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9:00 am

Silk Painting Art Show

May 16 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Every day until May 31, 2019
Apple Bank,
418 Myrtle Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11205 United States
You’re invited to view original silk art created by Brooklyn Public Library’s Creative Aging 2019 silk painting class. Program participants attended an eight week workshop series with teaching artist Patricia Jacobs. Open May 1 through May 31. 9 to 4 Monday through Thursday (Refreshments on Thursdays between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m.); 9 to 6:30 … Continue reading Silk Painting Art Show Find out more »

Dwelling in the Fuchun Mountains,

May 16 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Every week on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until May 31, 2019
Made In NY Media Center,
30 John Street, Brooklyn, NY United States
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A generative digital art installation that created by artist James Yuxi Cao as part of his QRC (Quick Response Code) project. Utilizing the halftone pattern machine learning technique, the artist transforms visually random QR code patterns into images recognizable by humans while still retaining the original scanable function of a QR code. Sat-Sun: 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. Find out more »
10:00 am

Ocean Wonders: Sharks!

May 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. See more than 115 species (in nine galleries) including sand tiger sharks, sandbar sharks, and loggerhead sea turtles in this three-story, 57, 500-square-foot new state-of-the-art exhibit. Monday – Thursday : 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. Friday-Sunday: 10 a.m. – 7 p.m. Find out more »

Navigating New York

May 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 »
11:00 am

The 2018 Feature Shoot Emerging Photography Awards F

May 16 @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Every week on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday until May 31, 2019
United Photo Industries,
16 Main st. # B, Brooklyn , NY 11201 United States
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To celebrate the announcement of the 2018 Feature Shoot Emerging Photography Awards, United Photo Industries is exhibiting the work of two artists, Amelie Satzger and Lauren Menzies, in a dual exhibition at the UPI Gallery.    What is reality? by Amelie Satzger  What is Reality? Are we all just a hologram? Is the table still in the … Continue reading The 2018 Feature Shoot Emerging Photography Awards F Find out more »

Nobody Promised You Tomorrow: Art 50 Years After Stonewall

May 16 @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Every day until December 8, 2019
Brooklyn Museum,
200 Eastern Parkway, Brooklyn, NY 11238 United States
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Nobody Promised You Tomorrow: Art 50 Years After Stonewallcommemorates the fiftieth anniversary of the 1969 Stonewall Uprising—a six-day clash between police and civilians ignited by a routine raid on the Stonewall Inn, a gay bar in New York City—and explores its profound legacy within contemporary art and visual culture today. The exhibition draws its title … Continue reading Nobody Promised You Tomorrow: Art 50 Years After Stonewall Find out more »

Chad Stayrook: The Loneliest Voyages

May 16 @ 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
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Every week on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until June 16, 2019
Project Room at BRIC House,
647 Fulton Street, Brooklyn, NY United States
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An installation and series of drawings by Chad Stayrook based on the ten space probes that have traveled furthest from Earth. Tue-Fri, 11am-7pm; Sat + Sun, 11am-5pm; Closed Mondays veled furthest from Earth. Find out more »
12:00 pm

Brooklyn: A New Home, a New Life

May 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

May 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 »

Threat of Peace (Hiroshima!!!!!!)

May 16 @ 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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Every week on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday until July 13, 2019
Art in General,
145 Plymouth Street, Brooklyn, NY 11201 United States
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Art in General is proud to present a major solo exhibition in New York by Tokyo-based collective Chim↑Pom (Ryuta Ushiro, Ellie, Yasutaka Hayashi, Masataka Okada, Toshinori Mizuno, and Motomu Inaoka), whose work traverses geographies to engage trans-historical moments that shape our conflicted present. Find out more »

Swim Faster

May 16 @ 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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Every week on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until May 19, 2019
A.I.R GALLERY,
155 Plymouth Street, Brooklyn, NY 11201 United States
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an exhibition of mural-sized drawings and wood sculpture by Member Artist Cynthia Karasek. Feminized bodies of women and girls, some with dismembered limbs, float through a dark gridded space riddled with sharks bearing pointed white teeth. The swimmers’ bright red one-piece swimsuits fray at the edges, resembling torn flesh or streaks of blood. This chaos … Continue reading Swim Faster Find out more »
3:00 pm
$25 - adults; $20 - seniors and students under 25; $5 - teens; Kids - free

Regina Opera Company presents “Il Trovatore” with full orchestra

May 16 @ 3:00 pm
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Every day until May 19, 2019
Our Lady of Perpetual Help school auditorium,
5902 6th Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11220 United States
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Regina Opera presents 4 fully staged performances of Verdi’s “Il Trovatore”. The opera, a timeless story of passion and revenge, featuring such well-known arias as “Tacea la notte”, “Stride la vampa”, “Il Balen”, and “Ah, si, ben mio”, will be sung in Italian with English supertitles. This tuneful opera,  featuring several singers making their Regina … Continue reading Regina Opera Company presents “Il Trovatore” with full orchestra Find out more »
3:30 pm

