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Art in the Parks: Fitzhugh Karol

April 20
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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 »

Mahamat-Saleh Haroun: Modern Griot

April 20
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Every day until April 25, 2018
BAM Rose Cinemas,
30 Lafayette Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11201 United States
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Please see www.bam.org for times A retrospective of the work of Chadian director Mahamat-Saleh Haroun. The director’s films, which remain mostly overlooked in the US. The retrospective opens with the New York premiere of A Season in France (2017—Apr 20) with Haroun present for a post-screening discussion A Screaming Man (2010—Apr 21 & 22) – The … Continue reading Mahamat-Saleh Haroun: Modern Griot Find out more »
8:00 am

What Is It, Then, Between Us

April 20 @ 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 20 @ 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 »

Architects of Creativity

April 20 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Every day until April 21, 2018
Weeksville Heritage Center,
158 Buffalo Ave., Brooklyn, NY 11213 United States
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Asase Yaa Cultural Arts Foundation amplifies the voices of youth with “Hip Hop Kingdom”. Be transported as we travel through the birth of hip-hop, its development over the last 40 years and its influence on African culture. Find out more »

Katie Shima: What time is it there?

April 20 @ 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 20 @ 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 20 @ 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

Constellations

April 20 @ 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 »
9:30 am
$333

Yo Re Mi Music and Movement

April 20 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
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Every week on Thursday until June 22, 2018
Spark by Brooklyn Children’s Museum,
1 John Street, Brooklyn, NY 11201 United States
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Ages 9 months to 36 months   Yo Re Mi is a music, movement and mindfulness program. Through a unique integration of movement and original live music, we explore nature, geography, culture, language, rhythm, dance, songwriting and playing instruments.   Find out more »
$333

Spanish at SPARK with Espáñate!

April 20 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
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Every week on until June 22, 2018
Spark by Brooklyn Children’s Museum,
1 John Street, Brooklyn, 11201 United States
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Ages 9 months to 36 months Through game-based interactions, children build cognitive, fine-gross motor, social and artistic skills. Children become accustomed to listening and speaking in Spanish. Spanish at SPARK with Espáñate! Registration  Children must be accompanied by a parent or caregiver. Schedule and offerings subject to change. Tuition is nonrefundable and nontransferable.     Find out more »
10:00 am

Bringing Back the City: Mass Transit Responds to Crises

April 20 @ 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 20 @ 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 20 @ 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
Weekdays: $20 for Adults, $12 for Seniors and Students ages 13 and up, $6 for Children ages 4-12 Weekends: $25 for Adults, $16 for Seniors and Students ages 13 and up, $10 for Children ages 4-12

David Bowie is

April 20 @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Every week on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until July 15, 2018
Brooklyn Museum,
200 Eastern Parkway, Brooklyn, NY 11238 United States
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Organized with unprecedented access to David Bowie’s personal archive, this exhibition explores the creative process of an artist whose sustained reinventions, innovative collaborations, and bold characterizations revolutionized the way we see music, inspiring people to shape their own identities while challenging social traditions. David Bowie is has been touring globally for the past five years and is … Continue reading David Bowie is Find out more »

Forgiveness & Conflict

April 20 @ 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 »

Sharon Brant: Plenty

April 20 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Every week on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday until April 28, 2018
Minus Space,
16A Main Street, Brooklyn, NY United States
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This is the Beacon, New York-based artist’s second solo exhibition at the gallery and it will present a suite of recent geometric paintings on linen Find out more »

Rodin at the Brooklyn Museum: The Body in Bronze

April 20 @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Every week on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until April 22, 2018
Brooklyn Museum,
200 Eastern Parkway, Brooklyn, NY 11238 United States
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We mark the hundredth anniversary of Auguste Rodin’s death, in 1917, with an installation of our remarkable collection of 58 Rodin bronzes, acquired through a generous gift from the Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Foundation in 1983. Rodin at the Brooklyn Museum: The Body in Bronze highlights the extraordinary tension in Rodin’s work between the figure … Continue reading Rodin at the Brooklyn Museum: The Body in Bronze Find out more »

Jan Groover: Photographs

April 20 @ 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 »

