Check out The Reader’s Picks for What’s Up This Weekend!
WHEN: Friday, May 30, beginning at 6:00pm
WHERE: Fowler Square, aka The Putnam Triangle, 22 Putnam Avenue (at Fulton Street), Bklyn
HOW MUCH: Free
WHAT: Daniel Gwirtzman Dance Company—known for its dynamic and innovative performances— celebrates its 15th Anniversary with the world premiere of The Oracle. Choreographed by Gwirtzman and featuring 14 highly charismatic dancers, The Oracle, an intensely focused, evening-length work, employs intricate partnering to examine relationships and their evolution over time.
WHEN: May 30 – June 1 (Friday, May 30-8:30pm; Saturday, May 31-8:00pm; Sunday, June 1-5:00pm)
WHERE: BAM Fisher, 321 Ashland Place, Bklyn
HOW MUCH: Tickets start at $20. Buy tickets here.
WHAT: ArtErotica Paris the Season VI Premiere–Every month from May to October, ArteRotica brings its audiences tantalizing live erotic performances, fantastic visionary DJs, shocking events and titillating exhibitions featuring erotic art from emerging and established artists.
WHEN: Saturday, May 31, doors: 9:00pm
WHERE: Free Candy, located at 905 Atlantic Avenue, Bklyn
HOW MUCH: $30. For tickets, go here.
WHAT: The Brooklyn Art Salon Presents “Artist Talk: Black Cultural Art Movement ’70s” It’s an artist salon. Wine and hors d’oeuvres will be served. Come hear some of today’s greatest contemporary local artists speak about this pivotal time in art history. Artists and speakers include John Pinderhughes, Ademola Olugebefola, Nii Ahene La and Che Baraka
WHEN: Saturday, May 31, 4:00pm – 6:00pm
WHERE: 163 Eastern Parkway, Suite #D4, 4th Floor, (Directly across the street from the Brooklyn Museum), Bklyn
HOW MUCH: Free, to RSVP, contact Norma Krieger (336) 287-4706
WHAT: Selebrasyon: La Rèn Solèy | U.S. Film Premiere & Live Musical Tribute to Martha Jean-Claude, Toto Bissainthe and Lumane Casimir— The premiere screening of La Rèn Solèy, a film by Frantz Voltaire & Nitze Mathelier and live tribute performance with special guest vocalists Riva Nyri Precil and Melanie J-B Charles accompanied by Buyu Ambroise & the Blues in Red Band.
WHEN: Saturday, May 31, 7:00pm – 10:00pm
WHERE: ShapeShifter Lab, 18 Whitwell Place, Bklyn
HOW MUCH: Tickets are $15 in advance. Click here to purchase tickets or call 347-565-4429
WHAT: Spring in the Stuy–– Art is a cause for celebration and creates a space for uniting and empowering communities. In this spirit, FOKUS and La Cima Elementary Charter School are collaborating for an afternoon of free interactive arts and cultural programming in the Bedford-Stuyvesant neighborhood of Brooklyn, N.Y. to engage with the arts under the spring sun. Live music, art exhibitions, and workshops will be available for creative individuals of all ages. DJ Rimarkable will provide the musical soundtrack for the event in addition to a live performance by Les Nubians.
WHEN: Saturday, May 31, 1:00pm – 6:00pm
WHERE: La Cima Elementary Charter School (schoolyard), 800 Gates Avenue, Bklyn
HOW MUCH: Free
WHAT: KeiStar Productions Presents WONDER-FULL (XVI)— An Annual Tribute To The Wonder Of Stevie Wonder, featuring DJ SPINNA spinning All Stevie Exclusives, Covers, Samples, Remixes
WHEN: Saturday, May 31, 10:00pm – 4:00am
WHERE: SRB – Brooklyn 177 2nd Avenue at 14th Street, Bklyn
HOW MUCH: $22 Pre-Sales Tickets / 21 & Over- ID required. Purchase Pre-Sale Tickets Here
WHAT: Let’s Do Brunch NYC is coming to Brooklyn! Join us for another afternoon of Conversation, Cocktails and most importantly great Company.
WHEN: Saturday, May 31, 12:00pm – 3:00pm
WHERE: Mullanes Brooklyn, 71 Lafayette Avenue, Bklyn
HOW MUCH: Tickets can be purchased in advance for $38.50 through May 26th. Thereafter
WHAT: A Love Bazaar at Smooch: La Paloma Vintage and The Shamanic Stylist are bringing you sunny summertime in Brooklyn vibes featuringvintage finds curated by La Paloma Vintage and The Shanamic Stylist; Tacos, Arroz con Pollo and Sangria by Marimar and Jojo; Tarot card readings by Taya and Lorenzo Estrella; Acoustic set by King Aswad and beats to keep you swaying in the sunshine by DJ CHELA. Come and find a summer frock, eat a taco, get your stars aligned, and celebrate the sunshine with us!!
WHEN: Sunday, June 1, 6:00pm – 10:00pm
WHERE: 264 Carlton Avenue
HOW MUCH: Free