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Food Drive

September 7 @ 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 »
10:00 am

Brooklyn Photographs

September 7 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Every day until October 29, 2017
BRIC Arts Media,
647 Fulton Street, Brooklyn, NY 11217 United States
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Curated by BRIC’s Elizabeth Ferrer, Show Features Work by Yolanda Andrade, Stefanie Apple, Nelson Bakerman, Leigh Davis, Russell Frederick, Max Kozloff, George Malave, Meryl Meisler, Patrick D. Pagnano, Sergio Purtell and Larry Racioppo   The culmination of 25 years of Phillip Buehler’s work photographing remnants of the Cold War through- out the United States and … Continue reading Brooklyn Photographs Find out more »

Julia Oldham: How to Escape a Black Hole

September 7 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Sunday hours are 12 - 6 p.m.
Project Room at BRIC House,
647 Fulton Street, Brooklyn, NY United States
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A stimulating and immersive video installation. This hallucinatory guided tour into a philosophically fraught region of space time is part physics lesson, part voyage toward destruction. Oldham herself plays an entity that has assumed the appearance of a giant floating human head, so viewers “feel more comfortable in [her] presence.” The head, naturally, leads the … Continue reading Julia Oldham: How to Escape a Black Hole Find out more »
11:00 am

Infinite Blue

September 7 @ 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 »

Dissolve

September 7 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Every week on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday until October 7, 2017
Janet Borden, Inc,
91 Water Street, Brooklyn, NY United States
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Fred Cray’s new series of unique Dissolve prints present a radical new body of work.  Although he continues to adhere to his previous process of transforming photographic imagery through manipulation, in this series the resulting images, based in photography, are unique works on paper.   Find out more »
12:00 pm

Until Everyone Has it Made: Jackie Robinson’s Legacy

September 7 @ 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

September 7 @ 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 »

Rob Benavides and Jackie Dunn Smith

September 7 @ 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Every week on Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until September 18, 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

September 7 @ 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 »

Chromophore Joan Snitzer

September 7 @ 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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Every week on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until October 8, 2017
A.I.R GALLERY,
155 Plymouth Street, Brooklyn, NY 11201 United States
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Chromophore highlights the developments in Snitzer’s work over the last two years. In these new paintings, Snitzer looks back at the painted subjects of 20th century abstraction to explore how they can function in a contemporary context. This working method is  a continuation of Snitzer’s ongoing pursuit to express the poetic and dynamic relationship between our … Continue reading Chromophore Joan Snitzer Find out more »
12:30 pm
free

Social history class of Flatbush

September 7 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Brooklyn College Boylan Hall Room 3129,
2900 Bedford Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11210 United States
Find out about the Social History of Flatbush 1600’s – 1800’s at this free mini class presented by Brooklyn Borough Historian Ron Schweiger. Discover the stimulating programs offered by Brooklyn Lifelong Learning (BLL) a non-profit organization located at Brooklyn College for older adults who want to keep their minds alive. At this session find out about … Continue reading Social history class of Flatbush Find out more »
2:00 pm
Free

The Fire Theory: Ice

September 7 @ 2:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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Every week on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday until October 13, 2017
Open Source Gallery,
306 17th St., Brooklyn, NY 11215 United States
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The Fire Theory presents Ice, an exhibition, residency and collaborative project curated by Omar López-Chahoud. Immigration has been a cornerstone of the identity of the United States since its inception and the “American Dream” has been an often unattainable, yet inspiring dream for millions of immigrants from all over the world. Currently, racism and xenophobia limits … Continue reading The Fire Theory: Ice Find out more »

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

September 7 @ 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

September 7 @ 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

NY Harbor Scenes

September 7 @ 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Every week on Thursday and Saturday until October 28, 2017
Red Hook’s Showboat Barge,
290 Conover Street/Pier 44, Brooklyn, NY 11231 United States
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Muralist and plein air painter Bill Mensching‘s  oil paintings of high surf, crashing waves, and stately vessels will grace the barge’s walls Saturday hours : 1 – 5 p.m. Find out more »
5:00 pm

Happy Hours @ MetroTech

September 7 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Summer Thursday evenings in Downtown Brooklyn are about to get happy! Happy Hours @ MetroTech will feature friendly ping pong tournaments in June, Double Dutch classes in July, and corn hole competitions in August. DJs will set the soundtrack for the evenings. Get a glass of wine or a beer outdoors at La Defense and … Continue reading Happy Hours @ MetroTech Find out more »

