Still have no idea what to do this weekend? We’ve got you covered.
Here are your best bets for a good time come five o’clock Friday:
Where/ When: , 376 9th St, Friday, 5 p.m.
Why Go: Drink up in the company of the quirky musical trio of Brian Drye on piano; Ari Folman-Cohen on bass; Oscar Noriega on drums, and a rotating cast of surprise guests.
Cost: $10 donation
Where/When: , 149 7th St, Friday at 8 p.m.
Why Go: Park Slope comedy staple Eugene Mirman gathers all his funny friends at this now-annual comedy festival at the Bell House and Union Hall. Friday at the Bell House check out: Invite Them Up Hosted By Jon Glaser as Bobby Tisdale.
Where/ When: , 271 9th St, Saturday, 12-6 p.m.
Why Go: Slope Music provides the best private music lessons at an affordable price in jazz, classical, rock and folk music on a broad range of instruments including piano, bass, violin, viola, guitar, trumpet, clarinet, saxophone, flute and voice. All the teachers are hand picked by director Charles Sibirsky. Open House and registration.
Cost: Private Lesson Rates, 30 minutes - $35, 45 minutes - $45, 60 minutes - $60
Where/ When: , 729 Carroll St, then , 143 7th Ave, Saturday, 2 p.m.
Why Go: Join some of our very talented neighbors to celebrate Community Bookstore’s 40th year as a home for readers. The reading at Old first will featuring Paul Auster, Jonathan Safran Foer, Siri Hustvedt, Nicole Krauss, Mary Morris, Jon Scieszka. Party at the Community Bookstore to follow.
Where/ When: , 506 5th Ave, Saturday, 5 p.m.
Why Go: Emily & Sarah Kunstler will showcase the documentary they made about their father, activist and lawyer, Bill Kunstler. In the 1960s and 70s, Kunstler fought for civil rights with Martin Luther King Jr. and he represented the famed “Chicago 8,” the inmates who took over Attica prison, and the American Indian Movement who stood up to the federal government at Wounded Knee.