CRUEL SUMMER: 80S, 90S & 00S DANCE PARTY – 8/9 AT THE BELL HOUSE

Pounding the pavement in a New York City summer can feel like Walkin’ On The Sun. But don’t go chasing Waterfalls, because we’ve got all the Ice, Ice Baby you’ll need at the skint’s 80s, 90s & 00s Cruel Summer dance party!

On Friday, August 9, get Into The Groove at an All Night Long dance party set to the soundtracks of our lives. Once again, we’ll be taking over both rooms of The Bell House with Good Vibrations of all kinds: 80s anthems performed by kick-ass 10-piece cover band The Engagements, 90-00s hits spun by Party Like It’s 1999’s DJ Steve Reynolds, music video sing-alongs by SecretFormula, and music videos from Music Video Time Machine.

Let your True Colors shine through for our costume contest / dance-off! Need a little liquid courage? Our themed drink specials will make you feel Insane In the Brain.

Don’t wait out the weekend till Blue Monday. Let’s Dance!

Tickets are $10 at the door, or just $5 in advance with promo code “Bananarama” here.

the skint presents:
Cruel Summer: 80s, 90s & 00s Dance Party
Featuring The Engagements, Party Like It’s 1999’s Steve Reynolds, SecretFormula, and Music Video Time Machine

Friday, August 9 8pm doors
The Bell House
149 7th Street, Brooklyn (directions)
F, G or R to 4th Avenue/9th Street

Tickets are $10 at the door, or just $5 in advance with promo code “Bananarama” here.
Facebook event page: https://www.facebook.com/events/425490928286518/

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FRI-SUN, 7/19-21: SKINT WEEKEND

scroll all the way down to the ‘all weekend’ section to find events that occur all weekend (some start friday), including a shark week exhibition, free bike helmet giveaways, the new york empire state tattoo expo, a pierre cardin exhibit at the brooklyn museum, and more.

friday

various times: free outdoor movies (weather permitting):
after hours. governors island parade ground (governors island). >>
aquaman. transmitter park (greenpoint). >>
black panther. j. hood wright park (washington heights). >>
boyz n the hood. prospect park long meadow (park slope). >>
captain marvel. baruch playground (les). >>
captain marvel. behagen playground (bronx). >>
first man. the intrepid museum pier (hell’s kitchen). >>
how to train your dragon: the hidden world. bailey playground (bronx). >>
jurassic world: fallen kingdom. broad channel park (queensl). >>
ralph breaks the internet. pier 46 (greenwich village). >>
sequins (brodeuses). pier i in riverside park (uws). >>
shazam! midland field (staten island). >>
shorts in the slope. old stone house (park slope). >>
spider-man: into the spider-verse. bush clinton park (red hook). >>

fri 2-6pm: collapsing scenery, bush tetras, zah, and nymph play an avenues for justice benefit concert in tompkins square park (east village/alphabet city). free (donations welcome). >>

fri 5-9pm (+ 8/16, 9/27, 10/25): the intrepid sea, air + space museum offers free friday night admission on select dates through the season, with programming including lectures, performances, stargazing, and movie screenings. >>

sponsored: fri 6pm (+ 7/26, 8/2, 8/9): carnegie hall citywide presents a series of free concerts at bryant park, continuing tonight with a night of inspiration hosted by ray chew and vivian scott chew. bryant park (midtown west), free. >>

fri 6:30pm doors, 7:30pm show: the annual bric celebrate brooklyn! festival continues its 42nd season with burna boy, sampa the great, and dj tunez. prospect park bandshell, free admission ($5 suggested donation). >>

fri 7pm (monthly): the kweendom lgbtq comedy and storytelling show comes out again with performances by sydnee washington (mtv), justin randall (new york post), becca beberaggi (xojane), melody kamali, and keenan steiner. hosted by bobby hankinson. pete’s candy store (williamsburg), free (donations are welcome and will benefit immigration equality). >>

