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Soup Kitchen 2017

December 1 - December 31
Open Source Gallery,
306 17th St., Brooklyn, NY 11215 United States
Each year the Open Source Soup Kitchen brings together artists, cooks, friends, and neighbors for a month of cooking, eating, sharing and celebrating! For as many nights of the month as we have volunteers, we will provide the cookware and utensils–and our volunteer chef of the evening will be responsible for a “one-pot meal” (usually a … Continue reading Soup Kitchen 2017 Find out more »
8:00 am

Loss for Words

December 9 @ 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

December 9 @ 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

December 9 @ 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

Bringing Back the City: Mass Transit Responds to Crises

December 9 @ 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 »
Free

Plein Air & More: Paintings by Paul Patous

December 9 @ 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
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Every week on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday until December 31, 2017
Daphne Art Gallery,
154 Montague Street, Brooklyn, NY 11217 United States
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A Composite of Nature, City, and Space!     Find out more »
10:30 am
$10

BAMkids Music Series- Awa Sangho

December 9 @ 10:30 am
BAMCafe Live,
30 Lafayette Avenue, brooklyn, NY United States
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Mali-born, NYC-based singer-songwriter Awa Sangho is a rising presence on the world music scene, delivering blues- and rock-tinted songs that percolate with the rhythms and resonance of West Africa. Known for high-energy performances that showcase her drumming and dancing, she comes to BAM fresh off the release of her debut solo album, Ala Ta, a blend … Continue reading BAMkids Music Series- Awa Sangho Find out more »
10:45 am
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Sing-Along Shabbat

December 9 @ 10:45 am - 11:45 am
Bay Ridge Jewish Center,
405 81st Street, Brooklyn, NY 11209 United States
Experience Shabbat morning with singing, guitar, puppetry and musical prayer.  Families with 0-5 year olds, siblings and caregivers participate in a playful setting and form friendships.  Followed by challah and grape juice with the BRJC Community. Find out more »
11:00 am

Soulful Creatures: Animal Mummies in Ancient Egypt

December 9 @ 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 »
Free!

Renegade Craft Fair Brooklyn Pop-Ups

December 9 @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Every week on Saturday and Sunday until December 17, 2017
Industry City- Factory Floor,
274 36th Street, Brooklyn, NY 11232 United States
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Hey Brooklyn! Ring in the season and get your holiday shopping done all in just one weekend. They’ll  be s unique handmade items from hundreds of Makers, fun DIY workshops, immersive special features, food + drink, festive music, and much, much more. See you there! http://www.renegadecraft.com/fairs/brooklyn-holiday-pop-ups #RenegadeCraftFair #RenegadeBrooklyn #RenegadePopUp Find out more »

Proof: Francisco Goya, Sergei Eisenstein, Robert Longo

December 9 @ 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 »

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

December 9 @ 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 »

Imaginarium

December 9 @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Satyrdays; 12 - 4 p.m.
United Photo Industries,
16 Main st. # B, Brooklyn , NY 11201 United States
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Claire Rosen’s, elaborate photographic tableaux constructions of whimsical anthropomorphic animals, archetypal heroines, and symbolic still lives which evoke the aesthetics of classical painting. The transportive images captivate with a fascination of the natural world and ideals of beauty.   Find out more »

Roots of “The Dinner Party”: History in the Making

December 9 @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Every week on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until March 4, 2018
Brooklyn Museum,
200 Eastern Parkway, Brooklyn, NY 11238 United States
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Since the 1970s, Judy Chicago has been a pioneer in the development of feminism as an artistic movement and an educational project that endeavors to restore women’s place in history. Her most influential and widely known work is the sweeping installation The Dinner Party (1974–79), celebrating women’s achievements in Western culture in the form of a meticulously … Continue reading Roots of “The Dinner Party”: History in the Making Find out more »

