14, 2017
Pier 2, Brooklyn Bridge Park,
150 Furman Street, Brooklyn, NY United States
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Set to swinging show tunes, this class is appropriate for anyone who wants a safe, effective and fun workout. Sneakers are a must. A few notes: – Registration begins at 9:30 am before each class. – Children under 18 must be accompanied by an adult. – All participants must sign a waiver each morning before … Continue reading Broadway Dance Find out more »
11:00 am

Alejandro Caiazza : Expressions Abstracted

May 8 @ 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 »

Olive & Pearl

May 8 @ 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 »
6:30 pm
$7

Buying Your First Home (Prospect Heights)

May 8 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Brooklyn Brainery,
190 Underhill Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11238 United States
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Dreams do come true. Buying a home in NYC seems overwhelming, but it doesn’t have to be an insurmountable task. Join Alison McQueen from The Corcoran Group for this first-time homebuyers’ workshop, and bring all your questions. Find out more »
$10.00

100 Clark Street: A Case Study in Navigating Building Codes, Gravity, and Landmark Preservation

May 8 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Brooklyn Historical Society,
128 Pierrepont Street, Brooklyn, NY 11201 United States
A behind-the-scenes discussion with Margaret Streicker Porres, owner of the long-abandoned mansion at 100 Clark Street, and architect Tom van den Bout, to hear how they are saving this landmarked, 150-year old building from certain demolishment. Notable preservation activist and Executive Director of Historic Districts Council Simeon Bankoff will lead the discussion and explore their … Continue reading 100 Clark Street: A Case Study in Navigating Building Codes, Gravity, and Landmark Preservation Find out more »
7:00 pm

Leslie Thorton

May 8 @ 7:00 pm
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 »
8:00 pm

Franklin Park Reading Series: Nonfiction Night

May 8 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Franklin Park,
618 St. John's Place, Brooklyn, NY 11238 United States
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Hear outstanding new work from Ben Greenman (Dig If You Will The Picture), Sarah Gerard (Sunshine State), Kristen Radtke (Imagine Wanting Only This), Garnette Cadogan (Freeman’s, The Fire This Time), and Mensah Demary (VICE, Literary Hub). Free admission, $5 drafts, plus a free-to-enter raffle for the authors’ books!   Find out more »
10:00 pm

New Found Monday

May 8 @ 10:00 pm - May 9 @ 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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