This weekend: Hobo’s paradise, Mission of Burma, hair fair

all day:
crop to cup opens a new gowanus location (3rd ave at 13th st), offers half-price drinks

6-9pm: the farm city chautauqua launch party features free samplings of wine, beer, kombucha + small plates. 61 local (61 bergen st, bk), free.

7:30pm: authors anna jarzab (all unquiet things), lauren oliver (nyt best-seller, before i fall), and leila sales (mostly good girls) dish on life in the trenches of teen writing and the reasons ya is not just for kids. word, free.

8pm: so-cal’s the muffs rock the bell house $13 adv, $15 dos

: boston post-punkers mission of burma and brooklyn duo buke + gass do bell house, $20

9pm-late: tune your banjos and head to ‘big rock candy mountain: a hobo’s paradise.’ free whiskey fountain till 10pm, performances by the woes + mickey western, more. hobo madness. 169 spencer st. (at willoughby), $10.

: cabinet magazine’s ‘fair for knowledge: hair‘: learn everything you ever wanted to know about hair, from the hair-plucking tendencies of captive animals to mary magdalene’s hair as described in the bible. brooklyn flea, free.

classes are filling fast for february’s ‘semester’ at brooklyn brainery (super-easy vegetarian food, making ginger ale, hand sewing and mending, beekeeping, kimchi, more!). $5-35.

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