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The Brooklyn Museum will be conducting public preservation on A Storm in the Rocky Mountains, Mt. Rosalie by Albert Bierstadt from June 7 to July 16, 2017.
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Visitors to the Brooklyn Museum will have the opportunity to observe Museum conservators conducting preservation efforts on the collection masterpiece A Storm in the Rocky Mountains, Mt. Rosalie (1866), by Albert Bierstadt on Wednesdays through Sundays from June 7 through July 16, 2017.

The BRIC Celebrate Brooklyn! Festival has presented celebrated global music icons, legendary jazz, indie bands, dance troupes, FREE in Prospect Park.
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During its nearly 40-year run, the BRIC Celebrate Brooklyn! Festival has presented celebrated global music icons, legendary jazz artists, chart-topping indie bands, gravity-defying dance troupes, large-scale film projects and even a virtual reality performance.

The Brooklyn Museum debuts We Wanted a Revolution: Black Radical Women, 1965-85, from Apr. 21 to Sept. 17, 2017.
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The Brooklyn Museum debuts We Wanted a Revolution: Black Radical Women, 1965-85, a groundbreaking exhibition featuring black women artists from an under-recognized generation who committed themselves to activism during a period of profound social change.

WHY should we care about this stupid story???? Emma Watson's Tits?
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We are starting a new feature here at SouthBrooklyn.com because the Internet makes so many stories so blown out of proportion. Many of them are just so ridiculous that we can't help commenting on them. Our first is today's rant against Emma Watson's Feminism!

The Tilt Kids Festival multidisciplinary festival presents five world premieres and four U.S. debuts throughout New York City from March 4 through April 16, including Hervé Tullet at the Invisible Dog in Boerum Hill.
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The Tilt Kids Festival multidisciplinary festival presents five world premieres and four U.S. debuts from artists spanning the globe at venues throughout New York City from March 4 through April 16, including Hervé Tullet at the Invisible Dog in Boerum Hill.

Ski for MS combines skiing and fundraising to empower people with MS with stops at four of our favorite ski areas in the northeast hitting the slopes of Loon Mountain in New Hampshire (Feb. 4), Whiteface Mountain (Feb. 5), Belleayre Mountain (Feb. 11) and Gore Mountain (March 4) in New York.
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Ski for MS stops at four of our favorite ski areas in the northeast hitting the slopes of Loon Mountain in New Hampshire (Feb. 4), Whiteface Mountain (Feb. 5), Belleayre Mountain (Feb. 11) and Gore Mountain (March 4) in New York.

The blanket Executive Order signed by President Trump has caused respected Washington D.C. photojournalist Eman Mohammed to cancel her plans to serve as a judge of the prestigious World Photo competition in Amsterdam.
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Respected Washington D.C. photojournalist Eman Mohammed canceled her plans to serve as a judge at the World Photo competition in Amsterdam because of the Executive Order signed by President Trump.

Brooklyn is hottest place to spend New Year's Eve with a ball drop in Coney Island and a 150th anniversary fireworks show that rivals anything around the world.
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Real New Yorkers know that Brooklyn is hottest place to spend the coolest night of the year with New Year's Eve parties along Coney Island's historic Riegelmann Boardwalk and Grand Army Plaza and Prospect Park for the 150th anniversary fireworks show that rivals anything around the world.

From December through March, 2017, BBG presents its First Sundays series of activities and FREE winter weekday admission through February 2017!
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From December through March, 2017, BBG presents its First Sundays series of activities and FREE winter weekday admission through February 2017!

Marilyn Minter: Pretty/Dirty, makes its final, and only East Coast exhibition at the Brooklyn Museum from November 4, 2016, to April 2, 2017.
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Marilyn Minter: Pretty/Dirty, makes its final, and only East Coast exhibition at the Brooklyn Museum from November 4, 2016, to April 2, 2017. For more than four decades, Marilyn Minter’s sensual paintings, photographs, and videos have vividly questioned the complex, often contradictory perceptions of beauty and the feminine body in mainstream culture.

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Alexander Hamilton and Eliza Schuyler Hamilton are interred in Trinity Church cemetery in lower Manhattan

When we walked into Trinity Church Wall Street and asked the greeter at the door, "Where do  we find Alexander Hamilton's grave?", he immediately replied, "You know we have Angelica as well!"