Paul Oakenfold, Dark New Wave, Mac & Cheese Takedown — What’s Happening, Greenpoint? (2/21–2/27)

WEDNESDAY 2/21

♫ Wha U Think Eye Rap 4? @ GAMBA Forest (17 Division Pl), 8pm, FREE, Join the most cutting edge emcees at the forefront of the NYC indie hip-hop scene and for a lively discussion where they get to express their POV about craft, culture and where hip-hop actually lives today, More info
☺ Wee Winged Wonders @ Vital Joint (109 Meserole St), 8pm, $5, An Evening of Comedy About Bees and Butterflies and That’s It. Hosted by Joe Rumrill and Andrew Tisher, More info
♫ Kali Masi, Language, My Kind of Fire, Make August Count @ Sunnyvale (1031 Grand St), 8pm, $8, Buy tix

THURSDAY 2/22

♫ Rainer Maria, The Van Pelt, Gold Dime @ Elsewhere (599 Johnson Ave), 7pm, $20, Buy tix
♫ Orrin, That Boy Miles, Warren Wolfe, SHUG @ Secret Project Robot (1186 Broadway), 8pm, $8, *also* free beer from The Bronx Brewery, Buy tix
♫ Lola Kirke, Breanna Barbara, Hannah Read, Melodie Stancato @ Brooklyn Bazaar (150 Greenpoint Ave), 8pm, $10, Buy tix
♫ Cuddle Magic, Tigue, Tōth @ Baby’s All Right (146 Broadway), 8pm, $10, Buy tix
♫ Quantic residency with DJ Taye @ Good Room (98 Meserole Ave), 10pm, $10, Quantic’s Good Room residency will be a homestead for playing his own unique sound of tropical-soul and electronic polyrhythm as well as championing future sounds & past obscurities, Buy tix

FRIDAY 2/23

♦ Opening Reception-Sensitivity Test by Stef Halmos @ Greenpoint Hill (100 Freeman St), 7pm, FREE, In the absence of academic reference and the self-seriousness associated with pedigree, Halmos instead fills the room quite literally with silliness, ferocity, and precariousness in equal measure, More info
♫ The ’94 Knicks★Warpark★Low Anxiety★World’s Greatest Detective @ Gutter Bar (200 N 14th St), 8:45pm, $5, More info
♫ Casual Heads #4: Birthday Edition @ Magick City (37 Box St), 10pm, $10, DJ Dirty Dave returns to Casual Heads and plays all night with birthday boy Ivan Berko. Dance music of all varieties all night, More info
♫ Pleasure Jams @ Rose Gold (96 Morgan Ave), 11pm, FREE/$10, Pleasure Jams is three Brooklyn-based djs who like to play disco, house, and all-around pleasurable jams, More info
♫ DANCE – A Blog Haus Night @ Knitting Factory (361 Metropolitan Ave), 11:30pm, FREE/$10, Celebrate electronic music’s finest era (circa 2007-2009), Buy tix

SATURDAY 2/24

♫ The Millenium, Six Stories Told, American Darlings and more @ Gold Sounds (44 Wilson Ave), 4pm, $10-$12, More info
♫ Olden Yolk (Record Release), John Andrews & The Yawns, Nighttime @ Union Pool (484 Union Ave), 8pm, $10, Buy tix
♫ Shugga Deliverance: The Gospel of Ian Isiah @ The Park Church Co-op (129 Russell St), 8pm, $10, Shugga Deliverance will be a theatrical gospel experience fronted by the Ian Isiah Band with intimate performances from several special guests to be announced, Buy tix
♫ Paul Oakenfold @ Schimanski (54 N 11th St), 10pm, $25, Buy tix
♫ Music For The Masses – Dark New Wave Party @ Saint Vitus (1120 Manhattan Ave), 11pm, FREE, Our Dark ’80s New Wave party is back, RSVP

SUNDAY 2/25

# Brooklyn Mac & Cheese Takedown 2018 @ Brooklyn Bazaar (150 Greenpoint Ave), 2pm, $25, Eat and vote on your favorite homemade mac and cheeze!!! There’ll be TONS there! Come at eat them all, till you’re full of macaroni love, then take your ballot and vote on the finest! Buy tix
^ Storytime! Cynthia Meyer for Gregory the Spider @ Word (126 Franklin St), 3:30pm, FREE, Publishers Weekly calls Gregory the Spider a “cheery jaunt through the months of the year,” with illustrations that are “painterly, almost three-dimensional.” More info
* Spring Wring Workshop @ Hosh Yoga (657 Meeker Ave), 3:30pm, $25 – $30, Welcome the new season with a digestion-focused yoga class followed by a Q&A session and food demonstration with Jo Ledda, Certified Dietitian/Nutritionist and Yoga Teacher, RSVP
♫ Pleasure Jams / Deluxe @ Halcyon The Shop (74 Wythe Ave), 4pm, FREE, More info
♫ The Dandy Warhols @ Warsaw (261 Driggs Ave), 7pm, $27.50, Buy tix

MONDAY 2/26

♫ Marissa Dwyer, The Lost Wayne, ATOK, Dog Shepherd @ Tender Trap (66 Greenpoint Ave), 7pm, $8, More info
♫ QNA [EP Release Show], Jachary, L’Rain @ Zone One at Elsewhere (599 Johnson Ave), 8pm, $10 – $12, Buy tix
♫ Whores, Primitive Weapons, Plaque Marks, and Husbandry @ Saint Vitus (1120 Manhattan Ave), 8pm, $15, Buy tix

TUESDAY 2/27

♫ Okay Kaya @ San Damiano Mission (85 N 15th St), 7pm, $12, Buy tix
^ BookBook Club: Binary Star by Sarah Gerard @ Archestratus Books + Food (160 Huron St), 7pm, FREE, With luminous, lyrical prose, Binary Star is an impassioned account of a young woman struggling with anorexia and her long-distance, alcoholic boyfriend, RSVP
* Filling the Void: Sobriety & Spirituality @ Root Mamma (236 Richardson St), 7:30pm, $5-$10, One hour discussion group with a short meditation and group discussion based upon the topic that is chosen for that week. This group is open to any individual that is currently living or considering living a sober lifestyle, More info
^ Readings of Supernatural, Strange and Unexplained Texts @ Quimby’s Bookstore (536 Metropolitan Ave), 8pm, FREE, Devin Kelly, Joanna C. Valente, & Stephanie Valente will be reading work centered around the supernatural, the strange and the unexplained from their collections, More info

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

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