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Earth Line

February 11
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Every day until February 17, 2018
99 Plymouth, Brooklyn Bridge Park,
99 Plymouth Street, Brooklyn, NY 11201 United States
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Earth Line is a new, site-specific installation by artist Claudia Bitran. Created using ordinary household refuse, the installation consists of a 3D representation of the New York City skyline as seen from BBP, as well as a series of photographs highlighting the intricate detail of the work. The New York-based artist’s installation reveals the impact … Continue reading Earth Line Find out more »
8:00 am

What Is It, Then, Between Us

February 11 @ 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 »
9:30 am

Healing Session with Gayle Damiano

February 11 @ 9:30 am - 1:30 pm
Breakin Boundaries,
11 Newel St, Brooklyn, NY 11222 United States
Visit Gayle’s booth for your personalized healing experience. Gayle will be sharing her unique energy techniques to help bring you to a state of calm bliss and elevate your healing capacity. She combines her years of practice in multiple modalities for a grounding and enlightening experience.   Find out more »
10:00 am

Bringing Back the City: Mass Transit Responds to Crises

February 11 @ 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 »

THIS HISTORIC NYC ARTISTS ORGANIZATION EXHIBIT

February 11 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Every day until February 27, 2018
St. Francis College,
180 Remsen Street, Brooklyn, 11201 United States
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THE FEDERATION OF MODERN PAINTERS & SCULPTORS EXHIBITING WORKS ON PAPER THE EXHIBITION INCLUDES WATER COLORS, PASTELS, PRINTS, COLLAGES BY 11 MEMBERS OF THIS HISTORIC NYC ARTISTS ORGANIZATION FOUNDED IN 1940 OPEN 10-5 DAILY Find out more »

Kenseth Armstead: Master Work: Slaves of New York 1776

February 11 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Every week on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until February 25, 2018
BRIC Arts,
647 Fulton Street, Brooklyn, NY 11217 United States
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Master Work: Slaves of New York 1776, part of Kenseth Armstead‘s ongoing Farther Land project, will envelop BRIC’s Project Room with one duck feather for each slave in the colony of New York at the time of the American Revolution. The sculptural forms and materials of his work are derived from revolutionary-era symbolic content and amounting to … Continue reading Kenseth Armstead: Master Work: Slaves of New York 1776 Find out more »

Reenactment

February 11 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Every week on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until February 25, 2018
BRIC Arts,
647 Fulton Street, Brooklyn, NY 11217 United States
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Reenactment is a group exhibition that will look at the aesthetic and political implications of historical reenactment in contemporary art. ARTISTS: Ken Gonzales-Day, Crystal Z. Campbell, Marisa Williamson, Maria Hupfield, Alicia Grullón, and Farideh Sakhaeifar. Tuesday-Saturday: 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; Sunday:  12-6 p.m. Find out more »

Winter Flea & Smorgasborg

February 11 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Every week on Saturday and Sunday until March 18, 2018
Industry City,
274 36th Street, Brooklyn, NY 11232 United States
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Brooklyn’s largest flea market for vintage, design, antiques, collectibles, and food Find out more »
11:00 am

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

February 11 @ 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

February 11 @ 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 »

BAM Black Comix Expo

February 11 @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Lepercq Space,
30 Lafayette Avenue/2nd flr, Brooklyn , NY United States
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BAM and the Black Comics Collective present a free day-long expo celebrating comics of color. The showcase features comic exhibitors, a panel discussion, a children’s art workshop, and a superhero cosplay showcase for fans of all ages. In conjunction with BAM’s cinema series Fight The Power: Black Superheroes on Film, the BAM Black Comix Expo demonstrates … Continue reading BAM Black Comix Expo Find out more »

