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Sunday, January 22, 2017

The quartet performs Mendelssohn’s Capriccio for String Quartet, Ellen Taaffe Zwilich’s Voyage, Daniel Visconti’s Black Bend and Tchaikovsky’s Quartet No. 1 in D Major. RSVP here. Children under six will not be permitted...

Saturday, January 28, 2017

Image of the character Alice from Alice in Wonderland
After Alice tumbles down a mysterious rabbit hole, she finds herself in a strange land.  With the help of a Cheshire Cat, an astute Caterpillar, The Queen of Hearts, the Mock Turtle and the Mad Hatter, Alice finds her way home in...
Sat, Jan 28
1:00 pm

Sunday, January 29, 2017

Christopher Otto and Austin Wulliman, violins; John Pickford Richards, viola; and Jay Campbell, cello; perform works by Ruth Crawford Seeger, Derek Bermel, Julia Wolfe, and Iannis Xenakis. RSVP here. Children under six will not be permitted entry....

Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Louie Miranda has been dazzling the hearts of children, parents & teachers everywhere he goes. He is unique, original & loved by an ever growing population across the country! He has played with numerous ensembles performing music in a wide...

Wednesday, February 1, 2017

Your business plan is a dynamic blueprint for your company’s future – it is not “one size fits all”. As a rule, your small-business plan should be flexible, proceed through affordable steps and will include a timeline for...

Saturday, February 4, 2017

CBA Culture & Arts Center, will light up the stage in celebration of Chinese New Year, the year of the Rooster! An incredible celebration with music, magic, dance, and singing. This amazing show will touch the hearts of all children, and the...
Sat, Feb 4
1:00 pm

Sunday, February 5, 2017

Sonata No. 5 in C Minor, Op. 10 No. 1, Sonata No. 8 in C Minor, Opus 13 "Pathetique", Sonata No. 9 in E Major, Op. 14 No.1 and Sonata No. 31 in A flat Major, Op. 110. RSVP here. Children under six will not be permitted entry. Sign up here...

Monday, February 6, 2017

Cancelled
poet
Brooklyn Open is a monthly open mic series for teens. It is a safe space for poets, spoken word artists, emcees, scholars and activists to share their powerful and important voices. These events are run by youth for youth, with DJs, hosts and a...

Tuesday, February 7, 2017

Jessica Bell Brown, Jennifer Samet, and John Yau join moderator David Cohen to discuss: Marina Adams: Soft Power Salon 94 Bowery, 243 Bowery Sadie Barnette: Do Not Destroy Baxter St at CCNY, 126 Baxter Street Tamara Gonzales: Ometeotl Klaus von...

Saturday, February 11, 2017

Performing in elaborate masks to the explosive percussion of a corps of brilliant drummers, Kotchegna Dance Company's irresistible excitement and pulsating rhythms are an experience to behold. Join master dancer and percussionist Vado Diomande...
Sat, Feb 11
1:00 pm

Monday, February 13, 2017

African Americans have attempted to forge their own economic liberation through business activities and entrepreneurship for centuries. Join us for a riveting discussion, from a historical perspective, of African American entrepreneurship. Moderated...

Tuesday, February 14, 2017

Meredith Wright leads sweet and soulful, edgy and energetic musical adventures inspired by the hustle bustle of city life. Her original compositions “charm the kids to their bones”. Sign up here to find out about Brooklyn Public...

Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Virtual Investment Club - Introduction   This is week one of a six-week series.   Are you interested in investing in the stock market, but not sure what it's all about?   Join us for the introduction to the Virtual...
Are you interested in investing in the stock market, but not sure what it's all about? Join us for the introduction to the Virtual Investment Club. Learn how to make informed financial choices. Financial professional Mina...

Thursday, February 16, 2017

Authors Margo Jefferson and Darryl Pinckney discuss never-before-published collection of stories from a brilliant yet little known African American artist and filmmaker, Kathleen Collins. Collins’s work seamlessly integrates the African-...

Saturday, February 18, 2017

PowerUP! Business Plan Competition
Enter Brooklyn Public Library’s 14th Annual PowerUP! Business Plan Competition for a chance to win $15,000! We will help you refine your ideas at workshops, explore resources for start-ups and connect you with business counselors. To...
Join us for a fun, free Family Movie! Sign up here to find out about Brooklyn Public Library’s cultural programs right in your Inbox, and never miss out on a sold-out event again!
Sat, Feb 18
1:00 pm

Sunday, February 19, 2017

Eugene Drucker, violin; Roberta Cooper, viola; and Gili Melamed Lev, piano; perform Johannes Brahms’ Sonata in G Major for violin and piano, Op. 78 and Sonata in E Minor for cello and piano, Op. 38 and Beethoven’s Trio in C Major,...

Wednesday, February 22, 2017

PowerUP! Business Plan Competition
Enter Brooklyn Public Library’s 14th Annual PowerUP! Business Plan Competition for a chance to win $15,000! We will help you refine your ideas at workshops, explore resources for start-ups and connect you with business counselors. To...
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A towering figure of contemporary African literature, Ngũgĩ wa Thiong'o’s latest memoir, Birth of a Dream Weaver, tells the story of his creative awakening as a university student and budding writer in the early 1960s, on the cusp of...

