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NYRR Virtual Resolution Run 5K (Jan. 1–13)

January 8
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Every day until January 13, 2019
Race toward a new beginning with the NYRR Virtual Resolution Run 5K Powered by Strava! Sticking to resolutions can be hard, but we’re here to help you stay on track! Ease into your #ResolveToRun resolution with a 5K race you can run anywhere, anytime from January 1 through 13. You’ll be racing alongside thousands of other runners … Continue reading NYRR Virtual Resolution Run 5K (Jan. 1–13) Find out more »
8:00 am

Pondlife

January 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 »

Brooklyn Borough Hall Greenmarket

January 8 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Every week on Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday until June 30, 2019
Brooklyn Borough Hall Plaza,
209 Joralemon St, Brooklyn , NY 11201 United States
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Buy fresh locally grown fruits, vegetables and more. Find out more »

Johannah Herr: Your Comfort is Attended by Permanent Violence

January 8 @ 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Every day until January 20, 2019
BRIC House,
647 Fulton Street, Brooklyn, NY United States
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Using cut vinyl and wall paint, Johannah Herr’s monumental text-based murals simultaneously create a dazzling surface of metallic and glitter elements that seduces viewers into engaging in the polarizing discussions of these urgent issues, from women’s rights to climate justice and the value of Black lives. The embedded text—“YOUR COMFORT IS ATTENDED BY PERMANENT VIOLENCE”—wraps across … Continue reading Johannah Herr: Your Comfort is Attended by Permanent Violence Find out more »
9:00 am

The Campaign Against Hunger: Youth Empowerment

January 8 @ 9:00 am
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Every week on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday until January 31, 2019
The Campaign Against Hunger,
2010 Fulton St., Brooklyn, NY United States
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For ages 16 through 24 who are currently not working, or not in school. This program places you at a work site where you will be paid 15 dollars an hour for ten hours a week. Participants are paid bi-weekly. It also includes a workshop component that helps the participants with resume writing, interview skills, … Continue reading The Campaign Against Hunger: Youth Empowerment Find out more »
10:00 am

Donald Zucker and Barbara Hrbek Zucker Ocean Wonders: Sharks

January 8 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Every day until June 30, 2019
New York Aquarium,
Surf Avenue & West 8th Street, Brooklyn, NY 11224 United States
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Explore the coral reef, wander through a shipwreck, and peer over the Hudson Canyon. More than 115 species including sand tiger sharks, sandbar sharks, and loggerhead sea turtles live in this state-of-the-art exhibit. Find out more »

Penelope Umbrico: MONUMENT

January 8 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Every week on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until January 20, 2019
Gallery at BRIC House,
647 Fulton Street (Enter on Rockwell Place), Brooklyn, United States
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Penelope Umbrico‘s MONUMENT explores the monolithic state of current technologies in relation to their obsolescence. Umbrico begins with the idea that all technologies – including the electronics we use at home and in the workplace – are in effect “black boxes” whose contents are largely incomprehensible to end users. Although we tend to think of screens as invisible … Continue reading Penelope Umbrico: MONUMENT Find out more »

Rose Nestler: Gymnasia

January 8 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Every week on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until January 20, 2019
Project Room at BRIC House,
647 Fulton Street, Brooklyn, NY United States
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Gymnasia is an installation by Brooklyn-based artist Rose Nestler in the Project Room of BRIC House. The exhibition includes Nestler’s oversized textile reinterpretations of ancient prize amphorae and a multi-channel video installation that places costumed dancers, gymnasts and wrestlers amidst large scale fabric trophies moving to the sound of a hypnotic and syncopated chorus of commentators. Find out more »

Navigating New York

January 8 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Every week on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until September 8, 2019
New York Transit Museum,
Boerum Place and Schermerhorn Street, Brooklyn, NY United States
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New York’s transportation history happened in phases, from early ships, trains and passenger ferries to more modern subways, trains, buses and cars. Transportation maps highlight the story of New York’s growth through the increasingly connected transportation system. Indeed, mass transit helped make the greater New York region what it is today. Navigating New York draws on the … Continue reading Navigating New York Find out more »

