Happy Friday! Here's a roundup of events happening this weekend in Brooklyn:
Friday, June 14th:
- The Northside Festival started yesterday, offering tons of music, films and speakers to fill up your weekend and then some. Ticket prices vary, starting at $35 for films. Check website for details on schedule and locations.
- "The Audience," in which Helen Mirren reprises her Academy Award-winning role as Queen Elizabeth II, plays early on Saturday morning at BAM. $24. 30 Lafayette Street, 10AM.
- The Gowanus Challenge takes place today, and you know you don't want to miss the first boat race on a Superfund site. Here's a previous post on the Gowanus Canal to prepare you for this historic occasion. Nose plugs optional. Free. Race starts at 2nd Street near Bond Street at 11:00AM.
- As part of the Northside Festival, Chance the Rapper takes the stage at Europa. One of his songs is inspired by a 10-day suspension from high school. $15. 98-104 Meserole Avenue, 7:00PM.
- Calexico, Susana Baca, Radio Jarocho & Akoko Nante Ensemble play at the Prospect Park Bandshell. Free/$3 suggested donation. Prospect Park Bandshell, 7PM.