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Culture Forward: A Downtown Brooklyn Arts Festival

October 13
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Every day until October 23, 2017
Various Locations,
Brooklyn, NY United States
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Kicking off the festivities, Gotham Market at The Ashland will host a launch party on Friday, October 13 at 6pm. On Saturday, October 14, BRIC andDBP will host a concert at an exciting new public space – The Steps at 300 Ashland. The concert will feature world class talent as part of the BRIC Jazzfest. DBP’s original programming … Continue reading Culture Forward: A Downtown Brooklyn Arts Festival Find out more »
8:00 am

What Is It, Then, Between Us

October 13 @ 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Tues-Sat • 8am-10pm Mon • 8am-6pm Sun • 10am-6pm
BRIC Cafe,
647 Fulton STreet, Brooklyn, NY United States
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Magali Duzant’s interdisciplinary work fuses the poetics of perception with a scientific approach to relating the lived experience. In this installation, Duzant illuminates the power of gesture to serve as a universal language. The text, an American Sign Language translation of an excerpt from Walt Whitman’s poem “Crossing Brooklyn Ferry,” underscores the possibility of human … Continue reading What Is It, Then, Between Us Find out more »
10:00 am

Brooklyn Photographs

October 13 @ 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

October 13 @ 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 »
Free

Emergency Food and Supplies Donations for Hurricane Maria Victims in Puerto Rico

October 13 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays from 10 AM to 4 PM; Thursdays from 12 Noon to 7 PM; and Fridays from 10 AM to 12 PM.
Assemblyman Colton’s District Office,
155 Kings Highway (between West 12th & West 13th Streets), Brooklyn, NY 11223 United States
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Assemblyman William Colton’s office is collecting supplies for the victims of Hurricane Maria. Puerto Ricans are in desperate need of non-perishable goods and daily essentials, such as bottled water, canned foods, flashlights, batteries, diapers, baby formula, small generators, personal items (shampoo, toothpaste, feminine napkins, etc.) and more. Please drop off any items for donation by Oct. … Continue reading Emergency Food and Supplies Donations for Hurricane Maria Victims in Puerto Rico Find out more »
11:00 am

Infinite Blue

October 13 @ 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 »

Soulful Creatures: Animal Mummies in Ancient Egypt

October 13 @ 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 »

My Shot: Portraits from Hamilton

October 13 @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Saturday: 12 - 4 p.m.
United Photo Industries Gallery,
111 Front Street, Brooklyn, NY 11201 United States
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Hamilton is a cast of revolutionaries. Night after night, this band of young rebels raise their voices to the darkness in an inspiring uprising of song and spirit. They are at once our history and our future, inciting rebellion and leading the way to change. Josh Lehrer captured their portraits using antique cameras and lenses. … Continue reading My Shot: Portraits from Hamilton Find out more »

Proof: Francisco Goya, Sergei Eisenstein, Robert Longo

October 13 @ 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 »
11:30 am
$25

Master Class: Compagnie du Hanneton with Thi Mai Nguyen

October 13 @ 11:30 am
Mark Morris Dance Center,
3 Lafayette Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11217 United States
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Co-presented by BAM and Mark Morris Dance Group For experienced and professional dancers Visit BAM.org/master-classes for more information and to register Find out more »
12:00 pm

Until Everyone Has it Made: Jackie Robinson’s Legacy

October 13 @ 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

October 13 @ 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 »

Beyond-Beyond

October 13 @ 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
$50 pp

Williamsburg Bites Brooklyn Food Tour

October 13 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Every week on Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday until October 28, 2017
Williamsburg Mini Mall,
Brooklyn, NY United States
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This insider food tour of Williamsburg begins two blocks from the L subway on Bedford Avenue. This is a small group walking tour, so it’s like enjoying an afternoon with new friends! Williamsburg, one of Brooklyn’s most popular and exciting neighborhoods, straddles old and new. You can enjoy the lively arts, music, and boutique scene … Continue reading Williamsburg Bites Brooklyn Food Tour Find out more »

In & Out

October 13 @ 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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Every week on Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until November 5, 2017
STUDIO10,
56 Bogart Street , Brooklyn , NY 11206
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 A pairing of Kate Teale and Marcy Rosewater paintings curated by Brittany Prater. Find out more »
$15 per child BCM Passport Members enjoy free admission

October drop in play

October 13 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Every week on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until October 29, 2017
Spark by Brooklyn Children’s Museum,
1 John Street, Brooklyn, NY 11201 United States
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Come inside and enjoy these drop-in art projects and play opportunities taking place during drop-in hours for play during the month of October in our Studio. Saturday, October 7th – Sunday, October 8th Messy Monster Collages Rip, tear, cut and arrange paper to make a monster collage. Saturday, October 14th – Sunday, October 15th Animal Masks Make … Continue reading October drop in play Find out more »
2:00 pm
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On Stage at Kingsborough-Eddie Allen/ 3hree For Louis: A Tribute To Louis Armstrong