Moona Luna

May 16 @ 3:30 pm
Fort Hamilton Library,
9424 Fourth Avenue, Brookyn, NY 11209 United States
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A bilingual music extravaganza, Moona Luna combines American music styles of the 1950s and 1960s with Latino/African Diaspora influences and Spanish and English lyrics. The World Language Family Series is provided through the generous support of Apple Bank. Find out more »
4:00 pm
Free

An Interactive Evening of Accessible Video Games & Tech

May 16 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Brookdale University Hospital Medical Center,
One Brookdale Plaza, Brooklyn, NY United States
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Senator Roxanne J. Persaud, in Partnership with the AbleGamers Foundation, presents G.A.M.E Day in Senate District 19. Game Accessibility Means Equality. AN INTERACTIVE EVENING OF VIDEO GAMES AND TECHNOLOGY! New technological advancements allow people with disabilities to play video games just like anyone else. Come by for hands-on demos of the technology and meet the … Continue reading An Interactive Evening of Accessible Video Games & Tech Find out more »
5:00 pm

THIRD THURSDAY: Happy Hour and BLDG 92 Late Night!

May 16 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Every month on the third Thursday until June 18, 2019
Brooklyn Navy Yard Center @ BLDG 92,
63 Flushing Avenue (at the intersection of Flushing Avenue and Carlton Avenue), Brooklyn, NY 11205 United States
The Yard is pleased to announce a new program, “Third Thursdays!” On the third Thursday of each month, BLDG 92 will stay open late for visitors of all ages to explore our exhibitions and enjoy happy hour drink specials in the Brooklyn Roasting Company cafe. Our first theme: Inspired by the Yard. In attendance will … Continue reading THIRD THURSDAY: Happy Hour and BLDG 92 Late Night! Find out more »

THIRD THURSDAY | Design Today Happy Hour and Tour

May 16 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Brooklyn Navy Yard Center @ BLDG 92,
63 Flushing Avenue (at the intersection of Flushing Avenue and Carlton Avenue), Brooklyn, NY 11205 United States
The Yard is pleased to announce a new program, “Third Thursday!” On the third Thursday of each month, BLDG 92 will stay open late for visitors of all ages to explore our exhibitions and enjoy happy hour drink specials in the Brooklyn Roasting Company cafe. This month’s theme: Design Today. The evening takes its theme … Continue reading THIRD THURSDAY | Design Today Happy Hour and Tour Find out more »
6:00 pm

EnSamblage

May 16 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Monday-Wednesday by appointment, Thursday 6 pm-9 pm and Friday-Sunday from 12 pm to 7 pm.
Welancora Gallery,
33 Herkimer Street, Brooklyn, NY 11216 United States
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Solo exhibition of the latest collage works by Audrey Anastasi Monday-Wednesday by appointment, Thursday 6 pm-9 pm and Friday-Sunday from 12 pm to 7 pm. Find out more »
7:00 pm
Free

“Antigone in Ferguson”

May 16 @ 7:00 pm
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Every week on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday until July 13, 2019
Antigone in Ferguson at St. Ann & the Holy Trinity Church A Performance of Sophocles’ ANTIGONE Translated and Directed by Bryan Doerries Composed by Phil Woodmore Presented by Theater of War Productions and Brooklyn Public Library In association with THE OFFICE performing arts + film 50 Free Performances May 8-July 13, 2019 (Wednesday through Saturday) … Continue reading “Antigone in Ferguson” Find out more »
7:30 pm

Black 90s: A Turning Point in American Cinema

May 16 @ 7:30 pm
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Every day until May 22, 2019
BAM Rose Cinemas,
30 Lafayette Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11201 United States
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a nearly three week-long program of films, both low-budget art films and classic blockbusters, from an era of explosive creativity and newfound studio support for black filmmakers. The 1990s witnessed a historic number of films made by African-American directors who blazed new aesthetic pathways and who created touchstone works that continue to inspire contemporary filmmakers. … Continue reading Black 90s: A Turning Point in American Cinema Find out more »

Meeting Regarding Scams

May 16 @ 7:30 pm
Marine Park, (at the Carmine Carro Community Center),
3000 Fillmore Avenue , Brooklyn, NY 11229 United States
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A discussion about scams and fraud, both new and old instances that claim victims in-person, or via mail, phone or internet.  The session will feature representatives from law enforcement agencies, including the FBI, NYPD, and Postal Inspection.  The meeting is free and open to the public. Find out more »
8:00 pm
$80

Pod Tours America

May 16 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Kings Theatre,
1027 Flatbush Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11226 United States
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Pod Save America is hitting the road again to have live, no-nonsense conversations about politics, the press, and the nightmare that is the Trump presidency. The tour is called Pod Tours America because they think that’s clever. Favreau, Lovett, Pfeiffer and Vietor all served in key roles in the Obama White House. They have expertise in political campaigns … Continue reading Pod Tours America Find out more »
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