LIC Block Party, The Obelisk, Flirt Reynolds – What’s Happening, Greenpoint? (8/17–8/23)

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

756665-250WEDNESDAY 8/17
 Stir Crazy Wednesdays @ Slick Willie (179 Meserole Ave) 8pm, FREE, A weekly comedy show hosted by Aldo Marachilian, More info
 Comedians You Should Know @ The Gutter (200 North 14th St) 9pm, $5, With Roy Wood, Jr., Aparna Nancherla, Jeffrey Joseph, Sean Patton, and more, Buy tix

13096009_1105717279490869_5515907230013458971_nTHURSDAY 8/18
 RAW Brooklyn Presents Reveal
@ Warsaw (261 Driggs Ave) 7pm, $20, A multimedia event featuring 60+ local artists in visual art, fashion, music, film, photography, and more, More info
* The Return of Flirt Reynolds @ Richlane (595 Union Ave) 8pm, FREE, DJ Flirt Reynolds spins dancey vinyl from the ’70s, ’80s, ’90s, and now, RSVP

artificial-retirementFRIDAY 8/19

 “Sapal” Art Opening
@ Kayrock (1205 Manhattan Ave) 6pm, FREE, A solo show by Conrad Guevara, More info
 “Artificial Retirement” Art Opening 
@ Flux Factory (39-31 29th St) 6pm, FREE, A major group exhibition addressing the question, “What is failure in this technologically aided era?” More info 
# My First Beer 
@ Archestratus Books & Foods (160 Huron St) 7pm, $14, Join Orr Shtuhl for a drink-fueled variety show of tasting, talking, and plumbing the depths of memory, More info

Block-Party_L_3SATURDAY 8/20
 Drawn to Trees: Greenpoint
@ McCarren Park, 10am, $12, Join the Brooklyn Brainery for a close-up look at all elements of trees and how to draw them, More info
* LIC Block Party @ SculptureCenter (Purves St @ Jackson Ave) 12pm, FREE, An all-day affair including live performances, family-friendly art activities, an Artists’ Market, and food from local restaurants, More info
♫ The Obelisk All-Dayer @ Saint Vitus (1120 Manhattan Ave) 2pm, $22, With Mars Red Sky / Snail / Kings Destroy / Heavy Temple, Buy tix
@ North Brooklyn Farms (320 Kent Ave) 5pm, $65, An evening showcasing the best local and regional craft breweries, powered by BeerMenus, Buy tix

Screen Shot 2016-08-16 at 10.46.21 AMSUNDAY 8/21
* The Poison Cauldron of the Newtown Creek @ Kingsland & Norman Aves, 11am, $25, Explore the waste-transfer and petroleum districts of North Brooklyn with the New York Obscura Society, More info
 LPR Presents @ Manhattan Inn (632 Manhattan Ave) 8pm, $5–$10 suggested, With Showtime feat. The Prez / Mikey Freedom Hart and Jen Goma / Runson Willis III / J. Hoard, RSVP

Screen Shot 2016-08-16 at 10.53.24 AMMONDAY 8/22
# Second Brewversary
@ Keg & Lantern Brewing Company (97 Nassau Ave) 11am, FREE, Happy hour prices all day, plus some special limited-quantity beers, RSVP
# Dorothy Parker Birthday Party @ The Shanty (79 Richardson St) 7pm, FREE, A tour of teh New York Distilling Co., followed by a party and poetry readings, RSVP

Screen Shot 2016-08-16 at 11.02.46 AMTUESDAY 8/23
 Redacted Comedy Show @ The Experiment Comedy Gallery (272 Grand St) 8pm, $5, With Davidson Boswell, Katie Boyle, Veronica Garza, CW Headley, Gabriel Pacheco, and Mike Abrusci, More info
 Summer Show @ Muchmore’s (2 Havemeyer St) 8:30pm, FREE, With Brian Jacques / David Russell / Dan Saulpaugh / Imran Ahmed, 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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