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August 2017
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Historical Brooklyn Heights Walking Tour

August 17 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Brooklyn Historical Society,
128 Pierrepont St
Brooklyn, NY 11201 United States
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Explore New York City’s first Landmark District on a special tour co-sponsored with Brooklyn Historical Society. We will discuss the neighborhood’s agricultural roots, its emergence as the country’s first suburb, and its 20th century decline and dramatic regeneration. The tour ends at Brooklyn Historical Society and will include a behind-the-scenes tour of the building and free admission to the museum. Stops could include: The Hotel St George, Plymouth Church of the Pilgrims, and sites associated with Seth Low, George Washington,…

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[Exhibition] Hoc Est Quod Video “This is What I See” by Nicolas Heller

August 17 @ 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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Every 4 days until Aug 20, 2017
FiveMyles,
588 St John's Place
Brooklyn, NY 11238 United States
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FiveMyles presents beaded and sequin work “Hoc Est Quod Video This is what I See” by Nicolas Heller. The artist uses the techniques and traditions of Haitian Voodoo flag art to explore issues of social and environmental justice.

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[Exhibition] In my sleep I migrate back by Roya Amigh

August 17 @ 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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Every day until Aug 27, 2017
FiveMyles,
588 St John's Place
Brooklyn, NY 11238 United States
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FiveMyles’ artist-in-residence Roya Amigh presents “In my sleep I migrate back” in the main gallery. In recreating imagery that pieces together elements of different legends depicted in Persian miniature and the writings of Persian poets the artist questions the complexities in the stories of Iranian women.

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Live at the Archway: Big Sky Works

August 17 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Aug-17th

Live at the Archway is free performances + pop up gallery + interactive live art in a magical, only-in-DUMBO setting. Always free + all ages + rain or shine. THIS WEEK you’re in for a treat with this unique, participatory circus experience for all ages! ////////THE BASICS: > Big Sky Works– 6PM > Artist Interactive at the Space Station: Pop up gallery + live art experience with Cara Lee Sparry — All night! The Archway Under the Manhattan Bridge is…

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Annual Alumni Exhibition at The New York Studio School

August 17 @ 6:00 pm
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Every day until Aug 27, 2017
New York Studio School,
8 West 8th Street
New York, NY 10011 United States

The New York Studio School Alumni Association is pleased to announce its 2017 Alumni Exhibition, on view July 27 to August 27, 2017. This year’s exhibition has been juried and then curated by Florence Lynch of Elizabeth Dee Gallery, Anders Bergstrom of Hauser & Wirth, Steven Harvey of Steven Harvey Fine Art Projects and Jennifer Samet of Eric Firestone Gallery. The exhibition will commence with an opening reception and awards night on July 27, from 6PM-8PM at the New York…

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Free

Sweating the Stouts

August 17 @ 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Threes Brewing,
333 Douglass Street
Brooklyn, NY 11217 United States
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In which in honor of the high humidity, we put on some of the strongest beers we could find, because we’re not afraid of a little summer heat.

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Tattoodo Art Fair

August 17 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Brooklyn Bazaar,
150 Greenpoint Ave.
Brooklyn, NY 11222 United States
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allblack

a FREE art fair for tattoo artists around NYC to sell their non-tattoo related art

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PULL YOURSELF TOGETHER! by WaxFactory

August 17 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Rubenstein Atrium,
United States
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WaxFactory presents a work-in-progress showing of PUT YOURSELF TOGETHER!, a modern, media-enhanced riff on Anton Chekhov’s classic The Seagull. This sixth installment of an ongoing, multi-year series of open studio presentations invites you to take a peek behind the process of shaping the characters for what eventually might just become the weirdest production of The Seagull you have ever seen. The presentation, conceived and directed by WaxFactory’s artistic co-director Ivan Talijancic, stars longtime collaborators Erika Latta, Gillian Chadsey, Melody Bates,…

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Brooklyn Opera Works presents Echo et Narcisse

August 17 @ 7:30 pm
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Every 2 days until Aug 19, 2017
Brooklyn Music School Playhouse,
126 Saint Felix St
Brooklyn, NY 11217 United States
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Brooklyn Opera Works presents Echo et Narcisse August 17 & 19, 2017 at 7:30pm Brooklyn Opera Works presents Echo et Narcisse on August 17 & 19, 2017 at 7:30pm at BMS Playhouse, 126 St. Felix Street, Brooklyn, NY. Tickets are $10-25 and are available at (718) 638-5660 or www.brooklynmusicschool.org. A rarely heard Baroque gem, Christoph Willibald Gluck’s piece is based on the myth of Echo and Narcissus. His interpretation centers on the internal and external challenges that the lovers have…

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MADISON MCFERRIN w/ ELBOWS, L’RAIN

August 17 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
C’mon Everybody,
325 Franklin Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11238 United States
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Madison McFerrin is a born and bred Soul artist who combines the story telling once revered in the past with the sound of the 21st century. Currently based in Brooklyn, New York, she has spent her life cultivating her style through studying and playing. As the co-founder of the funk/soul group Cosmodrome, she spent her college years touring the Eastern US playing venues large and small, from legendary NYC club The Blue Note, to Bonaroo, opening up for Emily King…

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