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Five things to do in Brooklyn this week!

On the hook: This weekend is your last chance to see “Rosencrantz and Guildenstern,” about two minor characters from “Hamlet” bumbling their way to their fate, at the Waterfront Barge Museum in Red Hook.
A. Etling


Oct. 26

Barge in

R: Do you think death could possibly be a boat?

G: No, Death is…not. … Death is the ultimate negative. Not-being. You can’t not-be on a boat.

R: I’ve frequently not been on boats.

G: No, no, no — what you’ve been is not on boats.

Catch the existential comedy “Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead” on a boat! With one more performance on Saturday.

8 pm at the Waterfront Museum Barge [290 Conover St. near Reed Street in Red Hook, (718) 624–4719, www.waterfrontmuseum.org]. $30.


Oct. 27

Go-go ghouls!

The rain may cancel outdoor Halloween events on Saturday, but the show will go on at “Halloween A Go-Go,” a Coney Island party with candy, beastly burlesque babes, a costume contest, devilish dancers, and cheesy monster-movie clips, introduced by the horrific hosts of cable-access kiddie show “Ghoul A Go-Go.”

9 pm at Coney Island USA [1208 Surf Ave. at W. 12th Street in Coney Island, (718) 372–5159, www.coneyisland.com]. $15.

Pass the mic: Ad Rock and Mike D will launch their new “Beastie Boys Book” at Kings Theatre on Oct. 30.
Associated Press / Tony Dejak


Oct. 28

Creature camp

Indulge in the most ridiculous monster mash-up to date: the 1967 Rankin-Bass stop motion film “Mad Monster Party,” in which Dr. Frankenstein calls a monster convention. Get a boozy brunch and enjoy the over-the-top acting, which includes Boris Karloff as Dr. Frankenstein and Phyllis Diller as the Bride of Frankenstein’s Monster.

11:30 am at Nitehawk Cinema [136 Metropolitan Ave. between Wythe Avenue and Berry Street in Williamsburg, (718) 384–3980, www.nitehawkcinema.com]. $12 ($9 kids)


Oct. 30

Book-y boys

Beastie Boys Adam “Adrock” Horovitz and Michael “Mike D” Diamond will chill out on stage and read from the “Beastie Boys Book” tonight, which covers the band’s origin, its rise to fame, and the fallout from “License to Ill.” They will also play music from Mix Master Mike and answer audience questions. Each ticket includes a copy of the book.

8 pm at the Kings Theatre (1027 Flatbush Ave. between Beverly Road and Tilden Avenue in Flatbush), www.kingstheatre.com. $80.


Oct. 31

Rock out!

The Occasionalists will play two sets of “Rocky Horror Picture Show” live karaoke at tonight’s extravaganza, so get ready to belt out your sweetest “Sweet Transvestite!” Between sets there will be a costume contest and a raffle, which all benefits the Center for Anti-Violence Education.

8 pm at Bell House [149 Seventh St. at Third Avenue in Gowanus, (718) 643–6510], www.thebellhouseny.com. $15 ($12 in advance, $50 VIP).

Count me in!: The Nitehawk Cinema will show the campy creature feature “Mad Monster Party” at 11:45 am on Saturday and Sunday.
Rankin Bass

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