Nobody puts writer-performer Kim Katzberg in a corner, but she’s more than happy to put Dad in a box when she hits the stage.
Queer theater artist Kim Katzberg attempts to deal with the impending death of her abusive father in her raw and darkly hilarious work Dad in a Box, a semiautobiographical, multicharacter, one-woman play directed by Raquel Cion (Me and Mr. Jones). Through Saturday, April 13; Here, 145 Sixth Avenue (between Dominick and Spring Streets), SoHo
A little bit of jazz, a touch of pop, and a hint of hip hop: New Orleans–based Soul Rebels leave no musical stone unturned when they perform. Tonight this eight-piece brass ensemble teams up with two of today’s most insightful rappers, Talib Kweli and the legendary DMX. Friday, March 29; 8:30 p.m.; Brooklyn Bowl, 61 Wythe Avenue, Williamsburg
You don’t need to spend your life savings to prove you have an eye for good art. At this season’s Affordable Art Fair, local, national, and international exhibitors showcase their best contemporary works—starting at $100. How about that, Hockney? Through Sunday, March 31; Metropolitan Pavilion, 125 West 18th Street (between Sixth and Seventh Avenues), Flatiron
Eating + Drinking
If you don’t consider yourself a whiskey enthusiast now, just wait until you’ve checked out the Brooklyn Whiskey Fest. With more than 100 styles of scotch, rye, single malts, and many more for you to try, you’ll wonder why your drink of choice never began with Kentucky and ended with bourbon. Saturday, March 30; Brooklyn Navy Yard, 141 Flushing Avenue, Williamsburg
The Israeli Batsheva Dance Company is well known for its stunning take on contemporary movement. Don’t miss your chance to be wowed by the 18-member troupe as it performs its new work, Venezuela, under the direction of house choreographer Ohad Naharin. Through Saturday, March 30; BAM, 30 Lafayette Avenue, Fort Greene