Donut Fest, Cardboard Robot Battle, Unholy Women – What’s happening, Greenpoint? (1/20–1/26)

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

Screen Shot 2016-01-19 at 4.40.34 PMWEDNESDAY 1/20
# Wine & Cheese Tasting 
@ Adelina’s (159 Greenpoint Ave) 5pm, FREE, Sample Adelina’s wines paired with Eastern District Cheese, More info
* Sumo Party
@ Brooklyn Brewery (79 North 11th St) 8pm, $50, Watch Sumo wrestling while eating bento and enjoying whiskey, sake, and beer, More info

12540832_972392232835063_2946615336283675085_nTHURSDAY 1/21
# The Maine Event
@ Brouwerij Lane (78 Greenpoint Ave) 6pm, FREE, A tasting event featuring beers from Maine Beer Company and others, RSVP
^ Future Shock Zero Launch Party @ Desert Island (540 Metropolitan Ave) 7pm, FREE, Celebrate the launch of this new comix anthology edited by Josh Burggraf, RSVP
* An Evening of Expanded Cinema
@ Nitehawk Cinema (136 Metropolitan Ave) 10pm, $16, An interactive live psychedelic light show featuring a mix of analog and digital projections and live musical performances, More info

12491887_10153867467702329_7664265530624505054_oFRIDAY 1/22
* Rise & Fall
@ Cloud City (85 North 1st St) 8pm, $15, A punk­-speed bacchanalian play inspired by a Brecht-Weil opera, RSVP
^ The Quite American Release Party
@ 17 Frost Space (17 Frost) 8:30pm, FREE, Celebrate the inaugural issue of a semi-chronicle publication featuring a pure breed of New York’s visual, literary, and critical talent, RSVP
♫ NAP Record Release Party @ Aviv (496 Morgan Ave) 8:30pm, $8, With Think Tank / Surf Rock Is Dead / Granny, RSVP

friendship-image-ariel-abrahamsSATURDAY 1/23
# Donut Fest
@ Verboten (54 North 11th St) 9:30am, $50, A celebration of the love of fried sugary dough, More info
# Cacao Ceremony With Dream Seed
@ Golden Drum (97 Green St) 7pm, $40, Honor the energy of the full moon with an authentic ritual cacao drink made from pure cacao from Guatemala, More info
 “Friendship” Opening Reception
@ Flux Factory (39-31 29th St) 7pm, FREE, A group exhibit curated by Ariel Abrahams, More info
* Cardboard Robot Battle @ Standard Toykraft (722 Metropolitan Ave) 8pm, $18, Contestants build robots out of cardboard and packing tape, and then they battle! More info

Screen Shot 2016-01-19 at 10.34.22 PMSUNDAY 1/24
☺ Triple Feature @ Annoyance Theater (367 Bedford Ave) 7pm, $5, Includes three original shows: Laura, Warm Pepsi, and Wastin Away Again in MargaritaCHILL, More info
 New Bits
@ Muchmore’s (2 Havemeyer St)7pm, FREE, Comedy from Kady Ruth Ashcraft, Lorelei Ramirez, Jasmine Pierce, and many more, RSVP

21-atxxlMONDAY 1/25
 Hypnocraft Presents
@ Manhattan Inn (632 Manhattan Ave) 8:30pm, FREE, With Star Rover / Sam Evian / Aerial East, More info
☺ Transplants: A Comedy Show
@ The Experiment (20 Broadway) 9:30pm, $8, New York stories from new New Yorkers, Buy tix

thumbTUESDAY 1/26
* Drinks & Drama: UnHoly Women
@ Isa (348 Wythe St) 6pm, $5, A reading series featuring six new plays, Buy tix
 And the Wiremen @ Troost (1011 Manhattan Ave) 9pm, FREE, With Anni Rossi, Simon Goff Berlin, and Paul Watson, 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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