Aloe Blacc MetroTech Commons, Brooklyn Noon Free Click here for more free New York City events & things to do.
Coming Home MetroTech Commons, Brooklyn 8pm doors Free 8:00 PM Open 8:30 PM Live Music by Shenandoah and the Night 9:00 PM Films It’s never easy to go home, but this program of spirited black comedies, fraught animations and intimate documentaries offers hope for reconciliation. Everybody grows up, and finds their own way. Friends are [...]
New York Filmmakers MetroTech Commons, Brooklyn 8pm Free Many of the most innovative films and filmmakers in the world are coming out of Brooklyn. Kicking off our series in Downtown BK, we present daring shorts by local filmmakers. 8:00pm Doors open 8:30pm Live music by Ami Dang 9:00pm Films Click here for more free New [...]
Arturo O’Farrill and the Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra MetroTech Commons, Brooklyn Noon Free The son of legendary big band leader and arranger Chico O’Farrill, Grammy winner Arturo O’Farrill honed his skills playing piano with Carla Bley, Wynton Marsalis, Dizzy Gillespie, and other luminaries before taking over his father’s big band in the 90s. Called a [...]
Larry Graham and Graham Central Station MetroTech Commons, Brooklyn Noon Free The original bassist for Sly & The Family Stone and the driving low end on classics like “Dance to the Music,” Larry Graham was essential to the late-1960s funk sound. Credited with inventing the “slap bass” technique, Graham performed with Jackie Wilson, John Lee [...]