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Aug. 8

A score to settle

Wing Chun meets wailing guitars when Nitehawk Cinema screens the 1973 Bruce Lee classic “Enter the Dragon” with a live score performed by soundtrack-loving rock band Morricone Youth. The show starts at midnight, but get in early for a seat.

Midnight at Nitehawk Cinema [136 Metropolitan Ave. near Berry Street in Williamsburg, (718) 384–3980,]. $16.


Aug. 9

Brooklyn celebrated

Well, it was fun while it lasted. After more than two months of awesome free shows at Prospect Park, the Celebrate Brooklyn! festival finally wraps up with one last awesome free show. Playing the series off will be singer-songwriter star St. Vincent and Brooklyn’s own baroque-pop outfit San Fermin.

7:30 pm at Prospect Park Bandshell (Ninth Street and Prospect Park West in Park Slope, Free.


Aug. 10

Wei goodbye

This is the last day you can catch “Ai Weiwei: According to What?” at the Brooklyn Museum. The exhibition of works by the famed Chinese artist and activist includes an installation made from 700 bicycles, and “Dropping a Han Dynasty Urn” a controversial piece that allegedly shows Ai smashing an ancient vase.

At the Brooklyn Museum [200 Eastern Parkway between Washington and Flatbush avenues in Prospect Heights, (718) 638–5000,]. $15.


Aug. 12

Bayin’ alive

Catch some Saturday night fever — on a Tuesday! Cover band Disco Unlimited brings the dance-floor hits of the 1970s back to their spiritual home in Bay Ridge with a free concert at Shore Road Park. Bring your flashiest platform shoes — the band is known for its gloriously gaudy outfits and syncopated on-stage moves.

7 pm at Shore Road Park [Shore Road at 79th Street in Bay Ridge]. Free.


Aug. 13


Wham! Pow! Bort! The Avengers — and other famous superheroes — assemble at Barclays Center Aug. 13–17 for “Marvel Universe Live,” a live-action arena show featuring stunts, martial arts, pyrotechnics, motorcycles, and more spandex than a Suzanne Somers Thighmaster commercial.

7 pm at [620 Atlantic Ave. at Flatbush Avenue in Prospect Heights, (917) 618–6100,]. $25–$100.

Updated 10:17 pm, July 9, 2018
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