Friday, June 24; 3pm-7pm | Chilo’s, 323 Franklin Avenue in Brooklyn. The fine folks at Show a Teacher Some Love invite you to join them as they spread love at Chilo’s this Friday. End of Year Happy Hour | Come enjoy a refreshing beverage as you relax and recharge on the patio. Get there early for taco combos and be sure to ask about the “Teacher’s Pet” (you’ll thank us later). Bring your teacher crew to have a chance to win prizes for being the school that shows the most love. RSVP
Thursday, June 23; 8:00pm – CaribBEING’s Heritage Film Series: Sketches from the Underground (Brooklyn Museum): Kick off our second annual Heritage Film Series with the U.S. premiere of Sketches from the Underground (Lucas Machowski, 2015, 30 min.), a love letter to New York City and its poets and musicians from the Caribbean, Poland, France, and the United Kingdom. Hosted by soca musician Lyrikal with a performance by Bronx-based rapper La Bruja. Click here for more information.
Now through June 26 – Michelle Stuart, Theatre of Memory: Photographic Works (Bronx Museum): Widely recognized as one of the very few female pioneers of Land Art, artist Michelle Stuart is known for her nature-based art dating to the late 1960s and 1970s. Comparatively lesser-known are her remarkable photographic works, which constitute a crucial part of her oeuvre and have been her primary focus over the past several years. Click here to learn more.
Now through September 18 – Disguise: Masks and Global African Art (Brooklyn Museum): Disguise: Masks and Global African Art connects the work of twenty-five contemporary artists with historical African masquerade, using play and provocation to invite viewers to think critically about their world and their place within it. By putting on a mask and becoming someone else, artists reveal hidden realities about society, including those of power, class, and gender, to suggest possibilities for the future. Click here for more information.