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By Brooklyn Heights Office | on November 19,2014 at 3:50PM

Nitehawk Shorts Festival
Wednesday, November 19, 2014 9:30 pm -  Sunday, November 23, 2014 11:45 am
Admission varies by program
Nitehawk Cinema
136 Metropolitan Ave, Williamsburg
(718) 384-3980
Nitehawk Cinema's second annual Nitehawk Shorts Festival includes five days of short films under twenty-minutes in an opening night, weekend matinee, and midnight screenings along with a special presentation of works by Aldo Tambellini. There will also be an opening night celebration and Filmmakers Gathering in our downstairs bar. Programs consist of short films in all forms (animation, documentary, narrative, non-narrative) by local, national, and international filmmakers.
Minimum age for admission is 18. Program Subject to Change
Opening Night Schedule
$15  9:30 p.m.
Efrén Hernández – Master Muscles (14 minutes)
Dean Peterson – Ving Rhames (9 minutes)
Sam Cullman and Benjamin Rosen – Black Cherokee (20 minutes)
Trinity Andersson and Barry Andersson – Me & Ewe (7 minutes)
Elizabeth Chatelain – Jenny and Steph (9 minutes)
Mickey Duzyj and Jeremy Johnstone – The Perfect 18 (7 minutes)
Paolo Bitanga – Mang Abe’s Ube (The Farmer and the Glowing Green Shell) (15 minutes) –
Midnite Schedule, Opening day
$11, Midnight
Darren Banks – Interiors (ALT Ending) (10 minutes)
Peter McCoubrey and Luke McCoubrey – The Grey Matter (18 minutes)
Andrea McGinty – McDreamy (2 minutes)
Claire Ensslin – Pedestrian (7 minutes)
Ben Aston – He Took His Skin Off For Me (11 minutes)
David Cronenberg – The Nest (9 minutes)
Rick Niebe – Study for Interior with Figures and Sounds (4 minutes)
Jesse Burks – One Please (6 minutes)
Bonnie Black – Brute (15 minutes)
Ben Steiner – The Stomach (15 minutes) - See more at:
The mission of the Nitehawk Shorts Festival is to highlight exceptional short-form film and videos by artists and filmmakers. With a focus on those working in New York, Nitehawk Shorts Festival provides a platform for local, national, and international filmmakers to engage with new audiences and to establish a dialogue with the New York/Brooklyn film community.

LoftOpera –Il Bariere de Siviglia
Tuesday/Wednesday/Friday, November 18th, 19th, 21st, 8:00 p.m. (Doors open 7:00 p.m.)

The Green Building
452 Union St., Gowanus

The Baber of Seville, Rossini’s great opera buffa, is one of the most famous and greatest operas ever written. LoftOpera gives a full production, including a 19-piece orchestra. Directed by Laine Rettmer; Musical Director, Sean Kelly

LoftOpera enhances New York's music scene by infusing opera into Brooklyn's underground through performances in loft spaces. We're a group of young performers and administrators who are passionate about bringing opera to a new setting and a new audience with immersive stagings, large orchestras, and talented voices.

Brooklyn, STAND UP @ The Knit "Front Bar"
Monday November 24, 2014   7:30 p.m.

The Knitting Factory
361 Metropolitan Avenue, Williamsburg

Comedy night hosted by Kerry Coddet and DJ/Co-host Cipha Sounds, featuring Regina DeCicco, Jon Laster, Nathan Macintosh, Amanda Seales, and Neko White
A Weekly Stand-up Comedy Show
Every Tuesday Night, 8:00 p.m.
The Experiment at People's Republic of Brooklyn
247 Smith Street, Carroll Gardens
Every Tuesday at 8 pm, Tim Ellis and Mo Fathelbab host Manifesto! -- a comedy uprising in Carroll Gardens, Brooklyn. They bring a lineup of the best comedians in NYC and beyond to The People's Republic of Brooklyn -- a current hotbed of comic dissent. The revolution will be hilarious...and FREE!
The TUESDAY, October 26th Manifesto! will feature these amazing performers*:
Sara Benincasa, AndLynn Bixenspan, Emmy Blotnick, Sam Grittner, Dave Hill, Aparna Nancherlala, and more!.
And, stop by early to catch or to be a part of the free open mic. The weekly mic starts at 6:00 pm (sign up at 5:30).
*Lineup is subject to change
Every Tuesday Night
Beer Tasting

Every Tuesday night 7 PM
191 Fifth Ave., Betw. Berkeley Pl. and Union St. Park Slope
Beer Tasting! 'Nough said.
Every Wednesday Night
The Mandingo Ambassadors

Every Wednesday at 10 p.m.
376 Ninth St., (at 6th Avenue) Park Slope
Mamady Kouyate is a pioneer of the Guinean musical movement known as Authenticité. He played in various bands - his own band, Les Ambassadeurs du Mandingue, being one of them - but is probably best known as the guitarist in the classic Bembeya Jazz National. Kouyate, who now lives in NY, has reformed the Mandingo Ambassadors, updating the sound of his youth, but keeping it very close to the standard of Authenticité. The new All-Star band includes Mamady "Djelike" Kouyate, guitar, leader; Bebe Camara, vocal; Eudy Fernandez, trumpet; Oran Etkin, tenor sax, clarinet; Sylvain Leroux, flute, Fula flute, alto sax; Sam Dickey, guitar; Nick Cudahy, bass; Andy Algire, drums; Foluso Mimy, percussion.
Union St. Film Series
Every third Tuesday of the month, 7:00 p.m.
$10 suggested donation
Spoke the Hub
748 Union St., Park Slope
The Union St. Film Series screens independent short, feature, experimental, documentary, dance, comedic and narrative films. Every 3rd Tuesday of the month @ 7:00pm
Every Saturday
Greenmarket at Grand Army Plaza

Grand Army Plaza 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Brooklyn’s biggest, at the entrance to Prospect Park
Every Sunday
Comedy Night at The Knit "Front Bar"
 9:00 p.m. FREE! (21+)
The Knitting Factory Brooklyn
361 Metropolitan Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11211, Williamsburg
Hosted by Hannibal Burress
Every Sunday night in the Front Bar of Knitting Factory Brooklyn, Hannibal Buress hosts: Comedy at The Knitting Factory with special guests each week. Past performances have included unannounced sets from Chris Rock, Robin Williams, Sarah Silverman, Louis CK, & more!