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Forged Worlds

May 20
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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 »
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 »
$15

Rooftop Films Opening Night: This is What We Mean by Short Films

May 19 @ 7:00 pm - May 20 @ 1:00 am
The Old American Can Factory,
232 Third St. at 3rd Avenue, Brooklyn , NY 11215 United States
Hi Strangers, it’s been awhile… Opening Night 2017! 5/19 @ The Old American Can Factory $15 Online or at the Door 8:00 PM: Doors Open 8:30 PM: Live Music by Innov Gnawa 9:00 PM: Films Begin 10:30 PM: After-Party More Info: http://www.rooftopfilms.com/event/this-is-what-we-mean-by-short-films/ Find out more »
8:30 am
$325

Voices.com Presents: LevelUp New York – Get Beyond The Booth

May 20 @ 8:30 am - 6:30 pm
Brooklyn Bridge Marriot Hotel,
333 Adams Street, Brooklyn, NY United States
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An exciting day of learning & connecting. LevelUp will bring voice talent, coaches, & clients together like never before for a fast-paced day of workshops & networking. Covering business, technical, & artistic skill tracks for both beginner & professional voice actors, LevelUp is your opportunity to get out of the booth to explore new opportunities … Continue reading Voices.com Presents: LevelUp New York – Get Beyond The Booth Find out more »
9:00 am
Free

St. Paul’s First Annual Flea Market

May 20 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
St. Paul’s Carroll Street,
Corner of Clinton & Carroll Streets, Brooklyn, NY United States
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Bargains galore in the Parish Hall, along the sidewalk on Carroll Street and even in Carroll Park. Sunday May 21st from 1 pm to 4 pm.   Find out more »
10:00 am

Next Stop: Second Avenue Subway

May 20 @ 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 »

Families First Annual Spring Carnival

May 20 @ 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Unnamed Venue,
on Baltic Street, between Court and Clinton Streets, Brooklyn, NY United States
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The day is a celebration of family and community for families of small children from toddlers to kindergarten-aged children.   The Carnival features the kids’ favorites: pony rides, bouncy houses, face painting, tattoos, carnival games, arts & crafts, a bake sale, a used book and toy sale and balloons Find out more »

This Land Is…

May 20 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Every week on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until June 18, 2017
BRIC Arts,
647 Fulton Street, Brooklyn, NY 11217 United States
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The show features work by 800 Brooklyn students, and offers youthful artistic commentary on modern socio-economic and political issues, from immigration and health care to gun violence. Gallery hours are Tuesday–Saturday, 10am-6pm; Sunday, 12-6pm, and closed Mondays. Find out more »
11:00 am

Infinite Blue

May 20 @ 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 20 @ 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 »

Block Parties

May 20 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
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Every 4 weeks on Saturday until October 28, 2017
Albee Square,
Fulton Street & Bond Street, Brooklyn, NY United States
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back with  monthly BK Block Parties starting on April 22nd! Kick off the day with a family friendly concert, giveaways, balloon animals and face painting for the kids. Then get some shopping done at Fulton Street Mall with our exclusive deals of the day. April 22 – Tim Kubart – Grammy Award-winning entertainer for all ages … Continue reading Block Parties Find out more »

Alejandro Caiazza : Expressions Abstracted

May 20 @ 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 20 @ 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 20 @ 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 »

Kids’ Drawing and Poetry Workshop

May 20 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
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Every week on Saturday until June 24, 2017
99 Plymouth, Brooklyn Bridge Park,
99 Plymouth Street, Brooklyn, NY 11201 United States
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Kids can join artist Jesse Chun at 99 Plymouth for a workshop on drawing, poetry, and combining the two! Free with RSVP Find out more »

Saturday Family Bowl

May 20 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Every week on Saturday until May 27, 2017
Brooklyn Bowl,
61 Wythe AVenue, Brooklyn, NY United States
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Bring the whole family and get your bowl on. Food by Blue Ribbon will also be available, as well as local brews & more! Find out more »

Family Bowl

May 20 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Every week on Saturday and Sunday until July 30, 2017
Brooklyn Bowl,
61 Wythe AVenue, Brooklyn, NY United States
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Bring the whole family and get your bowl on. Food by Blue Ribbon will also be available, as well as local brews & more! Sunday hours 11 a.m. – 6 p.m. Find out more »

