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Secret Snowflake Holiday Book Drive

November 12
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Every day until November 30, 2017
Greenlight Bookstore,
686 Fulton Street, Brooklyn, NY 11217 United States
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The holiday season can be a difficult time for New York’s vulnerable children. Secret Snowflake, a special initiative of NYC Service (a division of the Office of the Mayor) in partnership with city agencies and local businesses, answers letters from children in need and provides both necessities and gifts that are sources of joy for kids ages 0 to … Continue reading Secret Snowflake Holiday Book Drive Find out more »
Ongoing
$20

The New York Sorta Marathon

November 4 @ 9:00 am - November 12 @ 9:00 pm
Unnamed Venue,
Union Ave. Between North 12th St. and Driggs Ave, Brooklyn, NY United States
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The New York Sorta Marathon is the first ever SHORT marathon. At only .2 miles long, it’s basically just a finish line. Finally, a marathon anyone can finish, and then brag online about finishing. hundreds of merry pranksters looking to participate in an elaborate joke will show up in running gear, run for only .2 … Continue reading The New York Sorta Marathon Find out more »
8:00 am

Loss for Words

November 12 @ 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 »

What Is It, Then, Between Us

November 12 @ 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 »
9:00 am

Fall Flea Market

November 12 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Bay Ridge Jewish Center,
405 81st Street, Brooklyn, NY 11209 United States
Over 50 vendors sell Gifts, Collectibles, Toys, Jewelry & more.  Come to the Flea Market that everyone loves.  Mingle, eat, shop & have a great day.  Something for everyone! Free admission.  Refreshments available. Find out more »
10:00 am

Brunch at Phil & Anne’s Good Time Lounge

November 12 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Every week on Saturday and Sunday until November 26, 2017
Phil & Anne’s Good Time Lounge,
196 Smith St. Brooklyn, New York , NY 12201 United States
Take your weekend up a notch with the launch of brunch at Chef Anne Burrell’s new Brooklyn restaurant,   guests can now enjoy innovative brunch fare Find out more »

Bringing Back the City: Mass Transit Responds to Crises

November 12 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Saturday & Sunday: 11am – 5pm Closed Mondays and major holidays
New York Transit Museum,
Boerum Place and Schermerhorn Street, Brooklyn, NY United States
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A new exhibit offering a unique perspective on the vital, often unseen, work of New York’s transit employees. Using the events of 9/11, the 2003 Northeast Blackout, Hurricane Sandy and other severe weather events as examples, the exhibition reveals the critical role that mass transit personnel play in preparing for and responding to natural and … Continue reading Bringing Back the City: Mass Transit Responds to Crises Find out more »
11:00 am

ALFRED LESLIE: THE WORLD IS CHARGED WITH THE GRANDEUR OF GOD

November 12 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Every week on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until December 20, 2017
Janet Borden, Inc,
91 Water Street, Brooklyn, NY United States
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Known since the 1950s for his abstract and figurative painting, Alfred Leslie has embraced technology and new techniques, thus updating his craft for the contemporary age. These pixel scores further the ideas Leslie began in his Grisaille paintings of 1963. Here he composes the image on the computer, using a dactyl to draw on the … Continue reading ALFRED LESLIE: THE WORLD IS CHARGED WITH THE GRANDEUR OF GOD Find out more »

Soulful Creatures: Animal Mummies in Ancient Egypt

November 12 @ 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

November 12 @ 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 »
Free

American Field Brooklyn

November 12 @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Every day until November 12, 2017
Industry City,
274 36th Street, Brooklyn, NY 11232 United States
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American Field is a pop-up market of authentic brands that connects consumers directly with makers returns to Brooklyn, NY this November at Industry City. The American Field Movement raises awareness for quality brands and strives to inform consumers, making it easy to decide where to spend their money. Find out more »
12:00 pm

Until Everyone Has it Made: Jackie Robinson’s Legacy

November 12 @ 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

November 12 @ 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 »
$35

Feasts and Festivals

November 12 @ 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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Every week on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until February 25, 2018
Museum of Food and Drink,
62 Bayard Street, Brooklyn, NY 11222 United States
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Featuring talks, demos, and special events with Jim Lahey, Ruth Reichl, Sri Rao, the Mexican Cultural Institute, League of Kitchens, and many more, Feasts and Festivals will examine food and drink’s central role in celebrations, ceremonies, and rituals across the globe. Courtesy of the SAVEUR archives, the never-before-exhibited photographs of annual festivities, religious rituals, and special occasions, … Continue reading Feasts and Festivals Find out more »
12:30 pm

Pinnochio

November 12 @ 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 »
FREE

Beggars of Life

November 12 @ 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Brooklyn Public Library, Central LIbrary,
10 Grand Army Plaza, Brooklyn, NY 11238 United States
This 1928 silent films stars Louise Brooks, disguised as a boy, in a pre-Depression-Era drama about hoboes. With live piano accompaniment by Bernie Anderson. Find out more »
1:00 pm

