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July 2017

BRIDGES: New Paintings, Works on Paper, and Video by Sam Messer

July 25 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Every day until Aug 6, 2017
BRIC Arts | Media House,
647 Fulton Street
Brooklyn, NY 11217 United States
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BRIDGES is a solo exhibition of work by noted Brooklyn-based artist Sam Messer. The exhibition reveals the breadth of Messer’s body of work and includes large-scale paintings of New York City’s iconic bridges, portrait drawings, and animated videos from Messer’s Years of the Cock, comprised of one video made daily in response to President Trump’s first 100 days in office. While the Years of the Cock videos provide trenchant commentary on politics of the moment, for Messer, the bridges have…

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Journalism Workshop for Ditmas Park Teens

July 25 @ 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
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Every week until Aug 15, 2017
Brooklyn Public Library,
1305 Cortelyou Rd
Brooklyn, NY 11226 United States
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The Cortelyou branch of the Brooklyn Public Library is hosting a free 6 week journalism program for teens. From July 11-Aug. 15, teens (13-18 y.o.) in Ditmas and Flatbush neighborhoods will meet Tuesdays from 2-4:30pm to learn the craft of journalism and earn a byline in an 8-page community newspaper that will be produced from the program.

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July 25 @ 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Bay Ridge Jewish Center,
405 81st Street
Brooklyn, NY 11209 United States

Tuesdays July 25 BYOB (Bring Your Own Baby!)—3:30-5:30pmnA time for parents and caregivers of infants and toddlers to relax and mingle over wine and cheese while discussing all things baby and parenthood related. Books and toys galore fill our safe space for children up to age 3at Fourth Avenue & 81 Street, Brooklyn.

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GetOrganizedBK’s Civic Festival

July 25 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Prospect Park Bandshell,
141 Prospect Park West
Brooklyn , NY 11215 United States
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One thing we’ve seen powerfully — from the Women’s March to the Climate March — is that our resistance can also be joyful. Even as we are fighting harm, we are building new relationships and celebrating our values. In that spirit, on Tuesday, July 25th, 5 – 8 PM, #GetOrganizedBK is planning a free Civic Festival in the Prospect Park Bandshell — to push forward with our organizing, to celebrate the amazing work #GetOrganizedBK working groups and members have accomplished, and to…

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The Amazing and Incredible History and Future of Brooklyn Animation

July 25 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Brooklyn Historical Society,
128 Pierrepont Street
Brooklyn , NY 11201 United States

Long before Pixar, The Simpsons, WB Looney Tunes, and Walt Disney became synonymous with cartoons, American animation was born and bred in Brooklyn. Join animators John Canemaker and Jennifer Oxley, collector Tommy Stathes, and archivist David Kay for a panel exploring the past, present, and future of Brooklyn animation, featuring clips from Winsor McCay (Gertie the Dinosaur), Fleischer Studios (Ko-ko the Clown, Betty Boop), 100 Chickens — formerly known as 9 Ate 7 Productions (PEG + CAT), and more.

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Ticket prices are on a sliding scale basis to allow participants to pay according to individual means. Please note: Tickets are not available on Green-Wood’s website. To purchase tickets and for more information on cost, visit Brooklyn Zen Center’s website: https://brooklynzen.org/


July 25 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Green-Wood Cemetery,
25th Street at 5th Avenue
Brooklyn, NY United States

BROOKLYN ZEN CENTER & GREEN-WOOD HOST SERIES OF LECTURES & MEDITATIONS THAT EXPLORE THE COMPLEXITIES OF DEATH, DYING & THE HEREAFTER How might we understand the impermanence of life within the expanding universe? In what ways might death inform our relationships with strangers, loved ones, and our own selves? These questions are the inspiration for a new series of lectures and meditations presented by the Brooklyn Zen Center (BZC) and Green-Wood that explore the complexities of death, dying, and the…

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The Strawberry One-Act Festival

July 25 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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Every day until Jul 30, 2017
Theatre at St. Clement’s,
423 West 46th Street (between 9th and 10th Avenues)
New York, NY 10036 United States
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The award-winning Riant Theatre proudly presents NYC’s Strawberry One-Act Festival, their renowned short play competition celebrating cultural diversity in the performing arts. Now in its 30th season, The Strawberry One-Act Festival will also include limited engagements for three premiere full-length one-act plays. Featuring 31 new short plays received through submission from across the country, the competition uses a playoff-style with audience voting determining semi-finalists, who receive help from an industry coach before the finals, competing for the chance for a…

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Small Works – Curated by Bill Carroll

July 25 @ 7:00 pm
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Every day until Jul 27, 2017
Trestle Gallery,
850 3rd Ave, 4th Fl, Ste 411
Brooklyn, NY 11232 United States

Opening Reception: July 6th, 7-9pm On view through July 27th, 2017 “Small Works” is one of Trestle Gallery’s annual open calls – all works are required to be 12” or smaller! This year’s exhibition is jurored and curated by NYC artist Bill Carroll. “I was amazed by how consistently high the level of artwork was in this year’s submissions for “Small Works”. It was exciting to see such good work happening in all different areas of contemporary art. In making…

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July 25 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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Every day until Aug 26, 2017
Theatre Row’s Clurman Theatre,
410 West 42nd Street
NEW YORK, NY 10036 United States
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Set in an NYC rehearsal room, DEAR JANE journeys into the life of a passionate artist, Julie, who explores the many divergent paths of her past. From her fractured relationship with her identical twin Jane, to love affairs, questionable parenting skills, and her time as a political activist — she strives for something beyond our boundaries, reaching for art as the ultimate expression of meaning.

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Writing Under the Influence

July 25 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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$10 all-you-can-drink community writing event with cool people and cold beers.
Bat Haus,
279 Starr Street
Starr Street Brooklyn, NY 11237 United States
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Drink driving is not cool, but drink writing is! $10 admission for all-you-can-drink beer and 2 hours in an awesome space to write with others! Writing is often a solitary activity, so join us once a week to share what you’re working on and enjoy beers while writing. Inspired by “Write drunk, edit sober,” a catchy quote commonly misattributed to Ernest Hemingway, this is a fun, casual writing group that also drinks beer. You can come in with something you…

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