October 23, 2015 / GO Brooklyn / Where to GO / Five Things to Do in Brooklyn This Week

Five things to do in Brooklyn, October 23–29

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October 23

The dub club

Ghouls get saucy tonight at “Live-Dubbed Sitcoms,” where comedians improvise new dialogue over muted TV sitcoms. The improvisers will introduce new plots and terrible character flaws to classic episodes of “The Munsters” and “The Addams Family.”

9:30 pm at Videology [308 Bedford Ave. at S. First Street in Williamsburg, (718) 782–3468], $5.


October 24


Wander down to the water this morning to see the brand new parkland on Pier 6! The new space will be filled with the Brooklyn Bridge Harvest Fest, a kid-friendly fest with a pumpkin patch, storytelling, and obstacle course, and a performance by “kindie rock” band Rolie Polie Guacamole (pictured).

10:30 am–1 pm. Brooklyn Bridge Park, Pier 6 [Atlantic Avenue at Furman Street in Brooklyn Heights, (718) 222–9939], Free.


October 25

Drink up!

Beer! The cause of — and solution to — all of life’s problems! Sample more than 100 local and national varieties of this life-enhancing beverage at Tapped, the craft beer festival taking over Barclays Center today.

12:30–3:30 pm or 5–8 pm at Barclays Center (620 Atlantic Ave. at Pacific Street in Prospect Heights, $39.


October 27

Oh, Dr. Zaius!

An animatronic orangutan OraculeTang hangs in its cage, answers questions from the audience. Yes, it’s an art installation, but why would you do this four days before Halloween? Have you never seen King Kong? This ape will doom us all!

7:30 pm at BAM Café [30 Lafayette Ave. between Ashland Place and St. Felix Street in Fort Greene, (718) 636–4100,]. Free with RSVP.


October 28

Knife skills

Chef, author, and “No Reservations” star Anthony Bourdain discuses his new culinary sci-fi comic book “Get Jiro: Blood and Sushi” about gang wars between chefs in a future Tokyo. Joining him is the book’s artist Joel Rose, and acclaimed comics artist Paul Pope.

7 pm at Book Court [163 Court St. between Pacific and Dean streets in Cobble Hill, (718) 875–3677,]. Free.

Updated 10:17 pm, July 9, 2018
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