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Civil War Era Building Hosts Contemporary Art Show of Local Artists

March 15
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Every day until March 29, 2019
Empire Stores at 55 Water St,
55 Water Street (Atrium), Brooklyn, NY 11201 United States
The lively art show of contemporary works provides an additional impact presented against the backdrop of this beautiful Civil War era building. The artwork exhibited includes a range of styles and mediums reflecting the diversity of the Brooklyn art scene. All work will be available for purchase. Exhibiting Artists Include: Chris Baily, Jonathan Blum, Lloyd … Continue reading Civil War Era Building Hosts Contemporary Art Show of Local Artists Find out more »
8:00 am

Pondlife

March 15 @ 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 »

Living Inside Sanctuary

March 15 @ 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Every day until April 7, 2019
Green-Wood Cemetery,
Main Gate-25th Street at 5th Avenue, Brooklyn, NY United States
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A new art installation at The Green-Wood Cemetery from documentary photographer Cinthya Santos Briones takes an intimate look at the lives of immigrants whose undocumented status leaves them in a constant state of uncertainty. Living Inside Sanctuary focuses on undocumented migrants who have found security in America, yet face orders of deportation, leaving their lives – … Continue reading Living Inside Sanctuary Find out more »

Morning Exercise Sessions

March 15 @ 8:00 am - 8:30 am
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Every week on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday until March 29, 2019
Harbor Hill Neighborhood Center,
5613 2nd Avenue, Brooklyn, NY United States
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Morning exercise sessions for seniors. Before attending or for additional information please call 347-377-5493. Find out more »
10:00 am

Donald Zucker and Barbara Hrbek Zucker Ocean Wonders: Sharks

March 15 @ 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 »

Navigating New York

March 15 @ 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

March 15 @ 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 »

BRIC Biennial: Volume III, South Brooklyn Edition

March 15 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Every week on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until April 7, 2019
Gallery at BRIC House,
647 Fulton Street (Enter on Rockwell Place), Brooklyn, United States
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This third iteration of the BRIC Biennial presents artists living and working in South Brooklyn, including the neighborhoods of Park Slope, Gowanus, Sunset Park, and Bay Ridge, highlighting the significance of Brooklyn as a place where artists create work and develop their careers. Tue – Sat, 10am-6pm; Sun, 12-6pm; Find out more »

BAM Senior Cinema 2019

March 15 @ 10:00 am
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Every month on the third Friday until June 21, 2019
BAM Rose Cinemas,
30 Lafayette Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11201 United States
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A full season of monthly films for moviegoers 65 years and older continues at BAM this January with an eclectic mix of films including Dolores (2017), a documentary about the remarkable Chicana activist Dolores Huerta, Bright Roads (1953) starring Dorothy Dandridge and Harry Belafonte, the Elizabeth Taylor classic Butterfield 8 (1960), the joyous Rogers and Hammerstein musical State Fair (1945), the South African … Continue reading BAM Senior Cinema 2019 Find out more »
10:30 am

AARP Free Tax Help and Preparation

March 15 @ 10:30 am - 2:30 pm
Leonard Library,
81 Devoe Street, Brooklyn, NY 11211 United States
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Doors open at 10:00 a.m.   Tax filers will be assisted on a first come, first served basis starting at 10:30am. Service cannot be guaranteed on any given day, but please visit the following week or visit one of our other sites offering assistance. Be prepared – bring the following: Government Issued Photo ID Social Security … Continue reading AARP Free Tax Help and Preparation Find out more »
11:00 am

Something to Say: Brooklyn Hi-Art! Machine

March 15 @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
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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 »

Frida Kahlo: Appearances Can Be Deceiving

March 15 @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Every week on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until May 12, 2019
Brooklyn Museum,
200 Eastern Parkway, Brooklyn, NY 11238 United States
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Mexican artist Frida Kahlo’s unique and immediately recognizable style was an integral part of her identity. Kahlo came to define herself through her ethnicity, disability, and politics, all of which were at the heart of her work. Frida Kahlo: Appearances Can Be Deceiving is the largest U.S. exhibition in ten years devoted to the iconic painter and … Continue reading Frida Kahlo: Appearances Can Be Deceiving Find out more »

Kwang Young Chun: Aggregations

March 15 @ 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 »

