Do Drugs, Brooklyn Brewery’s 25th Bday, Handjob Academy, Space Art, Sweat-lodge & Crayfish Boil and Terrific Comedy: What’s Happening Greenpoint? (3/20-3/26)

“Let’s make mischief!”
― Shimamoto Shozo, Kirin (1960′s Japanese children’s poetry magazine)

There are more events in our weekly calendarSubmit Greenpoint events, too!

WEDNESDAY 3/20
Performance and Prose @Word (126 Franklin St) 7pm, FREE, a night of storytelling, reading, and poetry, Writer Mike Albo, poet Boni Joi, author Reverend Jen, and poet Ronna Lebo will each perform, followed by a Q&A and signing, RSVP
Huck Unplugged @Huckleberry Bar (588 Grand St) 8pm, FREE, lineup of live, acoustic music: Sammy Gallo/Forrest Hudes/Wayward Daughter, RSVP
Heavy Metal Laser Place Comedy Show @Legion Bar (790 Metropolitan Ave) 8pm, FREE, Hosted by Tom Cowell and John Anderson/Michael Che/Amber Nelson/Brad Austin, RSVP
Big Terrific Comedy Show @Cameo Gallery (93 N6th St) 8pm, FREE, Claudia Cogan/Michael Che/Emily Heller and more, RSVP
*Local X Local w/ Beach Fossils @Brooklyn Bowl (61 Wythe Ave) 8pm, FREE, Celebrating the best in locally brewed music, arts, media and 25 years of Brooklyn Brewery! RSVP
Ed Schrader’s Music Beat/Body Parts/Yvette @Silent Barn (603 Bushwick Ave) 8pm, $7, RSVP

THURSDAY  3/21
Backwords/The Meaning of Life/Cold Warps/Hippy/Dead Young Friends @The Grand Victory (245 Grand St) 7pm, $8 More Info
Tom Shillue’s Funny Story @The Brooklyn Brewery (79 North 11th St) 8pm, $10, The premise is simple: Comedian Tom Shillue and guests tell their best true stories, you drink Brooklyn beer and enjoy the show, Eugene Mirman/Nick Tuner/Abby Sher/Mishka Shubaly/Joel Weidl, RSVP 
70′s Disco @The Warsaw (261 Driggs Ave) 8pm, FREE, Get down and boogie, drink specials and prizes for best 70′s get up! More Info
Cool Runnings @Videology (308 Bedford Ave) 8:30pm, FREE, The true story of the first Jamaican Olympic bobsled team, throwback jamz by Living Single (Sista/Sista) after the screening, More Info
*Bad Credit No Credit/Disposable Rocket Band/Toys and Tiny Instruments/Handjob Academy @Death By Audio (49 S 2nd St) 8pm, $7, RSVP
We Are The Wilderness/Teen Girl Scientist Monthly/Jackpot/Tiger/Pool @Cameo Art (93 N. 6th St) 8pm, $7, RSVP
Input:Bok Bok/Kingdom/L-Vis 1990/Girlunit/Mike Q/Rizzla/Kelela @Output (74 Wythe Ave) 10pm, $15, RSVP

FRIDAY 3/22
Barrier Brewing Night @Eastern District (1053 Manhattan Ave) 6-8pm, FREE, Long Beach’s Barrier Brewing is back up and running after a post-Sandy rebuilding, taste a wide selection of Barrier’s fantastic beers for free! RSVP
Rocking on Empty @Fowler Arts Collective (67 West Street, Unit 216) Opening Reception 7-9pm, FREE, Artist Hyun Jung Cho appropriates and repurposes found objects and everyday cultural ephemera such as tires, guitar picks, and chains and assigns them new, idiosyncratic meanings, More Info
Fugue State @Janet Kurnatowsk Gallery (205 Norman Ave) 7-9pm, FREE, Artist Ben La Rocco’s panoramic paintings reveal the possibility of a visual space-time continuum, More Info
Bueno/Zula/Celestial Shore/Baked/Ovlov @Big Snow (89 Varet St, Bushwick) 8pm, More Info 
Behold…the Arctopus/Helen Money @Saint Vitus (1120 Manhattan Ave) 8pm, $10, RSVP

SATURDAY 3/23
* Esben And The Witch/Heliotropes @Knitting Factory (361 Metropolitan Ave) 8pm, $12, More Info
Hundred Waters/Salt Cathedral @Glasslands (289 Kent Ave) 8:30pm, $10, RSVP

SUNDAY  3/24
*Massive Record Sale @Huckleberry Bar (588 Grand St) 1pm, FREE, Flip through thousands of LP’s, EP’s, CD’s, 45′s, 12″ & 7″, listening station so you can try before you buy and drink specials, RSVP
The Double Boiler! Sweat-lodge & Crayfish boil @The Diamond Bar (43 Franklin Ave) 3pm, Sweat-lodge, plunge-pool, and shaman–you just bring your bathing suit and your sinful self plus a genuine Crawfish Boil for those who like their schvitz a bit fishy! RSVP
Straw Bale Gardening Workshop @Bushwick Fireproof (119 Ingraham St, Bushwick) 1-3pm, $35, step-by-step on what one needs to get started with a Straw Bale Garden, local resources for Straw Bales will be shared, and a limited number of bales will be available for purchase at each workshop, More Info

MONDAY 3/25
Broken Comedy @Matchless (557 Manhattan Ave) 8:30pm, FREE, Chris Distefano/Phil Hanley/Andrew Schulz and Mike Cannon, Hosted by Nimesh Patel/Michael Che and Mike Denny, More Info
Man in Room @Manhattan Inn (632 Manhattan Ave) 10pm, FREE, influenced by artists ranging from Aphex Twin to Arvo Part to Tim Hecker—performs electronic music embracing both the abrasive and the delicate, More Info

TUESDAY 3/26
*  The Masters of Social Gastronomy: Do Drugs @Public Assembly (70 N6th St) 7-9pm, FREE, monthly free lecture on the history and science behind some of your favorite foods, This month: cooking with illicit substances dating back to the Victorian ages, RSVP

*  Greenpointers’ Pick
♫ Music
♥  Pheremones likely
♦  Art Event
☺ Comedy Event

About Victoria

My heartfelt interest in community culture has led me away from my soul sucking career in the fashion industry and to helping Jen with Greenpointers. I am so very happy :-)

2 Comments

  1. Can somebody please explain to an old fart like me what a “hand job academy” is?

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