DRAGnet, Bad Buka, Troubletopia, and Kat Face – What’s Happening, Greenpoint? (4/16–4/22)

(sponsored) One Day in NYC Meet Up @ The Made in NY Media Center by IFP (30 John St) Wednesday 4/16, 7pm, FREE, Grab some drinks, charge your batteries, and brainstorm ideas with fellow creatives, filmmakers, and inspired people for the largest filming event in NYC! Plus: new Uber users get $25 off one trip to or from the meet up with code OneDayinNYC25, RSVP

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

WEDNESDAY 4/16
* Speak Up for Vision Zero @ Hope Gardens Multi-Service Center (195 Linden St) 6pm, FREE, Join Transportation Alternatives and Bushwick community groups to identify the neighborhood’s most dangerous streets and prioritize concrete safety improvements, More info
* Wines of Argentina Presents Cambalache @ Brooklyn Night Bazaar (165 Banker St) 6pm, $80 (includes all food & drink), This unique event showcases the wine, food, art, and music of Argentina, More info
* Quiz-Off @ Pete’s Candy Store (709 Lorimer St) 7:30, FREE, Six rounds of twenty questions, first prize is a $75 bar tab, More info 

THURSDAY 4/17
Resonance: The Thoughts Before Thought @ Headscapes (26-19 Jackson Ave) 6pm, FREE, In this artist-run group show, the most common objects have deeper meanings, darker pasts, and, most importantly, shared meanings, RSVP
* NYC Basic Tips & Etiquette @ Word (126 Franklin St) 7pm, FREE, Author Nathan Pyle answers questions like how much to tip your tattoo artist and how long you should honk your horn, RSVP
* The Triangle Project @ TBA Brooklyn (395 Wythe Ave) 6pm, FREE, A collaborative art, music, activist, and cultural exchange project bringing people together across new boarders and states of mind, RSVP
 DRAGnet Two-Year Anniversary @ The Metropolitan (559 Lorimer St) 11pm, FREE, A dozen drag performers including Untitled QueenHorrorchata, and Merrie Cherry, RSVP

FRIDAY 4/18
* n + 1 Issue 19 Launch Party
 @ Interstate (66 Knickerbocker Ave) 8pm, $10 or subscribe to get in for free, RSVP
 Birthday Show @ The Gutter (200 North 14th St) 8pm, With Adaveta / Heaven’s Gate / Surfing / Brad Pit, RSVP
* Troubletopia @ Java Studios Gallery (252 Java St, #308) 7pm, FREE, The aesthetic of a cracked revolution inside a sunny parallel world by B. Thom Stevenson and Stephen Zerbe, More info
* Selects from the Experimental Film Society @ Redstar (266 Green St) 7pm, $5, A presentation of visionary voices from Ireland, Iran, Spain, France, and Switzerland, More info
 Bad Buka & Friends Party @ Radio Bushwick (22 Wyckoff Ave) 7pm, $10, A night of gypsy rock to inspire your steampunk carnival spirit, RSVP

SATURDAY 4/19
* Wrecked By Monkeys Opening Party @ The Crate (304 Boerum), 12pm, FREE, Live music, free beer, $1 records, and more, RSVP
* The Secret Below @ Secret Studios (345 Eldert #317) 7:30pm, $25, Immersive theatre layered with nouveau cirque, Buy tix
* Hausfrau Magazine’s Deep-Dish Cabaret @ Muchmore’s (2 Havemeyer St) 8pm, $10, Alt-comedy burlesque performance art, Buy tix
 Easter Island @ Secret East Williamsburg Location, $30–$45, BangOn!NYC will transform a 15,000-sq-ft warehouse into a mythical Polynesian paradise, Buy tix
The Return of Kat-Face Party @ Black Bear Bar (70 North 6th St) $8.99, With DJ Dirtyfinger / Whiskers Po / Tanner Caldwell / DJ ADUB, Buy tix

SUNDAY 4/20
# Egg Hunt Through Greenpoint @ The Diamond (43 Franklin St) 3pm, FREE, Grand Prize: $50 bar tab, More info
♫ New York’s Alright 2014 @ The Wick (260 Meserole St) 4pm, $20, Hank Wood & the Hammerheads / Die / Savageheads / The Impalers / Razorheads, Buy tix
420 @ The Spectrum (59 Montrose Ave) 2pm, $10, Calorie / Sexoesthetic / A Village Raid / Sadaf / Dreamboat Crusaderz, RSVP

MONDAY 4/21
* #GETLIT @ Kickstarter HQ (58 Kent St) 7pm, FREE, Three publishers—Futurepoem, Guernica, and Atlas Review—will sing, dance, and dazzle, RSVP
☺ Sack Magic @ Legion Bar (790 Metropolitan Ave) 9pm, FREE, Comics Louis Katz and Grant Gordon collect some of their favorite stand-ups, More info

TUESDAY 4/22
☺ Tits & Giggles @ Laughing Devil (47-38 Vernon Blvd) 8pm, $5, Featuring New York City’s best comedians–who all happen to be women, More info
Job Fair @ The Silent Barn (603 Bushwick Ave) 8pm, $8, Synths by Seabat, VHS splicing by Ginny Benson, net art by Allison Wonderland, video art by Laura Blüer and Miles Pflanz, RSVP

* 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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