Cara Barer: New Work

April 20 @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Every week on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday until May 4, 2018
KLOMPCHING GALLERY,
89 Water Street, Brooklyn, NY 11201 United States
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an exhibition of photographs of sculptures made from Barer’s outdated photographs and obsolete books. Find out more »
12:00 pm

Until Everyone Has it Made: Jackie Robinson’s Legacy

April 20 @ 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 »

Zach Blas Contra-Internet

April 20 @ 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 »

Wise Eyes: Still Woke

April 20 @ 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 »

And So Now: Speech Act Scores

April 20 @ 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 »

Lina Puerta: Tapestries

April 20 @ 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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Every week on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until April 22, 2018
Smack Mellon,
92 Plymouth Street at Washington Street, Brooklyn, NY 11201 United States
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Consist of paper and mixed-media works inspired by Renaissance tapestries, which investigate the trappings of the ruling elite of 15th and 16th century Europe. Find out more »

Fear of Nature of Fear

April 20 @ 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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Every week on Thursday and Friday until May 17, 2018
Asphodel,
20 Jay Street/Suite 837, Brooklyn, NY United States
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Art by Amy Vogel Find out more »

If Only We Knew. Nothing’s New.

April 20 @ 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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Every week on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until May 20, 2018
A.I.R GALLERY,
155 Plymouth Street, Brooklyn, NY 11201 United States
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An exhibition of mixed-media by Fellowship Artist Dominique Duroseau. This is Duroseau’s first solo exhibition in New York City.   Find out more »

Bird of America

April 20 @ 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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Every week on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until May 20, 2018
A.I.R GALLERY,
155 Plymouth Street, Brooklyn, NY 11201 United States
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an exhibition of wool relief sculptures and works on paper by Kathleen Schneider. The title refers to the complexities of human and bird migration in the Americas. Against the contrasting backdrop of bird migration, Schneider addresses the painful contrast between who has the right to move across borders and who doesn’t.   Find out more »

This is it

April 20 @ 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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Every week on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until May 20, 2018
A.I.R GALLERY,
155 Plymouth Street, Brooklyn, NY 11201 United States
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an installation of videos, drawings and sound by Fellowship Artist, Karen Leo. This is Leo’s first solo exhibition in New York City. This is it! Is a collection of visual narratives about doubt, obsolescence, and mental reverb. Featuring puppets, animated characters and disembodied voices, these stories convey moments of observation, reflection, conspiracy and connection.   Find out more »

The Business of Brooklyn: An Exhibition on the Occasion of the 100th Anniversary of the Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce

April 20 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Every week on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until January 31, 2019
Brooklyn Historical Society,
128 Pierrepont Street, Brooklyn, NY 11201 United States
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an exhibition exploring the past 100 years of business in the borough. The story spans booming factories, family shops, iconic innovation, and labor struggles. The exhibition showcases images and objects from companies large and small that thrived in Brooklyn, including Domino Sugar, Squibb Pharmaceuticals, Schaefer Beer, Drake Bakeries, Abraham & Straus, Gage & Tollner, and … Continue reading The Business of Brooklyn: An Exhibition on the Occasion of the 100th Anniversary of the Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce Find out more »
1:00 pm

Confessions & Reflections

April 20 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Every week on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday until May 20, 2018
Tabla Rasa Gallery,
224 48th Street, Brooklyn, NY United States
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An exhibition of original artwork by Stephen Basso   Find out more »
2:00 pm

Hand Luggage

April 20 @ 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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Every week on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday until April 24, 2018
Open Source Gallery,
306 17th St., Brooklyn, NY 11215 United States
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Pirmin Hagen and Christine Katscher are interested in the necessity of communication in collaboration and the misunderstandings that come with this that can help shape the process and outcomes. Art is often a difficult thing to communicate in words, which can make cooperation difficult. Hagen and Katscher usually work individually and though they have collaborated … Continue reading Hand Luggage Find out more »
3:00 pm
free

Home Front

April 20 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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Every week on Friday until June 24, 2018
Old Stone House,
336 3rd St, Brooklyn, NY 11215 United States
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Participating Artists: Lauren Frances Adams, Golnar Adili, Aisha Cousins, Maya Jeffereis, Lorena Molina, Katherine Toukhy Katherine Gressel, Curator Home Front brings together six artists whose work explores public and private acts of strength and resistance by women in times of social or political upheaval—and who are inspired by their own family and community histories as … Continue reading Home Front Find out more »
6:00 pm
1/2 price $5