Underground Heroes: New York Transit In Comics

January 8 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Every week on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until March 17, 2019
New York Transit Museum,
Boerum Place and Schermerhorn Street, Brooklyn, NY United States
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New York’s rich visual vernacular is a colorful setting for illustrated stories, so it comes as no surprise that our iconic transportation system plays a starring role in comics and graphic novels. Drawing on satirical cartoons, comic strips and comic books from the 19th through the 21st centuries, Underground Heroes: New York Transit in Comics is a raucous ride through … Continue reading Underground Heroes: New York Transit In Comics Find out more »
11:00 am

Aunty! African Women in the Frame, 1890 to the present

January 8 @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Every week on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday until January 31, 2019
United Photo Industries,
16 Main st. # B, Brooklyn , NY 11201 United States
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features a trove of original archival, vintage, and contemporary images from the The McKinley Collection, a repository of rare, original images ranging from portraiture to cartes de visite, spanning the African continent from Morocco to South Africa, Guinea to Kenya, Madagascar to Benin, from the 1890s to now. Find out more »

HOLIDAY PARR-TY

January 8 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Every week on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday until January 19, 2019
Janet Borden, Inc,
91 Water Street, Brooklyn, NY United States
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Food Photographs by Martin Parr brings together the best of Parr’s food observations. Since 1995, when this “British Food” series originated, Parr has been capturing the delectable, the gross, the ridiculous, and the adorable in food and food consumption throughout the world Find out more »
12:00 pm

WHEN DOES A PLACE BECOME HOME?

January 8 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Every week on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, and Sunday until January 27, 2019
St. Ann’s Warehouse,
45 Water Street, Brooklyn, NY 11201 United States
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A PHOTO EXHIBITION inspired by THE JUNGLE Produced and Curated by St. Ann’s Warehouse Find out more »
7:00 pm

Police and Public Safety Committee CB10 Meeting

January 8 @ 7:00 pm
District Office,
155 Kings Highway, Brooklyn, NY United States
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Tuesday, January 8, 2019, 7:00 pm, District Office Police and Public Safety Committee  New SLA Liquor/Wine/Beer/Cider application at Ming Hao Inc., 848 64 th Street  New SLA liquor/wine/beer/cider application at Tianfulin Inc., 842 64 th Street (continued hearing)  Review of SLA On Premise license at Secota Mano, d/b/a Chef Andrea, 7312 13 … Continue reading Police and Public Safety Committee CB10 Meeting Find out more »
$30 - $50/Must be 18 & over

BLEACH

January 8 @ 7:00 pm
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Every day until February 10, 2019
Tyler’s Basement,
637 Wilson Avenue, Brooklyn, NY United States
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BLEACH centers on Tyler, a twenty-four-year-old who sells his body on a nightly basis. But on a regular working night, things are about to spiral out of control leaving Tyler questioning whether living in the city is really worth the price of rent. Showings at 7 & 9 p.m. No shows 01/28-01/31/19 Contains nudity, no … Continue reading BLEACH Find out more »
7:30 pm
starting at $20 (event only) and $35 (with book)

Unbound: Malala Yousafzai in conversation with Rukmini Callimachi

January 8 @ 7:30 pm
BAM Gilman Opera House,
30 Lafayette Avenue, Brooklyn, NY United States
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Launch of We Are Displaced: My Journey and Stories from Refugee Girls Around the World  Co-presented by BAM and Greenlight Bookstore Find out more »
8:00 pm
Free

Ambush Comedy

January 8 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Two Boots Williamsburg,
558 Driggs Ave., Brooklyn, NY 11211 United States
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hosts Lucas Connolly and David Piccolomini present stacked lineups of top comics from NYC and beyond.  This week features:   Olivia Grace (Comedy Central)  JP McDade (Just For Laughs) Natasha Vaynblat (Reductress) Chris James (VH1) *Free beer from 8:00pm – 8:30pm* Find out more »
8:30 pm
$30

PROTOTYPE Festival: The Little Death: Vol. 1

January 8 @ 8:30 pm
Roulette,
Atlantic Avenue & Third Avenue, Brooklyn, NY United States
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The Little Death: Vol. 1 fuses bombastic electro-pop hooks, frenetically chopped break beats, hypnotic lyrics, and apocalyptic Christian imagery. Holding these disparate elements together is an unconventional narrative that follows two characters, Boy (Ted Hearne) and Girl (Mellissa Hughes), on a journey through the world of Fundamentalist Evangelism, as they cope with repressed sexuality in a … Continue reading PROTOTYPE Festival: The Little Death: Vol. 1 Find out more »
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