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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 »
6:00 am

Birding in Peace

August 20 @ 6:00 am - 7:30 am
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Every week on Sunday until September 10, 2017
Green-Wood Cemetery,
Main Gate-25th Street at 5th Avenue, Brooklyn, NY United States
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Before our gates open to the general public, birding expert Rob Jett leads these peaceful Sunday morning walking tours to discover the many birds that call Green-Wood home. Locally nesting birds will be incubating eggs or actively raising their first broods Find out more »
8:00 am

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

August 20 @ 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 20 @ 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 »
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Food Drive

August 20 @ 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 »
9:30 am
$25

Rooftop Yoga

August 20 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 pm
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Every week until September 17, 2017
Northern Territory,
12 Franklin Street, Brooklyn, NY 11222 United States
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The one-hour class will  overlook breathtaking views of the New York city skyline and will be led by everyone’s favorite yoga instructor, Kristin Calabria. Bring your own yoga mat and towel, though mats will be available to rent for $2   sign up for classes in the link below: https://www.surfyogabeer.com/events/   Find out more »
10:00 am

Next Stop: Second Avenue Subway

August 20 @ 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 20 @ 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 »

GeekCraft Expo NYC

August 20 @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
The Lighthouse,
The Archway Water Street at Anchorage Place, Brooklyn, NY United States
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Founded by comic book writer Daniel Way (Deadpool, Wolverine: Origins) and Red Storm/Ubisoft alum Kimberly Matsuzaki, this free, family-friendly event—think Etsy-Meets-Comic-Con—will showcase tri-state area crafters and makers who create handmade jewelry, plushes, artwork, and more inspired by comics, television, movies, and pop culture! August 19 from 11:00 am to 6:00 pm, August 20 from 11:00 … Continue reading GeekCraft Expo NYC Find out more »
$20

Where is the magic and museum of Coney Island?

August 20 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Bay Ridge Jewish Center,
405 81st Street, Brooklyn, NY 11209 United States
Come spend a day  at Coney Island.  See the Coney Island Museum learn about the magic of Coney Island and for children or adults a  4 hours of unlimited rides at Luna park $20.00 (RSVP required by July 15,2017 before wristbands are sold out).  Cyclone and go carts not included. Museum cost  approximately $20.  Shows starts at … Continue reading Where is the magic and museum of Coney Island? Find out more »

FAD Market Summer: The Invisible Dog

August 20 @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Every week on Saturday and Sunday until August 27, 2017
The Invisible Dog Art Center,
51 Bergen Street, Brooklyn, NY 11201 United States
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Discover new creative makers and handcrafted goods at FAD Market – a roving Fashion, Art and Design pop-up marketplace that moves seasonally to unique venues in the vibrant borough of Brooklyn. More than 50 makers will showcase handcrafted art, jewelry, apparel, bath and body care, tableware and home furnishings. Rotating vendors and special activities check … Continue reading FAD Market Summer: The Invisible Dog Find out more »

Smorgasburg Prospect Park

August 20 @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Prospect Park,
Brooklyn,, United States
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Over 100 local and regional food purveyors will gather on Breeze Hill to offer a range of cuisines. Find out more »

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

August 20 @ 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 »

Nintendo Summer of Play

August 20 @ 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
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Every day until August 20, 2017
Brooklyn Bridge Plaza at Brooklyn Bridge Park,
17-31 Water Street, Brooklyn, NY United States
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Play games that offer social competitive fun together with family and friends and snap photos in front of colorful visuals full of characters like Mario and the Inklings from the Splatoon™ series. Choose from a wide variety of Nintendo Switch and Nintendo 3DS games from beloved franchises. For more details, please visithttp://nintendo.com/events Find out more »
12:00 pm

Until Everyone Has it Made: Jackie Robinson’s Legacy

August 20 @ 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 »

Basketball Clinics

August 20 @ 12:00 pm
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Every week on Sunday until August 27, 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 »

Shifting Perspectives: Photographs of Brooklyn’s Waterfront

August 20 @ 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 20 @ 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 20 @ 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 »
$10

Battle of Brooklyn Monuments Tour

August 20 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Lefferts Historic Homestead,
452 Flatbush Avenue, Brooklyn, NY United States
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Commemorate the 241st anniversary of the Battle of Brooklyn with a tour in Prospect Park. Discover Revolutionary War monuments with Prospect Park Alliance, and hear accounts of the battle as told by Femmetie Lefferts, the matriarch of Lefferts Historic House. Find out more »
1:00 pm

Historic Trolley Tour

August 20 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Every week on Sunday until September 24, 2017
Green-Wood Cemetery,
Main Gate-25th Street at 5th Avenue, Brooklyn, NY United States
Experience the most magnificent and historic 478 acres in New York City. Join our expert tour guides to hear fascinating stories of Green-Wood’s permanent residents, see breathtaking views of Manhattan, tread where George Washington and his troops fought the Battle of Brooklyn, and much more. Each tour boasts great views, beautiful monuments throughout, rolling hills, … Continue reading Historic Trolley Tour Find out more »
Free

In my sleep I migrate back

August 20 @ 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 20 @ 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 20 @ 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 20 @ 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 »
$20 advanced via Resident Advisor or $30 at the door

Good Roof at Dobbin St

August 20 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Every 2 weeks on Sunday until September 17, 2017
Good Roof at Dobbin Street,
64 Dobbin Street, Brooklyn, NY United States
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May 29 – Holy Ghost! (DJ set) with JDH & Dave P (FIXED) June 11 – Psychemagik with Love Tempo (Justin Strauss & Billy Caldwell) June 25 – Joey Anderson with Kellam Matthews July 16 – Project Pablo with Paul Raffaele & Barbie Bertisch  July 30 – Nicky Siano with Timo Lee August 13 – Juan MacLean (DJ set) with Jacques Renault August 27 – … Continue reading Good Roof at Dobbin St Find out more »
3:30 pm

NYTM Train Operators Workshop

August 20 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
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Every week on Saturday and Sunday until January 28, 2018
Drop by our Computer Lab to take control of a NYC Subway car and operate it over virtual miles of track, using some incredibly realistic software! Limited Capacity. Suggested for ages 10+   Find out more »
7:00 pm
$8 /$10

Picture This

August 20 @ 7:00 pm
Union Hall,
702 Union Street, Brooklyn, NY United States
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The only live animated comedy show is back at the Union Hall. Comedy by: TJ Miller Greg Fitzsimmons  Jamie Lee  Casey James Salengo & more. Find out more »
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