Weekday Fun: The Best Events September 30-October 2

the testament of dr mabuse via criterion

Looking for something to do keep you occupied now that Breaking Bad is over? There’s a lot going on this week to make you laugh, get you dancing, and possibly haunt your dreams…

Shotgunnin It with Tim Duffy, Lukas Kaiser, and More
When: Monday, September 30, 8pm
Where: The Rock Shop, 249 4th Avenue
What: Tim Duffy and Lukas Kaiser present an evening of free comedy. Tonight’s lineup features Kevin Barnett, Aparna NancherlaJeff Simmermon, Justy Dodge, and Eddie Brawley.
How much: Free, 21+

Geeking Out
When: Wednesday, October 2, 7pm
Where: Union Hall, 702 Union Street
What: Ever succumbed to extreme fandom? Check out this comedy and storytelling show, hosted by Kerri Doherty and Nate Fernald, where some of Brooklyn’s funniest performers gather to obsess over their pop culture favorites. This edition features Kevin Allison, Tom Shillue, Emmy Blotnick, Rob Michael Hugel, and more.
How much: $8 (available online), 21+

Shades of Noir: Forerunners, Classics and Variants: The Testament of Dr. Mabuse
When: Wednesday, October 2, 6:30pm
Where: Central Library, Dweck Center, 10 Grand Army Plaza
What: This Fritz Lang movie will get you in the Halloween spirit with spooky atmosphere and frequent visits from beyond the grave. Fun fact: The Nazis banned the film as “a menace to public health and safety” out of fear it would undermine their government.
How much: Free!

One Teen Story Homecoming Dance & Fundraiser
When: Wednesday, October 2, 7pm
Where: Littlefield, 622 Degraw Street
What: Wear your best school dance attire and dance to help a good cause! Tiger Beat, a live band made up of young adult authors will play, a homecoming king and queen will be crowned, and you’ll be supporting One Teen Story, a literary magazine that’s entering its second year of publishing YA short stories, one at a time.
How much: $15 in advance, $20 at the door; all proceeds go to One Teen Story; 21+

Gothamist Tria Night
When: Wednesday, October 2, 8pm (doors 7:30pm)
Where: The Bell House, 149 7th Street
What: Everyone’s favorite NYC blog Gothamist is teaming up with TrivWorks for a night of New York-centric trivia. We’d bet on at least one Park Slope question, as it’s where editor Jake Dobkin grew up.
How much: $10 (available online), 21+

Image from The Testament of Dr. Mabuse via The Criterion Collection

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