This is definitely one of those exhibits that make a trip to San Francisco a necessity. The Gallery at Leica Store San Francisco is featuring over fifty gelatin silver hand signed prints by the iconic photographer Henri Cartier-Bresson, on display from January 18, 2017, through March 31, 2017.
The Brooklyn Poetry Slam and Open Mic brings together Brooklyn’s best slam poets for a monthly gathering of words and wisdom on Monday, January 16, 2017, at BRIC House Stoop in Fort Greene. “These poets will make you feel things.”
"The quality of work submitted for Introductions 2017 was overwhelming, wonderful and daunting. Faced with an embarrassment of riches representing the current state of art-making in Brooklyn and across our global social network, it’s exciting to show mostly artists who were previously unfamiliar to me."
Pete Souza presents White House 2016 Year in Photographs
Pete Souza has a dream job of photography, and his best images of 2016 prove why. For the last eight years he has documented the Obama White House as Chief Official White House Photographer and Director of the White House photo office. The behind the scenes access gives a look at life in the White House in the final year of President Obama's presidency.
Kodachrome Memory: Nathan Benn's North Shore, 1978
Brooklyn Heights resident Nathan Benn brings Kodachrome Memory to The Cape Ann Museum, a collection of 30 images taken on assignment for National Geographic Magazine of life in the Massachusetts coastal location in 1978. The exhibit runs through February 19, 2017, with the artist making a special appearance and talk on Saturday, January 7th.
Our favorite photographs from 2016 start with the return of the Macy's Fireworks to the East River, bringing the coastline of Brooklyn back as a prime viewing area. Our pictures were taken north up river from One Brooklyn Bridge Park. We also love the Gowanus and Sports so take a look at our online gallery!
With paintings by Alfonse Borysewicz on view, Konstantin Kulakov will recite excerpts from Excavating the Sky to original music by Toby Twining, played on the resophonic guitar made for the late Lou Harrison, TABLA RASA GALLERY presents A Spiritual Soiree featuring The Waterists on Saturday, January 7, 2017, from 3:00 - 4:30 pm.
As part of Performance Space 122's Coil 2017, Yara Travieso LA MEDEA comes to the BRIC House Ballroom on January 20 to 22, 2017, presented as a musical re-imagining of Euripides’ violent tragedy into a dance-theater performance and feature film á la Latin-disco-pop variety show.
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.