Markowitz will sing his bike lane parody at satire showcase


April 23


Don’t miss your chance to see the National Theatre of Scotland’s searing look at a Scottish regiment in Iraq, “Black Watch,” now in its third run at St. Ann’s Wraehouse. That is, of course, until it’s invited back for another go.

8 pm. “Black Watch” at St. Ann’s Warehouse [38 Water St. at Dock Street in DUMBO, (718) 254-8779]. Tickets, $55-$90. For info, www.stannswarehouse.org.


April 25

‘Toxic’ work

The underbelly of creativity shines through in writer Jessica Hagedorn’s new novel, “Toxicology,” which follows two creative types — a filmmaker and a novelist — and the passion and self-destructive behavior that drives their work. Just remember, it’s a piece of fiction.

7:30 pm. Jessica Hagedorn at Greenlight Bookstore [686 Fulton St. between South Elliott Place and South Portland Avenue in Fort Greene, (718) 246-0200]. Free. For info, visit greenlightbookstore.com.


April 26

Bugging out

A man who turns into a spider. Aerial acts above the audiences’ heads. Zip lines running from one end of the theater to the other. No, this isn’t “Spider-Man,” but a new aerial show from Grounded Aerial at the Brooklyn Lyceum that explores one man’s descent into insanity through amazing aerial feats — minus the injuries and bad reviews.

8 pm. “Insectinside” at the Brooklyn Lyceum [227 Fourth Ave. at President Street in Park Slope, (718) 857-4816]. Tickets $18. For info, visit www.brooklynlyceum.com.


April 29

Body of work

As the name suggests, Body Language makes music you can move to. The band’s most-recent EP, “Social Studies,” has gained fans for its danceable grooves, and the quartet’s been churning out even more of its electronic, Trobicalia sound from its Clinton Hill studio to keep the crowds dancing.

9 pm. Body Language at Southpaw [125 Fifth Ave. at Sterling Place in Park Slope, (718) 230-0236]. Tickets $10 in advance, $12 at the door. For info, visit www.spsounds.com.


April 30

Go green

Eco-travel is the message that the website EscapeMaker is sending when it hosts a vacation fair at Skylight One Hanson. There’ll be wine tastings from New York vineyards, farm-fresh food samples, live music and dozens of weekend getaway deals for the outdoorsy sect — including shots at winning a free trip, so you don’t have to spend any green.

11 am-5 pm. EscapeMaker’s Green Getaways at Skylight One Hanson [1 Hanson Pl. near Flatbush Avenue in Fort Greene, (718) 230-0400]. Tickets $12. For info, visit www.escapemaker.com.

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