Saturday, June 2: Someone sure knows how to multi-task. At InkÂwell, the jazz and coÂmedy club opening toÂday in ProsÂpect-LefÂferts GarÂdens, there’s a lot going on. Karaoke nights, spoken word performances and gospel brunches are just a few of the other crowd-pleasers currently in the works. Drop in toÂday for the opening celebration.
3 pm at Inkwell Jazz and Comedy Cafe (408 Rogers Ave., at Lefferts Street in Prospect-Lefferts Gardens). Free. For information, call (718) 675-6145.
Sunday, June 3: Kids songsmith Mr. Richard is bringing his tunes about animals and adventures to WilliamsÂburg’s new hotspot for the juice box set, Willy Bee’s Music and Brunch series. Mom and dad can grab an espresso and a plate of tofu scramble while the little ones make pals and enjoy the show. It is Williamsburg, folks, gotta start ‘em early.
11 am at Willy Bee’s Family Lounge (302 Metropolitan Ave., at Driggs Avenue in WilÂliamsÂburg). Free. For inÂforÂmaÂtion, call (718) 599-3499.
Monday, June 4: Park Slope’s Offshore Recordings is releasing its first album today, a drum and bass collection titled “Buried Treasure.” Featuring 10 new tracks from local and international acts, the CD also comes with a comic strip that follows the adventures of the label’s mascot, owner Brett Cleaver’s dog Bing.
Thursday, June 7: Cobble Hill resident Jeff Prybolsky’s art, informed by the excess of electronic communication in our lives, is hanging at the new Brooklyn IndusÂtries Contemporary Art space in WilliamsÂburg. Formerly a store, the spot now serves as a gallery and party space for the borough-conscious brand to promote local tastemakers. Grab a burger across the street at Dressler and make a night of it.
From noon-7 pm at Brooklyn Industries Contemporary Art (184 Broadway at Driggs Avenue in Williamsburg). Free. For information, call (718) 218-9166.
See the Sign
Friday, June 8: Tonight at the BAM Cafe, the artists currently known as Rhythm RepubÂlik — with a promised slew of special guests — will be covering Prince’s 1986 “Sign ’O’ the Times” double album all the way through. Chances are slim that the Purple One will return to Prospect Park this summer, so this looks like the next best thing.
9 pm at the BAM Cafe (30 Lafayette Ave., at Ashland Place in Fort Greene). Free. For information, call (718) 636-4100 or visit www.bam.org.