Friday, December 18, 2009

The Weekend: 12.18-12.20

The holidays are in full swing (only 8 days to Christmas!), and Brooklyn's feeling the spirit. Here's a look at what's happening near you.

Friday, December 18

Game on: The Blip Festival is in full swing at the Bell House (149 7th St.) in Gowanus, featuring chiptune or 8 bit music made using old gaming gear. Tonight sees Pioneer Null Sleep at 11:20 p.m. Check here for the full schedule. Located at 149 7th St. Tickets $15

Music: The Honey Brothers make it a family affair, with a show tonight Brooklyn Bowl (61 Wythe Ave.) in Williamsburg. At 9 p.m. Tickets $10.

Saturday, December 19

Shopping: Do some last minute holiday showing at the Brooklyn Lyceum's holiday fair, today and tomorrow from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Free admission. The Lyceum is located in Park Slope at 227 Fourth Ave.

Aerial Art: Suspended Cirque bring the holidays to new heights with their new show, "The 12 Acts of Christmas," tonight and tomorrow at Galapagos Art Space (16 Main St.) in DUMBO. At 8 p.m. tonight, 3 and 7:30 p.m. tomorrow. Tickets $20, $10 for children and seniors.

Dance Party: Let loose at a steamy dance party at the Russian Baths tonight. rom 7-2 a.m. at Featuring Balkan music, tarot readings, poolside dance floor, hookah lounge and pierogies. Tickets range from $35 to $85. At Banya (602 Coney Island Ave.) in Kensington.

Sunday, December 20

Cookies: There are two events for cookie monsters today: the Cookie Takedown at the Bell House (6:30 p.m., $10), and the 2nd Annual Me So Hungry Cookie Contest & Sing-A-Long. at Union Pool (484 Union Ave., 9 p.m., free) in Williamsburg. For the latter, expect music with your milk and cookies, as local musicians like Brooklyn duo This Frontier Needs Heroes and Justice of the Unicorns will play.

All In Good Fun: It's Chanukah versus Christmas at this annual event at The Way Station (685 Washington Ave.) in Prospect Heights. Brooklyn's DJ Mikey Palms will be spinning all night for this epic holiday battle royale featuring Santa Pat Fondiller and his helper elf Erica Crawford behind the bar serving up HE'BREW Beer and Gentile craft brew. Special performances by Rosie 151 and Lil Miss Lixx, plus free latkes and Christmas cookies. From 8 p.m. to 4 a.m. Free.


lynellgpyles December 21, 2009 at 10:38 AM  
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