Brooklyn Comedy Fest, Summer’s End, Waku Waku – What’s Happening, Greenpoint? (8/26–9/01)

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

Screen Shot 2015-08-25 at 12.26.06 AMWEDNESDAY 8/26
* Voices of Brooklyn: Build Houses & Plant Gardens 
@ St. Paul’s Theater (334 South 5th St) 6:30pm, FREE, Latin American songs of love and protest are paired with stories about building a sustainable home from discarded shipping containers, RSVP
☺ Bk Comedy Festival: Fringe With Benefits @ The Gutter (200 North 14th St) 8pm, $5, With Nick Vatterott / Lauren Maul / Julio Torres, and more, Buy tix

11017508_1756458864581546_401409585472842099_oTHURSDAY 8/27
♦ Vivid Stills
@ Cloud City (85 North 1st St) 6:30pm, FREE, An exhibition of posters designed for screenings at Spectacle Theater, RSVP
# Forage + Fire in the Forest @ North Brooklyn Farms (320 Kent Ave) 7pm, $85, A wood-fired tour of wild edibles and August farm bounty, Buy tix
* Kevin Geeks Out About Lady Robots @ Nitehawk Cinema (136 Metropolitan Ave) 9:30pm, $15, a virtual parade of robots from the last 100 years of science fiction, More info

51-exlFRIDAY 8/28
♦ Weird World
@ Exit Room (270 Meserole St) 6pm, FREE, Group show by five artists of the Weird Crew: CONE, DXTR, HRVB, LOOK and VIDAM, RSVP
♫ Summer’s End Music Fest @ Aviv (496 Morgan Ave) 8pm, $8, With Evolfo / Oso Oso / PSYMON SPINE / Turnip King / Sojii, Buy tix
☺ Bk Comedy Fest: First Comes Love @ Knitting Factory (361 Metropolitan Ave) 11:30pm, $18, Anonymously solicited adult film scenes performed by comedians, with special guest Ron Jeremy, Buy tix

11813399_605903236219214_5462303302347081508_nSATURDAY 8/29
* Waku Waku NYC
@ Brooklyn Expo Center (72 Noble St) 10am, $45, A Japanese pop culture festival celebrating anime, manga, music, food, film, fashion, and more, Buy tix
* Dada Brunch
@ Nitehawk Cinema (136 Metropolitan Ave) 11:40am, $16, Hans Richter’s Dreams that Money Can Buy plus short films featuring a live score by Parlor Walls, More info
☺ Bk Comedy Fest: Future Potential Amazon Prime Series @ Videology (308 Bedford Ave) 5pm, FREE, Including “Beth & Tim Are Breaking Up” / “Gary Saves the Graveyard” / “Suicide Pact,” and more, RSVP
* Outdoor Cartoon Carnival
@ City Reliquary (370 Metropolitan Ave) 7:30, $10, Over a dozen 16mm cartoons from the 1920s to the 1940s, RSVP

11825818_10101283672307687_1950245983540741694_n1-220x120SUNDAY 8/30
☺ Two Jewish Guys Talking Mostly About Their Dicks
 @ Over the Eight (594 Union Ave) 8pm, FREE, Comedy show with co-headliners Matt Koff and Nate Fernald, More info
* In Search Of… @ Muchmore’s (2 Havemeyer St) 9pm, FREE, The reading/ storytelling series that promises definitive answers to the great questions that have plagued humanity for centuries, RSVP

11885727_1214839445208972_4818918030762258060_oMONDAY 8/31
☺ Totally Normal Open Mic
@ Pete’s Candy Store (709 Lorimer St) 6:30pm, FREE, Jenn Welch and Tom Lisi host this comedy open mic where comics try out their newest material, More info
* The Freight Residency Show @ Cloud City (85 North 1st St) 7pm, $15, This year’s Freight participants hold a showing of work developed over their residency, RSVP

11144484_10153216241954615_8548695967660500212_nTUESDAY 9/01
^ The Secrets of Ruling School
@ Word (126 Franklin St) 7pm, FREE, Illustrator/author Neil Swaab presents his allegorical primer on surviving the first week of middle school, RSVP
♫ No Nets 
@ St. Vitus (1120 Manhattan Ave) 8pm, $10, With Black River Manifesto / Garbage Brain / Twiga, 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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