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Palette Unlimited & Black & White 2017

July 29 @ 1:00 pm - August 20 @ 6:00 pm
BWAC Brooklyn Waterfront Artists Coalition,
481 Van Brunt St., Door # 7, Red Hook, Brooklyn, NY 11231 United States
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Palette Unlimited: Over 150 artists are exhibiting. ‘Palette Unlimited’ is a true definition of the visual identity of BWAC. Black & White 2017 : Our third national juried Black & White show presents artwork by artists from around the country. Noted juror Alison Hokanson, Assistant Curator in the Department of European Paintings at the Metropolitan … Continue reading Palette Unlimited & Black & White 2017 Find out more »
7:00 am

Bootcamp Wednesdays

August 2 @ 7:00 am - 8:00 am
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Every week on Wednesday until August 30, 2017
Get pumped up for the day with a bootcamp work out. These 1-hour classes will focus on building strength, endurance,and stability. Classes will take place in front of 5 MetroTech. All necessary exercise equipment supplied. Find out more »
8:00 am

Double Dutch

August 2 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Every week on Wednesday until August 30, 2017
Pier 2 Brooklyn Bridge Park,
Pier 2 Brooklyn Bridge Park, Brooklyn, NY 11201 United States
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Join Double Dutch Empire for OPEN ROPES a weekly double dutch jump rope session every Wednesday. OPEN ROPES is free and open to everyone of any age, skill, and jump style. Skilled instructors are on-hand to provide basic double dutch instruction in a fun block party environment Find out more »
10:00 am

Next Stop: Second Avenue Subway

August 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 »

Bridges

August 2 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
BRIC House,
647 Fulton Street, Brooklyn, NY United States
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 A solo exhibition of work by noted Brooklyn-based artist Sam Messer. BRIDGES reveals the breadth of Messer’s body of work and includes large-scale paintings of New York City’s iconic bridges, portrait drawings, and animated videos from Messer’s Years of the Cock, comprised of one video made daily in response to President Trump’s first 100 days in office. While the Years of … Continue reading Bridges Find out more »
11:00 am

Infinite Blue

August 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 »

Summer Reading Storytime

August 2 @ 11:00 am
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Every week on Wednesday until August 2, 2017
Pier 3, Brooklyn Bridge Park,
Greenway Terrace Furman Street, Brooklyn, NY United States
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Join The Brooklyn Public Library for a rollicking good time listening to stories, singing songs, and enjoying the breeze from the water! Brooklyn Heights children’s librarian will read stories from the library’s summer reading list, plus a whole lot more! The only thing more fun than a good storytime is one with a view of … Continue reading Summer Reading Storytime Find out more »

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

August 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

Until Everyone Has it Made: Jackie Robinson’s Legacy

August 2 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Every week on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until June 30, 2018
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 »

Rob Benavides and Jackie Dunn Smith

August 2 @ 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Every week on Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until August 7, 2017
Eight of Swords Tattoo & Art Gallery,
115 Grand Street, Brooklyn, NY 11249 United States
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In 1999 Jackie and Rob met at a venue while The Business was playing and became fast friends. The two grew close over the years, sharing a love of art and tattooing. They began working together in 2005 at San Diego’s Flying Panther Tattoo. Jackie has since moved to Texas, and is very excited to … Continue reading Rob Benavides and Jackie Dunn Smith Find out more »

The Means of a Ready Escape: Brooklyn’s Prospect Park

August 2 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Every week on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until July 13, 2018
Brooklyn Historical Society,
128 Pierrepont Street, Brooklyn, NY 11201 United States
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Prospect Park has never been simply an escape from the city, but a fundamental part of it. This exhibition highlights the one hundred and fifty year social history of Brooklyn’s backyard. Featuring over one hundred artifacts and documents, it tells the story of the 585 acres of forest, field, and swamp that Frederick Law Olmsted … Continue reading The Means of a Ready Escape: Brooklyn’s Prospect Park Find out more »
1:00 pm
50 per person

Williamsburg Bites Brooklyn Food Tour

August 2 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Every week on Wednesday until August 30, 2017
Unnamed Venue,
Brooklyn, NY United States
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Discover the cultural delights and delectable bites of Brooklyn on a culinary walking tour of the Williamsburg neighborhood. With a knowledgeable guide, delve into the rich culinary history of the area as you visit iconic institutions to sample tasty treats like home made ice cream and Best Pizza in Brooklyn. Pleasure your palate with seven … Continue reading Williamsburg Bites Brooklyn Food Tour Find out more »
2:00 pm
$35

2017 Summer Leadership Institute

August 2 @ 2:00 pm
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Every day until August 6, 2017
ShapeShifter Lab,
18 Whitwell Pl, Brooklyn, NY 11215 United States
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A 10-day intensive that serves as the foundation for all of UBW’s community engagement activities. For Urban Bush Women’s 17th SLI themed “You, Me, We – Understanding Internalized Racial Oppression and How it Manifests in Our Artistic Community,” we will help us answer many  important questions APPLICATION DEADLINE: March 6, 2017 Find out more »
6:00 pm
15-30

Funding Options for Mid-Life Startup Founders &Experienced Entrepreneurs

August 2 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
LIU Brooklyn,
1 University Plaza, Brooklyn, NY United States
Entrepreneurship usually requires startup and growth funds, whether the founders have their own assets or apply to get grants, loans or investments. Join Stage2Startups and LIU-Brooklyn’s Entrepreneurship Lab as we start the first in a series of panel speaker events for the mid-life entrepreneur or potential founder. This first event features two women CEOs who … Continue reading Funding Options for Mid-Life Startup Founders &Experienced Entrepreneurs Find out more »
7:00 pm

A Summer Movie Under the Stars – Moonrise Kingdom with live entertainment by Morricone Youth

August 2 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Prospect Park,
Brooklyn, 11225
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In celebration of Prospect Park’s 150th anniversary, Brooklyn Borough President Eric L. Adams and Prospect Park Alliance present .in partnership with Brooklyn’s Nitehawk Cinema. These free outdoor film screenings on Prospect Park’s Long Meadow will feature live musical entertainment followed by family-friendly films carefully selected by Nitehawk Cinema..Grab your picnic blanket and head to Prospect Park to … Continue reading A Summer Movie Under the Stars – Moonrise Kingdom with live entertainment by Morricone Youth Find out more »
8:00 pm

The Sunset Screenings

August 2 @ 8:00 pm
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Every 5 weeks on Wednesday until October 4, 2017
Good Roof at Dobbin Street,
64 Dobbin Street, Brooklyn, NY United States
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Complementing the skyline, the series will be “city” themed, representing the world’s most iconic cities from New York to Tokyo with a carefully curated list of films. Please see the schedule below for more information: Wednesday, May 24th, 8:15 PM: The Killing of a Chinese Bookie, 1976, John Cassavetes Wednesday, June 14th, 8:29 PM: Le Samouraï, 1967, … Continue reading The Sunset Screenings Find out more »
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