Friday, October 3
Let breakdancer Seoulsonyk show you the ultimate loft performance party vibe this evening when The Bronx Museum of the Arts host First Fridays! Urban Evolution. Seoulsonyk (aka MiRi Park) conceived of Urban Evolution 12 years ago in SoHo as an “Urban Zen Performance Loft Party.” For Friday evening, she has invited contemporary dancers including “hoofers, b-girls, and New York Hustlers” to showcase a broad spectrum of cutting edge dance styles. From 6 p.m. to 10 p.m., free admission and bar (donations suggested). Bronx Museum of the Arts, 1040 Grand Concourse, Bronx.
Lola Star's Dreamland Roller Disco has decamped from Coney Island to the new Lakeside complex in Prospect Park. Every Friday in October Lola Star brings disco glitz to the rink. Friday night's theme is “I Feel Love — The Divas of Disco Skate Party.” Costumes that embody the glitz and glam of the 1980s are strongly encouraged. Admission includes skate rental. Lakeside Center, Prospect Park, 171 East Drive, Brooklyn. 8 p.m. to 10 p.m., $15.
Saturday, October 4
As a teaser for the upcoming film exhibition Bill Morrison: Compositions, MoMA PopRally invites you to a live collaborative performance by filmmaker Bill Morrison and Williamsburg-born turntablist and producer DJ Olive. Morrison will project a selection of clips from his archive — including excerpts from his films as well as previously unscreened sequences — while DJ Olive simultaneously creates a live soundtrack. Main Lobby, MoMA, 11 West 53rd Street, Midtown. $25.
Canoe with the Bronx River Alliance Saturday and explore the ecology, industry and history of the South Bronx waterfront. The expedition includes a paddle through a natural forest with an urban backdrop and deposits you in the grounds of the New York Botanical Garden. The trip includes an all-access pass to the Kiku: The Art of Japanese Garden exhibit. Tours depart via The Bronx Trolley at 9:30 a.m. from the Opera House Hotel, 436 East 149th Street (between Bergen and Brook Avenues), Bronx returning at 4:30 p.m. Lunch is not included. $40/$20, bookings essential.
Sunday, October 5
With New York Comic-Con just around the corner, Barnes & Noble has gathered a talented clutch of science fiction and fantasy audiobook narrators and authors to get you warmed up. Join Rebecca Soler (narrator of Marissa Meyer's Lunar Chronicles), Matthew Brown (narrator of Mary E. Pearson's Jenna Fox series and Julie Cross' Tempest trilogy), Fred Berman (narrator "The Walking Dead" series) alongside author and moderator Leanna Renee Hiber. Barnes & Noble, 97 Warren Street, Tribeca, from 2 p.m. Free.