Gardens of the Galaxy, Hot Sauce Expo, Greenpoint Gallery Night, Spring Fling — What’s Happening Greenpoint (4/18-4/24)

Poster design by Julia Moak

Secure your spacesuit, prepare for takeoff and get ready to blast off into the cosmos at our Gardens Of The Galaxy Spring Market this Sunday, April 22 in the Greenpoint Loft on 67 West Street! It’s going to be a star-studded day with live music, free fun activities like massages, rooftop yoga henna, nail art, refreshments and food. Check out the full details of what’s in store hereRSVP on Facebook.  Preview our star-studded vendors here.

WEDNESDAY 4/18

7 Minutes In Heaven, Six Stories Told, Out Of It and more @The Kingsland (269 Norman Ave), 6pm, $10, Buy Tix
♫ The Afghan Whigs & Built to Spill @Brooklyn Steel (319 Frost St.), 7pm, $40, Buy Tix
^ The Big Big: Staged Reading + Puppet Demo @Areté Venue and Gallery (67 West St. #103), 7:30pm, FREE, A bittersweet non-romantic love story about fear, lies, Asian American identity, and the great outdoors, More Info
♦ The Master — Free Screening @ Brooklyn Bazaar (150 Greenpoint Avenue), 8pm, FREE, Staring Joaquin Phoenix and Philip Seymour Hoffman, More Info

THURSDAY 4/19

♦ See Change @ Williamsburgh Library (240 Division Ave), 5:30pm, a solo exhibit of new works by Tara DePorte, FREE, More Info
^ Birding at the Bridge @Kingsland Wildflowers (520 Kingsland Avenue), 6pm, FREE,Heather Wolf shares tips for birding in Brooklyn and talks about her book Birding at the Bridge: In Search of Every Bird on the Brooklyn Waterfront. More Info
# Why Chopsticks? @MOFAD (62 Bayard St), 6:30pm, $20-25, A History and Culture of Chopsticks, Buy Tix
# Sfincione Night @Archestratus (160 Huron St.), 7pm, $18, An evening of Sicilian-style Pizza! RSVP
Nap Eyes, She Devils @ Zone One at Elsewhere (599 Johnson Ave), 8pm, $10-12, Buy Tix

FRIDAY 4/20

# Pils, Pils, Pils @Brouwerij Lane (78 Greenpoint Ave), 12pm, FREE, second annual Pilsner celebration day, More Info
♦ Greenpoint Gallery Night #12, 6pm, FREE, 12 Greenpoint Galleries will be open late! More Info
3rd Annual 4/20 Pop Up @Dusty Rose (251 Greenpoint Ave), 7pm, FREE, Makers’ Market, More Info
420: The Musical @Unruly Collective (200 Cooper St.), 8pm, $10-15, Buy Tix
♫ Annual Spring Fling Party @Nieves Dance-Studio (670 Grand St.), 9pm, FREE, More Info
420 Dollar Bill Y’all: a nu-metal DJ night @ The Kingsland (269 Norman Ave), 11pm, FREE, Trend-setting Fake Facebook Event Becomes REAL Nu-Metal DJ Night, More Info

the skint Presents: Sometimes it’s Prince in April – A Celebration of Prince @Littlefield (635 Sackett St),  Sat, 4/21, 10:30pm, Buy tix

Let’s get through this thing called life and dance it out when DJ Steve Reynolds (of Party Like It’s 1999 and Housequake) will take us Around The World In A Day with a blend of All Things Prince: the hits, deep cuts, remixes, rarities, songs written for other artists, and more. And because the very thought of Prince conjures his image, we’ll have Music Video Time Machine projecting clips from his music videos, live performances, and films. [sponsored]

SATURDAY 4/21

# 6th Annual NYC Hot Sauce Expo @Brooklyn Expo Center (72 Noble St), 10am, $10, Buy Tix
♫ Triathalon, L. Martin, Major Murphy @Brooklyn Bazaar (150 Greenpoint Avenue), 8pm, $10-12, Buy Tix
Night.Wav XII – A Synthwave Party @St. Vitus (1120 Manhattan Ave.), 11pm, FREE, RSVP
Clueless Drinking Game @ Videology (308 Bedford Ave), 11:59pm, $12, Buy Tix

SUNDAY 4/22

* Earth Day Festivities on Kingsland Avenue @ Kingsland Wildflowers (520 Kingsland Ave), 10am, FREE, Street Tree Care, Soil Workshop, Compost Giveaway and Waterfront Planting, More Info
♦ Casablanca with a French 75 + Noah Isenberg Q&A @Videology (308 Bedford Ave.), 5:45pm, $24, Buy Tix
Dancing Bodi{es} & Choreographing Code{s} @Areté Venue and Gallery (67 West St. #103), 7:30pm, $15, Organized by visiting Dutch choreographer and coder Joana Chicau as well as NYC based live coder, dancer and multimedia artist Dr Kate Sicchio. More Info
♫ Acid Mothers Temple, Yoo Doo Right, Evolfo @Knitting Factory (361 Metropolitan Ave), 8pm, $15, Buy Tix

MONDAY 4/23

♦ Night I Swam @Spectacle Theater (124 S. 3rd), 7:30pm, $5,The Film was an Official Selection in Venice, San Sebastián and São Paulo, Buy Tix
☺Little Gone Guys with Andrew Tisher and Joe Rumrill @Vital Joint (109 Meserole St.), 8pm, $5, An Evening of Comedy About Dinosaurs and Pterosaurs, More Info
Pete Mancini, Matt Charette @ Skinny Dennis (152 Metropolitan Ave), 9pm, FREE, More Info

TUESDAY 4/24

^ Mary Sharratt for Ecstasy @WORD (126 Franklin St.), 7pm, $5, Mary Sharratt and president of the Mahler Society, Lew Smoley, will discuss Alma Schindler, More Info
Skull Eclipses (Lushlife + Botany), Dälek  @Union Pool (484 Union Ave), 8pm, $12, Buy Tix
☺ That Was Fantastic: A Variety Show @New Women Space (188 Woodpoint Rd.), 8:00pm, FREE, Comedy and so much more, More Info
* The Epilogue: Brooklyn Public Library’s Gala After Party @Weylin (175 Broadway), 9:30pm, $75, Buy Tix

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

About Lucie Levine

Lucie Levine is the founder of Archive on Parade, a local tour and event company that aims to take New York’s fascinating history out of the archives and into the streets. She’s a Native New Yorker, licensed New York City tour guide, and freelance writer with a passion for the city’s social, political and cultural history.

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