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Culture Forward: A Downtown Brooklyn Arts Festival

October 14
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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 14 @ 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 14 @ 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 »
Free

Tour the Greenpeace ship Arctic Sunrise

October 14 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Every day until October 15, 2017
Brooklyn Bridge Park, Pier 6,
Atlantic Ave. and Furman St., Brooklyn, NY 11201 United States
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Greenpeace has embarked on an Atlantic Coast Ship Tour and is stopping in Brooklyn! Come for free public tours on our ship the Arctic Sunrise   Visit http://www.greenpeace.org/usa/about/shiptour/ for more information, including accessibility details https://www.facebook.com/events/119543418713465/?active_tab=discussion   To arrange group tours, please email shiptour@greenpeace.org Find out more »
Free

3rd Annual Health Fair

October 14 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
NYU Langone Health—Cobble Hill,
83 Amity Street (Corner of Hicks St.) , Brooklyn, NY United States
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Fall is here and that means one thing: it’s time for NYU Langone Health’s annual Health Fair! Anyone who’s been meaning to visit the doctor, but hasn’t had time can swing by for free flu shots, blood tests to screen for cholesterol and diabetes, blood pressure readings and stroke prevention education for adults. Find out more »

Julia Oldham: How to Escape a Black Hole

October 14 @ 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

Indie Author Day

October 14 @ 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
Brooklyn Public Library,
240 Division Avenue , Brooklyn, NY 11211 United States
There will be free writing workshops, a Virtual Reality demo along with a presentation on VR and the future of storytelling, a musical performance written by Nathan Windsor and an opportunity to meet local authors who will be signing their books and answering reader’s questions. There will also be a raffle giveaway for Indie Authors. … Continue reading Indie Author Day Find out more »

The Big Brooklyn Book Sale

October 14 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Central Library,
10 Grand Army Plaza, Brooklyn, NY 11238 United States
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There will be crafts and activities for kids, plus a huge collection of books available for just $1 each. Sales from the Big Brooklyn Book Sale will provide support to Brooklyn Public Library’s collections and programs. Unsold materials will be donated for resale, with a portion supporting the Library. Find out more »
11:00 am

Infinite Blue

October 14 @ 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 14 @ 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 14 @ 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 14 @ 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 »

Practice in the Park

October 14 @ 11:00 am
Brooklyn Bridge Park, Pier 2,
150 Furman St., Brooklyn , NY 11201 United States
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The Brooklyn Nets are inviting the community to Brooklyn Bridge Park for an open-to-the-public Practice in the Park. The day will include: Youth basketball games Food trucks Face painting Temporary tattoo station Photo booth Sneaker refresh station Haircuts and styling with Levels Barbershop Find out more »
11:30 am
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The Other Festival

October 14 @ 11:30 am
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Every day until October 15, 2017
City Point,
445 Albee Square West, Brooklyn, NY 11201 United States
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 A two-day all female festival that brings together and celebrates makers, creators, founders, disrupters and dreamers. Hosted in partnership with GLAM4GOOD, it features powerful music, extraordinary speakers, demos, workshops and a unique marketplace for female founders. The festival gathers extraordinary women from across the country to celebrate entrepreneurship and creativity, and is designed to educate and empower … Continue reading The Other Festival Find out more »

What is Hip Hop?

October 14 @ 11:30 am
Greenlight Bookstore,
686 Fulton Street, Brooklyn, NY 11217 United States
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As with their inaugural title, Morse and illustrator Anny Yi offer a playful introduction to the genre, invoking legendary figures of hip-hop with life-like, hand-formed clay figures and inviting rhymes. WHAT IS HIP-HOP? is produced by renowned writer, black culture critic, and filmmaker, Nelson George. The result is a fun, accessible, and informative introduction to … Continue reading What is Hip Hop? Find out more »
12:00 pm

Until Everyone Has it Made: Jackie Robinson’s Legacy

October 14 @ 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 14 @ 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 »

Chahama Brooklyn Army Terminal Open Studios

October 14 @ 12:00 pm - October 15 @ 5:00 pm
Brooklyn Army Terminal,
140 58th Street, Brooklyn, New York, NY 11220 United States
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The Chashama Space to Create artists open their studios to the public! We invite you to explore incredible new work in 70+ studios, and experience the rich history of the Brooklyn Army Terminal during Open House New York.   Find out more »

Beyond-Beyond

October 14 @ 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 »
12:30 pm

Pinnochio

October 14 @ 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

Material Matters

October 14 @ 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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Every week on Saturday and Sunday until October 15, 2017
BWAC Brooklyn Waterfront Artists Coalition,
499 Van Brunt Street, Door #7, Red Hook, Brooklyn, NY 11231 United States
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Innovations in clay, glass, wood and metal. Find out more »

Crown Heights Youth Soccer League

October 14 @ 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 »
$50 pp

Williamsburg Bites Brooklyn Food Tour

October 14 @ 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 »
Free

The People Games Play

October 14 @ 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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Every week on Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until November 5, 2017
FiveMyles,
558 St. John's Place, Brooklyn, NY 11238 United States
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In this exhibition, Nicholas Cueva presents a series of paintings that stem from visions of past moments after they were transformed by time and by the process of remembering. The games provide a similar space of reflection, but necessitate group interaction to complete the moment of art. Each game is built and conceived by the … Continue reading The People Games Play Find out more »
Free

The Tug

October 14 @ 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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Every week on Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until November 5, 2017
FiveMyles,
558 St. John's Place, Brooklyn, NY 11238 United States
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This exhibition brings together a collection of artworks by artist Erin Gleason that critically challenge our relationship to measured space and time versus our lived experience of it. Part installation, part an exhibition of drawings, prints, photographs and sculpture, these works address how our sense of truth is pulled between lived experience and terms of … Continue reading The Tug Find out more »

In & Out

October 14 @ 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 14 @ 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

October 14 @ 2:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Every week on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until May 19, 2018
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 Find out more »
3:00 pm

Old Stone House: Witness to War

October 14 @ 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 »
Free

Family Class with Mark Morris Dance Group

October 14 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Mark Morris Dance Center,
3 Lafayette Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11217 United States
Fun for the whole family, this free class is taught by Mark Morris Dance Group company members and accompanied by live music. All ages and levels are welcome. Featured repertory: Layla and Majnun (2016) Learn excerpts from this epic love story . Find out more »
3:30 pm

NYTM Train Operators Workshop

October 14 @ 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

NY Harbor Scenes

October 14 @ 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 »

Bargemusic

October 14 @ 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 »
6:00 pm

Reconceived Notions

October 14 @ 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 »
7:30 pm
$25

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

October 14 @ 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 14 @ 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 14 @ 7:30 pm
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 14 @ 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 14 @ 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 »
9:00 pm
free with RSVP

I called him Morgan

October 14 @ 9:00 pm
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Saturday showing at 2 p.m.
Bric House Stoop,
647 Fulton Street, Brooklyn, NY 11217 United States
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On a snowy night in February 1972, celebrated jazz musician Lee Morgan was shot dead by his common-law wife Helen during a gig at a club in New York City. The murder sent shockwaves through the jazz community, and the doubles as a seductive tribute to its subject’s jazz passion as well as an absorbing … Continue reading I called him Morgan Find out more »
11:45 pm

Friday the 13th Part 2

October 14 @ 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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