Browse a million zines, 24 more great weekend ideas

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Zines as far as the eye can see, #13 (pic by Liz Henry on Flickr)

1. See the 1929 Russian film Man with a Movie Camera accompanied by an improvised live score by the Bakia Quartet. (Friday, $10)

2. Support the work of 596 Acres, which strives to increase community access to vacant lots, at their Summer FUNraiser, with drinks, snacks, face-painting, and dancing to DJ Dirtyfinger. (Friday, $15)

3. Watch SoulRebel Dance and vocalist Anita Purcell explore historical narratives at Kumble Theater with Bigger Than Hip-Hop. (Friday, $20)

4. Take a peek at the opening of UnionDocs’ new Peephole Cinema installation, then eat BBQ in the backyard. (Friday, FREE)

5. Shift your bedroom consciousness at the Tarot Society Gallery during Britta Love’s Sex & Psychedelics Salon. (Friday, $7)

6. Shake it to some funky beats at the I Know You Got Soul dance party. (Friday, FREE)

7. Stir up some laughs at Bitches Brew, featuring Brooke Van Poppelen, Catherine Cohen, Greg Johnson, Kenny DeForest, and many more. (Friday, FREE)

8. Bring your sweetie to a steamy workshop with Late Night Date Night: Toys for Two. (Friday, $35 / couple)

9. Goth it up at Passenger Bar’s Cruel Summer: High School Horror party. (Friday, FREE)

10. Get some great cut-rate lit at Greenlight Bookstore’s Mid-Summer Sidewalk Sale. (Saturday, FREE)

11. Test your pedaling power by cycling from Greenpoint all the way to the Rockaways with the Brooklyn Greenway Initiative’s Epic Ride. (Saturday, $50)

12. Strike a blow to ableism at the daylong Cripfest, a wild celebration and showcase of disabled artists in music, film, comedy, burlesque, and more, from Bill “Crutchmaster” Shannon to Cerebral Pussy to the Spazms. (Saturday, FREE)

13. Browse myriad tiny magazines at Pete’s Candy Store’s annual Mini-Zine Fest. (Saturday, FREE)

14. Have a smooth afternoon at the 6th annual Fort Greene Park Jazz Festival. (Saturday, FREE)

15. Bring your best skillz to the 6th annual Coney Island Talent Show. (Check out the video montage from last year’s—adorable!) (Saturday, FREE)

16. Immerse yourself in spectacle at the Gowanus Ballroom’s extravaganza Borrowed Paths, Broken Rules, featuring work from 25+ visual artists, performance art from Panoply Lab and Matthew Silver, and music from Pendulum Swings, Outlaw Ritual, and more. (Saturday, FREE)

17. Get romantic with Rooftop Films’ First Comes Love, short films about heartbreak, devotion, and the “ephemeral flash of love.” (Saturday, $15)

18. Fill the Galapagos-sized hole in your heart with Burlesque Below the Bridges, this week featuring Trixie Little, Madame Rosebud, Jenny Rocha and Her Painted Ladies, and more. (Saturday, $20)

19. Go way old school at the Dumbo Antique Car Rally. (Sunday, FREE)

20. Grab a piece of BK art history at the Proteus Gowanus Big Bargain Clean-Out Sale. (Sunday, FREE)

21. Say hello to a huge new Williamsburg event space at Hand & Detail’s Aloha BBQ, presented by the Bosco & Bobby Redd. (Sunday, FREE)

22. Get out of town (not really) at Trestle Gallery’s Instant Vacation group art exhibition. (Sunday, FREE)

23. It’s game on at Obsolete Cinema’s VHS double-feature, showing Tron and The Last Starfighter. (Sunday, FREE)

24. Check out some collaborative creativity at Fuse, which pairs filmmakers, choreographers, and visual artists. (Sunday, $10)

25. Enjoy the offerings of “cartoon cryptozoologist” Tom Stathes, presenting a carnival of 16mm films from the 1920s to the 1940s in City Reliquary’s backyard. (Sunday, $10)

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