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

January 9
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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 9 @ 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 »

Johannah Herr: Your Comfort is Attended by Permanent Violence

January 9 @ 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 9 @ 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 9 @ 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 9 @ 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 9 @ 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 9 @ 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 9 @ 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 »

Toddler and Me Yoga

January 9 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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Every week on Wednesday until January 30, 2019
The Cobra Club,
6 Wyckoff Avenue, Brooklyn, NY United States
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WITH SALVADOR MARTINEZ Now that your Lil’ One is up and walking, it’s time to explore from a whole new perspective. In this joyous class, we will move, communicate, and explore. Good times. Our tot-centric yoga poses can help support motor coordination, cognitive development, and socialization, all the while these Cobra Kids learn about the … Continue reading Toddler and Me Yoga Find out more »
11:00 am

Something to Say: Brooklyn Hi-Art! Machine

January 9 @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Every week on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until June 30, 2019
Brooklyn Museum,
200 Eastern Parkway, Brooklyn, NY 11238 United States
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The Brooklyn Museum highlights the work of four Brooklyn artists with Something to Say, a yearlong activation of the Museum’s public spaces emphasizing the institution’s important role as a place for civic discourse. Bringing together existing works and new, site-specific commissions by Brooklyn Hi-Art! Machine, Deborah Kass, Kameelah Janan Rasheed, and Hank Willis Thomas, Something to Sayexplores … Continue reading Something to Say: Brooklyn Hi-Art! Machine Find out more »

Syria, Then and Now: Stories From Refugees a Century Apart

January 9 @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Every week on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until January 13, 2019
Brooklyn Museum,
200 Eastern Parkway, Brooklyn, NY 11238 United States
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features highlights from the museum’s collection of thirteenth century Syrian ceramics alongside work by the contemporary Arab artists Ginane Makki Bacho, Issam Kourbaj, and Mohamed Hafez. The juxtaposition between these works highlights the ongoing struggle to find home during tumultuous times and the commonalities between refugees throughout history. Syria, Then and Now: Stories from Refugees a … Continue reading Syria, Then and Now: Stories From Refugees a Century Apart Find out more »

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

January 9 @ 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 »

The Way It Is

January 9 @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Every week on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until February 3, 2019
A.I.R GALLERY,
155 Plymouth Street, Brooklyn, NY 11201 United States
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A.I.R. Gallery is pleased to announce The Way It Is, an exhibition of collaborative projects by Fellowship Artist Zhiyuan Yang and Sandra Harvey, an artist based in Adams, Massachusetts. This is Yang’s first solo show in New York City, extended to a two-person exhibition. Find out more »

Let’s Try Listening Again – 13th A.I.R. Biennial

January 9 @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Every week on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until February 3, 2019
A.I.R GALLERY,
155 Plymouth Street, Brooklyn, NY 11201 United States
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This biennial exhibition starts where its open call ended: with the sentence “Let’s try listening again.” Echoing a contemporary sentiment, this title voices an urge to stop the treadmill of self-same thought and perceive what is near, around, yet not always seen. It highlights a pause for respect and discovery that is necessary to imagine … Continue reading Let’s Try Listening Again – 13th A.I.R. Biennial Find out more »

HOLIDAY PARR-TY

January 9 @ 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 »

Kwang Young Chun: Aggregations

January 9 @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Every week on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until July 28, 2019
Brooklyn Museum,
200 Eastern Parkway, Brooklyn, NY 11238 United States
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South Korean artist Kwang Young Chun combines hundreds of paper-wrapped parcels to create sculptural compositions, called Aggregations, that look like crystal formations, asteroids, or the surface of the moon. The Aggregations are simultaneously Space Age and nostalgic, beautiful and violent, powerful and fragile. They draw on the artist’s training in abstract painting as well as memories of his … Continue reading Kwang Young Chun: Aggregations Find out more »

The Future

January 9 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Every week on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday until February 16, 2019
Minus Space,
16A Main Street, Brooklyn, NY United States
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MINUS SPACE is honored to present the solo exhibition Julian Dashper: The Future. This is the late artist’s second solo exhibition at the gallery and commemorates ten years of his passing. The exhibition will highlight select art works produced during the 1990s and early 2000s. Find out more »
12:00 pm

Brooklyn: A New Home, a New Life

January 9 @ 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 »

Zhiyuan Yang

January 9 @ 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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Every week on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until February 3, 2019
A.I.R GALLERY,
155 Plymouth Street, Brooklyn, NY 11201 United States
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An exhibition of collaborative projects by Fellowship Artist Zhiyuan Yang and Sandra Harvey, an artist based in Adams, Massachusetts. This is Yang’s first solo show in New York City, extended to a two-person exhibition. Find out more »

WHEN DOES A PLACE BECOME HOME?

January 9 @ 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 »
1:00 pm

Historic Trolley Tours

January 9 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Every week on Wednesday until January 30, 2019
Green-Wood Cemetery,
Main Gate-25th Street at 5th Avenue, Brooklyn, NY United States
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Experience the most magnificent and historic 478 acres in New York City. Join our expert tour guides to hear fascinating stories of Green-Wood’s permanent residents, see breathtaking views of Manhattan, tread where George Washington and his troops fought the Battle of Brooklyn, and much more. Find out more »
6:00 pm
FREE

Willie Villegas Presents Salsa Wednesday

January 9 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Every week on Wednesday until January 9, 2019
Industry City,
220 36th Street, Brooklyn, NY 11232 United States
Willie Villegas Presents Salsa Wednesdays Afterwork in the Landing at Industry City in Sunset Park, Brooklyn. Celebrating the Holidays Asalto Navideño Style. You can lounge around, play billiards or simply get your Salsa Groove on. Spectacular family friendly event presented in a comfortable and picturesque venue. Great music good dancers at every level. Free live … Continue reading Willie Villegas Presents Salsa Wednesday Find out more »

BOOK DISCUSSION with author Ruby Namdar

January 9 @ 6:00 pm
Congregation Mount Sinai,
250 Cadman Plaza West, Brooklyn Heights, NY 11201 United States
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THE RUINED HOUSE is the first novel by Ruby Namdar, a work that marks the arrival of an important writer and sets a new standard in Jewish-American literature. RSVP Deadline: Monday, January 7. Find out more »
6:30 pm

Katrine van Wyk: Super Powders w/ Kerry Diamond

January 9 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Books are Magic,
225 Smith Street, Brooklyn, NY 11231 United States
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Natural remedies for various physical ailments are well known; now hitting the scene are supplements—made from berries, mushrooms, herbs, and other plants— that can help the body (and mind) adapt to stress. These “adaptogens” work towards restoring balance, enhancing focus and stamina, boosting energy, and improving mood. In Super Powders, health coach Katrine van Wyk … Continue reading Katrine van Wyk: Super Powders w/ Kerry Diamond Find out more »
7:00 pm
$30 - $50/Must be 18 & over

BLEACH

January 9 @ 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 »
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