Waterfront

February 11 @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Every week on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until March 25, 2018
Brooklyn Historical Society DUMBO,
55 Water Street, Brooklyn, NY United States
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An immersive, multimedia exhibition that brings to life the vibrant history of Brooklyn’s coastline through interwoven stories of workers, industries, activists, innovators, families, neighborhoods, and ecosystems. Waterfront is the first major exhibition on the history of Brooklyn’s coastline. The culmination of four years of development and research, Waterfront blends BHS’s acclaimed approach to historical interpretation with forward-thinking design … Continue reading Waterfront Find out more »
free with museum admission

Museum Highlights Tour

February 11 @ 11:00 am
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Every week on Saturday and Sunday until April 29, 2018
New York Transit Museum,
Boerum Place and Schermerhorn Street, Brooklyn, NY United States
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Join expert Museum Educators on a dramatic journey through the building of New York’s subway system, the evolution of the City’s surface transportation, and our priceless collection of vintage subway and elevated cars dating back to 1904. Tours every Saturday and Sunday at 12pm and 3pm. Find out more »

(un)obscured echoes

February 11 @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Every week on Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until March 11, 2018
FiveMyles,
558 St. John's Place, Brooklyn, NY 11238 United States
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A site-specific installation by Rachel Lee Zheng Find out more »
12:00 pm

Until Everyone Has it Made: Jackie Robinson’s Legacy

February 11 @ 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

February 11 @ 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 »

Solid Light Works: Anthony McCall

February 11 @ 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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Every week on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until March 11, 2018
Pioneer Works,
159 Pioneer Street, Brooklyn, NY 11231 United States
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This exhibition marks the artist’s first institutional exhibition in New York and first time that his vertical installations will be shown alongside their horizontal variants. Find out more »

Rudy Shepherd Everything in the Universe is My Brother

February 11 @ 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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Every week on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until February 25, 2018
Smack Mellon,
92 Plymouth Street at Washington Street, Brooklyn, NY 11201 United States
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Rudy Shepherd’s solo exhibition features several bodies of work that are part of the artist’s ongoing investigation into the nature of evil. His portrait series depict the faces of criminals and victims of crime. Making no visual distinctions between the two, the artist explores the complexity of their stories and the gray areas between innocence … Continue reading Rudy Shepherd Everything in the Universe is My Brother Find out more »

Wise Eyes: Still Woke

February 11 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Every week on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until April 29, 2018
Brooklyn Historical Society,
128 Pierrepont Street, Brooklyn, NY 11201 United States
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Inspired by the Women’s Marches and the importance of education for their generation, the 2017 Brooklyn Historical Society Teen Council created an exhibition about women of Brooklyn’s past and present who’ve been active catalysts for education and empowerment. The women featured in Wise Eyes: Still Woke did not know one another, lived at different times, and in many ways … Continue reading Wise Eyes: Still Woke Find out more »

New Work

February 11 @ 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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Every week on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until March 11, 2018
A.I.R GALLERY,
155 Plymouth Street, Brooklyn, NY 11201 United States
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In the exhibition New Work, Schaumburger explores how color behaves and perpetually changes. Throughout this series, the artist uses a similar composition with varying color combinations. Each work is divided into blocks and every color receives a quantitative as well as chromatic valuation. Schaumburger’s interests in the perception and manipulation of colors dictates the construction of … Continue reading New Work Find out more »

Slow Motion

February 11 @ 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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Every week on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until March 11, 2018
A.I.R GALLERY,
155 Plymouth Street, Brooklyn, NY 11201 United States
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In Slow Motion, Fellowship Artist Megan Pahmier presents a series of works that capture and record intimate gestures: squeezing, rubbing, wrapping, and stitching through everyday materials like newsprint, metal, plastic and window screen. Marking time through touch, her work seeks to reveal the animate properties of matter and activate the awareness required to experience such change. … Continue reading Slow Motion Find out more »
12:30 pm
$11 adults, $10 children, $9 groups (20 or more)

