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Forged Worlds

June 2
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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

June 2
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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 »
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

June 2 @ 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

Fab Friday’s Kids’ Concert: Anza’s Spanish Sing-Along

June 2 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Putnam Triangle Plaza,
Fulton St. and Grand Av., Brooklyn, NY 11238 United States
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Anza’s love of music and children is ever so present during this group sing-along!  Anza’s Spanish Sing-Along features songs, guitar, flute, animal puppets and bubbles to make learning basic Spanish words fun, social and engaging. Perfect for children ages 12 months – 5 years to sing along, dance, play, and enjoy being outdoors, it’s sure … Continue reading Fab Friday’s Kids’ Concert: Anza’s Spanish Sing-Along Find out more »

Memory in Multiples

June 2 @ 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 »

This Land Is…

June 2 @ 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

June 2 @ 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

June 2 @ 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

June 2 @ 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

June 2 @ 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 »

Breathing Space

June 2 @ 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Every week on Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until June 25, 2017
440 Gallery,
440 Sixth Avenue, Brooklyn, NY United States
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A solo exhibition by Shanee Epstein. Epstein celebrates the return to a creative place through her collage work in this show. The art is layered in patchwork narratives stitched together with free form edges that are unconfined by a rectangular grid. Photographic elements are far more prevalent in these new works and the imagery of … Continue reading Breathing Space Find out more »

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

June 2 @ 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

June 2 @ 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

June 2 @ 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

June 2 @ 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

June 2 @ 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 »

Shifting Perspectives: Photographs of Brooklyn’s Waterfront

June 2 @ 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

Doubled

June 2 @ 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 »

Afterglow

June 2 @ 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 »

The View from Here

June 2 @ 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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Every week on Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until June 16, 2017
FiveMyles,
558 St. John's Place, Brooklyn, NY 11238 United States
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A series of paintings referencing the historical and physical attributes of places visited by the artist, as well as the generations that have passed through them and the artist’s presence as a contemporary visitor.   Find out more »
3:00 pm

Old Stone House: Witness to War

June 2 @ 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 »

Multilocational

June 2 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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Every week on Friday until June 25, 2017
Old Stone House,
336 3rd St, Brooklyn, NY 11215 United States
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Multilocational Artworks by Natalia Nakazawa & Cecile Chong Multilocational is defined as “of, pertaining to, or being present in more than one location.” It subtly plays on the words multicultural or multinational, or of mixed ancestry or residence.  Find out more »
5:00 pm
$4

Multi-Cultural Show

June 2 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Multi-Cultural Show,
88 Woodbine Street, Brooklyn, NY 11221 United States
    (Theme: Out of Many Comes One!)   The annual festival celebrates Brooklyn diversity and explores other cultures through dance and music. The show will feature many performances, such as dances from Cuba, Africa, Colombia (Cumbia), Asia, American Soul, Mexico, Caribbean and Hawaiian.     Find out more »
7:30 pm

Lola Star’s Dreamland Roller Disco

June 2 @ 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
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Every week on Friday until October 13, 2017
Dreamland Roller Disco at Lakeside,
171 East Drive, Brooklyn , NY United States
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The Lefrak Center at Lakeside and Lola Star will host themed DJ Disco Dancing. Each Friday night showcases a new theme from 70s Glitter to 80s Glam, dazzling performers, kitschy contests, giveaways and more $30 in advance must register Find out more »
8:00 pm

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

June 2 @ 8:00 pm
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Every week on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until July 31, 2017
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 »
$25

BalaSole Dance with guest Miki Orihara

June 2 @ 8:00 pm - June 3 @ 8:00 pm
BAM Fisher Theater,
321 Ashland Place, Brooklyn, NY 11217 United States
Roberto Villanueva presents his BalaSole Dance joined by special guest Miki Orihara, former principal dancer with the Martha Graham Dance Company.  Ms. Orihara joins 8 soloists chosen to show their works by BalaSole, an organization that celebrates diversity and individuality by presenting dancers of various ages, sizes, shapes, and artistic voices.  BalaSole will appear in … Continue reading BalaSole Dance with guest Miki Orihara Find out more »
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Bell Biv Devoe

June 2 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Kings Theatre Brooklyn,
1027 Flatbush Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11226 United States
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Bell Bill Devoe bring their Three Stripes Tour with special guests SWV and En Vogue to Brooklyn, for one night only.   Find out more »
$15

Rooftop Films: Rat Film

June 2 @ 8:00 pm - June 3 @ 1:00 am
The Old American Can Factory,
232 Third St. at 3rd Avenue, Brooklyn , NY 11215 United States
Rats, maps and extermination in an American City. 8:00 PM: Doors Open 8:30 PM: Live Music by Kotic Couture 9:00 PM: Film Begins 10:30 PM: Q&A with Filmmaker Theo Anthony 11:00 PM: After-Party Find out more »
8:30 pm
$15

2017 Brooklyn Film Festival

June 2 @ 8:30 pm
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Every day until June 11, 2017
Wythe Hotel,
80 Wythe Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11249 United States
For the festival, this will be a very special year. BFF is 20 years old and we all feel like celebrating! First of all, we want to celebrate our own film experience. Throughout the years, BFF has reviewed more than 30,000 projects and showed in competition roughly 2,000 films. We also want to celebrate the … Continue reading 2017 Brooklyn Film Festival Find out more »
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