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Art in the Parks: Fitzhugh Karol

May 16
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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 16 @ 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 16 @ 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 16 @ 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 16 @ 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 16 @ 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 16 @ 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 16 @ 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 »
$333

Wild Waterfront

May 16 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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Every week on until June 21, 2018
Spark by Brooklyn Children’s Museum,
1 John Street, Brooklyn, NY 11201 United States
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Ages 2 to 4 years   Brooklyn’s own waterfront offers endless ways to explore nature up close! The kids will get their hands a little dirty, have a close look at some of the plants and animals in our Brooklyn backyard, and create hands-on projects inspired by  outdoor adventures. This Spring, explore Spark’s special waterfront oyster estuary … Continue reading Wild Waterfront 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 16 @ 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

May 16 @ 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 »

Late Spring

May 16 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Every week on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday until June 30, 2018
Minus Space,
16A Main Street, Brooklyn, NY United States
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A solo exhibition by Brooklyn painter Michael Brennan. This is the artist’s third solo exhibition at the gallery.   Find out more »

Pride & Loss

May 16 @ 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 »

R.J. Kern

May 16 @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Every week on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday until June 30, 2018
KLOMPCHING GALLERY,
89 Water Street, Brooklyn, NY 11201 United States
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an American artist whose work explores ideas of home, ancestry, and a sense of place through the interaction of people, animals, and cultural landscapes. Find out more »
11:15 am
$333

Art Adventures

May 16 @ 11:15 am - 12:15 pm
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Every week on Wednesday until June 21, 2018
Spark by Brooklyn Children’s Museum,
1 John Street, Brooklyn, NY 11201 United States
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Ages 2 to 4 years Each week children and caregivers explore art in the SPARK studio, experiment with materials, discover hidden objects from the BCM collection on scavenger hunt challenges and create masterworks in this one-hour class. Art Adventures! registration • Sessions are taught by professional Teaching Artists • Class size limited to 12 children and their … Continue reading Art Adventures Find out more »
12:00 pm

Until Everyone Has it Made: Jackie Robinson’s Legacy

May 16 @ 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 »

And So Now: Speech Act Scores

May 16 @ 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 »

If Only We Knew. Nothing’s New.

May 16 @ 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 16 @ 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 16 @ 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 16 @ 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 »
2:00 pm
Free

Tomás Rivas: Provincia

May 16 @ 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 »
5:30 pm
free

CUNY Open House for Graduate Business Programs (MBA, Master’s)

May 16 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Brooklyn College,
2900 Bedford Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11210 United States
Join Brooklyn College to learn about CUNY’s nationally ranked part-time and full-time programs in business and communications, including MS, MBA, online, accelerated and executive programs. Meet admissions professionals from Baruch College, Brooklyn College, City College, the College of Staten Island, Hunter College, The Graduate Center, the CUNY School of Professional Studies, Lehman College, and Queens … Continue reading CUNY Open House for Graduate Business Programs (MBA, Master’s) Find out more »
6:30 pm
$10

The Poetry of Kevin Young

May 16 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Brooklyn Historical Society,
128 Pierrepont Street, Brooklyn, NY 11201 United States
Kevin Young, Director of the New York Public Library’s Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture and poetry editor of The New Yorker, brings his latest collection of poems to the BHS stage. He is joined in conversation by fellow distinguished poet and recently appointed president of the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, Elizabeth Alexander. Find out more »
Free

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

May 16 @ 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 16 @ 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 »

Double Dutch

May 16 @ 7:00 pm
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Every week on Wednesday until August 15, 2018
Brooklyn Bridge Park, Pier 2,
150 Furman St., Brooklyn , NY 11201 United States
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Learn to double dutch in a block party environment with experienced Brooklyn based Double Dutch Empire instructors 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 16 @ 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 16 @ 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
$10

Living For It! w/ Joe Zimmerman, Jessica M. Singleton & more

May 16 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Every month until December 18, 2018
Living Gallery,
1094 Broadway , Brooklyn, NY 11221 United States
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Join comics George Civeris, Anya Volz and Kendall Farrell as they gather their funniest buddies every month to share sets, drink wine and raise money for different causes.https://goo.gl/H5aN6j FEATURING: Joe Zimmerman Jessica Michelle Singleton  Andy Sandford Julia Shiplett Drew Anderson Brian Bahe  Proceeds will benefit Gays Against Guns. Gays Against Guns NY is an inclusive direct action group of LGBTQ people … Continue reading Living For It! w/ Joe Zimmerman, Jessica M. Singleton & more Find out more »
8:15 pm
$40

Do What You Love: How To Start A Holistic Side Hustle

May 16 @ 8:15 pm - 10:15 pm
Brooklyn Brainery,
190 Underhill Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11238 United States
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Want to make money off that passion project, side hustle, or brilliant idea? This workshop is for women who want to learn how to effectively monetize a project: craftspeople, designers, tech savvies, food or gadget inventors, health & wellness practitioners, multifaceted go-getters and women with a brilliant idea who don’t quite know where to start. Find out more »
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