When we were Strangers

March 15 @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Every week on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday until March 22, 2019
United Photo Industries Gallery,
111 Front Street, Brooklyn , NY United States
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A show by Jake Naughton and Juan Anibal Sosa Iglesias What does it mean to be in love? For eight years, in images, writing and life, plain and simple, we have tried to tease out the answer. Love is a cliche, an idea so easy to imagine but impossible to grasp. Like an overripe fruit, … Continue reading When we were Strangers Find out more »
Free

Enrico Riley: New World

March 15 @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Every week on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday until March 23, 2019
Jenkins Johnson Projects,
207 Ocean Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11225 United States
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Artist Talk at 6 pm Enrico Riley in Conversation with Antwaun Sargent, Writer and Critic The paintings are part of an unfolding and evolving cycle that investigates themes of historical and contemporary violence, martyrdom, grief, and the middle passage within a spatial domain. Enrico Riley challenges viewers to decipher and contextualize his work’s fractured narratives. … Continue reading Enrico Riley: New World Find out more »

Sanford Wurmfeld

March 15 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Every week on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday until April 20, 2019
Minus Space,
16A Main Street, Brooklyn, NY United States
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A solo exhibition of new work by NYC-based color painter Sanford Wurmfeld Find out more »

When we Were Strangers

March 15 @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Every week on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday until March 22, 2019
United Photo Industries,
16 Main st. # B, Brooklyn , NY 11201 United States
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does it mean to be in love? For eight years, in images, writing and life, plain and simple, we have tried to tease out the answer. Love is a cliche, an idea so easy to imagine but impossible to grasp. Like an overripe fruit, it collapses with a bit of pressure into cloying sweetness and … Continue reading When we Were Strangers Find out more »

BRIC Biennial: Volume III, South Brooklyn Edition

March 15 @ 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
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Every week on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until April 7, 2019
BRIC House,
647 Fulton Street, Brooklyn, NY United States
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This third iteration of the BRIC Biennial presents artists living and working in South Brooklyn, including the neighborhoods of Park Slope, Gowanus, Sunset Park, and Bay Ridge, highlighting the significance of Brooklyn as a place where artists create work and develop their careers. Tue – Fri, 11am-7pm; Sat & Sun, 11am-5pm; Find out more »

At/Against Our Will

March 15 @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Every week on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until April 14, 2019
A.I.R GALLERY,
155 Plymouth Street, Brooklyn, NY 11201 United States
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an exhibition of welded steel sculptures by artist Helene Brandt. At/Against Our Will includes works from Brandt’s signature “Cages” series and marks the artist’s first show at A.I.R. since her debut at the gallery in 1985. Find out more »

Steamroller Collaborations Yvette Drury Dubinsky and Vicky Tomayko

March 15 @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Every week on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until April 14, 2019
A.I.R GALLERY,
155 Plymouth Street, Brooklyn, NY 11201 United States
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A two-person exhibition of work by New York Artist Yvette Drury Dubinsky and National Artist Vicky Tomayko. Dubinsky and Tomayko will be showing fifteen large monotypes with drawing and collage. Find out more »

March of Women Adult Matinee

March 15 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
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Every week on Friday until March 29, 2019
Ulmer Park Library,
2602 Bath Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11214 United States
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Join us for our March of Women Matinee: 3/1/19 Last Holiday 3/8/19 Wild 3/15/19 Book Club 3/22/19 Girl in the Spider’s Web 3/29/19 A Simple Favour   Find out more »

Musical Yoga Storytime

March 15 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Every week on until March 29, 2019
Central Library,
10 Grand Army Plaza, Brooklyn, NY 11238 United States
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Join the library for a storytime for toddlers incorporating live music and yoga! Pick up a free ticket the morning of the program at the children’s desk. Find out more »
12:00 pm

Brooklyn: A New Home, a New Life

March 15 @ 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 »

On the (Queer) Waterfront

March 15 @ 12:00 pm - 5:30 pm
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Every week on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until July 7, 2019
Brooklyn Historical Society,
128 Pierrepont Street, Brooklyn , NY 11201 United States
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the first exhibition ever to focus explicitly on the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer history of Brooklyn. Since at least 1855, when Walt Whitman published his epic poem Leaves of Grass at a print shop in Brooklyn Heights, there has been a significant – if often overlooked – LGBTQ presence in the borough, much of it … Continue reading On the (Queer) Waterfront Find out more »
12:30 pm

