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. This week, everything is free!
WHAT: Househeadz Entertainment Presents Sting International, Bklyn Style “The Blessing”
WHEN/WHERE: November 12, doors open at 10:00pm, The Morgan Bar, 25 Bogart Street (between Rock St & Varet St) Brooklyn, NY 11206
WHY GO: It’s a 12-hour house music marathon! Deep house, dance classics, jazz, funk, African Rhythms and more all on the Sting International® Thunder Sound System: Hosted by Patty Poo; wetbar, thai food and snacks, lightshow by Trevor Fox and
HOW MUCH: $10 B4 midnight, $15 after
WHEN/WHERE: Saturday, November 12, 9:00pm, , 456 Nostrand Ave, Brooklyn, NY, $25
WHY GO: Sista's Place uses Jazz as a "cultural weapon"www.sistasplace.org and tonights feature performer and global treker fresh from Siberia, Bluiett brings his intense energy as bandleader, sax and flute player and composer to the table.
HOW MUCH: $25
WHAT: All Our Sisters: A Choreopoem Reading, performance and community conversation
WHEN/WHERE: Sunday, November 13th, 3:00pm, Magnolia Tree Center, 677 Lafayette Avenue ,Marcy & Tompkins, Brooklyn, NY 11216
WHY GO: A Brooklyn writer’s and opera singers’ effort to give voice to the crisis of imprisoning women for non-violent drug offenses. Choreopoem by Angeli R. Rasbury. Reading & performance by Adrienne Danrich & Nicole Mitchell. This program offered the writer and singers the unique opportunity to work together in various art forms to address a crisis
that has fragmented families. Come enjoy the reading and performance! Meet the writer and singers! Engage in conversation.
HOW MUCH: Free
WHAT: Ghana Remembrance
WHEN/WHERE: Saturday - Sunday, November 12- 13, 1:00pm – 6:00pm, , 152 Macdonough St, Brooklyn,
WHY GO: Photographer Olivia Cousins shares selected images from her trip to Ghana. There will be a slide show presentation on Sunday. Proceeds from this show will benefit women health care facilities in Accra, Hohe and Wli. Contact Olivia Cousins at (347) 622-1860 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
How Much: Free
WHEN/WHERE: August 19–December 11, 2011, Friday – Sunday, 11:00am – 6:00pm, Brooklyn Museum, 200 Eastern Parkway, Great Hall, 1st Floor
WHY GO: This exhibition presents twenty-five large-format color portraits of accomplished and influential Latinos from the worlds of culture, politics, business, and sports taken by the renowned photographer Timothy Greenfield-Sanders. In the manner of The Black List Project, Greenfield-Sanders’s 2008 exhibition at the Brooklyn Museum, which offered insights on what it means to be African American in contemporary society, The Latino List explores the meaning of “Latino” in the twenty-first century. The portraits, whose subjects include Eva Longoria, America Ferrera, John Leguizamo, Chi Chi Rodríguez, Sonia Sotomayor, Pitbull, and Gloria Estefan, will be accompanied by excerpts from a new documentary film, also called The Latino List, directed by Greenfield-Sanders with interviews conducted by Maria Hinojosa and additional interviews by Sandra Guzman, both Emmy Award–winning journalists. The photographed and filmed subjects will be seen and heard directly sharing their stories and experiences, illuminating the richness and diversity of Latino life in America.
HOW MUCH: Suggested Donation $12