HALLOWEEN IN AUGUST: Not even thinky BAMcinématek is immune to pop culture’s current vampire fever—they just kicked off their Repertory series Bela Lugosi’s Dead, Vampires Live Forever. Tonight’s offering is hardly Twihard bait, but fans of erotic gothic camp will dig The Vampire Lovers from legendary Brit prod. co. Hammer Horror and director Roy Ward Baker. Lovely ladies in filmy negligees sink their fangs into each others’ necks, and hey, is that Peter Cushing? 6:50, 9:15PM.
NO ORDINARY LOVE: It’s BYO chairs at Coney’s Asser Levy Park, whose free Seaside Summer Concert Series – now in its 32nd year – hits a high note (or perhaps a low, growly, cozy one) as John Legend takes the stage tonight. Expect much emoting for the ladies and wearing of impeccably dapper clothing from this talented artist – he can tickle our ivories anytime. 7:30PM.
GROW ON: The greenmarkets are overflowing with gorgeousness these days, but you can only eat so many peaches and berries. Enter canning, your new best friend. At the Brooklyn Kitchen, Kelly Geary of Sweet Deliverance NYC will take you through the finer points of “putting up” fruit for those decidedly un-bounty-filled summer months—you’ll head home with a jar of preserves you helped make and plenty of intel applicable to all of summer’s goods. Jammin’ on the 1 is at 6:30PM.
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