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Grimanesa Amorós: HEDERA

July 8
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Every day until August 11, 2018
Prospect Park Bandshell,
62 West Dr, NY, NY 11215 United States
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A monumental light installation by Grimanesa Amorós, seeks to intensify the relationship between public space and community through the conversation it generates. Amorós researches the locations, histories, and communities of her installation sites. and creates her work through an organic and instinctive process. This intuitive relationship to technology is a distinctive feature of Amorós’ practice. Rather than interrupt … Continue reading Grimanesa Amorós: HEDERA Find out more »

The Fence

July 8
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Every day until September 20, 2018
Brooklyn Bridge Park,
Pier 6, Brooklyn, NY 11201 United States
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The exhibition features a diverse roster of 41 photographers hailing from around the globe. They share stories across seven thematic categories – Streets, People, Home, Play, Nature, Food, Creatures.   Find out more »
8:00 am

Pondlife

July 8 @ 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 »

Empire Skate: The Birthplace of Roller Disco

July 8 @ 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 »

Alchemy

July 8 @ 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Every day until August 12, 2018
BRIC House,
647 Fulton Street, Brooklyn, NY United States
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Featuring the work of seven artists reconceiving non-conventional materials in a reflection on the ancient concept of alchemy—the transformation of matter (June 28 – August 12). Employing diverse media, these artists create visually layered statements about the body, gender, race, and the environment. Their work, which includes large-scale installations and work commissioned by BRIC, also … Continue reading Alchemy Find out more »
9:00 am
$120

Qigong & Taiji in Prospect Park

July 8 @ 9:00 am
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Every week on Sunday until July 22, 2018
Prospect Park,
Brooklyn, 11225
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Start your Sunday (and your week!) in the green of Prospect Park… Breathing, moving, learning some traditional Qigong and a contemporary Taiji form: TENSHIN RANMAN TAICHI. Tenshin Ranman Taichi contains some fast, explosive moments amid the slow, elegant movement we associate with Taiji. It’s a wonderful “first form” for beginners as well as a rich … Continue reading Qigong & Taiji in Prospect Park Find out more »
10:00 am

Bringing Back the City: Mass Transit Responds to Crises

July 8 @ 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 »

Park Slope Farmers Market

July 8 @ 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

July 8 @ 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 »
Free

Yoga

July 8 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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Every week on Sunday until July 29, 2018
YogaSole is pleased to announce our 10th Annual FREE Summer Yoga in Prospect Park All levels *Beginners Most Welcome Invite your Friends, Family & Neighbors ***Bring your Mat*** In this class, students will explore their strength and flexibility through a flow series of postures that incorporates twists, balancing, and some inversion. We will exploring the … Continue reading Yoga Find out more »

Tatiana Arocha: Night Mountains

July 8 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Every day until October 2, 2018
BRIC House,
647 Fulton Street, Brooklyn, NY United States
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Inspired by her childhood journeys into Colombia’s rainforests with her anthropologist father, Tatiana Arocha’s multidisciplinary work stems from a desire to celebrate the landscape’s astounding biodiversity. Her immersive murals surround the viewer with nature rendered in monochromatic tones, a color palette that references historic naturalist engravings and warns of a future in which the rainforest exists … Continue reading Tatiana Arocha: Night Mountains Find out more »

Kayaking

July 8 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Every week on Thursday, Saturday, and Sunday until September 30, 2018
Brooklyn Bridge Park, Pier 2,
150 Furman St., Brooklyn , NY 11201 United States
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Glide along the water while kayaking with the Brooklyn Bridge Park Boathouse at the Pier 2 floating dock! Children under 18 must have an adult guardian present. All levels are welcome and no experience is necessary. Additional Rules for Kayaking: – Singles are for adults, or any kayaker with a parent/guardian present that is at … Continue reading Kayaking Find out more »

All Levels Yoga in the Park

July 8 @ 10:00 am
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Every week on Sunday until September 23, 2018
Unnamed Venue,
50 Kent Street, Brooklyn, NY 11222 United States
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Hosh Yoga are hosting donation based yoga in the park. Come join and bring Your Own Mat (BYOM) Open to all levels and all bodies, this class focuses on the Vinyasa practice of linking breath and movement while flowing from one pose to the next. A great opportunity to get outside this summer, rejuvenate the … Continue reading All Levels Yoga in the Park Find out more »
Free

Nighttime for Strangers

July 8 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Every day until July 27, 2018
NARS Foundation,
201 46th Street, 4th Floor, Brooklyn, NY 11220 United States
Nighttime For Strangers, curated by Susan Klein, brings together the work of Skye Gilkerson, Heather Merckle, and Holly Veselka. These artists address the way we treat nature as an other that can to be enjoyed, constructed, feared, and fetishized. They question notions of control: while we may colonize nature, it also holds the power to … Continue reading Nighttime for Strangers 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

