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Forged Worlds

May 31
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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 »

Varda in California

May 31
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Every day until June 13, 2017
BAM Rose Cinemas,
30 Lafayette Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11201 United States
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From Wednesday, May 31 to Tuesday, June 13, BAMcinématek presentsVarda in California, a six-film series commemorating Agnes Varda’s brief relocations in the late-1960s,and 80s to California. Long noted as a distinctive female voice in the French New Wave, as well asrenowned photographer and artist, Varda has often derived inspiration from her surroundings. Soaking inthe people, landscapes, and … Continue reading Varda in California 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

Next Stop: Second Avenue Subway

May 31 @ 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

Shavuot Services

May 31 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Bay Ridge Jewish Center,
405 81st Street, Brooklyn, NY 11209 United States
Shavuot, the feast of weeks, is celebrated seven weeks after the second Passover Seder. Come to BRJC, and be inspired by the story of Ruth, the Moabite woman! Find out more »

Memory in Multiples

May 31 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Every week on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday until June 25, 2017
BRIC Arts,
647 Fulton Street, Brooklyn, NY 11217 United States
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A new exhibition by Chilean print maker María Verónica San Martín. San Martín uses the process of printmaking to demonstrate the violence of military dictatorship in Chile, in which the United States participated. Her memorial sculptures, artist books and matrices pay homage to the hidden stories San Martín found within declassified documents. Find out more »

School Lunchtime Concert Series

May 31 @ 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 31 @ 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 31 @ 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 31 @ 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 »

Sights in the City

May 31 @ 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 31 @ 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 31 @ 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 31 @ 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 31 @ 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 31 @ 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 »
1:00 pm

Historic Trolley Tour

May 31 @ 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 31 @ 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 »
6:00 pm
$45

Entrepreneurship Course: Business Plan Writing

May 31 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Co-Lab Factory,
14 Dekalb Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11201 United States
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This Brooklyn Entrepreneurship class helps students learn how to write a successful business plan. Light Dinner Provided   Find out more »
6:30 pm
FULL PRICE TICKETS: $65; SUBSCRIPTION PRICE $55.25 (MEMBERS: $52)

Eat, Drink & Be Literary

May 31 @ 6:30 pm
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Every week on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday until May 31, 2017
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 »
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