Friday, January 22, 2010

The Weekend: 1.22-1.24 and beyond

Lots going on this weekend, including several closures - venue and otherwise. Here's a look at what's going on in a neighborhood near you.

Friday, January 22

Music: Brooklyn goes hard at a new performance series featuring musicians, poets, dancers, and other youth performers from New York’s most talented borough. Real Bushwick/ Bushwick Real features hip hop acts and performers including Nine 11 Thesaurus, The Sound, Dan Friel, Life and Yung Starz, Mic Blaque, DJs TV Baby and Lord Easy and a special guest appearance by Rahiem, of Grand Master Flash and the Furious Five fame. At 7 pm. Tickets $10. At I.S. 291 (231 Palmetto St.) in, of course, Brooklyn.

Saturday, January 23

Art: Get creative with “Draw-a-thon Retreat” at Paige’s House of Collection. It's not figure painting. It's theater. At an undisclosed warehouse in Williamsburg. RSVP for directions. At 7 p.m. Tickets $17.

Sunday, January 24

Closing: It's the last weekend for MonkeyTown. Most events are sold out, but tonight, you can go out with a bang with DJ Megan Awesome. Free. 11 p.m. to late. Located at 58 N. 3rd St.

Exhibitions: Also closing soon is the rock and roll photography exhibition at the Brooklyn Museum (maybe you're heard about it?) and “Harriet Hosmer: Lost and Found,” an exhibition of paintings by Brooklyn artist Patricia Cronin. Today, the Brooklyn Philharmonic performs a program inspired by the latter. At 2 pm. Tickets $15. Located at 200 Eastern Parkway.

Brunch: Find a new favorite brunch spot in Brooklyn along Cortelyou Road in Flatbush, the borough's latest foodie destination.

Music: The dad from The Trachtenburg Family Slideshow Players performs tonight in his latest project, the Pendulum Swings. At 8:30 p.m. Located at 702 Lorimer St.

Cooking: Today Galagagos Art Space in DUMBO is all about the four C's: Champagne, Camaraderie, Cooking and Cocktails. Do all four with four their new Creating Culinary Cravings series of interactive cooking classes. You’ll gain hands on finesse with captivating new dishes as you cook along with Chefs Debbie Lyn and Marco Morillo. Then savor your culinary handiwork. From 1-3 p.m. $45 (includes Champagne reception, two course class/brunch and recipes. $10 of With Discount Code: CRAVE. Located at 16 Main St.

Monday, January 25

Music: It's Gowanus a go go at the Bell House today, as The Gowanus Canal Conservancy hosts their first annual benefit concert, featuring some of the best bands of the New York City music scene. At 6:30 p.m. Tickets $20. Located at 149 7th St.

Wednesday, January 27

Benefit: Two days later, the Bell House hosts their own Haiti benefit. On the bill are Jimmy Fallon, Eugene Mirman and Todd Barry on the comedy front, and Walkmen; Ted Leo; Sondre Lerche; Here We Go Magic; AC Newman of New Pornographers with Rhett Miller of Old 97s and Nicole Atkins as a Seekers cover band on the music, among others. At 6 p.m. Tickets $50.


オテモヤン January 25, 2010 at 6:05 AM  
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