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Get Out: A Vintage Bike Ride, an Artist Walk and a Love Fest

Didn't think it was possible, but summer's trying to extend itself. So Get Out!

WHAT: Brownstone Jazz Presents Alto Saxophonist/Flautist James Spaulding

WHEN/WHERE: Friday, September 7, 9:00 p.m., Sankofa Aban Bed and Breakfast, 107 Macon Street

WHY GO: BrownstoneJAZZ acoustic sound living room concerts delightfully presents an evening with Alto saxophonist and flautist JAMES SPAULDING HARD BOP, accompanied by his usual trio, Eric Lemon Bass, Sharpe Radway Piano, and George Gray on Drums. Others will help to make this a memorable night. The evening is followed with FISH FRY Intermission and OPEN MIC. If you missed him in Brooklyn earlier this Summer, its not to late. Don't miss out on this all over great musician again, for the end of Summer in Brooklyn. RSVP 917 704 9237

HOW MUCH: $20.

 

WHAT: DJ Bobbito Outdoor Film Screening and Cookout

WHEN/WHERE: Saturday, September 8, doors open at 5:00 p.m., Weeksville Heritage Center, 1698 Bergen Street, Brooklyn,

WHY GO: DOIN' IT IN THE PARK: PICK-UP BASKETBALL, NYC is an independent documentary directed by Bobbito Garcia and Kevin Couliau. The film explores the definition, history, culture, and social impact of New York’s outdoor summer b-ball scene, the worldwide “Mecca” of the sport. The film captures 180 courts across the 5 boroughs and features b-ball greats, Julius "Dr. J" Erving, Kenny Smith, "Pee Wee" Kirkland, "Fly" Williams, God Shammgod, Tim "Headache" Gittens, Corey "Homicide" Williams, Kenny Anderson, Jack Ryan, Richard "Crazy Legs" Colon and many more. Bring a blanket!

HOW MUCH: Free

 

WHAT: “Ride Fly” Bike Ride

WHEN/WHERE: Saturday, September 8, 4:00 p.m., leaving from Dixon’s, 792 Union Street

WHY GO: Summer's not over at Weeksville! Kick off tomorrow the DJ Bobbito Outdoor Film Screening at Weeksville event with a bike ride starting and arrive in style for the cookout/dance party/film screening.

HOW MUCH: Free

 

WHAT: GO Open Studio Weekend

WHEN/WHERE: Saturday – Sunday, September 8 – 9, 11:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. all around Brooklyn

WHY GO: During GO, Brooklyn-based artists are asked to open their studios to the community for inclusion in a group exhibition to open at the Brooklyn Museum on Target First Saturday, December 1, 2012. In Bed-Stuy, there are dozens and dozens of artists who will be opening their private homes and studios to give you a intimate peak. Some of these artists include Joseph Bolton, David Prusko, Fedrecia Hartley, Jessica Angel Angeli Rasbury, David Gasowski and many, many more! To see the full artist lineup and locations, go here.
HOW MUCH: Free

 

WHAT: Vodou Bar Presents “The Spread Love Fest” Block Party

WHEN/WHERE: Saturday, September 8, 12:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m., Halsey Street between Nostrand and Marcy avenues

WHY GO: There will be vendors, children's activities, food, music performances and Vodou will give away two tickets to the first game at Barclay Center (Knicks versus Nets). There will be vendors, children's activities, food, music performances and Vodou will give away two tickets to the first game at Barclay Center (Knicks versus Nets).

HOW MUCH: Free

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