Take a trip to Brazil via Hell’s Kitchen every Wednesday nights for dinner and Sunday afternoons for brunch at Samba Kitchen & Bar’s live samba music with no cover charge. Enjoy a selection of handcrafted drinks and bites as you move to the rhythms of Brazilian music. With Jackie Ribas on vocals, Negah Santos on percussion and Wesley
Join this hang-out at the lantern, where a solid line-up of stand-ups can be expected every Third Thursday of the month. Look out for a raffle, and register early for a free margarita.
A great comedy open mic. Hosted by Chase Montavon, this busy comedy hour is a fun and supportive opportunity for up and coming comics to work on their material and hear others. Sign up at 6:30. Perform 3-5 minute set. The 1st Tuesday of every month. Check out this link for more information.
Bobby Hankinson hosts a diverse line-up of LGBTQ performers for an evening of comedy and storytelling that is sure to make Mike Pence uncomfortable. It’s not just gay, it’s GAAAAAYYYYY. Gay like The B-52s are gay. Gay like Hocus Pocus is gay. Gay like Pee-Wee’s Playhouse is gay. Come for the laughs, stay for the
The Hook is a talk show, new political speakeasy, in which people of idealistic distinction are interviewed before a live audience, with ample space for interaction, surprise and discovery. Moderated by former Open City Dialogues host Jamie Hook, in the venerable back room of Pete’s Candy Store, The Hook is an experiment in the politics
A new literary series that brings musical performance and stand up comedy to the reading series format. Announced featured writers and musicians appear alongside a surprise showcase artist who will be profiled in a separate podcast. The series is hosted by Bill Lessard (McSweeney’s, NPR, Prelude) and Bud Smith (The Rumpus, Hobart, Vol. 1 Brooklyn).
At Play Date, you’ll hear new dramatic works & reinterpreted classics read with extreme vigor and pizazz. Check out this link for more information.
Four writers come in, one writers leave – or all of them do. But somebody gets a free drink. The Prose Bowl is a light-hearted open mic showdown between writers of fiction. It’s one part literature, one part bloodsport, one part American Idol. Bring a thousand words and pitch your fiction against other New Yorkers’
Over the course of 15+ years, Pete’s Reading Series has earned a reputation as Brooklyn’s premiere reading series, where today’s literary icons and tomorrow’s stars take the stage regularly. The series is curated and hosted by Jillian Capewell and Brian Gresko. Check out this link for more information.