Sunspots for October


Sistas The Musical

Date: Saturday, September 26, 2015-December 27, 2015

Time: Saturday/Sunday performances at 4:30pm

Address: St Luke’s Theatre 308 West 46th Street, NY, NY

For Tickets/Information: 212-977-5925

This new off Broadway musical, Sistas, centers on a family preparing to bury the matriarch of the family. These women discuss their family history and the history of African-American women through popular music that spans from the era of Billie Holiday’s music through Beyoncé. After the matriarch’s death, the women in the family clean their grandma’s attic and find some treasures which restore the love and memories that have been packed away. Some musical hits that you will hear include; “Oh Happy Day,” “Mama Said,” Gloria Gaynor’s ever-famous, “I Will Survive,” “Tyrone,” and “ A Woman’s Worth.”


ComedySports NYC

Date: Saturday, September 26, 2015-November 21, 2015

Time: 6pm

Address: 318 West 53rd Street NY, NY 10019

For Tickets/Information: 646-580-0291

ComedySports New York has been entertaining fans of improve comedy since 2004. There is always an interactive component to the show, where audience members can end up on the stage. Laughter is the best medicine and always makes people feel good.


 Pinkalicious

Date: Saturday, September 26, 2015-October 25, 2015

Time: 1 pm

Address: Lynn Redgrave Theatre 45 Bleecker Street, NY, NY

For Tickets/Information: 212-579-0528 All children over the age of one must have a ticket to the show.

Pinkalicious likes to eat pink cupcakes and doesn’t listen when her parents tell her to stop eating them. Pinkalicious ends up in the doctor’s office and now has Pinkititis, which turns her pink from head to toe. Follow the adventures of Pinkalicious. A must see for everyone.


 The Rock and Roll Playhouse Presents: Music For Little Rockers

Date: Sunday, September 27, 2015

Time: 11am

Address: Brooklyn Bowl, 61 Wythe Avenue Brooklyn, NY

For Tickets/Information: therockandrollplayhouse.com/brooklynbowl    Tickets are $7 per person

The Rock and Roll Playhouse is a non-profit organization that presents musical education to children that they might not receive in school. Every weekend there will be a children’s music workshop this fall beginning Sunday, September 27th at the Brooklyn Bowl.  These workshops are designed to teach children about music while allowing the children to have fun at the same time. Workshops are 60 minutes long and are specifically designed for children 7 and under, but all members of the family are welcome at this family show. Tickets are $7 per person.

(Photos by Pamela Stern)


Classic Sunday Jazz Brunch Cruise

Date: Sunday, September 27, 2015-December 27, 2015

Time: Board at 12 noon

Address: Board from Pier 40 at Hudson River Park 353 West Street, Brooklyn, NY 10014

For Tickets/Information: 1-888-467-6256

This two hour cruise will allow patrons to have a wonderful brunch buffet menu along with a dessert station which also has coffee or tea available.  There will also be a jazz band on board to get you into your dancing mode. This is great to do this time of the year.


Schooner Adirondack Cruise

Date: Sunday, September 13, 2015- October 11, 2015

Time:  6 pm

Address: Cruise departs from Pier 62, 62 Chelsea Piers Manhattan, NY 10011

For Tickets/Information:  www.goldstar.com/events/manhattan-ny/sunset-sail-on-the-schooner-adirondack

This evening cruise passes some of the borough’s waterside landmarks. There will be complimentary champagne, beer, wine and soda. This is NOT an unlimited booze-cruise. This is a relaxing, peaceful, elegant experience for guests. Food is not served on this cruise but guests are allowed to bring their own food with them.


R. Kelly

Date: Friday, September 25, 2015

Time: 8pm

Address: Barclays Center, 620 Atlantic Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11217

For Tickets/Information: 1-800-745-3000 or at ticketmaster.com

R & B recording artist R. Kelly will be performing as part of the third anniversary of the Barclays Center on Friday, September 25th.  Some of his hits that you know and love are; “I Believe I Can Fly,” and “Ignition.” Tickets are on sale and can be purchase at ticketmaster.com


Crafts Festival

Date: Saturday, October 3-4 and October 10-11, 2015

Time: Saturdays 11am-8:30pm and Sundays10am-6:30pm

Address: Lincoln Center, 64th Street at Columbus Avenue, NY, NY

For Tickets/Information:  www.craftsatlincoln.org 973-746-0091 There is FREE admission to this festival.

Over 250 craft displays and there will be sele3ctions from every region in the United States. There will be entertainment, craft demonstrations, food and desserts. There will be different crafts each weekend.


New York Islanders vs Chicago Blackhawks

Date: Friday, October 9, 2015

Time: 7:30pm

Address: Barclays Center, 620 Atlantic Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11217

For Tickets/Information: 1-844-33-ISLES o620 Atlantic Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11217rwww.barclayscenter.com/ny-islanders

The New York Islanders will open up the 2015 season with the first regular season National League game in Brooklyn against Stanley Cup champion Chicago Blackhawks.

For all the schedule information please refer to the website at www.barclayscenter.com/ny-islanders


Just For Men National Beard & Moustache Championships

Date:  Saturday, November 7, 2015

Time: 1pm

Address: Kings Theatre, 1027 Flatlands Avenue, Brooklyn, NY  11226

For Tickets/Information: nationalbeardchampionships.com

The 2015 Just for Men National Beard and Moustache Championships will take place at the Kings Theatre in Brooklyn, NY, due to time constraints, the competition will be limited to the first 300 contestants who register and there will be no more than 48 entries in each category. The Fire Department of the City of New York (FDNY) will be the official beneficiary of the event, in celebration of the department’s 150th Anniversary.

The purpose of this event is to find and honor the best facial hair in America. Beardsmen from all over are invited to compete. A panel consisting of distinguished judges will choose the best of the best in 18 categories. This competition is open to the public.


New Year’s Eve with Jimmy Buffett and Huey Lewis

Date: Thursday, December 31, 2015 (Tickets go on sale on Friday, September 25th at 10am)

Time: 9pm

Address: Barclays Center, 620 Atlantic Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11217

For Tickets/Information:  www.ticketmaster.com or 1-800-745-3000

Jimmy Buffett and the Coral Reefer Band and special guest Huey Lewis and The News will be ringing in the New Year at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn.

Jimmy Buffett known best for his chart topping hits like “Margaritaville,” “Cheeseburger in Paradise,” and “Come Monday” will be playing his first ever New Year’s Eve show in New York City.

Huey Lewis and The News will be joining as a special guest. They are known for  hits such as; “I Want A New Drug,”  “Heart of Rock & Roll,” “If This Is It,” “Stuck With You,” “ Hip To Be Square,” “Do You Believe In Love,” “Working For A Living,” “The Power Of Love,” and the theme from Back to the Future, “Bacvk In Time.”