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NINE DAYS IN BROOKLYN
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Long live the queen: The cast of “Queen of Hearts” crowns a new
monarch in the opulent burlesque show loosely based on “Alice
in Wonderland,” playing in Bushwick through Nov. 2.
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Start your weekend
with Brooklyn’s best
Oktoberfest party, at
the Black Forest bierhalle
in Fort Greene!
The bar’s Bavarian
owners, Ayana and
Tobias Holler, will
have a keg-tapping
ceremony to pour
everyone a free beer,
and the Slavic Soul
Party will ooompah it
up all night!
9 pm at Black Forest Fort
Greene 733 Fulton St.
between S. Elliot Place
and S. Portland Avenue in
Fort Greene, (718) 935–
The Downtown Arts
Festival will fill an
open plaza in Fort
Greene with dancers,
music, and film all
highlights include a
class with the Mark
Morris Dance Group
at 3 pm, music from
the Asphalt Orchestra
(pictured) at 4:30
pm, and a screening
of the Spike Lee joint
“Crooklyn” at 6:55
11 am–8 pm at the Plaza
at 300 Ashland (300
Ashland Pl. at Lafayette
Avenue in Fort Greene,
The Halloween season
has begun! Get
in the spooky spirit at
event, when its most
elaborate 19th century
be open to the public.
Peek at the usually
stained glass windows
tombs while docents
explain the history of
Noon–4 pm at Green-
Wood Cemetery (Fifth
Avenue at 25th Street in
Talk 2 us
Tired of stories that
ramble on? The Way
Station’s monthly storytelling
Short 2 Suck” only
gives each speaker
two minutes to get
through their story,
so at least it is over
quickly. This week,
you can hear Brooklyn
Paper’s arts editor
reveal some his
8:30 pm at the Way
Station 683 Washington
Ave. between Prospect
and St. Marks places in
Prospect Heights, (347)
Z is for
Catch the extremely
limited release of the
Nyong’o as a kindergarten
has to protect her
kids from a zombie
screening will be followed
by a livestreamed
with the filmmaker.
8 pm at Alamo
Drafthouse Cinema 445
Albee Square West
between Fulton and
Downtown, (718) 513–
FRI, OCT. 4
READING, FELICIA DAY: The Internet
star reads from her book “You’re
Never Weird on the Internet (Almost).”
$20. 7:30 pm. St. John’s
Lutheran Church (155 Milton St. in
MUSIC, ENSEMBLE / PARALLAX: The
cutting-edge music and multimedia
group performs Italian works from
the 16th century, alongside a piece
of multimedia video art that reacts
to the music. $25. 7:30 pm. National
Sawdust 80 N. Sixth St. at Wythe
Avenue in Williamsburg, (646) 779–
THEATER, WHY?: Peter Brook directs
this work tackling existential questions
about theater. $90–$110. 7:30
pm. Theatre for a New Audience, Polonsky
Shakespeare Center 262 Ashland
Pl. between Fulton Street and
Lafayette Avenue in Fort Greene,
(212) 229–2819, www.tfana.org.
NIGHTLIFE, “QUEEN OF HEARTS”:
An extravagantly baroque burlesque
show loosely inspired by “Alice in
Wonderland.” $85–$155. 8 pm.
Company XIV 383 Troutman St. between
Wyckoff and Irving avenues
in Bushwick, (866) 811–4111, www.
MUSIC, OPERA ON TAP: Music inspired
by Autumn. Free. 8 pm.
Barbes (376 Ninth Street at Sixth
Avenue in Park Slope, www.barbesbrooklyn.
MUSIC, THE SUN TOO CLOSE TO THE
EARTH: A new work for an electric
guitar ensemble by composer Rhys
Chatham. $25. 8 pm. Issue Project
Room 22 Boerum Pl. at Livingston
Street in Downtown, (718) 330–
THEATER, “THE LAST NIGHT OF
BALLYHOO”: A comedy-drama
about a Jewish family in Atlanta high
society in 1939. $20. 8 pm. Heights
Players 26 Willow Pl. between Joralemon
and State streets in Brooklyn
Heights, (718) 237–2752, www.
FILM, SHORTIE FILM FESTIVAL: A
two-day festival of short fi lms. Free.
8–11 pm. ASI Studios 110 Waterbury
St. at Ten Eyck Street in Williamsburg,
(917) 444–6559, www.shortiefi
NIGHTLIFE, RAVE OF THRONES: DJ
NIGHTLIFE, “QUEEN OF HEARTS”: 5
pm and 10 pm. See Friday, Oct. 4.
