E.g., Dec 18 2018
JAN
12

Opening Event Kameelah Janan Rasheed: Scoring the Stacks

Sat, Jan 12   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Central Library, Lobby Gallery

Adults bpl presents exhibitions

Brooklyn-based interdisciplinary artist Kameelah Janan Rasheed's Scoring the Stacks is a sprawling participatory public art exhibition at Brooklyn Public Library that invites you to experience the library anew through a series of artist-designed...

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Opening Event Kameelah Janan Rasheed: Scoring the Stacks

FEB
2

A Night of Philosophy and Ideas

Sat, Feb 2   7:00 pm to 7:00 am   Central Library

Adults bpl presents

AN ALL-NIGHT MARATHON of philosophical debate, performances, screenings, readings, and music.

Join us and be a part of this FREE 12-HOUR EXCHANGE OF IDEAS, featuring top philosophers and intellectuals from around the world.

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A Night of Philosophy and Ideas

FEB
10

Classical Interludes: Alan Chan Jazz Orchestra and Min Xiao-Fen

Sun, Feb 10   4:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults bpl presents classical interludes music

Alan Chan and pipa player Min Xiao-Fen team up to explore the possibly of jazz through their new project "Moon Walk," with inspirations drawn from the story of the goddess of the Moon Chang'e to pop icon Michael Jackson.

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Classical Interludes: Alan Chan Jazz Orchestra and Min Xiao-Fen

FEB
12

From Score to Speculative Lit

Tue, Feb 12   6:00 pm to 7:30 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults bpl presents exhibitions

From Score to Speculative Lit with Artist Kameelah Janan Rasheed and Writer Anaïs Duplan

This creative writing workshop, led by artist-in-residence Kameelah Janan Rasheed and writer/Afrofuturist Anaïs Duplan, begins with fragments of text...

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From Score to Speculative Lit

FEB
17

Classical Interludes: BPL Chamber Players

Sun, Feb 17   4:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults bpl presents classical interludes music

Muneko Otani and Michael Roth (violins), Ah Ling Neu (viola), Roberta Cooper (cello), and Peter Weitzner (double bass). Mozart’s Divertimento in F Major and Dvořák’s String Quintet in G Major, Op. 77 as well as selections by Lev Zhurbin.

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Classical Interludes: BPL Chamber Players

FEB
18

South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg in conversation with Frank Bruni

Mon, Feb 18   7:30 pm to 9:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults author talks bpl presents

A mayor’s inspirational story of a Midwest city that has become nothing less than a blueprint for the future of American renewal.

Once described by The Washington Post as “the most interesting mayor you’ve never heard of,” Pete Buttigieg...

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South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg in conversation with Frank Bruni

FEB
24

Classical Interludes: Donald Sinta Quartet

Sun, Feb 24   4:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults bpl presents classical interludes music

The Donald Sinta Quartet, First Prize Winner of the Concert Artists Guild Competition, has earned praise from audiences and critics alike for its virtuosic performances, compelling recordings and distinctive repertoire that range from commissions...

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Classical Interludes: Donald Sinta Quartet

FEB
28

Score Goes Pop!

Thu, Feb 28   6:00 pm to 7:30 pm   Central Library, Info Commons Lab

Adults bpl presents exhibitions

Score goes Pop! with Artist Kameelah Janan Rasheed & Morgan Bassichis

Come make a pop song! This workshop, led by Kameelah Janan Rasheed and guest artist Morgan Bassichis, interprets found text from the exhibition Scoring the Stacks...

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Score Goes Pop!

MAR
10

From Score to Choreography

Sun, Mar 10   1:30 pm to 3:00 pm   Central Library, Trustees' Room

Adults bpl presents exhibitions

From Score to Choreography with Artist Kameelah Janan Rasheed & brASS Burlesque

This text-to-dance workshop, led by artist-in-residence Kameelah Janan Rasheed and guest members of brASS burlesque, interprets found language from the...

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From Score to Choreography

MAR
23

Artist Walk with Kameelah Janan Rasheed

Sat, Mar 23   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Central Library, Plaza

Adults bpl presents exhibitions

(Rain date March 30, 2019)

Starting location: Front Steps of Brooklyn Museum’s Plaza on Eastern Parkway

Join the Brooklyn Museum and the Brooklyn Public Library for a community walk with artist and educator Kameelah Janan Rasheed...

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Artist Walk with Kameelah Janan Rasheed

APR
4

Kameelah Janan Rasheed: ‘This is Not an Artist Talk’/ Reflections on Scoring the Stacks

Thu, Apr 4   6:30 pm to 8:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Adults bpl presents exhibitions

Reception to follow in Dweck Lobby

The culminating event to the participatory exhibition and public program Scoring the Stacks, Katowitz Radin Artist in Residence Kameelah Janan Rasheed reflects on what the project has produced and on how...

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Kameelah Janan Rasheed: ‘This is Not an Artist Talk’/ Reflections on Scoring the Stacks

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