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Weekday Fun: The Best Events February 3-5


The snow can’t stop trivia, live music, and more this week, so get out and enjoy it (but be careful getting around).

Where: The Gate, 321 5th Avenue
UPDATE: Sorry guys, just learned that trivia at The Gate has gone on hiatus, so if you head out to the bar tonight, you’ll just have to quiz your friends yourself.

Size Matters: Michael Webster’s Leading Lines
When: Monday, February 3, 8-11pm
Where: Tea Lounge, 867 Union Street
What: Listening to Michael Webster’s Leading Lines, a 17-piece jazz orchestra with strings featuring Michael on tenor sax, while sipping on some tea (or something a bit stronger) could be a nice way to spend this snowy evening.
How much: $10 suggested donation

Punderdome 3000
When: Tuesday, Feburary 4, 8pm (doors 7:30pm)
Where: Littlefield, 622 Degraw Street
What: Brooklyn’s premier monthly punning competition is back in all its linguistic glory. The event is open to all, but only 18 spots are reserved for competitors who want to participate in competitive spontaneous pun-making, and they go to individuals or duos on a first-come/first-served basis.
How much: $7 at the door, $6 in advance

The Moth StorySlam
When: Tuesday, February 4, 8pm (doors 7:30pm)
Where: The Bell House, 149 7th Street
What: The monthly event, usually scheduled for Monday, is on Tuesday this time. Whether you’re chosen to tell your 5-minute story or you just get to listen to others, the topic this month — happy — is sure to be compelling enough to keep your mind off all the snow. The winning storyteller of the night gets to move on to a GrandSlam Championship.
How much: $8 at the door

Screening: Free Angela And All Political Prisoners
When: Wednesday, February 5, 6:30pm
Where: Central Library, Dweck Center, 10 Grand Army Plaza
What: See the documentary about Angela Davis, who was incarcerated for aiding and abetting the kidnap and murder of a judge and several others in a 1970 shootout. Director Shola Lynch will be on hand to present the film and discuss.
How much: Free!

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