Madonnathon, Brooklyn Comedy Festival, Warper Party – What’s Happening, Greenpoint? (8/19–8/25)

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

11885646_10153521338859120_2709246008970439821_oWEDNESDAY 8/19
♫ Warper Party @ Tender Trap (66 Greenpoint Ave) 8pm, FREE, Huge music & arts showcase, featuring 18 DJs, VJs, and bands, RSVP
♫ The Hunger
@ Bar Matchless (557 Manhattan Ave) 8pm, $10, With Funkrust Brass Band / Hungry March Band / New York Fowl Harmonic, RSVP

picTHURSDAY 8/20
* BBG in Blankland 
@ Triskelion Arts (106 Calyer St) 8pm, $16, Join Boom Bat Gesture Performance Group in Blankland, a fantastical world inhabited by strange and deranged creatures, Buy tix
* The MUFF Society Presents Death Proof
@ Videology (308 Bedford Ave) 9pm, $7, Join the MUFFians as they flip some film conventions and plenty of cars along the way, Buy tix

god-hates-you-poster-RGB-400x618FRIDAY 8/21
 The Yellow Snake Is Waiting @ Flux Factory (39-31 29th St) 6pm, FREE, A video installation exploring the fog of memories, created during Tzu-Huan Lin’s NYC residency, More info
* God Hates You: A Love Story
@ Annoyance Theater (367 Bedford Ave) 8pm, $8, Two anti-gay funeral protesters spread their message of hate—only to discover they may have feelings for each other, More info
♫ The Meaning of Life @ Pet Rescue (346 Morgan Ave) 8:30pm, $5, With Pixels / Melt / MPHO / RSVP

51-emdSATURDAY 8/22
* LIC Block Party @ Purves St & Jackson Ave, 12pm, FREE, With art activities, live music and performances, an artists’ market, and food from local restaurants, More info
 13th Annual Open Studios
@ Morgan Fine Arts Building (649 Morgan Ave) 2pm, FREE, Over 20 studios on five floors will be open to the public, displaying fine art in a multitude of mediums, RSVP
♫ 12th Annual Madonnathon @ Brooklyn Bowl (61 Wythe Ave) 6pm, $15, Celebrate Madonna’s birthday with a tribute show & dance party, Buy tix
 Pancakes & Whiskey Birthday Bash @ Rough Trade (64 North 9th St) 8pm, $12, With Emily Wells / Psychic Twin / The Meaning of Life, RSVP

29_EdpSUNDAY 8/23
* Pop-Up Market @ Adelina’s (159 Greenpoint Ave) 12pm, FREE, Featuring local vendors and their fine works & wares, More info
* Shibori Dyeing Intensive @ Brooklyn Craft Co (61 Greenpoint Ave) 2pm, $75, Learn several different shibori techniques and dye a whole bunch of things, from clothing to accessories to home decor, More info
 Brooklyn Comedy Festival Kick-Off @ Knitting Factory (361 Metropolitan Ave) 9pm, $5, With Michelle Buteau / Yamaneika Saunders / Jon Laster / John Early / Rebecca Vigil, Buy tix

11870894_10101466955730856_7086787719692550630_nMONDAY 8/24
 Filthy Stinking Rich Comedy @ Over the Eight (594 Union Ave) 7:30pm, FREE, With Blair Socci / Langston Kerman / Dan Licata / Nat Towsen, and more, More info
♫ The Chairman Dances @ Pete’s Candy Store (709 Lorimer St) 9pm, FREE, With Amanda K., RSVP

24465492TUESDAY 8/25
^ Book Launch: Placid Girl
@ Word (126 Franklin St) 7pm, FREE, Brenna Ehrlich, founder of the small press/record label All Ages, presents her debut novel, RSVP
♫ Washa @ Cameo Gallery (93 North 6th St) 8pm, $8, With Lung Cycles / Ex-Fiancée, 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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