Weekend and beyond: Pie contest, Betty Davis tribute, 60-foot ant on display

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Opening: Documentary ‘Soundtrack for a Revolution‘ follows the civil rights movement through its music. Featuring performances by John Legend, Joss Stone, The Roots, more. BAM, $12.

7pm: Nick Flynn (Another Bullshit Night in Suck City) reads from his new The Ticking Is The Bomb @ Book Court, free.

6pm: Pie! Folks from Chopped and The Next Iron Chef join the judging at the 3rd Annual Brooklyn Pie Contest (to Benefit BK Farmyards) @ K&M Bar. $5 to eat, free to enter with a pie.

6-9pm: Opening reception for artist Xavier Roux’s 60-foot long sculpture of an ant, symbolizing the trains transporting Nazi victims to concentration camps. The Invisible Dog, free.

7pm: Spoon lead singer Britt Daniel gives a solo acoustic performance @ Sound Fix, free

9pm: Couldn’t get Lady Ga Ga tickets? Heloise & The Savoir Faire will getcha dancing plenty good @ Brooklyn Bowl. Free with RSVP

8pm: Multimedia tribute to Miles Davis’s ex-wife, muse, and badass funkstress Betty Mabry Davis @ Littlefield, $10

9pm: Bring your random knowledge to the Sackett for its first ever bar trivia night. Winners get free rounds and a $30 bar tab.

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