Brooklyn Hip-Hop Fest, Giglio, Hot Girls Eating Pizza – What’s Happening, Greenpoint? (7/08–7/14)

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

BdayDebbieGifYes3WEDNESDAY 7/08
* Giglio Opening Night Ceremonies @ North 8th & Havemeyer St, 6pm, FREE, One of the oldest Italian American traditions in America, honoring Nolani patron saint San Paolino, More info
^ Debut Fiction Night @ Word (126 Franklin St) 7pm, FREE, Jessamyn Hope, Sara Nović, and Tracy O’Neill discuss the experience of writing and publishing their first book-length works, RSVP
* Dancorcism @ Lutheran Church of the Messiah (129 Russell St) 8pm, $15, A one-hour dance party for your soul, with high-energy dance routines, stretching, and meditation, More info

split-personality-posterTHURSDAY 7/09
^ Greenpoint’s Forgotten Past @ Word (126 Franklin St) 7pm, FREE, Longtime local Geoffrey Cobb presents his narrative history of the neighborhood, RSVP
☺ Split Personality Comedy & Storytelling @ Over the Eight (594 Union Ave) 7:30pm, FREE, With JiJi Lee, Patrick Clair, and Steve Zimmer, winner of over 20 Moth Storyslams, More info
♫ Ben von Wildenhaus Record Release @ Troost (1011 Manhattan Ave) 9pm, FREE, With openers Zeke & Karen, More info

11223584_10153429008322378_8834192912422608463_nFRIDAY 7/10
♦ A House Without a Roof @ Booklyn (37 Greenpoint Ave) 7pm, FREE, A solo exhibition of Adam Golfer’s recent work in film, photography, text, and collected archival material, More info
* Lonely Goat @ Triskelion Arts (106 Calyer St) 7:30pm, $16, Using specificity of costume, creation of landscape, and precision of movement, the company’s work offers onlookers a place to question confusion and renegotiate their unique interpretation of “story,” Buy tix
* Dream Seed Soul Journey
 @ Golden Drum (97 Green St) 7:30pm, $25, Participants are led through guided meditations and sound healing practices designed to harmonize body, mind, and spirit, RSVP

# Hot Girls Eating Pizza @ City Reliquary (370 Metropolitan Ave) 8pm, $10, Join the creator of the delicious Instagram “Hot Girls Eating Pizza” for a cheesy good time in the City Reliquary’s backyard, RSVP

znfq5segnh0pyxmfvgpiSATURDAY 7/11
♫ Brooklyn Hip-Hop Festival @ 50 Kent, 1pm, $50, Featuring 20+ acts, from Pitchblak Brass Band to Mobb Deep to Common, More info
☺ Cool (Not Lame) Festival @ Black Bear Bar (70 North 6th St) 2pm, $5, A full day of musical comedy with more than 50 performances, RSVP
* Soap-Making Class @ Holly’s HeART by Hand (172 Greenpoint Ave) 3pm, $75, Learn the science and history of soap, soap-making processes, and safety precautions,  More info
 Mondo Indie Dance Party: Smiths Summer Edition @ Cameo Gallery (93 North 6th St) 11:59pm, $5, Celebrate Mondo’s dourest patron saint with Smiths classics, Morrissey solo goodness, and deep cuts & rare tracks, More info

jurassicpark_BIGSUNDAY 7/12
* Gasper & Son Screening @ Adelina’s (159 Greenpoint Ave) 4pm, FREE, Join the filmmakers for an intimate screening at one of the locations where the film was shot, RSVP
* LICHENGE: Party for Our Parks @ LIC Landing (52-10 Center Blvd) 7pm, FREE, Meet your neighbors, make new friends, participate in a photo contest, and enjoy local treats and drinks, RSVP
* Jurassic Park Trivia @ Videology (308 Bedford Ave) 7pm, FREE, There will be a clip round, a picture round, and two general knowledge rounds, More info

event-poster-4272182MONDAY 7/13
^ Melville House Book Club: The Dark Net @ Rough Trade Café (64 North 9th St) 6:30pm, FREE, This revealing book shines a light on the digital underworld, where freedom is being pushed to its limits and people can do anything, and be anyone, they want, RSVP
♫ Manhattan Vampires Club: A Tribute to John Lennon & Henry Nilsson @ Manhattan Inn (632 Manhattan Ave) 8:30pm, FREE, With Nicole Atkins / Invisible Familiars / Sam Cohen / EMEFE / Teen / Christian Peslak, RSVP

manufacturingscreenshot_560TUESDAY 7/14
* SASS: The Secret Life of Famous Artists
@ The Bedford (110 Bedford) 7:00pm, FREE, The night’s lectures include: “Poor Little Rich Boy (The Story of Toulouse-Lautrec)” / “Ancient Artists” / “Why You Shouldn’t Hate Yoko Ono,” RSVP
* Center for Urban Pedagogy’s Urban Investigation @ UnionDocs (322 Union Ave) 7pm, FREE, Students from Lyons Community School in East Williamsburg and teaching artist Tamara Gubernat look into the politics of industrial areas, More info

* 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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