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Photoville

September 16
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Every week on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until September 24, 2017
Brooklyn Bridge Park,
Pier 6, Brooklyn, NY 11201 United States
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Celebrating the 6th year at  home on the Brooklyn Waterfront, Photoville returns, centrally located in the Brooklyn Bridge Plaza directly under the iconic bridge in DUMBO! Like years before, there will be containers! exhibitions! talks & workshops! The  Smorgasburg Beer Garden and food vendors will return, alongside the night time events, and this year Photoville will … Continue reading Photoville Find out more »
10:00 am

Brooklyn Book Festival Children’s Day

September 16 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Bring the kids and come out to enjoy authors and illustrators of children’s books, both new and beloved. There will be readings, performances, workshops, music, costumed characters, author signings, and a bookseller marketplace. Find out more »

Brooklyn Photographs

September 16 @ 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 16 @ 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 16 @ 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 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 »

Block Parties- Astrograss

September 16 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Albee Square,
Fulton Street & Bond Street, Brooklyn, NY United States
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back with  monthly BK Block Parties starting on April 22nd! Kick off the day with a family friendly concert, giveaways, balloon animals and face painting for the kids. Then get some shopping done at Fulton Street Mall with our exclusive deals of the day. April 22 – Tim Kubart – Grammy Award-winning entertainer for all ages … Continue reading Block Parties- Astrograss Find out more »

Being Well: In Search of Utopia?

September 16 @ 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 16 @ 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 »
11:30 am
Free

Community Collage Workshop

September 16 @ 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
99 Plymouth, Brooklyn Bridge Park,
99 Plymouth Street, Brooklyn, NY 11201 United States
Artists Adam Frezza and Terri Chiao, whose installation Exquisite Plants will be on display at 99 Plymouth, will lead a workshop in the Community Room focused on collage using painted cut paper. The workshop will emphasize creative development through play and collaboration, with participants strongly encouraged to work with one another, by sharing materials and ideas. Some … Continue reading Community Collage Workshop Find out more »
12:00 pm

Until Everyone Has it Made: Jackie Robinson’s Legacy

September 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 »

Rob Benavides and Jackie Dunn Smith

September 16 @ 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 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 »

Southwest Brooklyn Fall Festival

September 16 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Carroll Gardens Association,
201 Columbia Street, Brooklyn, NY 11231 United States
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The Carroll Gardens Association (CGA) will be hosting the Southwest Brooklyn Fall Festival, celebrating the best of Red Hook, Carroll Gardens and the Columbia Waterfront. The Fall Festival, which runs through the heart of the Columbia Waterfront District , is the one time of the year when Southwest Brooklyn’s diverse community of local businesses, artists, service … Continue reading Southwest Brooklyn Fall Festival Find out more »

Chromophore Joan Snitzer

September 16 @ 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 »
12:10 pm
25-100

LUDUS Lab: At BAM

September 16 @ 12:10 pm - 2:10 pm
BAM Fisher,
321 Ashland Place, Brooklyn, NY 11217 United States
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In this two-hour class, experience LEIMAY LUDUS and find out what makes their dancers’ flesh transform and their voices and spirit resonate. LEIMAY Ludus Training programs are a platform for developing a non-codified training practice for artists working within the realm of physically rooted performance. This event is associated with FRANTIC BEAUTY being presented at … Continue reading LUDUS Lab: At BAM Find out more »
12:30 pm

Pinnochio

September 16 @ 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

10,000 Mantras

September 16 @ 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 »

Migration

September 16 @ 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 »
Free

Handwriting the Declaration of Independence, the Constitution and the Bill of Rights

September 16 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Brooklyn Public Library,
109 Remsen Street , Brooklyn, NY 11201 United States
You and your friends are invited to join the library at this free event as these  documents are handwritten. There will be copies of the documents and pens and paper to share. This event for adults is sponsored by Indivisible Heights of Resistance. Find out more »

