Saturday, August 10: The King of Fuh
Musician Brute Force never made it big. But a recent documentary follows where he went and what he’s been doing since the release of his infamous 1969 single, “The Fuh King,” which prominently featured a double entendre in its chorus — which made it impossible to play.
8 pm at Freddy’s [627 Fifth Ave. between 17th and 18th streets in South Slope, (718) 768–0131, www.freddysbar.com]. Free.
Sunday, August 11: Strange sounds
Check out the Brooklyn band Vernous. They incorporate vast musical spaces that are akin to Flying Lotus and Nosaj Thing with pulsing industrial dance beats and sultry vocals. Along with Vernous is the experimentally slanted Mic Raygun and Anna Aufseeser’s electronic rock project Eyes of Wonder.
8 pm at Cameo (93 N. Sixth St. between Wythe Avenue and Berry Street in Williamsburg, www.cameony.net). $8.
Wendesday, August 14: Boiling over
Dale Talde’s Pork Slope crew is hosting a weekly crab boil, which consists of blue crabs with potatoes, cornm, and sausage. There are no reservations required and the price for a six piece meal is $28 and the price for a 12 piece meal is $54.
5 pm at Pork Slope [247 Fifth Avenue between Carroll Street and Garfield Place in Park Slope, (718) 768–7675].
Thursday, August 15: Fight or flight
In the American housing crisis, many families were left homeless, but there were some that fought the banks when they tried to foreclose and they won. “A Dream Foreclosed” is a book that follows the stories of several families from Chicago, Detroit, North Carolina, and Tennessee.
7 pm at powerHouse Arena [37 Main St., at Water Street in DUMBO, (718) 666–3049, powerhousearena.com]. Free.
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Updated 10:13 pm, July 9, 2018