If you enjoy the sounds of upbeat Afro-Cuban music and bowling, The Pedrito Martinez Group at Brooklyn Bowl is a good way to spend Monday, December 16. Mr. Martínez was a founding member of the highly successful, Afro-Cuban/Afro-Beat band, Yerba Buena. Doors open at 6pm, show starts at 8pm. $10 cover.
Brooklyn-based rapper, Talib Kweli — famously known as a lyrically-gifted, socially aware rapper and as a member of Black Star — will be performing at Brooklyn Bowl on Tuesday, December 17. Doors open at 6pm, show starts at 9pm. Cover: $15. Gravitas in stores now.
The Food Network presents the Sixth Annual Wine and Food Festival. A 4-day festival — October 17 – 20, 2013 — that offers a variety of culinary treats and enough wine to last wino’s until Thanksgiving. Eat. Drink. End Hunger. And meet some of the most recognizable personalities in the business.
Considering a move to Harlem? Join Park to Park, Studio Museum of Harlem, Corbin Hill Food Project, Harlem World and HP2P as they celebrate Harlem Oktober Fest, a welcoming festival intended to attract non-harlemnites. The festival will host free events between October 10 – October 23.
The Village Voice presents Brooklyn Pour 2013, a craft beer festival located at Skylight One Hanson Place. Enjoy over 100 brews, beer talks and DJ sets by Marissa Paternoster and Joe Steinhardt. Date: Saturday, October 12th, 3pm – 6pm. Limited tickets available.