Creative Aging: Active & Moving – Salsa – The Rhythm of Passion

March 15 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
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Every week on Friday until April 5, 2019
Bushwick Library,
340 Bushwick Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11206 United States
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Enjoy this 8 week workshop introducing you to the exciting world of Latin American dances.  Dancing can be great exercise for the body, mind and soul. Come join us as instructor Myrna Caceres demonstrates how to move your body to the rhythms of Salsa dancing. The workshop series will end with a culminating celebration, where you will be able … Continue reading Creative Aging: Active & Moving – Salsa – The Rhythm of Passion Find out more »
1:00 pm

A Sound of Light appearing around the bend Installation by Barbara Campisi

March 15 @ 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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Every week on Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until March 16, 2019
FiveMyles,
558 St. John's Place, Brooklyn, NY 11238 United States
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In this all-encompassing maze-like environment, LEDs form colored lines of light when reflected off translucent ‘walls’, confounding any sense of orientation for the visitor. The installation is made of corrugated, translucent plastic panels joined together at different angles throughout the space, to create a maze. LED lights placed behind and around the panels transform into … Continue reading A Sound of Light appearing around the bend Installation by Barbara Campisi Find out more »

Inception

March 15 @ 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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Every week on Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until March 27, 2019
FiveMyles,
558 St. Johns Place, Brooklyn, NY 11238 United States
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Dionis Ortiz’ new cyanotypes prints and vinyl tile inlays are two of the many media the artist uses to create a physical rendering of his life. The values, history, and culture that he wishes to pass on to his son are the focus of the work in this exhibition. Find out more »

Adam Simon, From This Position

March 15 @ 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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Every week on Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until April 14, 2019
STUDIO10,
56 Bogart Street , Brooklyn , NY 11206
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A solo show of new paintings by Adam Simon Find out more »
2:00 pm
Free

Nicholas Galanin: The Value of Sharpness

March 15 @ 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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Every week on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday until March 23, 2019
Open Source Gallery,
306 17th St., Brooklyn, NY 11215 United States
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Nicholas Galanin’s offers perspective rooted in connection to land and an engagement with contemporary culture. For over a decade, Galanin has been embedding incisive observation into his work, investigating and expanding intersections of culture and concept in form, image and sound. For “The Value of Sharpness: When It Falls,” Galanin has created sixty porcelain hatchets, … Continue reading Nicholas Galanin: The Value of Sharpness Find out more »
3:00 pm

Race and Revolution: Reimagining Monuments

March 15 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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Every week on Friday until June 14, 2019
The Old Stone House,
336 3rd Street, Brooklyn, NY 11215 United States
The show questions the relationship between historical memory and historical monuments and what the underlying implications are for those histories that remain absent. Seventeen artists were asked to envision monuments that add depth and truth to New York’s compelling history. Exhibiting artists include Alexis Callender, Ayasha Guerin, Chip Thomas, Damien Davis, Emmaline Payette, Kamau Ware, Kimberly … Continue reading Race and Revolution: Reimagining Monuments Find out more »
5:00 pm

CALL FOR CHOREOGRAPHERS: 2019 DUMBO Dance Festival

March 15 @ 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Every day until March 15, 2019
Gelsey Kirkland ArtsCenter,
29 Jay Street, Brooklyn , NY United States
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Call for Choreographers for the 19th Annual DUMBO Dance Festival, October 10-13, at the Gelsey Kirkland ArtsCenter.   FINAL DEADLINE TO SUBMIT APPLICATIONS IS APRIL 22, 2019 (Early Bird Special by April 1st) On-line 2019 DUMBO Dance Festival Application Form will be available at www.whitewavedance.com The 2019 DUMBO DANCE FESTIVAL: A FOUR-DAY SPECTACULAR PRESENTING 70+ … Continue reading CALL FOR CHOREOGRAPHERS: 2019 DUMBO Dance Festival Find out more »
6:30 pm

Music Welcomes In Shabbat!

March 15 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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Every month on the third Friday until March 15, 2019
Bay Ridge Jewish Center,
405 81st Street, Brooklyn, NY 11209 United States
 hosted by BRJC, Fourth Avenue & 81 Street, Brooklyn, every third Friday of the month at 6:30pm the BRJC band will welcome Shabbat with new songs and melodies.  Get ready to sing and clap to the beat of the music and prayers of our heart.  All ages welcome. Find out more »

