If spending your Saturday night listening to audio books sounds lame, you’ve never been to Novelization: A Reading Series Based on the Original Motion Picture. Essentially it’s dramatic readings of the book-versions of cult films like Total Recall, When Harry Met Sally and Bill & Teg’s Bogus Journey–nothing boring there–performed by funny people like Rob Sheffield, Bethany Hall and Sarah Knowles, who flex their funny bones working for places like 30 Rock and Rolling Stone. Novelization is hosted by Liam McEneaney, Marlow Riley and Heidi Vanderlee at Union Hall. Tickets are $7 and the show starts at 8pm sharp.
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 […]
The borough-dominating team behind Brownstoner, Brooklyn Flea and Smorgasburg is finally ready to open their hotly (and angrily) anticipated new venue in Crown Heights this Wednesday. The marquee element of their small-producer food incubator, Berg’n is an indoor-outdoor beer hall with tons of group seating, a 40-foot bar pouring local brews, food from four of Smorg’s […]