Fun things to do this week in Brooklyn

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NYU Game Center Showcase 2019

Thursday, May 23 at 6:00pm — NYU Game Center Downtown Brooklyn — 2 Metro Tech Center 8th Floor, Brooklyn, NY 11201

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Play the future of games. Our annual showcase highlights the innovative and eclectic work of the graduate and undergraduate students of the NYU Game Center. Check out dozens of digital, tabletop, and experimental projects ranging from year-long thesis and capstone work to exploratory single-week projects.

Supermega Live!

Thursday, May 23 at 8:00pm — The Bell House South Slope — 149 7th Street (Between 2nd And 3rd Ave), Brooklyn, NY 11215

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SuperMega Live! at The Bell HouseThursday, May 23・7:00pm Doors・8:00pm Show・VIP Doors 6:00pm

Buildings And Almost Buildings: A Book Launch And Panel Discussion With N Architects

Tuesday, May 21 at 7:00pm — A/D/O Greenpoint — 29 Norman Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11222

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A/D/O will host the launch of Buildings and Almost Buildings by Eric Bunge and Mimi Hoang, Principals of nARCHITECTS - the team that designed A/D/O. Made possible in part through a grant from the Graham Foundation, the book explores the work of nARCHITECTS as a single project: a subtle manifesto about the open-ended, incomplete, and ambiguous in architecture. The evening will include a panel discussion led by: Andrés Jaque, Office for Political Innovation Matt Shaw, The Architect's Newspaper In conversation with Eric Bunge, nARCHITECTS, Author Mimi Hoang, nARCHITECTS, Author Afterwards, nARCHITECTS design staff will give tours of A/D/O. Advance copies will be available for sale and signing. Learn more: Doors open at 6:45pm. *By signing up for this event and providing us with your email, you will be automatically added on to our email distribution list for more events and happenings at A/D/O.

Night Train With Wyatt Cenac

Wednesday, May 22 at 7:30pm — littlefield Boerum Hill — 635 Sackett Street, Brooklyn, NY 11217

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Wyatt Cenac's popular Night Train returns to Littlefield as part of our 10-year anniversary with guests David Cross and many more!

The Wizard Of Oz at P.S. 58

Thursday, May 23 at 6:00pm — P.S. 58 The Carroll School Red Hook — 330 Smith Street, Brooklyn, NY 11231

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Please join us on Thursday 5/23 You must reserve your seats in advance. There is no charge to reserve ‘tickets’...Donations ($5 suggested) are surely encouraged at the door. THIS PERFORMANCE IS FOR THE ENTIRE COMMUNITY! There is NO NEED to print your tickets.

Q&A With Rent The Runway's Joshua Builder

Tuesday, May 21 at 6:00pm — Work & Co Downtown Brooklyn — 231 Front St 3rd Floor, Brooklyn, NY 11201

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Rent the Runway aims to become "the Amazon prime of rental.” Now valued at $1 billion, the female-founded digitally native company has dramatically impacted how people shop. What began in 2009 as a rental service for occasion dresses has transformed into a full-scale empire of everyday fashion, bags, and accessories. As Chief Technology Officer & Head Of Product, Joshua Builder is architecting a technology and product platform designed around the customer that can scale to meet rapid growth demands. Joshua is no stranger to leading and building engineering teams, having previously held leadership positions at Soulcycle, Sony, and T-Mobile. At Rent The Runway, he’s responsible for the end-to-end experience, overseeing Product Management, Engineering, Data Science, Logistics, and Retail. Join us on May 21 for a special Q&A moderated by Jon Stookey, Director of Strategy at Work & Co

John Waters Presents Mr. Know It All

Wednesday, May 22 at 7:30pm — St. Joseph’s College New York Navy Hill — 245 Clinton Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11205

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Studded with cameos of Waters’s stars, from Divine and Mink Stole to Johnny Depp, Kathleen Turner, Patricia Hearst, and Tracey Ullman, and illustrated with unseen photos from Waters’s personal collection, Mr. Know-It-All is Waters’s most hypnotically readable, upsetting, revelatory book—another instant Waters classic. Waters presents his new book with a not-to-be-missed discussion with Rob Spillman, founder of Tin House Magazine and author of the memoir All Tomorrow’s Parties. Book signing to follow. Each $30 ticket includes admission to the event, as well as a hardcover copy of Mr. Know-It-All; books are distributed at the event, and additional books are for sale.