fri 7pm (fridays thru 8/23): hudson river park’s annual sunset on the hudson concert series continues the season with manhattan samba. pier 45 (west village), free. >>

fri 7pm: acid dad, the values, and static static play baby’s all right (williamsburg). $13 adv, $15 dos. >>

fri 7pm: with more than 100 free and benefit performances from 200 artists in 18 parks across nyc, there’s something for everyone at the annual summerstage event series. tonight: jody watley, princess lockeroo, dj joey carvello, and mobile mondays at corporal thompson park (staten island). >>

fri 7-10:30pm: roll along to ariana grande, beyoncé, rihanna, and more at a brooklyn bridge park roller rink’s leading ladies skate party. $10 admission, $7 skate rental. >>

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fri 7pm-2am (+ 7/26, 8/2): the air rooftop party series takes over bogart house (east williamsburg). free before 10pm with rsvp, $15+ otherwise. >>

fri 7pm doors, 7:30pm show: pairs of comedians face-off in debates about unimportant topics at big debates, lil issues. hosted by ariel dumas and karen chee. union hall (park slope), $10 adv, $12 dos. >>

fri 7pm doors, 7:30pm show (monthly): a drinking game nyc casts actors in a live staged reading of a beloved 80s or 90s movie and turns the whole thing into– you guessed it, a drinking game. tonight, stumble with them through jaws. the bell house (gowanus), $15. >>

fri 7:30pm: the lab, a new comedy show showcasing black performers doing new and experimental work, premieres with eudora peterson (comedy central), yedoye travis (netflix), lagina hill (ucb), nick chambers (2 dope queens), and tahlia robinson (hidden fences). hosted by kenice mobley. friends and lovers (crown heights), free. >>

fri 7:30pm (+ sat):brooklyn ballet’s first look dance series presents new work by more than a dozen emerging and established choreographers at the actors fund arts center (downtown brooklyn). $15 general, $10 students/seniors. >>

fri 7:30pm (fridays thru october): lola star’s dreamland roller disco parties return to prospect park with a different theme/focus every friday night through mid-october. tonight: 90’s hip-hop. lefrak center at lakeside prospect park, $20-22 admission includes skate rental. >>

fri 7:45pm doors (thru august): the annual rooftop films series continues with the pine barrens with a live score by the ruins of friendship orchestra, plus filmmaker q+a, live music from erik ruin, and an after party with free drinks. green-wood cemetery, $16. >>

fri 8pm doors, 9pm show: punk-pop musician mal blum plays an album release show at rough trade (williamsburg), with opener adult mom. $12 adv, $15 dos. >>

fri 8:30pm (weekly): see what all the brew-ha-ha is all about at the bitches brew comedy show, featuring stand-up by myq kaplan (netflix), josh johnson (fallon), wendy steiner (weird but nice comedy), and tommy mcnamara (boardwalk comedy). hosted by nataly aukar. the back room at halyards (gowanus), free (a tip jar will be passed around). >>

fri 10pm: music video time machine presents ‘summertime part 2: back to the beach,’ a music video party featuring 80s + 90s summer jams on the bell house front bar’s big screen. the bell house (gowanus), free. >>

fri 11pm (monthly): comedians live-riff over a screening of 1987s masters of the universe at tonight’s edition of the ‘movies r dumb’ series. hosted by chris gersbeck. q.e.d. (astoria), $10. >>

fri 11pm: awesome tapes from africa, tune day, and toribio play elsewhere (east williamsburg/bushwick). free before midnight with rsvp, $15+ otherwise. >>

fri 11:30pm: dance to franz ferdinand, lcd soundsystem, the killers, yeah yeah yeahs, arctic monkeys and more at the take me out 2000’s disco punk dance party. knitting factory (williamsburg), free before midnight with rsvp ($10 adv, $15 door otherwise). >>

fri 12:15am: keep the party going at this party is killing you: a night of all-robyn everything dance party, an afterparty for tonight’s barclays center concert. brooklyn bowl (williamsburg), $15 adv, $20 dos. >>

