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8:00 am

Loss for Words

September 28 @ 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 »
10:00 am

Brooklyn Photographs

September 28 @ 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 28 @ 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 »

Playdough Playtime

September 28 @ 10:00 am - 11:15 am
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Every week on Thursday until November 16, 2017
The Cobra Club,
6 Wyckoff Avenue, Brooklyn, NY United States
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Toddlers explore their tactile senses using completely non-toxic playdough (ingredients are flour, salt and water). Along with some basic tools such as rolling pins, popsicle sticks and blocks, toddlers experience ways to shape, mold and stamp playdough. This is a drop-in open play setting for 18mos to 4 year olds. Find out more »
11:00 am

Infinite Blue

September 28 @ 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 28 @ 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 28 @ 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 28 @ 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 28 @ 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 28 @ 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 28 @ 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 »
1:00 pm

10,000 Mantras

September 28 @ 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 28 @ 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 »
2:00 pm
Free

The Fire Theory: Ice

September 28 @ 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

Ed Center Open Hours

September 28 @ 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 28 @ 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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 28 @ 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 »

The Great DUMBO Drop

September 28 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Washington Street at Water Street,
Washington Street at Water Street, Brooklyn, NY 11201 United States
T Part Block Party. Part Taste of DUMBO. Part Epic Spectacle. LINK: https://squareup.com/store/ J Get in on the fun and sponsor an elephant in The Drop for $20–all $$ raised supports our local public schools (PS307 and The Dock Street school) and each elephant = one chance to win a $500 neighborhood shopping spree!   Find out more »
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Latino Heritage Celebration 2017/ Celebrando la Herencia Hispana

September 28 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Brooklyn Borough Hall,
209 Joralemon St, Brooklyn, NY 11201 United States
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Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with live music, authentic Latino food, artistic presentations, and much more at Brooklyn Borough Hall! Find out more »
5:30 pm

Taste of Iceland Cocktail Demo With Reyka Vodka

September 28 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Nitehawk Cinema,
136 Metropolitan Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11249 United States
Reyka Vodka Brand Ambassador Trevor Schneider will be hosting a hands-on tutorial on how to make several delicious Icelandic cocktails and an ice demonstration Reyka Vodka is made in Iceland’s first vodka distillery in preciously small batches to ensure each and every bottle retains the highest quality possible. Iceland is home to volcanoes, glaciers, vast … Continue reading Taste of Iceland Cocktail Demo With Reyka Vodka Find out more »
6:00 pm
Free

Live at the Archway: Gaijin à Go-Go

September 28 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Archway in DUMBO,
251 East 32 Street, Brooklyn, NY 10016 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 don’t miss this special reunion show by this DUMBO/Japanese  band   ///////////THE BASICS   > Gaijin à Go-Go — 6PM > Artist Interactive … Continue reading Live at the Archway: Gaijin à Go-Go Find out more »
6:30 pm
$5

Book Talk: “Blood in the Water: The Attica Prison Uprising of 1971″

September 28 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Brooklyn Historical Society,
128 Pierrepont Street, Brooklyn, NY 11201 United States
Heather Ann Thompson shares the complicated and gripping tale of the five-day prison uprising, as well as the muddied investigations, lawsuits, and untold stories that followed. (BHS members receive early access to this event!) Find out more »
7:30 pm

To Funk and Die in LA

September 28 @ 7:30 pm
Greenlight Bookstore,
686 Fulton Street, Brooklyn, NY 11217 United States
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Renowned writer, filmmaker, black culture critic, and Brooklyn resident Nelson George launches TO FUNK AND DIE IN LA—the latest title in his D Hunter crime-fiction series Find out more »
$30, $35, $50 (weekday); $35, $40, $55 (weekend) (prices subject to change after July 23)

My Lai

September 28 @ 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 28 @ 7:30 pm
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Every day until September 30, 2017
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 »
8:00 pm
79.50-125

Luis Fonsi Love + Dance World Tour

September 28 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Kings Theatre,
1027 Flatbush Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11226 United States
Just as the name indicates, “Love + Dance World Tour” will showcase the best of Fonsi’s music, which spans almost two decades. Through an extensive repertoire that combines his greatest ballads such as “No Me Doy Por Vencido,” “Aquí Estoy Yo,” “Nada Es Para Siempre,” “Imagíname Sin Ti,” among others, with his uptempo songs like “Por Una Mujer,” “No Te Cambio … Continue reading Luis Fonsi Love + Dance World Tour Find out more »
$20

The Intimacy Effect By Jeff Tabnick

September 28 @ 8:00 pm
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Every week on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday until October 14, 2017
Vital Joint,
109 Meserole Street, Brooklyn , NY 11206 United States
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In The Intimacy Effect, Matt Appel welcomes his brother and sister-in-law into his family’s small apartment. Over his wife’s objections, Matt tells them about the pregnant woman who showed up at their apartment the day before. This woman’s allegations have serious ramifications for them all. The play weaves in and out of thoughts and actions, the past, … Continue reading The Intimacy Effect By Jeff Tabnick Find out more »
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