thru 4/17: the 5th annual congress of curious peoples = 10 days of performances, exhibitions and films by sideshow artists. opening night gets started with the induction of new members of the sideshow hall of fame. coney island, $5-10/event.
8pm (+ sun @ 3pm): the brooklyn symphony orchestra performs selections by rossini, puccini, more with the grace + spiritus chorale of brooklyn. st. ann’s church (brooklyn heights), free ($15 sugg. don.).
8pm: the string orchestra of brooklyn perform the works of brahms, tchaikovsky and shoenberg at the brooklyn conservatory. all proceeds benefit japan society’s earthquake relief fund. $10.
11pm: nerds + burlesque = nerdlesque. followed by strip taboo! the brick, $10.
thru 4/30: brooklyn public library offers amnesty deal on overdue books.