The Prince and The Magic Flute

February 11 @ 12:30 pm
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Every week on Saturday and Sunday until March 31, 2018
Puppetworks,
338 Sixth Avenue, Brooklyn, NY United States
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Adapted for children by Nicolas Coppola from Mozart’s opera, The Prince and The Magic Flute is set in mystical Egypt and tells the comical adventures of a Prince and a Bird catcher as they try to rescue a Princess.  Puppet works’ production features traditional, hand-carved wooden marionettes, accompanied by children’s songs culled from the Mozart … Continue reading The Prince and The Magic Flute Find out more »
1:00 pm

Jeanne Liotta Break The Sky

February 11 @ 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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Every week on Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until February 25, 2018
Microscope Gallery,
1329 Willoughby Avenue, #2B, Brooklyn, NY 11237 United States
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Jeanne Liotta, “In This Immense Space Hidden Things Appear Before Us”, 2018, live feed augmented reality video installation, dimensions variable – Image courtesy of the artist and Microscope Gallery Find out more »

The Art Life

February 11 @ 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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Every week on Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until March 11, 2018
FiveMyles,
558 St. John's Place, Brooklyn, NY 11238 United States
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Otto Neals and Emmett Wigglesworth Find out more »
Free

The Art Life

February 11 @ 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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Every 4 weeks on Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until March 11, 2018
FiveMyles,
558 St. John's Place, Brooklyn, NY 11238 United States
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 an exhibition of painting, sculpture, drawing and woodcuts by Otto Neals and Emmett Wigglesworth.   Find out more »
2:00 pm
Free

Good Neighbors Art Show

February 11 @ 2:00 pm
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Every week on Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until February 11, 2018
Ground Floor Gallery,
343 Fifth Street, Brooklyn, NY 11215 United States
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 The Good Neighbors of Park Slope is a group of close to 600 members, 50 years old and over, residing in your community, with many members who are artists and still dedicated to their work. Hence, the current show, which is a small presentation of what older vibrant neighbors are still producing. They hope you … Continue reading Good Neighbors Art Show Find out more »
$30

Brooklyn Navy Yard Tour

February 11 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Every week on Sunday until February 24, 2018
Brooklyn Navy Yard Bldg 92,
63 Flushing Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11205 United States
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2-hour Brooklyn Navy Yard tour Learn all about New York’s naval and martime history from your guide Visit a 19th-century dry dock that’s still used today for ship repair Check out the country’s first multi-story ‘green’ industrial building and first wind- and solar-powered street lamps See historical photographs and listen to audio clips of WW2-era … Continue reading Brooklyn Navy Yard Tour Find out more »
3:00 pm
$25

Fifth Annual Lunar New Year Celebration

February 11 @ 3:00 pm
Kumble Theater for the Performing Arts-LIU Brooklyn,
One University Plaza, Brooklyn, NY 11201 United States
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Celebrate the oncoming arrival of spring with an all-new festival of Chinese music and dance commemorating the Year of the Dog, faithful guardian and loyal friend to mankind. This family-friendly event includes graceful dancers, a colorful Chinese marketplace, red lions and golden dragons frolicking to the lilting sounds of traditional instruments, and more. Enjoy the … Continue reading Fifth Annual Lunar New Year Celebration Find out more »

Concerts on the Slope: Afterthoughts

February 11 @ 3:00 pm
St. John’s Episcopal Church,
139 St. John's Place, Brooklyn, NY United States
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Katie Hyun, violin Mayuki Fukuhara, violin Andrew Gonzalez, viola Jiwon Kim, viola Nick Pauly, viola Caeli Smith, viola Benjamin Larsen, cello Eric Umble, clarinet Kate Umble, trumpet Julie Lee, flute performing Robert Sirota: Epimetheus Tania León: String Quartet No. 2 Brahms: Viola Quintet No. 2 in G Major, Op. 111   Free Will Donation ($20 suggested)   Find out more »
4:00 pm
Free

Bad Princess book party

February 11 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
The Commons Cafe,
388 Atlantic Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11217 United States
Kid-oriented royal fun including tiara making, selfie station, and Bad Princess book signing with Kris Waldherr. A whip-smart, tongue-in-cheek spin on the traditional princess narrative, proving that it takes more than a pretty crown to be a great leader. For ages eight and up. Find out more »

