Laugh about kids–without your kids!–at our storytelling event, Sleepless in Brooklyn, this Saturday night at Roulette theater. Comedian Charles Star will host as Amy Sohn (Motherland), Victoria Brown (Grace in the City), Louise Sloan (Knock Yourself Up), Eliza Factor (The Mercury Fountain), and Abby Sher (Amen, Amen, Amen) share parenting war stories about everything from single motherhood to horrific meltdowns, and Dave Mandl (Brooklyn Rail, The Believer and WFMU DJ), plays the magic mixtapes that soothed his once-colicky baby. Greenlight Bookstore will be selling the authors’ novels, and beer and wine are available for purchase. Light fare and tickets, on the other hand, are FREE with RSVP, thanks to the sponsorship of Forefront Church, now at Roulette every Sunday.
Labor Day was only yesterday, but we can already feel the lazy days of summer giving way to the more frenetic energy of fall. With everyone heading back to school, getting their heads back into work, or just trying to return to to a routine that doesn’t involve day drinking, we could all use a […]
The end of summer is here, and while that means less daylight, cooler temps, and not being able to phone it in at work anymore, it’s also time to get excited for the annual Eugene Mirman Comedy Festival, which returns to The Bell House and Union Hall for five nights starting September 18. Now in […]
In many ways, September always feels like the start of a new year. So much cultural programming kicks off come Labor Day that we found ourselves flush with fun things to look forward to over the next week and well into fall–make sure to look out for our September Fun Map in your inbox tomorrow. […]
As we mentioned last week, the 238th anniversary of the Battle of Brooklyn is tomorrow, and for the past 106 years, part of the commemoration of this Revolutionary War skirmish, fought along the East River in Brooklyn Heights, has included a memorial service at the Prison Ship Martyrs monument in Fort Greene Park. I first learned […]