A drag odyssey, 17 other ways to sail through the weekend

Come aboard, sailor. via Flickr user Kevin Coles
Come aboard, sailor. via Flickr user Kevin Coles

1. Join the (cross-dressing) lotus eaters in Coney Island at Switch & Play’s Odragyssey. (Friday, $15)

2. Run away to Industry City for Rooftop Films’ 19th season opener, showcasing a series of short films about cinematic escapes. (Friday, $15)

3. Cringe through Lynn Bixenspan and Morgan Pielli’s Relationshit, where comedians tell relationship stories and then get advice from therapists right there on stage. (Friday, $8)

4. Come one, come all, step right up to the Gowanus Circus 3rd Anniversary Show. (Friday, $15)

5. Learn about opera’s drunken blue-collar period, the birth of NYC tabloids, and how to read a cat’s CAT scan at Nerd Nite. (Friday, $10)

6. Did you even know Wallabout is a Brooklyn neighborhood? Check out open studios there—and in Ft. Greene, Bed-Stuy, and Clinton Hill—during the SONYA Art Walk. (Saturday & Sunday, FREE)

7. Explore bizarre wonders like a Robotic Church and the Islands of Undesirables during Obscura Day. (Saturday, prices vary)

8. Do some good for the youths at the Inspiring Young Minds summer social & fundraiser. (Saturday, donations encouraged)

9. Try to keep up with the whirlwind of performers—a brass band, a bevy of aerialists, a 50-woman drumming troupe—at the Brooklyn Spaces book launch. (Saturday, $10 suggested)

10. Go cyberbananas at NYC Resistor’s interactive art show, which promises to include robots. (Saturday, $15)

11. Lose your breath with Cellist Inbal Segev’s immersive multimedia performance of “Legend of Sigh.” (Saturday, $15)

12. Get nostalgic as Secret Project Robot celebrates 10 years of making art, culture, and music happen in Brooklyn. (Saturday, FREE)

13. Gorge on tacos to decide which is the yummiest at the Royal Palms Taco Takedown. (Sunday, $20)

14. Think deeply—but not too deeply—at FiveMyles’ multimedia performance event Introspective Mega Fluff. (Sunday, FREE)

15. The Bell House is hosting damn near all the comedians, including Wyatt Cenac, Jermaine Fowler and Michelle Wolf, at the Vulture Festival’s Comedy Night. (Sunday, $20)

16. Bring knitting needles for an evening of musical comedy with the Undone Sweaters, Adira Amram and the Experience, and Reformed Whores. (Sunday, $5)

17. Prepare your best verse for the Bay Ridge Poets Society. (Sunday, FREE)

18. The Macaulay Culkin Show hopes you have the time of your life at their comedy prom featuring John Early, Greg Barris, Jena Friedman, and many more. (Sunday, $5)

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