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Weekly NYC Events Calendar: August 8 to 14

Indypendent Staff Aug 7

The Indypendent’s curated events calendar comes out every Wednesday online and once a month in print. Sign-up for our regular e-newsletter and you won’t miss a thing. If there is an event you want others to learn about let us know.

FRI AUG 9
6PM • $25
HISTORY: Bushwick Beer History Run
A running history tour focused on Bushwick’s cultural and industrial history, having once been the beer brewing center of the city and country. Open to runners and non-runners alike and ending a nearby brewery. Funds go to Mil Mundos, a bilingual bookshop and community space.
KCBC Brewery
381 Troutman St., Bklyn

FRI AUG 9
6:30PM–9PM • $15
MUSIC: ¡No Pasarán! An Anti-Fascist Song Convergence
Join the NYC-DSA chorus and MC Katie Halper at this benefit concert for the Charlottesville Community Resilience Fund and Take Action Chapel Hill. Also on the bill: Bomba Yo, Minista Jazz Compa Ce S Ar as Musica Roja, the Jewish Solidarity Quartet and Bonita Oliver.
The People’s Forum
320 W. 37th St., Mnhtn

FRI AUG 9
7:30PM–10:30PM • FREE
MUSIC: What’s Going On: A Marvin Gaye Tribute
What’s Going On, Marvin Gaye’s 1971 classic concept album sung from the point of view of a Vietnam vet who returns home to a country torn by hatred, suffering and injustice, has become a cultural touchstone — and its relevance today is chilling. Felicia Collins, Toshi Reagon, Siedah Garrett, Kecia Lewis perform songs from the record.
BRIC Celebrate Brooklyn Festival
141 Prospect Park W., Bklyn

AUG 10–AUG 11
SAT & SUN, 10AM–5AM • FREE
FOOD: Black VegFest
Vendors galore. Dead Prez performs.
Weeksville Heritage Center
158 Buffalo Ave., Bklyn

SAT AUG 10
11AM–6PM  • FREE
GET TOGETHER: NYC DSA Beach Day
Hangout at the beach with a bunch of reds from the Democratic Socialists of America at this informal meetup. Bring any games or refreshments you might want to enjoy and share, plus towels, coolers and sunscreen.
Fort Tilden Beach
Bayshore Blvd W., Bklyn

SAT AUG 10
10PM–4AM • $0–$10, 21+
MUSIC: The Drop: Old Skool Dubstep Nite
A night of dubstep classics with two of NYC’s most established dubstep DJs, Evac Protocol and Alex English. Free till midnight with RSVP.
DROM
85 Avenue A, Mnhtn

SUN AUG 11
10AM–5:30PM • FREE
MARKET: Shop Around the World Pop-Up
An incredible selection of unique handmade goods from around the world. Meet the independent designers, makers, and fair-trade dealers and hear their stories.
Grand Bazaar NYC
100 W. 77th St., Mnhtn

SUN AUG 11
2PM–6PM • $5
MARKET: The Living Dead Market
The Jersey City Oddities Market heads to the cemetery. Come for a dozen vendors and special live entertainment.
The Historic Jersey City and Harsimus Cemetery
435 Newark Ave., Jersey City

MON AUG 12
7PM–11PM • $30
MUSIC: Black Flag
People calling themselves “Black Flag” are still making music, including guitarist, songwriter and sole continuous member Greg Ginn who helped form the legendary punk band in 1976 Hermosa Beach, California.
Brooklyn Bazaar
150 Greenpoint Ave. Bklyn

TUES AUG 13
7PM–9PM • FREE
LIT: Poets at the End of the World: A Reading at Cave Canem
Poets at the End of the World (PEW) is a collective comprised of acclaimed poets Ama Codjoe, Donika Kelly, Nicole Sealey, Evie Shockley and Lyrae Van Clief-Stefanon who dedicate themselves to social justice.
Cave Canem
20 Jay St., Ste 310-A, Bklyn