Unsound Festival, Bushwick Vagina Monologues, and Cat Lady Craft Night – What’s Happening, Greenpoint? (4/02–4/08)

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♦ Along the Forge: Photographs by Johnny Panessa @ Picture Farm Gallery (388 Wythe Ave) 6-9pm, FREE, Friday 4/4, Images from Panessa’s series on the polluted Forge River in Long Island illuminate the people who frequent its shores, as well as the strange beauty of this environmentally hazardous landscape, limited-edition books will be on sale and Brooklyn Brewery beer will flow freely! More Info

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

 

WEDNESDAY 4/02
 Wild Torus High Gonzo Revival @ Bizarre (12 Jefferson St) 8:30pm, $5–$10 suggested, Featuring music, self-help karaoke, video slam, and visuals, RSVP
 Sarah Barron & Friends @ Word (126 Franklin St) 7pm, FREE, Sara Barron presents her essay collection The Harm in Asking: My Clumsy Encounters with the Human Race, RSVP

THURSDAY 4/03
* The Shed Story Salon @ Shangri La Studios (100 Sutton St) 7:30pm, FREE, A monthly storytelling salon and potluck, More info
* Power Food & Flow Series @ [email protected] (31 Nassau Ave) 5:30pm, $10, a super-power-charged evening of blissful energy bites and vinyasa flow, Register
 Comedy in Dance Festival @ Triskelion Arts (118 N 11th St, 3rd fl) 8pm, $15, Choreographers try on their clown shoes and comics trip the light fantastic in this unique festival, More info

FRIDAY 4/04
 Rare Forms @ Calico Brooklyn (67 West St #203) 7pm, FREE, Featuring works by Adams Puryear, Claire Typaldos, and Vincent Stracquadanio, RSVP
* Pop-Up Trunk Show @ The One Well (165 Greenpoint Ave) 12pm, FREE, Nab a couple new locally designed sustainable pieces to make your wardrobe as the weather begins to change, RSVP
♦ Video Poems & Prose Poems @ The Picture Show (226 Green St) 7:30pm, $5, Seven short films provide a montage of images and sounds,  More info
♫ Unsound Festival @ Cameo Gallery (93 N6th St) 10pm, $15 in advance, with Copeland / Deepchord / Huerco S. / Willie Burns / Wilhelm Bras, Buy tix

SATURDAY 4/05
* LIC Flea & Food @ 5-25 46th Ave, 10am-5pm, FREE, shop and eat to your heart’s delight at this brand new waterfront park, also on Sunday and every weekend through October, More Info
E-Waste Recycling Event @ Grand Street btwn Graham & Humboldt, 10am-4pm, FREE, Bring your electronic giveaways to be recycled instead of spreading toxins via trash, includes computers, keyboards, tv’s, cell phones, and the like, More Info
Obscura Society’s 13 Steps Around Dutch Kills (meet at Jackson Ave and 23rd St) 11am–2pm, $20, Historian Mitch Waxman show the then and now of Dutch Kills tributary, once known as the “workshop of the United States,” More info
* Greenpoint Hand Skills: DIY Hanging Mobiles @ Greenpoint Public Library (107 Norman Ave) 12pm, FREE, More info
Cat Lady Craft Night @ Brooklyn Craft Company (61 Greenpoint Ave) 7pm, $85, Includes all materials to make 8 different cat-inspired crafts, plus drinks, snacks, music and more, Register
 Unsound Festival @ The Wick (260 Messerole St) 9pm, $20, with Porter Ricks / Robert Aiki Aubrey Lowe / Miles / Leisure Muffin / Ital & Halal / Le Petit Garcon, Buy tix
 Thunder Gumbo XXV: Beyond Slumberdome @ Paper Box (17 Meadow St) 10pm, $15–$25, Come dressed for a teenage sleepover party, to engage in tribal pillow fighting warfare, and to dance like you do in your dreams, Buy tix

SUNDAY 4/06
* Lost in Space Release @ Mellow Pages Library (56 Bogart St, 1S) 7:30pm, FREE, Featuring Loren Kleinman, Paula Bomer, Andrew Keating, and Ben Tanzer, RSVP
* Artisan Market in Ridgewood @ Gottscheer Hall (657 Fairview Ave) 11am, FREE, More than 40 vendors, RSVP
♥ Bushwick Vagina Monologues @ Knitting Factory (361 Metropolitan Ave) 2pm, $20–$30, All proceeds go to the Brooklyn Center for Anti-Violence Education (CAE), RSVP
* Day Drinking to Fight Parkinsons @ Good Co. (10 Hope St) 3pm, $10 suggested, 100% of the funds raised will go toward the annual Parkinson’s Unity Walk, RSVP

MONDAY 4/07
* Ra Ra Rasputin @ Le Gamin Café (108 Franklin St) 7pm, $30, Includes caviar, borscht, and two vodka toasts, plus music, dancing, and a presentation on the Mad Monk himself, More info
♫ Mac Demarco @ Baby’s All Right (146 Broadway) 8:30pm, $30, Admission includes a limited edition t-shirt & badge by Killer Acid, Buy tix

 

TUESDAY 4/08
☺ Two Truths and a Lie @ Cameo Gallery (93 N6th St) 7pm, $5, An evening of memoir and fiction, Buy tix
* Timothy Schaffert in conversation with Jami Attenberg @ Word (126 Franklin St) 7pm, FREE, More info

 

 

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

About Oriana

Oriana is a writer, editor, and hipstorian [sic] who is kind of obsessed with Brooklyn. She is the author of "Brooklyn Spaces: 50 Hubs of Culture & Creativity" (Monacelli, 2015) and creatrix of the website of the same name. She is the events editor for Brokelyn, QNS, and Greenpointers, and her writing has appeared on Slate, Atlas Obscura, New York Post, Matador, Hyperallergic, Gothamist, Curbed, Brooklyn Magazine, Brooklyn Based, and more. Follow her at @orianabklyn.

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