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saturday

sat various times: free outdoor movies (weather permitting):
aquaman. dyker beach park. >>
ash is purest white. brooklyn army terminal (sunset park). >>
dumbo (2019). east elmhurst playground (east elmhurst). >>
first man. shore park (bay ridge). >>
guardians of the galaxy vol. 2. lemon creek park (staten island). >>
how to train your dragon: the hidden world. soundview park (bronx). >>
how to train your dragon: the hidden world. tompkins square park (east village/alphabet city). >>
nancy drew. harris park (bronx). >>

sat 10am-6pm: the harlem book fair presents a full day of talks, readings, and workshops showcasing contemporary authors. harlem state office building plaza, free admission. >>

sat 11am-3pm: learn about the community gardening movement during open garden day, when over 100 community gardens across the five boroughs open their gates to the public for workshops, gardening, performances, kid’s activities, and more. various locations, free. >>

sat 11am-5pm: the american museum of natural history’s spacefest celebrates space exploration and the 50th anniversary of the apollo 11 moon landing with a day of family-friendly presentations, performances, and hands-on activities about the moon, mars, and beyond, including to the moon, a virtual reality experience by laurie anderson and hsin-chien huang (running thru 7/28). included with regular museum admission (suggested $23 general, $18 students/seniors). >>

sat 11am-6pm: discover who’s coolest at the hester street fair’s ice cream social, where attendees can taste and vote for the best from six ice cream vendors. hester street fair (les), $10. >>

sat 12-4pm: for the sixth annual nyc bodypainting day, 30 artists will paint 50 nude models, followed by a march thru the streets. maria hernandez park (bushwick), free to spectate (don’t be a creep). >>

sat 12-9pm (saturdays thru 8/31): moma ps1’s outdoor ‘warm up’ summer music series returns to the museum’s courtyard with day-long live and electronic music parties featuring musicians and djs from around the world. today: take a daytrip, smino, shenseea, boogie, everyday people, the marías, and jezenia romero. moma ps1 (lic), $18 adv, $22 dos. >>

sat 1-5pm, 6-10pm: come out + play, an annual day of family-friendly street games and an evening of social and physical games for adults, turns dumbo into a playground for all. free. >>

sat 2-5pm: muggles are welcome to the latest major league quidditch east division match, where the new york titans will face the boston night riders. prospect park parade grounds, free admission. >>

sat 2-6pm: find feline fans at the meowmania cat rescue fundraiser, featuring adoptable kitties, flash cattoos, cat selfies, a cat-themed outfit contest, vendors, and more. email rsvp for bushwick address, $5 adv, $10 door. >>

sat 2-9pm (+ 8/17, 9/21): soak up backyard party vibes at the annual str8 west coastin’ parties. project parlor (bed-stuy), free admission. >>

sat 3-10pm: for a free alternative to the big music fests, the third annual coney island music festival features seven bands including the feelies, bane’s world, the mystery lights, and more. stillwell avenue bet. surf ave + boardwalk (coney island), free admission. >>

sat 5:30pm doors, 6pm show: deals will be sealed at datemyfriend.ppt, where friends are pitched via brief, entertaining powerpoint presentations. the well (east williamsburg), $16. >>

sat 7pm doors, 8pm show: the annual bric celebrate brooklyn! festival continues its 42nd season with alloy orchestra performing a live score to 1925 silent film varieté. feminist acrobatic troupe lava opens. prospect park bandshell, free admission ($5 suggested donation). >>

sat 7:30pm (+ 7/25, 7/27): gibney dance company’s annual dance-mobile series brings contemporary performances to parks this month. tonight: micaela taylor’s eyesow at brooklyn bridge park’s harbor view lawn. free. >>

sat 7:30pm (monthly): laugh and wince knowingly at someone else’s dating experiences at the party of two storytelling and comedy show. tonight’s show features calise hawkins (fallon), brian park (vice), and christina galston. hosted by anita flores and natalie wall. bonus: admission includes wine and candy. the pleasure chest (ues), $10 adv with promo code ‘skint’ (reg. $13 adv, $15 door). >>

