This weekend: Mermaid Parade, BK Salsa launch, Fame under the stars

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FRIDAY
Thru 9/12:
Exhibition of 50 of Andy Warhol’s late paintings includes artwork from his Last Supper series and his collaborations with Basquiat. Plus, curator Joseph Ketner lecture/q+a Sat 2pm. Brooklyn Museum, $10.

SATURDAY
2, 6pm:
King Lou Reed and Queen Laurie Anderson join the procession down Coney’s Surf Ave for the 27th Annual Mermaid Parade (free). Stay ’til 6pm to get your minor league baseball fix for a fraction of the cost of the majors at the Brooklyn Cyclones first home game ($8-16). Bonus: fireworks!

7:30pm: Musicians celebrate the 40th anniversary Miles Davis’ seminal album, Bitches Brew. Prospect Park Bandshell, $3 suggested donation.

8pm: Brooklyn Salsa Company launch party! $2/3 Brooklyn brew, live music from The Rassle, Naam and Boomclique. Party Expo (929 Broadway), $2 cover.

SUNDAY
12-4pm:
Jupiter’s Motorcycles (the only motorcycle rental company in NYC) hosts a BBQ with free Brooklyn brew and hot dogs (veggie and meat), tunes by Black and Gold record shop, plus 15% off any rental this month. Vrooom!

4:30, 8pm: The BAM CinemaFEST concludes with Dublin’s 3epkano performing an original live score to G.W. Pabst’s Diary of a Lost Girl, starring Louise Brooks. Closing party after 8pm screening. $19.

Sundown: Sing the body electric at Habana Outpost’s outdoor screening of Fame, free.

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