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Secret Snowflake Holiday Book Drive

November 14
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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 »
8:00 am
Free

Coat & Canned Food Drive

November 14 @ 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Every week on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday until December 31, 2017
Abraham Lincoln high School,
2800 Ocean Parkway, Brooklyn, NY 11235 United States
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Abraham Lincoln High School will be collecting coats throughout the months of November and December. Collected items will be donated to the Coney Island Lighthouse. We will be accepting donations during the school day at our main entrance on Ocean Parkway. Please help us support Coney island Lighthouse and all the great work they do … Continue reading Coat & Canned Food Drive Find out more »

Loss for Words

November 14 @ 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 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

Bringing Back the City: Mass Transit Responds to Crises

November 14 @ 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 14 @ 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 »

My Shot: Portraits from Hamilton

November 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 »
3:00 pm
FREE

Bang Temple No.2 scratch(es)

November 14 @ 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 »
4:30 pm

Strange Victories: Black Soldiers and World War II

November 14 @ 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 »
7:00 pm

“La Traviata”

November 14 @ 7:00 pm
Our Lady of Perpetual Help,
5902 6th Avenue, Brooklyn, NY United States
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The opera, which tells the story of a courtesan who sacrifices her own happiness for the sake of her lover’s family,  will be sung in Italian with English super titles, and presented with piano accompaniment.  The Conductor for this  performance is Gregory Ortega and Stage Director is Linda Lehr. Featured soloists are:   Violetta – … Continue reading “La Traviata” Find out more »

Jesse Marchant

November 14 @ 7:00 pm
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Every week on Tuesday until November 28, 2017
Union Pool,
484 Union Avenue, Brooklyn, NY United States
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Jesse Marchant is a Swiss-Canadian multi-instrumentalist, singer, songwriter and record producer based in New York City. He has recorded 4 studio albums and an EP, Brightest of Feathers, due for release September 8th, 2017. His follow up LP Illusion of Love will be released in January of 2018. Come and check him out. Find out more »
Free

NYRR Open Run at Pier 6

November 14 @ 7:00 pm
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Every week on Tuesday until November 28, 2017
Brooklyn Bridge Park- Pier 6,
Atlantic Avenue and Furman Street, Brooklyn, NY 11201 United States
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Whether you’re a first time runner, a seasoned marathoner, or you prefer to walk, you’re welcome along. No need to register in advance; sign-in takes place on site. NYRR Open Runs are open to all ages. Strollers and dogs on leashes welcome. Find out more »
7:30 pm
start at $30

17c

November 14 @ 7:30 pm
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Every day until November 18, 2017
BAM Harvey Theater,
651 Fulton Street, Brooklyn, NY United States
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Big Dance Theater returns to BAM with the New York premiere of17c, a witty ensemble work inspired by the diaries of Samuel Pepys Find out more »
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