Crown Heights Youth Soccer League

September 16 @ 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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Every week on Saturday and Sunday until November 19, 2017
Hamilton Metz Park,
608 Lefferts Blvd, Brooklyn, NY 11203 United States
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Calling all children ages 3 and up. Join new soccer league in Crown Heights, meeting Saturdays at 1 pm and/or Sundays at 4:15 pm. Coaches teach soccer fundamentals and skills and then teams play games! No experience necessary. Sign up at bit.ly/crownhtssoccer2017 or email soccer@seedsinthemiddle.org Find out more »
$10

The Cuba Series: Portraits of the Old Guard – Paintings by Joseph Milazzo

September 16 @ 1:00 pm - 11:30 pm
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Every week on Saturday until September 23, 2017
Saint Paul’s Parish Hall,
199 Carroll Street, Brooklyn, NY United States
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 Joseph Milazzo, a Brooklyn-born artist of Cuban descent, spent 6 weeks in Cuba discovering his roots and attempting to uncover a lost part of his family heritage. The Cuban people left a deep impression on him and the portrait series he  created is direct homage to their incredible spirit. Find out more »
2:00 pm
Free

The Fire Theory: Ice

September 16 @ 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 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 »

Plus ça change: French New Wave in the New Millennium

September 16 @ 2:00 pm
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Every day until September 17, 2017
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 16 @ 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 16 @ 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 16 @ 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 16 @ 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 »
7:00 pm
$25

Hot Glass Cold Beer

September 16 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Brooklyn Glass,
142 United States
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Guests for Hot Glass, Cold Beer will receive a unique hand­made drinking glass, which will overflow with free beverages, while they watch our talented team show off their glass manipulation skills. Demonstrations in glassblowing, neon bending and & flameworking! General admission tickets are $25 per person, tickets are available at the link below, and at … Continue reading Hot Glass Cold Beer Find out more »
$25.00

Hot Glass Cold Beer

September 16 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
BROOKLYN GLASS,
142 13TH STREET, BROOKLYN, NY 11215 United States
Guests for Hot Glass Cold Beer will receive a unique hand­ made drinking glass, which will overflow with free beverages, while they watch our talented team show off their glass manipulation skills. Demonstrations in glass blowing, neon bending and flame working! Advance purchase guarantees you a drinking glass, otherwise, first come first serve while supplies last.   http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/3047245 Find out more »
7:30 pm
Tickets starts at $30

Café Müller and The Rite of Spring

September 16 @ 7:30 pm
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Every week on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until September 24, 2017
BAM Gilman Opera House,
30 Lafayette Avenue, Brooklyn, NY United States
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Café Müller is an intimate, autobiographical work for six dancers set in a café that resembles the restaurant that Bausch’s parents owned when she was a child. In this repetitious and dream-like work, the main character (historically performed by Bausch) stumbles through the café with closed eyes, while the other characters scramble to keep her from … Continue reading Café Müller and The Rite of Spring Find out more »
8:00 pm
25-100

Frantic Beauty

September 16 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Every day until September 17, 2017
BAM Fisher,
321 Ashland Place, Brooklyn, NY 11217 United States
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The multidisciplinary duo Ximena Garnica and Shige Moriya with the LEIMAY Ensemble return to BAM Fisher with Frantic Beauty, the newest evening-length work representing the mid-point in their Becoming pentalogy. The series deals with matter’s constant state of becoming through growth and decay, beginnings and endings.  Performances at 8 p.m. except for Sunday, July 17th, the … Continue reading Frantic Beauty Find out more »
9:30 pm
free

Slichot

September 16 @ 9:30 pm
Bay Ridge Jewish Center,
405 81st Street, Brooklyn, NY 11209 United States
Bay Ridge Jewish Center joins Park Slope Jewish Center at 1320 Eighth Avenue, Brooklyn, as we “enter the Days of Awe with havdallah and a deeply reflective prayer service and music with local Brooklyn synagogue communities, rabbis, cantors, musicians and other sacred partners. Questions: 718-354-8224. Find out more »
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