Ahmed Mater: Mecca Journeys

December 9 @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Every week on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until April 8, 2018
Brooklyn Museum,
200 Eastern Parkway, Brooklyn, NY 11238 United States
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Ahmed Mater: Mecca Journeys takes visitors through the holiest city in the Islamic world. It presents a compelling portrait of the massive urban redevelopment now under way and its effects on residents and the millions of hajj pilgrims who travel there every year. Saudi artist Ahmed Mater has documented this unprecedented expansion for nearly a decade. The exhibition … Continue reading Ahmed Mater: Mecca Journeys Find out more »
12:00 pm

Until Everyone Has it Made: Jackie Robinson’s Legacy

December 9 @ 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

December 9 @ 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 »

The way we were

December 9 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Every week on Saturday and Sunday until January 7, 2018
Stand4,
414-78th Street, Brooklyn, NY 11207 United States
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Through memories, we excavate and examine what once was. We sing an elegy to feel a part of that history. The artists in this exhibition (re)create objects from the past; monumentalizing them and amending them. They form a new present…devoid of color. Works by: Jeannine Bardo Michael Marfione Marisa Tesauro [John Avelluto] (http://john-avelluto.com/)(organizer Find out more »

Seeing Things

December 9 @ 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

December 9 @ 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 »
15-30

The Culture of Crown Heights Holiday Market

December 9 @ 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Every day until December 9, 2017
The Black Lady Theatre,
750 Nostrand Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11216 United States
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Experience Crown Heights this holiday season at the Culture of Crown Heights Holiday Market. This market features music, live painting, artwork, hand-made jewelry, crafts and more. Plus, get complimentary gift wrapping for purchases made with one of the many vendors on site. Stay a while, and enjoy the fantastic play Bone Soup: A Kwanzaa Story … Continue reading The Culture of Crown Heights Holiday Market Find out more »
$15.00

Sixth Annual Gingerbread Ship Workshop

December 9 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Brooklyn Navy Yard Center,
BLDG 92, Brooklyn, NY United States
You may have made a gingerbread house—but have you ever made a gingerbread ship? After a brief “apprenticeship”, kids will work together to decorate a large gingerbread ship model; baked by Brooklyn’s own Buttermilk Bakeshop. Each participating child will get their own gingerbread ship cookie, modeled after a ship built in the Yard, to bejewel … Continue reading Sixth Annual Gingerbread Ship Workshop Find out more »
$45 per child/$35 members; Event ticket includes 1 child and all adults, additional children $10 each

Family Workshop: Gingerbread Bridges

December 9 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Spark by Brooklyn Children’s Museum,
1 John Street, Brooklyn, NY 11201 United States
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Work together with your tot to create and decorate a festive and tasty gingerbread bridge inspired by the Manhattan Bridge in Spark’s backyard. Pre-registration required, $45 per child/$35 members; Event ticket includes 1 child and all adults, additional children $10 each. Adults are always free! Reserve in advance online at www.brooklynkids.org/spark/classes. https://83.blackbaudhosting.com/83/tickets?tab=2&txobjid=53e51645-3bc6-469e-9d52-8097010c55ca Find out more »
12:30 pm

Pinnochio

December 9 @ 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
Free

Resolution

December 9 @ 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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Every week on Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until December 17, 2017
FiveMyles,
558 St. John's Place, Brooklyn, NY 11238 United States
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The main theme in Larry Weekes’ work has been his passionate belief in the term “IWE” (I am part of WE) – the connection of human beings to each other. He sees this clearly with the widespread need need for the worship of a god, and with this exhibition the artist respects and celebrates the … Continue reading Resolution Find out more »

Bête Noire

December 9 @ 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 »
2:00 pm
32.50-180

Moscow Ballet’s Great Russian Nutcracker 2017

December 9 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Kings Theatre,
1027 Flatbush Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11226 United States
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Celebrate this Christmas with the experience taking North America by storm! Making the 25th North American Anniversary Tour in 2017, Moscow Ballet’s Great Russian Nutcracker features over-the-top production values and world class Russian artists. Larger than life puppets and nesting dolls, and gloriously hand-crafted costumes bring the Christmas spirit of life. Show times : 2 p.m. & … Continue reading Moscow Ballet’s Great Russian Nutcracker 2017 Find out more »
3:00 pm

