Secret Spring, Prose Bowl, Record Fair – What’s Happening, Greenpoint? (5/11–5/17)

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

ScottIanWEDNESDAY 5/11
 Sacred Song Study @ The Ark (107 Green St) 7pm, FREE, An intentional gathering promoting the development and deeper learning of traditional sacred songs from around the world, More info
^ Scott Ian in Conversation @ Saint Vitus (1120 Manhattan Ave) 7pm, $20, Word presents Scott Ian discussing his memoir I’m the Man: The Story of That Guy from Anthrax with Keith Buckley, vocalist of Every Time I Die and debut author of the novel Scale, More info

707678-250THURSDAY 5/12
^ Book Launch: Spontaneous Urban Plants
@ Word (126 Franklin St) 7pm, FREE, Spontaneous Urban Plants investigates the role of weeds in the urban ecosystem by profiling a cross section of weeds, More info
☺ Detention
@ Annoyance Theater (367 Bedford Ave) 8pm, $5, Watch the Annoyance NY’s improv instructors screw up everything they teach, More info
* We Know Edie LaMinx Had a Gun
@ Standard Toykraft (722 Metropolitan Ave) 8pm, $15, A play exploring the sensationalism surrounding the life and death of a fabulous drag queen, Buy tix


Screen Shot 2016-05-10 at 12.43.08 PMFRIDAY 5/13
^ Poetry Workshop
@ Greenpoint Library (107 Norman Ave) 12pm, FREE, Join poet Melanie Neilson for a workshop using poetry to explore the public library as a site for creative expression, More info
 2016 Sketchbook Project Launch Party
@ Brooklyn Art Library (28 Frost St) 7pm, FREE, A night of creative exhibitions, good friends, and a lot of new sketchbooks in the Brooklyn Art Library’s brand new space, RSVP
 Art & Music Show
@ Greenpoint Gallery (390 McGuinness Blvd) 8pm, FREE, Two-floor show with art and music, including bands Castle Black and Unknown Nobodies, More info

13123275_1099999080059569_7929655182643480535_oSATURDAY 5/14
 Brooklyn Flea Record Fair
@ Smorgasburg (90 Kent Ave) 11am, FREE, 50+ independent record labels selling their wares, More info
* North Brooklyn Boat Club Opening Day
@ North Brooklyn Boat Club (437 McGuinness Blvd) 12pm, FREE, Free public paddling with beautiful views, beer and snacks, fireside chatting, and music by Morgan O’Kane, RSVP
 An Evening of ~You~ @ Lutheran Church of the Messiah (129 Russell St) 8pm, FREE, A comedic experience in spirituality an ritual hosted by Catherine Cohen and Lucy Cottrell, RSVP

BUC_Webtile_NYCSUNDAY 5/15
* Brompton Urban Challenge
@ Rough Trade Records (64 North 9th St) 10am, $25, A two-wheeled scavenger exploring New York City, interpreting clues, and completing challenges, More info
 Sloth Village Presents Secret Spring @ Magik City (37 Box St) 12pm, $10, A dance party with immersive rituals and Ayurvedic meals, Buy tix

161102-Hello-Brooklyn-Barcade-11x17-800MONDAY 5/16
# New Belgium Launch Night
@ Barcade (388 Union Ave) 4pm, FREE, Featuring five New Belgium beers and plenty of swag, More info
 Sean Ali 
@ Muchmore’s (2 Havemeyer St) 9pm, FREE, With Los Aliens / Jonah Rosenberg’s Fabio Trio, RSVP

Screen Shot 2016-05-10 at 5.35.45 PMTUESDAY 5/17
^ The Prose Bowl 
@ Pete’s Candy Store (709 Lorimer St) 6:30pm, FREE, With guest judge Elyssa Goodman, host of the Miss Manhattan reading series, RSVP
 Animal Farm 
@ Over the Eight (594 Union Ave) 8pm, FREE, Featuring satirical or critical writing from John Reed, Emily Witt, and Thad Ziolkowski, 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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