Johnny Cash Birthday Bash Weekend
Where: The Bell House, 149 7th Street, Brooklyn; (718) 643-6510 and Littlefield, 622 Degraw Street, Brooklyn; (718) 855-3388
When: Friday & Saturday
Price: $15 for each night
The Bell House and Littlefield have teamed up to present an epic birthday celebration in honor of the legendary Johnny Cash, who would have turned 80 years old this year. Alex Battles' Whisky Rebellion will perform the man in black's iconic albums "At Folsom Prison" and "At San Quentin."
An Evening With The Cast and Crew of: The Adventures of Pete and Pete
Where: The Bowery Ballroom, 6 Delancey Street; (212) 533-2111
When: Friday, 6PM
Children of the 90's (or anyone who appreciates quirky television from the days of yore), alert. Head to Bowery Ballroom for a night of awesome nostalgia, as the cast of "The Adventures of Pete and Pete" reunite for the first time to reminisce over the show's best clips and episodes.
Rumblefoot: Surf Dance Party
Where: Sycamore Bar, 1118 Cortelyou Road, Brooklyn; (347) 240-5850
When: Friday, 10PM
One of Brooklyn's most charming venues, Sycamore Bar, is throwing a beach-themed soiree and surf-tune cover band Rumblefoot is set to perform for the festivities. Don't forget to order the bar's lovely bouquet+beer combos!
Oscar 2012 Viewing Party
Where: Brooklyn Winery, 213 N 8th Street, Brooklyn; (347) 763-1506
When: Sunday, 7PM-11:30PM
This year's movie season culminates with the Oscars on Sunday, and there's no better place to class it up than Brooklyn Winery, where movie lovers can enjoy food specials inspired by some of the Best Picture nominees and an honorary sparkling cocktail dubbed The Marilyn available for imbibing.
Damned Dogs + Soft Circle
Where: New Museum, 235 Bowery; (212) 219-1222
When: Friday, 7PM
Damned Dogs use their funky tape manipulations and woodwinds to play a uniquely entrancing show at the New Museum. Soft Circle will also treat museum-goers with an experimental "deeply fun hybrid of seeminly distant sounds."
Best Wings In Brooklyn Competition
Where: Red Star, 37 Greenpoint Avenue; (718) 349-0149
When: Saturday, 2PM
Wing lovers convene in Greenpoint to sample the very best Brooklyn has to offer. Go sample and vote for your favorite!
Alex Battles & Whiskey Rebellion perform for Johnny Cash's 77th birthday: