FRI-MON, 6/21-24: SKINT WEEKEND

note: based on recent heat and air quality alerts, some events may be canceled, rescheduled, or moved indoors. please check the air quality index and the venue’s website and/or social media for updates before heading out. stay cool!

cultural fests / food events / markets / shopping events (free admission, unless noted otherwise): >>

sponsored: fri 5-8pm (+ 7/19, 8/16): myrtle avenue summer nights: fort greene and clinton hill (brooklyn). >>

► fri 5-9pm: swedish midsummer festival at rockefeller park (battery park city). >>

► fri 8-11pm (monthly thru summer): chinatown night market: forsyth plaza. >>

► sat 12-6pm: 15th annual nyc multicultural festival: part ii at st.nicholas ave (harlem). >>

► sat-sun 11am-5pm renegade craft: zero space (gowanus). >>

► sat-sun 11am-6pm: fad market summer pop-up: the invisible dog art center (boerum hill). >>

► sun 10am-5pm: nyc artisans + makers bazaar at grand bazaar nyc: indoors and outdoors at 100 w 77th st at columbus ave (uws). >>

► sun 11am -7pm: one love little caribbean day fest: prospect park boathouse. >>

► mon (4-10pm, monthly thru october): brooklyn night market: industry city. >>

pride-themed events (free admission, unless noted otherwise):

► fri thru 6/29: criminal queerness festival: perelman performing arts center (fidi), $24+. >>

► fri thru 6/30: the tank presents: pridefest: the tank (garment district), various prices. >>

► sat thru 6/29: prism: a festival of new queer musicals: judson memorial church (greenwich village), $25. >>

► sat-sun 11am-7pm: hester street fair at the seaport: pride weekend: pier 17. >>

► sat 12-6pm da bronx pride festival: march: grand concourse + 161st; performances: westchester ave between brooke ave + bergen ave. >>

► sat 2pm: blasian pride march: juneteenth edition: cadman plaza (brooklyn heights / downtown brooklyn). >>

► sat 2-8pm: purgatory’s big queer street day pride party: purgatory (bushwick), free ($15 donation appreciated). >>

► sat 3pm: las muñecas finna putear: a drag + comedy show extravaganza: the bell house (gowanus), sliding scale admission. >>

► sun 12-4pm nyc brewer’s celebration of pride beers 2024: greenpoint beer + ale co. (greenpoint), $15-20 admission, $4-8 pours. >>

► sun 2-6:30pm: pride makers market: footlight underground at the windjammer (ridgewood), free admission (donations appreciated). >>

► sun 8pm: a night of queer pop electronica at wonderville (bushwick), $10. >>

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Myrtle Avenue Summer Nights returns to Fort Greene and Clinton Hill this summer on the 3rd Friday of every month on June 21, July 19 & August 16.

Join us June 21, 5-8pm for FREE live music performances on our Myrtle Avenue Plaza in collaboration with Make Music New York and Sing for Hope. Performers include the steelpan ensemble Unison Steel, DJ Del, and Kateryna Matvieienko. There will also be numerous activities for kids and adults all along Myrtle Avenue, including double dutch by Elite BKLYN Jumpers, tarot card readings (& wine tastings aka Vino Visions!), caricature drawing, face painting, balloon twisting, and an arts & crafts table courtesy of Canary Swords.

And there’s still more — enjoy countless specials and activations from your favorite local Myrtle Avenue businesses: Specials include FREE juice samples from Overgreens, toothbrush kits from Ark Esthetics; Meet the Artist with Phaedra Paulson at Green in BKLYN; wine & cocktail tastings from Corkscrew Wines & Spirits, Gnarly Vines & Tipsy; and dog-friendly photo opportunities at Bond Vet and Dogtopia.

Click here for more info and a map of the night’s events.

friday

ongoing (wed-sun 12pm-midnight, weekends 12pm-2am on weekend): xanadu roller arts: a million lights are dancing, and there you are, a shooting star! xanadu roller arts, an indoor all-ages roller skating rink, is now open in bushwick. byo gear, or rent at the venue. various prices. >>

thru 8/30 (friday nights 9:45-10:15pm): friday night fireworks at coney island: catch a fireworks display after catching waves, every friday night this summer. coney island boardwalk at west 12th street, free. >>

thru 6/30: before the drugs kick in: following several extensions at theaterlab, mike lemme’s edinburgh fringe award-nominated before the drugs kick in comes to classic stage company’s lynn f. angelson theater (union square). the play starrs maria decotis as a 62-year-old woman in an insane asylum who closes her eyes and becomes a 28-year-old stand-up comedian with everyone in the audience being part of her imagination. $7.50-10 with code ‘lynn’ (reg. $20-30). >>

thru sun: third annual lincoln center’s summer for the city: lincoln center hosts 200+ free or choose-what-you-pay concerts, dance parties, performances, films screenings, and more thru august. this weekend: abaddón tango dance party (fri 6:30pm), bembona silent disco (fri 10pm), the wedding: new york’s biggest day (sat 5pm), electric fields + dem mob (sat 8pm), papi juice silent disco (sun 8pm), rosanne cash (sun 8pm), and more. all free admission. >>

fri + sat (1-8pm): ben + jerry’s creamy, dreamy tour: ben + jerry’s takes their new oat milk non-dairy ice cream on the (rocky) road. this weekend’s pop-up is at lime studios (tribeca), where you can score free samples, swag, and photo ops. free admission. >>

fri + sat (fri 8pm, sat 7pm): 46th annual bric celebrate brooklyn! festival: nyc’s longest-running, free, outdoor performing arts festival returns to the lena horne bandshell in prospect park with concerts, films, dance, and more for 10 weeks. this week: ana tijoux and ambar lucid (fri 8pm) and npr’s tiny desk contest on the road with thee sacred souls, adi oasis, and the philharmonik (sat 7pm). gates open one hour prior to start time. >>

fri (various times): free outdoor movies (weather permitting):
before sunset at damrosch park (lincoln center) >>
my donkey, my lover, + i (antoinette dans les cévennes) at wnyc transmitter park (greenpoint) >>
the great debaters at abraham lincoln playground (harlem) >>
the little mermaid (2023) at mcgolrick park (greenpoint) >>

fri (various times): 18th annual make music new york festival: nyc’s free, outdoor music festival returns to celebrate the solstice with performances in public spaces across the boroughs. select highlights include: music for mobile electric guitars (richard tucker park in the uws), new heights brass band (fordham plaza in the bronx), ¡pueblo harlem! (johnny hartman plaza in harlem), 112 musicians for peace + unity (astoria park), percussia (gantry plaza state park), mozart’s requiem (the hugh plaza in midtown east), improveverywhere’s mp3 experiment 19 (pier 84 in hell’s kitchen), mass appeal: cello (dana discovery center in central park), mass appeal: guitar (union square), and mass appeal : accordions (prospect park). >>

fri 6:30pm: (fridays at 6:30pm): sunset on the hudson music series: catch a concert accompanied by the sunset at hudson river park’s long-running music series, sunset on the hudson. this year’s concerts will feature queer and bipoc artists at pier 45 (west village). tonight: resistance revival chorus. free admission. >>

fri 7pm (monthly): kweendom: come out for the kweendom lgbtq+ comedy and storytelling show, featuring performances by calvin cato (netflix), veronica garza (mtv), sarah garner (the new york times), eddie estrada, and anddy egan-thorpe. hosted by bobby hankinson. pete’s candy store (williamsburg), free admission (donations are welcome and will benefit immigration equality). >>

fri 7-10pm (fridays thru 10/25): dreamland roller disco: lola star’s themed skate parties return to prospect park’s lefrak center for another season. tonight’s theme: dreamland’s 10 year anniversary party – dancing queen. $25 admission includes skate rental. >>

fri 8:30pm: bitches brew comedy show: see what all the brew-ha-ha is about at this women-produced and-hosted comedy show, returning to the back room at halyards (gowanus) with stand-up by adam mamawala, alise morales, zubi ahmed, danish maqbook, jon alcabes, and rell battle. free admission (a tip jar will be passed around at the end of the show. >>

fri 9:30pm: comedytown: traveling variety show comedytown presents a night of standup, music, and improv from usama siddiquee, nico carney, fareeha khan, isa medina, colin rourke, and mroe. hosted by john randall and trent dozier. caveat (les), $12-15. >>

fri 10pm (+ 7/19, 8/18): str8 west coastin’: west coast hip-hop vibes take over friends and lovers (crown heights) at this annual dance party spun by mekdot, dirtyfinger, and dj stilife. $5 before 11pm with rsvp, $10 without. >>

