you haven’t made any moves without me, right? like, none? ok cool. because this heat is making new yorkers a little bit crazy. but don’t worry, i’ve made plans for you, brooklyn. and i’m going to hold your hand so that all of your moves will be good ones. (except that new dance move you’ve been doing. i can’t help you there.)
Grand Street Restaurant Week, Grand St, Williamsburg (mostly)
Bad Advice from Bad Women at Word, Greenpoint.
Baebel Music’s Band + Brews at Industry City, Sunset Park.
Kreung Cambodian Dinner at The Diamond, Greenpoint.
THE LAST Summer DJ Boombox Residency, Brooklyn Museum, Prospect Heights.
the brooklyn museum brings its summer dj series into a larger-than-life dreamscape as jasmine solano, zach witness, joe hova, and busquelo blast their tunes on tom sach’s giant boomboxes. it’s a dance party and a museum exhibition all in one, so be ambitious here at the start of your weekend. multi task and dance your ass off and pretend that work is just a figment of your imagination. (set your alarm before you arrive, k?) 6-945pm, free. 200 eastern parkway. they call me mister boombastic.
Tropical Metropolis: One Night in Bangkok, House of Yes, Bushwick.
Pancakes and Whiskey’s 3rd Birthday Bash at Rough Trade
African Food Festival, Dumbo.
Bulletin Market Pop-Up, Williamsburg.
The Enchanted Realm of Rene Magritte, Governors Island.
because the only way to get inside his head seems to be to get outside your own, governor’s island brings us a uniquely immersive dive deep into the complex subconscious of rene magritte, surrealist visionary and artistic genius. or mad man. of which there is little difference, of course. the exhibit runs through 25 sept but go now. $15 tickets and info here, at house 17, nolan park, governors island. one thing you won’t regret this weekend- magritte.
PS1 Summer Warm-Up, Long Island City.
Machine Gun America, part of Fringe Fest, in Manhattan!
Sammy Bananas at Brooklyn Bowl, Williamsburg.
Bark in the Park at Brooklyn Cyclones Game, Coney Island.
Moon and Menses, The Hollows, Williamsburg.
RIVER STYX Farewell Party, Greenpoint.