Suffragette City, The Quirk Thing, Pole Position – What’s Happening, Greenpoint? (5/25–5/31)

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

Orphan-Action-League-Promo-ImageWEDNESDAY 5/25
 Orphan Action League @ Annoyance Theater (367 Bedford Ave) 8:30pm, $10, Watch as the orphans battle child-labor-factory-owning Grandpa Moneybags who’s out to overtake the town, More info
* Blonde Ambition @ Over the Eight (594 Union Ave) 8:30pm, FREE, A comedy show by blondes, for blondes, More info

6806e62c-7df4-4fe8-8fcf-c69c00a4a5f5-219x323THURSDAY 5/26
* The Quirk Thing
@ Pete’s Candy Store (709 Lorimer St) 6:15pm, FREE, A talent show with a twist, More info
^ Ladies Night 
@ Big Irv’s (381 Hooper St) 7:30pm, FREE, An evening of storytelling by all girls hosted by Shelby Thompson and Adam Selbst, RSVP
* 
Kevin Geeks Out Abou Sex Scenes
 @ Nitehawk Cinema (136 Metropolitan Ave) 9:30pm, $15, Comedian Kevin Maher welcomes his wife and co-host (romance novelist Rebecca Rogers Maher) for a two-hour video variety show looking at pop culture’s most memorable sex scenes, More info


13133104_1196278207079220_3938828149767843802_nFRIDAY 5/27 

 Suffragette City Fundraiser
@ Aviv (496 Morgan Ave) 8pm, $8, With Crazy Pills / Hard Nips / Fruit & Flowers / Decorum, RSVP
 The Body
@ Saint Vitus (1120 Manhattan Ave) 8pm, $10, With Uniform / Muslin, Buy tix
♫ The Disco Edition 
@ Good Room (98 Meserole Ave) 10pm, $20, With Tony Humphries / Justin Strauss / Lloydskii / Dirty Dave, RSVP

13226631_1296506207044787_486329496383711781_nSATURDAY 5/28
# Lobster Joint 5th Birthday Bash 
@ Lobster Joint (1073 Manhattan Ave) 4pm, FREE, With free beer from Sixpoint and Montauk until the kegs run out, More info
 Greenpoint Comedy Night 
@ Word (126 Franklin St) 7pm, $6, Featuring Mike Recine, Audrey Murray, Maurice Licorish, Christian Polanco, Calvin Cato, and Matt Anderson, More info
☺ Moms: Wow! @ Cloud City (85 North 1st St) 8:30pm, $5, A variety show for mom lovers, RSVP

13116031_578040466721_6326416923643858456_oSUNDAY 5/29
* The Hive: New York 
@ Triskelion Arts (106 Calyer St) 4pm, $16, A shared program of contemporary dance works by ArtBark International, Kristin Hatleberg, Garnet Henderson, and Sarah Lass, Buy tix
* Pole Position @ Tender Trap (66 Greenpoint Ave) 8pm, $5, A pole-dancing showcase with DJs, music, and more, Buy tix
♫ The PitchBlak Playlist 
@ Manhattan Inn (632 Manhattan Ave) 8:30pm, FREE, Hosted by PitchBlak Brass Band and featuring Soul Khan, RSVP

Screen Shot 2016-05-25 at 12.28.57 AMMONDAY 5/30
♫ Knitting Factory Presents
@ Knitting Factory (361 Metropolitan Ave) 8pm, $10, With God Tiny / Stuyedeyed / Mammoth Spirit, More info 
* Slumber Party Film Society 
@ Videology (308 Bedford Ave) 9:15pm, $10, Co-presidents and BFFs Kate and Lacey revisit classic ’90s erotic thriller Fear, Buy tix

Screen Shot 2016-05-25 at 12.36.33 AMTUESDAY 5/31
 Mic Against Humanity
@ The Experiment Comedy Gallery (272 Grand St) 5:30pm, FREE, Elsa Waithe hosts an open mic where comedians get extra time based on a Card Against Humanity subject of her liking, More info
 New American Comedy 
@ Muchmore’s (2 Havemeyer St) 9pm, FREE, Comedy, performances, music, and the release of the first issue of the New American Comedy Zine, 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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