Tongue Tide, Zine Fest, Harpoon Siracha Blonde, Summer Shake-Up, Twerk It Tuesday — What’s Happening, Greenpoint? (7/5–7/11)


WEDNESDAY 7/5

♦ 24 hour DJ party @ GAMBA Forest (231 Norman Ave), 3pm, FREE, elcoming Djs, Producers and music makers to play their favorite tracks or do full sets. Each set is an hour to 2 hours depending on time of day and type of vibes, More info
* SummerScreen: Mean Girls @ McCarren Park (Bedford Ave and North 12th), 6pm, FREE, Wear pink and bring blankets, pillows, your dog (please), your favorite movie snacks, a tiara to break apart and throw to the crowd in a sanctimonious fashion. Film starts at sundown, More info

THURSDAY 7/6

♦ Tongue Tide @ Flux Factory (39-31 29th St), 6pm, FREE, Explores the multitude of ways in which artists engage with language, addressing both its tide-like ebb and flow as well as its limitations, More info
♫ Caravan Palace 
@ Warsaw Concerts (261 Driggs Ave), 7pm, $35, Buy tix
♦ John Wilson’s Films from Magnasanti @UnionDocs (322 Union Ave), 7:30pm, $10, Achieved through a repeating pattern of clustered high rises, “Magnasanti” exposes the hellish consequences of top-down civic design. Documentarian John Wilson curates a program of short films inspired by the ethos of this fictional metropolis, culminating in the director’s newest work-in-progress, Buy tix
* Zine Party @ The Gutter (200 North 14th St), 8pm, $6, Celebrate the release of the FIRST ISSUE of the Indicate Interest zine. Featuring dope bands! More info


FRIDAY 7/7

* First Frightdays: A Tale of Two Sisters @ Videology (308 Bedford Ave), 6:45pm, $10, This supernatural horror film from Kim Jee-woon is inspired by the ancient Korean folktale “Jangha and Hongryun.” Buy tix
* Storytelling Event
@Park Church Co-Op (129 Russell St), 7pm, FREE, Personal tales related to the theme of “Neighborhoods.” In a city like New York your neighborhood matters. People are insanely loyal to the place they came from. Borough pride is a real thing. From the bodega and laundromat you frequent. To the way our neighborhoods can stigmatize and impress. Every one of us has a story to tell, More info
♦  Body in Process by Larissa Ferreira @ New Women Space (188 Woodpoint Rd), 7pm, FREE, Experiments on how the body is transformed by presence and absence, using the coal as a symbol of the memory. Her research takes place on the fragile separation between past, present and immediate future, RSVP
♫ O-GEE Brooklyn Edition @ Schimanski (54 North 11th St), 10pm, Night of nothing but 90’s hip-hop, r&B, and classics, More info

 

SATURDAY 7/8

$ Library Market #1 @ The Sketchbook Project (28 Frost St), 10am, FREE, A weekend art market inside The Brooklyn Art Library, More info
* Transmitter Park Plant & Tree Tour
@ Transmitter Park (Greenpoint Ave), 10am, FREE, A tour of Transmitter Park’s tree and plants as local green roof creator and conservationist Marni Majorelle, owner of Alive Structures, walks through all that makes this green oasis thrive for bugs, birds and humans, RSVP
♫ Freestyle Jam Session
@ Brooklyn Home of Music (107 Green St), 12pm, FREE, Calling all singers, musicians, beat makers, rappers, and producers of all kinds! Open jam/freestyle session. Bring your instruments, bring your beats, bring your flow, and bring your friends, RSVP
* Pete’s Mini Zine Fest 2017 @ Pete’s Candy Store (709 Lorimer St), 2pm, FREE, Fest-in-a-bar: Come nurse a beer and hobnob with zinesters and cartoonists. Take advantage of the lovely patio in the back while you read some zines! More info
♫ Studio 54 at Brooklyn Bazaar @ Brooklyn Bazaar (150 Greenpoint Ave), 8pm, $25-30,Three floors of disco, dancing, vogue-ing and secret back rooms, Buy tix


SUNDAY 7/9


* Harpoon Sriracha Blonde: The Return 
@ Barcade (388 Union Ave), 12pm, FREE, Celebrate the return of Barcade’s exclusive brew, Harpoon Sriracha Blonde: “This hot beer last warmed our hearts (and mouths) back in 2013, and we’ve missed it so much we had to make another batch!” More info
♫ Tiki Disco @ The Well (272 Meserole St), 2pm, $10-20, An all day outdoor party with music for people who like music for people. With resident DJs Eli Escobar, Andy Pry, Lloydski, Buy tix
♫ Mister Sunday with Justin Carter Solo All Day Long @Nowadays (56-06 Cooper Ave), 3pm, $20, Music on a proper sound system, a tree-dappled setting with grassy knolls and plenty of places to sit and hang out, killer local fare from the Nowadays food truck, Buy tix


MONDAY 7/10


* Summer Shake-Up
@ Triskelion Arts (106 Calyer St), 8pm, $16, The Bipeds present Hypnagogiacs, a haunting duet set to live banjo music. The duet takes place within the mysterious threshold between sleeping and waking, in which certain phenomena, such as lucid dreaming and hallucinations, are apt to transpire, Buy tix
=) NYC Broken Comedy @ Bar Matchless (557 Manhattan Ave), 8:30pm, FREE, Hosted by Mike Denny, Michael Che, and Nimesh Patel. “YOU HEAR JOKES YOU DRINK BEER AT THE SAME DAMN TIME.” – Asif Mansoor, More info


TUESDAY 7/11


^ Rachel Khong presents Goodbye, Vitamin with Isaac Fitzgerald 
@ WORD Brooklyn (126 Franklin St), 7pm, FREE, GOODBYE, VITAMIN is the story of thirty-year- old Ruth, freshly disengaged from her fiancé and finding life wanting—not quite what she’d planned. She quits her job and moves back to her parents’ home to help with her ailing father, only to find things more complicated than she’d realized, More info
# Cookbook Club Presents: Ingredienti, by Marcella Hazan and Victor Hazan
@ Archestratus Books (160 Huron St), 7pm, FREE, Cook through INGREDIENTI and drop by with your favorite dish —all are welcome! It’s a potluck party! It’s mad civilized! RSVP
♦ The Film Sense and the Painting Sense @ Light Industry (155 Freeman St), 7pm, $8, Parker Tyler calls particular attention to how certain filmmakers exploit the formal limits of the camera image’s flat rectangular surface and framing edge in a manner similar to painting to produce images of the moving body that articulate a new space of creative imagination and new ways of seeing, feeling, and being in the world at large, Buy tix
♦ 2nd Tuesday at Mothership NYC: Monthly Artists’ Salon @ Mothership NYC (252 Green St), 7:30pm, FREE, Informal, salon-style gatherings for artist friends & colleagues and other arts appreciators – join for wine, laughs and shared stories! Improvised presentations are very welcome! More info
* Twerk it Tuesday @ Bar Matchless (557 Manhattan Ave), 8pm, $5, Incredipole will be freestyling and showing off those fancy and not so fancy moves they’ve been working on. 2 for 1 drinks all night. Pole dancers go on at 8p. $5 mini lessons, RSVP

* Greenpointers Pick
♫ Music
^ Literary Event
♦ Art Event
☺ Comedy Event
# Foodie Event
♥ Pheremones Likely

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