Barba Italian Pop-Up Dinner at the Diamond in Greenpoint.
Solar Eclipse and New Moon Workshop at Daya Yoga Studio in Bushwick.
Ritual Talk, the Roofers’ Union and the RFA at Friends + Lovers in Bushwick.
Dance Yrself Clean at Music Hall of Williamsburg.
PS1 Summer Warm-Up, Long Island City.
Afropunk Fest at Commodore Barry Park on Flushing Ave in Brooklyn.
The Jazz Age Lawn Party on Governor’s Island.
Ah isn’t every weekend in Brooklyn kind of a choose-your-own-adventure experience? we’ll never it been more apparent than this Saturday and Sunday, where you can choose your own adventure, destination, experience and surroundings. both aftopunk fest and the jazz age lawn party at commodore barry park and governors island, respectably. get down with dope beats and a funky fresh Brooklyn music fest that has been called he most multicultural festival in the world, or a 1920s-inspired, costumes (basically) required, flashy and flappery lawn party complete with finger sandwiches and muted trumpets and trumpled mutants (that part was a joke. but paints a funny picture, doesn’t it?) and class class class. choose your own adventure here for afropunk fest and here for jazzy agey and lawny things. both are happening Saturday and Sunday. see you, you funky fancy son of a bitch. at one place or the other.
RINSED’s Annual Coke Yacht Boat Party, The Hudson River.
Photo + Zine Swap at Bushwick Community Darkroom, which is in Bushwick.
the BCD is one of those gems that reminds me why we live in brooklyn. created by artists for artists, it gives us a place to develop, create, and display photos as well as builds a community for everyone behind the lens and those who appreciate this wonderful art form. Saturday they’re having a photo + zine swap, so bring your craft and be ready to swap and support and swig sixpoint brews while doing it. 4-8pm, all info here, 110 troutman st.
Metropolis with Live Score at Film Noir in Greenpoint.
ah the darkness. something that we desire of an evening, of entertainment of an experience out of something let’s go there. to the dark side. in the form of a charming little 35-seat theater in the heart of greenpoint. if you haven’t been yet, saturday night is the night when reel orchestrette will bring a live score to the infamous film metrololis read more here and get your tickets and find me there, in the shadows baby. 9.30-11.30pm, 122 meserole st.
it is the LAST day of grand street restaurant week and that means that you have 14 grand ways to get rid of that hangover. make a reservation (quick!) and then settle in to a nice long sunday meal on one of brooklyn’s most charming streets and feel like all of your sins have been forgiven. all info here.