Old Stone House: Witness to War

December 9 @ 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 »
3:30 pm

NYTM Train Operators Workshop

December 9 @ 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 »

Twilight Tour

December 9 @ 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
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Every week on Saturday and Sunday until December 10, 2017
Green-Wood Cemetery,
Main Gate-25th Street at 5th Avenue, Brooklyn, NY United States
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There are few places more atmospheric than a cemetery at dusk – and Green-Wood is top notch when it comes to beauty and atmosphere. Arm yourself with a flashlight to explore the cemetery’s stunning landscape as the sun fades over the horizon. The tours ends with a visit to the catacombs, which are normally closed … Continue reading Twilight Tour Find out more »
4:00 pm
FREE

American Skulls and Flowers

December 9 @ 4:00 pm
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must email info@courttree.com for appt
Miller is a collage artist who has been using vintage linoleum flooring as his medium for almost 20 years. His innovative work depicts both nostalgia in pop culture to personal history. Must email: info@courttree.com for an appt   Find out more »
$49

Madame Morbid’s Trolley Tours & Holiday Clothing Drive

December 9 @ 4:00 pm
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Every week on Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until December 30, 2017
Madame Morbid’s Trolley Tours will be collecting winter coats throughout the month of December to benefit New York Cares. Every guest who brings an item for donation will receive a $20 gift certificate for Madame Morbid merchandise or for use on a future tour. In addition, 10% of all ticket sales go towards feeding Brooklyn’s homeless … Continue reading Madame Morbid’s Trolley Tours & Holiday Clothing Drive Find out more »
7:00 pm
start at $25

The Brooklyn Nutcracker

December 9 @ 7:00 pm
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times vary, please check schedule
Irondale Center,
85 S. Oxford St., Brooklyn, NY 11217 United States
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 Brooklyn Ballet, a unique and interdisciplinary dance company rooted in the classical idiom, presents the return of  The Brooklyn Nutcracker. Following a sold-out premiere season in 2016, The Brooklyn Nutcracker fuses ballet, hip-hop and an array of world dance genres to create a new tradition for today’s audience. A re-imagined holiday classic, this critically acclaimed work transforms familiar Nutcracker … Continue reading The Brooklyn Nutcracker Find out more »
7:30 pm
start at $30

Home

December 9 @ 7:30 pm
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Every day until December 10, 2017
BAM Harvey Theater,
651 Fulton Street, Brooklyn, NY United States
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Theater artist Geoff Sobelle returns to BAM with the New York premiere of HOME, a large-scale performance work that explores the relationship between “house” and “home.” On stage, a house appears from nothing, constructed quickly as though in time-lapse. Residents move in, move out, get evicted, burn it down, loot it, rent it, remodel it, get … Continue reading Home Find out more »
$25

Suddenly

December 9 @ 7:30 pm
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Every day until December 9, 2017
BAM Fisher,
321 Ashland Place, Brooklyn, NY 11217 United States
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From a miniature cityscape constructed of debris (including an old rusted truck) rises PuppetCinema’s latest theater wonder, produced by Cameri Theatre of Tel-Aviv. Based on acclaimed Israeli writer Etgar Keret’s short story collection Suddenly, A Knock on the Door, director Zvi Sahar and co-adapter Oded Littman weave several stories together and create a modern puppet show … Continue reading Suddenly Find out more »
8:00 pm
20/25

Forever Festival XYZ

December 9 @ 8:00 pm - December 10 @ 3:00 am
Forever Festival XYZ,
315 Ten Eyck St., Brooklyn, NY 11206 United States
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Calling all artists, absurdists & lovers, to the surrealist carnival. An avant garde pop celebration, in an East Williamsburg warehouse, with bands, performance artists, acrobats, a dance troupe, art installations, absurdist ceremony and more. Featuring musical acts, Sonnymoon, Combo Chimbita, WTF Bach, and Kassa Overall, and street provacateurs Enormousface and Matthew Silver. Plus, an interdimensional … Continue reading Forever Festival XYZ Find out more »
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