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NINE DAYS IN BROOKLYN
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Get a dose of Gothic
horror at the onenight
When We Meet As
One.” The two-act
play from Michael
Seebold (pictured) is
set in the dining hall
of a crumbling castle,
where a widow and
her guests are visited
by ghosts and mysterious
the Ferrywoman, and
the King without a
8 pm at Triskelion Arts
106 Calyer St. between
Banker Street and Clifford
Place in Greenpoint, (718)
Save the mermaids!
You can support the
gang behind the Mermaid
by the Seashore by
dropping some cash
on the Coney Island
Spring Gala! Wander
the Aquarium’s new
shark exhibit, visit the
open bar, and catch
from burlesque beauties,
acts, stilt walkers,
7:30–11:30 pm at New
York Aquarium 602 Surf
Ave. between W. Fifth
and W. Eighth streets in
Coney Island, (718) 265–
com. $100 ($250 VIP).
Don your skates and
your flashiest threads
for tonight’s “Saturday
roller disco party,
which benefits Sean
Casey Animal Rescue.
Shell out a little extra
for a Doggie Disco
t-shirt, which you can
wear while entering
the costume contest,
posing for photos on
the red carpet, or
skating to disco hits
of the ’70s and ’80s.
6–9 pm at Dreamland
Roller Rink (233 37th St. at
Second Avenue in Sunset
(includes skate rental).
Funnybone up on
Alice Howell, a slapstick
star of the 1920s
who is now mostly
screening will feature
some of her funniest
accompanied by pianist
Ben Modell. The
show kicks off the
Film Festival, which
continues April 5–7.
3 pm at Founders Hall at
St. Francis College (180
Remsen St. between
Court and Clinton streets
in Brooklyn Heights, www.
We believe that children
are our future
— but how are they
turning out? The
short doc “The Infamous
at Harlem’s Eagle
Academy, a school
for black teenage
boys, which teaches
them well and lets
them lead the way.
The film’s director
will talk with Borough
after the screening.
7 pm at Alamo
Drafthouse Cinema 445
Albee Square West
between Fulton and
ly/2EXO0JU. Free with
FRI, MARCH 22
FUND-RAISER, WORLD WATER DAY
EVENT: Join the Adventure Project
and Randolph Beer to provide clean
water in Uganda. Includes one free
beer and raffl e entry. $50. 5–8 pm.
Randolph Brewery (82 Prospect St.
between Pearl and Jay streets in
ART, “MY FAVORITE HEARTBREAK”
OPENING RECEPTION: A solo exhibit
of sculpture, video installation,
and multimedia painting by Mitchell
Reese, about political prisoners,
activism, and the black community.
Free. 6–9 pm. Paradice Palase (1263
Bushwick Ave. between Weirfeld
and Halsey streets in Bushwick),
NIGHTLIFE, “LITTLE CINEMA”: An immersive
show blending circus acts,
live music, video art, and “a secret
cult fi lm” from the 1980s. $30 ($40
preferred seating, $50 VIP). 7:30
pm. House of Yes (2 Wyckoff Ave. at
Jefferson Street in Bushwick), www.
THEATER, “JULIUS CAESAR”: Shakespeare’s
tragedy about the Roman
emperor, staged by director Shana
Cooper. $90–$115. ($20 students,
those under 30). 7:30 pm. Theatre
for a New Audience, Polonsky
Shakespeare Center 262 Ashland
Pl. between Fulton Street and Lafayette
Avenue in Fort Greene, (212)
MUSIC, CERDDORION VOCAL ENSEMBLE:
Celebrating three visionary
composers of the early Baroque.
$25 ($20 in advance). 8 pm. St. Paul’s
Episcopal Church 199 Carroll St., at
Clinton Street in Carroll Gardens,
(718) 625–4126, www.stpaulscarrollst.
MUSIC, NEVERMIND ORCHESTRA:
The all-brass Nirvana cover band
plays with the Tag Team Brass
Band. $10. 9 pm. Hank’s Saloon 345
Adams St. at Willoughby Street in
Downtown, (718) 885–2427, www.
COMEDY, PEGASUS: A comedy show
written and performed by Amanda
Ariel “Peggy” Xeller. $10. 9:30 pm.
