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Sneak over to Industry
City for a free
screening of Rian
“Knives Out,” featuring
a murdered patriarch,
a house full of
suspects, and Chris
Evans’s sweater. If
you’ve seen it before,
you can download
the director’s commentary
catch it with a whole
8 pm at the Industry City
Factory Floor (268 36th St.
between Second and
Third avenues, Sunset
Celebrate one of
Brooklyn’s great bars
by raising cash to finish
“Why Farrell’s?” a
the iconic Windsor
Terrace saloon, open
since 1933. It will feature
clips from the
upcoming film, a talk
from the documentarians,
and an chance to
bid on authentic Farrell’s
7 pm at Shepherd’s Hall
(245 Prospect Park West
between Windsor Place
and Prospect Avenue in
Windsor Terrace, www.
whyfarrells.com). $35 ($30
In their Cups
Sunday marks the
end of New York City
Beer Week, and you
can meet every
brewer in town at the
Ruppert’s Cup ceremony
and brunch. A
special beer from
each brewery will be
on tap on the serveyourself
wall, so you
can sample them
each and then vote
for who deserves to
win the prestigious
Noon–2 pm at Randolph
Beer Dumbo 82 Prospect
St. between Pearl and Jay
streets in Dumbo, (646)
singer Macy Gray has
released nine albums
since her 1999 megahit
“I Try,” with new
up on each. Tonight’s
stop at Brooklyn
Bowl will feature
highlights from her
long career. Newcomer
8 pm at Brooklyn Bowl 61
Wythe Ave. between N.
11th and N. 12th streets in
Williamsburg, (718) 963–
com. $30 ($27 in
Step into the future at
Teknopolis 2020, the
Brooklyn Academy of
Music’s annual celebration
include a mirror
that reflects the
viewer in the style of
various painters, a
game of “light pong,”
and air guitars you
can actually play.
7 pm at BAM Fisher (321
Ashland Pl. between
Hanson Place and
Lafayette Avenue in Fort
$45 ($18–$25 kids).
FRI, FEB. 28
TALK, PICTURING MENTAL HEALTH:
A conversation with photographers
who live with mental health illness
and distress and how their struggle
affects their work. 7 pm. $5 suggested
donation. BKC, 736 Bushwick
Ave. at Lawton Street, Bushwick.
(857) 234–0413. seeingcollective.
NIGHTLIFE, TRIVIA NIGHT: A night of
fun, food and trivia from High Voltage
Productions. 7 pm. $25. Beyond
at Liberty View, 850 Third Ave. at
30th Street, Sunset Park. bedbathandbeyond.
ART, “THE SUN IS TALKING” OPENING
RECEPTION: Brooklyn artist
Bailey Elder displays her paintings.
7 pm. Free. Mexican Summer, 201
Franklin St. between Freeman and
Green streets, Greenpoint.
DANCE, COUNTERPOINTE 8: Six
female choreographers teamed up
with six female visual artists to create
an evening of new performances.
7:30 pm. $25 ($20 seniors and students).
Actors Fund Arts Center, 160
Schermerhorn St. between Hoyt and
Smith Streets, Downtown. smithstreetstage.
MUSIC, THE DOWNTOWN BROOKLYN
CHAMBER MUSIC FESTIVAL:
Bach’s double violin concerto. 7:30
pm. Free (donations appreciated).
Saints Constantine and Helen Greek
Orthodox Cathedral, 64 Schermerhorn
St. between Court Street and
Boerum Place, Downtown. stconstantinecathedral.
FILM, “KNIVES OUT”: A free screening
of the Oscar-snubbed murder mystery
with an all-star cast. 8 pm. Free.
Industry City Factory Floor, 268 36th
St. between Second and Third avenues,
Sunset Park. industrycity.com.
MUSIC, THE OCEAN BLUE: The
dreampop band plays with opening
acts Tallies and Dinowalrus. 8:30 pm.
$20. Bell House, 149 Seventh St. at
Third Avenue. (718) 643–6510. thebellhouseny.
NIGHTLIFE, BANDS, BEATS, AND
BUTTON MASHING: Indie rock
band Choirgirl plays in an arcade,
followed by DJ MuZach. 9 pm. $12
($10 in advance). Wonderville, 1186
Broadway between Lafayette Avenue
and Van Buren Street, Bushwick.
