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Forged Worlds

June 8
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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 8
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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 8 @ 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 »

Memory in Multiples

June 8 @ 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 8 @ 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 8 @ 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 8 @ 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 8 @ 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 »

Master Class: Cirkus Cirkör

June 8 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Mark Morris Dance Center,
3 Lafayette Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11217 United States
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In association with Dance for PD®, a program of the Mark Morris Dance Group Visit BAM.org/master-classes for more information and to register Artists from Cirkus Cirkör lead this workshop for persons living with Parkinson’s disease and their accompanying care partners Find out more »

S.B. Walker : Walden

June 8 @ 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 8 @ 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 8 @ 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 8 @ 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 8 @ 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 8 @ 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 8 @ 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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 8 @ 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 8 @ 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 8 @ 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 8 @ 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

Ed Center Open Hours

June 8 @ 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 »
4:00 pm

Basketball Clinics

June 8 @ 4:00 pm
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Every week on Tuesday and Thursday until August 31, 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 »
5:00 pm

Happy Hours @ MetroTech

June 8 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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Every week on Thursday until September 28, 2017
Summer Thursday evenings in Downtown Brooklyn are about to get happy! Happy Hours @ MetroTech will feature friendly ping pong tournaments in June, Double Dutch classes in July, and corn hole competitions in August. DJs will set the soundtrack for the evenings. Get a glass of wine or a beer outdoors at La Defense and … Continue reading Happy Hours @ MetroTech Find out more »
5:30 pm

Kayaking

June 8 @ 5:30 pm - 6:45 pm
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Every week on Thursday until August 26, 2017
Brooklyn Bridge Park, Pier 2,
150 Furman St., Brooklyn , NY 11201 United States
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Glide along the water while kayaking with the Brooklyn Bridge Park Boathouse at the Pier 2 floating dock! Children under 18 must have an adult guardian present. All levels are welcome and no experience is necessary. Additional Rules for Kayaking: – Singles are for adults, or any kayaker with a parent/guardian present that is at … Continue reading Kayaking Find out more »
6:00 pm

Live at the Archway

June 8 @ 6:00 pm
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Every week on Thursday until June 29, 2017
The Archway,
Water Street at Anchorage Place, Brooklyn, NY United States
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LIVE AT THE ARCHWAY JUNE 2017 CALENDARLive at the Archway is an annual series of free performances and events taking place at the unique setting of the Manhattan Bridge in DUMBO, reflecting the neighborhood’s diversity and commitment to the arts, and showcasing a broad variety of musical genres and dance programming. Live at the Archway … Continue reading Live at the Archway Find out more »
6:30 pm
$5

The Queer Histories of Brooklyn’s Working Waterfront

June 8 @ 6:30 pm
Brooklyn Historical Society,
128 Pierrepont Street, Brooklyn, NY 11201 United States
From the 1800s until post-WWII’s industrial decline, Brooklyn’s waterfront was a refuge for working class queer people. Journalist Hugh Ryan, founder of the Pop-Up Museum of Queer History, pulls back the curtain to tell this history, from the military factories that gave lesbians (and all women) economic freedom, to the transgender presence at Coney Island freak … Continue reading The Queer Histories of Brooklyn’s Working Waterfront Find out more »
7:30 pm
start at $30

Cirkus Cirkör: Limits

June 8 @ 7:30 pm
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Every day until June 10, 2017
BAM Gilman Opera House,
30 Lafayette Avenue, Brooklyn, NY United States
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Swedish contemporary circus company Cirkus Cirkör (Wear it like a crown, 2012 Winter/Spring;Inside Out, 2009 Next Wave) was inspired to create a new body of work on the topic of borders.In 2015 she became more personally involved in establishing a transitional housing facility and opened her own home to boundary-crossers. Her personal and creative experiences permeate the … Continue reading Cirkus Cirkör: Limits Find out more »
8:00 pm

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

June 8 @ 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 »
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Brooklyn Ballet 2017 Season: Roots & New Ground 2

June 8 @ 8:00 pm
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Every week on Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until June 18, 2017
The Actors Fund Arts Center,
160 Schermerhorn Street, Brooklyn, NY United States
A multidisciplinary dance company rooted in ballet and dedicated to the vibrant diversity of both Brooklyn and the dance world, Brooklyn Ballet continues to present artists working in an array of movement forms. These artists dig deep – honoring traditions and exploring new connections and contexts. This season features works in ballet, urban vernacular, early tap and rural percussive, authentic jazz and … Continue reading Brooklyn Ballet 2017 Season: Roots & New Ground 2 Find out more »
Free

Standard Time Comedy 1 Year Anniversary Show!

June 8 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Pacific Standard,
82 4th Avenue, Brooklyn, NY United States
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This is the 13th edition of Standard Time and it also happens to be the one year anniversary. It’s going to be the best show ever.  In June we have performances by acclaimed comedians:   Calvin S. Cato  Bret Raybould  Jess Salomon and a special guest interview with Dan Licata  Come out and party  and help celebrate … Continue reading Standard Time Comedy 1 Year Anniversary Show! Find out more »
8:30 pm
$15

2017 Brooklyn Film Festival

June 8 @ 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 »
9:00 pm
$15

Outcast Cabaret : Summer Solstice Harbinger

June 8 @ 9:00 pm - 11:50 pm
Coney Island USA,
1208 Surf Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11224 United States
An incredible line of up of cutting edge performers will make this an night to never forget! Expect to see Burlesque, Sideshow, Drag, Magic, Performance Art, Live Music and the unexpected to kick off Outcast Cabaret’s new monthly series at Coney Island USA! Hosted by ROMEO & PINK VELVET as Sonny & Cher! Featured Performers … Continue reading Outcast Cabaret : Summer Solstice Harbinger Find out more »
10:00 pm
Free

Andrew Snyder: 9 Meditations

June 8 @ 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 »
11:30 pm
$10

DJ Questlove Presents: Bowl Train

June 8 @ 11:30 pm
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Every week on Thursday until June 29, 2017
Brooklyn Bowl,
61 Wythe AVenue, Brooklyn, NY United States
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American music legend Questlove is continuing his Thursday night residency at Brooklyn Bowl, accompanied by throwback Soul Train videos! His vinyl collection contains more than 50,000 records giving him the ability to tear up the dance floor with the most eclectic sets of hip-hop, house, 80’s, rare grooves and a mix of everything in between. Find out more »
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