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At Brooklyn Historical Society This Week

Tomorrow (Monday, July 18) evening at 6:30 the Brooklyn Historical Society will present a screening of the Academy Award nominated documentary Food, Inc., with an introduction by and post-screening discussion led by Saara Nafici, Executive Director of Added Value Farms. This event is in conjunction with BHS’s current exhibit Hidden in Plain Sight: Portraits of […]

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Movies With A View Begins Tomorrow; Other Events Coming Up At Brooklyn Bridge Park

This summer’s run of free Movies With A View begins tomorrow (Thursday, July 7) evening on the Harbor View Lawn, Pier 1, with the Gene Kelly/Donald O’Connor/Debbie Reynolds classic Singin’ in the Rain (the weather forecast gives a ten percent chance of rain tomorrow). The show begins at 6:00 with sounds by DJ Emch Subatomic, […]

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At Brooklyn Historical Society This Week

Tomorrow (Monday, June 27) evening at 6:30 p.m. Lloyd Handwerker, grandson of Nathan Handwerker, the immigrant from Poland who arrived in Brooklyn in 1912 practically penniless and with no English, “and went on to start a food empire that remains a household name a century later”, will be at Brooklyn Historical Society to screen and […]

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Coming Up at Brooklyn Bridge Park

There’s a wealth of free events at Brooklyn Bridge Park starting tomorrow (Thursday) evening and extending through the weekend. On Thursday evening, June 23, starting at 8:00, park partner BAMcinemaFest presents a screening of Sara Jordenö’s film Kiki on the Harbor View Lawn, Pier 1. Admission is free; there will be “curated food” for sale. […]

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Pier 1 “Movies With a View” Schedule Announced

Brooklyn Bridge Park provides us with a list of the free “Movies With a View” to be screened on the Harbor View Lawn, Pier 1, Brooklyn Bridge Park on Thursday evenings this summer. The series kicks off on July 7 with the Gene Kelly/Donald O’Connor/Debbie Reynolds classic Singin’ in the Rain (let’s hope it doesn’t […]

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At Brooklyn Historical Society This Week

Tomorrow (Tuesday, March 15), starting at 6:30, the Brooklyn Historical Society will present a screening of That Which Is Possible, the 2015 documentary about the community of painters, sculptors, musicians, and writers, who create works of art at the Living Museum, an art space on the grounds of a large state-run psychiatric facility in Queens. […]

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Learn About Indie Filmmaking at Brooklyn Bridge Park Saturday

This Saturday afternoon, March 5, from 3:00 to 4:00, Brooklyn independent filmmaker Jason Cusato (photo) will be at Brooklyn Bridge Park’s headquarters, 334 Furman Street (foot of Joralemon, just past the BQE overpass), where he will screen selections from his films When Broomsticks Were Kings and A Box Came to Brooklyn and discuss “the benefits […]

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Coming Up at Brooklyn Historical Society

On Tuesday evening, January 19, starting at 6:30 p.m. the Brooklyn Historical Society will present a screening and discussion of A Place at the Table, “which exposes the realities of hunger in the United States through the stories of three families who struggle daily to secure the source of their next meal.” Following the screening, […]

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Coming at Brooklyn Historical Society This Week

Tomorrow evening–Monday, December 14, from 6:30 to 9:00–Brooklyn Historical Society will present, as part of its “Activism in Film” series, a screening of the film The Times of Harvey Milk, with a discussion following the screening, led by Stuart Milk, LGBT activist, founder and president of the Harvey Milk Foundation, and nephew of Harvey Milk. […]

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Coming Up At Brooklyn Historical Society This Week

On Monday evening, November 16, starting at 6:30, the Brooklyn Historical Society will present “Malcolm X in Brooklyn,” a discussion led by BHS’s oral historian Zaheer Ali, about Malcolm’s activities in the Borough and his continuing legacy here. The event is free, but you must register here. BHS now advises that response has been so […]

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