The Moth Grand Slam, Beer Cocktail Showdown, The Hunger – What’s Happening, Greenpoint? (6/17–6/23)

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

10959622_10152862185422231_8826566178911901858_nWEDNESDAY 6/17
# Brooklyn Waterfront Tastes @ Glasserie (95 Commercial St) 6pm, $175, Unlimited tastings from Brooklyn’s finest restaurants, liquor from Brooklyn distilleries, and thrills from surprising and quirky entertainments, Buy tix
^ Meet the Presses with Akashic and Dzanc Books @ Word (126 Franklin St) 7pm, FREE, Featuring two authors from each press for a night of readings, More info
♫ The Hunger (Third Course) @ Bar Matchless (557 Manhattan Ave) 8:30, $10, With Hungry March Band / Shayfer James / The Woes, RSVP

10495022_10102847949867458_4219937366373519889_oTHURSDAY 6/18
* Performancy Forum @ Panoply Lab (104 Meserole St) 6:30pm, $5–$20, Six artists performing individually but in response as two and one artist with you, RSVP
♫ Dinowalrus @ Aviv (496 Morgan Ave) 8pm, $8, With Dead Stars / Journalism / American Darlings, RSVP
♫ Sweat It Out Records Night
@ Output (74 Wythe Ave) 10pm, $15, With Motez / Bixel Boys / Plastic Plates, Buy tix

Screen-Shot-2015-06-03-at-2.28.37-PMFRIDAY 6/19
♦ Senior Art Exhibit & Sale @ Northside Senior Citizen Center (179 North 6th St) 1pm, FREE, Featuring a variety of landscapes, still-lifes, and miniatures by members of the Center’s painting collective.
# The Fury
 @ The Diamond (43 Franklin St) 7pm, FREE, The crew from the Fury presents Southeast Asian Satay Friday, specific menu to come, More info
♦ She Paints Loudly @ Yashar Gallery (276 Greenpoint Ave) 7pm, FREE, Featuring the musically inspired works of Chelsea Fierst, More info
* Magic Lantern Presents Masses & Swarms @ UnionDocs (322 Union Ave) 7:30pm, $9, This program presents a survey of crowds, masses, and swarms in their many and varied manifestations: from the elemental to the complex, and from the archaic to the contemporary, More info

4th-boat-club-summer-solsticeSATURDAY 6/20
# Ran Tea House Grand Reopening @ Ran Tea House (269 Kent Ave) 3pm, FREE, A peek at the new Ran, with fine tea, a tea ceremony, Chinese opera, music, and dance performances, RSVP
♫ Burning Pianos @ The Firehouse Space (246 Frost St) 4pm, FREE, A two-day festival of two-piano concerts, RSVP
* North Brooklyn Boat Club’s Summer Solstice Party @ Broadway Stages Boatyard (437 McGuinness Blvd) 6pm, $5, Food, drinks, and dancing under the stars along the shores of Newtown Creek, More info
* Ladies Night: Famous & Forgotten Silent Comedy Femmes @ Standard Toykraft (722 Metropolitan Ave) 7:30pm, $10, A special showcase looking at lady stars of early film comedy, starting as far back as the 1910s, RSVP

91-atlgSUNDAY 6/21
* The Moth Grand Slam Championships @ Music Hall of Williamsburg (66 North 6th St) 6:30pm, $23.85, A showcase of the art and craft of storytelling, Buy tix
☺ Whiskey & Hot Sauce Showcase @ Cameo Gallery (93 North 6th St) 7pm, $10, Featuring Mike Figs / Delance / Jillian Cohen / many more, More info
* Force Majeure Vaudeville @ Cobra Club (6 Wyckoff Ave) 9pm, $10, A variety show with sword swallowing, magic, nerdlesque, comedy, dance, and more, RSVP

beercocktailMONDAY 6/22
♦ Submerged @ Lucky Luna (167 Nassau Ave) 7pm, FREE, A solo show by A.J. Springer, More info
# The 2015 Beer Cocktail Showdown
@ Brooklyn Brewery (79 North 11th St) 8pm, $27.50, Sample five original beer cocktails all using beer from Brooklyn Brewery’s arsenal, More info

73-exxlTUESDAY 6/23
Buy This Fracking Album Record Release @ Brooklyn Bowl (61 Wythe Ave) 7pm, $15, With Amy Helm / Marco Benevento / Michael Glabicki / DJ Logic / Mike + Ruthy / Kristen Graves, More info
♫ No Joy 
@ Baby’s All Right (146 Broadway) 8pm, $12, With EZTV / Adaveta, 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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