Yas Kweens, Lita Ford, Soundpainting – What’s happening, Greenpoint? (2/17–2/23)

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

12711090_10100347597020044_6263871422539753445_oWEDNESDAY 2/17
 The Black Swan Featuring Chicago @ Annoyance Theater (367 Bedford Ave) 8pm, $10, A staged version of Darren Aronofsky’s Black Swan combined with showstopping numbers from the Broadway hit Chicago, More info
* PussyPower Presents Yas Kweens
@ Kinfolk (94 Wythe Ave) 9pm, FREE, Watch the premiere of the new season of Broad City with music, DJs, surprise guests, swag bags, and more, RSVP

12439041_1676418399238475_6642309185137827805_nTHURSDAY 2/18
 Working Rhythms
@ Reverse (28 Frost St) 7pm, FREE, An interactive music installation in which visitors play and mix rhythm bases and sound loops, More info
* RAW Artists Brooklyn Presents Futures
@ Warsaw (261 Driggs Ave) 7pm, $20, Independent film screenings, pop-up galleries, fashion shows, live performance art, and more, Buy tix

12697450_10153359773656272_5497676701220306963_oFRIDAY 2/19
# Smash Simultap Party
@ Greenpoint Beer & Ale Co (7 North 15th St) 7pm, FREE, Part of New York City Beer Week, More info
* Cardboard Robot Battle Rises From the Snow Storm @ Standard Toykraft (722 Metropolitan Ave) 8pm, $15, An evening of cardboard carnage, ring girls, live music, inter-match shows, drink specials and more, Buy tix
♫ Noise Love & Bestial Warrior Present @ Don Pedro (90 Manhattan Ave) 9pm, FREE, With Libel / Hellbirds / Worst Ones / Spirit of a Slain Eagle, RSVP
♫ Late Nite Tonite 
@ Good Room (98 Meserole Ave) 10pm, A night of dance music plus a talk show–style 20-minute interview with DJ Jozif, RSVP

12642457_913692742020042_4245008126671537170_nSATURDAY 2/20
* Paper Canoe Company’s A Sock Fable @ Triskelion Arts (106 Calyer St) 10:30am, $15, A sock puppet play with the highest thread count for ages 2+, Buy tix
# Big Woody 2016 @ Spuyten Duyvil (359 Metropolitan Ave) 12pm, FREE, Strong & barrel-aged beer, part of New York City Beer Fest, More info
* The Bellwether Presents: Heaven @ Egg (109 North 3rd St) 7:30pm, FREE, An event where artists of all stripes hang out, drink wine, and collaborate on a spur-of-the-moment project, RSVP
* Wolf Moon Beaver Fest @ Big Sky Works (29 Wythe Ave) 8pm, $20, Featuring musical and aerial performances by Mirah, Arooj Aftab, T-POW, Heidelmann, Kris Olness, and many more, RSVP

12647493_1131117570261951_4448068864495095494_nSUNDAY 2/21
* Pete’s Open Mic
@ Pete’s Candy Store (709 Lorimer St) 5pm, FREE, The open mic has been running for 15 years and has provided a springboard for many a New York performer, More info
 Soundpainting Session
@ Firehouse Space (246 Frost St) 7pm, FREE, Learn soundpainting signs, then kick back and do some round-robin, RSVP
 Stehla @ Aviv (496 Morgan Ave) 8pm, $8, With Noisebody / Hix / Tongues in Trees, RSVP

litaMONDAY 2/22
* Obscura Society Cinema Club
@ Videology (308 Bedford Ave) 7pm, $12, An evening of newsreels, serials, cartoons, and other shorts from the golden age of cinema, More info
^ Word Presents Lita Ford @ Saint Vitus (1120 Manhattan Ave)7:30pm, $26.99 (includes a book), Lita will read from her long-awaited memoir Living Like a Runaway, converse with Noisey editor Kim Kelly, and answer audience questions, More info

karaokeTUESDAY 2/23
* Cans Film Festival: Whatever Happened to Baby Jane?
@ Macri Park (462 Union Ave) 8pm, FREE, The Cans Film Festival exists to bring communities together around queer film classics, RSVP
 Karaoke Night
@ Manhattan Inn (632 Manhattan Ave) 10pm, FREE, Live piano karaoke, beer, and prizes, 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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