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Forged Worlds

May 24
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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 »
10:00 am

Next Stop: Second Avenue Subway

May 24 @ 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 »

School Lunchtime Concert Series

May 24 @ 10:00 am
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Every week on Wednesday until June 14, 2017
showcasing middle and high school students from throughout  our borough offering live music and performances in Columbus Park at the steps of Brooklyn Borough Hall. The first show will feature a rock band from PS 217 Colonel David Marcus School in Ditmas Park, as well as a dance ensemble and steel pan band from MS 354 School … Continue reading School Lunchtime Concert Series Find out more »

This Land Is…

May 24 @ 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 24 @ 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 24 @ 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 24 @ 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 24 @ 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 24 @ 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 »

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

May 24 @ 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 24 @ 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 24 @ 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 »

Keepsake

May 24 @ 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 »

The Jumpsuit Project

May 24 @ 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 24 @ 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 24 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Every week on Wednesday until June 28, 2017
Green-Wood Cemetery,
Main Gate-25th Street at 5th Avenue, Brooklyn, NY United States
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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 »

Afterglow

May 24 @ 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 »
5:00 pm

Dancewave’s Summer Dance Intensive & Advanced Summer Dance Intensive

May 24 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Dancewave,
182 4th Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11217 United States
Dancewave’s Summer Dance Intensive is a focused training experience featuring diverse technique classes with renowned artists. Program classes include Modern, West African Dance, Hip Hop, Bhangra, and Ballet Repertory. Auditions are required and will determine appropriate student placement in Dancewave’s summer intensive programs. Dancewave’s Advanced Summer Dance Intensive is a focused training experience featuring rigorous … Continue reading Dancewave’s Summer Dance Intensive & Advanced Summer Dance Intensive Find out more »
6:00 pm
Corporate: $300 / Non-Profite: $165

Fighting for Justice and Celebrating Courage

May 24 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
BAMCafe Live,
30 Lafayette Avenue, brooklyn, NY United States
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Honor those fighting for our values and the soul of our democracy. Honorees People’s Champion Award: NYS Attorney General, Eric T. Schneiderman Community Leadership Award: #GetOrganizedBK   Find out more »
6:30 pm
$10.00

Daniel Sharfstein in Conversation with Brent Staples

May 24 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Brooklyn Historical Society,
128 Pierrepont Street, Brooklyn, NY 11201 United States
As an abolitionist and Civil War hero, Gen. Oliver Otis Howard earned acclaim as a champion for racial equality. Despite this regard for civil rights, Howard waged a brutal military campaign against the Nez Perce tribe and their leader, Chief Joseph, an outspoken opponent of forced relocation. This history is recounted in Daniel Sharfstein’s new … Continue reading Daniel Sharfstein in Conversation with Brent Staples Find out more »
7:00 pm

Peak Performances

May 24 @ 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 »

Brooklyn Eagle Discovery Events Presents: Challenge the Pro Dart Toss Competition

May 24 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
The Brazen Head,
228 Atlantic Avenue, Brooklyn, NY United States
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Beer & Bites included and three $100 prizes will be awarded. Find out more »
7:30 pm

Dare to Dream Big – Giving Young Dancers a Voice

May 24 @ 7:30 pm
BAM Fisher,
321 Ashland Place, Brooklyn, NY 11217 United States
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Earl Mosley’s Diversity of Dance premieres a series of new works at BAM, plus a tribute to Public Advocate Letitia James choreographed by Mosley himself. This New York-based nonprofit is composed of choreographers, dance educators, and students who strive for excellence in dance, creating a nurturing community where artists from diverse ethnic, cultural, and socioeconomic … Continue reading Dare to Dream Big – Giving Young Dancers a Voice Find out more »
8:00 pm
15-25

The Wanderlusting of Joseph C.

May 24 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Roulette,
509 Atlantic Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11217 United States
Inspired by the obsessions, visions, and dreams of the American visual artist Joseph Cornell,  a new song cycle composed by Joan La Barbara with lyrics by Monique Truong. A word coined by Cornell and appearing often in his journals, “wanderlusting” captures the two longings, the two impossibilities of this man’s outwardly quiet, staid life — … Continue reading The Wanderlusting of Joseph C. Find out more »

The Sunset Screenings

May 24 @ 8:00 pm
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Every 5 weeks on Wednesday until October 4, 2017
Good Roof at Dobbin Street,
64 Dobbin Street, Brooklyn, NY United States
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Complementing the skyline, the series will be “city” themed, representing the world’s most iconic cities from New York to Tokyo with a carefully curated list of films. Please see the schedule below for more information: Wednesday, May 24th, 8:15 PM: The Killing of a Chinese Bookie, 1976, John Cassavetes Wednesday, June 14th, 8:29 PM: Le Samouraï, 1967, … Continue reading The Sunset Screenings Find out more »
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