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NINE DAYS IN BROOKLYN
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Defying gravity: The characters in “32 rue Vandenbranden,” playing
at the Brooklyn Academy of Music Nov. 20–23, float across the
stage in a show that combines dance, theatre, music, and a sideshow
contortion act with Japanese legends.
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Sneak out of work for
an early evening concert
session from Alsarah
and the Nubatones
at the Brooklyn Historical
Brooklyn beats with
to create “East African
retro-pop,” in a
show peppered with
stories about growing
up Muslim in
6:30 pm at Brooklyn
Historical Society 128
Pierrepont St. at Clinton
Street in Brooklyn
Heights, (718) 222–4111,
As you wish
Celebrate one of the
best fantasy films of
the ’80s at “The Princess
Bride: An Inconceivable
Cary Elwes,” featuring
a screening of the
movie, followed by a
discussion with the
behind the Dread
Pirate Roberts, as he
other secrets from
the making of the film.
7:30 pm at the Kings
Theatre (1027 Flatbush
Ave. between Tilden
Avenue and Duryea Place
in Flatbush, www.kingstheatre.
As a general rule, we
are opposed to
Thanksgiving — but
we will make an
exception for “A
Charlie Brown Christmas,”
live adaptation of the
classic animated special,
booth, Snoopy’s dog
house, and Charlie
Brown’s pathetic little
2 pm at On Stage at
Oriental Blvd. at Oxford
Street in Manhattan
Beach, (718) 368–5596,
Catch a sneak peek
at Regina Opera’s
“Carmen,” the classic
tale about a beautiful
gypsy woman who
drives a solider mad
Tonight’s free show
will feature the full
cast, with costumes,
elaborate sets, and
but with piano
instead of the full
orchestra (for that,
you will have to come
back on Saturday!).
7:30 pm at Regina Opera
Company 5902 Sixth Ave.
between 59th and 60th
streets in Sunset Park,
(718) 259–2772, www.reginaopera.
Tonight is the launch
party for summery
pop band Nova-
Bound’s debut album
Agulto crafts delicate
jewel box songs that
surprise with sudden,
muscular guitar riffs,
shimmery synths, and
With opening act the
9 pm at Muchmore’s (2
Havemeyer St. at N. 9th
Street in Williamsburg.
FRI, NOV. 15
THEATER, “REPARATIONS”: A recently
widowed white book editor
invites a young, black writer to spend
the night, followed by a tumultuous
morning-after. 7 pm. $25–$40.
DANCE, THE GREAT TAMER: Choreographed
by Dimitris Papaioannou.
7:30 pm. $25. BAM Howard Gilman
Opera House, 30 Lafayette Ave.
between Ashland Place and St. Felix
Street, Fort Greene. bam.org.
MUSIC, CERDDORION VOCAL ENSEMBLE:
The choral groups kicks
off its 25th anniversary season with a
program of audience favorites. 8 pm.
$30 ($25 in advance, $20 students).
MUSIC, BROOKLYN CHAMBER
MUSIC SOCIETY: The group plays
work by Bach, Beethoven, and
Dohnányi. $35 ($20 students). 8 pm.
First Unitarian Church Chapel 119
Pierrepont St. at Monroe Place in
Brooklyn Heights, (718) 858–0718,
COMEDY, SILVER LININGS: This free
monthly show features Corinne
Fisher, Samantha Ruddy, Gordon
Baker-Bone, and more. Free. 8:30
pm. Pine Box Rock Shop 12 Grattan
St. between Bogart Street and
Morgan Avenue in Bushwick, (718)
SAT, NOV. 16
MARKET, HOLLYBERRY ARTISAN
CRAFT FAIR: A Fair that features
vendors who make or distribute
handcrafted, artisanal, and fair-trade
items. 10 am. Free. Camp Friendship,
339 Eighth St. between Fifth
and Sixth avenues, Park Slope. (718)
MARKET, BROOKLYN AF: A curated
pop-up shopping experience with
free cocktail, beer, and wine samples
from local vendors! 11 am. $5 ($10
VIP). Brooklyn Expo Center, 72
Noble St. at Franklin Street, Greenpoint.
