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Art in the Parks: Fitzhugh Karol

April 21
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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 21
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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 21 @ 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 21 @ 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 21 @ 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 21 @ 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Every day until May 6, 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 21 @ 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 »
9:00 am

Constellations

April 21 @ 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 21 @ 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 »

Dream Machine – explore your dreams in this immersive playground

April 21 @ 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 »

Healthy Kids Day Dodge YMCA

April 21 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Dodge YMCA,
225 Atlantic Ave, Brooklyn , NY 11201 United States
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Bring the whole family to enjoy a day of healthy activities and learn more about our summer camp and youth programs. This event is free and open to the public! We will be featuring vendors from all over the city, like the FDNY, NYPD, Nike and Toms of Maine with giveaways and demonstrations. We’ll also … Continue reading Healthy Kids Day Dodge YMCA Find out more »

Brooklyn Flea

April 21 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Every week on Saturday until October 27, 2018
Industry City,
274 36th Street, Brooklyn, NY 11232 United States
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Brooklyn Flea remains the pioneer in creating a curated, high-quality, community-oriented outdoor market for locals and visitors alike. With its mix of vintage, repurposed, handmade, and food vendors in a town-square environment now replicated around the world, a decade later the Flea still features many of the same vendors from the original 2008 market, who … Continue reading Brooklyn Flea 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 21 @ 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 »
free with museum admission

Museum Highlights Tour

April 21 @ 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 »
$0.00

Family Art Workshop

April 21 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
The Window Studio,
356 Marcus Garvey Blvd, Brooklyn, NY 11221 United States
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FREE art exploration workshop for families using found materials, for kiddos ages 4-7 and their grownups. All materials are included for this event.   Find out more »

Forgiveness & Conflict

April 21 @ 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 21 @ 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 21 @ 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 21 @ 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 21 @ 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 21 @ 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 21 @ 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 21 @ 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 21 @ 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 »
Free

Jumpstart for a Day (JFAD)

April 21 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Brooklyn Public Library Arlington Branch,
203 Arlington Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11207 United States
Jumpstart was founded in 1993 to promote high-quality early learning for preschool children from under-resourced communities. To do so,  college students and community volunteers are trained to provide language, literacy, and social-emotional programming in low-income preschools across the country.  Find out more »

Lina Puerta: Tapestries

April 21 @ 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 »

Earth Day Block Party

April 21 @ 12:00 pm
Albee Square,
Fulton Street & Bond Street, Brooklyn, NY United States
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the environmentally-friendly troupe from Bash the Trash will perform music, help the kids construct instruments from recycled products, and then lead a parade! Stay for an all-ages dance class led by the Dodge Y with beats by DJ Mike. Find out more »

If Only We Knew. Nothing’s New.

April 21 @ 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 21 @ 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 21 @ 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 21 @ 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 »
12:30 pm

The Jungle Book

April 21 @ 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
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Every week on Saturday and Sunday until August 19, 2018
Puppetworks,
338 Sixth Avenue, Brooklyn, NY United States
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Adapted by Puppetworks’ Artistic Director, Nicolas Coppola and Adam Kilgour, “The Jungle Book” tells the tale of Mowgli, a little boy lost in a Jungle of India and adopted by a family of wolves.  Hunted by Shere Khan – a fierce Bengal tiger, Mowgli is taught the Laws of the Jungle by his teacher, Baloo … Continue reading The Jungle Book Find out more »
1:00 pm

the failed utopian & Other Stories

April 21 @ 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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Every week on Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until May 13, 2018
FiveMyles,
558 St. John's Place, Brooklyn, NY 11238 United States
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Cyrilla Mozenter exhibits two and three-dimensional pieces of hand stitched industrial wool felt and works on and with paper. While the pieces have been selected from different bodies of work and from different periods of time, there is an essential correspondence between them. Using deceptively simple, pictogram-like images along with letters and words, Mozenter has … Continue reading the failed utopian & Other Stories Find out more »

Confessions & Reflections

April 21 @ 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 21 @ 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 »

Aerobic Class

April 21 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Every week on Saturday until May 26, 2018
Roosevelt II Studio Center,
400 Hart Street, Brooklyn, NY United States
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A full body workout with low impact aerobic class with African and world dance movements followed with muscle resistance/toning and stretching. All done to great music and taught by highly trained and skilled instructor. Find out more »

How I became a Pirate

April 21 @ 2:00 pm
AARRRGH! Sail off on a swashbuckling musical adventure as young Jeremy Jacobs joins Captain Braid Beard’s band of comical pirates in search of the perfect spot to bury their treasure. Based on the popular book, the production includes rousing songs like “Green Teeth,” “Talk Like a Pirate,” “Pirates Dot Arrgh,” and more. How I Became A … Continue reading How I became a Pirate Find out more »
5:00 pm
$60

Chinese vegetable exploration with hot pot tasting

April 21 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Take the confusion out of going to a Chinese market. In this class, we will explore a variety of Chinese vegetables and their preparation and uses. Discover seasonal and dried vegetables. There will be a tasting of all the different varieties in a slow shimmering hot pot to examine and take notes of all the … Continue reading Chinese vegetable exploration with hot pot tasting Find out more »
7:00 pm

Tell me what it Means

April 21 @ 7:00 pm
First Unitarian Congregational Society,
119-121 Pierrepont Street, Brooklyn, NY 11201 United States
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BWS Women’s choir and Seattle’s Con Brio Women’s Choir  will examine what it means to wonder and what it means to be free. Find out more »
7:30 pm
start at $35

King Lear

April 21 @ 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 »
15/10

andPlay and Kylwria

April 21 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Arete Venue and Gallery,
67 West Street, #103, Brooklyn, NY 11222 United States
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andPlay (Maya Bennardo, violin, and Hannah Levinson, viola) will join Kylwyria (Erica Dicker, violin, Julia Den Boer, piano and John Gattis, horn) where they will perform a set of some of their newest repertoire, including three world premieres by Leah Asher, Bethany Younge, and Viola Yip. Find out more »
8:00 pm

Revisionist History

April 21 @ 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 »
9:00 pm

Adrien Broner vs. Jessie Vargas

April 21 @ 9:00 pm
Barclays Center,
620 Atlantic Avenue, Brooklyn, 11217
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Watch these two go head to head live streaming on Sowtime Find out more »
10:30 pm
7-10

Sometimes It’s Prince In April: A Celebration of Prince

April 21 @ 10:30 pm - April 22 @ 3:00 am
Littlefield,
635 Sackett Street, Brooklyn, NY 11217 United States
Sign ‘O’ The Times, indeed. It’s been two years since his majesty peaced out, and it feels like we need his music more than ever. Let’s get through this thing called life and dance it out on April 21, when DJ Steve Reynolds (of Party Like It’s 1999 and Housequake) will take us Around The … Continue reading Sometimes It’s Prince In April: A Celebration of Prince Find out more »
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