08/24/15 10:58am
street trash shit is melting

Have a face-meltingly good week.

1. Surely you’ve always thought your face was too empty, so why not check out Steve Girdrd’s evening of short films at Videology, Movies That Make Your Eyeballs Grow More Eyeballs? (Monday, FREE)

2. Brooklyn Comedy Festival is going strong all week, with super special editions of all your favorite shows. Tonight is the BKCF Night Train, with guest host Seaton Smith and performances by Myq Kaplan, Michelle Buteau, Kevin Barnett, Charles McBee, and DJ Jean Grae. (Monday, $5)

3. Suck in your tummy and head to powerHouse Arena to launch Alexandra Kleeman’s debut novel You Too Can Have a Body Like Mine, which Vogue calledFight Club for women.” (Tuesday, FREE) (more…)

08/24/15 8:22am
via Facebook

Sorry Boots, your revolution is in another castle. via Facebook

You know, usually Monday comes around and I’m all glum and tell you guys to enjoy the night in spite of the fact that it’s Monday. Screw that today though, holy crap did you see Jon Stewart hit John Cena with a chair last night? Attack the week like you’re making a vicious and unexpected heel turn, starting by going out and having a great time at one of these events pulled from the Brokelyn Event Calendar. (more…)

08/12/15 8:09am

How many years was Rheingold married to the Mets? It’s a good thing to know for tonight

It’s Wednesday, and aside from the good news of the week being half over, it’s also not raining or threatening to rain. Honestly, a summer day where it rains or threatens to and messes with your outdoor plans or general enjoyment of the sun should be stricken from the record and we should be given another summer day. I’ll work on the logistics of making that work, you do one of the fun things to do tonight that have been pulled from the Brokelyn Event Calendar. (more…)

08/05/15 8:17am

Fight the power tonight, with the power of song

Welcome to Wednesday. That’s amost alliterative, kind of like the way that Wednesday is almost something to celebrate. Beyond being the fulcrum on which the week moves from “a lot left still” to “not as much left now,” it’s a pretty good day, but other than that it’s just another square on the board game of life you seem to keep going around on forever. Good thing you can distract yourself from thoughts like that with these fun things to do that were pulled from the Brokelyn Event Calendar. (more…)

07/23/15 8:01am
See what all the hoopla and hype was about. via (Diet) Coke and Sympathy

See what all the hoopla and hype was about. via (Diet) Coke and Sympathy

It’s Thursday, congrats on making it this far in the week. By tomorrow night, everything you struggled with and hated will fade into soothing weekend drinking. Of course, until tomorrow night, you need something to do in order to get over the bridge from Thursday to Friday. That’s where the Brokelyn Events Calendar, and all of its wonderful events comes in. We picked the five best events from it, events we think will make it feel like Friday, which will be great until you have to go into work tomorrow (lol). (more…)

07/08/15 9:31am
big freedia

Read everywhere, read everywhere. via Flickr user Kowarski

Iiiit’s Wednesday! Halfway through another slog of a workweek. Unless you work a retail/freelance schedule, in which case maybe it’s your weekend or you haven’t worked all week. Whatever the status of your week is, the one thing that’s inarguable is that there are some great things you can find to do tonight on our events calendar. (more…)

07/01/15 8:53am
Inglourious Basterds

It’s Hitler’s worst nightmare, after losing in the World Cup

Welcome to July, you did it! We mean, if that’s where you were trying to get to, you did it. We have a question though. If everyone is fucking off from work on Friday, is Wednesday still the halfway point of the week? Or is this one of those holiday weeks where by Thursday everyone has just decided they’re done with everything? Even the mayor already left town, do we even have laws anymore? Ponder our new lawless, half week thing as you enjoy the best nightlife Brooklyn has to offer, as found on the Brokelyn Event Calendar. (more…)

06/23/15 10:50am
books beneath the bridge

What a view for some words. Photo by Etienne Frossard, vis Brooklyn Bridge Park

Outdoor summer stuff, there’s so much of it! You’ve got your free concerts, your more free concerts, your free movies, your more free movies, your many locations to drink yourself numb under the stars. What about people who love to read though? Hey great news, you haven’t been forgotten, because Books Beneath the Bridge, Brooklyn Bridge Park’s free outdoor reading series, is back with another lineup curated by all of your favorite local book stores. (more…)

03/30/15 9:40am
Get that ca$h Leo owes you

Get that ca$h Leo owes you

1. Hear what Michaela angela Davis and other activists have to say about gentrification in East New York at Brooklyn Stand Up. (Monday)

2. Una LaMarche talks about her hairier, awkwarder days of her youth with Unabrow at BookCourt. (Monday)

3. Brooklyn Public Philosophers discuss takes on Adaptive Preferences and the Women in the Global South. (Monday) (more…)

03/09/15 9:25am
Know your priorities this week

Know your priorities this week

1. Wear your party hats slight off center and stuff your face with free cake at Side Ponytail comedy’s first birthday. (Monday)

2. Franklin Park Reading Series is also celebrating their birthday (ooo tension) with readings by Time magazine book critic Lev Grossman and author James Hannaham. (Monday)

3. Catch an interview with Gawker’s Hamilton Nolan, then discuss, laugh and get quizzed on politics with Allen McDuffee and John Flowers at 61 Local’s Politics & Pints. (Tuesday) (more…)