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This is No.628 of Everyman’s Library

May 17
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Every day until June 24, 2019
Main Window,
One Main Street, Brooklyn , NY 11201 United States
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Jeff Wallace: This is No.628 of Everyman’s Library, which explores the relationship between time and memory as it relates to objects and ephemera that we save throughout our lives. Through a process of literary archeology, he uncovers and reassembles buried content and fragments – both literal and conceptual – to create new narratives that reference the past … Continue reading This is No.628 of Everyman’s Library Find out more »

Spring Fling in Prospect PArk

May 17
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Every day until May 19, 2019
Prospect Park,
Brooklyn, 11225
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Enjoy a staged reading of Molière’s The Misanthrope featuring Orange is the New Black actress Samira Wiley and a themed ’90s roller disco featuring Lola Star, watch an 1860s-style ballgame, bring the whole family to the Alliance’s Spring Fling Family Fair, and get active with trail running, birdwatching, a park history walking tour and much more! Looking for even … Continue reading Spring Fling in Prospect PArk Find out more »
9:00 am

Silk Painting Art Show

May 17 @ 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 17 @ 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 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. 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 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 »

BAM Senior Cinema 2019

May 17 @ 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 »
11:00 am

The 2018 Feature Shoot Emerging Photography Awards F

May 17 @ 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 »

Ken Rosenthal and Lynn Silverman

May 17 @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Every week on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday until June 29, 2019
KLOMPCHING GALLERY,
89 Water Street, Brooklyn, NY 11201 United States
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Works in Black & White. When: Wednesdays-Saturdays through June 29th, 11 a.m. – 6 p.m. Where: DUMBO/Klompching Gallery (89 Water Street) Find out more »

Nobody Promised You Tomorrow: Art 50 Years After Stonewall

May 17 @ 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 17 @ 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 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 »

On the (Queer) Waterfront

May 17 @ 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 17 @ 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 17 @ 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 »
1:30 pm

On Site 2019

May 17 @ 1:30 pm - 6:30 pm
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Every week on Monday, Wednesday, and Thursday until June 9, 2019
Trestle Gallery,
850 Third Ave Suite 411, Brooklyn, NY 11232 United States
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Trestle Gallery’s annual group exhibition featuring artwork by our current studio members, artists-in-residence, and staff. This year’s exhibition will be curated by curatorial collective 3walls. The opening reception for this special exhibition will serve as Trestle’s annual Spring fundraiser, and will feature a silent auction, live music, refreshments, and celebration Find out more »
3:00 pm

Race and Revolution: Reimagining Monuments

May 17 @ 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 »
$25 - adults; $20 - seniors and students under 25; $5 - teens; Kids - free

Regina Opera Company presents “Il Trovatore” with full orchestra

May 17 @ 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 »
6:00 pm

EnSamblage

May 17 @ 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

On Stage At Kingsborough

May 17 @ 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

“Antigone in Ferguson”

May 17 @ 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 17 @ 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 »
7:45 pm

This is What We Mean by Short Films: Opening Night 2019

May 17 @ 7:45 pm - May 18 @ 12:00 am
Green-Wood Cemetery,
Main Gate-25th Street at 5th Avenue, Brooklyn, NY United States
It’s been too long, so, come and get your Fest on! Rooftop returns for our 23rd Summer Series with a program of amazing new short films featuring our favorite neighborhood celebrities, illegal Chinese Trap music, animated bungee dives, and conga lines on the high seas. These daring and wildly entertaining works will transport you to … Continue reading This is What We Mean by Short Films: Opening Night 2019 Find out more »
8:00 pm

The Oleg Butman & Natalia Smirnova Trio

May 17 @ 8:00 pm
Enjoy wine, cheese, spectacular views, and world-class jazz at The Lighthouse!   Take a wild jazz ride with Oleg Butman and Natalia Smirnova and you’ll see why their music has made it to the Jazz Top 10 on iTunes, and why they have collaborated with such jazz greats as Randy Brecker, Donny McCaslin, Gregory Porter, … Continue reading The Oleg Butman & Natalia Smirnova Trio Find out more »
$20

VERTERE

May 17 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Every day until May 18, 2019
Australian Modern Dance Company, CoreDance Contemporary, in collaboration with The Actors Fund Arts Center, present; “VERTERE”, an evening of modern dance featuring new work “Unnerving Disequilibrium at Altitude”.   Find out more »
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