Weekend Events: Jon Batiste, Jazz, Must-See Movies, And More

Weekend Events: Jon Batiste, Jazz, Must-See Movies, And More
Fort Greene Park (Courtesy Wikimedia Commons/David Shankbone)
Fort Greene Park (Courtesy Wikimedia Commons/David Shankbone)

WINE TASTINGS: here’s a list of seven weekly options!

Myrtle Avenue’s KIDS GUIDE also has great listings.

Submit your event listing to our BROOKLYN-WIDE CALENDAR or by emailing editor@bklyner.com.


(Courtesy Flickr/Jeff Stvan)

Cafe Society
When: 2:10pm, 3pm, 4:20pm, 5:15pm, 6:50pm, 7:40pm, 9:10pm, 9:50pm
Where: Peter Jay Sharp Building at 30 Lafayette Avenue
What: Woody Allen has crafted yet another love letter to the early twentieth century. This one stars Jessie Eisenberg (wither Jason Biggs?) and Kristen Stewart, with Blake Lively and Steve Carrell.
How much: $14.


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(Courtesy Flickr/ataelw)

Jon Batiste and Stay Human & Friends
When: 6:30pm (doors open)/7:30pm Emily Bear/8:15pm Emilio & Kojo/9pm Jon Batiste
Where: Prospect Park Bandshell
What: Check out Stephen Colbert’s band leader with his own band and a series of special guests in this amazing live show that promises to fuse hip hop, funk, piano, and more!
How much: Free

Comedy Night At Five Spot Soul Food
When: Fridays at 8pm
Where: Five Spot Soul Food (459 Myrtle Avenue just off Washington Avenue.)
What: There’s a free comedy show every Friday night.
How much: FREE


Photo by bkgreenmarkets.
Photo by bkgreenmarkets.

Storytime With Leah Tinari
When: Saturday, starting at 11am
Where: 686 Fulton Street
What: Leah Tinari, illustrator of The Magical Fantastical Fridge, will read from this fun children’s book before conducting a drawing demonstration. Afterwards, kids are encouraged to make their own fridge artwork.
How much: FREE.

Fort Greene Park Greenmarket
When: Every Saturday from 8am-4pm
Where: Washington Park between DeKalb and Willoughby Avenues
What: Weekly farmers market with live music and family-friendly activities

Fort Greene Park Jazz Festival: Presents Eric and the Jazz Masters
When: 3pm to 7pm
Where: Fort Greene Park
What: Eric Frazier will bring his jazz stylings to Fort Greene Park for this family-friendly affair. There might be a heat dome this weekend, but jazz will keep you cool!
How much: FREE.


How Can Anybody Fail Lunch?
OK, maybe there’s something to be said for Welcome Back, Kotter. (Courtesy Flickr/Todd Lappin)

Saturday Night Fever
When: 8PM
Where: Habana Outpost (757 Fulton Street)
What: Grab a bite  — but not a double stack of pizza, sadly — and check out John Travolta at his zenith (unless you’re _really_ into Welcome Back, Kotter) in this Bee Gees-backed love letter to the late 70’s, from the 70’s, with the late 70’s in mind.
How much: Get some food. The movie is free once you’re seated.


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