Caribbean Film Series: A 5th Anniversary Festival

March 15 @ 6:30 pm
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Every day until March 17, 2019
BAM Rose Cinemas,
30 Lafayette Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11201 United States
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a four-day festival marking the five-year anniversary of the Caribbean Film Series, a platform for great contemporary films from the Caribbean and the diaspora. In shorts, narrative feature films, and documentaries from the UK, Haiti, Jamaica, Puerto Rico, and more, the series explores the thematic and aesthetic diversity of Caribbean cinema. The series begins with … Continue reading Caribbean Film Series: A 5th Anniversary Festival Find out more »
$30

Sip + Wick

March 15 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Brooklyn Perk,
605 Flatbush Avenue, Brooklyn, NY United States
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Work with the founder to learn about their candlemaking methods and get tips + tricks to create your own eco-friendly coco-soy candles Find out more »
7:00 pm

On Stage At Kingsborough

March 15 @ 7:00 pm
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Every week on Friday until May 17, 2019
On Stage At Kingsborough Schedule   Date Time Artist Genre October 12, 2018 8:00 PM Catherine Russell & John Pizzarelli/ Billie and Blue Eyes   Cabaret October 27, 2018 8:00 PM RIOULT Dance NY with Christine Andreas Dance November 3, 2018 8:00 PM Charles Calello & His Orchestra Music November 9, 2018 7:00 PM MusicTalks/ … Continue reading On Stage At Kingsborough Find out more »
Free

Brooklyn Writers Space Reading Series

March 15 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Brooklyn Writers Space’s monthly reading series features works and works-in-progress from community members who help give our borough its literary reputation. Our March installment features journalist and memoirist Priya Jain (NYT, Slate), writer and editor Molly Tolsky (No Tokens), and reporter and former L Magazine culture editor Henry Stewart (True Crime Bay Ridge). Drink … Continue reading Brooklyn Writers Space Reading Series Find out more »

Kweendom

March 15 @ 7:00 pm - March 16 @ 9:00 pm
Pete’s Candy Store,
709 Lorimer Street, Brooklyn, NY 11211 United States
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A night of comedy, characters and storytelling that’s sure to make Mike Pence uncomfortable.  Come for the laughs, stay for the fresh faces in your Grindr grid. Featuring: , Jay Jurden , Veronica Garza , Carolyn  Bergier , Rosa Escandón and Ryan McLendon Hosted by Bobby Hankinson. The show is FREE, but this month, they’ll  be collecting donations for … Continue reading Kweendom Find out more »
7:30 pm
15/10

Symbiosis

March 15 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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Every day until April 18, 2019
Spectrum,
70 Flushing Avenue, Garage A, Brooklyn, NY 11205 United States
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Spectrum is proud to announce Symbiosis, a new concert series celebrating the complicated, fascinating relationship between live music and dance, curated by dancer Sarah Chien and percussionist Caitlin Cawley. Each night of the series includes a “blind date” between two solo performers who create a new improvised work, and a group that has an established … Continue reading Symbiosis Find out more »

Dunham Technique with Penny Godboldo

March 15 @ 7:30 pm
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Saturday class @ 6pm & Sunday class at 2 p.m.
RestorationArt,
1368 Fulton Street (between Brooklyn Ave and New York Ave), Brooklyn, NY 11216 United States
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Come dance and unlock the mind, body and spirit connection in this African American dance form, created by icon Katherine Dunham, dance pioneer/anthropologist/social activist. Informed by the great traditional dances of the African Diaspora (West African, Haitian, Cuban, Brazilian, African American modern dance and more) Dunham Technique creates well-muscled, dynamic dancers with supple spines and … Continue reading Dunham Technique with Penny Godboldo Find out more »
8:00 pm

The National Dance Company of Ireland/ Rhythm of the Dance

March 15 @ 8:00 pm
This breathtaking dance and music extravaganza features 22 step dancers, 3 tenors, and a live band in a richly costumed show that marries the ancient and the contemporary.  Experience an epic journey through the ages, from ancient mythology to the travels of the Irish emigrants from the rolling hills and stone walls of Connemara all the … Continue reading The National Dance Company of Ireland/ Rhythm of the Dance Find out more »
$40 gen, $30 student/senior

INTO THE WOODS

March 15 @ 8:00 pm
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Every week on Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until March 17, 2019
St. Francis College – Founders Hall,
180 Remsen Street, Brooklyn Heights, NY 11201 United States
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  “Into the Woods,” where the characters in the fairy tales of Grimm, come alive wishing for a better life, first looking out only to their own self-interest, but learning in the end that true happiness comes from a collective caring about others. Told in a hilarious book by James Lapine with glorious music and … Continue reading INTO THE WOODS Find out more »
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