ART, PARK SLOPE WINDSOR TERRACE
ARTISTS OPEN STUDIOS:
Check out dozens of open art studios
and exhibitions in the blocks
bordering Prospect Park. Noon–6
Flushing Ave. at Varick Ave. in Bushwick.
(347) 295–0308. brooklynciderhouse.
ART, PARK SLOPE WINDSOR TERRACE
ARTISTS OPEN STUDIOS:
Noon– 6 pm. See Nov. 16.
YOGA AND POETRY WORKSHOP:
Enhance the season of thankfulness
by practicing gratitude, yoga, and
poetry, followed by tea and cookies.
2–4 pm. $40. YogaSole, 254 Windsor
Pl. at 11th Avenue in Windsor Terrace.
(718) 635–1958. yogasole.com.
THEATER, “REPARATIONS”: 3 pm.
See Nov. 15.
ART, “PSYCHIC SNIP” OPENING
RECEPTION: A solo exhibition of
recent artwork by Jerry Blackman.
Free. 6–9 pm. Peninsula Art Space
352 Van Brunt St. at Sullivan Street
in Red Hook, (917) 399 5221, www.
DANCE, “SWAN LAKE”: Russian
Ballet Theatre presents the classic
story of the swan princess, with
Tchaikovsky’s score. $36-$71. 7 pm.
Kings Theatre (1027 Flatbush Ave.
between Beverly Road and Tilden
Avenue in Flatbush), www.kingstheatre.
MUSIC, “COIN COIN CHAPTER IV,
MEMPHIS”: Composer and saxophonist
Matana Roberts returns with
the fourth installment of her innovative
project. $25 ($18 in advance). 8
pm. Roulette 509 Atlantic Ave. at
Third Avenue in Boerum Hill, (917)
MON, NOV. 18
TALK, CONGRESSMAN PETER KING:
U.S. Representative Peter T. King,
who recently announced his retirement,
refl ects on a life in public service.
Free. 10 am. St. Francis College
180 Remsen St. between Court and
Clinton streets in Brooklyn Heights,
(718) 489–5200, https://www.sfc.
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pm. Free. Various location in Park
Slope. (646) 359–4268, www.
THEATER, “REPARATIONS”: 2 pm and
7 pm. See Nov. 15.
THEATER, “MEASURE FOR MEASURE”:
An all-women of color cast
presents Shakespeare’s play about
a corrupt government. Free. 2 pm.
Weeksville Heritage Center 158
Buffalo Ave. at St. Marks Avenue in
Brownsville, (718) 756–5250, www.
FILM, “BIG SONIA”: As part of its
Kristallnacht commemoration, Congregation
Mt. Sinai screens a movie
about a Jewish concentration camp
survivor. 7 pm. Free. Congregation
Mt. Sinai 250 Cadman Plaza West
at Clark Street in Brooklyn Heights,
(718) 875–9124, www.cmsbklyn.org.
COMEDY, JEFF SIMMERMON ALBUM
RECORDING: The comedian records
his new stand-up and storytelling
show. 7 pm and 9:30 pm. $12 ($10
in advance). The Nest 504 Flatbush
Ave. between Empire Blvd. and
Lincoln Rd. in Prospect Lefferts Gardens,
DANCE, THE GREAT TAMER: 7:30 pm.
See Nov. 15.
MUSIC, FOR/WITH: Works by Sarah
Hennies and Eva-Maria Houben:
$15. 8 pm. Issue Project Room 22
Boerum Pl. at Livingston Street in
Downtown, (718) 330–0313, www.
SUN, NOV. 17
TOUR, “BIRDING IN PEACE”: An expert
birder leads a 90-minute tour
through Green-Wood Cemetery to
observe migrating fowl. Bring binoculars.
6:30 am. $15. Green-Wood
Cemetery, Fifth Avenue and 25th
Street, Greenwood Heights. (718)
MARKET, BROOKLYN AF: See Nov. 16.
DINING, BUSHWICK HARD CIDER
FESTIVAL: A tasting festival with
more than 20 cideries, each offering
two or three varieties of their delicious
apple drinks. With live music,
and snacks for sale. 11 am and 2 pm.
$12. Brooklyn Cider House, 1100