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Grimanesa Amorós: HEDERA

July 12
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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 12
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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 12 @ 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 »

Little Big

July 12 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Every week on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday until July 27, 2018
Janet Borden, Inc,
91 Water Street, Brooklyn, NY United States
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a group show that champions the physicality of the photographic image. Comparing size (literal and figurative), and our perceptions, these images are presented in a new way. Landscape, little town and the big city, the larger than life household object and invented still lifes confront the viewer in a wonderful and immediate way. Find out more »

Empire Skate: The Birthplace of Roller Disco

July 12 @ 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 12 @ 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 »
10:00 am

Bringing Back the City: Mass Transit Responds to Crises

July 12 @ 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 »

Tatiana Arocha: Night Mountains

July 12 @ 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 12 @ 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 »
$850

Teen Summer Glassblowing Program

July 12 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Every 2 weeks on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday until August 10, 2018
BROOKLYN GLASS,
142 13TH STREET, BROOKLYN, NY 11215 United States
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In the Hot Shop, students would learn the basic techniques and material capabilities such as gathering, blowing, and tool handling. On the last day of working in the hot shop, students will learn about furnace charging, followed by cold working techniques to complete their pieces created in the previous days. Ages 13-18 10:00am to 3:00pm … Continue reading Teen Summer Glassblowing Program Find out more »
Free

Nighttime for Strangers

July 12 @ 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 »
10:45 am
36/class & discount packages are available

Shake, Rattle & Roll

July 12 @ 10:45 am - 11:45 am
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Every week on until August 30, 2018
Spark by Brooklyn Children’s Museum,
1 John Street, Brooklyn, NY 11201 United States
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Ages 2 to 6 years   Hands-on drumming with Parents As Primary Teachers, Inc.! Play folkloric rhythms from Cuba and West Africa! Build literacy skills while enjoying folktales! Apply math, science and visual arts concepts to make your own musical instruments! SPARK offers registered semester-long classes featuring art, language, music, and movement for children ages 9 … Continue reading Shake, Rattle & Roll 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 12 @ 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 »

Fresh 2018

July 12 @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Every week on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday until August 4, 2018
KLOMPCHING GALLERY,
89 Water Street, Brooklyn, NY 11201 United States
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Reflecting how photography is understood across different platforms, FRESH thoughtfully incorporates the three elements of display, publication and dissemination: an exhibition, a printed catalogue, and an online showcase including interviews Find out more »

Radical Women: Latin American Art, 1960–1985

July 12 @ 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 »

Cecilia Vicuña: Disappeared Quipu

July 12 @ 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 »

Selections from the Collage/Mixed Media Class

July 12 @ 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 12 @ 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
free

BAM R&B Festival

July 12 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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Every week on Thursday until August 9, 2018
Afternoons of jazz, soul, R&B, and some tap dancing. Now in its 24th year, the festival continues to feature music legends alongside groundbreaking emerging artists. Jun 7 Bernard Purdie’s All-Star Shuffle with guests Bobbi Humphrey and Quiana Lynell Jun 14 Savion Glover featuring Marcus Gilmore Jun 21 PJ Morton Jun 28 Vivian Green Jul 5 … Continue reading BAM R&B Festival Find out more »

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

July 12 @ 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 12 @ 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 »

Erika Ranee: Inside/Outside

July 12 @ 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 »

Mira Dayal

July 12 @ 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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Every week on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday until July 31, 2018
Art in General,
145 Plymouth Street, Brooklyn, NY 11201 United States
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Mira Dayal is an artist, critic, and curator based in New York. She is the founding editor of the Journal of Art Criticism, co-director of the collaborative artist publication prompt:, and an assistant editor at Artforum. Dayal’s studio work has focused on the routines and materialities of language and the body. Find out more »

Brooklyn: A New Home, a New Life

July 12 @ 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 »
1:00 pm

Edward Shalala

July 12 @ 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 »

Fernando Carpaneda: “New Portraits”

July 12 @ 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 »

Quiara Torrè

July 12 @ 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 »
1:30 pm

On SIte

July 12 @ 1:30 pm - 6:30 pm
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Every week on Monday, Wednesday, and Thursday until July 18, 2018
Trestle Gallery,
850 Third Ave Suite 411, Brooklyn, NY 11232 United States
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On Site, is Trestle’s annual salon featuring artwork made by artists working in our space. The opening reception will coincide with Trestle’s VIP Mixer & Auction Night Party. This year’s mixer is free & open to the public. The opening reception and special event will feature a live art auction, specialty beverages, tasty samplings provided by local vendors, live music, … Continue reading On SIte Find out more »
2:00 pm