sat 7:30pm (monthly): musicians, comedians, comedy musicians and musical comedians take the stage at the odd rock comedy hour, a funny fusion hosted by rob paravonian. q.e.d. (astoria), $7 adv with promo code ‘orchvip’ (reg. $10). >>

sat 7:30pm (monthly): escape from your parents who just don’t understand at a ’teen angst’ edition of cat’s eye cabaret, bringing rebellious burlesque, aerial, and variety artists to the deep end (ridgewood). $15 adv, $20 door. >>

sat 7:30pm doors, 8pm show: hear new graduates of moth storyslam grandslam winner jeff simmermon’s storytelling-as-standup class perform joke-filled narratives they’ve honed over six weeks at bluebird (prospect-lefferts gardens). free. >>

sponsored: sat 8pm: join us at the intrepid sea, air + space museum’s space shuttle pavilion as we celebrate the 50th anniversary of the historic apollo 11 moon landing with to the moon, a night of comedy, history and science with the upright citizens brigade touring co. featuring lauren adams (the unbreakable kimmy schmidt), former nasa astronaut mike massimino, and nasa’s noah petro, deputy project scientist for the lunar reconnaissance orbiter, who’ll discuss the science and history behind this outrageous undertaking. the comedy team will then launch into an apollo 11-inspired improv set, bringing to life what they learned in their conversation about this ambitious endeavor. wine and beer will be available for purchase. $15. >>

sat 8pm (monthly): mom and dad find the funny at the parental approval comedy show, where comedians will perform sets aimed to please sally burtnick’s mother, who’ll be judging the fun. tonight: bardia salimi (colbert), shalewa sharpe (stay eating cookies), sally burtnick (vice), and tommy mcnamara. hosted by colin burgess. friends and lovers (crown heights), free. >>

sat 8pm (monthly): the weekly bitches brew comedy show returns to its monthly home, bushwick’s pine box rock shop, with myq kaplan (netflix), mike recine (conan), and chanel ali (girl code). hosted by erica spera. pine box rock shop (bushwick), free (a tip jar will be passed around). >>

sat 8pm (+ 7/27): have a swingin’ saturday night at kingsborough’s annual hot summer nights! free outdoor concert series. tonight: davina and the vagabonds. cuny kingsborough’s lighthouse bandshell (manhattan beach), free. >>

sat 8pm doors, 8:30pm show: washer, resounding no, greed island, and patio play alphaville (bushwick). $10. >>

sat 8pm doors, 9pm show (monthly): mix and mingle with the local artist community at an arts on site performance party. byob or partake of the donation bar. 12 st. marks place (east village), $10 suggested donation. >>

sat 8pm doors, 9pm show: arcade fire’s will butler plays rough trade (williamsburg). $16. >>

sat 9pm: electronic duo young magic plays the sultan room at the turk’s inn (bushwick). $10 adv, $12 dos. >>

sat 9:30pm: the armory comedy group’s shot4shot remake series takes a movie or tv script and blind casts it for a reading/drinking game. tonight, the group takes on the lord of the rings: the return of the king. the tank (midtown west), $5. >>

sat 9:30pm: go from zero to hero at a secretformula’s disney music video sing-along. pine box rock shop (bushwick), $5. >>

sat 11pm: plug in at the night.wav synthwave dance party at saint vitus (greenpoint). free before midnight with rsvp. >>

sunday

sun various times: free outdoor movies (weather permitting):
bumblebee. elmhurst park (elmhurst). >>
the professional . habana outpost (fort greene). >>
wonder park. kelly park playground (homecrest). >>

sun various times: stay cool and eat all the ice cream with these national ice cream day deals and events. >>

sun 12pm (monthly): classic album sunday: learn the history behind air’s moon safari (1998) and listen to the album from start to finish on vinyl + super-hi-fi equipment. nowadays (ridgewood), $10 adv, $12 door. >>

