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Griselda San Martin is the recipient of the 2018 FENCE Jury Choice Award where she was awarded a $5,000 Grant plus an exhibition at Photoville.

2018 FENCE Jury Choice Award featuring Griselda San Martin

Griselda San Martin is the recipient of the 2018 FENCE Jury Choice Award with “The Wall”, a documentary project about Friendship Park, on display from August 21 – December 20, 2018, on Washington Street in DUMBO, Brooklyn, between Prospect & York Street.

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Photo District News' inaugural "In Black and White" photography contest celebrates exceptional monochrome imagery

In Black and White photography contest

Photo District News' inaugural "In Black and White" photography contest celebrates exceptional monochrome imagery in the categories of landscape, fine art, portrait and photojournalism with a Grand Prize of $2,500 cash, a profile in PDN and a $750 B&H gift card.

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PHOTOVILLE is returning to Brooklyn Bridge Park this September 13–23, 2018

Make your Plans for Photoville 2018

Photoville, the festival celebrating and showcasing photographers and organizations from New York and around the world in a rare open setting, returns for a seventh year from September 13 to 23, 2018, in the magical setting under the Brooklyn Bridge in shipping containers repurposed into galleries.

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Gowanus Progressions is an exhibit about the changing landscape of the Gowanus Canal

Gowanus Progressions

Gowanus Progressions is an exhibit about the changing landscape of the Gowanus Cana from their public art project Gowanus Voyage. The Gowanus Dredgers will present the exhibit beginning with an opening reception on Wednesday, August 8, 2018.

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Through a Different Lens: Stanley Kubrick Photographs of the NYC Subway at the Museum of the City of New York

Through a Different Lens: Stanley Kubrick Photographs of the NYC Subway

Through a Different Lens: Stanley Kubrick Photographs at The Museum of the City of New York explores the iconic director’s formative years as a staff photographer at Look magazine from 1945 to 1950. Alec Baldwin recently sat down with the curators to discuss the work.

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A tour of THE FENCE on Thursday, July 19, 6:30 PM

Walking Tour of THE FENCE with the Artists!

Join a Walking Tour of The FENCE 2018 on Thursday, July 19, 2018, at 6:30pm, FREE and open to the public for a stroll along the outdoor exhibition, and hear from many of the featured photographers about their work. Following the tour, talk with the artists at a happy hour at the Brooklyn Heights Social Club at 1 Hotel Brooklyn Bridge to mingle and enjoy panoramic views of the waterfront. First drink is FREE for those who joined the tour.

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LES Galleries Mid-Summer Late Night Event on Thursday, July 12, 2018, from 6pm to 8pm

Front Room Gallery joins the LES Galleries Mid-Summer Late Night

The Front Room Gallery debuts the 14th annual Summer Sampler, a Summer group exhibition presenting a sampling of works by the gallery's stable of painters, photographers, and sculptors. The show features a selection of pieces from the upcoming season as well as some favorites by artists who have had recent shows.

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The Fence 2018 is expected to draw six million visitors to see 41 jury-selected photographers in 8 cities, beginning in Brooklyn Bridge Park on June 20.

The Fence debuts for 7th Season in Brooklyn Bridge Park

The seventh annual edition of The Fence is expected to draw six million visitors to see the work of 41 jury-selected photographers across 8 cities in North America, beginning with an exhibition in Brooklyn Bridge Park opening June 20, 2018.

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The Brooklyn Museum presents Ahmed Mater: Mecca Journeys from December 1, 2017, to April 8, 2018

Ahmed Mater: Mecca Journeys

The Brooklyn Museum presents Ahmed Mater: Mecca Journeys from December 1, 2017, to June 17, 2018, by one of the most significant cultural voices documenting the realities of the iconic city, featuring large-scale photographs as well as intimate images of its diverse inhabitants.

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United Photo Industries and Visura announce CIRIL JAZBEC – Melting Away is the winner of the 2018 Grant for Visual Storytelling on Climate Change

CIRIL JAZBEC receives 2018 Grant for Visual Storytelling on Climate Change

United Photo Industries and Visura announce CIRIL JAZBEC – Melting Away as the winner of the 2018 Grant for Visual Storytelling on Climate Change, and will make its New York debut from June 7 – 29, 2018, with an opening reception on Thursday, June 7, 2018.

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Patti LaBelle will open BRIC’s 41st season with a free concert on June 4, 2019, to begin the annual BRIC Celebrate Brooklyn! Festival in Park Slope.
Park Slope

Iconic GRAMMY Award-winning entertainer Patti LaBelle will open BRIC’s 41st season with a free concert on Tuesday, June 4, 2019, to begin the annual BRIC Celebrate Brooklyn! Festival at the Prospect Park Bandshell in Park Slope.

A summer full of childhood memories... Comics, Disney classics and The Beatles!
Beyond South Brooklyn

It's looking like a great summer for movies. What are you looking forward to this year? Disney blew it with DUMBO but The Lion King and Aladdin look like winners. The ten picture saga of The Avengers comes to fruition in Avengers: Endgame and will Star Wars give us a better feeling than the last movie?

Rooftop Films is back in Sunset Park, celebrating and exploring film, music, and art as part of Friday Nights at IC beginning March 29, 2019, and FREE Sunset Park Kids' Cinema Club on Saturday's beginning Saturday, March 30, 2019
Red Hook, Beyond South Brooklyn

Rooftop Films is back in Sunset Park with the final FREE Sunset Park Kids' Cinema Club screening of FROZEN on Saturday, April 20, 2019!

The S.W. Bowne Grain Storehouse was damaged by fire last summer. ©Mark D Phillips, markdphillips.com
Carroll Gardens, Gowanus, Park Slope, Red Hook

Members of the Gowanus Landmarking Coalition, PortSide New York, and community members in Red Hook and Gowanus will hold a press conference on Wednesday, March 13, 2019, opposing demolition of the historic S.W. Bowne Grain Storehouse along the Gowanus Canal, which dates to 1886.

Beyond Brooklyn

On Saturday, May 18, Brooklynites will see the entire D-Day Squadron fly in formation from Oxford, CT and around the Statue of Liberty. ©Mark D Phillips

It’s been 75-years since the skies were filled with C-47s on their way to France to begin the D-Day invasion. On Saturday, May 18, 2019, the day before they begin their journey to Europe, Brooklynites will have the opportunity to see the entire D-Day Squadron (conditions permitting) fly in formation from Oxford, CT, up the Hudson River in New York, over Manhattan Island, and around the Statue of Liberty.

Nina O'Brien dominated the US Nationals bringing home four National Championships ©Mark D Phillips

The first ski World Cup race held in the United States was at Waterville Valley in 1969, with four of the six podium positions taken by American women in slalom and GS. That history is what brings the US Nationals back to the East Coast and Waterville Valley for this season and 2021.