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May 2017
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Moscow Mule Week

May 27
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Every day until May 29, 2017
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Join us for Moscow Mule Week, drinks are on us! http://muleweek.com/ Moscow Mule Week is a nationwide series of events hosted by Russian Standard Vodka, dedicated to everyone’s favorite cocktail. Check-in to your participating bar with #MulesAreCool and kick back with a complimentary mule! Participating bars and locations TBA, visit http://muleweek.com/ Must be 21+ to participate.

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SayWeCanFly + EXNATIONS Unplugged Tour at Knitting Factory

May 27 @ 7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Knitting Factory Brooklyn,
361 Metropolitan Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11211 United States
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Early Show $15 Early Bird | $20 ADV | $25 DOS SayWeCanFly and EXNATIONS to play an intimate acoustic set at Knitting Factory on the Unplugged Storytellers Tour. All ticket holders will receive the “VIP Experience” and get free signed SWCF tour poster and copy of new album or coupon for digital download. exnations.com | saywecanfly.net  

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A World Full of Emotions: Ancient Greece, 700 BC – 200 AD at Onassis Cultural Center New York

May 27 @ 7:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Every day until Jun 24, 2017
Onassis Cultural Center,
645 5th Avenue
New York, NY 10022 United States
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From March 9 through June 24, 2017, the Onassis Cultural Center New York presents A World of Emotions: Ancient Greece, 700 BC – 200 AD, a groundbreaking exploration of emotional life in ancient times and its contemporary reverberations. Prompting questions about how we express, control, manipulate, or simulate feelings in our own society, the exhibition brings together more than 130 masterpieces from internationally renowned museums—including the Acropolis Museum; National Archaeological Museum, Athens; Louvre; British Museum; and Vatican Museums—many of which will be…

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ROY NEWELL: WORKS FROM THE ARCHIVES

May 27 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Every day until Jun 9, 2017
Sotheby’s New York,
1334 York Avenue
New York, NY 10021 United States

Sotheby’s S|2 gallery is pleased to present Roy Newell: Works from the Archives, one of the first of two shows that are part of the gallery’s re-focused program to celebrate historically important artists who are underappreciated by the market. On view until June 9, 2017, the gallery will showcase eighteen paintings by Abstract artist Roy Newell, spanning over half a century of his career. An original member of the Abstract Expressionist movement, Newell was featured alongside Willem de Kooning, Philip…

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ALFONSO OSSORIO: WORKS FROM THE FOUNDATION

May 27 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Every day until Jun 9, 2017
Sotheby’s New York,
1334 York Avenue
New York, NY 10021 United States

Sotheby’s S|2 gallery is pleased to present Alfonso Ossorio: Works from the Foundation, one of the first of two shows that are part of the gallery’s re-focused program to celebrate historically important artists who are underappreciated by the market. On view until June 9, 2017, the gallery will showcase fourteen works by post-war American artist Alfonso Ossorio. One of the seminal figures of American post-war art and early patron of Pollock, Ossorio established his East Hampton studio as a central…

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Taking it to the Streets! The Art + Design of Posters and Flyers on the Lower East Side in the 80s + 90s

May 27 @ 12:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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Every week on Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until Jun 20, 2017
Museum of Reclaimed Urban Space,
155 Avenue C
New York, NY 10009 United States
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Before Twitter and Facebook people had to use the streets to organize, their messages wheat paste posted right on a pole. It was the era of ‘xeroxcracy’ and the streets were the gallery walls. These political posters and flyers, created throughout the turbulent 1980s and 1990s in what has become known as the East Village, raised awareness and helped organize community for grassroots political change. The posters range in subject from defending the squats and community gardens, taking on gentrification,…

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Brooklyn Waterfront Artists Coalition Art & Performance Events

May 27 @ 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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Every week on Saturday and Sunday until Jun 18, 2017
BWAC Brooklyn Waterfront Artists Coalition,
488 Van Brunt Street. Door #7
Red Hook, Brooklyn, NY 11231 United States
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Brooklyn Waterfront Artists Coalition BWAC’s 40th year opens on May 13th with 3 gallery shows: Wide Open 8, Recycle and the 25th annual Spring Pier Show “Rites of Spring”. Please join us for Art & Live Performances daily: May 13 through June 18, 2017 Open from 1 – 6pm every Saturday & Sunday The BWAC Red Hook Performance Series is FREE and takes place on weekend afternoons between 1:30 and 5:30pm every Saturday & Sunday from May 13 through June…

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[EXHIBITION] The Battle Days, paintings by Alex Sewell

May 27 @ 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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Every 4 days until May 28, 2017
FiveMyles,
558 St. Johns Place
Brooklyn, NY 11238 United States
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The exploration and representation of cultural identities, the attachment to childhood totems, and the use of semiotics are at the core of some of Sewell’s recent works, exhibited in the PlusSpace. Alex Sewell’s work is largely informed by his personal narrative, and partly reflects the culture and customs of his youth. About the artist: Alex Sewell is a painter from Lynn, MA who lives and works in Brooklyn, NY. Recent exhibitions include Spring/Break Art Show 2017 (New York, NY), Pivot…

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Writing On It all: Olga Rodriguez Ulloa & Alexandra Chasin “Forms of Resistance (Literally!)”

May 27 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Every day until May 29, 2017
Governor’s Island,
Nolan Park, House 8A
New York, United States
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Boxed in by the forms you fill out every day? Sick of being classified, categorized, tracked, stamped, approved, declined, billed, charged, and otherwise administered? Your social security number doesn’t quite define or express you, or you don’t have one? Not reducible to a sex or race, to a height or weight? Time for re-form! Bring your frustration, your underrepresentation, your creativity, your excess, your rebellious temptation – it’s time to subvert, pervert, and invert the bureaucratic limits and controls. Bring…

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[Exhibition] Triad, paintings curated by Kara Rooney

May 27 @ 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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Every week on Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until May 29, 2017
FiveMyles,
558 St. Johns Place
Brooklyn, NY 11238 United States
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Triad brings together the work of Yevgeniya Baras, Mike Cloud, and Zachary Wollard, all 2015-16 residents of the Sharpe-Walentas Studio Program. In the painterly practices of each, notions of iconography, history, language and material coalesce in startlingly personal ways, offering a refreshing take on discourses surrounding contemporary painting, community and inner worlds. ABOUT THE ARTISTS: Yevgeniya Baras is an artist living and working in Brooklyn, NY. Yevgeniya has a BA and MS from the University of Pennsylvania (2003) and an MFA…

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