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Forged Worlds

June 29
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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 »

BRIC Celebrate Brooklyn! Festival

June 29
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Prospect Park Bandshell,
62 West Dr, NY, NY 11215 United States
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Saturday, June 10, 7 p.m; A night of soul and R&B headlined by Alice Smith and featuring support from Bilal and Kris Bowers Saturday, June 17, 3 p.m;  Singer-songwriter Lisa Loeb headlines the annual children’s concert, which also features orchestral collectiveThe Knights Thursday, June 22, 7 p.m;  Experimental rock trio Yeasayer top a bill that also features indie … Continue reading BRIC Celebrate Brooklyn! Festival Find out more »
Ongoing

Terry Knickerbocker Studio’s Summer Intensive!

June 14 @ 2:00 pm - July 26 @ 10:00 pm
Terry Knickerbocker Studio,
68 34th St., Brooklyn, NY 11232 United States
With the Summer Intensive you’ll be able to: – Devote the time to your craft in an immersive conservatory setting. – Cultivate foundational acting skills. – Train with an experienced, committed faculty. – Discover your tribe in intimate classes with a community of other passionate actors like you. http://terryknickerbockerstudio.com/summer-intensive/ Find out more »
8:00 am

Coney Island Mermaids, 1996-2017

June 29 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Sunny’s Bar,
253 Conover Street, Brooklyn, NY United States
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represents over 20 years of work by New York native photographer Luke Ratray. Following the successful debut presentation in 2016 at Urban Folk Art® Gallery, Sunny’s Bar is presenting the latest batch of images in this ongoing series.  Mondays 4pm-midnight///Tuesdays 4pm-2am Wednesdays/Thursdays/Fridays 4pm-4am Saturdays 11am–4am * Sundays 11am–12am Find out more »
10:00 am

Next Stop: Second Avenue Subway

June 29 @ 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 »
11:00 am

Infinite Blue

June 29 @ 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 29 @ 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 »

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

June 29 @ 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 »

Kit & Caboodle

June 29 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Every week on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday until July 28, 2017
Janet Borden, Inc,
91 Water Street, Brooklyn, NY United States
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Kit & Caboodle. Bric a Brac. Salmagundi. Potpourri. Not from your Closet. Summer Group exhibitions are a good time to pull together new works, old classics, and a variety of pieces by a selection of artists. Works ranging from Alfred Leslie’s extraordinary 1984 watercolor from “100 Views Along the Road” to Baron Von Fancy’s sign … Continue reading Kit & Caboodle Find out more »
12:00 pm

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

June 29 @ 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 29 @ 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 29 @ 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 »

A Dangerous Body

June 29 @ 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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Every week on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until July 30, 2017
A.I.R. Gallery,
111 Front Street, Suite 228, Brooklyn, NY United States
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In the exhibition, A Dangerous Body, Ramirez fuses movement, text, music, and cinematic representations through embodied explorations of the temptress archetypes. The femme fatale, illicit lust, and animalistic movements swirl in a web that call attention to our own complicity in the blaming and shaming of female sexuality. In doing so, she asks and answers … Continue reading A Dangerous Body Find out more »

Quilting Class Exhibit

June 29 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
PROSPECT HILL SENIOR SERVICES CENTER,
283 PROSPECT AVENUE, Brooklyn, NY 11215 United States
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Come and view a display of the work that the quilting class has created so far this year, and to see the big reveal of our group batik project! Find out more »

rachel jo – solo show

June 29 @ 12:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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Every week on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until July 16, 2017
Grumpy Bert,
82 Bond St., Brooklyn, NY 11217 United States
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Solo art show by Rachel Jo. “All Naturale” is a visual collaboration of all things natural – plants and nudes. Drawing inspirations from the current political climate and the artist’s own personal relationship with plants, a charged conversation is woven into every painting. All originals are painted with acrylic gouache on a wood panel, with … Continue reading rachel jo – solo show Find out more »

Shifting Perspectives: Photographs of Brooklyn’s Waterfront

June 29 @ 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 »

Enterprising Machines: Recent Drawings Jessica Gondek

June 29 @ 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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Every week on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until July 30, 2017
A.I.R. Gallery,
111 Front Street, Suite 228, Brooklyn, NY United States
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Enterprising Machines are works inspired by machine aesthetics that reference common tools and domestic utilitarian objects. Gondek’s process begins with digital manipulations from original consumer catalogs published in the early 1900’s for Pratt and Whitney tools, and the Enterprise Manufacturing Company, maker of domestic gadgets. The digitally printed elements Gondek composes recall blueprints or plans, … Continue reading Enterprising Machines: Recent Drawings Jessica Gondek Find out more »
1:00 pm

