Brooklyn Bridge Park
Pier 5 (at the foot of Joralemon St.)
Thurs. - Sun. through September 29th
Thursday and Friday, 4:00 p.m. – 10 p.m.; Sat. and Sun., Noon – 10 p.m.
PHOTOVILLE, the Brooklyn-based pop up photo destination built from freight containers transformed into exhibition spaces, has opened its photo village gates from September 19 to September 29 this year!
Photoville in Brooklyn Bridge Park runs for two weekends of photo-filled festivities including exhibitions, lectures, hands-on workshops, night-time projections all around a delicious beer and food garden.
One weekend is already gone. Don’t miss it this week!
Also, don’t miss THE FENCE, a 1,000-foot long exhibition of photos, near Fulton Ferry Landing and the river side of the Empire Stores.
The DUMBO Arts Festival
Friday, September 27th, Saturday, September 28th and Sunday, September 29th.
Hours: Friday 6pm to 9pm, Saturday noon to 9pm, Sunday noon to 6pm
The DUMBO Arts Festival is a FREE public event that each year seeks to highlight Brooklyn’s commitment to and presence in the arts community by presenting the best in local, national, and international art amid the breathtaking backdrop of the Brooklyn Bridge and the Manhattan skyline.
The DUMBO Arts Festival takes place over 3 days with the participation of over 400 artists from a variety of disciplines, 100 studios, 50 galleries and stages and 100 programming partners. Outdoor projections are on view through midnight all three nights.
Art revelers can enjoy outdoor and indoor visual art installations and exhibitions, digital art and large scale projections, visiting artists in their studios or making murals on the street, dancers, poets, and performers in the park and on street corners throughout the neighborhood.
The DUMBO Arts Festival brings DUMBO’s creativity to the world and the world’s creativity to DUMBO every Fall.
Exhibit runs from September 6–December 12
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.
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.
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
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!