Brooklyn Comedy Fest, Mezcal BBQ, The Loaded Canon – What’s happening, Greenpoint? (8/24–8/30)

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

13988136_1102866186460185_81533974910017538_oWEDNESDAY 8/24
* Wednesday With Westerns @ City Reliquary (370 Metropolitan Ave) 7pm, $7, An interactive art experience that will make you feel like kicking saloon doors and spitting a mouthful of tobacco on the floor, RSVP
* Breaking a Monster @ Nitehawk Cinema (136 Metropolitan Ave) 7:30pm, $16, A documentary about teenage metal band Unlocking the Truth, plus a Q&A with the director and band members, More info

Screen Shot 2016-08-23 at 1.49.37 PMTHURSDAY 8/25
^ The Loaded Canon
@ Brooklyn Oenology (209 Wythe Ave) 7pm, FREE, Local literature meets wine and cocktail pairings in this revamp of the classic reading series, More info
* We’ve Come So Far @ Rough Trade (64 North 9th St) 7pm, FREE, A panel discussion on the last days of Death By Audio, RSVP

73-exxlFRIDAY 8/26

# Caribbean Jerk & Reggae Fest
@ The Hall at MP (470 Driggs Ave) 6pm, $15 / $37 including a Caribbean food platter, A menu designed by chef Michael Psilakis, and music from InDaze, Buy tix
* PigPen Theater Co
@ Brooklyn Bowl (61 Wythe Ave) 8pm, $15, A unique blend of theater, music, and film, More info
 Brooklyn Comedy Festival
@ Knitting Factory (361 Metropolitan Ave) 8:30, $15, With Gibran Saleem, Nimesh Patel, Rosebud Baker, and more TBA, More info

SATURDAY 8/27Screen Shot 2016-08-23 at 4.08.14 PM
# Mezcal BBQ Bonanza
@ Esme (999 Manhattan Ave) 1pm, FREE, An outdoor afternoon of tacos, tastings, cookbooks, cocktails and boozy popsicles, More info
 Mean Red’s Dark Disco on the Roof @ Output (74 Wythe Ave) 2pm, $15, With REZZ / Crybaby, More info
 Remedy @ Aviv (496 Morgan Ave) 10pm, $15, With Annanan / Justin Cudmore, Buy tix
Slumber Party Film Society
@ Videology (308 Bedford Ave) 11pm, $10, Go back in time to watch Beyond the Valley of the Dolls and see if Russ Meyer has any feminist merit, More info

Triple-Feature-Front-FinalSUNDAY 8/28
# The Science of Booze @ OTB (141 Broadway) 7pm, FREE, Dr. Putrino will discuss the effects that alcohol has on your body, your brain, and your judgment, RSVP
 Triple Feature @ Annoyance Theater (367 Bedford Ave) 7pm, $5, Includes: “Infinite Jets,” “My Bar Mitzvah Brunch,” and “Donald Trump Is Gay,” More info

chickenhouseMONDAY 8/29
* The Freight Project
@ Cloud City (85 North 1st St) 8pm, $10, The annual showcase of works developed at the Freight Project Residency, RSVP
♫ “Experimental” Music: Uncommonalities @ Panoply Performance Lab (104 Meserole St) 8pm, FREE, Listen to three performances, and discuss whether or which any are “experimental,” More info

Screen Shot 2016-08-23 at 5.06.39 PMTUESDAY 8/30
# 32 Yolks @ Museum of Food & Drink (62 Bayard St) 6:30pm, $25, Chef Eric Ripert will join Chef Alex Guarnaschelli to discuss what goes into cultivating a world-famous chef, More info
A Scot in the Dark Book Launch @ Word (126 Franklin St) 7pm, FREE, BookRiot’s Jenn Northington joins bestselling author Sarah MacLean to launch the latest installment of her Scandal & Scoundrel book 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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