Saturday, August 4: As part of its “First Saturday” series, the Brooklyn Museum is celebrating Caribbean culture with a full day of music, movies, art, presentations and dance — including Brooklyn’s own Charles Moore Dance Theater, pictured.
3 pm at the Brooklyn Museum (200 Eastern Pkwy. at Washington Avenue in Prospect Heights). Free. For information, call (718) 638-5000 or visit www.brooklynmuseum.o....
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Sunday, August 5: Join the Coney Island Brighton Beach Open Water Swimmers in their annual Grimaldo’s Mile swimming competition. After three heats of regular water sports, catch the costume contest, which requires swimmers to don an outfit that will last at least 10 minutes in the water.
8:30 am on the beach at Stillwell Avenue in Coney Island. From $25. For information, visit www.cibbows.org.
Monday, August 6: The 29-member pop group I’m From Barcelona most certainly isn’t. Hailing from Sweden, the band is bringing its kazoos, banjos and keyboards to Southpaw tonight for a rare stateside appearance. Listen closely for “Britney,” a tune about the current trials of everyone’s favorite pop star.
8 pm at Southpaw (125 Fifth Ave. at St. John’s Place in Park Slope). $13. For information, call (718) 230-0236 or visit www.spsounds.com.
Thursday, August 9: Beehived new wavers the B-52s — being billed as “the world’s greatest party band” — make their second appearance tonight at the Seaside Summer Concert Series in Coney Island. Pack some “Rock Lobster” rolls for dinner and hurry on over!
7:30 pm at Asser Levy/Seaside Park (West Fifth Street and Seaside Avenue in Brighton Beach). Free. For information, call (718) 469-1912.
Friday, August 10: Famed DJ Rekha kicks off this night of “Bollywood Disco” at Prospect Park, which also includes a screening of the 1977 classic film, “Hum Kisi Se Kum Nahin,” which features plenty of its own ’70s song and dance routines.
:30 pm at the Prospect Park bandshell (enter the Park at Prospect Park West and Ninth Street). Free. For information, visit www.celebratebrookly....