Crown Heights Youth Soccer League

November 12 @ 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 »

Brooklyn Open Studios 2017

November 12 @ 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Various locations in Red Hook, Brooklyn,
461 Van Brunt Street, Brooklyn, NY 11231 United States
Red Hook, Brooklyn artists and makers will open their studios and workshops to the public.Visual artists; painters, paper artists, printers, ceramicists, blacksmiths, furniture makers,glassblowers, jewelers ,furniture rehabbers, architectural surface painters and others will be featured. Listing and maps of artist’s locations will be available online and at Fairway Market, Red Hook,Brooklyn. Find out more »

Bête Noire

November 12 @ 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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Every week on Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until December 10, 2017
FiveMyles,
558 St. John's Place, Brooklyn, NY 11238 United States
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Group show with 12 artists The paintings, drawings, photographs and sculptures featured in this exhibition illuminate the conceit by embodying forms, narratives and frames of mind that pique and, perhaps, consternate the eye, haunting it in ways that refuse ready interpretations. Find out more »

Historic Trolley Tour

November 12 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Every week on Sunday until November 26, 2017
Green-Wood Cemetery,
Main Gate-25th Street at 5th Avenue, Brooklyn, NY United States
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Experience the most magnificent and historic 478 acres in New York City. Join our expert tour guides to hear fascinating stories of Green-Wood’s permanent residents, see breathtaking views of Manhattan, tread where George Washington and his troops fought the Battle of Brooklyn, and much more. Find out more »
2:00 pm
FREE

The Healing Power of Stillness

November 12 @ 2:00 pm
Berkeley Carroll School,
152 Sterling Place, Brooklyn, NY 11217 United States
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Have you ever felt lack of calm in your life, overwhelmed by the onslaught of current events? International speaker Larissa Snorek-Yates will give a free talk titled The Healing Power of Stillness. Her talk focuses on finding a deep-settled calm within ourselves that cannot be disrupted by fear or any outward disturbance. Come and discover a stillness … Continue reading The Healing Power of Stillness Find out more »
3:00 pm

Old Stone House: Witness to War

November 12 @ 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

Bang Temple No.2 scratch(es)

November 12 @ 3:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Every week on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until November 28, 2017
Creme and Cocoa Creamery,
1067 Nostrand Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11225 United States
BANG TEMPLE is a series of artistic explorations on the topic of origin; Blackness, the womb, the concept of the black hole and the BIG BANG as theory. It is recognized that humanity is of BLACK origin, that the seat of humanity is an African reality, this proven from significant scientific research. Monday- closed Sun, … Continue reading Bang Temple No.2 scratch(es) Find out more »
3:30 pm

NYTM Train Operators Workshop

November 12 @ 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 »
4:30 pm

Strange Victories: Black Soldiers and World War II

November 12 @ 4:30 pm
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Every day until November 16, 2017
BAM Rose Cinemas,
30 Lafayette Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11201 United States
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BAMcinématek presents a cross section of films that explore the unique experiences of black soldiers who, in racially-segregated units, fought the spread of fascism overseas only to face racism again on home soil. These groundbreaking classics, compelling documentaries, and revisionist action spectacles shine much-needed light on the experience of black soldiers and veterans as the … Continue reading Strange Victories: Black Soldiers and World War II Find out more »
6:00 pm

Reconceived Notions

November 12 @ 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

Ice Balloons, Benni and Aquarian Blood

November 12 @ 7:00 pm
Union Pool,
484 Union Avenue, Brooklyn, NY United States
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Ice Balloons live shows strive for maximum spectacle, with video projections (by B.A. Miale), piña-colada scented smoke and a whirl of chaotic noises, all grounded by a 60’s garage punk skeleton. Don’t miss them, Benni or Aquarian Blood. Find out more »
7:30 pm

Nitehawk Shorts Festival

November 12 @ 7:30 pm
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Nitehawk Cinema,
136 Metropolitan Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11249 United States
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The OPENING NITE screening of the Nitehawk Shorts Festival highlights diverse short films by nine independent filmmakers that address power, corruption, family, and coming of age. Includes post-screening Q&A   November 7, 2017 7:30 pmOPENING NITE SOLD OUT 9:00 pmOpening Nite Party FREE & OPEN TO ALL November 8, 2017 7:30 pmART SEEN  Buy Tickets … Continue reading Nitehawk Shorts Festival Find out more »
8:00 pm
$20 in advance/$23 at door

mayday heyday parfait

November 12 @ 8:00 pm
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Every day until November 12, 2017
BRIC House,
647 Fulton Street, Brooklyn, NY United States
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A work of song, dance, and poetry expressing humanity’s troubles and highest aspirations, imploring our capacity for empathy across difference.  A diverse cast of 15 will weave a multi-layered narrative from complex musical harmonies and highly personal movement. Choreographed by Daria Faïn, with a libretto written by Robert Kocik in a profusion of languages, and compositions by Darius Jones, … Continue reading mayday heyday parfait Find out more »
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