Food Sex Lit, Electroacoustic Music, Dirty Book Fair, MTA Love Poems, Hip Hop Karaoke — What’s Happening, Greenpoint? (7/12–7/18)

WEDNESDAY 7/12

♦ New Paintings by Self-Indulgence @ South 4th Bar (90 South 4th St), 6pm, FREE, All new paintings by Self-Indulgence featuring the writing styles of lengendary graffiti artist OUI, More info
# Sex on Stage: Creative Activism Dinner @ New Women Space (188 Woodpoint Rd), 7pm, by Donation, Community potluck discussion with feminist activists who are using the performing arts to educate the public about sexuality, Buy tix
* Royal Headache @ House of Vans (25 Franklin St), 7pm, FREE, Hell yeah good times and rad new memories with Sheer Mag, Downtown Boys, RSVP


THURSDAY 7/13

♫ Spain-Brooklyn Music Series @ Nowadays (56-06 Cooper Ave), 6pm, $15, A celebration of the best independent music from Spain and Brooklyn with El Guincho, Extraperlo, Noia and Turnbull Green (DJ set), Buy tix
# Pizza Night
@ Archestratus (160 Huron St), 7pm, $2, Pick up to ten of twenty available toppings to create the personal pizza of your dreams! $18 per pie day-of ($2 to RSVP). We have gluten-free crusts, too! RSVP
* Resist: Learning from the Young Lords at [email protected] @UnionDocs (322 Union Ave), 7:30pm, $10, Approaching questions of how the Young Lords fight for economic, racial and social justice has changed in the present day. Discuss how the community based in the Southside of Williamsburg views and continues their work today, Buy tix
^ Lips, Teeth, Tongue: An Evening of Food Sex Lit @ The William Vale Hotel (111 North 12th St), 8pm, by Donation, Salacious evening of readings to tickle your tongue, your brain and your funny bone. From New York’s seductive burlesque performers to its hungry food editors, our readers are experts in the sensory pleasures of taste, More info
♫ Panorama x Working Women @ Black Flamingo (168 Borinquen Pl), 10pm, FREE, With Gene Tellem b2b Lis Dalton and Barbie Bertisch. Chance to win a pair of 3-Day VIP passes to Panorama with RSVP plus a pair of passes will be given out at the show, RSVP

July 14-16 (Friday-Sunday)

♦ BAIT – Brooklyn Arts, Innovation and Technology conference @ GAMBA Forest (231 Norman Ave), Bringing together artists, technologists, futurists, inventors and creatives. Platform for people outside of the realm of academia to publish work and establish experience as researchers, writers and contributors to the field of inquiry, More info

♫ Electroacoustic Music Festival @ National Sawdust (80 North 6th St), Celebration of electroacoustic music in the world: music performed by acoustic musical instruments, laptops, and custom electronic devices, as well as works involving digital video, and sound installations, More info


FRIDAY 7/14

♫ Ancient Voices of the Computer @ National Sawdust (80 North 6th St), 5pm, $20,  Buy tix
* Puppet Playlist #24: Whitney Houston!
@ Triskelion Arts (106 Calyer St), 7pm, $15, Watch some puppets be danced by somebody, Buy tix
♫ Shaker Mountain @ Magick City (37 Box St), 7pm, $10, Starring 2 of SM#1’s favs – P.Leone and Olive T, with Breasola and Baby Kale on the intro set, RSVP
♫ EMEN=em3 @ Halcyon The Shop (74 Wythe Ave), 10pm, FREE, EM3, DJ EmSkee, Eman, Easy Mo Bee. Hosted by Becky Nunez and Cookie the Queen, More info
♫ Neo’s Art Rap Social @ GAMBA Forest (231 Norman Ave), 10pm, $10, Live rap music from some dope acts. Guaranteed wavy vibes all night, More info

 

SATURDAY 7/15

* Brooklyn Dirty Book Fair
@ Point Green (260 Java St), 11am, FREE, Independent publishers of erotic and pornographic material and artists working with sex. Two small-scale exhibitions, a selection of publications and prints for sale, a program of performances and readings, live nude classical and jazz musicians, smutty film screenings, and an orgy afterparty, More info
♫ Out In The Streets Fest 2017
@ The Well (272 Meserole St), 2pm, $15-75, Two-day music & arts festival featuring Brooklyn bands and artists, Buy tix
♫ Free Sample Day
@ Brooklyn Home of Music (107 Green St), 2pm, FREE, Attention producers, innovators, DJs, synth heads, and all audiophiles! Sample BHOM’s collection of synthesizers, effect pedals, guitars, mics, amps, etc. Nothing is off limits, RSVP
=) MTA Love Poems Release Party & Comedy Show @ The City Reliquary (370 Metropolitan Ave), 7pm, $5, Celebrate the release of MTA Love Poems, an illustrated poetry zine dedicated to the bureaucratic monolith we all love to hate: the MTA. Poems by Kady Ruth Ashcraft and illustrated by Layla Kenney, More info
♫ Hip Hop Karaoke @ Brooklyn Bowl (61 Wythe Ave), 8pm, $7, Buy tix


SUNDAY 7/16


♫ Afternoon Hang! 
@ Union Pool (484 Union Ave), 2pm, FREE, Sue Garner with Rick Brown, Che Chen & Talice Lee; House & Land/ Anna RG/ JR Bohannon. Bloody Mary’s and Tacos, More info
♫ Good Roof at Dobbin St with Project Pablo @ Dobbin St (64 Dobbin St), 3pm, $20, Project Pablo’s music is inspired by the depths of dollar bins and adult contemporary but his records cover a wide spectrum of energy and dance music sub genres. Joined by Love Injection’s Paul Raffaele and Barbie Bertisch, bringing irresistible dance records to the party, Buy tix
♫ Hollow Earth, Axis, Yashira @ Saint Vitus (1120 Manhattan Ave), 8pm, $10, Buy tix


MONDAY 7/17


* Shuffleboard Doubles Tournament
@ The Diamond (43 Franklin St), 7:30pm, $6, Partner up before the game. $6 buy in, winners split the pot, More info
♫ Nick Brenock @ Pete’s Candy Store (709 Lorimer St), 9:30pm, $5 (Suggested Donation), With a background in blues, rock and soul, Nick’s music is melodic and honest, while lyrically giving a heady and introspective view into life in NYC. Scorching guitar work and textured vocals mix to create a mesmerizing fusion on stage, More info


TUESDAY 7/18


# The Wok in America with Grace Young 
@ MOFAD (62 Bayard St), 6:30pm, $20, Grace Young, deemed the “Poet Laureate of the Wok,” will share the fascinating story of the wok, from its traditional uses in China to its evolution in America, More info
♫ Accidental Trans Anthems! @ The Brick (579 Metropolitan Ave), 7pm, $20, A cabaret of songs you didn’t know were meant for trans people, Buy tix
♫ 3D Sound Object: World Listening Day – Listening To The Ground @ ISSUE Project Room (22 Boerum Pl), 8pm, $15, Described as “painting with sonar,” the Object catalyzes the collaborative construction of a 3D soundscape as well as the scanning and exploring of ISSUE’s unique sonic environment, Buy tix
# Sumo Stew @ The Brooklyn Brewery (79 North 11th St), 8pm, $55, Featuring Lamb Chankonabe made by Brooklyn’s Momo Sushi Shack. Guests will also get a special bento box, composed of Japanese-inspired dishes from top local chefs, Buy tix

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