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Five things to do in Brooklyn, Sept. 20–26

True to her roots: Queen Esther will play roots music in Brooklyn Bridge Park’s Pier Six on Sept. 22, as part of the Brooklyn Americana Music Festival.
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Friday

Sept. 20

Play misty for me

The cult classic “Mystery Science Theater 3000” brings its live show to the Brooklyn Theater tonight, starring the show’s creator and original host Joel Hodgson, donning the red jumpsuit for the last time! Tonight, Joel and his robot friends will take on the terrible B-movie “Circus of Horror” with quips, sketches, and a robot circus.

8 p.m. at Kings Theatre (1027 Flatbush Ave. between Tilden Avenue and Duryea Place in Flatbush, www.kingstheatre.com). $45.

Saturday

Sept. 21

Water colors

The Brooklyn Waterfront Artists Coalition launches its three fall shows today: “Fall In, Fall Out,” featuring local artists; “Color,” examining hue and pigment, and “Spatial Relations,” an exhibit of installation artists. Today’s opening will also feature live music at 3 p.m. and dance performances as part of the installation “On the Backs of Fireflies.”

1–6 pm at Brooklyn Waterfront Artists Coalition [499 Van Brunt St., near Reed Street in Red Hook, (718) 596–2506, www.bwac.org]. $5 suggested donation.

Sunday

Sept. 22

Queen & country

This is the final day of the Brooklyn Americana Music Festival, which has filled Dumbo and nearby neighborhoods with roots music all weekend. Wind down with a set from New York City artist Queen Esther, who will play a free show of “Black Americana” from before country, blues, and rock diverged. She will be followed by four more Americana acts.

3 p.m. at Brooklyn Bridge Park’s Pier Six (Furman Street at Atlantic Avenue, www.bkamf.com). Free.

Wednesday

Sept. 24

Murphy’s law

Rock out with the lead singer of the Wombats, Matthew “Murph” Murphy, as he tunnels into Brooklyn with his solo project, Love Fame Tragedy, playing catchy tunes from his debut album “I Don’t Mean to Play the Victim, but I’m Really Good at It,” which he says has “hints of self-deprecating humor coming through it.”

8:30 p.m. at Rough Trade [64 N. Ninth St. between Kent and Wythe avenues in Williamsburg, (718) 388–4111, www.roughtradenyc.com]. $18.

Thursday

Sept. 25

Pasty party

Brooklyn gets naughty with tonight’s New York Burlesque Festival Teaser Party, hosted by former Greenpoint resident the World-Famous *Bob*, and featuring more than a dozen male and female international strip artists and a burlesque boutique, for all your sequined tassel needs.

7 p.m. at Bell House [149 Seventh St. at Third Avenue in Gowanus, (718) 643–6510, www.thebellhouseny.com]. $22 ($18 in advance, $40 VIP).

Posted 12:00 am, September 20, 2019
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