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Forged Worlds

June 4
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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 4
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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 »
10:00 am

Next Stop: Second Avenue Subway

June 4 @ 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 »

This Land Is…

June 4 @ 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 4 @ 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 4 @ 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 »
FREE

Bicycling Basics

June 4 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
McCarren Park,
McCarren Park - Union Ave near Driggs Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11222 United States
A 3-hour on-bike class for adults and mature teens who have recently learned how to ride a bike or who want to improve their core cycling skills. You’ll learn how to adjust your helmet for a safe, comfortable fit, choose an appropriately sized bike, adjust the seat, perform a simple mechanical inspection to ensure the bike is … Continue reading Bicycling Basics Find out more »

Family Bowl

June 4 @ 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 »

Smorgasburg Prospect Park

June 4 @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Every week on Sunday until October 22, 2017
Prospect Park,
Brooklyn,, United States
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Over 100 local and regional food purveyors will gather on Breeze Hill to offer a range of cuisines. Find out more »

Breathing Space

June 4 @ 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 4 @ 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 4 @ 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 4 @ 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

June 4 @ 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 »

Basketball Clinics

June 4 @ 12:00 pm
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Every week on Sunday until August 27, 2017
Brooklyn Bridge Park, Pier 2,
150 Furman St., Brooklyn , NY 11201 United States
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Improve basic basketball skills with the Big and Little Skills Academy (BALSA) on Pier 2. Each clinic will include either yoga to enhance flexibility or flag football for agility training. ages 8-17 Find out more »

Shifting Perspectives: Photographs of Brooklyn’s Waterfront

June 4 @ 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 »
12:30 pm
$10

The Rock and Roll Playhouse Presents: The Music of The Kinks

June 4 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Brooklyn Bowl,
61 Wythe Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11249 United States
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Each workshop is 60 minutes long and is specifically designed for children 7 and under, but all members of the family are welcome to this family show.   This ticket is for the Rock n Roll Playhouse Workshop. Brooklyn Bowl opens for No Cover, All Ages Family Bowl at 11AM as well.   Find out more »
1:00 pm

Historic Trolley Tour

June 4 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Every week on Sunday until September 24, 2017
Green-Wood Cemetery,
Main Gate-25th Street at 5th Avenue, Brooklyn, NY United States
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 »

Rites of Spring

June 4 @ 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

June 4 @ 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 4 @ 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 4 @ 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 »
2:00 pm

Pirate School with Billy Bones the Good Pirate

June 4 @ 2:00 pm
Red Hook’s Showboat Barge,
290 Conover Street/Pier 44, Brooklyn, NY 11231 United States
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Come experience the madcap comedy of PIRATE SCHOOL! this laugh-riot solo show allows families the chance to live out their dreams of high seas adventure with eccentric props, immersive participation, antic sound f/x, slapstick, magic, bubbles, puppets and more! Find out more »
25 at the door, $20 online, Seniors and Brooklyn Museum members $10, Children 16 and under free. College students with current ID can get discounted tickets at the door.

Brooklyn Symphony Plays Russian Favorites

June 4 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Brooklyn Museum,
200 Eastern Parkway, Brooklyn, NY 11238 United States
To close its 43rd season, the Brooklyn Symphony Orchestra will present three contrasting Russian works. Modest Mussorgsky’s “Night on the Bald Mountain” is fun for orchestra players and audiences alike, possibly best known for its appearance in Walt Disney’s “Fantasia”. The BSO is delighted to feature its principal cellist Cynthia Racine as the soloist in … Continue reading Brooklyn Symphony Plays Russian Favorites Find out more »
3:00 pm

Old Stone House: Witness to War

June 4 @ 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 »
$15

Park Slope Singers *Haydn’s Creation*

June 4 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Art on the Corner at Lutheran Church of the Good Shepherd,
7420 4th Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11209 United States
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The Park Slope Singers are delighted to be performing this work at Art on the Corner using a recent, greatly improved translation by Robert Shaw and Alice Parker. Purchase Tickets ($15/pp) in advance here: http://parkslopesingers.bpt.me/ Find out more »
3:30 pm

NYTM Train Operators Workshop

June 4 @ 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 »
4:30 pm

Zumba

June 4 @ 4:30 pm
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Every week on Sunday until August 13, 2017
Brooklyn Bridge Park, Pier 2,
150 Furman St., Brooklyn , NY 11201 United States
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ZUMBA is a fusion of Latin and International music, utilizing dance themes that create a dynamic, exciting, effective fitness program. The routines feature aerobic training with a combination of fast and slow rhythms that tone and sculpt the body. A few notes: – Registration begins at 4 pm before each class. – Children under 18 … Continue reading Zumba Find out more »
7:00 pm
15-25

PRISM QUARTET with JOE LOVANO: HERITAGE/EVOLUTION

June 4 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Le Poisson Rouge,
158 Bleecker St, New York, NY, New York, NY 10012 United States
the PRISM Quartet partners with (le) poisson rouge to present the next installment of Heritage/Evolution, a groundbreaking project featuring world premieres of new works composed and performed by today’s most inventive jazz saxophonists. Find out more »
8:00 pm

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

June 4 @ 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 »
$24

Noesis

June 4 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Every day until June 4, 2017
GK Arts Center,
29 Jay Street, Brooklyn , NY 11201 United States
Periapsis Music and Dance presents “Noesis,” a new work for five dancers and three musicians by choreographer Hannah Weber and composer Jonathan Howard Katz. Showtimes: Saturday, 6/3, 8:00 pm Sunday, 6/4, 3:00 pm Sunday, 6/4, 7:00 pm Tickets: https://www.artful.ly/store/events/11950   Find out more »
8:30 pm

Moonlight Tour

June 4 @ 8:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Green-Wood Cemetery,
Main Gate-25th Street at 5th Avenue, Brooklyn, NY United States
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Explore Green-Wood, New York’s most famous burial ground, on an after-hours walking tour led by the cemetery historian Jeff Richman. Alongside the melancholy and beautiful sounds of live accordion music, visitors will wend their way through the cemetery’s landscape in the light of the full moon. Richman will present tales of the famous (and infamous) … Continue reading Moonlight Tour Find out more »
$15

2017 Brooklyn Film Festival

June 4 @ 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 »
10:00 pm
Free

Andrew Snyder: 9 Meditations

June 4 @ 10:00 pm
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Every week on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until July 15, 2017
Open Source Gallery,
306 17th St., Brooklyn, NY 11215 United States
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Andrew Snyder presents 9 Meditations, a performative installation   9 Meditations pays tribute to the tradition of demonstration by way of performance. There is a long history of demonstration in the crafts–whether weaving, smithing or throwing–as a performance that shows the mastery of the craftsman’s skill. Find out more »
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