Prince vs. Bowie DJ Battle, and 16 ways to spend your weekend

He will die for you, if you dance for him instead of Bowie.
He will die for you, if you dance for him instead of Bowie.

1. The 15th Annual TromaDance Film Festival features uplifting titles like “Christmas Eve Pet Massacre,” “Deadly Coitus,” “Friday Night Blood Ritual,” and “Play Dead, Grandpa.” (Friday-Saturday)

2. Resist queer assimilation this pride weekend at Riot: A Radical Queer Pride Fantasy. (Friday)

3. Nothing compares 2 a Prince vs. David Bowie DJ battle, so let’s dance. (Friday)

4. The sticky nights of summer are the perfect time for your to wear your ten-pound LED helmet, so check out this Daft Punk tribute party and show that headgear off. (Friday)

5. We’re not sure how a Heavy Metal Laser Plane flies, but hopefully one of the comedians in their lineup has an answer. (Friday)

6. Feel all smart and literate with Billy Shakes’ As You Like It at Prospect Park. (Friday-Sunday)

7. Luciano and Sandra St. Victor bring reggae and R&B to Celebrate Brooklyn. (Saturday)

8. The Diamond’s Bartenders’ Sidewalk Sale has just about everything you’d want and the proceeds go to the Greenpoint YMCA Annual Campaign.  (Saturday)

9. Glasslands presents Movement, Glass Gang and Patience. (Saturday)

10. Celebrate the innovation behind canned craft beer at Covenhoven’s Beach Party Can Jam. (Saturday)

11. Grand Street Block Party has live music, live screenprinting, and plenty of food. (Saturday)

12. Morgan Avenue Underground has something for every kind of femme at this film screening with special performances. (Saturday)

13. Try not to stain your best white clothes at the PopUp Dinner Brooklyn. (Saturday)

14. The World Cup knockout games are this weekend. Release your inner diehard fair-weather soccer fan at the DUMBO Archway screenings. (Saturday-Sunday)

15. Here’s a yacht party where you won’t have to fear getting mauled by Rockaway’s great white sharks. (Sunday)

16. Hey Queen! is the proudest boat party on all the land. (Sunday)

17. Kreyolfest is a chance to see some of the biggest names in Haitian music, even if your konpa dancing could use some work. (Sunday)

18. Get all the thrift store clothes you can stuff in a sack for just $25 at the Underground Thrift Store’s sack sale (Sunday)

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