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Art in the Parks: Fitzhugh Karol

April 17
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Every day until June 22, 2018
Two sculptures of colorful intersecting steel shapes reference familiar silhouettes of stairs and hillsides. Their abstract and playful shapes invite interaction and are a reminder of man’s imprint on the landscape. The two sculptures are  titled “Searches” and “Reaches,” Find out more »
Ongoing
$20

Letters to My Future Self, CD Release Party!

January 11 @ 8:30 pm - December 11 @ 10:00 pm
Areté Venue and Gallery,
67 West St, Brooklyn, NY 11222 United States
Nick Revel is a violist, composer, improviser, and producer. Come celebrate the release of his debut album on Centaur Records of all-original compositions, layered improvisations, and sound-designs! Letters to My Future Self will take you on a musical journey through the inside of his mind. This self-produced, self-composed, and self-recorded collection breaks preconceived notions of … Continue reading Letters to My Future Self, CD Release Party! Find out more »
8:00 am

What Is It, Then, Between Us

April 17 @ 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 »

In Terms of Performance

April 17 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Every day until May 8, 2018
BAM Peter Jay Sharp Building,
30 Lafayette Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11217 United States
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Text-based exhibition provokes dialogue, debate, and discovery across artistic disciplines Find out more »

Katie Shima: What time is it there?

April 17 @ 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Every day until June 17, 2018
BRIC House,
647 Fulton Street, Brooklyn, NY United States
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Katie Shima’s intricately constructed wall relief sculptures weave together digital and traditional techniques as a means to explore how societies shape their environments by building in, over, and through the landscape. Comprised of natural materials such as stained wood and fiber, the installation will appear as if an archipelago of disparate locales. Organic in overall appearance, … Continue reading Katie Shima: What time is it there? Find out more »

Above and Underground

April 17 @ 8:00 am - 7:30 pm
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Every day until May 1, 2018
Gallery 55 (In Empire Stores),
53-55 Water Street, Brooklyn, NY 11201 United States
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Gallery 55 is featuring 3 artists: New York photographer Adam Miller, DUMBO-based photographers Canvas Raw, and the very talented artist Shane Garron. Find out more »

Pondlife

April 17 @ 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Every week on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until March 31, 2019
Brooklyn Botanic Garden,
990 Washington Avenue, Brooklyn, NY United States
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A multimedia exhibition by scientist and filmmaker Sally Warring, combines art and biology in an exploration of the microbial communities in the ponds and waterways at the Garden. Microbes live in every environment on Earth, from the Artic to the Amazon to your local park’s duck pond. They produce around half the world’s oxygen, degrade waste, … Continue reading Pondlife Find out more »
9:00 am
Free

Brain Train Technology Class

April 17 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
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Every week on Tuesday until April 24, 2018
Bay Ridge Center for Older Adults,
6935 4th Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11209 United States
This class is designed to preserve memory, improve verbal skills, and accelerate mental processing abilities in older adults. Participants will learn how to play fun but challenging computer games developed by a psychologist. This class is open only to members of Bay Ridge Center. Membership is free and open to anyone 60 and older. To … Continue reading Brain Train Technology Class Find out more »

Constellations

April 17 @ 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
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Every day until April 30, 2018
Made In NY Media Center,
30 John Street, Brooklyn, NY United States
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Videos in the exhibition tell stories of time and place, showing no matter how far apart we are, we’re all connected. Artist include: Ben Voldman, Cindy Suen, Drew Shields, Irene Feleo, Jean Jullien / Nicolas Jullien, John Balestrieri, Josh Cochran / Ara Devejian, Matt Huynh, Michael C. Hsiung, Min Liu, Rose Wong, Taezoo Park, Taili Wu … Continue reading Constellations Find out more »
10:00 am

Bringing Back the City: Mass Transit Responds to Crises

April 17 @ 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 »

Bordering the Imaginary: Art From the Dominican Republic, Haiti, and Their Diasporas

April 17 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Every week on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday until April 29, 2018
BRIC House,
647 Fulton Street, Brooklyn, NY United States
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An exhibition of contemporary artworks using an array of media tomine the interrelated histories of two Caribbean countries that share a single island, their tradition of cultural and social exchange, and the racism and social injustices that have long impacted the people of both nations. Find out more »

