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Five things to do in Brooklyn, Sept. 8–14

Come out and play!: Cult classic “The Warriors” will get a late-night screening at the Coney Island Film Festival on Sept. 9.
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Friday

Sept. 8

Janeane from the block

The Cinderblock Comedy Festival takes over 14 venues around Williamsburg and Bushwick this weekend, but you’ll want to catch headliner Janeane Garofalo tonight at one of her two stand-up sets: first as part of the “Women of a Certain Age” lineup, and later at the “Janeane Garofalo and More” event.

7:15 pm and 10:30 pm at Bar Matchless (557 Manhattan Ave. at Driggs Avenue in Greenpoint, www.cinderblockcomedyfestival.com. $15.

Saturday

Sept. 9

Weekend ‘Warrior’

Cruise down to Coney this weekend for a full day of freaks, fun, and film! The Coney Island Film Festival will have great screenings all day, but you’ll want to come and play for the annual screening of Coney Island classic “The Warriors,” which promises to be a raucous, quote-along affair.

10:30 pm at Coney Island USA (1208 Surf Ave. at W. 12th Street in Coney Island, www.coneyisland.com). $10.

Sunday

Sept. 10

Get Wild

You can sail in and out of weeks and almost over a year to get to where the Wild Things are — or take the G train to the Brooklyn Antiquarian Book Fair, which will exhibit more than 75 of author Maurice Sendak’s original drawings and paintings, created from the 1950s through the 1980s, as well as the plaster cow “Moo-reese” he decorated in 2000.

11 am–5 pm at the Brooklyn Expo Center (79 Franklin St. at Noble Street in Greenpoint, www.brooklynbookfair.com]. $10 ($5 in advance).

Monday

Sept. 11

The best words

Do the statements of Trump make more sense coming out of the mouth of a cartoon? Find out at tonight’s “Carousel” live reading organized by cartoonist R. Sikoryak, creator of the “Quotable Trump” series which mashes up the words of the Prez with images from comic books.

8 pm at Union Hall (702 Union St. between Fifth and Sixth avenues in Park Slope, www.unionhallny.com). $8.

Wednesday

Sept.13

Good neighbor

Photo exhibit “The Fence” stretches all the way from the Brooklyn Bridge to Pier Six — but man, who wants to walk all that way? Settle into the Photoville beer garden tonight for a video tour of artists in the show, the presentation of the People’s Choice winner, and chance to climb shipping containers full of art.

9:15 pm at Brooklyn Bridge Plaza (Water Street between Old Dock Street and Old Fulton Street in Dumbo, www.photoville.com). Free.

Posted 12:00 am, September 8, 2017
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