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8:00 am

Loss for Words

September 29 @ 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 29 @ 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 29 @ 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 29 @ 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 »

Being Well: In Search of Utopia?

September 29 @ 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 29 @ 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 »

Soulful Creatures: Animal Mummies in Ancient Egypt

September 29 @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Every week on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until January 21, 2018
Brooklyn Museum,
200 Eastern Parkway, Brooklyn, NY 11238 United States
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In the ancient burial ground at Saqqara, Egypt, one animal cemetery alone has yielded over four million individual ibis mummies. And the nearby dog cemetery contained over seven million mummies, with countless others found throughout Egypt. This unusual aspect of ancient Egyptian culture and religion—the mummification of animals—has remained largely a mystery. Soulful Creatures: Animal Mummies … Continue reading Soulful Creatures: Animal Mummies in Ancient Egypt Find out more »

Proof: Francisco Goya, Sergei Eisenstein, Robert Longo

September 29 @ 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 29 @ 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 29 @ 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 29 @ 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 29 @ 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

Migration

September 29 @ 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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 29 @ 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 29 @ 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

Old Stone House: Witness to War

September 29 @ 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 »
6:00 pm
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Yom Kippur, Kol Nidre Services

September 29 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Bay Ridge Jewish Center,
405 81st Street, Brooklyn, NY 11209 United States
Join BRJC for a participatory, easy to follow and friendly service with our dynamic Rabbi Bob Judd and Alissa Platcow, as cantor.  Questions/tickets: 718-836-3103/office@brjc.org —————————————————————————————————- Find out more »
7:30 pm
$30, $35, $50 (weekday); $35, $40, $55 (weekend) (prices subject to change after July 23)

My Lai

September 29 @ 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 »

Lola Star’s Dreamland Roller Disco

September 29 @ 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
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Every week on Friday until October 13, 2017
Dreamland Roller Disco at Lakeside,
171 East Drive, Brooklyn , NY United States
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The Lefrak Center at Lakeside and Lola Star will host themed DJ Disco Dancing. Each Friday night showcases a new theme from 70s Glitter to 80s Glam, dazzling performers, kitschy contests, giveaways and more $30 in advance must register Find out more »
$25

The Principles of Uncertainty

September 29 @ 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
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A Night of Love & War starring Keith Sweat and Tamar Braxton

September 29 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Kings Theatre,
1027 Flatbush Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11226 United States
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Don’t miss New jack swing icon Keith Sweat and breakout star Tamar Braxton. Find out more »
$20

The Intimacy Effect By Jeff Tabnick

September 29 @ 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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How to Build a Fire: Get Out

September 29 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Open Source Gallery,
306 17th St., Brooklyn, NY 11215 United States
STORYTELLERS Omer Abramson John Barclay Finn Degnan Gerren Liles Join us for our second event in Season 4 of How to Build a Fire with hosts Emily Ray Reese and Alena Singleton. If you look into a fire, you’ll never see the same flame twice. Fire flickers. It dances. It sways. It moves. It is … Continue reading How to Build a Fire: Get Out Find out more »
11:45 pm

In the Mouth of Madness

September 29 @ 11:45 pm
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Every day until September 30, 2017
Nitehawk Cinema,
136 Metropolitan Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11249 United States
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The impact a horror writer’s books have on his fans is more than inspirational. Midnite weekend screenings happen on Friday & Saturday nights (meaning arrive on Friday and/or Saturday night by 11:45pm for seating, the movie starts after midnite) Find out more »
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