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Get Out: Ghostface Killah, Art-on-the-Fence and Cupcake Wars

More fun in the sun this weekend, so Get Out!

WHAT:

WHEN/WHERE: Friday, June 22, 7:30 p.m., Prospect Park Bandshell, Prospect Park West at 9th Street, Bklyn

WHY GO: A channeler of authentic Delta Blues and one of the form’s greatest modern interpreters, KEB’ MO’ effortlessly incorporates other styles into his playing and storytelling in a powerful celebration of African American roots music. He’s here for what promises to be an unforgettable solo performance, with an opening set by the dazzling Brooklynite NATALIA ZUKERMAN. According to The New Yorker, she has a “voice could send an orchid into bloom while her guitar playing can open a beer bottle with its teeth."

HOW MUCH: Free

 

WHAT:

WHEN/WHERE: Saturday, June 23, 12:00 p.m., Von King Park, 670 Lafayette Ave., Bklyn

WHY GO: Attention all Dads, Granddads, Mentors, Brothers, Uncles & Cousins. Please come out and support my "bossman", Ephraim Fetti Benton, as he celebrates "Daddy Children's Day".

HOW MUCH: Free

 

WHAT:

WHEN/WHERE: Saturday, June 23, 3:00 p.m., Zion Gallery, 152 MacDonough, Bklyn

WHY GO: Cupcake bakers, Charlotte Brown, Jean Ford-
Cummings, Linda Hartley, Wayne Hartley and Inskip Miller compete for the title, Best Decorated Cupcakes.  Proceeds from the sale of the cupcakes will go to the Zion Gallery College Fund.  We are raising funds to support our local college students.  We will also have other baked goods for sale.  Come join us for a fun afternoon!

HOW MUCH: Free

 

WHAT:

 WHEN/WHERE: Saturday, June 23, 7:30 p.m., Prospect Park Bandshell, Prospect Park West at 9th Street, Bklyn

WHY GO: Def Jam core artist GHOSTFACE KILLAH, the most prolific record-maker in the Wu-Tang Clan pantheon, headlines this birthday celebration. Celebrate Brooklyn! and Lyricist Lounge have a history that dates back to 2006 and includes shows with KRS-ONE, a Crooklyn Dodgers reunion, Big Daddy Kane, and Raekwon—it’s always a highlight of the NYC summer in hip-hop. Check back often for lineup updates.

HOW MUCH: Free

 

WHAT: Fulton Art Fair

WHEN/WHERE: 12:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m., Saturday-Sunday, through the end of June, Fulton Park, Fulton Street between Lewis and Stuyvesant avenues, Bklyn

WHY GO: Saturday’s lineup includes designer’ Obama-textile fashion show at 3pm; Nadia Joseph of the Asha Dance Company at 3:30 and jazz from the Jeff King Band at 4:00. At 5pm, Forces of Nature dancers Johari Mayfield, Vaughn Subran and Omari Contaste will perform “Araminta,” a work-in-progress dedicated to Harriet Tubman and choreographed by Dyane Harvey, the company’s assistant artistic director. On Sunday, Fairgoers will enjoy the artistry of dub poet Osagyefo and the hilarious antics of rising star comedian Maeshay K. Lewis.

HOW MUCH: Free

Jimmy McNair June 22, 2012 at 08:35 PM
Thank you for the event and for enlightening the community and producing smiles that say unspoken words. Definitely two thumbs up. Jmcnaif3084@ymail.com

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