We Wanted a Revolution: Black Radical Women, 1965–85

May 20 @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Every week on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until September 17, 2017
Brooklyn Museum,
200 Eastern Parkway, Brooklyn, NY 11238 United States
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Focusing on the work of black women artists, We Wanted a Revolution: Black Radical Women, 1965–85 examines the political, social, cultural, and aesthetic priorities of women of color during the emergence of second-wave feminism. It is the first exhibition to highlight the voices and experiences of women of color—distinct from the primarily white, middle-class mainstream … Continue reading We Wanted a Revolution: Black Radical Women, 1965–85 Find out more »
12:00 pm

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

May 20 @ 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 »
Free

Industry City Open Studios

May 20 @ 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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Every day until May 21, 2017
Industry City,
274 36th Street, Brooklyn, NY 11232 United States
The event will give visitors to Industry City a look into the spaces of various makers and artists throughout the complex – including painters, sculptors photographers, textile designers, woodworkers, and more! Find out more »

Until Everyone Has it Made: Jackie Robinson’s Legacy

May 20 @ 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 »
Free

Kajahl : Obscure Origins

May 20 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Every week on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday until June 18, 2017
TILLOU FINE ART,
59 Cambridge Place, Brooklyn, NY 11238 United States
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This exhibition presents a focused survey of KAJAHL’s portraits, which combine iconography from African, Asian, European, and Pre-Columbian traditions. The fusion of these symbols results in the creation of enigmatic artworks that foreground the forgotten past and reanimate minor artifacts of history into transformative assemblages.   Find out more »

Keepsake

May 20 @ 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Every week on Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until July 10, 2017
Eight of Swords Tattoo & Art Gallery,
115 Grand Street, Brooklyn, NY 11249 United States
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an exhibition of original works by resident artist Zoe Bean. Comprised of over 70 pen and ink drawings on paper, “Keepsake” is Zoe’s first solo show in over 4 years. Find out more »

Spring Art Event and Open Studios

May 20 @ 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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Every day until May 21, 2017
Beyond at Liberty View,
850 3rd Avenue, Brooklyn, NY United States
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Beyond at Liberty View is partnering with Trestle for a Spring Art Event and Open Studios.  This will include Art Exhibits from eight featured Trestle Artists, a Free Drop In & Create Art Zones for all ages, music & activities for the whole family. -Art Walk 12pm – 6pm -Drop In & Create Art Zone … Continue reading Spring Art Event and Open Studios Find out more »

Shifting Perspectives: Photographs of Brooklyn’s Waterfront

May 20 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Every week on Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until September 10, 2017
Brooklyn Historical Society DUMBO,
55 Water Street, Brooklyn, NY United States
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This exhibition features the work of two dozen photographers whose images crisscross the Brooklyn shoreline, from Newtown Creek to Jamaica Bay. By picturing decades of Brooklyn’s coastal scenery, including its changing industrial and postindustrial environment, the exhibition presents dramatic panoramic vistas; spectacular aerial views; glimpses of popular recreational attractions, particularly in nearby Brooklyn Bridge Park … Continue reading Shifting Perspectives: Photographs of Brooklyn’s Waterfront Find out more »
1:00 pm
Free

Triad | Yevgueniya Baras, Mike Cloud and Zachary Wollard.

May 20 @ 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 »
Free

The Battle Days | Alex Sewell

May 20 @ 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 20 @ 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 »

Rites of Spring

May 20 @ 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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Every week on Saturday and Sunday until June 18, 2017
BWAC Brooklyn Waterfront Artists Coalition,
499 Van Brunt Street, Door #7, Red Hook, Brooklyn, NY 11231 United States
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Anna Magnus Hagen, Chair. Find out more »

Doubled

May 20 @ 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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Every week on Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until June 11, 2017
STUDIO10,
56 Bogart Street , Brooklyn , NY 11206
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A sculpture exhibition of work by Jennie Nichols and Daniel Wiener. Both artists use mold making as their medium. Nichols’ works are more or less precise and true to the cast object, while Wiener uses molds as tools to create disparate forms in an improvised intuitive process. Find out more »

The Kingston Avenue Festival

May 20 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Unnamed Venue,
Kingston Avenue from St. Marks Ave to Dean St. , Brooklyn, NY United States
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There will be performances, arts and crafts, games, food, and more.  The festival will also have resource booths operated by local institutions and nonprofits, including the Mediation Center’s various projects. It’s going to be a fun and exciting day on Kingston Ave, and we look forward to bringing out as many people in the community … Continue reading The Kingston Avenue Festival Find out more »

Afterglow

May 20 @ 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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Every week on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until June 11, 2017
Front Room Gallery,
147 Roebling Street, Brooklyn, NY United States
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A solo exhibition of paintings by: Emily Roz May 19th – June 11th   Find out more »
1:30 pm

