7pm (thru 9/29): doc. strongman, about stanley ‘stanless steel’ pleskun, the strongest man in the world at bending steel and metal. stan and director zachary levy in person tonight. brooklyn heights cinema, $10.
8pm: house of yes’s epic skybox aerial and variety show features refugees from vegas, trannies from broadway, real live musicians and 3-d dancing girls. $10.
thru sun: the annual dumbo arts festival features indoor and outdoor exhibitions, open studios, literary events, performances. free.
thru sun: 90+ chorerographers and dance companies perform at the 11th annual dumbo dance fesival. white wave, brooklyn bridge park and fulton ferry landing. free/$10 sugg. don.
thru sun: the 11th annual coney island film festival screens flicks (including the warriors) at sideshows by the seashore, the new york aquarium, and the coney island museum. $6+.
get free admission for two to museums during smithsonian magazine museum day — brooklyn museum, intrepid, morgan library + museum, rubin museum of art, the skyscraper museum, new york and brooklyn historical society, more (registration req’d).
8pm: comediennes arden myrin and lisa delarios get their always fun ‘party machine‘ on at union hall. tonight: guilia rozzi, jared logan, chaz kangus, matt mccarthy, joe mande and adira amram + the experience. $5.
2-6pm: 20 competitors bring their best to huckleberry bar’s first annual sangria competition. $10 to judge/sample.
2-7pm: more than 20 writers and comic artists show their work at the third instalment of pete’s mini zine fest. pete’s candy store, free.
8pm: taste pies sweet and savory at bubby’s brooklyn’s 8th annual brooklyn pie social. $5 and a homemade pie get you in.