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NINE DAYS IN BROOKLYN
Gather ‘round: The St. Petersburg Ballet Theatre’s elaborately costumed ballet “Swan Lake,”
starring Irina Kolesnikova in the lead role of Odette-Odile, will play the Brooklyn Academy of
Music on Feb. 15 and 16.
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The drag collective
Switch ‘n’ Play takes
venue National Sawdust
tonight to celebrate
the children of
the night, at its
annual “Vamp” show.
Seats have already
sold out for this evening
but true fans
of fangs can still get
9 pm at National Sawdust
(80 N. Sixth St. at Wythe
Avenue in Williamsburg,
(646) 779–8455, nationalsawdust.
Catch the biggest
night in film on the
big screen! Head to
Park to watch the
Academy Awards at
the “Ultra Mega
Oscars 2020” show.
Dress for the red carpet,
night will feature a
photo booth, along
with giveaways and
food and drink specials.
7:30 pm at Nitehawk
Prospect Park (188
Prospect Park West at
14th Street in Park Slope,
prospectpark). $30 food
You want to see a
musical, but you also
want to go out drinking
— so combine the
two at the immersive
musical “Ybor City,”
playing tonight at the
Rustik Tavern! The
play uses union rally
songs, Latin music,
and choral music to
tell a story about
among cigar factory
workers in 1918 Florida.
7 pm at Rustik Tavern 471
Dekalb Ave. between
Kent and Franklin avenues
(718) 213–8885, www.
Free ($20 reserved seating).
Kehinde Wiley will
race, painting, and
the Museum’s current
Louis David Meets
Kehinde Wiley,” which
pairs his portrait of a
modern day black
man astride a horse
(pictured) with the
19th century painting
of Napoleon that
7 pm at Brooklyn Museum
200 Eastern Pkwy. at
Washington Avenue in
Prospect Heights, (718)
A lot of people slept
on the film “Hustlers”
earlier this year, but
with J. Lo’s Super
fresh in everyone’s
mind, this free
screening is the perfect
time to catch up.
Jennifer Lopez leads
a fantastic cast —
including Cardi B,
Lizzo, and Constance
Wu — in this tale of
strippers who run a
scam on their wealthy
Wall Street clients.
7 pm at Industry City
Factory Floor (268 36th St.
between Second and
Third avenues in Sunset
FRI, FEB. 7
WE ASSEMBLED: An evening of
music and words to support our
immigrant neighbors. Featuring
musical guest Lucy Wainwright
Roche, artist and illustrator Megan
Piotkowski, poets Sarah Riggs and
Omar Berrada, and NY Times journalist
Tracy Tullis. 7 pm. $10 donation
requested. Acme Hall Studio,
435 Ninth St. at Seventh Avenue,
Park Slope. (929) 265-ACME. getorganizedbk.
THEATER, THE GOOD SOUL OF
SETZUAN: Bertolt Brecht’s fable
about a trying to remain a good
person in a corrupt world. 7:30 pm.
$35 ($25 seniors and students).
Irondale Center, 85 S. Oxford St. at
Lafayette Avenue. (718) 488–9233.
MUSIC, LIFT EVERY VOICE: A song
recital featuring art songs and
spirituals by 10 brilliant African
American composers from the
last century. 7:30 pm. $10–$15.
First Unitarian Church Chapel, 119
Pierrepont St. at Monroe Place,
Brooklyn Heights. (570) 768–1283.
THEATER, OUR LADY OF 121ST
STREET: The Heights Players present
a dark comedy set at a funeral
home, where the body of a beloved
nun and community activist
has been stolen from the viewing
room. 8 pm. $20. Heights Players,
26 Willow Pl. between Joralemon
and State streets. (718) 237–2752.
NIGHTLIFE, PROJECT PARLOR
GRAND RE-OPENING CELEBRATION:
The 10-year-old bar returns
with a new wood fl oor, a fresh paint
job, and many other changes. With
disk jockeys and drink specials. 8
pm. Free. Project Parlor, 742 Myrtle
Ave. between Sanford Street and
Nostrand Avenue. www.projectparlor.
FILM, PARASITE: Director Bong Joon
Ho’s acclaimed drama about the
relationship between two families.
Part of the Industry City Pop-Up
Cinema Series. 8 pm. Free. Industry
City Factory Floor, 268 36th St. between
Second and Third avenues,
Sunset Park. industrycity.com.
NIGHTLIFE, MOMMIE DEAREST
BATTLE: Watch old school graffi ti
artists tag/battle live for bragging
rights. With music, drinks, food,
games, and activities. 3 pm. $5.
Legion Lighting Factory, 221 Glenmore
Ave. at Van Sinderen Avenue,
Brownsville. (917) 873–1767. smashindustries.
ART, CONCRETE CATHEDRALS BY
KAVES, OPENING RECEPTION:
Brooklyn graffi ti artist Kaves presents
a new body of work. 5 pm.
Free. Court Tree Gallery, 51 35th
St. between Second and Third avenues,
second fl oor, Sunset Park.
(718) 422–7806. courttree.com.
FUND-RAISER, A-MUSE BOUCHE
GALA: The Muse circus school
hosts its second annual gala, with
live performances, a vegan dinner,
silent and live auctions, followed by
a dance party. 1920’s attire encouraged.
7 pm. $25–$60. The Muse,
350 Moffat St. between Irving and
Knickerbocker avenues, Bushwick.
(929) 400–1678. themusebrooklyn.
THEATER, THE GOOD SOUL OF SETZUAN:
7:30 pm. See Feb. 7.
THEATER, OUR LADY OF 121ST
STREET: 8 pm. See Feb. 7.
See 9 DAYS on page 8
DRAG DANCE PARTY: A weekly
Friday night free drag show with
hosts Sassy Frass and Misty
Meaner! 11 pm. Free. The Graham,
151 Meserole St. at Graham Avenue,
SAT, FEB. 8
FAMILY, NEW YORK FAMILY CAMP
FAIR – COBBLE HILL: Find the
best camp for your child by browsing
various options and meeting
dozens of camp directors along
with experts from the American
Camp Association at the Camp Fair.
Free, HEART-HEALTHY WELLNESS
AND FITNESS EVENT: A physical
fi tness session and a mental fi tness
workshop to keep your body, brain
and emotional health in shape!
RSVP required at rsvp@amidacareny.
org. Noon. Free. PS 21 Crispus
Attucks School, 180 Chauncey
St. at Patchen Avenue, Bedford–
Stuyvesant. (646) 757–7052. amidacareny.
MARKET, VALENTINE’S DAY MARKET
HOSTED BY COOTIES ZINE:
A gift market with local vendors,
music, drinks, raffl es, and more. 1
pm. Free. New Women Space, 188
Woodpoint Rd. at Skillman Avenue,
ART, ART MARKET 4 REPRODUCTIVE
JUSTICE: Say “I love you”
by supporting local artists and
shopping small! A raffl e will benefi t
National Advocates for Pregnant
Women. 1 pm. Free. 664 Bergen,
664 Bergen St. between Vanderbilt
and Underhill avenues, Prospect
Heights. (516) 880–4986.
Free, TAX TIPS FOR FREELANCERS:
Learn about writing off business
expenses, the home offi ce deduction,
and setting up quarterly tax
payments. 3 pm. Free. Brooklyn
Coop, 834 Dekalb Ave. at Throop
Avenue, Bedford–Stuyvesant. (718)
418–8232 x2112. brooklyn.coop.
ART, GOLDEN GAUNTLET GRAFFITI
Photo by Vladimir Zenzinov