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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 »
8:00 am

Rush Arts Philanthropic Foundation: By My Window Have I For Scenery

August 11 @ 8:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Every day until August 21, 2017
Brooklyn Bridge Park, 99 Plymouth,
99 Plymouth Street, Brooklyn, NY 11201 United States
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A group exhibitions of artwork by the Rush Arts Summer Session students. This year’s installation draws from the works of Rush Director of Education, Meridith McNeal, whose paintings depict vibrant land and cityscapes viewed through diversely styled, open or closed windows. Find out more »
9:00 am

Digital Profiling

August 11 @ 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
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Every week on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until August 31, 2017
Made In NY Media Center,
30 John Street, Brooklyn, NY United States
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Digital Profiling explores the observed and projected self in both the digital and physical realms and subsequently invites the artist and viewer to interpret and/or project imagery as portrait. Works include visualizations that cross cultures, genders, conformity and identity. Saturday & Sunday 10 a.m – 6 p.m. Find out more »
10:00 am

Next Stop: Second Avenue Subway

August 11 @ 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

August 11 @ 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 »

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

August 11 @ 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 11 @ 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 »

Shifting Perspectives: Photographs of Brooklyn’s Waterfront

August 11 @ 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 »

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

August 11 @ 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 »

Neither the other or Myself

August 11 @ 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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Every week on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until August 20, 2017
A.I.R GALLERY,
155 Plymouth Street, Brooklyn, NY 11201 United States
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The third solo exhbition at A.I.R. Gallery by alumna artist Lauren Simkin Berke and features a new body of work, a collection of large painted portraits of the artist’s mother from childhood through adulthood. The reference material used includes both photographs taken by family members, and the artist themself. Find out more »
1:00 pm

Hoc Est Quod Video “This is what I see”

August 11 @ 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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Every week on Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until August 18, 2017
FiveMyles,
558 St. John's Place, Brooklyn, NY 11238 United States
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An exhibition of beads and sequin work by Nicholas Heller, who uses this traditional Haitian technique to create wall works that express strong social statements. Find out more »
Free

In my sleep I migrate back

August 11 @ 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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Every week on Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until August 27, 2017
FiveMyles,
558 St. John's Place, Brooklyn, NY 11238 United States
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FiveMyles presents In my sleep I migrate back by artist-in-residence Roya Amigh. In my sleep I migrate back explores how imagination and memory filter resurrect the past. In recreating imagery that pieces together elements of different legends depicted in Persian miniature and the writings of Persian poets Ferdowsi, Rumi, and Hafez, the artist questions the … Continue reading In my sleep I migrate back Find out more »
2:00 pm

Jonathan Demme: Heart of Gold

August 11 @ 2:00 pm
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Every day until August 24, 2017
BAM Rose Cinemas,
30 Lafayette Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11201 United States
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BAMcinématek presents Jonathan Demme: Heart of Gold, commemorating the eclectic breadth and intimate scope of the director’s career. Schedule; Fri, Aug 4 4:15, 7pm: Something Wild Sat, Aug 5 2, 6:45pm: Married to the Mob 4:20pm: Melvin and Howard Sun, Aug 6 2pm: Philadelphia 4:45pm: Citizen’s Band Mon, Aug 7 4:30, 7:30pm: The Manchurian Candidate Tue, … Continue reading Jonathan Demme: Heart of Gold Find out more »

Sarah Hickson: Sounds Unseen: A Photographic Memoir of The Calais Sessions

August 11 @ 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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Every week on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until September 24, 2017
St. Ann’s Warehouse,
29 Jay Street, Brooklyn, NY 11201 United States
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Documents The Calais Session, a live music project among musicians living in the UK Shot between December 2015 and May 2016 in these migrant camps in northern France, the exhibition chronicles the evolution of this collaboration and celebrates a vital human connection forged through the common voice of music. Gallery Hours: Tues-Fri, 2-6pm; Sat-Sun, 11am-7pm Find out more »
3:00 pm

Old Stone House: Witness to War

August 11 @ 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 »
7:00 pm

Hip Hop Dance Aerobics

August 11 @ 7:00 pm
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Every week on Friday until August 11, 2017
Brooklyn Bridge Park,
Pier 6, Brooklyn, NY 11201 United States
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A cardiovascular workout using urban upbeat Hip Hop music. This class teaches step by step movements with fun choreography, so you can get your feet moving and your heart pumping. A few notes: – Registration begins at 6:30 pm before each class. – Children under 18 must be accompanied by an adult. – All participants … Continue reading Hip Hop Dance Aerobics Find out more »

Body Combat

August 11 @ 7:00 pm
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Every week on Friday until August 11, 2017
Brooklyn Bridge Park- Pier 6,
Atlantic Avenue and Furman Street, Brooklyn, NY 11201 United States
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Martial Arts inspired cardio. Your instructor will lead you through a workout which combines upper and lower body moves using power training, muay thai and karate Find out more »
7:30 pm

Lola Star’s Dreamland Roller Disco

August 11 @ 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
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
15-20

Nia & Ness Present: ‘run.’

August 11 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Point Green,
260 Java Street, Brooklyn, NY 11222 United States
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run. is an evening-length, dance-poetry story of two, black, out-lesbian women in a committed relationship, who navigate the daily struggles and joys of life in NYC. Nia & Ness invite the audience to enter their world as observers, listening in on their intimate, strong, and loving conversations about and influenced by their identities. They hope … Continue reading Nia & Ness Present: ‘run.’ Find out more »
20-25

Little Murders

August 11 @ 8:00 pm
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Every week on Monday, Tuesday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until August 13, 2017
The Newquist Home (“Burger On Smith”),
209 Smith Street, Brooklyn, NY 11201 United States
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The play, beneath its wacky hilarity, is really about a group of people who are trying desperately to maintain an illusion of assimilating, perfect happiness but are so beat down by the society they live in that they’re ultimately driven to find explosive joy within violence. The creative team of Little Murders is taking a strange play from … Continue reading Little Murders Find out more »
5-10

Cruel Summer: 80s + 90s Dance Party

August 11 @ 8:00 pm - August 12 @ 2:00 am
The Bell House,
149 7th Street, Brooklyn, 11215 United States
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It’s the middle of the summer, and man, is it Hot in the City. But with the MTA in disrepair, it seems there’s no way we’ll easily Escape From New York, so we’ll just have to beat the heat with the next best thing: an 80s + 90s dance party Vacation from this cruel, cruel, … Continue reading Cruel Summer: 80s + 90s Dance Party Find out more »
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