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Secret Snowflake Holiday Book Drive

November 18
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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

Loss for Words

November 18 @ 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 18 @ 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 »

Greenmarket at Grand Army Plaza

November 18 @ 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Every week on Saturday until January 27, 2018
Grand Army Plaza,
At the Fountain, Brooklyn, NY 11238 United States
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This community destination brings together a mix of shoppers from the nearby neighborhoods of Park Slope, Prospect Heights, Crown Heights, and beyond. Runners, dog-walkers, families, singles and foodies all converge to buy from the huge array of farm fresh products, and to participate in the programming and cooking demonstrations that take place every Saturday all … Continue reading Greenmarket at Grand Army Plaza Find out more »
10:00 am
Free

Manchester United’s #ILOVEUNITED Event and Screening

November 18 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Brooklyn Bridge Park,
334 Furman St, Brooklyn, NY , Brooklyn, NY 11201 United States
The exclusive and free event for United fans has welcomed thousands of supporters in recent years and it returns even bigger and better this season with fans able to be part of it, with an interactive online hub linking fans around the globe, with the opportunity to upload and post their own videos and pictures … Continue reading Manchester United’s #ILOVEUNITED Event and Screening Find out more »

Brunch at Phil & Anne’s Good Time Lounge

November 18 @ 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 »

Shape Up: Cardio Sculpt

November 18 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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Every week on until November 25, 2017
Clinton Hill Library,
380 Washington Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11238 United States
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Shape Up!: Cardio Sculpt has returned after a brief hiatus. Come exercise with a popular local volunteer! No registration is needed. Find out more »

Bringing Back the City: Mass Transit Responds to Crises

November 18 @ 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 »
10:15 am

Yoga for Adults

November 18 @ 10:15 am - 11:30 am
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Every week on Saturday until November 18, 2017
Bay Ridge Library,
7223 Ridge Boulevard, Brooklyn, NY 11209 United States
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The first 30 minutes of each session will be on a yoga mat (provided by the library or bring your own). The rest of the class will be in a chair. Wear loose, comfortable clothing. Kathleen Walker is a Registered Yoga Teacher who has been practicing since 1987. Please register at the information desk or by … Continue reading Yoga for Adults Find out more »
10:30 am

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

November 18 @ 10:30 am - 4:00 pm
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Every week on Saturday until November 25, 2017
Williamsburgh Library,
240 Division Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11211 United States
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Kids and teens can earn FREE books by borrowing and returning books with their library cards. Find out more »
11:00 am

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

November 18 @ 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 18 @ 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 »
Adult Admission $16 • Seniors $14 (64+)* • Students $10* • Children under 12 FREE

American Fine Craft Show

November 18 @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Every day until November 19, 2017
Brooklyn Museum,
200 Eastern Parkway, Brooklyn, NY 11238 United States
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This two-day event will present an extraordinary selection of handmade works in ceramics, jewelry, glass, furniture, wood, metal, mixed media, wearable and decorative fiber by 90 of the nation’s finest craft artists Find out more »

My Shot: Portraits from Hamilton

November 18 @ 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

November 18 @ 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 »

Pop-Up Sample Sale Charity Event

November 18 @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Every day until November 19, 2017
Absurd Conclave,
360 jefferson st., Brooklyn, NY 11237 United States
Absurd Conclave hosts a Pop-Up Sample Sale Charity Event for Puerto Rican Hurricane Relief They’ll be  two dozen vendors,  beer, wine, games and prize giveaways will accompany the live entertainment. Following the aftermath of the devastating near category 5 hurricane Maria, Puerto Rico was left in disarray and chaos.  Even now six weeks later, 70% of … Continue reading Pop-Up Sample Sale Charity Event Find out more »

Melissa Iwai and Denis Markell

November 18 @ 11:00 am
Kids of all ages are welcome, there will be readings, a chance to meet the authors, games and refreshments. Find out more »
12:00 pm

Until Everyone Has it Made: Jackie Robinson’s Legacy

November 18 @ 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 18 @ 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 18 @ 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 »

Seeing Things

November 18 @ 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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Every week on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until December 17, 2017
A.I.R GALLERY,
155 Plymouth Street, Brooklyn, NY 11201 United States
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Seeing Things focuses on the artistic deconstruction of racial and ethnic profiling. Through video and conceptual installations and social sculptures, Ann Stoddard is inquiring: Are we seeing things? Is our vision warped by implicit bias? Can art and technology increase empathy?  Find out more »