Matthew Jensen : There from here

July 12 @ 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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Every week on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday until July 21, 2018
Open Source Gallery,
306 17th St., Brooklyn, NY 11215 United States
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Matthew Jensen’s work explores the way in which people experience and interact with the landscape. Each of his projects involves walking, extended observation, and site-specific exploration, particularly of public spaces. Taking into account the impact of technology on our understanding of space, Jensen engages with both physical and virtual landscapes. His work often combines photography, … Continue reading Matthew Jensen : There from here Find out more »
3:00 pm

Ed Center Open Hours

July 12 @ 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
Free

Beer Freak Show / Randall Night

July 12 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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Every week on Thursday until September 6, 2018
Coney Island Brewery,
1904 Surf Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11224 United States
Come through for something NEW and INFUSED! Every week a new, mad, reckless experiment in beer science will be conducted in the taproom as we infuse one of the taproom’s styles with a new ingredient. Think Merman NY IPA blasted through two chambers of whole cone Mosaic hops, or perhaps Mermaid Pilsner infused with lemon … Continue reading Beer Freak Show / Randall Night Find out more »

Archipelago

July 12 @ 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Every week on Thursday and Saturday until July 21, 2018
The Waterfront Barge Museum,
290 Conover Street, Brooklyn, NY United States
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A secret island world in plain sight by Thomas Halaczinsky   Thursday hours – 4 – 8 p.m. Saturday hours 1 – 5 p.m. Find out more »
6:00 pm

Live at the Archway

July 12 @ 6:00 pm
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Every week on Thursday until September 20, 2018
The Archway,
Water Street at Anchorage Place, Brooklyn, NY United States
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Live at the Archway 2018 Series Programming JUNE 14 LJOVA AND THE KONTRABAND With opening set by FogoAzul NYC in the Pearl Street Triangle Ljova and the Kontraband brings together influences from classical, klezmer, tango, jazz and Gypsy music, and features Moscow-born composer, arranger and violist Lev “Ljova” Zhurbin, together with his close collaborators on accordion, bass … Continue reading Live at the Archway Find out more »

Movies with a View

July 12 @ 6:00 pm
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Every week on Thursday until August 30, 2018
Brooklyn Bridge Park,
Pier 5, Brooklyn, NY 11201 United States
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The theme for this year is “She Directs!” and will highlight the work of female directors across genres. Date Event Name Jul 12 Desperately Seeking Susan Jul 19 Kung Fu Panda 2 Jul 26 Paris Is Burning Aug 2 Bend It Like Beckham Aug 9 Wayne’s World Aug 16 Love & Basketball Aug 23 Wonder … Continue reading Movies with a View Find out more »
Free

Live at the Archway: Brown Rice Family

July 12 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The Archway Under the Manhattan Bridge,
Public plaza on Water Street between Adams Street and Anchorage Place, Brooklyn, 11201 United States
Live at the Archway is DUMBO’s signature series: featuring dynamic musical performances + pop-up gallery + interactive art experience, in a magical, only-in-DUMBO setting. Always free, always all ages + always rain or shine. Back by popular demand, Brown Rice Family takes over Live at the Archway with their feel good, distinctively organic, world roots … Continue reading Live at the Archway: Brown Rice Family Find out more »
6:30 pm
Free

Telling the Art Deco Story of Downtown Brooklyn & Brooklyn Heights

July 12 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Brooklyn Historical Society,
128 Pierrepont Street, Brooklyn, NY 11201 United States
Did you know that Downtown Brooklyn and Brooklyn Heights have a rich and exciting history told through beautiful and special Art Deco buildings? Discover the neighborhood’s fascinating Art Deco architecture and design of the 1920s and 30s with an expert from the Art Deco Society of New York, architectural historian Matt Postal. Sign up today … Continue reading Telling the Art Deco Story of Downtown Brooklyn & Brooklyn Heights Find out more »

The Multitudes of Miso: An Evening with Bessou

July 12 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Museum of Food and Drink,
62 Bayard Street, Brooklyn, NY 11222 United States
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Miso is ubiquitous in Japanese pantries and restaurants, and has grown in popularity across the United States. Still, it remains a mystery to many.  Learn about the multitudes of miso—how it differs from region to region and even family to family in Japan. Owner Maiko Kyogoku and Executive Chef Emily Yuen of Bessou will discuss … Continue reading The Multitudes of Miso: An Evening with Bessou Find out more »
7:00 pm

Yoga in the Park

July 12 @ 7:00 pm
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Every week on Thursday until August 30, 2018
Prospect Park/Long Meadow,
18 EAst Drive, Brooklyn, NY 11215 United States
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Get moving in the Park this summer! Join Prospect Park Alliance, Bend + Bloom Yogaand lululemon Brooklyn  for free, community yoga classes in the beautiful Long Meadow. RSVP today. Find out more »
7:30 pm

BRIC! Celebrate Brooklyn

July 12 @ 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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