5 Things: Fixers’ Collective, Purple Rain Sing-Along and Country-Punk Fusion

Brooklyn information and events you won't want to miss.


1. Sing your heart out. You can Sing along to Prince's Purple Rain album from start to finish and find out what it really sounds like when doves cry. Little Zelda, 728 Franklin Ave. bet. Park and Sterling, 8:30 p.m. Free.

2. Dance your heart out. Country-punk fusion rocker Painless Parker opens for The Waysties, who are set for a night of raucous Irish songs and Irished-up rock covers. The Way Station, 683 Washington Ave. 8 p.m. Free.

3. Fix what's broken. The Fixers’ Collective is a weekly social experiment in improvisational fixing and mending. If possible, participants should fill out the Fixers’ Form in advance so the Master Fixers can prepare for your visit. On any Thursday evening, bring your broken thing and place it on the fixing table for collective consideration. The assembled group will share ideas and techniques for repairing, mending, enhancing or repurposing. Proteus Gowanus, 543 Union St. 7 p.m. $5.

3.5. Go back to the '20s. A silent film, The Loves of Pharaoh (1922) is resurrected at this BAM performance accompanied by an 18-piece ensemble performing a new score by Joseph C. Phillips Jr. BAM Harvey Theater, 651 Fulton St. Wed., Thurs. and Fri., 7:30 p.m. $25.

4. Find out if your train is running. FastTrack returns for the 1,2,3 lines on Oct 15-19 from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. In addition, between 10 a.m. and 3 p.m., Manhattan-bound Q trains are running express, according to the MTA.

5. Move your car. Alternate side is in effect today. The next suspension won't be until Friday, Oct. 26 for Idul-Adha, according to the NYCDOT.


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