Caribbean Life, F 20 ebruary 11-17, 2022
SATURDAY, FEB. 12. FAMILY FUN:
African American Step Dance Class
Description: Designed for the whole family,
you will learn the fundamentals of a
variety of dance, fitness, and music genres.
Discover the tradition of this percussive
dance style born on the campuses of Historically
Black Colleges and Universities
(HBCUs). All workshops are 60 minutes
long. For all ages and abilities. No experience
org (718) 624–8400 Location: Mark Morris
Dance Center 3 Lafayette Ave. at Rockwell
Place Brooklyn, 11217. 11 am – noon. $30
per family of 2-3; $40 per family of 4-6 -
Advanced Registration Required.
SATURDAY, FEB. 12. SUPPORT
BLACK-OWNED BUSINESSES ALL
THROUGH THE MONTH OF FEBRUARY!
DESCRIPTION: This Black History
Month get out and support Black-owned
local businesses all throughout the
month. Join us every Saturday in Feb:
2/12, 2/19, & 2/26, from 1-7pm for our
Black History Month Pop-Up Shops! All
through February New Women Space will
feature an amazing mix of black small
businesses and local artisans. Come support
black, womxn-owned, and queer vendors.
At this BHM Shop, enjoy live music
by various artists and shop for a bit of
everything: Sustainable Skincare, Beauty,
Haircare, Candles, Clothing, Jewelry,
Unique Finds, and so much more. Stop in,
browse, grab a mimosa, get a mini tarot
card reading and enjoy the vibe! Feel good
knowing you have put your money where
your mouth is and are actively supporting
marginalized small, local business owners.
Grab something amazing for yourself &
the special people in your life! Want to be
a vendor at our Pop-Up Shops? Email us!
black-h… 3476186942 Location: New
Women Space 188 Woodpoint Rd. at Skillman
Avenue Brooklyn, 11211. Saturdays,
1 – 7 pm.
SATURDAY, FEB. 12. GOD’S EYEBROWS:
A Contemporary Retelling
of King Saul and the Witch of Endor
Description: Tickets are $12 and can be
purchased by visiting https://nycitff2022.
eventive.org/welcome. Direct link to inperson
screening, Feb 12 @ 6:00-7:30 p.m.:
61d8e49a547f6100bcc596b4 Direct link to
on-demand streaming online Feb 14-20:
acce004ca7bffe Poet/performer Alexander
Nemser is King Saul in God’s Eyebrows, a
contemporary retelling of King Saul and
the Witch of Endor. Picture Larry David
as a Trumpian King Lear, monologuing in
his personal prison of filth as he witnesses
the effects of his own brutal policies.
Making sorcery illegal then relying on
it to save him from his rival, soon-to-be
king David, a pleading King Saul visits
an illegal healer to raise the dead prophet
Samuel on the eve of his own unraveling.
Presented by Montreal’s Scapegoat Carnivale
Theatre in association with New Ohio
Theatre’s New York City Independent Theatre
Film Festival, and with dramaturgy by
Co-Artistic Director Joseph Shragge, God’s
Eyebrows is part of Montreal’s Scapegoat
Carnivale’s Soliciting Prophecy initiative.
Lena Rudnick directs. The digital short
film will be screened in-person as part of
the Festival on Saturday, Feb. 12, 2022
from 6:00-7:30 p.m. at the New Ohio Theatre,
154 Christopher Street in New York
City, and streamed on-demand online Feb
14-20, 2022. nycitff2021.eventive.org/welcome
(212) 675-6446 Location: New Ohio
Theatre 154 Christopher Street New York,
10014. Daily, 6 – 7:30 pm. $12.00.
SATURDAY, FEB. 12. ASASE YAA
CULTURAL ARTS FOUNDATION
PRESENTS IT WAS ALL A DREAM:
A Musical 20th Anniversary Celebration
Description: The Brooklyn-based Asase
Yaa Cultural Arts Foundation announces
It Was All a Dream: A Musical, the launch
of their 20th anniversary celebration,
commemorating twenty years of dance,
education, and services to local youth
and Brooklyn community members, on
Saturday, February 12, 2022 at 7pm at
BMCC Tribeca Performing Arts Center,
199 Chambers St., NYC. Tickets are available
on various tiers, including general
admission ($30, $40, $50) and premium
gold ($100, $300), which includes a VIP
post-show reception and swag bag. For
more information and to purchase ticket,
it-was-all-a-dream. It Was All a
Dream is a moving story and dance drama
inspired by the enduring challenges, unrelenting
hope, faith and optimism that has
fueled the growth of Asase Yaa from its
humble beginnings as a grass roots dance
company to a sustainable multi-faceted
foundation and cultural arts organization.