October 13 @ 2:00 pm - 10:00 pm
On Stage at Kingsborough Schedule Date Time Artist Genre October 13, 2017 7:00 PM Eddie Allen/ 3hree For Louis: A Tribute To Louis Armstrong Featuring Eddie Allen Jazz at the Lighthouse October 28, 2017 8:00 PM American Dance Spectacular! Dance/Broadway November 5, 2017 2:00 PM Petra and the Wolf Family – Theatre November 18, 2017 … Continue reading On Stage at Kingsborough-Eddie Allen/ 3hree For Louis: A Tribute To Louis Armstrong Find out more »
Free

The Fire Theory: Ice

October 13 @ 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

October 13 @ 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

Reconceived Notions

October 13 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Friday 6:00-9:00 Saturdays and Sundays 12:00-5:00
Stand4,
414-78th Street, Brooklyn, NY 11207 United States
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Curated by Jeannine Bardo and Mollie Flanagan Reconceived Notions-an exhibit and programming that includes the work of artists, makers, and writers, who are exploring, questioning and challenging existing systems. Participants: Glenn Albrecht Tatiana Arocha Jaynie Crimmins Magali Duzant Katarina Jerinic Celine Semaan Katie Shima Friday 6:00-9:00 Saturdays and Sundays 12:00-5:00 Find out more »
7:00 pm
$40

Triskaidekaphilia

October 13 @ 7:00 pm
House of Yes,
2 Wyckoff Avenue, Brooklyn, NY United States
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Tickets: http://bit.ly/2xUfig4  New Camerata Opera presents an operatic exploration of the occult, featuring Gian Carlo Menotti’s The Medium, and a Cabaret Macabre. The evening will delve into the darkest depths of humanity, in a way that only opera can. Grab a drink, (or three), and get lost in a new, demonic dimension. Featuring the operatic voices of … Continue reading Triskaidekaphilia Find out more »
$10

Let’s Talk About Death

October 13 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Voodoo Lounge Underground,
988 Decatur Street, Brooklyn, NY 11207 United States
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At “Let’s Talk About Death,” you’ll be invited to engage in group discussions and writing prompts between performances by featured artists, and there will be an open mic at the end where you can share what you’ve written. If the weather’s nice, the showcase will be held in a starlit backyard. If the weather’s not … Continue reading Let’s Talk About Death Find out more »
7:30 pm

Lola Star’s Dreamland Roller Disco

October 13 @ 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

Thierrée’s La grenouille avait raison (The Toad Knew)

October 13 @ 7:30 pm
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Every day until October 14, 2017
BAM Gilman Opera House,
30 Lafayette Avenue, Brooklyn, NY United States
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A family joke about young James Thierrée’s penchant for communing with imaginary animals inspired the title of the iconic performer’s sixth touring show for his acclaimed Compagnie du Hanneton. La grenouille avait raison (The Toad Knew)—for which Thierrée serves as creator, stage designer, and musical composer—is a tale of two siblings imprisoned by an amphibious creature played … Continue reading Thierrée’s La grenouille avait raison (The Toad Knew) Find out more »
$35, 55, 75, 95 (Weekday); $40, 60, 85, 105 (Weekend) (prices subject to change after July 23)

Richard III

October 13 @ 7:30 pm
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Every day until October 14, 2017
BAM Harvey Theater,
651 Fulton Street, Brooklyn, NY United States
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Reimagining Shakespeare’s rabidly ambitious king with a confrontational interpretation, Thomas Ostermeier returns to BAM with Richard III . This full-throttle adaptation is set in a mud- splattered arena, designed by Jan Pappelbaum, where glitter falls from the sky as a club-footed sociopath stalks the stage. Playwright Marius von Mayenburg replaces Shakespeare’s poetic pentameter with forthright … Continue reading Richard III Find out more »
$25

Saudade

October 13 @ 7:30 pm
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Every day until October 15, 2017
BAM Fisher,
321 Ashland Place, Brooklyn, NY 11217 United States
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Vancouver and New York-based choreographer Joshua Beamish’s Saudade —a Portuguese word that represents a concept of a vague, constant desire for a reality that does not, and probably cannot, exist—investigates loss and longing for something unattainable. MOVETHECOMPANY physically manifests the pai n of desire and memory and its power to distort our reality, blurring lines … Continue reading Saudade Find out more »
8:00 pm
$20

The Intimacy Effect By Jeff Tabnick

October 13 @ 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 »

Into the Veil

October 13 @ 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
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Every day until October 14, 2017
Green-Wood Cemetery,
Main Gate-25th Street at 5th Avenue, Brooklyn, NY United States
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Back by popular demand! Atlas Obscura, “the definitive guide to the wondrous and curious places    worldwide” and historic Green-Wood Cemetery present Into the Veil, an evening of exploration and discovery, featuring dozens live performances – some small and intimate and others, bold and grand.  Many are brand new for the 2017 event. Attendees receive … Continue reading Into the Veil Find out more »
11:45 pm

Friday the 13th Part 2

October 13 @ 11:45 pm
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Every day until October 14, 2017
Nitehawk Cinema,
136 Metropolitan Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11249 United States
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Influenced greatly by Mario Bava’s Bay of Blood, Friday the 13th Part 2 brings in a new set irresponsible, sex-crazed camp counsellors to Crystal Lake. Five years after the horrible bloodbath at Camp Crystal Lake, it seems Jason Voorhees and his demented mother are in the past. Paul opens up a new camp close to the infamous site, ignoring warnings … Continue reading Friday the 13th Part 2 Find out more »
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