saturday

sat + sun 11am-2:30pm (+ other tba dates thru summer): free bike helmets: the department of transportation continues its bike helmet distribution program this weekend, with an opportunity to get a personally fitted one at thomas jefferson park in east harlem (sat) and st.john’s park in crown heights (sun). while supplies last. >>

sat + sun (1-6pm): east harlem open studios: 45 local artists open their doors from 99th street to 119th street. free admission. >>

sat (various times): free outdoor movies (weather permitting):
barbie at hunters point south park (lic) >>
death becomes her (with a sneak peek of the new broadway musical) at the rink at rockefeller center (midtown) >>
teenage mutant ninja turtles: mutant mayhem at highland park >>
the book of henry at asser levy recreation center (kips bay) >>
the little mermaid (2023) at beach 59th street playground (rockaway beach) >>

sat 10am (select saturdays thru 9/21): yoga on the brooklyn museum’s plaza steps: open your hips and heart at a yoga flow class and guided meditation session, held outdoors on the giant steps of the brooklyn museum’s iris cantor plaza (indoors in the event of inclement weather). all experience levels welcome. $20 ticket includes museum admission. >>

🍷sponsored: sat 1-4:30pm + 6-9:30pm: brooklyn wine fest: save 40% on tickets: brooklyn wine fest is your all-access pass to hundreds of new wines from around the world! meet and hang out with friends, speak to winery representatives, and enjoy wine samples paired with live entertainment, interactive games, and delicious food available to purchase at brooklyn navy yard. tickets include unlimited tastings and a souvenir tasting glass. special offer for the skint readers: save 40% with promo code ‘skint’ >>

sat 1pm: 42nd annual mermaid parade: a procession of 3,000 revelers dressed in flamboyant sea-themed costumes makes its way down coney island’s surf avenue to officially kick off the summer season. rain or shine. free to spectate, $35+ to march. >>

sat 6pm (doors at 5pm): summerstage: nyc’s iconic summer performing arts festival returns with 85 free and benefit shows in central park and 12 neighborhood parks across the five boroughs. tonight: the yussef dayes experience, aneesa strings, dana and alden, and uptown vinyl supreme at rumsey playfield in central park. free admission.) >>

sat 7pm: lucie pohl: the german problem: german-born, nyc-raised comedian lucie pohl (voice of mercy on overwatch) presents her new solo comedy about identity, apologies, and the burden of being german. caveat (les), $10 with promo ode ‘gesundheit’ (reg. $20 adv, $25 door). >>

sat 7pm: campfire tales storytelling show: gather ’round the proverbial campfire for a night of storytelling, music, and more by writers, comedians, and musicians. hosted by nick hornedo. fiction bar/cafe (williamsburg), $10. >>

sat 7-10pm: noosphere arts ‘we are nature’ rooftop solstice celebration: noosphere arts’ annual summer series returns to the rooftop gardens of the kingsland wildflowers sanctuary (greenpoint) with ‘we are nature: a vibrant tapestry | solstice celebration,’ an evening of music, site-specific dance, art, and more. donation-based admission. >>

sat 7:30pm (monthly): the odd rock comedy hour: comedy musician rob paravonian, known for his viral ‘pachelbel rant’ and other videos, hosts a music and comedy variety show with performances by alex castle, alyson greenfield/aly g, and duo david carl + katie hartman. q.e.d. (astoria). $10. >>

sat 8:30pm: sparkle hour: comedians mix comedy and heart at the sparkle hour queer show, hosted by philip ‘sparkle’ markle. brooklyn comedy collective @ eris (east williamsburg), $12-15. >>

sunday

sun 1pm: broadway at 92ny chorus concert: the city’s only community choir dedicated to classic songs from the american musical theater, stage, and screen performs a free concert at 92ny’s kaufmann concert hall (ues) celebrating women composers, lyricists, and librettists of broadway and off-broadway. free admission (rsvp). >>

sun 3-9pm: lazy daze at brooklyn bridge park: friends and lovers x mocada: the museum of contemporary african diasporan art and friends and lovers present brooklyn bridge park’s latest edition of the sunday afternoon lazy daze series, a celebration of pride, black music month, immigrant heritage, and juneteenth with dj hourglass, uproot andy, and terence etc. pier 6 liberty lawn, free admission. >>

