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Forged Worlds

May 23
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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 »

New Found Monday

May 22 @ 10:00 pm - May 23 @ 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 23 @ 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

The Crisis is Over, Now What? Helping Your Child Thrive After Medical Treatment

May 23 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Central Library,
10 Grand Army Plaza, Brooklyn, NY 11238 United States
Many children experience after-effects of even relatively minor medical intervention. Nightmares, anxiety and stress can persist long after the event is over. Learn how to recognize signs of trauma in your child, and where to get help.For more information, call 718.253.4948. Find out more »

This Land Is…

May 23 @ 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

Alejandro Caiazza : Expressions Abstracted

May 23 @ 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 23 @ 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 23 @ 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 »
12:00 pm

The Jumpsuit Project

May 23 @ 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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Every day until May 25, 2017
Brooklyn Public Library,
1580 Rockaway Parkway, brooklyn, NY 11236 United States
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Sherrill Roland, a UNC Greensboro art student, was wrongfully jailed for more than 10 months before being released and subsequently developed a socially engaged project on his experience that also inspires discussions on the incarceration crisis in America. He will present The Jumpsuit Project over the course of three days at Brooklyn Public Library (BPL) … Continue reading The Jumpsuit Project Find out more »
1:00 pm

Sounds Unseen

May 23 @ 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 23 @ 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 »
6:00 pm
$10

Nyc X Design: Redesigning Citizenship

May 23 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Brooklyn Fashion + Design Accelerator,
630 Flushing Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11206 United States
As part of NYCxDESIGN, the BF+DA is inviting five panelists to each share their “citizen journey ” from the perspectives of art, design, activism and fashion. After listening to these unique stories, the panelists and audience will participate in a workshop to co-create a design strategy for the 21st-century citizen. ared! Panelists Yeohlee Teng Hoda … Continue reading Nyc X Design: Redesigning Citizenship Find out more »

Aaron Pexa: The Spoils of Annwn Curated by Samantha De Tillio

May 23 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Urban Glass,
647 Fulton Street, Brooklyn, NY 11217 United States
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Since 2013 Aaron Pexa has been making video works that are informed by his previous career in architecture and urban planning. His work manifests curiosity and a sense of bewilderment through video, optics, and appropriated antique objects. Pexa’s surrealist, glass sets combined with spoken word and original scores reframe everyday objects into fantastical narratives and … Continue reading Aaron Pexa: The Spoils of Annwn Curated by Samantha De Tillio Find out more »
7:00 pm

Peak Performances

May 23 @ 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 »
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