Rothtoberfest, The Hidden Valley, Tetris Block Party – What’s happening, Greenpoint? (10/05–10/12)

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https-%2f%2fcdn-evbuc-com%2fimages%2f24015169%2f176034737420%2f1%2foriginalWEDNESDAY 10/05
^ Word Presents “Nasty Galaxy” Launch @ Villain (50 North 3rd St) 7pm, $40, Celebrate the release of Sophia Amoruso’s new book at a discussion between the author and the original #GIRLBOSS and COO of Vice Media, Alyssa Mastromonaco, More info
* Coloring Club Drink & Draw @ New York Distilling Co (79 Richardson St) 7:30pm, $5, Color the night away on an unlimited supply of coloring pages filled with zombies, drag queens, celebrities, hot guys, and more, Buy tix

snippets-from-sparklberry-imageTHURSDAY 10/06
^ The New Sophists 
@ Spoonbill & Sugartown (99 Montrose Ave) 7:30pm, FREE, A Socratic discussion on art and technology in the Transmodern Era with Daniel Coffeen and Scott Von, More info
☺ Snippets from Sparkleberry @ Annoyance Theater (367 Bedford Ave) 9pm, $10, Citizens of Sparkleberry are kind, compassionate creatures, with hearts of gold, but they’re also total idiots, More info 


screen-shot-2016-10-04-at-11-29-03-amFRIDAY 10/07

^ Poetry Workshop 
@ Greenpoint Library (107 Norman Ave) 12pm, FREE, Join poet Melanie Neilson in using poetry to explore the public library as a site for creative expression, More info
* The Hidden Valley 
@ The Last Frontier (520 Kingsland Ave) 7:30pm, $5, Wild Embeddings and Pulsar present a two-day multimedia performance-art festival, Buy tix
♫ Time Out NY Presents 
@ Brooklyn Bazaar (150 Greenpoint Ave) 8pm, $10, With Kaye / Twin Wave / Albis, Buy tix

screen-shot-2016-10-04-at-3-30-57-pmSATURDAY 10/08
^ Nature & Joy 
@ Kingsland Wildflowers (520 Kingsland Ave) 5pm, FREE, An evening with award-winning environmental reporter Michael McCarthy and a discussion about his latest book, More info
^ The Tetris Block Party 
@ RESOBOX (41-26 27th St) 8pm, FREE, Celebrate the launch of the graphic novel Tetris: The Games People Play, by New York Times bestselling author Box Brown, More info
♫ Wrecked at the Bunker @ Good Room (98 Meserole Ave) 10pm, $10, With Midland / Mike Servito / Ryan Smith, RSVP
♫ Magic Sword: The Awakening Tour @ Knitting Factory (361 Metropolitan Ave) 10:30pm, $10, With Teeel / Krychek; a portion of every ticket sold is donated to Sweet Relief Musicians Fund, More info

screen-shot-2016-10-04-at-4-24-28-pmSUNDAY 10/09
* Leimay At Home 
@ Leimay-Cave (58 Grand St) 7pm, $17 suggested, A butoh dance performance by Sherwood Chen and Yuko Saseki, More info
* Second Presidential Debate @ Greenpoint Beer & Ale Co (7 North 15th St) 9pm, FREE, Along with the debate, enjoy one-of-a-kind beer-based cocktails, specials from the kitchen, and political games, More info

https-%2f%2fcdn-evbuc-com%2fimages%2f24219988%2f72168774735%2f1%2foriginalMONDAY 10/11
* Rothtoberfest 
@ The Diamond (43 Franklin St) 7:30pm, FREE, Celebrate the 61st birthday of David Lee Roth with $4 Sly Fox Oktoberfest, Van Halen on the juke all nite, and a free beer to anyone wearing a VH tee, More info
♫ Hypnocraft Presents: The Hum @ Manhattan Inn (632 Manhattan Ave) 8pm, $12, With Elle Winston / Gabrielle Herbst / Madeira, Buy tix

14570705_1212958722096530_5981601458892033759_oTUESDAY 10/12
* SASS Presents Real Scary History @ The Bedford (110 Bedford Ave) 7pm, FREE, Talks include: “The History of Superstitions,” “Herman Göring: Evil Art Lover,” and “The History of Human Fear,” RSVP
☺ Comedy Hibachi @ The Experiment Comedy Gallery (272 Grand St) 9pm, $5, Watch improvisers perform and then immediately watch a stand-up comedian endeavor to weave a set based solely on that performance, 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.

1 Comment

  1. poots says:

    A COLORING CLUB? Will you playcationing assholes EVER grow up

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