Friday, March 29
MUSIC: The Breeders
For the first performance of their LSXX tour, which celebrates the 20th anniversary of the band's iconic second album Last Splash, The Breeders will be playing the album in it's entirety with the album's original line-up. We're still looking for the divine hammer, maybe we'll find it that night at the show?
The Bell House, 149 7th St. Brooklyn. 9:00pm, $20
PARTY: We Got Our Beer and Wine License!!
Raise a glass to the New York State Liquor Authority, as the Silent Barn is dry no more! Music will be provided by DJs from WFMU, WNYU and Ad Hoc.
Silent Barn, 603 Bushwick Avenue. 8:30 p.m. Free.
Saturday, March 30
MUSIC: Aputumpu Music Festival
Spanning four days, the Aputumpu Music Festival will showcase all the best up and coming Brooklyn music acts. From electronic DJs to pop-punk bands, Aputumpu will fill some of Williamsburg's best music venues with rising acts worth seeing.
Various Locations, Brooklyn. $10-30.
FOOD: The Craft Beer Festival
The Craft Beer Festival features over 150 different beer venues serving up unlimited samples of artisan alcoholic brews. With two sessions during the day (one in the afternoon and one in the evening) you'll have plenty of time to try them all.
Park Avenue Armory Park & 67th St. New York. 1:30pm and 7:00pm, $55-$135.
FASHION: Only Hearts Sample Sale
Looking to liven up your collection of Old Navy briefs with shot elastic bands? Shop Only Hearts' selection of classically feminine lingerie and "inner outerwear" at their annual tent sale where you can save up to 80% off on merchandise.
230 Mott St, New York. 11:30am to 7:30pm.
Sunday, March 31
FILM: Girls Just Want to Have Fun
Watch Sarah Jessica Parker and Helen Hunt run around Chicago as rebellious Catholic school girls obsessed with winning a coveted spot on dance competition show Dance TV. Shannen Doherty has a bit role in this classic '80s flick as well. Could this movie be any better? Slow, slow, quick, quick, slow.
Nitehawk Cinema, 136 Metropolitan Ave, Brooklyn. 12:00pm. $11
Monday, April 1
BOOKS: Lit Crawl NYC, Geek Love
Love books? Love love but can't seem to find it? Lit Crawl NYC's Geek Love night is for you. Hosted by writers Emma Straub and Teddy Wayne, this night will be filled with literary trivia, drinks, and match-making.
Powerhouse Arena, 37 Main St, Brooklyn. 7:00 pm. $15
MUSIC: Syl Sylvain + Glen Matlock (Acoustic)
Though Syl Sylvain and Glen Matlock didn't command the stage as well as their respective bandmates in the New York Dolls and Sex Pistols, the two musicians were instrumental in making sure those bands' songs outlasted their poses.
City Winery, 155 Varick Street. 6 p.m. doors/8 p.m. show. $15-20. Tickets here.
Tuesday, April 2
KGB Bar, 85 East Fourth Street. 7 p.m.
MUSIC: Mykki Blanco
Mykki Blanco is a strong force in NYC's alternative rap scene, with a fiery stage presence and snarling, in-your-face raps. Her live show at Bowery Ballroom is not-to-be missed.
Bowery Ballroom, 6 Delancey Street. 8 p.m. $15
Wednesday, April 3
Katie Crutchfield's latest music venture Waxahatchee is capturing everyone's attention with debut album Cerulean Salt's beautiful, acoustic melodies and autobiographical songwriting.
285 Kent Ave, Brooklyn. 7 p.m. $10