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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

Yoga Tuesdays

August 15 @ 7:00 am - 8:00 am
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Every week on Tuesday until August 29, 2017
Ease into the week with morning yoga in the Commons. Provided by Mark Morris Dance Group, the 1-hour sessions take place on the northwest end of the Commons in the grassy area. Participants bring their own mats. Find out more »
8:00 am

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

August 15 @ 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
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Food Drive

August 15 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Every day until September 15, 2017
Bay Ridge Jewish Center,
405 81st Street, Brooklyn, NY 11209 United States
There are over a half million Jewish New Yorkers who live at or below the poverty line.  Please help them to begin 5778, our New Year with all types of kosher canned, nonperishable, sealed or packaged food.  Do you have extra canned tuna, sardines, peanut butter, or beans or other proteins to share? Come to … Continue reading Food Drive Find out more »

Digital Profiling

August 15 @ 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 15 @ 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 »
2:00 pm

Jonathan Demme: Heart of Gold

August 15 @ 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 15 @ 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

Ed Center Open Hours

August 15 @ 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

August 15 @ 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 »
7:00 pm
Free

Jazzmobile

August 15 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Brooklyn Bridge Park- Pier 1,
Brooklyn, NY 11201
New York’s favorite traveling jazz venue, Jazzmobile, returns to Brooklyn Bridge Park with The Eric Person Band, Jazz Master Houston Person, and special guests Central Brooklyn Jazz Consortium! Photo by Etienne Frossard Find out more »
Free

NYRR Open Run at Pier 6

August 15 @ 7:00 pm
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Every week on Tuesday until December 26, 2017
Brooklyn Bridge Park- Pier 6,
Atlantic Avenue and Furman Street, Brooklyn, NY 11201 United States
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Whether you’re a first time runner, a seasoned marathoner, or you prefer to walk, you’re welcome along. No need to register in advance; sign-in takes place on site. NYRR Open Runs are open to all ages. Strollers and dogs on leashes welcome. Find out more »

Death & Dharma

August 15 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
How might we understand the impermanence of life within the expanding universe? In what ways might death inform our relationships with strangers, loved ones, and our own selves? These questions are the inspiration for a new series of lectures and meditations presented by the Brooklyn Zen Center (BZC) and Green-Wood that explore the complexities of … Continue reading Death & Dharma Find out more »
7:30 pm

New York Hall of Science Star Viewing PArty

August 15 @ 7:30 pm
The Diamond,
43 Franklin St, Brooklyn, NY 11222 United States
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*Meet a real-life astronomer and prep to watch the eclipse *View the stars from our patio with his super telescope *DIY Pinhole Projector Making *$5 Space-tastic chili dogs & tots Find out more »
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