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September 2013

By Brooklyn Heights Office | on September 25,2013 at 3:50PM

Fashion Studies

Opening Reception: Thursday, September 5, 4–6 PM
Exhibit runs from September 6–December 12

Pratt Institute
The Rubelle and Norman Schafler Gallery, 200 Willoughby Avenue
Gallery Hours: Monday–Friday, 9 AM–5 PM; Saturday, 12–5 PM

An exhibition of garments, accessories, paintings, video, and installations by 15 fashion faculty at the school. The exhibition celebrates the Institute’s new fashion curriculum, which emphasizes conceptually rich, technically fluent modes of artistic expression. The work in Fashion Studies exemplifies this new departmental direction, and will provide the public with the opportunity to see work by those who are helping to shape the next generation of fashion designers from Pratt. The exhibition and opening reception are free and open to the public.



Station to Station: A Nomadic Happening
Doug Aitken

September 6, 6:30 p.m.
Riverfront Studios
420 Kent Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11249

A nine-city cross-country show begins Thursday night in Brooklyn. ONE NIGHT ONLY! Featuring works from such artists as Ed Ruscha, Olafur Eliasson, and Urs Fischer, and the music of No Age, Ariel Pink’s Haunted Graffiti, and Suicide.


Pig Island

Saturday, September 7th, 11:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Food Kama Projects
Erie Basin Park
$85.00 All Inclusive (Children under 12 are FREE!)

A great all-day cooking feast and grilling competition. An array of local business partners, NYC chefs, local craft beer, Hudson Valley Cider and NY State Wine, along with various music groups are featured at the event, which showcases the best of New York State's locally grown food, NYC chefs, plus regional craft beer and wine. This year, Food Karma Projects is planning to use more local pig farmers than ever, invite even more local beer and cider participants, and exceed our past sell-out sales records.


Album Tracks: Subway Record Covers

Through January 12, 2014, Tuesdays through Fridays, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m., Saturdays and Sundays  11 a.m. - 5 p.m.
NYC Transit Museum
Boerum Place and Schermerhorn Street
$7 for adults, $5 for children and seniors

Album cover art is one of the most iconic visual representations of twentieth century pop culture, and musicians time and again have chosen the subway to craft their image. Album Tracks: Subway Record Covers, an exhibition at the New York Transit Museum showcasing album artwork featuring the New York City subway and elevated system.



Every Tuesday Night


Beer Tasting, every Tuesday night 7 PM

191 Fifth Ave., Betw. Berkeley Pl. and Union St.

Every Wednesday at 10 p.m.

The Mandingo Ambassadors

Barbès, 376 Ninth St., (at 6th Avenue) Park Slope

Mamady Kouyate is a pioneer of the Guinean musical movement known as Authenticité. He played in various bands - his own band, Les Ambassadeurs du Mandingue, being one of them - but is probably best known as the guitarist in the classic Bembeya Jazz National. Kouyate, who now lives in NY, has reformed the Mandingo Ambassadors, updating the sound of his youth, but keeping it very close to the standard of Authenticité. The new All-Star band includes Mamady "Djelike" Kouyate, guitar, leader; Bebe Camara, vocal; Eudy Fernandez, trumpet; Oran Etkin, tenor sax, clarinet; Sylvain Leroux, flute, Fula flute, alto sax; Sam Dickey, guitar; Nick Cudahy, bass; Andy Algire, drums; Foluso Mimy, percussion.


Every Saturday

Grand Army Plaza

Greenmarket at Grand Army Plaza

10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Brooklyn’s biggest, at the entrance to Prospect Park


Every Sunday
The Knitting Factory Brooklyn

Comedy Night at The Knit "Front Bar"
Hosted by Hannibal Burress
361 Metropolitan Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11211

9:00 p.m. FREE! (21+)

Every Sunday night in the Front Bar of Knitting Factory Brooklyn, Hannibal Buress hosts: Comedy at The Knitting Factory with special guests each week. Past performances have included unannounced sets from Chris Rock, Robin Williams, Sarah Silverman, Louis CK, & more!