BP Weekender: Six things to do in Brooklyn March 1-3

dance show at BAM
Head to BAM this weekend to catch a performance of “The Other Side.”
Photo courtesy of Jati Lindsay/BAM

Friday, March 1

“A Murder is Announced” at The Heights Players: Agatha Christie’s chilling classic novel “A Murder is Announced” has been adapted to the stage by Leslie Darbon and directed by Elizabeth Dove, for a series of thrilling theatrical shows! Running two weekends from March 1 through March 10, audiences will have ample opportunity to explore the many tricks and twists in this classic murder-mystery adaptation.

$20, $18 for seniors. 8 p.m.  The Heights Players, 26 Willow Place between Joralemon and State streets in Brooklyn Heights. 

Saturday, March 2

“The Other Side” at BAM: This moving dance production from acclaimed choreographer Hope Boykin brings to life Jacqueline Woodson’s picture book “The Other Side,” which tells the story of Black girl named Clover and her interactions and experiences with her white friend Anna while living during segregation.

$18. 3 p.m. BAM, 321 Ashland Place between Lafayette Avenue and Hanson Place in Fort Greene. 

“Fran” comedy show“Fran, A Show for Queens in Brooklyn” is a comedy show hosted by Ryan Leach and Mariposa Coalson that prioritizes the LGBTQ+ community, women, and other marginalized voices. Enjoy this funny, cozy, and sweet evening with comedians including Jonnea Herman, Amelia Ritthaler, and James Wend!

$15. 8:15 p.m. Brooklyn Comedy Collective at Eris Mainstage, 167 Graham Ave. between Meserole Street and Montrose Avenue in Williamsburg. 

Sunday, March 3

Family Jam concert: Join local musicians Debbie Brukman and Adam Strum for a family jam concert! Sing and dance along to some musical favorites to stave off the winter blues and perhaps enjoy a treat from the café! Recommended for children ages 0-8.

$15 for individual tickets, $45 for a family pack of four. 10:15 a.m. Shapeshifter Lab, 837 Union St. between 6th and 7th avenues in Park Slope.

Bindlestiff Cavalcade of YouthThe season hasn’t quite started in Coney Island, but some talented young performers are headed to the People’s Playground this weekend for the Bindlestiff Cavalcade of Youth! This showcase for young variety performers will feature juvenile jugglers, tiny dancers, miniature musicians, and more. Catch them on stage now before they become the next big thing in the entertainment world!

$10-$15. 4 p.m. Coney Island USA, 1208 Surf Ave. between Stillwell Avenue and West 12th Street in Coney Island. 

Introduction to Sake Tasting: Ready to dive into the world of sake? The experts at the Brooklyn Kura Taproom will take you on a beginner-friendly guided sake tasting journey, and you’ll learn all about how and where sake is made! After the class, you’ll take a brewery tour and sip some fresh-made sake fresh from the fermentation tank. 

$75. 2 p.m. Brooklyn Kura at Industry City, 68 34th St. between 2nd Avenue and 3rd avenues in Sunset Park.