Summer Thunder, Prose Bowl, Electrique – What’s Happening, Greenpoint? (6/15–6/21)

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

downloadWEDNESDAY 6/15
 Antibalas @ Brooklyn Bowl (61 Wythe Ave) 8pm, $15, With special guest Kyp Malone, More info
 “Electrique” Opening Reception @ The Hollows (151 Bedford Ave) 9pm, FREE, A group show featuring electrical, mechanical, and sound pieces, More info

Screen Shot 2016-06-14 at 5.24.15 PMTHURSDAY 6/16
 ACJW Ensemble Presents “Connections” 
@ National Sawdust (80 North 6th St) 7pm, $15, Featuring Paola Prestini’s G-Force and a world premiere by Brad and Doug Balliett commissioned by Carnegie Hall, More info
 Wild Honey Pie Presents Coast Modern
@ Rough Trade (64 North 9th St) With Strange Names / Ryan Egan, More info
Alice @ Videology (308 Bedford Ave) 9:30pm, $10, Czech director Jan Švankmajer’s surreal adaptation of Lewis Carroll’s classic children’s book with a live electronic score, More info

Screen Shot 2016-06-14 at 5.36.40 PMFRIDAY 6/17

 Northside Seniors’ Painting Exhibit
@ Northside Senior Citizens Center (179 North 6th St) 1pm, FREE, A group show that includes landscapes, still lifes, miniatures, and surprises.
 Comedy Show Double-Feature
@ Cloud City (85 North 1st St) 9:30pm, FREE, Tim Racine and Joe Schiappa do an improvised stand-up set based on books they brought from home, then Jeff Seal rants and raves for 30 minutes, RSVP
 Annal Review
@ The Creek & the Cave (10-93 Jackson Ave) 10pm, $5, Justin Auslaender and Lindsay Boling examine a historical period or event and question whether we have actually learned anything from our past, More info

87-elgSATURDAY 6/18
* Leimay Block Party
@ Leimay-Cave (58 Grand St) 2pm, FREE, An array of performances, concerts, food, and pop-up events, RSVP
 Summer Thunder @ Union Pool (484 Union Ave) 2pm, FREE, With two sets from Sun Ra Arkestra, More info
* Sisters of the Wicked Wig
@ Wythe Hotel (80 Wythe Ave) 2pm, FREE, A film about the reinvention of drag culture in Brooklyn, RSVP

258a288fe3a00c20b04f3268250769bbSUNDAY 6/19
* Makers Market @ Williamsburg Savings Bank (175 Broadway) 11am, FREE, Showcasing what Brooklyn makes, More info
* The Dead Parents Club @ Standard Toykraft (722 Metropolitan Ave) 8:30pm, $10, A four-day festival featuring harrowing, heartwarming, and often hilarious true-life stories of being part of the worst club we all eventually have to join, More info

5BAfVI1465422395MONDAY 6/20
 Straight Marriage
@ Annoyance Theater (367 Bedford Ave) 7pm, $5, Gay comedians Kelley Quinn and Chris Burns take their improvised portrayal of a heterosexual married couple from screen to stage, More info
♫ Pro Quo Presents Midi
@ Muchmore’s (2 Havemeyer St) 9pm, $5, With Umru / JonEcks / Mister / Vide, RSVP

12924571_1713729638841690_5203651571996707227_nTUESDAY 6/21
♫ Particulate Matter @ McCarren Park (776 Lorimer St) 2pm, FREE, Spatialized Sound and Decaying Technology at Make Music New York, RSVP
^ The Prose Bowl @ Pete’s Candy Store (709 Lorimer St) 7pm, FREE, Brooklyn’s only semi-competitive, open-mic, flash-fiction reading series, 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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