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Art in the Parks: Fitzhugh Karol

May 13
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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 »
6:00 am

Birding in Peace

May 13 @ 6:00 am - 7:30 pm
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Every week on Saturday and Sunday until May 27, 2018
Before our gates open to the general public, birding expert Rob Jett leads these peaceful Sunday morning walking tours to discover the many birds that call Green-Wood home. Green-Wood’s official birding checklist is available to pick up from the security guard at the main entrance on 25th Street or to print here. Comfortable footwear is recommended. Find out more »
8:00 am

What Is It, Then, Between Us

May 13 @ 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 »

Pondlife

May 13 @ 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 »

Katie Shima: What time is it there?

May 13 @ 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 »

Empire Skate: The Birthplace of Roller Disco

May 13 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Every week on Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until October 14, 2018
The City Reliquary Museum,
370 Metropolitan Ave., Brooklyn, NY 11211 United States
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Empire Skate: The Birthplace of Roller Disco brings the world of Crown Heights’ Empire Roller Skating Center to life, exploring its role as a national icon and a focal point of the African-American community in Brooklyn. Empire was a landmark in Brooklyn from the time it opened its floors in 1941 to its closing day in … Continue reading Empire Skate: The Birthplace of Roller Disco Find out more »
9:00 am

Passion Fruit

May 13 @ 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
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Every day until May 31, 2018
Made In NY Media Center,
30 John Street, Brooklyn, NY United States
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  Ian Valentine is a Los Angeles-based computer artist, known primarily for his virtual realism exploring the identity and distortion of human forms. Valentine’s exhibition for the Made in NY Media Center, Passion Fruit, ventures deeper into virtual space and loses the figure entirely. When: Daily through May 31st,  Mon-Fri 9 a.m. – 7 p.m., Sat-Sun 10 a.m. – … Continue reading Passion Fruit Find out more »
10:00 am

Bringing Back the City: Mass Transit Responds to Crises

May 13 @ 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 »

Sophia Narrett: Certain Magic

May 13 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Every week on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until June 17, 2018
BRIC House,
647 Fulton Street, Brooklyn, NY United States
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Sophia Narrett uses embroidery to tell stories about love and desire. Her work explores love as a transformative experience that has the ability to bring purpose, initiate self-discovery, alleviate pain, and offer joy, as well as its potential to bring heartbreak, miscommunication, and manipulation. Each piece begins as a narrative premise shaped by Narrett’s experiences or … Continue reading Sophia Narrett: Certain Magic Find out more »

Dream Machine – explore your dreams in this immersive playground

May 13 @ 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 »

Park Slope Farmers Market

May 13 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Every week on Sunday until August 26, 2018
Old Stone House,
336 3rd St, Brooklyn, NY 11215 United States
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A neighborhood farmers market featuring locally farmed and produced foods.   Find out more »

McGolrick Park Farmers Market

May 13 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Every week on Sunday until November 18, 2018
Down to Earth McGolrick Park Farmers Market,
150 Monitor St., New York, NY 11222 United States
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Expect to find fruits and vegetables, pasture-raised meats and eggs, pickles, artisan breads and baked goods, Hudson Valley cheeses, and much more. Green Tree Textiles is at the farmers market each week to collect old clothing for recycling. Due to park construction the market will be along the Monitor Street side of the park this season. 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

May 13 @ 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 »
$10

Brooklyn Designs

May 13 @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Every day until May 13, 2018
Brooklyn Museum,
200 Eastern Pkwy, Brooklyn, New York, NY 11238 United States
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Brooklyn’s premier design event showcasing a cross section of design, architecture and art. Demonstrating the collaborative spirit of design, the show features inspiring collective exhibits, pop-up lounges, installations, hands-on demos and a diverse conference program in addition to an exciting array of products, including many that have received Brooklyn-Made certification by the Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce. … Continue reading Brooklyn Designs Find out more »
Free

FAD Market: Mother’s Day Pop-up

May 13 @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Every day until May 13, 2018
City Point,
445 Albee Square West, Brooklyn, NY 11201 United States
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This Mother’s Day, FAD Market presents a specially curated selection of over 55 independent designer makers at the newly opened City Point in Downtown Brooklyn. Browse art, jewelry, apparel, bath and body care, tableware and home furnishings; pick out a gift for mom or make a day of it with the whole family. Afterwards, grab … Continue reading FAD Market: Mother’s Day Pop-up Find out more »

Smorgasburg

May 13 @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Every week on until October 28, 2018
Prospect Park,
Brooklyn, 11225
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A range of cuisines from local and regional food purveyors . This highly regarded outdoor food market features 100 vendors offering packaged and prepared food and beverages Find out more »
12:00 pm

Until Everyone Has it Made: Jackie Robinson’s Legacy

May 13 @ 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 »

Mother’s Day Bluegrass Brunch with Threes + The Meat Hook + Stems Brooklyn

May 13 @ 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Threes Brewing,
333 Douglass Street, Brooklyn, NY 11217 United States
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12pm-1:30pm: Flower Crown Making Class with Stems Brooklyn 12pm-5pm: Meat Hook Mother’s Day Brunch Specials 2pm-5pm: Bluegrass Book Club Find out more »

If Only We Knew. Nothing’s New.

