It's Friday, and you have no clue what's going on this weekend. Patch is coming to the rescue. We've got the best bets for the liveliest, most diverse and cultural enlightening options for weekend fun. Check out our picks of activities to hit in and around the neighborhood.
WHEN/WHERE: Thursday – Friday, 8:00pm, Saturday 3:00pm and 8:00pm, Sunday 4:00pm, the Billie Holiday Theatre, 1368 Fulton Street, Bklyn, NY
WHY GO: What happens when a spoiled black Southern debutante and an angry Black Panther fall in love? The love story of a lifetime. Written by John Shévin Foster; Directed by Jackie Alexander
HOW MUCH: $12 - $25, depending upon day and showtime. To see schedule and order tickets, go here.
WHEN/WHERE: Friday, March 2, 8:00pm, Free Candy, 903 Atlantic Avenue
WHY GO: Curated by poet/singer/producer/creative Tai Allen, Noir launches as a benefit and pre-conference celebration. This kick-off event highlights the blurred boundaries between music and poetry, featuring rock/hip-hop/soul hybrids, Jessica Care Moore and (i am) isis; hip-hop, HumUni (Ish & Mega of UrbanWord fame); R&B/hip-hop Tuan X; and soul music, Shanelle Gabriel & vicelounge.
HOW MUCH: $8. Buy tickets here.
WHEN/WHERE: Saturday, March 3, 6:00pm – 10:00pm, House of Art Gallery, 373 Lewis Avenue
WHY GO: Join cartoonist Jennifer Cruté for complimentary wine, champagne, hor d'oeurves and of course CARTOONS at her first book signing party! Come see new paintings and drawings, as well as get sneak peaks at pages from the 2nd volume. Pick up your very own copy of "Jennifer's Journal: The Life of a SubUrban Girl" ($15), plus the new sketchbook! There will be a $5 raffle for a chance to win books, a Cruté Comics original drawing, a Cruté Comics original painting, or a Cruté Comics PACKAGE! You have to come to play...and play to win!
HOW MUCH: Free. RSVP at firstname.lastname@example.org (This is an adult event)
WHEN/WHERE: Saturday, March 3, 5:00pm – 11:00pm, Brooklyn Museum, 200 Eastern Parkway
WHY GO: As a kickoff for Women’s History Month, enjoy the Ladies of Ubiquita, the dopest squad of DJs around (Reborn, Selly, Moni and shErOck). The will be rocking the afterparty of First Saturdays, from 8:00pm – 10:00pm, including a preview slideshow presentation of the forthcoming coffee table book, “Afros: A Celebration of National Hair”
HOW MUCH: Free (voluntary donation to museum). Visit this site for the day’s full lineup.