Brooklyn Buzz and Coney Island USA Present:
The 14th Annual Coney Island Film Festival

September 19 – 21, 2014

14finsquindoAt the legendary Sideshows By The Seashore and the
Coney Island Museum in the historic Brooklyn neighborhood Coney Island, New York!

Advance purchase strongly advised. Many shows sell out prior to festival dates. There are no extra service fees for advance purchase.

Festival Pass (includes Opening Night Party, All Screenings except for The Warriors) $50, Click here to purchase.

Opening Night Party, Friday 9/19: Live Sideshow, Burlesque, Magic, 2 hour Open Bar (Beer and Wine) and Finger Food! $25, Click here for info and to purchase tickets.

Saturday, 9/20, Screening Pass (includes all Saturday Screenings except for The Warriors) $15, Click here to purchase.

Sunday, 9/21, Screening Pass (includes all Sunday Screenings) $12, Click here to purchase.

The Warriors Saturday Night Screening $12

Brooklyn Book Festival

Brooklyn Borough Hall and Plaza
209 Joralemon Street, Brooklyn NY 11201
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Sunday, Sept. 21, 2014
Rain Or Shine

The Brooklyn Book Festival is the largest free literary event in New York City, presenting an array of national and international literary stars and emerging authors. One of America’s premier book festivals, this hip, smart diverse gathering attracts thousands of book lovers of all ages to enjoy authors and the festival’s lively literary marketplace.

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Shape Up NYC: Dance Fitness in Propect Park

Free Come to the Audubon Center for fitnesss classes. Shaping Up has never been this easy!

Map ItShape Up NYC Thursdays, 11 a.m.
Audubon Center

 An exciting, total-body workout that uses easy-to-follow dance steps to increase cardiovascular fitness and tone the body.

Shaping Up has never been this easy! Shape Up NYC offers free fitness classes every week at dozens of locations across the five boroughs. Shape Up NYC classes are taught by expert fitness instructors who know how to make fitness fun. Class offerings are varied and include aerobics, yoga, pilates and zumba.


Chile Pepper Festival 2014

Saturday, September 27, 2014 | 11 a.m.–6 p.m.
Cherry Esplanade at Brooklyn Botanic Garden

Brooklyn Botanic Garden’s (BBG) hotly anticipated Chile Pepper Festival returns for its 22nd year on Saturday, September 27, 2014. One of the longest-running festivals of its kind on the East Coast, BBG’s Chile Pepper Festival features a full day of fiery live music and dance performances from international musicians; unique culinary creations showcasing chile peppers, spicy chocolates, and more; botanic tours of BBG’s own chile pepper plantings; a farmers’ market offering unusual peppers from around the world; and other activities inspired by the wide range of cultures that grow and use the chile. Visitors can sample or purchase spicy artisanal food products, explore the Garden, and kick back for live music on Cherry Esplanade, enjoying a special BBG café menu of chile-inspired dishes, craft beers, and other offerings.

Throughout the day, BBG’s Cherry Esplanade Stage will host a dynamic lineup of international musicians hailing from regions where chile peppers spice up the local food and culture:

Hot Bands

11:00–11:45 Talavya
Electrifying Indian tabla drumming
Noon–12:45 Tipsy Oxcart
Bumpin’ Balkan beats
1:00–2:00 Shiro & the Raw Dogs
Red-hot rockabilly
2:15–3:15 Cumbiagra
Fiery Colombian cumbia
3:30–4:30 Tee Chaoui Social Club
Old-school Cajun dancehall fresh from south Louisiana
4:45–6:00 Alidu
Groovy Afro-soul and talking drums from Ghana
Masters Of Ceremony Robbins & Ringold
The Masters of Ceremony light up the stage with fire breathing, sword swallowing, and other blazing antics.Note: Due to a family emergency, the Cambodian Space Project will not be performing at the 2014 Chile Pepper Festival.