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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!
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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!

A tribute to John Glenn, one of America's first astronauts, whose life led many children to gaze at the stars.
Beyond South Brooklyn

A tribute to John Glenn, one of America's first astronauts, whose life led many children to gaze at the stars. I was one of them.

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.
Park Slope, Beyond South Brooklyn

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.

As part of PS122’s Coil Festival, The Invisible Dog Art Center co-presents the U.S. premiere of Worktable, an installation by Kate McIntosh from January 5 to 9, 2017.
Boerum Hill

Here's your chance to be destructive in the name of art. Take a watch, beat the watch with a hammer, put it back together. How's that for art? As part of the twelfth edition of PS122’s Coil Festival, Performance Space 122 and The Invisible Dog Art Center co-present the U.S. premiere of Worktable, an installation by Kate McIntosh from January 5 to 9, 2017.

Mikaela Shiffrin wins the slalom at Killington in the AUDI FIS Ski World Cup Slalom and proves that the East Coast should become a regular stop on the World Cup.
Beyond South Brooklyn

Mikaela Shiffrin wins the slalom at Killington in the AUDI FIS Ski World Cup Slalom and proves that the East Coast should become a regular stop on the World Cup.

Photogallery of the AUDI FIS Ski World Cup Giant Slalom at Killington.
Beyond South Brooklyn

Tessa Worley of France celebrates her win the AUDI FIS Ski World Cup Giant Slalom at Killigton, Vermont, the first time the event has been held on the East Coast of the U.S. in 25 years.

St. Ann’s Warehouse welcomes Penny Arcade, legendary downtown New York writer, performance artist, actress and force for artistic resistance, for the American Premiere of her internationally acclaimed Longing Lasts Longer, December 1-11, 2016.
DUMBO

St Ann’s Warehouse welcomes Penny Arcade, legendary downtown New York writer, performance artist, actress and force for artistic resistance, for the American Premiere of her internationally acclaimed Longing Lasts Longer, December 1-11, 2016. Arcade offers a fierce, visionary and ultimately hopeful critique of gentrification—not just of cities and neighborhoods, but of the mind and culture.

The Brooklyn Electronic Music Festival runs from Friday Nov 4, 2016, to Sunday Nov 13, 2016, spotlighting both established and emerging electronic music trends.
Beyond South Brooklyn

Since its inception in 2008, The Brooklyn Electronic Music Festival (BEMF) has established itself as Brooklyn’s most influential, independent genre-bending music event by bringing together fans from across the world to celebrate New York City's electronic music landscape. With multiple venues in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, BEMF runs from Friday Nov 4, 2016, to Sunday Nov 13, 2016.

Marilyn Minter: Pretty/Dirty, makes its final, and only East Coast exhibition at the Brooklyn Museum from November 4, 2016, to April 2, 2017.
Park Slope

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.

The 22nd Annual Black Tie & Sneakers Gala, SportsBall 2016, celebrates the legacy of Arthur Ashe on Wednesday, October 19, 2016.
Beyond South Brooklyn

The 22nd Annual Black Tie & Sneakers Gala, SportsBall 2016, of the Arthur Ashe Institute for Urban Health (AAIUH), joined together renowned guests representing sports, philanthropy, business, entertainment, and medicine to celebrate the legacy of tennis champion and humanitarian Arthur Ashe on Wednesday, October 19, 2016. IT'S A CELEBRATION WITH A PURPOSE.

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EARTH POTENTIAL is an exhibition of new works by artist Katja Novitskova.

Sometimes an exhibit just captures your imagination and makes you think and ponder the universe. The fact that it is right outside of New York City Hall in one of the few public park spaces in a sea of concrete makes it even a little more special.