July 8 @ 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 »

Smorgasburg

July 8 @ 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 »

Radical Women: Latin American Art, 1960–1985

July 8 @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Every week on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until July 22, 2018
Brooklyn Museum,
200 Eastern Parkway, Brooklyn, NY 11238 United States
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This is the first exhibition to explore the groundbreaking contributions to contemporary art of Latin American and Latina women artists during a period of extraordinary conceptual and aesthetic experimentation. Featuring 123 artists from 15 countries, Radical Women: Latin American Art, 1960–1985 focuses on their use of the female body for political and social critique and artistic expression. … Continue reading Radical Women: Latin American Art, 1960–1985 Find out more »

David Levine: Some of the People, All of the Time

July 8 @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Every week on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until July 8, 2018
Brooklyn Museum,
200 Eastern Parkway, Brooklyn, NY 11238 United States
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David Levine’s Some of the People, All of the Time examines the fragility of our democracy. It confronts a timely and disturbing question: What if a member of a gathering—a rally, an audience, even a party—is there under false pretenses? Recently, there have been a number of disturbing revelations about this kind of dishonesty, such as paid … Continue reading David Levine: Some of the People, All of the Time Find out more »

Cecilia Vicuña: Disappeared Quipu

July 8 @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Every week on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until November 25, 2018
Brooklyn Museum,
200 Eastern Parkway, Brooklyn, NY 11238 United States
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For millennia, ancient peoples of the Andes created quipus—complex record-keeping devices, made of knotted cords, that served as an essential medium for reading and writing, registering and remembering. New York–based Chilean artist and poet Cecilia Vicuña has devoted a significant part of her artistic practice to studying, interpreting, and reactivating the quipus, which were banned by the … Continue reading Cecilia Vicuña: Disappeared Quipu Find out more »
Free

Curated Boutique Summer Pop Up

July 8 @ 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
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Every week on Saturday and Sunday until August 4, 2018
The Meat Market,
380 Tompkins Avenue, Brooklyn, NY NY 11216 United States
Eight weeks, Two days of scavenger fun – featuring over 30 vendors of sustainable goods, eclectic vintage, handmade items, jewelry, wellness products, arts and crafts, and wares from the five boroughs and beyond weekly. This curated experience is immersed within exposed brick walls opening into a whimsically garden filled with a diverse and vibrant shopping … Continue reading Curated Boutique Summer Pop Up Find out more »

Selections from the Collage/Mixed Media Class

July 8 @ 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Every day until September 5, 2018
Park Slope Armory YMCA,
361 15th Street, Brooklyn, NY 11215 United States
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Instructor,: Susan Newmark Fleminger. Work on view by; Amy Adam;,Eileen Blank;Margie Bonfils;Van Brody;Helene Ebenstein;Nell Mermin;Wilbur Miller; Robert Rothstein; Alex Rowan-Hazlerigg ,and Ronnie Wolfe Find out more »

Techne LAb

July 8 @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Every day until July 31, 2018
Made In NY Media Center,
30 John Street, Brooklyn, NY United States
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In 2002, the artist, writer and digital filmmaker Mark Amerika founded the University of Colorado’s TECHNE Lab, one of the first digital arts and humanities labs headquartered in a major research university. The TECHNE LAB exhibition at the Made in NY Media Center by IFP features 3-D animation, digital murals, video net art, VJ glitch … Continue reading Techne LAb Find out more »
12:00 pm

The Business of Brooklyn: An Exhibition on the Occasion of the 100th Anniversary of the Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce

July 8 @ 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 »

Coney Art Walls

July 8 @ 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Every day until September 30, 2018
Coney Art Walls,
3050 Stillwell Avenue, Brooklyn, NY United States
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The outdoor museum of street art curated by Joseph Sitt and Jeffrey Deitch. Coney Art Walls features works from renowned artists including Crash, Daze, Lee Quinones, Ron English and Miss Van, as well as Aiko, Alexis Diaz, Buff Monster, Chris Stain, D*Face, Eine, eL Seed, Ganzeer, Haze, How & Nosm, Icy & Sot, IRAK, Jim … Continue reading Coney Art Walls Find out more »

Erwin Wurm’s Hot Dog Bus presented by Public Art Fund

July 8 @ 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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Every week on Sunday until August 26, 2018
Brooklyn Bridge Park,
Pier 6, Brooklyn, NY 11201 United States
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Transformed vintage Volkswagen Microbus turned into an overstuffed food truck serving free dogs Find out more »

Erika Ranee: Inside/Outside

July 8 @ 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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Every week on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until August 12, 2018
Project Room at BRIC House,
647 Fulton Street, Brooklyn, NY United States
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Erika Ranee will exhibit a series of large and smaller-scale abstract paintings and works on paper featuring complex, layered compositions that evoke the complex, interrelated territories of the interior self and the urban environment. Her diverse and often unconventional media include brightly colored pigments, metallic paint, tape, leaves, shellac, and plastic – materials that act as  … Continue reading Erika Ranee: Inside/Outside Find out more »