Chairs Missing

June 29 @ 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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Every week on Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until July 16, 2017
STUDIO10,
56 Bogart Street , Brooklyn , NY 11206
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A solo exhibition of paintings by Munro Galloway. Find out more »
Free

Weightless

June 29 @ 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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Every week on Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until July 15, 2017
FiveMyles,
558 St. John's Place, Brooklyn, NY 11238 United States
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by Dan Carlson   Find out more »
Free

Heartbeat

June 29 @ 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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Every week on Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until July 16, 2017
FiveMyles,
558 St. John's Place, Brooklyn, NY 11238 United States
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Human life, chaotic vibration or symbiotic rhythm to earth’s pulse: modern society intertwined with the planet, fosters Columbia Fiero’s vision. Heartbeat is a living place, an installation of tapestries, painting, and constructions, with the sustainability of wind and light of the sun.   For more information: http://www.fivemyles.org/heartbeat   Find out more »
3:00 pm

Ed Center Open Hours

June 29 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Every week on Tuesday and Thursday until October 10, 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 29 @ 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 29 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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 29 @ 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 29 @ 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 »

Natural Dyeing With Food Waste

June 29 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Roof,
630 Flushing Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11206 United States
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Learn how to use avocado pits, onion skins and coffee grounds to create color on cloth with Faye Lessler of Sustaining Life. Discover the wonders of plant-based dyes and a new way to repurpose your boring kitchen waste. Join new friends from the food, fashion and sustainable industries and enjoy a glass of rosé while … Continue reading Natural Dyeing With Food Waste Find out more »
Free

Vivian Green / Music with a Message / GrandWizzard Theodore

June 29 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Betsy Head Park,
Blake Ave., Dumont Ave., Livonia Ave. bet. Strauss St., Hopkinson Ave. and Bristol St., Brooklyn, NY , NY 11212 United States
6PM Workshop / 7PM Show R&B chanteuse and balladeer delivers feel good upbeat music, with DJ pioneer & inventor of the scratch Featuring 6pm pre-show workshop with Scratch Academy.   Find out more »
6:30 pm
$5

Book Talk: The New Brooklyn: What it Take to Bring a City Back

June 29 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Brooklyn Historical Society,
128 Pierrepont Street, Brooklyn, NY 11201 United States
For decades “Brooklyn” was synonymous with grit and struggle, yet today the borough is a hub of hipsters, booming startups, and massive new developments across many neighborhoods. Fellow at the Manhattan Institute and contributing editor of City Journal, Kay Hymowitz, examines this seeming Renaissance of Brooklyn’s ever-changing landscape through seven neighborhoods: Park Slope, Williamsburg, Bed-Stuy, the … Continue reading Book Talk: The New Brooklyn: What it Take to Bring a City Back Find out more »
7:00 pm
Free

Rosary Solimanto: Armor of Adaptation

June 29 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
DE-CONSTRUKT [projekts],
41 Seabring St., 3rd floor, Brooklyn, NY 11231 United States
The solo exhibition of Rosary Solimanto’s latest sculptural work, Armor of Adaptation–a full-bodied wearable kinetic metal sculpture which embodies and strengthens the identity of the artist as an intersectional “disABLEd” woman. This piece is uniquely tailored to her health conditions, surgeries, and diseases. Find out more »

Ifetayo Cultural Arts Academy: 28th Anniversary Celebration Dance On

June 29 @ 7:00 pm
Milk River,
960 Atlantic Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11238 United States
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Ifetayo is a West African Yoruba word meaning “love is enough for joy.”  This phrase is more than just our name; it symbolizes our nurturing approach to supporting youth and building community. This year’s celebration – Dance On- will draw many of our community members together for a global dance party featuring DJ Silence from Reggae Retro, DJ Hard … Continue reading Ifetayo Cultural Arts Academy: 28th Anniversary Celebration Dance On Find out more »
7:30 pm

Measure for Measure

June 29 @ 7:30 pm
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Every week on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until July 16, 2017
POLONSKY SHAKESPEARE CENTER,
262 Ashland Place, Brooklyn, NY United States
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William Shakespeare’s dark comedy about justice, faith, power, sex, and family. The production, which marks Godwin’s first time directing Shakespeare for an American company.   TFANA will present 32 performances of Measure for Measure: June 17-18, 20-25, 27-30, and July 1-3, 5-9, 11-16 at 7:30pm; June 24 at 7:00pm; and July 1 & 2, 8 … Continue reading Measure for Measure Find out more »
8:00 pm

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

June 29 @ 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 »
10:00 pm
Free

Andrew Snyder: 9 Meditations

June 29 @ 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 29 @ 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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