It’s the last days of winter. Make it count!
Monday: Check out some live music at the Tea Lounge large-ensemble series Size Matters. Tonight showcases Delphian Jazz Orchestra, fronted by composer and trumpeter Justin Mullens. The 16-piece ensemble is known for their incorporation of literary themes as well as their “integration of influences as wide-ranging as Ellington and Stravinsky” (from JazzReview.com). Fans of both modern and traditional jazz will want to stop by.
837 Union Street between 6th & 7th Avenues, 9:00-11:30 p.m., free.
Tuesday: Every Tuesday, New American restaurant Elberta offers a 3-course prix fixe dinner for $20. Have you checked it out yet? The menu changes weekly as head chefs Kingsley John and Jeremie Tomczak play around with seasonal ingredients, and even though you won’t know exactly what to expect, you can trust that whatever they deliver will be expertly crafted. (Consider, for example, the goat ravioli that Brooklyn Magazine just wrote up.) Bonus: if you go during happy hour (5-7 p.m.), featured cocktails are two for one.
335 Flatbush Avenue at 7th Avenue, call (718) 638-1936 for reservations.
Wednesday: Man, we are a society that loves nostalgia. Especially when that nostalgia is focused on the 90s. Get with the zeitgeist at the Bell House on Wednesday for Pat Kiernan’s 90s vs. 00s Trivia Challenge. The TrivWorks event allows attendees to choose whether they want to answer 90s- or 00s-themed questions, and the night will feature multiple rounds of full-room trivia and a high-stakes game show-style “showdown” finale between the top two teams. Everybody in attendance will also be automatically entered into a raffle to join Pat onstage for 1-on-1 “mini games,” with the chance to win themed prizes.
149 7th Street between 2nd & 3rd Avenues, 7:30 p.m. (7:00 doors), tickets $26 available here.
Photo via Elberta