Opera on Tap, Warm-Up, Pride Ball – What’s Happening, Greenpoint? (6/24–6/30)

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

10309039_659059487480441_4857366510061378948_nWEDNESDAY 6/24
♦ Materials / Abstraction @ Owen James Gallery (61 Greenpoint Ave) 6pm, FREE, a group exhibition of emerging and established artists who approach abstraction through the use of diverse materials, More info
* Queer/Art/Brooklyn @ The West (379 Union Ave) 8pm, FREE, Coffee and conversation with with special hosts writer, performer, and QAM Fellow Morgan Bassichis; curator and VisualAIDS Program Manager Alex Fialho; and visual artist and QAM Mentor Chitra Ganesh, RSVP

11312693_10153005673453087_3520747695699052478_oTHURSDAY 6/25
* Talking Shop: A Panel on Music Venues @ Kickstarter HQ (58 Kent St) 7pm, FREE, With Liz Pelly (Silent Barn), Paola Prestini (National Sawdust), and Oriana Leckert (Brooklyn Spaces), moderated by Lindsay Zoladz (New York Magazine), RSVP
^ The Loaded Canon @ Brooklyn Oenology (209 Wythe Ave) 7pm, FREE, Fresh local literature meets wine and cocktail pairings in this revamp of the classic reading series, RSVP
Bombshell Bakers & YOOEATING’s Hot Sauce Burlesque & Food Popup
@ Passenger Bar (229 Roebling Ave) 8pm, $10, A scorching evening featuring hot sauce burlesque, songs of burning desire, spicy drinks, and devilishly hot food, RSVP

thunder gumboFRIDAY 6/26
* Three Sisters: Tulsa, 1921 @ Secret Theatre (4402 23rd St) 8pm, $15, A devised reimagining of Anton Chekhov’s seminal play, reflecting upon lived narratives of racial violence, struggle, and resilience, Buy tix
♫ Opera on Tap Gets Sexy
@ Brick Theatre (575 Metropolitan Ave) 9pm, $18, An opera based on T.C. Boyle’s book about sex-researcher Alfred Kinsey and his inner circle of lovers and colleagues, Buy tix
* Live-Dubbed Sitcoms @ Videology (308 Bedford Ave) 9:30pm, $5, Improvisers live-dub over muted episodes of your favorite sitcoms to create entirely new story lines and horrible new character flaws, RSVP
* Thunder Gumbo’s Cult of the Sacred Cowboy @ Paper Box (17 Meadow St) 10pm, $20, With three stages of music, a silent disco, a roving brass band, giant puppets, and way more, RSVP

561316-250SATURDAY 6/27
* Curb Your Litter @ Greenpoint Reformed Church (136 Milton St) 10am, FREE, Join the Greenpoint Chamber of Commerce for the second Greenpoint neighborhood clean up day, More info
♫ Warm-Up Season Opener @ MoMA PS1 (22-25 Jackson Ave) 12pm, $18, With Pachanga Boys / Eclair Fifi / Samantha Urbani / Amnesia Scanner / The Black Madonna, Buy tix
♦ Slideluck Northside II @ Artists & Fleas (70 North 7th St) 6:30pm, A potluck and group art show highlighting the talent of diverse neighborhoods in New York, More info
* Pride Ball @ Wythe Hotel (80 Wythe Ave) 7pm, $20, Celebrating the LGBTQ community of Brooklyn and beyond, Buy tix

Screen Shot 2015-06-23 at 10.53.26 PMSUNDAY 6/28
Veveritse Day Parade @ Maria Hernandez Park (Knickerbocker Ave & Starr St) 2pm, FREE, Saunter and dance through the streets while a brass band keeps the beat, RSVP
* Women & Trans* Bike Repair Workshop @ Time’s Up (99 South 6th St) 1:30pm, FREE, Bring your bike and our volunteer mechanics will help you through your repair assessment and questions, More info
* Arrested Development Trivia @ Videology (308 Bedford Ave) 7:30pm, FREE, There will be a clip round, a picture round, and two general knowledge rounds, More info

49-emdMONDAY 6/29
♫ Tamara Renée
@ Cameo Gallery (93 North 6th St) 8pm, $5, With DonChristian / Amani, Buy tix
♫ Summer of Doom @ St. Vitus (1120 Manhattan Ave) 8pm, $20, With Crowbar / Battlecross / Lord Dying / Carcosa, Buy tix

43-emdTUESDAY 6/30
^ How to Talk to Rock Stars @ Word (126 Franklin St) 7pm, FREE, Music journalist Alli Marshall presents her debut novel, RSVP
♫ Widowspeak @ Brooklyn Bowl (61 Wythe Ave) 8pm, $10, With Small Black / Eternal Summers, 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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