Friday Night Flights

April 20 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Every week on until April 27, 2018
Coney Island Brewery,
1904 Surf Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11224 United States
Kick off the weekend with, that’s right, a sampler of 4 fresh brews Best part of the flight? No need to go to JFK… Find out more »
6:30 pm
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Musical Shabbat

April 20 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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Every month on the third Friday until June 15, 2018
Bay Ridge Jewish Center,
405 81st Street, Brooklyn, NY 11209 United States
Every third Friday of the month, the BRJC band will welcome Shabbat with new songs and melodies.  Get ready to sing and clap to the beat of the music and prayers of our heart.  All ages welcome. Find out more »
7:00 pm
$20

Where Do We Go From Here?

April 20 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Brooklyn Museum,
200 Eastern Parkway, Brooklyn, NY 11238 United States
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Fifty years ago this month, America lost its moral lodestar when Martin Luther King, Jr. was killed. In his final book, Where Do We Go From Here: Chaos or Community? (1967), Dr. King examined the direction of the Civil Rights Movement and the need for social and economic justice, as well as an end to the Vietnam … Continue reading Where Do We Go From Here? Find out more »
$45

Adult Art Classes: Watercolor Exploration

April 20 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Every 2 weeks on Friday until April 20, 2018
Private Piccassos Art Studio,
247 5th Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11245 United States
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Students will learn basic watercolor techniques and then complete a series of watercolor paintings!  Techniques will be demonstrated, followed by ample time for students to experiment with the materials and techniques on their own. Create your own masterpiece without the restrictions of “copying” the teacher Find out more »
7:30 pm
start at $35

King Lear

April 20 @ 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 »

Lit AF Tour: Martin Lawrence, Adele Givens, JB Smoove, Deon Cole & Benji Brown

April 20 @ 7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Barclays Center,
620 Atlantic Avenue, Brooklyn, 11217
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Martin Lawrence is bringing the LIT AF Tour to Brooklyn.  He will host the show which includes comedians Adele Givens, JB Smoove, Deon Cole and Benji Brown.    It’s going to be a fun, hilarious and gut-busting night that you don’t want to miss. Find out more »
$18 in advance, $20 on site; advance registration suggested.

Dreamland Disco

April 20 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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Every week on Friday until October 12, 2018
Lefrak Center at Lakeside,
171 East Drive, Brooklyn, 11225 United States
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Every Friday throughout mid-October, Lola Star hosts a themed DJ roller disco party at the LeFrak Center at Lakeside. Each event showcases a new theme from 70s Glitter Rock to 80s Glam, as well as dazzling performers, kitschy contests, giveaways and more. 2018 Themed Parties:  April 20: Starman Forever–David Bowie April 27: Madonna vs Britney Spears May 4: Beyonce … Continue reading Dreamland Disco Find out more »

Brooklyn Writers Space Reading Series

April 20 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Books are Magic,
225 Smith Street, Brooklyn, NY 11231 United States
The Brooklyn Writers Space’s monthly reading series features works and works-in-progress from community members who help give our borough its literary reputation. The readers this month include New York Times Editor’s pick and debut novelist Sam Graham-Felsen (Green),  children’s writer Chantal House, and Sports Illustrated writer and best-selling author Charles Leehrsen (Ty Cobb: A Terrible … Continue reading Brooklyn Writers Space Reading Series Find out more »
8:00 pm

Revisionist History

April 20 @ 8:00 pm
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Every day until April 22, 2018
The Mark O’ Donnell Theater,
160 Schermerhorn Street, Brooklyn, NY United States
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 REPERTORY DETAILS Chopin Dances (1905/1909) Choreography: Isadora Duncan and Michel Fokine Music: Frédéric Chopin Collaborator: Catherine Gallant  In 1909, shortly after Duncan’s tour to Russia, Fokine premiered his famous Les Sylphides, the game-changing ballet that would forgo traditional narrative constructs. With a palpable likeness, which is apparent in Brooklyn Ballet’s layering of Duncan’s Chopin Dances and Fokine’s Les Sylphides, … Continue reading Revisionist History Find out more »
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