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Weekend Art Events: November 9-12 (The Other Art Fair, Red Hook Open Studios & More)

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It’s getting chilly out but that shouldn’t stop you from checking out some cool stuff happening this weekend.

Meet local restaurant-owners and sample their fare at the Carroll Gardens/Cobble Hill Fall Food Crawl or meet local artists at The Other Art Fair, Red Hook Open Studios, or SOHO20 Benefit auction and party.

Find out what else is going on down below. Also, check out the BKLYNER Calendar for more events happening around town or to list an event of your own.

Taste of Brooklyn 2017 Fall Food Crawl – Carroll Gardens/Cobble Hill
When: Thursday, November 16, 3pm to 8pm
Where: Various location, Carroll Gardens & Cobble Hill
What: Try delicious bites from over 20 local restaurants while strolling the historic streets of Cobble Hill and Carroll Gardens. All proceeds benefit Seeds in the Middle.
How Much: Tickets $20 for 4-tastes; $50 for 11-tastes

Tone Johansen and the Handsome Gents, courtesy of Brooklyn Conservatory of Music

Brooklyn Conservatory of Music, House Party 2017
When: Thursday, November 9, 6:30pm
Where: Brooklyn Conservatory of Music, 58 7th Avenue, Park Slope
What: The Brooklyn Conservatory of Music is celebrating its 120th anniversary by filling the five stories of their 19th-century brownstone building with live musical performances and experiences, food and drink, and entertainment in each room!
How Much: Tickets start at $200

The Commons Choir: mayday heyday parfait
When: Thursday, November 9, Friday, November 10, and Saturday, November 11 at 8pm; Sunday, November 12 at 3pm
Where: BRIC House Ballroom, 647 Fulton Street (enter on Rockwell Place), Fort Greene
What: A multiethnic, multilingual cast combines song, dance, and poetry to illustrate how our stories and histories are interdependent.
How Much: Tickets $20 advance/$23 at door

Optics 0:1:Combinations
When: Thursday, November 9, 8pm
Where: Roulette, 509 Atlantic Avenue, Boerum Hill
What: This festival combines multi-media with live performances to examine modes of creation, production, and performance involving video-based technology.
How Much: Tickets $20, $15 seniors/students

The Other Art Fair
When: Thursday, November 9 through Sunday, November 12
Where: Brooklyn Expo Center, 72 Noble Street, Greenpoint
What: Presented by Saatchi Art, The Other Art Fair returns for a second edition, showcasing 120 emerging artists selected by a committee of art world experts.
How Much: Tickets $7 to $30

Marcel | The Art of Laughter
When: Through Sunday, November 19
Where: Polonsky Shakespeare Center, 262 Ashland Place, Fort Greene
What: A double-bill of comic one-acts. In Marcel, an aging physical comedian battles a clipboard-wielding nemesis who tests him with a series of absurd tasks. In The Art of Laughter, Jos Houben explores everyday life, such as a baby’s first steps and a man falling in a restaurant, illustrating why laughter is at the core of humanity.
How Much: Tickets $90 to $100

White Man On A Pedestal, courtesy of Pioneer Works

Pioneer Works Second Sundays
When: Sunday, November 12, 4pm to 9pm
Where: Pioneer Works, 159 Pioneer Street, Red Hook
What: Visitors to this edition of Second Sundays can check out the new exhibit, White Man On A Pedestal; Tables of Content, an exhibition of work by the Pioneer Works’ Design team; and the studio space of artist-in-residence, Camel Collective. Stick around for the Red Hook Open Studios afterparty.
How Much: $10 suggested donation

Red Hook Open Studios
When: Sunday, November 12, 1pm to 6pm
Where: Various locations in Red Hook
What: Red Hook-based artists and makers will open up their studios to visitors. An afterparty will take place in conjunction with Pioneer Works’ Second Sundays (see above). For information and a map, visit the Red Hook Open Studios Facebook page. Printed maps will be available at multiple locations.

Via Facebook

The Montauk Club Vintage Holiday Market
When: Sunday, November 12, 10:30am to 4pm
Where: The Montauk Club, 25 8th Avenue, Park Slope
What: A Vintage Holiday Market hosted in the historic club house’s grand ballroom. Learn more here.
How Much: Free

Making Movies That Change Lives
When: Monday, November 13, 6:30pm
Where: St. Francis College, Founders Hall, 182 Remsen Street, Brooklyn Heights
What: Steven Rosenbaum (Senior Advisor, Oaklins DeSilva+Phillips) will moderate a discussion with Erin Lee Carr (Writer/Director, HBO’s Thought Crimes and Mommy Dead and Dearest), Kahane Cooperman (Executive Producer, The New Yorker Presents), and Andrew Rossi (Filmmaker, Ivory Tower and Bronx Gothic) about how the advocacy filmmakers get their documentaries and films produced and seen.
How Much: 
Free, register here

Via Facebook

SOHO20 2017 Benefit
When: Tuesday, November 14, 6pm to 9pm
Where: SOHO20 Gallery, 56 Bogart Street, Bushwick
What: At this art auction and party, SOHO20, the non-profit, artist-run organization promoting women artists, celebrates another year in Bushwick with its vibrant community of artists and supporters. Ten-percent of all ticket sales will go toward Hurricane Harvey and Hurricane Maria relief efforts.
How Much: Tickets $50 to $650, all tickets $250 and above come with a piece of artwork

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