By Brooklyn Reader

January 17, 2014, 3:01 pm


WHAT: BAMCafe Live Presents: Onaje Allan Gumbs & New Vintage

WHEN: Friday, Jan. 17, 9:00pm and Saturday, Jan. 18, 9:00pm

WHERE: Brooklyn Academy of Music, 30 Lafayette Ave. between Ashland Place and St. Felix Street, Brooklyn, NY


Onaje Allan Gumbs & New Vintage

Onaje Allan Gumbs & New Vintage

WHAT: : $4 Fridays LGBT after work event. $4 on drinks shots and tapas. Simplicity Wine Bar and Lounge would like to welcome the LGBT community in Brooklyn; 21+ no cover. | Live entertainment | chill vibe in a lounge setting.

WHEN: Friday, January 17, 5:00pm – 9:00pm

WHERE: Simplicity Bar & Lounge310 Malcolm X Blvd, Brooklyn, NY

HOW MUCH: No entry fee


WHAT: Twice Militant: Lorraine Hansberry’s Letters to ‘The Ladder’ New exhibition examining a lesser-known aspect of the life of the award-winning author of the landmark play “A Raisin in the Sun.”

WHEN: Wednesdays and Fridays – Sundays, 11 am–6 pm, Thursdays, 11 am–10 pm until Sunday, March 16

WHERE: Brooklyn Museum, 200 Eastern Pkwy, Brooklyn, NY

HOW MUCH: $12 (suggested)

Lorraine Hansberry

Lorraine Hansberry

WHAT: Slick Rick (The Ruler) La Di Da Di, Slick Rick is here to party. The Grammy-nominated rapper returns to Brooklyn, NY, to put on a show on the stage at Brooklyn Bowl.

WHEN: Friday, January 17, 9:00pm – 11:00pm

WHERE: Brooklyn Bowl, 61 Wythe Avenue b/w 12th/13th Street Brooklyn, NY

HOW MUCH: $15.


Slick Rick

Slick Rick

WHAT: Let’s March” Children learn about the Civil Rights movement and hear stories about Martin Luther King, Jr., and his famous march on Washington.

WHEN: Saturday, Jan. 18, 11:30am

WHERE: Brooklyn Children’s Museum, 145 Brooklyn Ave at St. Marks Avenue, Brooklyn, NY

HOW MUCH: Free with museum admission


WHAT: Michael Brennan: Grey Razor PaintingsShow featuring a suite of new small-format paintings that merge geometric and gestural abstraction.

WHEN: Wednesdays – Saturdays, Noon–6 pm until Saturday, Feb. 15

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