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Art in the Parks: Fitzhugh Karol

May 15
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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 »
8:00 am

What Is It, Then, Between Us

May 15 @ 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 15 @ 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 15 @ 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 15 @ 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 15 @ 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 »

Elizabeth Riley: The Life of a City

May 15 @ 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 15 @ 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 15 @ 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

May 15 @ 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 »

Pride & Loss

May 15 @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Every week on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday until June 23, 2018
Jenkins Johnson Projects,
207 Ocean Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11225 United States
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A group exhibition curated by South African visual activist, Zanele Muholi, featuring works by the Inkanyiso collective including Muholi, Thembela Dick, Lerato Dumse, Boitumelo Nkopane, Collen Mfazwe, Thembi Mthembu, Velisa Jara and Lebogang Mashifane. The collective consists of South African visual activists and photographers who produce, educate, and disseminate information for the LGBTI community and … Continue reading Pride & Loss Find out more »
12:00 pm

And So Now: Speech Act Scores

May 15 @ 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 »
2:00 pm
Free

Tomás Rivas: Provincia

May 15 @ 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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Every week on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday until June 2, 2018
Open Source Gallery,
306 17th St., Brooklyn, NY 11215 United States
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Open Source Gallery presents Provincia, a site-specific installation by Tomás Rivas.   Provincia refers to a hill in the Andes that is visible from the central valley of Santiago in Chile. In historical terms, the word “provincial” also denotes the conquered territory of the Roman Empire outside of Italy. Provincia aims to draw attention to … Continue reading Tomás Rivas: Provincia Find out more »
6:30 pm

Alive with Art

May 15 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Brooklyn Navy Yard,
63 Flushing Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11205 United States
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Come  celebrate NYC Council Majority Leader Laurie A. Cumbo and Sugar Hill Capital Partners for their commitment to supporting New York City’s artistic community! Featuring live performances, silent auction, and more. Find out more »
Free

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

May 15 @ 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 15 @ 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 15 @ 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 »

Twelfth Night

May 15 @ 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 »
8:00 pm
$15

Tav Falco’s/ Panther Burns

May 15 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
El Cortez,
17 Ingraham Street, Brooklyn, NY 11206 United States
Raised in rural Arkansas, TAV FALCO embarked on his long and distinguished musical career upon arriving in Memphis in the mid-1970s. Teaming up with local music legend Alex Chilton (The Box Tops/Big Star) in 1978, the duo formed the long-running and still active band, TAV FALCO’S PANTHER BURNS. Equal parts primal rock ’n’ roll, hill … Continue reading Tav Falco’s/ Panther Burns Find out more »
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