Adorable pooch Roux Roux runs away to Brooklyn in a short animated film screening tonight at the newly re-opened gallery that bears his name. After watching the movie, visitors can check out the art (including some images from the film) and enjoy a music performance.
7 pm at Roux Roux (243 Smith St. at President Street in Carroll Gardens, www.rouxr
The kitty circus is back in town! Those daring young cats on the feline trapeze are raising cash to repair their tour bus, so they will leap through hoops and ignore their trainers on command! Check it out at two performances this afternoon.
1 pm and 3 pm at the Muse [338 Moffat St. between Irving and Knickerbocker avenues in Bushwick, (929) 400–1678, www.circu
Has it been long enough since Hurricane Sandy that it can be a plot point in a romantic comedy? Find out tonight in “Third Street Blackout,” about an always-online couple trying to connect when the power grid goes down. With Janeane Garofalo and John Hodgman in minor roles. Don’t approve? Tell the directors so after the screening — they’ll be there!
7:30 pm at Nitehawk Cinema [136 Metropolitan Ave. between Wythe Avenue and Berry Street in Williamsburg, (718) 384–3980, www.niteh
The ubiquitous salad component takes a beating in Brooklyn comedian Sean Donnelly’s new stand-up album “Manual Labor Face,” in which he mocks his tendency to eat entire boxes of cookies and avoids healthy foods at all costs. He celebrates the record and his new Comedy Central special with a release party and free comedy show tonight.
8 pm at Matt Torrey’s [46 Bushwick Ave. at Ainslie Street in Williamsburg, (718) 218–7646, www.mattt
A well-composed photo can make any horror seem attractive, says author David Shields in his new book “War is Beautiful.” He discusses the book’s critique tonight with famed designer Milton Glaser (who designed the book cover) and Brooklyn Brewery founder and former war correspondent Steve Hindy. Ticket includes a free beer.
8 pm at Brooklyn Brewery (79 N. 11th St. between Berry Street and Wythe Avenue in Williamsburg, (718) 486–7422, www.brook