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400 Years Of Inequality: Brooklyn Historical Society Examines Slavery And Race
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400 Years Of Inequality: Brooklyn Historical Society Examines Slavery And Race

BROOKLYN HEIGHTS – Throughout October, Brooklyn Historical Society [https://www.brooklynhistory.org/] (BHS) will present 400 Years of Inequality: Slavery, Race, and Our Unresolved History, a series of programs focusing on the history of racial inequality in America over the past four centuries. Programming will include lectures, panels, and screenings addressing

Weekend Art Events: September 27-29 (DUMBO Drop, Ladies Of Sorrow, Bare Men & More)
Arts & Culture

Weekend Art Events: September 27-29 (DUMBO Drop, Ladies Of Sorrow, Bare Men & More)

Enjoy the first weekend of fall with exhibits, movies, opera, and more. Morbid Anatomy returns for another pop-up exhibit at Green-Wood Cemetery and the Brooklyn Public Library is hosting an open house. If you’re looking to get outdoors and enjoy the autumn weather, click here [/outdoor-events-mexican-independence-day-parade-3rd-avenue-festival-atlantic-antic-more/] for our list

Weekend Art Events: September 20-22 (Mystery Science Theater 3000 Live, Life On Spaceship Earth & More)
Arts & Culture

Weekend Art Events: September 20-22 (Mystery Science Theater 3000 Live, Life On Spaceship Earth & More)

There’s lots going on during these final days of summer, including the Brooklyn Book Festival [/full-lineup-announced-for-brooklyn-book-festival-sept-16-23/], Photoville [/photoville-2019-festival-features-work-by-more-than-600-photographers/], Bushwick Open Studios [/bushwick-open-studios-sept-20-22/], Brooklyn Americana Music Festival [/5th-annual-brooklyn-americana-music-festival-50-shows-across-7-venues/], and the Fort Greene House Tour [/the-fort-greene-house-tour-houses-history-all-that-

An Opening: Art Installation Examines The Muslim Experience In Brooklyn
Arts & Culture

An Opening: Art Installation Examines The Muslim Experience In Brooklyn

BROOKLYN HEIGHTS – Kameelah Janan Rasheed’s An Opening [https://www.brooklynhistory.org/exhibitions/an-opening/], an immersive sound and art installation that responds to Brooklyn Historical Society [https://www.brooklynhistory.org]‘s Muslims in Brooklyn oral histories, debuted on Saturday, September 7. Kameelah Janan Rasheed’s ‘An Opening’ at Brooklyn Historical

Weekend Art Events: September 6-8 (Brooklyn Caribbean Literary Fest, “Cabaret”, BAT Block Party & More)
Arts & Culture

Weekend Art Events: September 6-8 (Brooklyn Caribbean Literary Fest, “Cabaret”, BAT Block Party & More)

Take advantage of the cooler weather with various events happening throughout Brooklyn! Check out the Brooklyn Caribbean Literary Festival at various locations throughout Brooklyn or grab a ticket to the Brooklyn Antiquarian Book Fair. Plus, there are various exhibits opening up across the borough. Bklyner Calendar [/calendar/] has more events

Name the Eagle: 5 Finalists Selected In Brooklyn Public Library Contest
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Name the Eagle: 5 Finalists Selected In Brooklyn Public Library Contest

PROSPECT HEIGHTS – Back in October, the Brooklyn Public Library launched a contest [/name-the-brooklyn-public-library-eagle/] to name the grandiose cast-copper eagle sculpture [https://www.bklynlibrary.org/blog/2018/02/23/eagle-above-our-doorway] perched above the lobby of the Central Library branch at 10 Grand Army Plaza. Brooklyn Historical Society gifted this cast-copper eagle

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