Five things to do in Brooklyn this week! • Brooklyn Paper

Five things to do in Brooklyn this week!

Bits of laughter: Humorists Halle Kiefer and Sachi Ezura will host the all-female comedy show “50 Lady Bits” at the Bell house on Aug. 26.
Photo by Stefano Giovannini


Aug. 24

Gort to go

If an alien spaceship landed in Washington, DC and started issuing ultimatums — well, it couldn’t get much worse, right? Fantasize about the reasonable rule of Klaatu the alien and his sidekick Gort the robot, while watching the 1951 flick “The Day the Earth Stood Still” under the stars.

7:45 pm at Narrows Botanical Gardens (Enter on Shore Road between Bay Ridge Avenue and 72nd Street in Bay Ridge, www.narrowsbg.org). Free.


Aug. 25

Evil umpire

The Force will be with the Brooklyn Cyclones tonight in their match against the Connecticut Tigers, because it is Star Wars night! The park will be overrun with droids and Jedi, and the first 2,000 fans to join will get a handsome “Dark Side” jersey.

6 pm at MCU Park [1904 Surf Ave. at W. 17th St. in Coney Island, (718) 449–8497], www.brooklyncyclones.com. $12–$19 ($10–$17 in advance).


Aug. 26

Bit parts

Get ready for a night of junk jokes, as 50 female comedian each deliver a tight one-minute set about their private parts. Proceeds from tonight’s “50 Lady Bits” show, hosted by Sachi Ezura and Halle Kiefer (pictured) will go to benefit Planned Parenthood..

8 pm at the Bell House [149 Seventh St. at Third Avenue in Gowanus, (718) 643–6510, www.thebellhouseny.com]. $20 ($15 in advance).


Aug. 28

Wilde time

Class up your week by catching a daring new production — and a brand new translation — of Oscar Wilde’s French vese play “Salome,” a decadent tale about King Herod, his daughter Salome, and the doomed John the Baptist.

8 pm at Irondale Center [85 S. Oxford St. at Lafayette Avenue in Fort Greene, (718) 488–9233, www.irondale.org]. $15.


Aug. 30

Grrl power

The Louisville-based “Kentucky-fried queer punk” band GRLwood has been tearing up stages with patriarchy-destroying songs from its debut album “Daddy.” Tonight the band plays with Pink Mexico and Half-Wet.

9:30 pm at Baby’s All Right [146 Broadway between Bedford and Driggs avenues in Williamsburg, (718) 599–5800], www.babysallright.com. $10.

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