Renegade Craft Fair, Real Cool Times, Triskelion Gala – What’s Happening, Greenpoint? (5/18–5/24)

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

13254290_1037112079716342_8570134165112949629_nWEDNESDAY 5/18
^ Book Launch: Shrill @ Word (126 Franklin St) 7pm, FREE, Celebrate the launch of Seattle-based writer, editor, and performer Lindy West’s memoir, More info
 Real Cool Times @ Troost (1011 Manhattan Ave) 9pm, FREE, Musician, artist, and longtime Greenpoint resident Dylan Ewing spins an eclectic mix of musical delights, More info

main_fit_300THURSDAY 5/19
# Tracing North Brooklyn’s Polish Food Heritage
@ MoFAD Lab (62 Bayard St) 6:30pm, $16, A panel discussion moderated by educator Annie Hauck-Lawson and featuring urban anthropologist Filip Stabrowski and local business owner Andrew Konopka, More info
* Performancy Forum 
@ Panoply Performance Lab (104 Meserole St) 8pm, FREE, With Michael Reinsch, Jennifer Williams, Florence Nasar, and Uniska Wahala Kano, RSVP


ArtsadpromoFRIDAY 5/20
* Triskelion Arts Spring Gala
@ Triskelion Arts (106 Calyer St) 7:30pm, $50, With performances by Jessica Gaynor Dance, Mei Yamanaka Works, Launch Movement Experiment, The Little Streams, and more, Buy tix
 Art School Acid Dropout
@ The Creek & the Cave (10-93 Jackson Ave) 8pm, $5, A night of deep intellectual art therapy and shallow humorous comedy storytelling, More info
 Fixed
@ The Good Room (98 Meserole Ave) 10pm, $10, With Optimo / Fatima Yamaha / JDH & DAVE P, Buy tix

Screen-Shot-2015-06-08-at-9.54.53-PMSATURDAY 5/21
* Renegade Craft Fair
@ Brooklyn Expo Center (79 Franklin St) 11am, FREE, Vendors selling modern crafts, DIY workshops, features and events, food and drink, and more, More info
* Ghost-Bike Building
 @ Greenpoint Reformed Church (136 Milton St) 11am, FREE, Join the NYC Ghost Bike Project to help build and install 16 ghost bikes, RSVP
* A Return to the Poison Cauldron
 @ Kingsland & Norman Aves, 3:30pm, $25, Explore the waste transfer and petroleum districts of North Brooklyn with Obscura Society NYC, More info
☺ The Roast of Your 15-Year-Old Self @ Annoyance Theater (367 Bedford Ave) 8pm, $10, Comics expose the horrifying teenagers who made them into horrifying adults, More info

17-exxlSUNDAY 5/22
* Split’n Lanes, Dodgin’ Gutters
@ Brooklyn Bowl (61 Wythe Ave) 12pm, FREE, The 3rd annual classic motorcycle show, More info
* Brooklyn Dishwashing Duel @ The Diamond (43 Franklin St) 2pm, FREE, Real Brooklyn dishwashers will compete in three rounds, measuring precision, volume, and artistry, RSVP
 Vitamin D
@ North Brooklyn Farms (320 Kent Ave) 4pm, $20, An afternoon dance party on the East River, Buy tix

Screen Shot 2016-05-17 at 11.13.40 PMMONDAY 5/23
 Cymerman
@ Muchmore’s (2 Havemeyer St) 8pm, FREE, With Goldberg/Reich/Chase and Michael Rocketship, RSVP
 My Eight Sons
@ Over the Eight (594 Union Ave) 9pm, FREE, With Anna Drezen, Mikey Heller, Lucy Randall, and more, More info

Screen Shot 2016-05-17 at 11.18.19 PMTUESDAY 5/24
* Period Power Screening Event 
@ Nitehawk Cinema (136 Metropolitan Ave) 7pm, $65, Film screening, Q&A, and panel discussion with leaders who are doing great things for women and girls everywhere, in honor of Menstrual Hygiene Day, Buy tix
♫ Live Piano Karaoke
@ Manhattan Inn (632 Manhattan Ave) 9pm, FREE, Hosted by Jason Laney, 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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