Wassabasco Circus, Renegade Craft Fair, Vegan Shop-Up – What’s Happening, Greenpoint? (5/14–5/20)

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

WEDNESDAY 5/14
* “Text / Landscape / Object” @ Spectacle Theatre (124 South 3rd St) 8pm, $5, Explore the poetic and personal short films of three female filmmakers from the mid 70s to early 80s, More info
♦ The Art of Skee-Ball @ Full Circle Bar (318 Grand St) 8pm, FREE, An exhibition of paintings by Toronto-based painter J.P. Rautio that integrate the game of skee-ball into famous paintings, More info
♫ CloudSoundz
@ The Spectrum (59 Montrose Ave) 9pm, $10 suggested, A pan-traditional occult discussion on the role that silence plays in personal practices, with musical performances by Madame Deficit and Opal OnyxRSVP

THURSDAY 5/15
♦ Landscaping for Links: Closing the Generation Gap @ Silent Barn (603 Bushwick Ave) 1pm, FREE, An exhibition of oil paintings by senior citizens of the Diana Jones Center, RSVP
The Meat Hook Meat Book Release Party @ The Brooklyn Kitchen (100 Frost St), 6:30pm, $5, Tom Mylan, co-owner of The Meat Hook, will explain how this book came about and what it means to be a butcher, More info
* Graywolf Poetry Tour @ Word (126 Franklin St) 7pm, FREE, With authors Saskia Hamilton (Corridor), Nick Lantz (How to Dance as the Roof Caves In), and Mark Wunderlich (The Earth Avails), RSVP

FRIDAY 5/16
☺Beauty Love Truth
 @ Standard Toykraft (722 Metropolitan Ave) 8pm, FREE, A revolving cast of some of the best improvisers come to improvise a play inspired by the guest musician, RSVP
Hardcore Activity in Progress @ Knockdown Center (52-19 Flushing Ave) 8pm, $10, Red Bull Music Academy presents a sampling of the most extreme recording artists in metal, techno, jazz, classical, noise, hip hop and beyond, Buy tix
♫ I Feel… Gods of Olympus @ Secret Williamsburg location, 10pm, $15–$40, Escape reality and go on a magical melodic journey: enjoy art installations, visual stimulations, creative costumes and groovy, sexy, warm music, Buy ix

SATURDAY 5/17
* Glittering Realms Tour of Greenpoint’s Industrial Past @ Nassau & Manhattan Aves, 11am, $20, Explore the origins and history of Greenpoint with Atlas Obscura and Newtown Creek Alliance Historian Mitch Waxman, More info
# Spring Fever Vegan Shop-Up @ Pine Box Rock Shop (12 Grattan St) 12pm, FREE, The sidewalk will be humming with fresh juice, grilled goods, ice cream, food truck treats, and more, More info
* Wassabasco Circus @ Verboten (54 North 11th St) 7pm, $20, A menagerie of magical men and women bring you an adult-friendly circus of sorts, full of sexy striptease and feats of strength, More info
Palabra @ Succulent Studios (67 West St, Suite 522) 7pm, FREE, An installation-based show featuring the works of Beau Stanton, El Sol 25, Sek3, and more, RSVP
♫ BangOnNYC Presents Danger Zone @ Secret E. Williamsburg location, 10pm, $25–$45, Enter a 20,000-sq-ft warehouse with two stages, sexy aerial combat maneuvers, zipline acrobatics, chill lounges, flight training rides, and a whole lot more, Buy tix

SUNDAY 5/18
* North Brooklyn Boat Club’s Season Kick-Off @ NBBC (49 Ash St) 10am, $5 for brunch, otherwise FREE, Lots of fun, including boatyard brunch, camping cook-off, nautical crafts, public paddling, and more, More info
* Renegade Craft Fair Mini Market @ Brooklyn Night Bazaar (165 Banker St) 11am, FREE, Spend your Sunday brunch shopping local and handmade, More info
* The Multifarious Array @ Pete’s Candy Store (709 Lorimer St) 7pm, FREE, An eclectic array of the best in contemporary poetry, More info

MONDAY 5/19
♫ Built to Spill & The Warm Hair @ Brooklyn Bowl (61 Wythe Ave) 8pm, $25, More info
* Local Filmmaker Showcase: Selected Shorts
 @ Videology (308 Bedford Ave) 8pm, FREE, Local filmmakers present their shorts, features, web series, and much more, More info

TUESDAY 5/20
Conor Oberst Record Release @ Rough Trade (64 North 9th St) 8pm, $20, More info
Tune In Tuesdays @ Bembe (81 South 6th St) 10pm, FREE, Reggae DJs mix a night of lovers rock, roots, and conscious dance hall, 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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