All events are in Brooklyn unless noted and most are free. Thursday, Sept. 15: Thursday Nights at the Brooklyn Museum are free with many exhibits and galleries every Thursday evening, 6-10 pm until Thursday, Dec. 29, 200 Eastern Pkwy. African Synergy: A Literary Salon, 6:30 pm, music, discussion, and culture, Skylight Gallery, 1368 Fulton St. between New York and Brooklyn Avenues. Standard Time Comedy Show, 8 pm, monthly stand-up show at Pacific Standard, 82 Fourth Ave. between Bergen Street and Wyckoff Place.
Friday, Sept. 16: Jazz Concert + Jam Sessions. The Brooklyn School of Music present a free show, Friday and Saturday, 4-6 pm, Fowler Sqaure, Lafayette Avenue at S. Elliott Place. Watercolor Songs Opening Reception, 5-8 pm, St. Francis College, 180 Remsen St. between Court and Clinton Streets. What Is Political Writing? Join a panel of writers and editors for a discussion of the present and future of political writing, moderated by Nikil Saval, n+1 coedito, 7 pm, n+1, 68 Jay St. at Front Street. Brooklyn Indie Party, 7:30 pm,, mingle with the borough’s great authors and publishers, discover new works, enter for a chance to win a gift bag with a book from each of the featured presses at Greenlight Bookstore, 686 Fulton St. between S. Elliott Place and S. Portland Avenue. Dreamland Roller Disco, roller diva Lola Star hosts a weekly skating dance party for grown-ups, Fridays, 7:30–10 pm until Oct. 14. The Addams Family is a madcap musical about the curious and kooky, altogether spooky Addams Family. Photo ID required for admission to the army base, 8 pm, Ft. Hamilton Army Base Theater, Poly Place at Seventh Avenue, many days, ($20 seniors and students; $15 children under 12), http://www.NarrowsCommunityTheater.com.