Tuesday morning family concerts aren’t usually on our list of must-sees, but Beatles tunes fall under the ‘timeless’ column in our book. Tomorrow, May 18, at 11 (a.m.), the Brooklyn band Bubble is doing the Beatles at the Knitting Factory. The show’s billed as a family sing-along, which doesn’t mean “tots only,” so much as a chance for you to rock-out like you’re back in ’65 (or maybe briefly channel your parents, pre-you). And Bubble knows their John, Paul, George and Ringo—the band’s been pretty faithfully re-creating the Fab Four’s tunes over the last year or so (their Norwegian Wood here). $3 per family. If you’ve been itching for The Beatles Rock Band, this could get you through another week.
Point of fact: Halloween is the best holiday in New York City. Why? First of all, it’s the only holiday whose sole adult purpose is partying. Second, it’s the most creative holiday. And since New York is a hotbed of creative energy, we get some wild instances of that. (Not to mention, New Yorkers are especially good at bringing getting their pets into the […]
Sex is weird. In conversation, it’s kind of out in the open. But in practice, it’s something we prefer to do with the lights off. We do it without communicating, and we sneak out quietly after it’s done, and we certainly don’t disclose the physical details without purposeful prompting from close friends. But one comedian has set out to bring sex definitely out of the bedroom — […]
1. Learn some important borough history at the book launch for A History of Brooklyn Bridge Park, which recounts the “grassroots, multivoiced, and contentious effort” to transform the park since the 1980s; the event will include a panel discussion and book signing. (Monday, powerHouse Books, FREE) 2. Or go back even further in Brooklyn history at […]