Floating Trails

November 18 @ 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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Every week on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until December 17, 2017
A.I.R GALLERY,
155 Plymouth Street, Brooklyn, NY 11201 United States
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Floating Trails highlights the relationship between paint, perception and the natural world. Capturing Mimi Oritsky’s ecological stance, this series of oil paintings touches on the subtle temperature of a place and its temporary moods with a bright meditative consciousness. Each 30 inch square canvas carries details of the natural world on a particular day and time, … Continue reading Floating Trails Find out more »
12:30 pm

Pinnochio

November 18 @ 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

Crown Heights Youth Soccer League

November 18 @ 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 »

Bête Noire

November 18 @ 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 »
1:30 pm

Master Class: Big Dance Theater with Paul Lazar

November 18 @ 1:30 pm
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 theater and dance practitioners Visit BAM.org/master-classes for more information and to register Find out more »
2:00 pm
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On Stage at Kingsborough

November 18 @ 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 »
$7 fo children12andunder,$10for adults

BAMkids Movie Matinees – A Billion Nights on Earth

November 18 @ 2:00 pm
BAM Fishman Space,
321 Ashland Avenue, Brooklyn, NY United States
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Created by Thaddeus Phillips In collaboration with Steven Dufala A late-night trip to the refrigerator for a glass of milk opens a door to another dimension in this theatrical epic inspired by pop-up books, Kabuki stagecraft, and parent-child relationships. Eschewing the shoulds and should-nots of adulthood for the anarchic laws of play, visionary director Thaddeus … Continue reading BAMkids Movie Matinees – A Billion Nights on Earth Find out more »

Kimberly Mayhorn: Transcend

November 18 @ 2:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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Every week on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday until November 25, 2017
Open Source Gallery,
306 17th St., Brooklyn, NY 11215 United States
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Humans are made of energy that is emitted everyday, affecting not only ourselves, but those around us. Mayhorn views energy that settles on the body over time as data. Whether interpersonal, political, historical, or cultural, this data creates invisible scars. Mayhorn views the body as a delicate organ that has the capacity to store energy … Continue reading Kimberly Mayhorn: Transcend Find out more »
3:00 pm

Old Stone House: Witness to War

November 18 @ 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 »
adults - $25; Senior Cits & College students under 25 - $20; tens - $5; children - free

La Traviata

November 18 @ 3:00 pm
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Every week on Saturday and Sunday until November 26, 2017
Our Lady of Perpetual Help school auditorium,
5902 6th Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11220 United States
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Enjoy a fully staged performance of Verdi’s tragedy “La Traviata”. The opera, which tells the story of a Violetta, who sacrifices her own happiness for the sake of her lover’s family, will be sung in Italian with English supertitles, and presented with full orchestra accompaniment. The Conductor for this performance is Gregory Ortega and Stage … Continue reading La Traviata Find out more »
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Bang Temple No.2 scratch(es)

November 18 @ 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 »

Affordable Housing Financial Coaching Workshop

November 18 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
PS 11,
419 Waverly Avenue, Brooklyn, NY United States
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A workshop to educate local residents throughout Brooklyn about about personal debt, housing issues and how to apply for affordable housing. Find out more »
3:30 pm

NYTM Train Operators Workshop

November 18 @ 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 »
6:00 pm

Reconceived Notions

November 18 @ 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
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Halls of Montezuma

November 18 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Bay Ridge Jewish Center,
405 81st Street, Brooklyn, NY 11209 United States
with  Richard Widmark and Jack Palance. Cost: $20 members/$25 non-members, includes light dinner. RSVP and fully paid up by November 15—718-836-3103/office@brjc.org. Find out more »
7:30 pm
10/25

PhiloSonia presents Liaisons I: The Schumanns & Brahms

November 18 @ 7:30 pm
The Old Stone House,
336 3rd Street, Brooklyn, NY 11215 United States
In four concerts, PhiloSonia’s second season “Liaisons” explores composers’ friendships and the works they inspired. About “Liaisons I: The Schumanns & Brahms”: Passionate and tragic, complex and mysterious, the bond between these three great musical personalities was marked by mutual admiration and ardent support. During a time of fervent conflict between absolute and program music, … Continue reading PhiloSonia presents Liaisons I: The Schumanns & Brahms Find out more »
start at $30

17c

November 18 @ 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 »
8:00 pm

50th Anniversary of The Velvet Underground & Nico

November 18 @ 8:00 pm
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Every day until November 18, 2017
BAM Gilman Opera House,
30 Lafayette Avenue, Brooklyn, NY United States
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In a unique multi-night engagement featuring two productions, John Cale returns to BAM to curate a 50th anniversary celebration of the groundbreaking 1967 album The Velvet Underground & Nico with members of the Wordless Music Orchestra and special guests onNovember 16 and 17. In celebration of the 50th birthday of this musical masterpiece, only three performances of the album … Continue reading 50th Anniversary of The Velvet Underground & Nico Find out more »
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