NIGHTLIFE, EDNA VAZQUEZ: 5 pm.
Brooklyn Museum 200 Eastern
Pkwy. at Washington Avenue in
Prospect Heights, (718) 638–5000,
COMEDY, NICK CAVE’S BAR AND
OTHER TALES: Aug Stone discusses
his failed trip to fi nd a bar in Berlin,
followed by tales from four other
comedians. $5 suggested donation.
6 pm. Pete’s Candy Store 709
Lorimer St. at Richardson Street in
Williamsburg, (718) 302–3770, www.
FILM, NYC 2 PARIS INTERNATIONAL
FILM FESTIVAL: A selection of
short fi lms screening in Brooklyn
and Paris, with an awards ceremony
after the fi nal show. $10. 6 pm and
8:30 pm. Film Noir Cinema 122
Meserole Ave. at Leonard Street in
Greenpoint, (718) 389–5773, www.
MUSIC, PARTY OF THE YEAR: Musician
Ted Francis launches his new
single “Babie” with an art party,
featuring the Artwell Creative; hoodies
from Clockwork NY, and DJ Will
da Thrill. Free. 7–11 pm. Brooklyn
Bridge Bistro (63 Tillary St. between
Adams and Jay streets in Downtown),
TALK, TRUE CRIME OBSESSED: A
live taping of the podcast, focusing
on “Missing Maura Murray.” $30
($75 VIP). 7 pm. The Bell House (149
Seventh St. at Third Avenue in Gowanus),
MUSIC, PARK SLOPE CHAMBER
PLAYERS: This concert highlights
works by Mozart, Kummer, and new
works by Carlos Pavan. $20. 7:30
pm. Spoke The Hub (748 Union St.
between Fifth and Sixth avenues in
Park Slope), www.spokethehub.org.
MUSIC, THE SUN TOO CLOSE TO
THE EARTH: 8 pm. See Friday, Oct.
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Kristian Nairn, also known as Hodor
from “Game of Thrones” spins at
this dance party. $20–$30. 9 pm–4
am. Schimanski (54 North 11th St.
between Kent and Wythe Avenues
in Williamsburg), www.schimanskinyc.
SAT, OCT. 5
TEAL WELLNESS WEEKEND: An event
to raise awareness for ovarian cancer,
with no-cost mammograms, an
oral cancer workshop, and a cooking
demo. Free. 9 am–1 pm. TEAL Community
Center 533 16th St. in Park
Slope, (917) 310–4835, www.telleveryamazinglady.
TALK, HOUSING RESOURCE FAIR:
Seminars for homeowners, home
buyers, tenants and veterans, including
fi rst-time homebuying, how to
apply for affordable housing lotteries,
and tenants’ rights under the
new rent laws, and lots of free information
from government agencies.
Free. 10 am–3 pm. Ditmas Junior
High School (700 Cortelyou Rd. at E.
Seventh Street in Kensington), www.
TOUR, NORTH BROOKLYN BOAT
CLUB PUBLIC PADDLE: Take a
canoe tour with views of Manhattan,
tasty beverages, and snacks on
hand. Free. Noon–4 pm. Mase Park
(1205 Manhattan Ave. at Newtown
Creek in Greenpoint), www.northbrooklynboatclub.
TALK, PUTTING THE FARM TO BED:
Farmer Zach leads you through endof
season tasks to make sure your
garden has a restful winter, including
seed saving and winterizing a
beehive. Free. Noon–2 pm. Wyckoff
House Museum (5816 Clarendon Rd.
at Ditmas Avenue in East Flatbush).
ART, “FALL IN, FALL OUT”: The Brooklyn
Waterfront Artists Coalition
displays work by its members that
tries to defi ne their worlds as life falls
in and falls out before them. Also
featuring the exhibits “Color,” and
“Spatial Relations.”” Free. 1–6 pm.
Brooklyn Waterfront Artists Coalition
499 Van Brunt St., near Reed
Street in Red Hook, (718) 596–2506,
MARKET, ART MARKET 4 REPRODUCTIVE
JUSTICE: A market with
handmade and vintage items for
sale, a raffl e, drinks, and snacks. A
portion of the event’s proceeds benefi
t Planned Parenthood NYC. Free.
1–6 pm. 664 Bergen St. between
Vanderbilt and Underhill avenue in
Prospect Heights, (516) 880–4986.
Mark Shelby Perry