Thursday Events in Dumbo (July 23, 2009)

1) Movies With A View [Tonight’s movie has been canceled due to rain]

What: Movies With A View: Paper Moon
When: July 23, 2009, 6:00pm – 11:00pm (Films at sundown; DJs at 6:00)
Where: Lawn, Empire-Fulton Ferry State Park section of Brooklyn Bridge Park

“Come down to the park to enjoy the city’s premiere (free!) outdoor film series with an eclectic line-up of films and breathtaking views of the NYC waterfront.”

2) The Non-Motivational Speaker Series

What: The Non-Motivational Speaker Series returns
When: Thursday, July 23, at 7:30 p.m.
Where: JLA Studios, 63 Pearl St (between Water and Front St.), Brooklyn, NY 11201

Find out what you don’t know about the Middle East, as Neil MacFar- quhar, Libyan-raised Times correspondent and author of The Media Relations Department of Hizbollah Wishes You a Happy Birthday [interview here]; and Lucette Lagnado, author of The Man in the White Sharkskin Suit, a Sami Rohr Prize-winning memoir of growing up Jewish in Egypt [interview here], reflect on the oddities, eccentrics, and (lesser known) tragedies of the region.

3) Pre-Movie Happy Hour at Galapagos

This Thursday, stop by Galapagos beforehand (6-9:30pm) to indulge in some great drink specials before heading down the block to see the 1973 comedy Paper Moon, starring Ryan and Tatum O’Neal.