Greenpoint Open Studios, Brooklyn Pride, Synth Expo — What’s Happening, Greenpoint? (6/5-6/11)

WEDNESDAY 6/5

♫^ Bruce Conforth for “Up Jumped The Devil” q+a @ WORD (126 Franklin St.), 7pm, $5, Bruce Conforth discusses his new book “Up Jumped the Devil: The Real Life of Robert Johnson,” and will be joined in conversation by guitarist John Hammond, Buy Tix
♫ Mah” Zeh? b Omer: Revelatory Songcircling @ Healing Movement at Ohev Shalom (284 Rodney St), 7pm, $18, an embodied and participatory meditation, movement and song circling, Buy Tix
♦ Documentary Screening: The Barese Icemen of New York
@ Swinging Sixties Senior Center (211 Ainslie St), 7pm, FREE, documentary film that follows the story of the Italian immigrants from Apulia who dominated the NYC ice trade from the 1920s to the 1960s, More Info
♦♫ Limited Resources 30 @ Muchmore’s (2 Havemeyer St.), 9pm, FREE, 30th installment of the monthly experimental series, More Info

THURSDAY 6/6

♫ Brooklyn Brass Bash @ Pine Box Rock Shop (12 Grattan St), 9pm,$10, kick the summer season off right with the brass band series with June’s amazing lineup, More Info
♦ Beginner Embroidery @ Brooklyn Craft Company (165 Greenpoint Ave), 630pm, $45, in this beginner workshop, you’ll master embroidery basics as you complete a cute little peace-sign hoop design, Buy Tix
# Sicilian Vegan Dinner @ Archestratus (160 Huron St.), 630pm, $30, An evening of Sicilian, family-style food inspired by Nonna. Three courses cooked by Archestratus owner Paige Lipari. Si, one of those courses is dessert, Buy Tix
* Environmental Protection Committee Meeting @ Brooklyn Community Board 1 (435 Graham Ave.), 630pm, FREE, presentation by NYC EDC on the future demolition of oil tanks on the Bayside parcel of Bushwick Inlet Park, More Info


For one weekend (June 8th & 9th), 300+ local artists and designers open up their Greenpoint, Brooklyn studios to the public to showcase work in a variety of mediums. From paintings, sculptures, film, photography, weaving/textiles, to ceramics, and more, there are seasoned artists to be visited and emerging artists to be discovered in the northernmost tip of Brooklyn. Plus guided tours, talks, workshops, parties & more! Greenpoint Open Studios is a grassroots organization that aims to provide a free and open platform for local arts that builds, sustains, and supports the thriving creative community in Greenpoint, Brooklyn.

FRIDAY 6/7

*♦♫ Launch Party – Greenpoint Open Studios @ Brooklyn Bazaar (150 Greenpoint Ave.), 730pm, FREE, Greenpoint Open Studios 2019 will launch with an explosion of music, dancing, full bar with frozen cocktail specials, and lots of live art installations, More Info
♫ Tōth @ National Sawdust (80 N 6 St), 730pm, $15, a new project of Brooklyn multi-instrumentalist songwriter Alex Toth, known for collaborating and writing with Kimbra, Alexander F, Rubblebucket, Cuddle Magic and others, Buy Tix
♫ Dance Yourself Clean – Indie Dance Party  @ Baby’s All Right, 11pm, $10, North America’s biggest indie dance party is not just a party, it’s an experience, Buy Tix
♫ TOKiMONSTA, Rosehardt, bad tuner (Rooftop) @ Elsewhere (599 Johnson Ave.), 5pm, $25, Buy Tix

 SATURDAY 6/8

♫ Brooklyn Synth Expo & StompBox Exhibit @ Lytehouse Studio (356 Devoe St), 12pm, FREE,interactive display of guitar effect pedals and synths, More Info
# Lead in soils workshop @ 61 Franklin Street Community Garden, 10am, FREE, free testing of your soil for lead. Participants may bring in soil samples to the workshop for testing, or submit samples afterward. Attendees should be over 18 years old, RSVP
♫ Scientist
@ Brooklyn Bowl (61 Wythe Ave), 6pm, $20, Buy Tix
♫ Brooklyn Pride Indoor/Outdoor Mega Fete
 @ Gran Torino (131 Berry St), 9pm, FREE (before 11pm), More Info

SUNDAY 6/9

♫ Brooklyn Pride: Ravel, Schubert, Tchaikovsky @ The Park Church Co-Op (129 Russell St) 7pm, $15-$25, Brooklyn Metro Chamber Orchestra celebrates the LGBTQ+ community of Brooklyn through a concert highlighting gay composers. For every ticket sold, BMCO will donate $5 to The Brooklyn Community Pride Center, Buy Tix
*♦ ♫ Wrap Party – Greenpoint Open Studios 2019 @ One Bedford (1 Bedford Ave) 630pm, FREE, Join local creatives to wind down the art-filled weekend festivities with food, drinks (fresh Watermelon soju cocktails), DJ tunes, and projected artwork by GOS 2019 participants. Registered GOS artists get one FREE drink, RSVP
♫ Sunday Soul Scream on the rooftop! Hank Wood & The Hammerheads, Pinnochio @ Our Wicked Lady (153 Morgan Ave), 8pm, $5 (suggested), drink homemade fresh-fruit frozen cocktails and dance all night on the roof, Buy Tix

MONDAY 6/10

♦ Minuscule, Valley of the Lost Ants
@ McGolrick Park, 830pm, FREE, all ages film screening: In a peaceful little valley, the remains of an abandoned picnic sparks warfare between two tribes of rival ants,  More Info
*♦ NYC Women Filmmakers Mixer @ Nitehawk Cinema (136 Metropolitan Ave), 6pm, FREE, first summer get-together to support female filmmakers, More Info
♫ Beach House 
@ Brooklyn Steel (319 Frost St), 8pm, $45, Buy Tix

TUESDAY 6/11

* Brooklyn Community Board 1: Monthly Meeting @ Swinging 60’s Senior Center, 6pm, FREE, Combined Board Meeting & Public Hearing: Open to all, More Info
^ Quiet reflections @ Horti Play (70 Eckford St), 5pm, FREE, enjoy two hours of quiet time at horti among the plants while sipping on some tea. Bring a book or just find a corner to meditate/reflect, More Info
♫ Pushing Boundaries: LGBTQ Panel
@ Class & Co., 7pm, $15, a diverse discussion surrounding the meaning of ‘Pride’ and what it means to be a part of the LGBTQ+ community today, Buy Tix

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

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