Brooklyn: A New Home, a New Life

July 8 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Every week on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until May 31, 2019
Brooklyn Historical Society,
128 Pierrepont Street, Brooklyn, NY 11201 United States
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As they watched the Trump administration’s Muslim ban and subsequent restraining orders move closer to the Supreme Court, outgoing Teen Council Members identified immigration as the timely and broad topic for 2018. In responding to their mandate, 2018 Council Members analyzed how concepts of “us” and “them” lead to stereotypes of immigrants and considered how … Continue reading Brooklyn: A New Home, a New Life Find out more »
12:30 pm

The Jungle Book

July 8 @ 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

Fernando Carpaneda: “New Portraits”

July 8 @ 1:00 pm
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by appt only
MF Gallery,
213 Bond Street, Brooklyn, NY United States
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a series of paintings and drawings depicting the beauty and the sensuality of men and women. The work seeks to provoke debates and questions about equality, in the sense of valuing the human being. Leaving inhibition aside, in scenes that depict sex, gender and relationships, the artist’s “in your face” approach is meant to inspire … Continue reading Fernando Carpaneda: “New Portraits” Find out more »

Edward Shalala

July 8 @ 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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Every week on Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until July 15, 2018
FiveMyles,
558 St. John's Place, Brooklyn, NY 11238 United States
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Edward Shalala is a reductive abstract painter, who has been part of the New York art world for the past four decades. For this recent series of photographs shown in this exhibition, Shalala has traveled to the parks in all five boroughs to create an conceptual, ephemeral work. He reduced the canvas into its parts. … Continue reading Edward Shalala Find out more »

Quiara Torrè

July 8 @ 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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Every week on Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until July 29, 2018
FiveMyles,
558 St. John's Place, Brooklyn, NY 11238 United States
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Quiara Torrè is a multifaceted artist from New York City.  Self-taught, her artistic output ranges from painting, installation, dance and musical composition. The artist uses salvaged materials from around the world and revitalizes them using a sophisticated process of transmutation. Forming installations that seek to transport and spawn rebirth Find out more »
Pay-what-you-wish Thursdays!

Pay-what-you-wish Thursdays July 2018 Drop-In Play

July 8 @ 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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Every week on Saturday and Sunday until July 26, 2018
SPARK by Brooklyn Children’s Museum,
1 John Street, Brooklyn, NY 11201 United States
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July 2018 Drop-In Play Join in the following drop-in art projects and play opportunities taking place on July weekends in our Studio.  Feel the summer vibes at Spark and they cannot wait to play with more unusual materials to get the kids creative juices flowing. SPARK Independence!   Saturday, July 7 – Sunday, July 8 … Continue reading Pay-what-you-wish Thursdays July 2018 Drop-In Play Find out more »
3:00 pm

Ed Center Open Hours

July 8 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Every week on Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until September 30, 2018
Environmental Education Center,
Brooklyn Bridge Park, Brooklyn, NY United States
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Get to know Brooklyn Bridge Park with our 250 gallon aquarium filled with critters from the East River, a 10’ scale model of Brooklyn Bridge Park, crafts, a reading corner, and much more Tuesdays and Thursdays from 3 – 5 pm; Saturdays and Sundays from 1 – 5 pm   Find out more »
4:00 pm
$10

Home Away From Home – A Celebration of Creative Communities

July 8 @ 4:00 pm - July 9 @ 2:00 am
Rubulad,
Secret - RSVP for exact address, Bushwick, 11237 United States
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The Artery community has put together almost a thousand intimate showcases in their own homes this year. But we couldn’t have gotten here without the incredible creative communities that have been doing this long before our site had a single line of code. So we’ve blocked out the entire day to celebrate the people who take … Continue reading Home Away From Home – A Celebration of Creative Communities Find out more »
6:30 pm
Free

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

July 8 @ 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 »
7:30 pm

BRIC! Celebrate Brooklyn

July 8 @ 7:30 pm
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Every week on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday, and Sunday until August 11, 2018
Prospect Park Bandshell,
62 West Dr, NY, NY 11215 United States
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Tuesday, June 5, 8:00pm BET Opening Night Concert! COMMON Free Sunday, June 10, 3:00pm Family Concert LOS LOBOS Free Wednesday, June 13, 7:00pm THE DECEMBERISTS Ticketed BRIC Celebrate Brooklyn! Benefit Concert $45 (General Admission – Standing) Tickets can be purchased by visiting BRICArtsMedia.org or Ticketfly.com. Thursday, June 14, 7:30pm VANCE JOY | ALICE MERTON Ticketed … Continue reading BRIC! Celebrate Brooklyn Find out more »
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