Real New Yorkers know that Brooklyn is hottest place to spend the coolest night of the year with New Year's Eve parties along Coney Island's historic Riegelmann Boardwalk and Grand Army Plaza and Prospect Park for the 150th anniversary fireworks show that rivals anything around the world.
Here's your chance to be destructive in the name of art. Take a watch, beat the watch with a hammer, put it back together. How's that for art? As part of the twelfth edition of PS122’s Coil Festival, Performance Space 122 and The Invisible Dog Art Center co-present the U.S. premiere of Worktable, an installation by Kate McIntosh from January 5 to 9, 2017.
St Ann’s Warehouse welcomes Penny Arcade, legendary downtown New York writer, performance artist, actress and force for artistic resistance, for the American Premiere of her internationally acclaimed Longing Lasts Longer, December 1-11, 2016. Arcade offers a fierce, visionary and ultimately hopeful critique of gentrification—not just of cities and neighborhoods, but of the mind and culture.
Since its inception in 2008, The Brooklyn Electronic Music Festival (BEMF) has established itself as Brooklyn’s most influential, independent genre-bending music event by bringing together fans from across the world to celebrate New York City's electronic music landscape. With multiple venues in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, BEMF runs from Friday Nov 4, 2016, to Sunday Nov 13, 2016.
Marilyn Minter: Pretty/Dirty, makes its final, and only East Coast exhibition at the Brooklyn Museum from November 4, 2016, to April 2, 2017. For more than four decades, Marilyn Minter’s sensual paintings, photographs, and videos have vividly questioned the complex, often contradictory perceptions of beauty and the feminine body in mainstream culture.