May 13 @ 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

May 13 @ 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

May 13 @ 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

May 13 @ 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 »
Free

Swale

May 13 @ 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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Every week on Saturday and Sunday until July 1, 2018
Brooklyn Army Terminal,
140 58th Street, Brooklyn, NY 11220 United States
The social-engaged public artwork, created by artist Mary Mattingly, will bring educational programming to the local Brooklyn community, families and children. Built on a 130 x 40 FT barge, Swale contains 5,000 SQ FT of edible perennial garden and presents opportunities for New Yorkers to get involved in building ecological resilience through promoting food as … Continue reading Swale Find out more »
Free

Alexandros Washburn: Lux Figura

May 13 @ 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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Mon-Fri by appt only
ROODGALLERY,
373 VAN BRUNT, BROOKLYN, NY United States
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The first exhibition of paintings by leading architect and urban designer, Alexandros Washburn. Curated by Peter Opheim, Lux Figura M-F by appointment, Sat-Sun 12-6 pm. www.roodgallery.com. Find out more »
12:30 pm

The Jungle Book

May 13 @ 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

Mothers Day Concert

May 13 @ 1:00 pm
The Shorefront YM-YWHA,
3300 Coney Island Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11235 United States
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Performances will be held in multiple languages. Find out more »

the failed utopian & Other Stories

May 13 @ 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 »
3:00 pm
25 - adults; $20 - Seniors & College students under 25; $5 - teens

“Aida” with full orchestra

May 13 @ 3:00 pm - 6:30 pm
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Every week on Saturday and Sunday until May 20, 2018
Our Lady of Perpetual Help school auditorium,
5902 6th Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11220 United States
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Enjoy a fully staged performance of Verdi’s “Aida”. This opera, which tells the tragic story of the secret love affair between an enslaved Ethiopian princess and an Egyptian war hero, will be sung in Italian with English supertitles, and presented with full orchestra. Conductor for this performance is Gregory Ortega and Stage Director is Linda … Continue reading “Aida” with full orchestra Find out more »
6:30 pm
Free

Begin your TV, film, or podcast journey: Orientation, Media Education

May 13 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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Every day until July 10, 2018
BRIC Arts Media,
647 Fulton Street, Brooklyn, NY 11217 United States
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Yes! This Is The Place Where Media Dreamers Become Media Makers. Brooklyn Free Speech is a New York  community television network that amplifies and honors alternative voices in media. The initiative seeks to empower Brooklynites with media dreams to share their brilliance, talent, and creativity with the world. Orientation is a great introduction to what … Continue reading Begin your TV, film, or podcast journey: Orientation, Media Education Find out more »
7:00 pm

A Different Picture: Women Filmmakers in the New Hollywood Era, 1967—1980

May 13 @ 7:00 pm
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Every week on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until May 20, 2018
BAM Rose Cinemas,
30 Lafayette Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11201 United States
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Please see www.bam.org for movie schedule and times The series opens with Claudia Weill in person for It’s My Turn (1980—May 2), starring Jill Clayburgh and Michael Douglas. It’s My Turn screens with Joyce Chopra’s Joyce at 34 (1972), made in collaboration with Weill. The series closes with Weill’s iconic Girlfriends (1978—May 20). Two films … Continue reading A Different Picture: Women Filmmakers in the New Hollywood Era, 1967—1980 Find out more »
7:30 pm
$35, 75, 125 (weekday); $45, 85, 135 (weekend) (Prices subject to change after Jan 8)

Long Day’s Journey Into Night

May 13 @ 7:30 pm
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Please see website for times as they vary
BAM Harvey Theater,
651 Fulton Street, Brooklyn, NY United States
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Eugene O’Neill’s Pulitzer Prize-winning, autobiographical family drama, Long Day’s Journey Into Night, is widely regarded as one of the most powerful American plays of the 20th century. The acclaimed Bristol Old Vic production—which premiered in 2016 as the centerpiece of its 250th anniversary season—is helmed by award-winning theater and film director Richard Eyre (Ghosts, BAM … Continue reading Long Day’s Journey Into Night Find out more »
start at $40

The Birds

May 13 @ 7:30 pm
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Every week on Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until May 13, 2018
St. Ann’s Warehouse,
29 Jay Street, Brooklyn, NY 11201 United States
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the American Premiere of Nikos Karathanos’ The Birds, a modern, feast-for-the-senses adaptation of Aristophanes’ offbeat and poetic comedy. This vibrant restaging owes as much to Eden as it does to the Amazon, and captures the collective spirit of revolution with a company of 19 actors. Two Athenians, Peisthetaerus and Euelpides, are fed up with their city and the gods … Continue reading The Birds Find out more »

Twelfth Night

May 13 @ 7:30 pm
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Sunday shows at 2 p.m.
POLONSKY SHAKESPEARE CENTER,
262 Ashland Place, Brooklyn, NY United States
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William Shakespeare’s beloved comedy, Twelfth Night, directed by  Maria Aitken, with a dynamic cast of The Acting Company alumni and ensemble members of Delaware’s Resident Ensemble Players (REP). When her ship is wrecked, Viola washes ashore in the unfamiliar land of Illyria and embarks on a journey to find her lost brother. Brimming with music, love and longing, Shakespeare’s … Continue reading Twelfth Night Find out more »
10:00 pm

Jazz Session Sundays

May 13 @ 10:00 pm - May 14 @ 1:00 am
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Every week on Sunday until June 24, 2018
Fulton Ale House,
1446 Fulton Street, Brooklyn, NY United States
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The usual great music with a rotating cast of musicians . Sit and listen or sign up to play at our weekly Sunday Night Jazz Jam, hosted by Dominic Carioti Nich Mueller   Find out more »
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