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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 16 @ 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 16 @ 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 »

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

August 16 @ 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 16 @ 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 16 @ 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 16 @ 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 16 @ 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 16 @ 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 16 @ 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 »

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

August 16 @ 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 16 @ 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

Understanding Dementia for Caregivers

August 16 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Heights and Hills,
57 Willoughby Street, Brooklyn, NY United States
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The free meeting is designed specifically for family and friends who are caring for people with Alzheimer’s or dementia.  It will provide helpful information about the disease and introduce caregivers to the free resources and services available at CaringKind to help them cope with present and future challenges. Seating is limited.  Pre-registration is REQUIRED. Please … Continue reading Understanding Dementia for Caregivers Find out more »
50 per person

Williamsburg Bites Brooklyn Food Tour

August 16 @ 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

Jonathan Demme: Heart of Gold

August 16 @ 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 16 @ 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 »
6:30 pm
$5

Yoga with Erica Ginger

August 16 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Owl’s Head Park,
67th Street and Colonial Road, Brooklyn, NY 11220 United States
Yoga classes are conducted by Yoga in Bay Ridge’s instructor Erica Ginger.  Classes will be held across from the basketball courts on the green lawn.  Weather permitting.  Participants must bring their own mat or towel and any props they might need.  Enter the park at 67th Street and Colonial Road.  Suggested donation is $5.  Visit:  … Continue reading Yoga with Erica Ginger Find out more »
7:00 pm
$25

Generation Women: Nevertheless, I Persisted

August 16 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wythe Hotel,
80 Wythe Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11249 United States
Generation Women is a cross-generational storytelling night in New York City. Each month, five women of note read an original piece on a theme. Of those women, one is in her 20s, her 30s, her 40s, her 50s, and her 60s+. Our August show’s theme is: Nevertheless, I Persisted: stories of resistance in the face of persistance.   Find out more »
8:00 pm

Shawn Mendes

August 16 @ 8:00 pm
Barclays Center,
620 Atlantic Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11217 United States
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Shawn is touring in support of his sophomore album Illuminate (Island Records), which debuted at No. 1 on Billboard’s 200 chart, marking his second No. 1 album debut. His current single “Mercy” has been certified Platinum and soared to Top 10 on pop radio, and its official video has amassed more than 115 million views … Continue reading Shawn Mendes Find out more »
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