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The Weekend Guide

brooklyn youth chorus!

Don’t argue with Pancake Month.

LISTEN
Tell the Way Premieres
What:
Former boy chorister and celebrated composer Nico Muhly draws from medieval and colonial English travel narratives for this performance by the Grammy Award-winning Brooklyn Youth Chorus.
Why: The National guitarist Bryce Dessner, folk pro Sam Amidon, and experimental London DJ Bishi join in to help turn prayers for the Royal Navy into song.
When: Thurs.-Sat., 8 p.m.
Where: St. Ann’s Warehouse, 38 Water St., at Dock St., Dumbo. Tickets ($35 and up) at 718-254-8779 or online at stannswarehouse.org.

DROOL
Ice Cream-Making Workshop

What:
Learn the difference between Philadelphia and French styles of churning and how to mix flavors like walnut rosewater and chocolate-coffee-bourbon. (Stick around for the ICC social, where members swap pints and recipes.)
Why: Get to the head of the class: We’ve saved seats for the first five DC readers who e-mail icecream@brooklynbrainery.com.
When:
Sun., noon.
Where: Brooklyn Brainery, 515 Court St., at W. 9th St., Carroll Gardens (347-292-7246). Cost is $15.

AMUSE
The Wii Plays
What:
A group of young playwrights presents twelve original works inspired by Nintendo game titles.
Why: Barbie as the Island Princess, Alien Monster Bowling League, and Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Winter Games mean everybody wins.
When: Thurs.-Sat., 8 p.m.
Where: Ars Nova, 511 W. 54th St., b/t Tenth & Eleventh Aves. (212-352-3101).

ATTEND
I Like Your Glasses Party
What:
Make some new friends at the informal soiree/benefit dedicated to missed connections.
Why: Readings of real and imagined intertrain romances and Internet misunderstandings, plus $3 pints of Sixpoint Craft Ale.
When: Today, 7-8:30 p.m.
Where: Housing Works Bookstore Cafe, 126 Crosby St., b/t Houston & Prince Sts.

PERK UP
Little Brown Chocolate Bakery & Coffee Opens
What:
Chocolate icon Oded Brenner highlights caffeinated creations and locally sourced ingredients at his new UES corner shop.
Why: Nutella lattes, dulce de leche coffee, and other a.m. pick-me-ups made with Hudson Valley Creamery dairy products and Van Leeuwen ice cream.
When: Daily, 6 a.m.-11 p.m.
Where: 1269 Lexington Ave., at 85th St (212-828-2233).

TRIM
Small Scale
What:
Bushwick’s Momo Sushi Shack transforms micro vegetables into miniature works of art for the bonsai-themed, five-course dinner.
Why: Sake pairings, a Minbu folk dance performance, and DJ Saiko Mikan’s ’60s Japanese pop and ’90s Shibuya-kei selections.
When: Fri., 6:30-11 p.m.
Where: Brooklyn Botanic Garden, 1000 Washington Ave., at Montgomery St., Prospect Heights (718-623-7200). Tickets ($75) online at brownpapertickets.com.

Photo: Courtesy of Brooklyn Youth Chorus

LOCATIONS
1269 Lexington Ave
@ 85th St
New York, NY 10028
212-828-2233
Brooklyn Botanic Garden
1000 Washington Ave
@ Montgomery St
Brooklyn, NY 11225
515 Court St
@ W 9th St
Brooklyn, NY 11231
347-292-7246
38 Water St
@ Dock St
Brooklyn, NY 11201
718-254-8779
511 W 54th St
bt 10th & 11th Aves
New York, NY 10019
212-489-9800
126 Crosby St
bt Houston & Prince Sts
New York, NY 10012
212-334-3324
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