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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 »
8:00 am
Friday night preview benefit $25/General Admission Wknd Pass $15/$10 on Sunday

Brooklyn Antiquarian Book Fair

September 9 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Every day until September 10, 2017
Brooklyn Expo Center,
79 Franklin St, Brooklyn, NY 11222 United States
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A line-up of 100 exhibitors. New this year is the addition of a “Works on Paper” gallery where visitors will discover prints, drawings, etchings, engravings, lithographs and photography as well as rare and vintage books from top dealers from across the U.S., Canada and Europe. Friday hours – 5 – 9 p.m. Saturday hours – 11 a.m. … Continue reading Brooklyn Antiquarian Book Fair Find out more »
9:00 am
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Food Drive

September 9 @ 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
Free

Mark Morris Dance Center Open House 2017

September 9 @ 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Mark Morris Dance Center,
3 Lafayette Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11217 United States
Come for a free sampling of a wide array of programming, including dance, music, and fitness classes for all ages, levels, and abilities; a performance of Mark Morris’ Words by the Mark Morris Dance Group, plus pop up performances throughout the day showcasing our many community partners; and healthy snacks all day long. Brooklyn Borough … Continue reading Mark Morris Dance Center Open House 2017 Find out more »
10:00 am

Brooklyn Photographs

September 9 @ 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 9 @ 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 »

Kayaking

September 9 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Every week on Saturday until September 30, 2017
Brooklyn Bridge Park, Pier 2,
150 Furman St., Brooklyn , NY 11201 United States
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Glide along the water while kayaking with the Brooklyn Bridge Park Boathouse at the Pier 2 floating dock! Children under 18 must have an adult guardian present. All levels are welcome and no experience is necessary. Additional Rules for Kayaking: – Singles are for adults, or any kayaker with a parent/guardian present that is at … Continue reading Kayaking Find out more »
11:00 am

Infinite Blue

September 9 @ 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 »
Free

Health Empowerment Celebration

September 9 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Sunset Park Recreation Center,
4200 7th Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11232 United States
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The Academy of Medical and Public Health Services (AMPHS) is hosting its third annual Health Empowerment Celebration. This organization has been serving our community for seven years now and we are proud to provide free health screenings, vision exams, and social work consultations for our low-income residents who cannot afford health insurance. Find out more »

Being Well: In Search of Utopia?

September 9 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Every week on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until October 8, 2017
The Old Stone House,
336 3rd Street, Brooklyn, NY 11215 United States
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A Contemporary Art Exhibit Curated by Kathryn Gressel   Participating Artists: Zoey Hart, Leslie Kerby, Anthony Heinz May, Carolyn Monastra, Shana Moulton, Carmen Papalia, Shervone Neckles, Jenna Spevack, Tattfoo Tan, Jody Wood Hours:  Friday 3–6PM Saturday 11AM–4PM Sunday 11AM–4PM Monday Closed Tuesday Closed Wednesday Closed Thursday Closed Find out more »

Dissolve

September 9 @ 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 »
11:45 am

Shrek

September 9 @ 11:45 am - 1:00 pm
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Every day until September 10, 2017
Nitehawk Cinema,
136 Metropolitan Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11249 United States
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It ain’t easy bein’ green — especially if you’re a likable (albeit smelly) ogre named Shrek. On a mission to retrieve a gorgeous princess from the clutches of a fire-breathing dragon, Shrek teams up with an unlikely compatriot — a wisecracking donkey. Find out more »
12:00 pm

Until Everyone Has it Made: Jackie Robinson’s Legacy

September 9 @ 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 9 @ 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 9 @ 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 9 @ 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 »
$5

Historical Tour of Owl’s Head Park with Henry Stewart

September 9 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Take a historical tour of Owl’s Head Park with Bay Ridge history buff, Henry Stewart.   Participants will meet at the Owl’s Head Park Horticulture Group’s table in front of the sprinkler plaza located at the 67th Street and Colonial Road entrance.  Stewart is an accredited writer, editor, moderator, and lecturer.  A donation of $5 to … Continue reading Historical Tour of Owl’s Head Park with Henry Stewart Find out more »

Chromophore Joan Snitzer

September 9 @ 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

Pinnochio

September 9 @ 12:30 pm
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Every week on Saturday and Sunday until December 17, 2017
Puppet Works,
338 Sixth Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11215 United States
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Adapted by Puppetworks’ Artistic Director, Nicolas Coppola, “Pinocchio” features traditional hand-carved wooden marionettes, an original song score, the Blue Fairy and a “live” actor as Stromboli the Puppet Master.  6 colorful scenes range from the excitement of Boobyland with its Donkey Machine to the eerie glow of undersea where the Whale lives. “Pinocchio,” suggested for … Continue reading Pinnochio Find out more »
1:00 pm

Migration

September 9 @ 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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Every week on Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until October 8, 2017
FiveMyles,
558 St. John's Place, Brooklyn, NY 11238 United States
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Maura Sheehan brings a flock of balancing birds to create a Tableau Vivant, a living picture. Find out more »

10,000 Mantras

September 9 @ 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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Every week on Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until October 8, 2017
STUDIO10,
56 Bogart Street , Brooklyn , NY 11206
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Meg Hitchcock’s third solo exhibition with the gallery. In her pieces, carefully cut letters and burn marks repeat mantras and other texts through grid formations and subtle patterns. These iterate various liturgical themes: repentance through repetition, self mortification through cutting and purification with fire and incense. Find out more »
2:00 pm
Free

The Fire Theory: Ice

September 9 @ 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 9 @ 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 »

Plus ça change: French New Wave in the New Millennium

September 9 @ 2:00 pm
BAM Rose Cinemas,
30 Lafayette Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11201 United States
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After creating some of the most influential films of the 20th Century, these directors never allowed advancing age or ever-evolving technological developments stop them from telling vibrant stories. Plus ça change shows the more things change, the more directorial brilliance stays the same. The series includes: The Beaches of Agnès (Varda, 2008), The Case of the Grinning Cat (Marker, 2004), The Duchess … Continue reading Plus ça change: French New Wave in the New Millennium Find out more »
3:00 pm

Old Stone House: Witness to War

September 9 @ 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 »
3:30 pm

NYTM Train Operators Workshop

September 9 @ 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 »
4:00 pm

Bargemusic

September 9 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Every week on Saturday until October 28, 2017
Bargemusic,
Fulton Ferry Landing, Brooklyn, NY 11201 United States
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Visit Bargemusic for their free Neighborhood Family Concerts. This one-hour performance includes a Q & A session with the musicians. Doors open 15 minutes before the performance – no reserved seating is available. Visit bargemusic.org for more Find out more »

NY Harbor Scenes

September 9 @ 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 »
8:00 pm
$65

Concerts in the Catacombs- Soul Night

September 9 @ 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Green-Wood Cemetery,
Main Gate-25th Street at 5th Avenue, Brooklyn, NY United States
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Join Atlas Obscura and Green-Wood for the premiere of a series of curated concerts featuring artists specially selected to perform in this coveted setting. Without question, this will be New York City’s most unique musical experience. Find out more »
$15 Student- $22 General Admission

To Hip Hop with Love Wondertwins

September 9 @ 8:00 pm
Actors Fund Arts Center,
160 Schermerhorn Street, Brooklyn, NY 11201 United States
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At the age of ten, identical twins Billy and Bobby McClain were invited to join Boston’s first professional street dance crew, The Funk Affects. After eight years of opening for such hip-hop icons as Run DMC and LL Cool J, they branched off on their own as The Wondertwins. Find out more »
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