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Summer Fridays: 'True Grit,' 'Jurassic Park' Bingo, Kickstarter Film Festival & More

This week's Summer Fridays includes: a midnight screening of 'Back to the Future', an ice cream festival, and Brasil Summerfest 2014!

Regardless of whether you're the type to lay low and watch a movie on the weekends, or find yourself raging until 3 in the morning at  a party- we've got you covered!

Friday, July 18th

Noisey Presents: Ceremony, Iron Lung, and Nothing
Brooklyn Night Bazaar at 7 PM
Tickets: FREE
Vice's music blog Noisey is bringing us some pretty noisy bands at the Brooklyn Night Bazaar this weekend. Punk/Grindcore bands Ceremony, Iron Lung, and NOTHING will be playing some mosh-worthy tunes so come on out and get your head-banging on.

Kickstarter Film Festival 2014
Fort Greene Park at 7 PM 
Tickets: FREE
Kickstarter is quickly changing the lives of creatives everywhere with its crowdfunding platform. Movies like Wish I Was Here and Obvious Child were just a few out of many that benefitted from Kickstarter, and this Friday so many other films will be showcased at the Kickstarter Film Festival! Come out to Fort Greene Park in Brooklyn with a picnic blanket, and celebrate all that Kickstarter's done for filmmaking. 

Midnight Screening of Back to the Future 
IFC Center at Midnight
Tickets: $14
Wait a minute doc, are you telling me that IFC is holding a midnight screening of Back to the Future this Friday? That's right! This Friday you can join Marty McFly and the gang, and travel back to 1985, and then again to 1955, as he tries to fix the past and avoid all the sticky situations that come with it. 

Saturday, July 19

New Museum Block Party
Sara D. Roosevelt Park at 12 PM 
Tickets: FREE
Summer is the time for block parties! So why not get some culture at the same time by going to New Museum's Block Party this Saturday. The event will feature performance art and live interactive projects from artists around the city, and will also grant all party-goers free admission to the New Museum that day. 

Jurassic Park Bingo 
Videology at 6:30 PM 
Tickets: FREE
Hold onto your butts! Videology is bringing you Jurassic Park bingo this weekend with trivia, character impressions, and prizes! This Spielberg classic is turning 21 this year, so come out and celebrate with other JP enthusiasts. 

True Grit at South Street Seaport
South Street Seaport at 8 PM 
Tickets: FREE
Front Row is bringing us True Grit this weekend as part of its free outdoor screening special! Come and watch this Coen brothers classic, as the badass Mattie Ross (Hailee Steinfeld) teams up with US marshall Rooster Cogburn (Jeff Bridges) to go and find the killer of her father. 

Sunday, July 20

Brasil Summerfest 2014
South Street Seaport at 5 PM 
Tickets: FREE
If you're still lamenting Brasil's loss in the World Cup, you'll be happy to know that nothing can keep the Brazillians down by going to Brasil Summerfest 2014! The summer festival is running from July 18-26, and this Sunday is featuring Brazillian singer Baby Do Brazil- one of Brazil's leading pop singers. 

Topshop at Playland Motel
Rockaway Beach at 4 PM
Tickets: FREE
Come celebrate fashion and fun at Rockaway Beach's Topshop event! The event will feature DJ Sinkane and will include drinking, eating, and waterfront shenanigans. 

Creme de la Creme
Brooklyn Flea Williamsburg
Tickets: FREE
Ice cream enthusiasts (which should pretty much be everybody) will come flocking to the once in a life time chance to try all the gourmet ice cream flavors around the city. Looking for something sweet and creamy? Try Butter Scotch's famous Pie Shake. More of a fruity person? Fort Greene's Fort Grace's caramelized nectarine ice cream will leave you wanting more! Come out and cool down with this classic icy treat. 


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