sun 12-7pm: hester street fair’s brasil summerfest block party kicks off the annual music and arts festival with a day of music and food, drink, and craft vendors. hester street fair (les), free admission. >>

sun 1-4pm: the rubin museum’s annual block party, inspired by the power within and between us, fills west 17th street street with performances, participatory experiences and activities, and more. bonus: free museum admission all day. rubin museum of art (chelsea), free. >>

sun 2-6pm (sundays thru 8/25): union pool’s annual summer thunder backyard music series continues with love + rockers and dj mihoko. union pool (williamsburg), free admission. >>

sun 3pm: audience members are cast in small roles alongside the actors at brooklyn theatre club’s immersive reading of the wedding singer. the front bar at knitting factory (williamsburg), $16. >>

sun 3-9pm: suits and sweets abound at the bikini sundae pool party at house of yes (bushwick). free admission. >>

sun 4pm, 6pm: with more than 100 free and benefit performances from 200 artists in 18 parks across nyc, there’s something for everyone at the annual summerstage event series. today: force mds and the u.m.c.’s with red alert, dj xcel + thrilla (4pm, corporal thompson park in staten island), and thee ny night train: soul clap + dance-off live review with jonathan toubin (6pm, ford amphitheater in coney island). free. >>

sun 7pm (ends today): the harlem opera festival brings performances by four winners of opera ebony’s annual vocal competition to richard rogers amphitheater in marcus garvey park (east harlem), followed by the classical theater of harlem’s adaptation of euripides’s the bacchae. free. >>

sun 7pm (+ 7/28): the amplified sundays live music series returns to riverside park south’s pier i (uws) with four concerts this month. tonight: m.a.k.u. soundsystem. free. >>

sun 7pm doors, 7:30pm show: (weekly): this just in: news-themed alternative comedy show bad news returns with seaton smith (conan), yedoye travis (comedy central), anya volz (the hard times), rebecca robinson, patrick j. reilly, and max ogle. hosted by alex ptak, kevin froleiks, and carmen lagala. cherry tree (gowanus), $5. >>

all weekend

fri thru sun: the annual new york empire state tattoo expo, presented by inked magazine, returns to the new york hilton midtown for three days. $35. >>

fri thru 7/31: get your fill of film at these film fests/series:
• fri thru 7/23: intimate epics at bam rose cinemas (fort greene). $16. >>
• fri thru 7/25: streetwise and tiny: the life of erin blackwell at the metrograph (les). $15. >>
• fri thru 7/28: japan cuts at japan society (midtown east). $15 general, $12 students/seniors. >>
• fri thru 7/31: this is cinema now: 21st century debuts double features at film at lincoln center (uws). $15 general, $12 students/seniors. >>

sat 12-3:30pm, sun 12-3:30pm: the department of transportation brings back its free bike helmet giveaways. this weekend’s giveaways are being held at nyc health + hospitals/gotham health in east new york (sat) and sara delano roosevelt park @ broome street in the lower east side (sun), with more to come throughout the spring/summer season.

sat + sun various times: the paley center for media honors the 50th anniversary of the apollo 11 moon landing with screenings of the first hour of television coverage of the moon walk, along with two documentaries and a scripted program. the paley center for media (midtown west), free admission. >>

sat thru 7/28 (closed mon + tues): discovery channel’s shark week exhibition makes a splash at the paley center with a life-size illustration of 30,000 shark teeth, a shark sand sculpture, vr, screenings, and photo ops. the paley center for media (midtown west), free admission. >>

sat thru 8/9: as part of lincoln center’s mostly mozart festival, a selection of performances and discussions are being offered for free for all at various locations. >>

sat thru 1/5: pierre cardin: future fashion, the first new york retrospective to focus on the designer in 40 years, presents over 170 objects including haute couture and ready-to-wear garments, accessories, sketches, photographs, films, and more from the 1950s to the present. brooklyn museum (prospect heights), $20-25 general, $12-16 students/seniors (includes general museum admission). >>

want more? check our website for a list of more than 60 ongoing events. >>

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