Salsa September

September 7 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Every week on Wednesday and Thursday until September 27, 2017
Willoughby Plaza,
Willoughby St & Pearl St, Brookly, NY 11201 United States
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Our friends at Salsa Salsa Dance Studio will be back every Wednesday in September for our popular salsa nights. They’ll teach you the basics for the first hour, and then you practice your new moves under the stars to tunes spun by DJ John John Acevedo. Find out more »
6:00 pm
Free

Live at the Archway: Espiritu Gitano Ensemble

September 7 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Dumbo Archway,
20 JAY STREET, SUITE 510, BROOKLYN , NY 11201 United States
Live at the Archway is free performances + pop up gallery + interactive live art in a magical, only-in-DUMBO setting. Always free + all ages + rain or shine.   THIS WEEK be mesmerized by flamenco dance and music, plus make some live art with Eleanor Kupencow (who made those FunSeetz you love to sit … Continue reading Live at the Archway: Espiritu Gitano Ensemble Find out more »

DUMBO’s First Thursday Gallery Walk

September 7 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Art in DUMBO,
302 Carroll St, Brooklyn, NY 11201 United States
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Highlights from September’s Gallery Walk include: Four Weeks and Forty-Five Years, four micro exhibitions of Rachel bas-Cohain, Christine Gedeon, Kazuko Miyamoto, and Tenesh Weber and the first in the series of exhibitions to celebrate A.I.R. Gallery’s 45th Anniversary; The Artists Interactive, a new collaboration between This Friday or Next and the DUMBO BID presenting one-night-only … Continue reading DUMBO’s First Thursday Gallery Walk Find out more »
6:30 pm
$5

Nilofer Merchant with Julie Scelfo on “The Power of Onlyness”

September 7 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Brooklyn Historical Society,
128 Pierrepont Street, Brooklyn, NY 11201 United States
As one of world’s leading business thinkers, Nilofer Merchant knows the power of ideas. Merchant sits down with journalist Julie Scelfo to discuss her new book, The Power of Onlyness: Make Your Wild Ideas Mighty Enough to Dent the World, and her theory that we each hold transformative ideas ready for the plucking, if we only learn … Continue reading Nilofer Merchant with Julie Scelfo on “The Power of Onlyness” Find out more »

What Should I do with my Paycheck?

September 7 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Brooklyn Brainery,
190 Underhill Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11238 United States
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Most of us have many more financial goals than cash to spare. So deciding what to do with your paycheck after you’ve covered your basic expenses can be tough. After all, debt can be costly, but not having some savings puts you in a position where you can easily rack up more expensive debt. Where does … Continue reading What Should I do with my Paycheck? Find out more »
7:00 pm
$8

Grinders’ Mic: Open Mic Series

September 7 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Bushwick Public House,
1288 Myrtle Ave., Brooklyn, NY 11221 United States
A spotlight for new performing artist to display their talents, connect and network with other artists, and become a part of TheNYCGrind movement. All performers should be at the venue at 8pm, signs ups start at 8pm sharp. Please bring a USB drive or phone with track. Performers get 4 minutes on stage. Come enjoy … Continue reading Grinders’ Mic: Open Mic Series Find out more »
8:00 pm
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The Amazing Acro-cats

September 7 @ 8:00 pm - September 10 @ 5:00 pm
Brooklyn Music School,
126 St Felix Street, Brooklyn, NY 11217 United States
The Amazing Acro-cats Featuring Tuna and the Rock Cats are a troupe of REAL performing house cats.  There are  cats riding skateboards, jumping through hoops, and Alley, the rising star, has even leapt into the Guinness Book of World Records, holding the record for the longest cat jump! 9/7 8PM 9/8 8PM 9/9 5PM and 8PM … Continue reading The Amazing Acro-cats Find out more »
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Salman Rushdie

September 7 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Central Library,
10 Grand Army Plaza, Brooklyn, NY 11238 United States
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Salman Rushdie to discuss his highly anticipated and timely new novel with writer Colum McCann. The Golden House marks Rushdie’s triumphant and exciting return to realism as he recounts the past eight years of American politics. The book will examine the rise of the Tea Party, Gamergate and identity politics; the backlash against political correctness; and the insurgence … Continue reading Salman Rushdie Find out more »
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