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Forged Worlds

May 9
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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 9
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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 9
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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 »

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 »
10:00 am

Next Stop: Second Avenue Subway

May 9 @ 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

Alejandro Caiazza : Expressions Abstracted

May 9 @ 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 »

Sights in the City

May 9 @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Every week on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday until June 17, 2017
United Photo Industries,
16 Main st. # B, Brooklyn , NY 11201 United States
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During the summer of 1980, under the direction of his photographer father, Jamel Shabazz armed himself with a Canon AE1 SLR camera and began to photograph the landscape of his native New York City. Photographing in the streets put Shabazz right in the heart of all of the action; he carried his camera everywhere he … Continue reading Sights in the City Find out more »

S.B. Walker : Walden

May 9 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Every week on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday until June 23, 2017
Janet Borden, Inc,
91 Water Street, Brooklyn, NY United States
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Walker’s photographs illustrate the way this once pristine landscape is now viewed and used.  Using a large format camera, Walker captures both the grandeur and the cotidian one hundred years after Thoreau Find out more »
1:00 pm

Sounds Unseen

May 9 @ 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 »
3:00 pm

Ed Center Open Hours

May 9 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Every week on Tuesday and Thursday until June 29, 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 »
4:00 pm

Basketball Clinics

May 9 @ 4:00 pm
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Every week on Tuesday and Thursday until August 31, 2017
Brooklyn Bridge Park, Pier 2,
150 Furman St., Brooklyn , NY 11201 United States
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Improve basic basketball skills with the Big and Little Skills Academy (BALSA) on Pier 2. Each clinic will include either yoga to enhance flexibility or flag football for agility training. ages 8-17 Find out more »
6:30 pm
FULL PRICE TICKETS: $65; SUBSCRIPTION PRICE $55.25 (MEMBERS: $52)

Eat, Drink & Be Literary

May 9 @ 6:30 pm
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 »
7:00 pm

Third Wave Fund’s 20th Anniverary Celebration

May 9 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
BRIC Arts Media,
647 Fulton Street, Brooklyn, NY 11217 United States
Revel in Third Wave’s enduring work to fund youth-led grassroots movements led by young women of color, queer, and trans youth of color. The event will honor Third Wave’s grantees who are championing the future of gender and reproductive justice and donor activists who have been instrumental throughout Third Wave’s history. Get your tickets today! Find out more »
$10.00

Talking Privilege with Hari Kondabolu and Jordan Carlos

May 9 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Brooklyn Historical Society,
128 Pierrepont Street, Brooklyn, NY 11201 United States
Race… gender… social class… tackling the topic of privilege is no easy task, but it’s often comedians who do it best. Hari Kondabolu (whose latest album is New Material Night, Volume 1) and Jordan Carlos (formerly of The Nightly Show) bring their observations to BHS is this unmoderated, one-on-one conversation. Find out more »

Brooklyn Arts Council – Citizen Folklife Workshop #2

May 9 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Brooklyn Public Library,
10 Grand Army Plaza, Brooklyn, NY 11238 United States
Citizen Folklife Workshop #2: You, Me, and a Microphone” 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 … Continue reading Brooklyn Arts Council – Citizen Folklife Workshop #2 Find out more »
Free

NYRR Open Run at Pier 6

May 9 @ 7:00 pm
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Every week on Tuesday until August 29, 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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