Get Out: SOLA's Sidewalk Soiree, Urban World Film Festival and a House Party in the Park

Although the air is turning crisp, it's predicted clear skies all weekend. So Get Out!


WHEN/WHERE: Friday, September 14, 6:30 p.m., Billlie Holiday Theatre, Restoration Plaza, 1368 Fulton Street, Bklyn

WHY GO: This event will mark Urban World’s first-ever Brooklyn community pre-festival screening. The official Urbanworld® Film Festival, scheduled for September 19-23, is the largest internationally competitive festival of its kind. The five-day festival includes narrative features, documentaries, and short films, as well as panel discussions, live staged screenplay reading. Films to be screened: "The Christmas Tree,” "Mikel’s Faith"and"Junior and the Saint."



WHAT: The Irondale Ensemble’s “Color Between the Lines”

WHEN/WHERE: Friday, September 14, 7:30 p.m., Flatbush Reformed Church, 890 Flatbush Ave., Bklyn

WHY GO: “Color Between the Lines” is an original work devised by the Irondale Ensemble and developed as part of the borough’s first public history project to explore the abolitionist movement in Brooklyn.




WHEN/WHERE: Saturday, September 15, beginning at 10:00 a.m., Lewis Avenue between Decatur and Halsey streets

WHY GO: The Shops of Lewis Avenue (SOLA) presents its 7th annual event, a highly anticipated and much appreciated block party showcasing the area’s business, with fun, music and entertainment for people of all ages. Come experience Therapy Wine Bar’s Wine Ice Cream Social and Tea Shirt Party as well as the ever-popular Pop-up Roller Skating Rink sponsored by the Bedford Stuyvesant YMCA



WHAT: Outdoor House Party in the Park feat. Sting International/Don Welch

WHEN/WHERE: Saturday, September 15, 2:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m., COMMODORE BARRY PARK, Flushing and Park Ave, between Navy Street and N. Elliot Place, Bklyn

WHY GO: Deep House & Dance Classics on 8 STACKS OF THUNDER! Bring the family!


WHAT: Fundraiser: Singers, Artists and Musicians for Obama—Part II

WHEN/WHERE: Sunday, September 16, 7:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m., Sugar Hill Restaurant, 16 Dekalb Avenue, 2nd fl., Bklyn

WHY GO: Calling all artists to contribute your talent for a showcase and jam session. It’s a fundraiser to help send President Barack Obama back for a second term

HOW MUCH: $10 minimum donation

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K-RainsMom September 16, 2012 at 09:36 PM
awwww.... @ that lil' girl (in the pic). Her and my daughter became dance partners after her performance.....too sweet.
C. Zawadi Morris September 16, 2012 at 10:57 PM
@K-RainsMom, thanks for sharing your pics from the festival! Love it!


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