The Hunger, Outland Empire, Holonomic – What’s Happening, Greenpoint? (4/29–5/05)

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

10632868_450725255092723_5496063830777481934_nWEDNESDAY 4/29
* Voices of Brooklyn: Between Wolves & Sheep @ Parables (334 Sough 5th St) 7pm, $15 suggested, Soulful vocals and body shakin’ grooves paired with stories of learning what protection truly meant in the of Williamsburg in the 80s and 90s, RSVP
The Hunger (1st Course) @ Bar Matchless (557 Manhattan Ave) 8pm, $10, Hungry March Band begins their monthly Matchless residency, this month with Stumblebum Brass Band and Reggay Lords, RSVP
* The Strange Journey Through Every Bodega in New York @ Acme Studio (63 North 3rd St) 8pm, $15, Obscura Society presents one woman’s odyssey documenting an overlooked but deeply idiosyncratic NYC icon before it disappears, More info

11148592_10152682889340388_1782000238238789309_nTHURSDAY 4/30
* NY Bike Dance Open Call
@ Commodore Barry Park (Flushing & Navy) 6:30pm, FREE, Love to ride bicycles? Love to dance? How about dancing on bicycles?! NYBD is looking for a few great new members to join their team, More info
Outland Empire @ Tender Trap (66 Greenpoint Ave) 8pm, FREE, Tod Seelie’s solo show and zine release with DJ Dirtyfinger & Porkchop, RSVP
Cellotronic Games @ The Firehouse Space (246 Frost St) 8pm, FREE, A program of works that engage music and technologies in game-inspired multimedia interactions, RSVP

Screen Shot 2015-04-29 at 12.42.22 AMFRIDAY 5/01
Holonomic Opening Reception
@ Flux Factory (39-31 29th St) 6pm, FREE, The Center for Holographic Arts presents a series of luminous holographic images, More info
* And Also This @ Center for Performance Research (361 Manhattan Ave) 7:30pm, $18, Building upon a recently choreographed solo by Chris McMillan, And Also This utilizes somatic practices to explore concepts of external versus internal awareness, Buy tix
Latin Ska Punk Attack Fest @ The Swamp (address w/ tix) 8pm, $10, With Skarroñeros / (A)TRUTH / Paisaneska / Lakras / Escasos Recursos, RSVP
Electronic Africa @ Villain (50 North 3rd St) 9pm, $20, With Nozinja / Islam Chipsy and EEK / Titica / DJ Spoko / Chief Boima / Dubbel Dutch, More info

IBDSATURDAY 5/02
* Make Friendship Bracelets @ Greenpoint Library (107 Norman Ave) 12pm, FREE, Learn the basic techniques to create chinese staircase bracelets and a chevron pattern, More info
# Cheese Tasting @ Eastern District (1053 Manhattan Ave) 2pm, FREE, Eastern District teams up with Crown Finish Caves for a free cheese tasting, More info
^ Independent Bookstore Day @ Word (126 Franklin St) 3pm, Celebrate the many splendors of independent bookstores and pick up some exclusive IBD chapbooks and other fun items, More info
# Kentucky Derby Day BBQ Party @ Pete’s Candy Store (709 Lorimer St) 4pm, FREE, With fun and games and prizes, plus Kentucky bourbon BBQ ribs and Derby Pie, RSVP
♫ GHE20GOTH1K @ Brooklyn Night Bazaar (165 Banker St) 9pm, $20, With 
Sissy Nobby / Venus X / Ma Nguzu / Mike Q / Divoli S’Vere / Total Freedom, More info

Screen Shot 2015-04-29 at 1.24.54 AMSUNDAY 5/03
* Ridgewood Artisan Market
@ Gottscheer Hall (657 Fairview Ave) 11am, FREE, 40+ vendors from art to décor to food to jewelry, More info
* Women’s Self-Defense Class @ Traditional Okinawan Karate (248 McKibben St) 3pm, FREE, Learn effective self-defense techniques to escape a violent altercation, and discuss how to reduce your chances of being in one in the first place, RSVP
* B.S. Movement & the feath3r theory @ Triskelion Arts (106 Calyer St) 8pm, $16, The work offers the observer the freedom to receive, relate, or simply notice what is happening, just as one does in everyday living, Buy tix

11152705_10153211818489120_4734441169417438719_nMONDAY 5/04
* Gamba Z’s Artist Salon @ Lucky Luna Restaurant (167 Nassau Ave) 7pm, FREE, A monthly gathering of artists to showcase/celebrate their work and the power of creativity as a means of collaboration, consciousness, perspective, and change, More info
♫ Made With Buttons @ Kings County Saloon (1 Knickerbocker Ave) 7:30pm, $5, With 81Neutronz / Skrikalogy / Exaltron / Unigen / MOLDOVER / ASStronauts / Smomid / n8tronick, RSVP

10330517_810112975704793_7557671007750185908_nTUESDAY 5/05
# Cinco de Mayo Fiesta @ Trophy Bar (351 Broadway) 4pm, FREE, With $5 margaritas and sangria, baja fish tacos and smoked brisket chipotle, plus a live salsa band, RSVP
♫ Weeknight @ Union Pool (484 Union Ave) 9pm, $10, With Courtship Ritual / Aircrafting, Buy tix

* 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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