Tapeheads, Flux Thursday, Vanishing Act – What’s Happening, Greenpoint? (4/08–4/14)

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

11140353_10204885194107726_5955660928276789425_nWEDNESDAY 4/08
^ The Pitchfork Review Issue #5 Release Party @ Word (126 Franklin St) 7pm, FREE, Featuring contributor T. Cole Rachel in conversation with Fred Schneider of the The B-52’s, RSVP
* Tapeheads @ Richlane Social Club (595 Union Ave) 9:30, FREE, A gathering of tape collectors, labels, and enthusiasts, with cassette DJ sets by Body Building / Champagne Sequins / Yellow Maven, RSVP

april-flux-thursdayTHURSDAY 4/09
# April Flux Thursday
@ Flux Factory (39-31 29th St) 7pm, FREE, A monthly art salon and potluck, this month co-hosted by Queens Action Counsel; hear about the decentralized, collective farming model Hellgate Farm is deploying in Astoria, the recently released NW Queens Community Food Assessment, and upcoming living foods workshops, More info
* Love & Gratitude Anniversary Celebration
 
@ Sacred Arts Research Foundation (107 Green St) 7pm, FREE, With hors d’oeuvres, lectures, music from Xalam Trio, and more, More info
# Coney Island Baby Burlesque & Food Popup
@ Passenger Bar (229 Roebling St) 7:30pm, FREE, With food from Yooeating and Bombshell Bakers, free beer from Coney Island Brewery, and burlesque by Wae Messed, RSVP

11070083_10152877261249615_623750444818821703_nFRIDAY 4/10
♫ MegaPower Concert
@ The Firehouse Space (246 Frost St) 5pm, FREE, Members of Manhattan School of Music’s elite contemporary music ensemble Tactus present an evening of world premiere solo works, RSVP
♦ Myth & Mutations @ Reverse Space (28 Frost St) 7pm, FREE, Featuring six artists who combine symbols of the past with subject matter found in contemporary culture including emojis, memes, video games, and consumer products, More info
♦ Long After You’re Gone @ 7 Dunham (7 Dunham Pl) 7pm, FREE, A solo sculpture exhibition by Kyle Kouri, RSVP
^ European Invasion Comics Panel @ Word (126 Franklin St) 7pm, FREE, With Darryl Cunningham, Penelope Bagieu, and Sergio Garcia Sanchez and Nadja Spiegelman, RSVP

525773-250SATURDAY 4/11
* Walking Workshop @ Neighbors Allied for Good Growth Office (110 Kent Ave) 1pm, FREE, The workshop seeks to address the common goals of recapturing the Williamsburg & Greenpoint waterfront and advocating for the people who live and work there, More info
♦ Vanishing Act @ Heliopolis (154 Huron St) 7pm, FREE, A group exhibition featuring the work of artists who are a part of Nashville’s curatorial collective, COOP, RSVP
* Triskelion Arts Spring Gala
@ Triskelion Arts (106 Calyer St) 7pm, $100, Celebrating the organization’s 15 years of service to the arts community and the opening of its beautiful new facility, Buy tix

* The Golden Leaf Watersong Episode @ Center for Performance Research (361 Manhattan Ave) 8pm, $20, In this story, from a world of lost dreams, six characters unite to find their way to the most precious of the elements, Buy tix

SUNDAY 4/1211063899_1015726681788127_4164866957690382252_o
* North Henry Street Workshop
@ Newtown Creek (North Henry St & Kingston Ave) 11am, FREE, The Greenpoint Community Environmental Fund presents an afternoon of aerial mapping, lectures on the ecology and conditions of the creek, and a workshop to envision future scenarios of public access and shoreline restoration, RSVP
♫ Auditorium @ Knockdown Center (52-19 Flushing Ave) 4pm, $15, An extended afternoon of multichannel sound performances specially conceived for a custom-installed sound system, RSVP

downloadMONDAY 4/13
☺ Side Ponytail Comedy @ Over the Eight (594 Union Ave) 8pm, FREE, With Carolyn Busa / Tom Cowell / Lane Moore / Simmons McDavid, and more, More info
♫ The Hum Music & Video Art Collaborations @ Manhattan Inn (632 Manhattan Ave) 10pm, FREE, With Elizabeth and the Catapult / Hannah Epperson / Shelley Burgon and Indigo Street / Projections by Sofy Yuditskaya, More info

11079630_893145567411182_6340543759597427980_nTUESDAY 4/14
* Society for the Advancement of Social Studies Presents Historic Inventions
@ The Bedford (110 Bedford Ave) 7pm, FREE, The evening’s lectures include: “The Tale of Dr. Mortimer Granville, Inventor of the Vibrator,” “The First Video Game,” and “Doodads in Dixie: Inventions from Down South,” RSVP
^ LIC Reading Series Premiere @ LIC Bar (45-58 Vernon Blvd) 8pm, FREE, The first night of a new monthly series, featuring Bill Cheng / Joseph Salvatore / Audrey Dimola, RSVP

* Greenpointers Pick
♫ Music
^ Literary Event

♦ Art Event
☺ Comedy Event
# Foodie Event
♥ Pheremones Likely

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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