Bowie Farewell, Improv Fest, Prose Bowl – What’s happening, Greenpoint? (1/13–1/19)

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

12208564_10204867951086580_7039729733595674277_n-220x120WEDNESDAY 1/13
 aLIVE in January
@ Muchmore’s (2 Havemeyer St) 7pm, $5–$15, Poetry, performance, and music from Valerie Kuehne, Niina Pollari, Syreeta McFadden, Jane Gabriels, and Nejma Shea, More info
 Match Game
@ Over the Eight (594 Union Ave) 8pm, FREE, Contestants try to answer fill-in-the-blank questions, with the objective being to match the answers given by a celebrity panel, More info

downloadTHURSDAY 1/14
2nd Annual Improv Fest
 @ Triskelion Arts (106 Calyer St) 8pm, $16, Honor the power of immediate presence in performance, through dance, music, Butoh, action theater, comedy, lighting, and more, Buy tix
Debonair Thursdays Kick-Off @ Battery Harris (64 Frost St) 8pm, FREE, A new dinner & disco party with DJ Disgonuts and friends mixing up sophisticated disco, house, soul, and dance vibes, More info

12484742_10154054627306777_3254555421631611568_oFRIDAY 1/15
 Jeff Seal: The Goddamn Truth
@ Cloud City (85 North 1st St) 8pm, $8, A one-man show mixing standup, storytelling, characters, and clowning, RSVP
 Cool Show (Not Lame)
 @ Legion Bar (790 Metropolitan Ave) 8pm, FREE, With performances from Pat Regan, Matt Strickland, Tessa Skara, and cHristi cHiellO, plus sketches from King Quail, RSVP
♫ Nightcap Riot: Mombucha @ Magick City (37 Box St) 8pm, $50, A concert, world-premiere play, and beverage tasting/”brewtorial” all in one, More info

12400552_10208224511631989_4285550403837777041_nSATURDAY 1/16
* The First Annual 24-Hour Theater Festival
@ Standard Toykraft (722 Metropolitan Ave) 8pm, $5, An explosive infusion of tightly chaotic, slapdash theater, all crafted within twenty-four hours, More info
* Performancy Forum: Bleedthrough
@ Panoply Lab (104 Meserole St) 8pm, FREE, With Allie Hankins, Elaine Thap, Lucy Lee Yim, Geraldo Mercado, Ivy Castellanos, RSVP
♫ That NYC Punk Show
@ The Gutter (200 North 14th St) 9pm, $5, With Comrades / Mutually Assured Destruction / Hashgrinder / Adam Williams, RSVP
♫ Feeling Gloomy’s Emergency Bowie Farewell @ Grand Victory (245 Grand St) 11pm, FREE, A dance party a tribute to one of Feeling Gloomy’s favorite musicians of all time, RSVP

10365994_1106934749346900_4787220203177723329_nSUNDAY 1/17
* Los Sures Screening @ MoMA PS1 (22-25 Jackson Ave) 12pm, FREE, Part of PS1’s Greater New York exhibition, includes screenings of Diego Echeverria’s 1984 film and accompanying shorts from the Living Los Sures project, More info
♫ Memoirs of a Gaysha
@ Knitting Factory (361 Metropolitan Ave) 6pm, by donation, A celebration of the life of Ellie Conant, with performances by celebrated queer DJs, dancers, and bands, RSVP
 What Moon Things
@ Aviv (496 Morgan Ave) 8pm, $8, With Punt / Brat Curse / No Friends, RSVP

09-atxxlMONDAY 1/18
# Meatless Mondays
@ Adelina’s (159 Greenpoint Ave) 5pm, $45, Every third Monday, Adelina’s will serve up special vegan fare—tonight will be a four-course Italian meal from chef Toby Buggiani, More info
☺ Zen Boogie
@ The Experiment Comedy Gallery (20 Broadway) 8pm, $8, Featuring Irene Merrow, Max Bruno, Janie Stolar, Brandon Scott Wolf, and more, Buy tix

12466349_1686405771574077_1436472275532959150_oTUESDAY 1/19
^ The Prose Bowl
@ Pete’s Candy Store (709 Lorimer St) 6:30pm, FREE, Four writers will be chosen to read their flash fiction and be critiqued by our judges, RSVP
 Spewing Cum @ Saint Vitus (1120 Manhattan Ave) 8pm, $10, With Baby Acid / Darkwing / Garbage Brain / Thick, RSVP

* 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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