Dream Machine – explore your dreams in this immersive playground

April 17 @ 10:00 am
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Every week on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until May 31, 2018
Dream Machine,
93 N 9th Street, Brooklyn, NY United States
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Dream Machine is an immersive, surrealist playground that taps into our desire to experience the childlike wonder our of dreams during waking hours. The self-guided journey will take attendees through ten unique rooms inspired by our sleep-cycle, bringing unimaginable dreamworlds to life before our eyes Find out more »
11:00 am

Forgiveness & Conflict

April 17 @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Every week on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday until May 26, 2018
United Photo Industries Gallery,
111 Front Street, Brooklyn , NY United States
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Landscapes from Nelson Mandela’s South Africa   Tuesday-Friday 11 a.m. – 6 p.m. Sunday 12 – 4 p.m. Find out more »

Jan Groover: Photographs

April 17 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Every week on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday until April 28, 2018
Janet Borden, Inc,
91 Water Street, Brooklyn, NY United States
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a slightly retrospective viewing of Groover’s amazing range, including newly discovered photographs of Hartford that presage her famous triptychs. Find out more »
12:00 pm

Zach Blas Contra-Internet

April 17 @ 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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Every week on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday until April 27, 2018
Art in General,
145 Plymouth Street, Brooklyn, NY 11201 United States
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Art in General presents Contra-Internet, the first-ever solo exhibition in New York by artist Zach Blas and world premiere of his new film, Jubilee 2033. Contra-Internet confronts the growing hegemony of the internet through installation, video works, CGI animation, glow-in-the-dark text, blown-glass sculptures and a single-edition publication titled The End of the Internet (As We Knew It). At the center … Continue reading Zach Blas Contra-Internet Find out more »

And So Now: Speech Act Scores

April 17 @ 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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Every week on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday until June 16, 2018
BAM Fisher,
321 Ashland Place, Brooklyn, NY 11217 United States
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Featuring works by Ben Vida Find out more »
5:00 pm

Understanding Dementia Seminar: What You Need to Know and Where to Go

April 17 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Heights & Hills,
57 Willoughby Street, 4th floor, Brooklyn, NY 11201 United States
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The free meeting is designed specifically for family and friends who are caring for people with Alzheimer’s or dementia.  It will provide helpful information about the disease and introduce caregivers to the free resources and services available at CaringKind to help them cope with present and future challenges.   Pre-registration is REQUIRED. Please call the CaringKind 24-hour … Continue reading Understanding Dementia Seminar: What You Need to Know and Where to Go Find out more »
6:00 pm

Eat, Drink & Be Literary: Kevin Young Author

April 17 @ 6:00 pm
BAMCafe Live,
30 Lafayette Avenue, brooklyn, NY United States
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The author of 11 books of poetry and prose, including Blue Laws: Selected & Uncollected Poems 1995 – 2015 Eat, Drink & Be Literary brings major contemporary authors to BAMcafé for intimate readings and engaging discussions.  A unique series for savvy writers, readers, and eaters, presented in partnership with the National Book Awards, Eat, Drink … Continue reading Eat, Drink & Be Literary: Kevin Young Author Find out more »
7:30 pm
start at $35

King Lear

April 17 @ 7:30 pm
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Every week on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until April 29, 2018
BAM Harvey Theater,
651 Fulton Street, Brooklyn, NY United States
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The incomparable Sir Antony Sher and the legendary Royal Shakespeare Company return to BAM with their acclaimed new production of King Lear. Directed by Artistic Director Gregory Doran and presented at BAM in its US premiere, it is the last Shakespearean role for Sher. In this magnum opus within Shakespeare’s canon of kings, he tackles the colossal role of Lear … Continue reading King Lear Find out more »
8:00 pm
$10

Comedy Benefit for Gun Safety

April 17 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Littlefield,
622 Degraw Street, Brooklyn, NY United States
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A  night of laughter and doing good on behalf of Everytown for Gun Safety and Brady Center to Prevent Gun Violence Jason Lam and Shonali Bhowmik host with guest comedians: David Cross Selena Coppock Shalewa Sharpe John Roberts Jr. Katina Corrao George Gordon Greg Johnson and more! Doors 7pm, Showtime 8pm! Find out more »
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