Story Time with Chris Raschka

May 20 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Greenlight Bookstore,
686 Fulton Street, Brooklyn, NY 11217 United States
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Children can join Chris Raschka for an interactive reading and drawing session, as he reads from his new book, The Doorman’s Repose.   Find out more »
2:00 pm
Free

Francesco Simeti: Swell

May 20 @ 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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Every week on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday until May 27, 2017
Open Source Gallery,
306 17th St., Brooklyn, NY 11215 United States
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Francesco Simeti presents Swell, a theatrical installation at Open Source Gallery that explores human impact on the environment. In Swell, Simeti transforms appropriated images from Brooklyn waterways, such as the Gowanus Canal, into a motorized, sculptural installation in which the public can contemplate the consequences of human activity on our surroundings. Combining the installation with workshops, … Continue reading Francesco Simeti: Swell Find out more »
3:00 pm

Old Stone House: Witness to War

May 20 @ 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 »
Free

Dance with MMDG

May 20 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Mark Morris Dance Center,
3 Lafayette Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11217 United States
Fun for the whole family, the class is taught by MMDG dancers and accompanied by live music. You’ll learn choreography in conjunction with the Dance Group’s performances. No experience is necessary. All ages and abilities, please  attend. Find out more »

“L’Elisir d’Amore” (The Elixir of Love)

May 20 @ 3:00 pm
Our Lady of Perpetual Help,
5902 6th Avenue, Brooklyn, NY United States
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A shy bumpkin in love with a rich girl hopes that a magic elixir will make her fall in love with him.  The fully-staged performances are Performed in Italian with English supertitles and full orchestra.  The Conductor is Gregory Ortega, and Stage Director is Linda Lehr.The Cast:         Adina:         Sarah Moulton Faux … Continue reading “L’Elisir d’Amore” (The Elixir of Love) Find out more »
3:30 pm

NYTM Train Operators Workshop

May 20 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
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Every week on Saturday and Sunday until January 28, 2018
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 »
6:00 pm

Oasis Singles Annual Spring Event

May 20 @ 6:00 pm
Lefferts Park Church,
7524 14th Avenue, Brooklyn, NY United States
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Calling all singles!!! Join single adults of all ages and from all walks of life from throughout the tri-state area for a fun evening featuring a hot Italian buffet dinner and dessert, live music and discussion. Find out more »
7:00 pm

Peak Performances

May 20 @ 7:00 pm
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Every day until May 24, 2017
BAM Rose Cinemas,
30 Lafayette Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11201 United States
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Dr. Jacoby in West Side Story? Laura Palmer’s dad as a mutant plant monster? In celebration of the return of David Lynch’s avant-visionary soap opera, Twin Peaks, BAMcinématek revisits some of our favorite cast members’ finest roles, ranging from the iconic to the totally unexpected. The series includes:Twin Peaks: Fire Walk with Me (Lynch, 1992), Eraserhead (Lynch, 1977), Carrie (De Palma, 1976),Backbeat (Softley, 1994), Two Moon Junction (King, … Continue reading Peak Performances Find out more »
7:30 pm
10/12

Boast Rattle

May 20 @ 7:30 pm
Union Hall,
702 Union Street, Brooklyn, NY United States
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Host Kyle Ayers invites comedians to flip roasts on their head, and see who the greatest boaster in the land is. A roast-style compliment contest. Comedians will take turns boasting one another, with the winners of the head-to-head boasts moving on to a final clash of consideration. Our May show pits Matt Koff against Emmy Blotnik ,  Josh Gondelman against Maeve Higgins, and  Guilia Rozzi against Will … Continue reading Boast Rattle Find out more »
8:00 pm
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The StepCrew

May 20 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
    The StepCrew is an extravaganza of Celtic music, song, and three styles of percussive dance:  traditional Irish Step, Tap, and Ottawa Valley – a form known for fast, high-stepping, exuberant jigs and reels. This dynamic tour de force takes you on a breathtaking journey of dance from the haunting beauty of Ireland to … Continue reading The StepCrew Find out more »

Bargemusic Masterwork Series

May 20 @ 8:00 pm
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Every week on Saturday until May 20, 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 »
9:00 pm
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Movie Night: Baby Mama

May 20 @ 9:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Bay Ridge Jewish Center,
405 81st Street, Brooklyn, NY 11209 United States
with Tina Fey, Amy Poehler and Steve Martin! A movie that produces belly laughs. Cost: $10 includes 1 bag of popcorn. Refreshments available. Find out more »
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