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January 2020

Call for Submissions- “Brooklyn Utopias: 2020”

January 28 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 8:00 am, repeating until March 1, 2020

The Old Stone House at Washington Park, 336 3rd Street
Brooklyn, 11215
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This is an open call for submissions for artwork to be considered for our Brooklyn Utopias: 2020 exhibition curated by Katherine Gressel. Submission Deadline: March 1, 2020 Exhibition Dates: August 20 - October 18, 2020 ABOUT THE EXHIBITION - Utopia: An ideal place or state, usually imaginary; any visionary system of political, social, environmental, or moral perfection What would characterize a Brooklyn Utopia? How has Brooklyn changed in the past decade (for the better or worse)? What is the role…

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February 2020

Good Coffeehouse @ OSH: Jan Christensen

February 2 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
The Old Stone House at Washington Park, 336 3rd Street
Brooklyn, 11215
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$10

Jan Christensen is a singer, songwriter, and guitarist known for his maritime music. Join us on February 2 at 4 pm to hear a mix of sea shanties and original songs! Christensen’s music celebrates the water ways of New York City, he is a member of The Hudson River Sloop Singers, The New York Packet, and leads the monthly William Main Doerflinger Memorial Sea Shanty Sessions at the Noble Maritime Collection, Snug Harbor Cultural Center on Staten Island. Tickets are…

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First Monday Life Drawing

February 3 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
The Old Stone House at Washington Park, 336 3rd Street
Brooklyn, 11215
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$10 – $15

Join us for a three hour figure drawing session with a professional model. All skill levels are welcome, this is a judgement free opportunity to practice and develop your skills. Bring your favorite tools, no oils, acrylics, or sprays please! We will do an hour of gestures and short poses, finishing with a 2 hour-long pose. This is an uninstructed class. Tickets are $12 in advance at Brown Paper Tickets, $15 at the door, and $10 for students with ID.

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Opening Reception for “Presence”- The Artwork of Alicia Grullón

February 6 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Old Stone House at Washington Park, 336 3rd Street
Brooklyn, 11215
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Join the artist Alicia Grullón and curator Katherine Gressel for the opening reception of Grullón's solo exhibition Presence at OSH. The public reception will be held from 7 pm - 9 pm, enjoy light refreshments and a first look at our newest show! Alicia Grullón is a performance artist and photographer with a career spanning more than fifteen years. She describes her self-portraits and performances as “critiques of the politics of presence – an argument for the inclusion of disenfranchised communities in…

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“Presence”- The Artwork of Alicia Grullón

February 7 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:00 pm on Friday, repeating until April 3, 2020

The Old Stone House at Washington Park, 336 3rd Street
Brooklyn, 11215
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Presence is an exhibition curated by Katherine Gressel which explores the evolution of artist Alicia Grullón’s socially-engaged work over 15+ years. The exhibition opens with a public reception on February 6, followed by open gallery hours on Fridays from 3 pm -  6 pm, or by appointment.  Grullón describes her performances, both live or for photography or video, as “critiques of the politics of presence – an argument for the inclusion of disenfranchised communities in political and social spheres.” By…

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PhiloSonia presents “Voyage III: Vienna” Concert

February 7 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
The Old Stone House at Washington Park, 336 3rd Street
Brooklyn, 11215
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$15 – $25

PhiloSonia returns to OSH to continue their “Voyage” season with a musical get away to Vienna on February 7 at 7:30 pm. This travel inspired concert is the third in this five part series. The program features classics including W. A. Mozart - String Quintet No. 3 in C major, K. 515, A. Webern - 6 Bagatelles for String Quartet Op. 9, and J. Brahms - String Quintet No. 2 in G Major, Op. 111 Performers include: Stanichka Dimitrova and…

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Spellbound Theatre: Oceansong

February 8 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until February 9, 2020

The Old Stone House at Washington Park, 336 3rd Street
Brooklyn, 11215
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$22

Spellbound Theatre presents a world premiere theatrical and multi-sensory experience of the sea specially designed for the youngest audiences, ages 0-2. On this ocean adventure, the audience will begin on the shore and then set sail, venturing above and below the waves to meet sea creatures, splash in the water, and sing ocean songs together. Tickets are available via Brown Paper Tickets.

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Spellbound Theatre: Oceansong

February 8 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 11:30 am, repeating until February 9, 2020

The Old Stone House at Washington Park, 336 3rd Street
Brooklyn, 11215
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$22

Spellbound Theatre presents a world premiere theatrical and multi-sensory experience of the sea specially designed for the youngest audiences, ages 0-2. On this ocean adventure, the audience will begin on the shore and then set sail, venturing above and below the waves to meet sea creatures, splash in the water, and sing ocean songs together. Tickets are available via Brown Paper Tickets.

