When I was just a wee brokester, the only free Christmas week entertainment available involved taking another tour through the Babbage’s at Ye Olde Ocean County Mall, test driving the new Super Nintendo game you didn’t get for Christmas. You kids in Brooklyn have it a lot better: next Thursday, BAM is treating you to free movies for the holidays. You can chose from two movies, complete with free popcorn and soda: Spike Lee’s Crooklyn or Gina Prince-Blythwood’s Love and Basketball. Both beat being forced to see New Year’s Eve with your parents. Teens can pick up tickets starting at 10am Dec. 29.
The Lower East Side's Metrograph is hosting a Bed-Stuy themed film series in honor of the release of a new memoir about making rent in the neighborhood.
Be boggled at a breakdance battle, swing around at a square dance, bow down to Queen Bey, and more ways to get yourself movin' this weekend.
Of all the free outdoor movie series in Brooklyn every summer, the one at Fort Greene’s Habana Outpost (757 Fulton St.) remains my personal...