Friendly Fire Live!

Monday, May 20 at 7:30pm — The Bell House South Slope — 149 7th Street (Between 2nd And 3rd Ave), Brooklyn, NY 11215

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Friendly Fire at The Bell House・Monday, May 20・7:00pm Doors・7:30pm Show

Senior Bash: Arab Night

Friday, May 24 at 6:00pm — 300 Jay St Downtown Brooklyn — 300 Jay Street, Brooklyn, NY 11201

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An event dedicated to the seniors of The New York City College of Technology. An Arabian Themed event with amazing food, music and goodies!

Raise The Roof And Help Syrian Children!

Wednesday, May 22 at 8:00pm — The Bell House South Slope — 149 7th Street (Between 2nd And 3rd Ave), Brooklyn, NY 11215

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A Comedy Fundraiser Hosted By Maeve Higgins・Wed, May 22・7:00pm Doors・7:30pm Show

A Drinking Game NYC Presents Romy And Michele’s High School Reunion

Friday, May 24 at 7:30pm — The Bell House South Slope — 149 7th Street (Between 2nd And 3rd Ave), Brooklyn, NY 11215

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A Drinking Game NYC presents Romy and Michele’s High School ReunionFriday, May 24・7:00pm Doors・7:30pm Show

Animation Nights New York (ANNY) At The Gutter

Tuesday, May 21 at 8:00pm — The Gutter Williamsburg — 200 N 14th St The Gutter Spare Room (Back Room), Brooklyn, NY 11211

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Animation Nights New York is a curated monthly screening of Animated Short Films of our In Competition Films from all around the world. Admission is PAY WHAT YOU DECIDE -- donations are greatly appreciated, while no one turned away for lack of funds. We hope to see you there. Support Independent Animation! FAQs Are there ID requirements or an age limit to enter the event? Yes. You must be 21 years or older and have proof of ID. (This venue is a bar.) What are my transport options getting to the event? L to the Bedford Ave Stop, G to the Nassau Ave Stop What can/can't I bring to the event? Outside drinks are not allowed. Is there reserved seating? Open seating. Space is limited. Where can I contact the organizer with any questions?

Rant And Rave

Wednesday, May 22 at 6:00pm — Plenty’s Paradise Ditmas Park / Flatbush — 992 Rogers Avenue , Brooklyn, NY 11226

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DysChick & SocaSaySo are excited to bring you a monthly Summer chat series and after party! We are kicking off with a controversial discussion about the state of Caribbean culture in Brooklyn and what steps we need to take to preserve it. We have panelists from the West Indian America Day Carnival Association (WIADCA) joining us to answer your pressing questions! Enjoy a complimentary cocktail hour with music provided by DJ Bklyn Psycho, a panel discussion with Brooklyn’s Carnival organization, and after we rant - we RAVE! End the night with a lively soca party powered by DJ Jel, “The Soca Boss.” See you there!

Family Movie Night Under The Stars

Friday, May 24 at 7:00pm — Herbert Von King Park Bedford-Stuyvesant — 670 Lafayette Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11216

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Join us for free family friendly movie night under the stars. Treats and drinks provided!

Run The Jokes!

Saturday, May 25 at 7:00pm — The Bell House South Slope — 149 7th Street (Between 2nd And 3rd Ave), Brooklyn, NY 11215

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Regular Comedy Presents... Run The Jokes!・Saturday, May 25・6:30pm Doors・7:00pm Show

Evening Update for Wednesday, August 17, 2016

Bargain-Priced 2-Bed in a Gated Community

Woman Attempts to Kidnap Child at Chabad-Lubavitch Headquarters

March Knife Slashings Come In Like a Lion, Police Added to Subways

Suspect in Deadly Bronx School Stabbing to Appear Before Grand Jury

Evening Update: City Shelter Crisis and Game of Thrones in Union Square