Add another uniquely wacky Brooklyn event to the already massive to do list this weekend (see also: GoogaMooga, Litquake, etc.). On Sunday, May 20, the “world’s strongest men” will return to tear, bend and demolish their way through Coney Island for the first time in over 60 years. (more…)
9pm: now this is an office christmas party: cubicle maze, byo boss shooting gallery, secret santa glory hole, kiss the intern booth, business suit bonfire and homemade snow cannons! bonus: open bar 9-10pm. gowanus ballrooom, $10 before 11pm, $20 after, $15 with rsvp.
9pm (thru sat): the house of yes ‘xmas spectacular: xmas around the world’ promises strong language, drug references, nudity (full frontal, male and female), racial profiling, strobes… fun! $20+. (more…)
fri-sat: the doomsday film festival = 2 days of screenings (a boy and his dog, night of the comet, testament, hardware, more) and panels (paul ‘i wrote taxi driver’ schrader, wired’s kirs alexander, time out’s joshua rothkopf, more) on the theme of the end of days. spectacle theater (williamsburg), $8/program.
5pm-3am (thru Saturday):Puppets Jazz Bar (South Park Slope) is facing the possibility they may have to close their doors. help to keep them open at this two-day fundraiser. no cover, pay what you can. (more…)
Thru 9/12: Exhibition of 50 of Andy Warhol’s late paintings includes artwork from his Last Supper series and his collaborations with Basquiat. Plus, curator Joseph Ketner lecture/q+a Sat 2pm. Brooklyn Museum, $10.
2, 6pm: King Lou Reed and Queen Laurie Anderson join the procession down Coney’s Surf Ave for the 27th Annual Mermaid Parade (free). Stay ’til 6pm to get your minor league baseball fix for a fraction of the cost of the majors at the Brooklyn Cyclones first home game ($8-16). Bonus: fireworks! (more…)