Saturday, May 26, 2012

Memorial Day in BK! 3Things to Do in Brooklyn this Weekend

Who needs the beach when you've got Brooklyn?! I'm not much of a beach enthusiast so heading to one of my favorite places, Brooklyn, is the ideal weekend destination. Here are 3 fun things to do in Brooklyn this weekend as we celebrate and honor those who have given their lives for our American Dreams. Happy Memorial Day!

Things to Do in Brooklyn this Memorial Day Weekend:
1. Dance Africa 2012 at BAM- This weekend long dance festival features the best African dance companies around and is the perfect way to celebrate the beginning of summer. Dance Africa brings the culture of the African Diaspora to life. This year marks the 35th anniversary of the festival so the performances are sure to be inspiring and entertaining. Tickets are $20 for all shows this weekend. Get more ticket info for Dance Africa 2012 here.

2. The Do-Over-The L.A. based backyard day party lends itself to Brooklyn this Sunday in celebration of Memorial Day and the Brooklyn way! The Do-Over is a laid back dance party that features up-and-coming DJs, an eclectic jams, and a diverse crowd. Kicking off the summer season with select DJs, new sounds, in a new city, The Do-Over is all about the NEW! Who knew? Admission is free. and the party goes from 2pm to 10om. RSVP and get more info here.

3. Comedy Night at The Knitting Factory-Not having to work on Monday morning provides the perfect opportunity to LOL late into the night on Sunday with Hannibal Buress and his posse of amateur and well known comedians. The show is free and no less than fun. Get there early (8:00pm) so that you can actually get in. Click here for more information about this Sunday night show.


  1. Did you get to go to Dance Africa? I missed everything, looking for deets.

    1. Hey! Dance Africa was the only event I didn't make it to that weekend.