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Musical Ecologies- Paula Matthusen

February 13 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
The Old Stone House at Washington Park, 336 3rd Street
Brooklyn, 11215
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$10

The 2019-20 season of Musical Ecologies continues Thursday, February 13th with composer Paula Matthusen. Splitting her time between New York City and Middletown, CT where she is Associate Professor of Music at Wesleyan University, Matthusen writes acoustic and electroacoustic music. Her work often considers discrepancies in musical space—real, imagined, and remembered. Tonight's program will include a new work for electric guitar performed by guitarist James Moore, an experimental piece for two resonating cymbals, and a solo work for electronics performed…

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March 2020

First Monday Life Drawing

March 2 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 7:00 pm on day First of the month, repeating until May 4, 2020

The Old Stone House at Washington Park, 336 3rd Street
Brooklyn, 11215
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$10 – $15

Join us for a three hour figure drawing session with a professional model. All skill levels are welcome, this is a judgement free opportunity to practice and develop your skills. Bring your favorite tools, no oils, acrylics, or sprays please! We will do an hour of gestures and short poses, finishing with a 2 hour-long pose. This is an uninstructed class. Tickets are $12 in advance at Brown Paper Tickets, $15 at the door, and $10 for students with ID.

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Mozart for Munchkins: Vocal Magic! Brooklyn!

March 7 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
The Old Stone House at Washington Park, 336 3rd Street
Brooklyn, 11215
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Free – $35
A woman kneels while playing violin for onlooking children

Arias, sing-alongs, piano, and more will showcase the wide range of soprano, Jessica Fishenfeld, accompanied by piano and cello. The program will feature music and magic! Mozart for Munchkins creates an interactive and engaging atmosphere in which families can experience and enjoy music! Children of all ages are welcome to roll, crawl, squeal, and dance to their hearts’ content, while parents, grandparents, and caregivers can sit back and unwind. Everyone 12 and under enters free! Get your tickets here.

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Good Coffeehouse @OSH: Woody Guthrie Hoot

March 8 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
The Old Stone House at Washington Park, 336 3rd Street
Brooklyn, 11215
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$10

Two-hour round robin songfest featuring the songs that Woody Guthrie sang. Performers include Vincent Cross, Beth Kotkin, Joel Landy, Mike Lee, Nancy Moccaldi, Pinetree, and Steve Suffet. Each is an established artist in his or her own right, and all are longtime Woody Guthrie admirers. This event is co-sponsored by the Folk Music Society of New York. Tickets are $10 at the door.

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Spellbound Theatre presents “The Naughty Penguin”

March 14 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
The Old Stone House at Washington Park, 336 3rd Street
Brooklyn, 11215
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$22

Domino the penguin is back! Join us to experience her story on March 14 at 10 am or 11:30 am. Domino the Penguin gets in trouble...a lot. Sometimes Domino chooses to be naughty, but sometimes it happens without her realizing. There are so many rules! This interactive performance for 2-5 year olds follows Domino as she navigates a tricky world filled with opportunities to be naughty...or not. Reserve your spot at Brown Paper Tickets today!

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Spellbound Theatre presents “The Naughty Penguin”

March 14 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
The Old Stone House at Washington Park, 336 3rd Street
Brooklyn, 11215
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$22

Domino the penguin is back! Join us to experience her story on March 14 at 10 am or 11:30 am. Domino the Penguin gets in trouble...a lot. Sometimes Domino chooses to be naughty, but sometimes it happens without her realizing. There are so many rules! This interactive performance for 2-5 year olds follows Domino as she navigates a tricky world filled with opportunities to be naughty...or not. Reserve your spot at Brown Paper Tickets today!

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May 2020

Spellbound Theatre presents “Stand Clear of the Closing Doors, Please”

May 3 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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One event on May 3, 2020 at 11:30 am

The Old Stone House at Washington Park, 336 3rd Street
Brooklyn, 11215
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$22
The image shows an orange cat with text that reads "Stand Clear of the Closing Doors, Please"

This one-of-a-kind storytelling performance follows a lost toy, Catbear, as he travels through the tunnels of New York City on six different subway lines, looking for his owner. Each train has its own story, and Catbear experiences all the sights and sounds of New York City before landing home again. Interactive and intimate, "Stand Clear of the Closing Doors, Please" is ideal for children ages 2-5. Tickets are available here.

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PhiloSonia presents “Voyage V: American Road Trip” Concert

May 15 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
The Old Stone House at Washington Park, 336 3rd Street
Brooklyn, 11215
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$15 – $25

PhiloSonia rounds out their "Voyage" season with a musical road trip across America! The program is as follows: John Adams - "Road Movies" for Violin and Piano Amy Beach - String Quartet op. 89 Jessica Meyer - "Getting Home (I  must be..)" for String Quintet Libby Larsen - Four on the Floor for Violin, Cello, Bass, and  Piano A. Dvorak - String Quartet Op. 96, "American" Performers include Stanichka Dimitrova & Igor Pikayzen on violin; Chieh-Fan Yiu on viola; Michael Katz on…

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The Greening of the American Funeral

May 28 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
The Old Stone House at Washington Park, 336 3rd Street
Brooklyn, 11215
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“Give me to the earth when my winter comes, Bury me deep in the ground. Mark not my place with statues or caves, Find me where life can be found.” — LURANA BROWN Thinking out your end-of-life wishes is never easy, but there are now new approaches to traditional funeral service that will leave you feeling surprisingly optimistic. Stewardship for the earth and care of the planet have not previously been high on most people's end-of-life wish lists. In fact,…

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