sun 5pm: rejected shorts: writer and comedian michelle cohn (vulture, mcsweeney’s) hosts a show where nyc writers and comedians join together to celebrate scorned satire, bad headlines, jokes that don’t land, and other art smacked with the cruel hand of rejection. featuring emily flake (the new yorker), gabby wilson (reductress), graham techler (tooning out the news), zach schiffman (vulture), and more. caveat (les), $15 with promo code ‘nothanks’ (reg. $20-25). >>

sun 8pm: david cross returns from peru!: see comedian david cross (mr. show, arrested development) workshop new material for his next tour. littlefield (gowanus), $15 adv, $20 day of. >>

monday

mon 4:15pm, 7pm (monthly): movie musical mondays: a monthly series of iconic musicals hits the big screen at village east by angelika, continuing the season with victor fleming’s the wizard of oz (1939), starring judy garland, frank morgan, ray bolger, jack haley, bert lahr, and margaret hamilton. $18. >>

mon 7pm doors (+ 7/15, 8/19, 9/30): vale cinema series: the william vale hotel’s 23rd floor bar, the turf club, continues its summer screening series (‘the only rooftop cinema experience in brooklyn that features the iconic manhattan skyline’) with bottoms (2023). drinks and snacks will be available for purchase. $20-28 >>

mon 7pm (monthly): ‘an evening with…’ screening series: cinema 123 by angelika’s newest series celebrates stars in iconic films. next up: mel brook’s blazing saddles (1974), starring cleavon little and gene wilder. cinema 123 by angelika (ues), $22. >>

mon 7pm (+ 6/26, 6/28): the metropolitan opera’s summer recital series: the met opera’s annual summer recital series returns with free outdoor concerts at jackie robinson park in harlem (tonight), williamsbridge oval in the bronx (6/26), and socrates sculpture park in lic (6/28). >>

mon 7:30pm: letters + sodas: lic rooftop reading series: writer lana schwartz (the new yorker, the onion, mcsweeney’s) is bringing together standup, essays, and humor pieces together for a new rooftop reading series at long island city’s the greats of craft. $5. >>

mon 7:30pm: not a boy, not a girl comedy show: will morrison hosts this comedy show outside of the gender binary, returning to crystal lake (williamsburg) with standup by tessa skara (gay church), tina sieben (reductress), arjun banerjee, jo sunday, erica dierderich, ayana francois, and aviva peal. $5 adv, $10 door. >>

mon 8pm: free outdoor movie (weather permitting): boomerang at bryant park lawn (midtown). >>

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On Saturday June 22, Meet and hang out with friends, speak to winery representatives, and enjoy wine samples paired with live entertainment, interactive games, and delicious food available to purchase from Chavas Empanadas, Mozzarepas, Taste of Poland, Twelve Truck, and more.

Tickets include unlimited tastings and a souvenir tasting glass.

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Brooklyn Wine Fest
Saturday June 22, 2024
Session Times:
Session 1: 1-4:30pm
Session 2: 6-9:30pm

Brooklyn Navy Yard
141 Flushing Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11205
Entrance on through Building 77

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Participating Vendors:
902 Brewing
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Le Moné
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Pail Shop Vineyard
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Red Hook Winery
Shoe Crazy Wine
Vera Wang
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MYRTLE AVENUE SUMMER NIGHTS (SPONSORED)

Myrtle Avenue Summer Nights returns to Fort Greene and Clinton Hill this summer on the 3rd Friday of every month on June 21, July 19 & August 16.

Join us June 21, 5-8pm for FREE live music performances on our Myrtle Avenue Plaza in collaboration with Make Music New York and Sing for Hope. Performers include the steelpan ensemble Unison Steel, DJ Del, and Kateryna Matvieienko. There will also be numerous activities for kids and adults all along Myrtle Avenue, including double dutch by Elite BKLYN Jumpers, tarot card readings (& wine tastings aka Vino Visions!), caricature drawing, face painting, balloon twisting, and an arts & crafts table courtesy of Canary Swords.

And there’s still more — enjoy countless specials and activations from your favorite local Myrtle Avenue businesses: Specials include FREE juice samples from Overgreens, toothbrush kits from Ark Esthetics; Meet the Artist with Phaedra Paulson at Green in BKLYN; wine & cocktail tastings from Corkscrew Wines & Spirits, Gnarly Vines & Tipsy; and dog-friendly photo opportunities at Bond Vet and Dogtopia.

Click here for more info and a map of the night’s events.

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