Prefer to do your holiday shopping at night, with live music in your ears, and a beer in your hand? The Brooklyn Night Bazaar has settled into its new digs in Greenpoint, mixing vendors flogging crafty things with mini-golf, ping-pong, art, food stalls, and live bands. This week, enjoy the soothing sounds of noise rockers A Place to Bury Strangers.
6 pm at Brooklyn Night Bazaar (165 Banker St. at Norman Avenue in Greenpoint, www.bkbazaar.com). Free.
Want to be part of a movie … soundtrack? Comedian Micah Sherman is recording a live show at Littlefield, the audio of which will serve as the voiceover for his upcoming film, “LIKE ME: A Documentary About Social Media.” The show will also feature other comedians interviewed in the film, including Josh Gondelman (the man behind Twitter sensation “Modern Seinfeld”), Abbi Crutchfield, Myq Kaplan, and Kurt Metzger.
8 pm at Littlefield [622 Degraw St. between Fourth and Third Avenues, in Gowanus, (718) 855–3388, www.littlefieldnyc.com]. $5.
A novel idea
Movies based on books are often fantastic, but books based on movies? Not so much. Comedians celebrate this much-maligned genre with “Novelization,” a monthly reading series at Union Hall. Guests this installment include SNL writer Bryan Tucker,
Christian Finnegan, and Rosebuds rocker Kelly Crisp.
8 pm at Union Hall [702 Union St. at Fifth Avenue in Park Slope, (718) 638–4400, www.unionhallny.com]. $7.
Know your doppelbocks from your dunkelweizens? Put that hop head to good use at Glorietta Baldy on Dec. 3, when the new Bedford-Stuyvesant craft beer bar kicks off its “Beer Geek Trivia” night.
8 pm at Glorietta Baldy (502 Franklin Ave. at Fulton Street, www.502franklinbar.com). Free.
Fantastic Mr. Anderson
Who knows more about Wes Anderson than Wes Anderson? Probably Matt Zoller Seitz. The New York magazine critic and Brooklynite just published a lengthy tome about the filmmaker and his works, and will be at BookCourt to share the Andersonian wisdom he has gleaned through years of dedicated study.
7 pm at BookCourt [163 Court St. between Pacific and Dean streets in Cobble Hill, (718) 875-3677, www.bookcourt.com]. Free.