It is designed to motivate and encourage
young artists, families, and our larger
community to always dream. And to
realize with love, devotion and perseverance
that it is possible to fulfill artistic
and communal goals and dreams for the
advancement of culture and community.
Location: Brooklyn, NY. 7 – 9 pm.
SATURDAY, FEB. 12. COMEDIANS
YOU SHOULD KNOW: Headliners
Description: Every Saturday night
Comedians You Should Know is proud to
present our new headliner series featuring
longer sets from some of the best comics
in the city. For up to date line ups visit our
website: cysknyc.com. cysknyc@gmail.
com cysknyc.com (718) 387–3585 Location:
The Gutter 200 N. 14th St. between
Wythe Avenue and Berry Street Brooklyn,
NY. Saturdays, 9 – 11 pm, through Jan. 1,
SATURDAY, FEB.12. “CARNIVAL
SATURDAY” LADIES NO COVER ALL
NIGHT: Each and every Saturday Music
by NYC top DJS 10PM-4AM LADIES &
GENTS 21+ EVENT 3 bottles for $600
till 11 pm Ladies free all night with
RSVP BDAYS & TABLES 917-658-2359 |
347-272-3778 Dress code ladies : Highly
fashionable heels and dresses (No sneakers
UGG slippers) Guys : No swat pants or
sweat shorts, no jerseys (Collar shirts recommended)
Location Jouvay Night Club
147-02 Liberty Avenue Queens, NY 11435.
Saturdays, 10 pm, through Jan. 1, 1970.
FRIDAY, FEB. 11. FILM SCREENING:
ALI AU PAYS DES MERVEILLES
By Djouhra Abouda and Alain Bonnamy
Description: Hi there, Hope this email
finds you well. My name is KaYee from
Ace Hotel Brooklyn, reaching out to have
our upcoming event, Film Screening: ALI
AU PAYS DES MERVEILLES By Djouhra
Abouda and Alain Bonnamy (Friday, Feb.
11) listed on your Calendar. Here is the
event link and attached are the assets.
Please let us know if you need more information.
Thank you, Ka Yee eventbrite.
com/e/shasha-… Location: Brooklyn, NY.
7 – 11 pm.
FRIDAY, FEB. 11. A NIGHT OF
TRIBUTE II DESCRIPTION: Join
Earl McIntyre & Tribute as they create
musical portraits of influential figures
throughout African American history
such as evangelist Father Divine, baseball
pitcher Satchel Paige, political activist
Marcus Garvey, abolitionist Sojourner
Truth, singer-songwriter Otis Redding,
tuba virtuoso Howard Johnson, singersongwriter
pianist Otis Blackwell and
more. Come hear an exclusive preview of
Earl McIntyre’s new compositions as well
as favorites such as “Sketches for Dunbar”
and other selections from his previous
release Brass Carnival and Tribute.
Earl McIntyre & Tribute Earl McIntyre
-Composer, Bass Trombone, Tuba Renee
Manning – Vocals Jim Seeley- Trumpet,
Flugelhorn Alejandro Aviles - Reeds
Patience Higgins - Reeds Ron Jackson -
Guitar, Banjo Jerome Harris - Bass, Banjo
Carlos “Carly” Maldonado -Vibraphone,
Percussion Buddy Williams - Drums
COVID Requirements: • Vaccination Card
or Excelsior Pass required to attend for
anyone 5 years and above. • Children
under 5 must present a negative COVID
test done within 3 days prior to the event.
• Mask wearing will be required for all
audience members throughout the concert.
A Night of Tribute is made possible
by the New York State Council on the
Arts with the support of the Office of the
Governor and the New York State Legislature.
*This event will be livestreamed and
recorded* info@excelsiormu… eventbrite.
com/e/232391688797 718-783-2231 Location:
Brooklyn Conservatory of Music 58
Seventh Ave. between Lincoln and Saint
Johns places Brooklyn, NY. 8 – 10 pm.
FRIDAY, FEB. 11. NORTH BROOKLYNS
WORLDS HORNIEST COMEDIAN
DESCRIPTION: The borough’s most
amorous standup comedians – including
Dylan Adler, Fareeha Khan and Youngmi
Mayer – vie for the coveted title of North
Brooklyn’s World’s Horniest Comedian
in a flower-power inspired game show.
Hosted by Brooke Eliot (Adult Swim,
Trolling) and Whitley Watson (Club Video,
Explain Your Face) at DIY comedy venue
Life World, this raucous, interactive show
is the perfect way to warm up your winter
bones for a steamy spring. 8 – 10 pm.