Vicki Behm

February 11 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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Sat-Sun 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
440 Gallery,
440 Sixth Avenue, Brooklyn, NY United States
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A Retrospective, a gallery-wide solo exhibition. In the long arc of her career, Vicki Behm has shifted easily between the restrained elegance of architectural commissions to quirky line drawings that immortalize the beauty and sheer joy of extraordinarily ordinary things. Vicki’s hand-drawn journals are treasure troves of personal documentation and convey an intimate, wide-eyed look at a … Continue reading Vicki Behm Find out more »

Women to the Front Presents: A Night of Comedy

February 11 @ 4:00 pm
Union Pool,
484 Union Avenue, Brooklyn, NY United States
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A NIGHT OF COMEDY FEATURING: JULIO TORRES SASHEER ZAMATA APARNA NANCHERLA MITRA JOUHARI   A benefit for immigrants and refugees Find out more »
4:40 pm

One Breath Rising: Julia Ogilivie

February 11 @ 4:40 pm - 5:40 pm
440 Gallery,
440 Sixth Avenue, Brooklyn, NY United States
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Julia Ogilvie is a poet, actor, playwright and comedian Find out more »
6:00 pm

Nancy Baker

February 11 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Every day until February 26, 2018
1 Main,
1 Main Street, Brooklyn, NY United States
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Nancy Baker will exhibit a site-specific/large scale installation with mixed media collage.   Find out more »
7:00 pm
$16

BAMkids Theater- The Magic City

February 11 @ 7:00 pm
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Saturday shows 2 p.m. & 7 p.m. and Sunday showing 2 p.m.
BAM Fishman Space,
321 Ashland Avenue, Brooklyn, NY United States
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Manual Cinema Nine-year-old Philomena’s inner world materializes as a pint-size metropolis of found objects in this magical retelling of Edith Nesbit’s 1910 fantasy novel. With the help of toy theater, shadow puppetry, live music, and live actors in silhouette, she copes with the loss of her parents and the challenges of her new blended family, … Continue reading BAMkids Theater- The Magic City Find out more »
$15/Members $7.50

Fight the Power: Black Superheroes on Film

February 11 @ 7:00 pm
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Every day until February 18, 2018
BAM Rose Cinemas,
30 Lafayette Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11201 United States
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See:  www.bam.org for schedule/times Before Black Panther there was…an entire alternative cinematic history of black screen heroes who challenged establishment power structures through their sheer existence. From blaxploitation icons to supernatural avengers to anti-colonial outlaws, this series spotlights industry-defying images of black heroism and empowerment in films that are as socially and politically subversive as they are … Continue reading Fight the Power: Black Superheroes on Film Find out more »
$49

Madame Morbid’s Trolley Tour

February 11 @ 7:00 pm
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Every week on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until March 25, 2018
Madame Morbid’s Trolley Tour,
N 9th Street & Driggs Ave (B62 Bus Stop), Brooklyn, NY United States
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Designed to mimic a Victorian funeral parlor, our custom-made, turn of the century trolley is equipped with cushioned leather seats, chandeliers and velvet curtains inspired by Gone with the Wind. Mini-documentaries play throughout the trip on a screen, narrated by Brooklyn’s most infamous residents.   HIGHLIGHTS INCLUDE: – tales of alien abductions on the Brooklyn Bridge … Continue reading Madame Morbid’s Trolley Tour Find out more »
8:00 pm
start at $35

Returning to Reims

February 11 @ 8:00 pm
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Every week on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until February 25, 2018
St. Ann’s Warehouse,
29 Jay Street, Brooklyn, NY 11201 United States
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An actress and her director are working on the narration for Returning to Reims, a documentary adaptation of Didier Eribon’s memoir about his homecoming after coming out as a gay man and years of estrangement. Through the text, they confront Eribon’s painful discovery upon his arrival: the traditionally left-wing parties and the liberal middle-class with which … Continue reading Returning to Reims Find out more »
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