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8:00 am

Loss for Words

September 27 @ 8:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Every day until December 22, 2017
BAM Peter Jay Sharp Building,
30 Lafayette Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11217 United States
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BAM’s annual fall exhibition series returns for its 16th season with this group exhibition that examines a basic shift in our culture, from one in which we communicate with text-based language to one in which the image is the dominant tool of expression. Loss for Words features work by Corey Escoto, Andy Meerow, Siebren Versteeg, Hayal … Continue reading Loss for Words Find out more »

Bartel-Pritchard Square Wednesday Greenmarket

September 27 @ 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Every week on Wednesday until November 22, 2017
Prospect Park,
Brooklyn, 11225
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Nestled inside Prospect Park’s tree-shaded southwest corner, this much-loved weekday market is where South Slope and Windsor Terrace residents stock up on locally grown staples. The offerings range from a selection of vegetables, fruits, baked goods, plants, and flowers, to fresh-caught fish and organic baked goods. For a full calendar of events and a list … Continue reading Bartel-Pritchard Square Wednesday Greenmarket Find out more »
10:00 am

Brooklyn Photographs

September 27 @ 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 27 @ 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 27 @ 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 27 @ 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 »

Proof: Francisco Goya, Sergei Eisenstein, Robert Longo

September 27 @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Every week on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until January 7, 2018
Brooklyn Museum,
200 Eastern Parkway, Brooklyn, NY 11238 United States
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At particular moments in history, artists use their artwork to reveal social, cultural, and political complexities, responding to the times in which they live. Bringing together the work of three innovative chroniclers, Proof: Francisco Goya, Sergei Eisenstein, Robert Longooffers insight into the energy, empathy, and creativity with which these artists recounted and reimagined their realities. Together … Continue reading Proof: Francisco Goya, Sergei Eisenstein, Robert Longo Find out more »
12:00 pm

Until Everyone Has it Made: Jackie Robinson’s Legacy

September 27 @ 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

September 27 @ 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 27 @ 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 »

Beyond-Beyond

September 27 @ 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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Every week on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until November 5, 2017
Smack Mellon,
92 Plymouth Street at Washington Street, Brooklyn, NY 11201 United States
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Ron Baron’s expansive installation of nearly one hundred pairs of life-size cast ceramic shoes. Although each pair is small in comparison to the gallery’s vast space, their combined poetic and ghostly presences fill the significant void and evoke all that is missing.   Find out more »
2:00 pm
Free

The Fire Theory: Ice

September 27 @ 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 »
3:00 pm

Jamaa Fanaka

September 27 @ 3:00 pm
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Every day until September 27, 2017
BAM Rose Cinemas,
30 Lafayette Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11201 United States
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One of the most daring, subversive, and iconoclastic filmmakers to emerge from the LA Rebellion movement, Jamaa Fanaka mixed blaxploitation genre thrills with explosive socio-political subtext. A true auteur—he wrote, produced, directed, and distributed his first three features while still a student at UCLA—his films are at once unabashedly entertaining and unflinching in their dissection … Continue reading Jamaa Fanaka Find out more »
5:00 pm

Salsa September

September 27 @ 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 »
6:30 pm
$13

Metal Yoga

September 27 @ 6:30 pm - 7:45 pm
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Every week on Wednesday until November 29, 2017
The Cobra Club,
6 Wyckoff Avenue, Brooklyn, NY United States
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Metal Yoga is not just a vinyasa class. You will move and breathe while listening to your favorite bands. Salute to the moon and connect to the dead, raise your metal mantras, and offer your practice to the darkness, and most importantly have some fun during your practice. The intention of the practice is to … Continue reading Metal Yoga Find out more »
7:30 pm
$30, $35, $50 (weekday); $35, $40, $55 (weekend) (prices subject to change after July 23)

My Lai

September 27 @ 7:30 pm
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Every day until September 30, 2017
BAM Harvey Theater,
651 Fulton Street, Brooklyn, NY United States
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An evening-length sung monodrama, My Lai focuses on the final days of Warrant Officer Hugh C. Thompson Jr, examining the emotional toll of the infamous 1968 civilian massacre by US troops in Vietnam and the military’s attempted cover up. Composed by Jonathan Berger with libretto by Harriet Scott Chessman, the work is scored for tenor, string quartet, and traditional Vietnamese instruments, … Continue reading My Lai Find out more »
$25

The Principles of Uncertainty

September 27 @ 7:30 pm
BAM Fisher,
321 Ashland Place, Brooklyn, NY 11217 United States
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Over the course of a year, author and illustrator Maira Kalman kept an online graphic diary for The New York Times called The Principles of Uncertainty. The entries are colorful, perceptive musings on the passage of time and its relation to the seemingly mundane objects and experiences that make up our daily lives. In this imaginative dance theater … Continue reading The Principles of Uncertainty Find out more »
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