School Auditorium, 5902 Sixth Ave.
at 60th Street, Sunset Park. (718)
MUSIC, CONEY ISLAND MUSIC AND
BEER PAIRINGS: The Brewery hosts
four bands, each with a recommended
beer. Featuring Hegazy, the
Applecores, St. Sparks, and J. Santi
& BK Sound. 4 pm. Free. Coney
Island Brewing Company, 1904 Surf
Ave. at W. 17th Street. coneyislandbeer.
FILM, LUSTER OF BUSTER KEATON:
A discussion and screening of short
Buster Keaton fi lms. 4:30 pm. Free.
The Way Station, 683 Washington
Ave. between St. Marks Avenue and
Prospect Place, Prospect Heights.
(718) 627–4949. waystationbk.com.
DANCE, ALDEN MOVES DANCE
THEATER’S 5TH ANNIVERSARY
EVENT: A fashion show that celebrates
the work of the Brooklynbased
dance company and school,
followed by a reception with food,
drinks, and karaoke. 4:30 pm. Free.
Alden Moves Dance Theater, 1203
Church Ave. at Westminister Road,
Prospect Park South. (347) 365–
ART, “HAUNTINGS” OPENING RECEPTION:
A three-person exhibition
features paintings by Barbara Friedman,
videos and drawings by Jillian
McDonald, and mixed media works
by Marigold Santos, all dealing with
phantom fi gures. 5:30 pm. Free.
FiveMyles, 558 St. John’s Place between
Classon and Franklin avenues.
(718) 783–4438. fi vemyles.org.
COMEDY, REGISTERED STAND-UP
COMEDIAN: Martin Urbano hosts
his fi rst solo comedy performance.
7 pm. $8. Union Hall, 702 Union St.
at Fifth Avenue. (718) 638–4400.
FILM, “WHY FARRELL’S?” FUNDRAISER:
See clips from the upcoming
documentary about the Windsor
Terrace bar, join a raffl e, and buy
See 9 DAYS on page 8
SAT, FEB. 29
FAMILY, JACK AND THE BEANSTALK:
Gallery Players hosts an interactive
musical performance of “Jack
and the Beanstalk.” 11 am. $8 per
person. Gallery Players, 199 14th St.
between Fourth and Fifth avenues,
Park Slope. (212) 352–3101. galleryplayers.
FAMILY, THE MUSIC OF FLEETWOOD
MAC FOR KIDS: The Rock and Roll
Playhouse plays Fleetwood Mac. 11
am. $14 ($12 in advance). Brooklyn
Bowl, 61 Wythe Ave. between N.
11th and N. 12th streets, Williamsburg.
(646) 560–0065. therockandrollplayhouse.
FAMILY, INDOOR BLOCK PARTY: An
indoor street festival for kids, featuring
Pokemon, Beyblade, soccer
shots, and a summer camp fair for
parents. 11 am. Free. City Point, 445
Albee Square West between Fulton
and Willoughby streets, Downtown.
(718) 513–2547. drafthouse.com/nyc.
MUSIC, BROADWAY ROCK FOR
KIDS: The Rock and Roll Playhouse
brings singers and musicians from
Broadway to play for kids. 12:30 pm.
Free. Industry City, 274 36th Street
between Second and Third Avenues.
(646) 560–0065. therockandrollplayhouse.
ART, FASTELAVN 2020: Scandinavian
East Coast Museum hosts Danish
Mardis Gras celebration. 1 pm. $40.
Vesuvio, 7305 Third Ave. at 73rd St.
Bay Ridge. (718) 745–0222. vesuviobayridge.
THEATER, “VANYA AND SONIA AND
MASHA AND SPIKE”: A play by
Christopher Durang about the relationship
between three middle aged
siblings with very different life paths.
2 pm. $25 (seniors $20). Gallery Players,
199 14th St. between Fourth
and Fifth avenues, Park Slope. (212)
MUSIC, REGINA OPERA’S GOLDEN
JUBILEE CONCERT: The company
celebrates its 50th anniversary by
performing a one-act comedic
opera, followed by opera excerpts
by Verdi. 3 pm. $25 ($20 seniors; $5
teens). Our Lady of Perpetual Help
Photo by Shervin Lainez