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8:00 am

Pondlife

January 17 @ 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 17 @ 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 17 @ 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 17 @ 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 17 @ 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 17 @ 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 17 @ 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 17 @ 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 17 @ 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

Something to Say: Brooklyn Hi-Art! Machine

January 17 @ 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 »

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

January 17 @ 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 »

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

January 17 @ 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 17 @ 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 »

HOLIDAY PARR-TY

January 17 @ 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 17 @ 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 »

Music & Movement Storytime

January 17 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Every week on Thursday until January 31, 2019
Clarendon Library,
2035 Nostrand AVenue, Brooklyn, NY 11210
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 storytime packed with live music and early literacy skill-building movement activities. Recommended ages 1-5 and caregivers. Find out more »

The Future

January 17 @ 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 »

On Plane View

January 17 @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Every week on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday until March 9, 2019
KLOMPCHING GALLERY,
89 Water Street, Brooklyn, NY 11201 United States
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showcasing the photographs of Max de Esteban and Doug Fogelson. Doug Fogelson’s ‘Forms and Records’, explores the physicality and science of the photograph, through a formal exploration of objects, and their re-presentation as photograms. He works with objects that either have a link to the natural world, or with outmoded technology such as vinyl records … Continue reading On Plane View Find out more »
12:00 pm

Brooklyn: A New Home, a New Life

January 17 @ 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 »

Bonnie Collura Prince

January 17 @ 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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Every week on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until February 24, 2019
Smack Mellon,
92 Plymouth Street at Washington Street, Brooklyn, NY 11201 United States
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Bonnie Collura’s sculptural installation Prince critiques our culture’s pattern of repeating iconic characters, gestures, and polarizing traits to create heroes. In her ongoing project, Collura interprets the Prince figure as an amalgamation of four archetypal male characters from history, religion, and popular culture: Jesus, St. Sebastian, C-3PO (the droid from Star Wars), and Abraham Lincoln. … Continue reading Bonnie Collura Prince Find out more »

Zhiyuan Yang

January 17 @ 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 »

Metamorphosis of Failure

January 17 @ 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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Every week on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until February 24, 2019
Smack Mellon,
92 Plymouth Street at Washington Street, Brooklyn, NY 11201 United States
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Rachelle Mozman Solano For her film and photography project Metamorphosis of Failure, Rachelle Mozman Solano takes as a point of departure the Museum of Modern Art’s 2014 exhibition of Paul Gauguin’s works on paper that he made in the South Pacific toward the end of his life. Instead of rehashing the mythologized narrative of Gauguin’s … Continue reading Metamorphosis of Failure Find out more »
1:00 pm

Tom Bennett: Paintings and Master Prints

January 17 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Every week on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday until February 9, 2019
Tabla Rasa Gallery,
224 48th Street, Brooklyn, NY United States
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A solo exhibition and sale of Tom Bennett’s artwork. Tom Bennett’s artwork is recognizable for its impassioned brushwork, bold compositions, and rich subject matter. His work embraces art history, abundant with homages to heroic works, bucking horses and classical nudes. In addition to his dynamic paintings, Tabla Rasa will feature a series of unframed mono-types … Continue reading Tom Bennett: Paintings and Master Prints Find out more »

Positive Aging: Bridge Club

January 17 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Every week on Thursday until January 31, 2019
Kings Bay Library,
3650 Nostrand Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11229 United States
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Enjoy playing bridge in a company of your peers. The program takes place at the Meeting Room. Find out more »

rough edges: Elise Siegel

January 17 @ 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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Every week on Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until February 10, 2019
STUDIO10,
56 Bogart Street , Brooklyn , NY 11206
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A solo show of ceramic sculpture by Elise Siegel. In this exhibition, a large gathering of Siegel’s idiosyncratic and psychologically expressive portrait busts inhabit the gallery.   Although each bust is a distinct individual, they are not portraits of specific persons. Rather, they are embodiments of familiar emotional states — fleeting moments of inner conflict, disquiet, … Continue reading rough edges: Elise Siegel Find out more »
5:00 pm

Mortgage and Foreclosure Help

January 17 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
NHS Brooklyn,
9701 Avenue L, Brooklyn, NY United States
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Don’t pay for help, Don’t get scammed, Don’t lose your home Find out more »
6:30 pm
free

DCA 101: WHAT START-UP BUSINESSES NEED TO KNOW ABOUT THE CONSUMER PROTECTION LAW

January 17 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
New York University Tandon School of Engineering, Urban Future Lab,
15 MetroTech Center, 19th Floor, Brooklyn, NY 11201 United States
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Do you know what makes an ad deceptive when advertising your business? Join Department of Consumer Affairs (DCA) Commissioner Salas and DCA lawyers for a free, interactive workshop about the City’s Consumer Protection Law to learn more about how to legally advertise in print, online, or when using out-of-home media such as subway ads. Chief … Continue reading DCA 101: WHAT START-UP BUSINESSES NEED TO KNOW ABOUT THE CONSUMER PROTECTION LAW Find out more »

Winter Salon: Writers on Home

January 17 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Brooklyn Museum,
200 Eastern Parkway, Brooklyn, NY 11238 United States
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Meditate on the many meanings and experiences of home in conjunction with our special exhibition One: Do Ho Suh. Begin the evening with a behind-the-scenes walkthrough of the immersive installation with Eugenie Tsai, John and Barbara Vogelstein Senior Curator of Contemporary Art. Then, enter our American Art galleries, where writers Jason Koo, T Kira Madden, and Alice Sola … Continue reading Winter Salon: Writers on Home Find out more »
7:00 pm
$30 - $50/Must be 18 & over

BLEACH

January 17 @ 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
$39

Matched Dating in Williamsburg

January 17 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Randolph Beer Williamsburg,
104 S 4th Street, Brooklyn, NY 11249 United States
Following the huge success of the last several Williamsburg date nights, you are invited to be part of CitySwoon’s super fun, friendly and organic matched dating night, in one of the best bars in Williamsburg – Randolph Beer! CitySwoon’s Matched Dating is run by a sophisticated patented algorithm. The success rate is higher than both … Continue reading Matched Dating in Williamsburg Find out more »

John Kenney: Talk to Me w/ Courtney Maum

January 17 @ 7:30 pm
Books are Magic,
225 Smith Street, Brooklyn, NY 11231 United States
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It’s a story that Ted Grayson has reported time and time again in his job as a network TV anchor: the public downfall of those at the top. He just never imagined that it would happen to him. After his profanity-laced tirade is caught on camera, his reputation and career are destroyed, leaving him without … Continue reading John Kenney: Talk to Me w/ Courtney Maum Find out more »
8:00 pm
$5

Airplane Mode: a standup comedy show

January 17 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
cherry tree bar,
65 4th Avenue , Brooklyn, NY 11217 United States
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Every Thursday at 8pm Airplane Mode showcases the best stand-up comedians in NYC and the world. These comedians have been featured on Comedy Central, Netflix, HBO, Conan and the Tonight Show. So make sure to see them before they are famous: This week’s Airplane Mode features: Jeff Arcuri Allison O’Conor Subhah Agarwal Conor Creghan Dekunle … Continue reading Airplane Mode: a standup comedy show Find out more »

Tight Ship Comedy Show

January 17 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Freddy’s Bar & Backroom,
627 5th Ave, Brooklyn, 11215 United States
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A monthly comedy show where the best stand-ups & character performers showcase their talents. Audience members can expect games, prizes, good eats from Freddy’s Bar, and lots of laughs. This month’s performers: Hallie Haas Jenny Gorelick Chris Murphy Jordan Jensen Brantley Brice Find out more »
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