Thursday, February 23, 2017

Enjoy a family-friendly movie!
Thu, Feb 23
11:00 am

Friday, February 24, 2017

Enjoy a family-friendly movie!
Fri, Feb 24
2:00 pm

Saturday, February 25, 2017

To young Lemuel, who has escaped slavery in Georgia, life in Gettysburg is everything he had dreamed it would be. His ideas about the North and the South, as well as what it means to be a free man, are challenged, however, when he unexpectedly...
Sat, Feb 25
1:00 pm

Monday, February 27, 2017

PowerUP! Business Plan Competition
Enter Brooklyn Public Library’s 14th Annual PowerUP! Business Plan Competition for a chance to win $15,000! We will help you refine your ideas at workshops, explore resources for start-ups and connect you with business counselors. To...
Joel Whitney, author of Finks: How the C.I.A. Tricked the World’s Best Writers, talks with documentary filmmaker Immy Humes about the notable publishers and authors whose reputations were tarnished once their work for the intelligence agency...

Tuesday, February 28, 2017

Feeling the beat! Enjoy the power and pleasure of Jazz, Calypso and Reggae through singing and dancing in this interactive performance with versatile entertainer Conroy Warren. It’s fun!  It’s exciting! Sign up here to find out...
Doc is an unorthodox portrait of literary and counter-culture figure Harold “Doc” Humes, founder of The Paris Review and author of two novels, who struggled with mental illness.  George Plimpton, Norman Mailer, Peter Matthiessen,...

Thursday, March 2, 2017

Vytautas Landsbergis, the first president of the independent Lithuania, and Julius Pranevicius, Counsul General of Lithuania discuss the external threat on Baltic nations and the roles of Russian ethnic minorities in these countries. RSVP here. Sign...

Saturday, March 4, 2017

Get ready to hop, holler, sing along and sneeze along - NYC’s award-winning Erin Lee and the Up Past Bedtime Band are making funky family music for kids and their grownups. Featuring quirky songs and stories about zany families, field trips,...
Sat, Mar 4
1:00 pm

Monday, March 6, 2017

Cancelled
poet
Brooklyn Open is a monthly open mic series for teens. It is a safe space for poets, spoken word artists, emcees, scholars and activists to share their powerful and important voices. These events are run by youth for youth, with DJs, hosts and a...
David Cohen, ©Gregg Richards
Leading art critics join in lively debate about current exhibitions around the five boroughs. Presented in association with artcritical.com. March's Review Panel features Stephanie Buhmann, Eva Díaz, and Peter Plagens with moderator...

Wednesday, March 8, 2017

Kills on Wheels Dir. Attila Till 102 min, Hungary, Narrative In this wildly original dark comedy, two teenaged boys living in a facility for children with disabilities are looking for a way out. When they befriend a gruff...

Thursday, March 9, 2017

One of our most important public intellectuals reveals the hidden history of our current global crisis. Modernity, secularism, development, and progress have long been viewed by the powerful few as benign ideals for the many. Today, however, botched...

Sunday, March 12, 2017

Welcome to the sixth annual 90-Second Newbery Film Festival—a yearly video contest in which kid filmmakers create weird short movies that tell the entire stories of Newbery award-winning books in about 90 seconds.  This screening is...
Sun, Mar 12
2:00 pm
A birthday tribute to Philip Glass, the Quartet will perform new works as well as Glass’s Saxophone Quartet Concerto. RSVP here. Children under six will not be permitted entry. Sign up here to find out about Brooklyn Public Library’s...

Tuesday, March 14, 2017

Multi-award winning children's artist, Lucy Kalantari, brings delightful jazz age inspired music everyone can enjoy! Kids and families will love the interactive jazz-scat-along play, while singing about the simple joys and delights of life. Sign...

Thursday, March 16, 2017

When Camille Paglia first burst onto the scene with her best-selling Sexual Personae, she established herself as a smart, fearless, and often dissenting voice among feminists. In her latest work, the brilliant essay collection Free Women, Free Men:...

Saturday, March 18, 2017

Bring the whole family to celebrate comics! Meet incredible local comic creators and other comic fans! Participate in panels, workshops, demo tech and games, win prizes and more! Sign up here to find out about Brooklyn Public Library’s...
Sat, Mar 18
12:00 pm

Sunday, March 19, 2017

Join us for the Brooklyn premier of this year’s workshop “Philosophy for Kids”.  Moderator of The New York Times philosophy column “The Stone” and celebrated author of The Book of Dead Philosophers, Simon Critchley...
Sun, Mar 19
2:00 pm

Saturday, March 25, 2017

Members of Ensemble ACJW are alumni or current fellows of The Academy, a two-year fellowship program of Carnegie Hall, The Juilliard School, and The Weill Music Institute in partnership with the New York City Department of Education, designed to...
Sat, Mar 25
1:00 pm

Tuesday, March 28, 2017

A hip-shaking, head-bopping morning of music for the cool crowd from Latin Grammy Winners!  Emmy Winning Performers!!   Lucky Diaz and the Family Jam Band is on the pulse of all things kids music and brings smart, crafty lyrics with...

Monday, April 3, 2017

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Brooklyn Open is a monthly open mic series for teens. It is a safe space for poets, spoken word artists, emcees, scholars and activists to share their powerful and important voices. These events are run by youth for youth, with DJs, hosts and a...

Monday, May 1, 2017

poet
Brooklyn Open is a monthly open mic series for teens. It is a safe space for poets, spoken word artists, emcees, scholars and activists to share their powerful and important voices. These events are run by youth for youth, with DJs, hosts and a...

Monday, June 5, 2017

poet
Brooklyn Open is a monthly open mic series for teens. It is a safe space for poets, spoken word artists, emcees, scholars and activists to share their powerful and important voices. These events are run by youth for youth, with DJs, hosts and a...