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Civil War Era Building Hosts Contemporary Art Show of Local Artists

March 16
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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 »
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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 »
8:00 am

Pondlife

March 16 @ 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 16 @ 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 »
9:00 am

NYRR Open Run: Canarsie Park

March 16 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
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Every week on Saturday until June 1, 2019
Canarsie Park,
Seaview Avenue & East 88th Street, Brooklyn, NY 11236 United States
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Open Run is a community-based, volunteer-led running initiative bringing free weekly runs and walks to local neighborhood parks, across all five boroughs of NYC. All runs are directed by volunteers and are free to all participants. The finish line is open until the last person is done. The courses vary based on the park, but the courses are … Continue reading NYRR Open Run: Canarsie Park Find out more »
$10

Making the Most of Your 401k

March 16 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
Brooklyn Brainery,
190 Underhill Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11238 United States
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There’s so much to know about your employer-sponsored retirement plan: How much should you contribute? What investments should you choose? Should you max out? What should you do with it when you leave the company? The list goes on and on. This class will explain: – easy-to-understand dos and don’ts of managing your 401k – what … Continue reading Making the Most of Your 401k Find out more »
10:00 am

Donald Zucker and Barbara Hrbek Zucker Ocean Wonders: Sharks

March 16 @ 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 16 @ 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 16 @ 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 16 @ 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 »

Shape Up: Cardio Sculpt

March 16 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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Every week on Saturday until April 27, 2019
Clinton Hill Library,
380 Washington Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11238 United States
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Come exercise with our popular local volunteer! No registration is needed. Find out more »
11:00 am

Frida Kahlo: Appearances Can Be Deceiving

March 16 @ 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 16 @ 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 »
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Enrico Riley: New World

March 16 @ 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 16 @ 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 16 @ 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 16 @ 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 16 @ 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 16 @ 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 »

Saturday Storytime

March 16 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Every week on Saturday until April 27, 2019
Join the each Saturday to hear new stories and favorite tales read aloud. All ages welcome Find out more »
12:00 pm

Brooklyn: A New Home, a New Life

March 16 @ 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 16 @ 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 »

Orazio de Gennaro’s Heads series

March 16 @ 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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Every week on Saturday until March 30, 2019
In Orazio’s third show with Court Tree Gallery, Orazio De Gennaro’s series entitled Heads pays homage to his experience as a sculptor, both in the images within the series and by the materials he uses, all made by hand. his series is inspired by ancient Roman mosaics of the heads of boxers and fighters and most importantly by the archaic … Continue reading Orazio de Gennaro’s Heads series Find out more »

Yoga

March 16 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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Every week on Saturday until April 27, 2019
Bedford Library,
496 Franklin Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11238 United States
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Join the library for open level community yoga with an urban vibe. Mats provided (or bring your own). Classes will be led by Jyll Hubbard-Salk, Owner of community yoga studio, Urban Asanas. Find out more »

Williamsburg Stop ‘N’ Swap

March 16 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Williamsburg Community Center,
195 Graham Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11206 United States
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Free community reuse event! Bring clean, reusable, portable items such as clothing, housewares, games, books, & toys that you no longer need, and take home something new-to-you, free! You don’t have to bring something to take something. Find out more »

Street Smart Series

March 16 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Mott Hall Bridges Academy,
210 Chester Street, Brooklyn, NY United States
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This event is more important now than ever as it provides community members with information and skills to best navigate street encounters with police and the justice system as a whole, as well as how to advocate for criminal justice reform in our communities. Leading experts in the field will participate in a panel and workshops to … Continue reading Street Smart Series Find out more »
12:30 pm
Admission: a Child $10.00, Adult $11.00 Group of 20 or more $9.00 per person

Cinderella

March 16 @ 12:30 pm
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Every week on Saturday and Sunday until April 20, 2019
Puppet Works,
338 Sixth Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11215 United States
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Adapted by Puppetworks’ Artistic Director, Nicolas Coppola, “Cinderella” includes a cast of hand-carved, wooden Marionettes in the elegant costumes and lavish settings of 18th-Century France, and features the magical construction of Cinderella’s ball gown, the pumpkin coach, and “Ombres Chinoise,” French Silhouette Figures, in a ball-arrival sequence.  The play is accompanied by music of Jules … Continue reading Cinderella Find out more »
1:00 pm

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

March 16 @ 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 16 @ 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 16 @ 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 »

Music for Autism Presents: Yoonah Kim and Brandon Ridenour

March 16 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Park Slope Library,
431 6th Avenue , Brooklyn , NY United States
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Clarinetist Yoonah Kim is an  artist of uncommon musical depth and versatility. An active chamber musician and has attended several chamber music festivals and play in venues around the world.  Her repertoire ranges from Brahms to Jörg Widmann. Join the library for an awesome afternoon of music, dancing and food. Music for Autism provides free … Continue reading Music for Autism Presents: Yoonah Kim and Brandon Ridenour Find out more »
1:30 pm

Gender Swag

March 16 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Walt Whitman Library,
93 Saint Edwards Street, Brooklyn, NY United States
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A space for Teens, Adults, and Older Adults to discuss topics related to LGBTQ and allied communities. Find out more »

Little Scientists

March 16 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
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Every week on Saturday until April 27, 2019
Sunset Park Library,
5108 4th Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11220 United States
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STEM activity for toddlers and preschoolers. Find out more »
2:00 pm
Free

Nicholas Galanin: The Value of Sharpness

March 16 @ 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 »

Dancing at Sunset

March 16 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Every week on Saturday until March 30, 2019
Sunset Park Library,
5108 4th Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11220 United States
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Come & enjoy the different Latin rhythms in this 8 week worksho Many researchers say dancing is a good form of physical exercise. It has shown to benefit mod, mental and physical health and it doesn’t hurt that it’s great fun. You will get a taste of a variety of dances including Bachata, Salsa, Merengue … Continue reading Dancing at Sunset Find out more »
3:00 pm
Free

Family Class with Mark Morris Dance Group

March 16 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Mark Morris Dance Center,
3 Lafayette Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11217 United States
Fun for the whole family, this free class is taught by Mark Morris Dance Group company member Karlie Budge, and accompanied by live music with Ai Isshiki. All ages and levels are welcome. Featured repertory: The Trout Find out more »
6:30 pm

Caribbean Film Series: A 5th Anniversary Festival

March 16 @ 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 »
7:00 pm
15/10

Symbiosis: curated by Caitlin Cawley and Sarah Chien

March 16 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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until April 18, 2019
Spectrum,
70 Flushing Avenue, Garage A, Brooklyn, NY 11205 United States
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Coco Carol and Sxip Shirey Find out more »
7:30 pm
15/10

Symbiosis

March 16 @ 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 16 @ 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
$40 gen, $30 student/senior

INTO THE WOODS

March 16 @ 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 »
$89.50

March Madness Comedy Jam

March 16 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Kings Theatre,
1027 Flatbush Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11226 United States
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Nephew Tommy returns to Kings Theatre to headline the March Madness Comedy Jam on March 16! Find out more »
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