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Art in the Parks: Fitzhugh Karol

May 14
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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

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 »
8:00 am

What Is It, Then, Between Us

May 14 @ 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 »

Katie Shima: What time is it there?

May 14 @ 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 »
9:00 am

Passion Fruit

May 14 @ 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

Elizabeth Riley: The Life of a City

May 14 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Every week on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday until May 16, 2018
BRIC House,
647 Fulton Street, Brooklyn, NY United States
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Elizabeth Riley’s video works address questions surrounding the complex relationship between our lived reality and its digital manifestations. The Life of a City follows the timeline of a modern cityscape—from a primordial, prehistoric realm up to the contemporary bustle of a cosmopolitan metropolis. The video opens with a series of abstracted, undulating patterns set in motion by … Continue reading Elizabeth Riley: The Life of a City Find out more »

Sophia Narrett: Certain Magic

May 14 @ 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 14 @ 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 »
11:30 am
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Sing N, Sway

May 14 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Fort Hamilton Library,
9424 Fourth Avenue, Brookyn, NY 11209 United States
Dance & sing along with music provided by Tkiya: The Jewish Community School.  Children ages 0-5: free! Sponsored by PJ Library Find out more »
12:00 pm

And So Now: Speech Act Scores

May 14 @ 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 »
6:30 pm
$5

A New Arms Race?

May 14 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Brooklyn Historical Society DUMBO,
55 Water Street, Brooklyn, NY United States
Investigative journalist Eric Schlosser joins science historian Alex Wellerstein to discuss Trump’s 2018 Nuclear Posture Review (NPR). Will lowering the threshold for using nuclear weapons or expanding the nuclear arsenal plunge the country into a new global arms race? And what are the security and environmental implications of our nation’s shifting nuclear policy? Find out more »
Free

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

May 14 @ 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 »

Community Conversations

May 14 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Park Slope Center for Successful Aging,
463A 7th Street, Brooklyn, NY United States
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Judith Grimaldi and Joanne Seminara, prominent elder law attorneys and authors of 5@55, will lead a discussion about the essential steps you need to take once you reach your 50’s to ensure that your wishes are honored Find out more »
7:00 pm
$45

Wine & Cheese Tasting

May 14 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Brooklyn Winery,
213 North 8th Street , Brooklyn, NY 11211 United States
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Explore the nuances of everyone’s favorite pairing as we taste a selection of Brooklyn Winery wines alongside delicious cheese. In this hour long tasting, we will discuss wine and cheese flavor profiles, how to pair these flavors together, how wine and cheese is made, all while taste some exceptional wine and cheese!   Find out more »

Impossible but True

May 14 @ 7:00 pm
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Every week on Monday until May 21, 2018
Franklin 820,
820 Franklin Avenue, Brooklyn, NY United States
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This musical follows Washington Irving’s immortal character (pardon the pun) of Rip Van Winkle. It follows Rip–an idle storyteller and dreamer–as he goes off to fight in the Revolutionary War and then cannot find his way home. Find out more »
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