Brooklyn Comedy Collective 579
Metropolitan Ave., at Lorimer Street
in Williamsburg, (917) 593–3843,
Clinton Hill, (917) 809–1943, www.
MUSIC, KILLER QUEENS: Three
female-fronted bands play Queen
covers. With The Manimals, hannah
vs. the many, and Sylvana Joyce and
the Moment. $5 suggested donation.
8 pm. The Way Station 683
Washington Ave. between St. Marks
Avenue and Prospect Place in Prospect
Heights, (718) 627–4949, www.
MUSIC, THE FLOWERED GNOMES:
A rock band from Queens. Free.
10:30 pm. Freddy’s Bar 627 Fifth
Ave. between 17th and 18th streets
in Greenwood Heights, (718) 768–
SUN, MARCH 24
FILM, SPOONS, TOONS, AND
BOOZE: Enjoy boozy drinks, an
endless cereal bar, retro cartoons,
games, and cereal-inspired cocktails
in a beautifully renovated new
theater. $18. 10:45 am. Nitehawk
Cinema Prospect Park (188 Prospect
Park West at 14th Street in Park
TALK, WHAT’S WRONG WITH OUR
PAROLE SYSTEM?: Brooklyn’s District
Attorney, Eric Gonzalez, joins
criminal justice experts and advocates
to discuss parole reform. Free.
12:30 pm. Plymouth Church 75
Hicks St. at Orange Street in Cobble
Hill, (718) 624–9385, plymouthchurch.
TOUR, SPIRITUALISTS OF GREENWOOD
CEMETERY: Tour focusing
on the women suffragists, spiritualists,
and mediums who are buried in
Green-Wood Cemetery. $25. 2 pm.
Green-Wood Cemetery Fifth Avenue
and 25th Street in Greenwood
Heights, (718) 210–3080, www.
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SAT, MARCH 23
TALK, COMICS CLASS: A comic workshop
lead by professional illustrator
Laura Lannes to teach cartoonists
of all experience levels! Free. 1 pm.
Brooklyn Public Library’s Central
branch 10 Grand Army Plaza between
Eastern Parkway and Flatbush
Avenue in Prospect Heights, (718)
TALK, CHRIS MATTHEWS DISCUSSES
ROBERT F. KENNEDY: The news
anchor discusses the life of one of
the greatest fi gures of the 20th century
and his new biography “Bobby
Kennedy: A Raging Spirit.” $15. 4
pm. Brooklyn Historical Society 128
Pierrepont St. at Clinton Street in
Brooklyn Heights, (718) 222–4111,
ART, “FROM PLANE TO SPACE”
OPENING RECEPTION: Artist Judith
Murray debuts never-beforeexhibited
paintings from the 1980s
alongside artist Cordy Ryman. Free.
6 pm. FiveMyles 558 St. John’s
Place between Classon and Franklin
avenues in Crown Heights, (718)
783–4438, www.fi vemyles.org.
MUSIC, SON OF CLOUD ALBUM RELEASE
SHOW: the indie-folk artist
performs a multi-media, immersive
show to celebrate his self-titled
debut album. $20. 7 pm. Brooklyn
Friends Meeting House 110
Schermerhorn St. at Boerum Place in
Brooklyn Heights, (212) 777–8866,
COMEDY, PICTURE THIS!: Comedians
Lizz Winstead, Kate Willett, and Leah
Bonnema perform while cartoonists
draw the routine. $10 ($8 online).
7:30 pm. Union Hall 702 Union St.
at Fifth Avenue in Park Slope, (718)
MUSIC, HYPNOTIC STRINGS OF AFRICA:
South African guitarist Derek
Gripper plays music from Mali. $30
($26 in advance). 8 pm. Roulette
509 Atlantic Ave. at Third Avenue in
Boerum Hill, (917) 267–0363, www.
NIGHTLIFE, COCKTAILS AND KISSES
POP-UP BAR: A night of specialty
cocktail tastings, music, and small
plates. $40. 8 pm. Brooklyn Navy
Yard’s Hip Hop Closet 141 Flushing
Ave., Building 77, Suite 607, between
Vanderbilt and Clermont avenues in
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