For those who always say they’re going to catch First Saturdays at the Brooklyn Museum but never think of it until the second or third Saturday, here’s your reminder: it’s tonight. An all-Islam program is headed by the Brooklyn Qawwali Party (left), a slamming 11-piece orchestra that adapts the music of Pakistani vocal giant Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan. They perform at 5 and 9:30. Also, from 9 to 11 in the parking lot, an Islamic rhythm-infused DJ dance party. Tonight’s full lineup is available here.
Odds are that there are very few people reading Brokelyn who are fans of Pizza Hut, seeing as eating chain pizza in New York City is basically violence, or college sports, because we’ve tried to serve you guys sports content before and you nerds aren’t into it, we get it. But there are definitely lots of […]
1. Booze it up at this month’s BHS Free Friday: Oktoberfest, with Brooklyn beer history from the archives, a beer tasting with Brooklyn Brewery, a screening of Beauty and the Beer, and more. (Friday, Brooklyn Historical Society, FREE) 2. Giggle demurely at LAWL: Ladies and Women Laughing, an all-gal comedy show with Jenny Nelson, Keisha Zollar, Rachel Joravsky, […]
When life gives you lemons you make lemonade. It follows that when life gave us the current election cycle, many tried to turn a profit on it. Ample Hills kept things chill with candidate-themed ice cream flavors; a number of New Yorkers tried to profit in a different way by putting up Craigslist hookup ads for debate-watch sex; and all over the internet, people started […]