Apparently, you can do pretty much anything in a bowling alley—as long as you put said bowling alley in a cool neighborhood and host fashion shows, concerts, food events, or basically anything that distracts from the actual bowling. And we’re more than OK with that. Rock & Bowl: A Styled Out, Music Infused Bowling Mash Up, presented by the Block Association at the Brooklyn Bowl, is one such fashionable shindig, with a three-band line-up (Game Rebellion, Malene, and Man on Earth), rotating DJ sets (the Ahficionados & Soundproof Hybrid spinning an eclectic mix of hip-hop and rock), and a bowling competition with fashion swag as prizes. Now, if they could only make cute bowling shoes.

Sun., May 9, 6 p.m., 2010

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