Puppies n Pints, Mini Zine Fest, Ubu the King – What’s happening, Greenpoint? (7/27–8/02)

CRUELSUMMER2016-2[sponsored] The Skint’s Cruel Summer ’80s Dance Party
Friday July 29 @ The Bell House (149 7th St) 8pm, $5 with code “TakeOnMe”
The city heat and humidity have us hiding inside with the air conditioning at full blast, which means it’s time for our 4th annual ’80s dance party at The Bell House!  Live 10-piece ’80s band The Engagements will kick summer right in the pants by playing all the classics along with Party Like It’s 1999 DJ Steve Reynolds, who’ll play even more hits and deep cuts, and take your requests. More info

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

Screen Shot 2016-07-25 at 12.57.04 PMWEDNESDAY 7/27
* NAG Community Map Fair @ McCarren Park Pool Community Room (776 Lorimer St) 6:30pm, FREE, A science fair–style event, with groups presenting issue-focused maps and related information, RSVP
* Illuminati Comedy Showcase @ Adelina’s (159 Greenpoint Ave) 10pm, FREE, With Brandon Scott Wolf, Jennie Sutton, Merrill Davis, Andrew Casertano, and Amy Schiller, More info

Screen Shot 2016-07-25 at 1.06.14 PMTHURSDAY 7/28
* Dreamcatcher Workshop
@ Line & Label (568 Manhattan Ave) 5pm, $50, Make your own leather, feather, beaded, and fringed dreamcatcher, RSVP
Janice Gunter: Ghost Hunter Preview Screening @ Videology (308 Bedford Ave) 7pm, FREE, The series follows Janice as she enters the world of the paranormal, hauntings and spirits of all kinds, RSVP
* Ubu the King
@ Cloud City (85 North 1st St) 7:30pm, $12 suggested, Rough House Theater presents a puppet adaptation of the Alfred Jarry play, RSVP


13691168_1751542831755201_5563577780165047435_oFRIDAY 7/29

# Salchipapas VI 
@ Archestratus (160 Huron St) 7pm, FREE, A gathering with music, film, poetry, and food, RSVP
♫ Punk Ska Birthday Extravaganza
@ Aviv (496 Morgan Ave) 8pm, $10, With Amrev 2 / Comrades / Escaso Recurso / Clitorium, Buy tix
 Best Behavior
@ The Gutter (200 North 14th St) 8pm, $5, With Pollen Rx / The Rizzos, RSVP

Screen Shot 2016-07-26 at 1.29.41 PMSATURDAY 7/30
* Puppies n Pints 
@ Knitting Factory (361 Metropolitan Ave) 12:30pm, $12, Spend the afternoon with shelter dogs from Badass Brooklyn Animal Rescue, RSVP
^ Pete’s Mini Zine Fest @ Pete’s Candy Store (709 Lorimer St) 2pm, FREE, The longest-running zine fest in NYC, RSVP
* The 24-Hour Theater Festival @ Standard Toykraft (722 Metropolitan Ave) 8pm, $5, Teams have 24 hours to write, direct, rehearse, and perform a play for the audience, More info
Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Midnight Release Party
@ Villain (50 North 3rd St) 11:59pm, $29.99 (includes a copy of the book), Relive the Midnight Releases of your youth, but this time, with booze, More info

Screen Shot 2016-07-26 at 2.04.05 PMSUNDAY 7/31
* Dusty Rose Sidewalk Sale @ Dusty Rose Vintage (251 Greenpoint Ave) 12pm, FREE, et deep discounts on slightly flawed inventory from some of NYC’s favorite brands, RSVP
# Vegan Brunch Pop-Up @ Adelina’s (159 Greenpoint Ave) 12pm, FREE, The Mississippi Vegan serves up guilt-free fare, More info
* Gilmore Girls Trivia
@ Videology (308 Bedford Ave) 8pm, FREE, Five rounds, including a clips round, a picture round, two general knowledge rounds, and a surprise round, RSVP

09-ogMONDAY 8/01
 Would You Rather?
@ The Experiment Comedy Gallery (272 Grand St) 7:30pm, $5, A game show where comics tell you which of two very specific, mostly hypothetical situations/places/people they prefer and why, More info
 Grlcvlt NYC Presents F*ck Rape Culture @ Baby’s All Right (146 Broadway) 8pm, $25, With Madame Gandhi / The Skins / The New Tarot / Edith Pop, Buy tix

raspberry-piTUESDAY 8/02
* Raspberry Pi for Artists, DIY Hobbyists, and Tinkerers @ Williamsburg Library (240 Division Ave) 6pm, FREE, A demonstration and class with Raspberry Pi experts Tom Fitzgibbon and Jody Culkin, More info
 Langhorne Slim & the Law @ Brooklyn Bowl (61 Wythe Ave) 8pm, $15, With opener Anthony D’Amato, 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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