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December 2017

A MY NAME IS… by Stefanie Nelson Dancegroup

December 9 - December 12
TheaterLab, 357 west 36th st 3rd fl
New York, 10018
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$25 - $50

Choreographer Stefanie Nelson presents the NYC premiere of her work A MY NAME IS…, an exploration of memory and forgetting inspired by the choreographer’s personal encounter with a family member’s dementia. Employing a cast of four dancers and a multidisciplinary team of international collaborators, the work focuses on the phenomenon of gravity (both physical and metaphoric) as well as repetition and disappearance. Nelson builds a gestural vocabulary for the piece the same way as one’s language skills develop and disintegrate…

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A MY NAME IS… by Stefanie Nelson Dancegroup

December 10 - December 13
TheaterLab, 357 west 36th st 3rd fl
New York, 10018
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$25 - $50

Choreographer Stefanie Nelson presents the NYC premiere of her work A MY NAME IS…, an exploration of memory and forgetting inspired by the choreographer’s personal encounter with a family member’s dementia. Employing a cast of four dancers and a multidisciplinary team of international collaborators, the work focuses on the phenomenon of gravity (both physical and metaphoric) as well as repetition and disappearance. Nelson builds a gestural vocabulary for the piece the same way as one’s language skills develop and disintegrate…

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Grace-ful Ice: Sea Life

December 11 @ 5:00 pm - December 12 @ 5:00 pm
Grace Building Plaza, 1114 Avenue of the Americas
New York, NY 10110 United States
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Free

Arts Brookfield is bringing back another winter wonderland favorite; the incredible ice carving spectacular, Grace-ful Ice: Sea Life at the Grace Building (42nd St. Avenue of the Americas) Monday, December 11 and Tuesday, December 12. NYC-based Okamoto Studios returns for their 7th year to transform blocks of ice - including live carvings - into sensational artistic representations of sea life. Visitors are invited to explore a frozen journey through the depths of the sea where a variety of favorite creatures will await! LIVE ICE…

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Mon Khmer, Kalbells, Star Rover

December 12 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Elsewhere – Zone One, 599 Johnson Avenue
Brooklyn, NY United States
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$10 - $12

PopGun Presents └ MON KHMER └ └ Kalbells └└└ Star Rover TICKETS➟ http://ticketf.ly/2j43m8p -- FAQ/WTF? Elsewhere is a new music venue & arts space in Bushwick, Brooklyn, built by the team behind the former Glasslands Gallery. sign up for the listserv to keep up with our antics + show announcements: sign up: http://bit.ly/2vGB0BS subscribe to the cal: http://bit.ly/elsewhereevents

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Book Talk: The Ghost Ship of Brooklyn

December 13 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Brooklyn Historical Society, 128 Pierrepont St
Brooklyn, NY 11201 United States
$5

Thousands of Americans suffered on the HMS Jersey, a British prison ship moored in Wallabout Bay off the coast of Brooklyn, during the Revolutionary War. In his new book, award-winning historian Robert Watson brings to life the stories of survivors and charts the ship’s ghastly effect on the city’s spirit, which eventually rallied public support for the war.

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Jacqueline Woodson reading and signing ANOTHER BROOKLYN

December 14 @ 6:30 pm
brooklyn arts fellowship, 210 24th street
Brooklyn, United States
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Free

BAF Gallery and NKIRU Books presents Jacqueline Woodson reading and signing copies of her critically acclaimed novel ANOTHER BROOKYN. December 14th at 6:30pm BAF Gallery 210 24th Street brooklyn ny 11232  

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Ian Chang, vhvl, Yllis

December 14 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Elsewhere – Zone One, 599 Johnson Avenue
Brooklyn, NY United States
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$10 - $12

PopGun Presents └ Ian Chang └ └ vhvl └└└ Yllis TICKETS➟ http://ticketf.ly/2j3miUH -- FAQ/WTF? Elsewhere is a new music venue & arts space in Bushwick, Brooklyn, built by the team behind the former Glasslands Gallery.

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Flash Forward Live: Expiration Date

December 15 @ 7:00 pm - 8:45 pm
Caveat, 21 A Clinton Street
New York, NY 10002 United States
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$15

If you could find out the exact day you’re going to die, would you? Join Rose Eveleth, host of Flash Forward, for an interactive experience where the audience will decide their fate in a world where every person can find their expiration date. Flash Forward is a podcast about the future. Every episode we take on a different possible (or not so possible) future scenario and try to really overthink what it might be like — everything from the existence…

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The Nutcracker

December 15 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Schimmel Center, 3 Spruce Street
New York, 10038 United States
$29

Pass on a classic holiday tradition to your family with The State Ballet Theatre of Russia’s traditional staging of the perennial classic The Nutcracker. This full-scale production is set to the classic Tchaikovsky score and tells the tale of a nutcracker prince and the young girl who loves him as they journey up the Christmas tree to the magical land of sweets. With a lavish set, stunning costumes, dancing snowflakes, and marching toy soldiers, this ballet offers all the holiday…

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No Scrubs Comedy Show in Bushwick

December 15 @ 8:30 pm - 10:30 pm
The Platform, 1178 Bushwick Ave
Brooklyn, NY United States
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Free

No Scrubs Comedy Show FREE EVENT Featuring Dan Perlman Dave Lester Frank Terranova Subhah Agarwal And More! Hosted by Rachel Sennott

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