Five things to do in Brooklyn this week!

Feeling blue: Bluegrass musician Martha Spencer will play after a screening of the documentary “Fiddlin’,” at Murrmr in Prospect Heights on Sept. 18.


Sept. 13

Family trees

Stop by the Park Slope art gallery Leroy’s Place to commune with nature at its new exhibit “Meet The Trees.” The family-friendly show will feature giant cardboard trees that talk, monster puppets, spots for funny photo ops, live music, and drinks and snacks in the gallery’s back yard.

4–8 p.m. at Leroy’s Place [353 Seventh Ave. between 10th and 11th streets in Park Slope, (718) 369–4200,]. Free.


Sept. 14

Can you dig it?

Come out and play at the Coney Island Film Festival’s annual late-night screening of “The Warriors,” the 1979 cult classic about a Coney Island street gang battling their way from the Bronx to their home neighborhood. Expect the crowd to quote along with every famous scene.

10:30 p.m. at Coney Island USA [1208 Surf Ave. at W. 12th Street in Coney Island, (718) 372–5159,]. $10.


Sept. 15

Good Taste

The 10th Annual Taste of Williamsburg Greenpoint festival this afternoon will feature some of the best restaurants, bars, and food purveyors from those northern neighborhoods! Proceeds will go to opening a community center in former firehouse nearby, and this year’s event might provide the final cash needed to finish the $1 million project!

1–4 p.m. at East River State Park (N. Eighth Street at Kent Avenue in Williamsburg, $60 ($110 VIP).

Can’t sleep, clown will eat me: Stop by Leroy’s Place gallery on Sept. 13 for the opening reception of its “Meet the Trees” exhibit, which will also feature plenty of opportunities for wacky photo ops.
Serene Bacigalupi


Sept. 18

Fiddler’s screen

Sisters Julie Simone and Vicki Vlasic are the first filmmakers allowed into the annual, 84-year-old Fiddler’s Convention in Galax, Virginia, which draws bluegrass musicians from across the country. The pair will answer questions after tonight’s screening of their documentary “Fiddlin’,” along with a live performance by musician Martha Spencer (pictured).

7 p.m. at Murmrr Theatre (17 Eastern Pkwy. between Grand Army Plaza and Underhill Avenue in Prospect Heights, $12.


Sept. 19

Could it be… Satan?

Lucifer, the Prince of Lies, Old Nick — whatever you call him, he is the subject of tonight’s lecture “God of the Outsiders,” where the Miskatonic Institute of Horror Studies discusses the bad guy downstairs as portrayed in literature, myth, and entertainment.

7 p.m. at Film Noir Cinema [122 Meserole Ave. at Leonard Street in Greenpoint, (718) 389–5773], $15 ($12 in advance).

Noodles on your noodle: The Taste Williamsburg Greenpoint food festival on Sept. 15 will also feature Instagrammable moments, along with food and drink samples from the neighborhoods’ best eateries.
Taste Williamsburg Greenpoint

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