Stargazing on the Pier, Movies in the Park(s), WAXWORKS — What’s Happening, Greenpoint? (8/7-8/13)

There’s less than a month to catch Beyond The Streets and we have a sweet discount code! Use GRNPT301 for 20% off and check out 150 artists including never been seen work by the duo behind the Transmitter Park mural FAILE, Shepard Fairey, memorabilia by the Beastie Boys, and more!

WEDNESDAY 8/7

♫ Elgin Marbles and Psychic Lines @ Troost (1011 Manhattan Ave), 8pm, FREE,  More Info
☺ Limited Resources @ Muchmore’s (2 Havemeyer St), 9pm, $10 suggested, More Info
Drum Spiral @ Golden Drum (97 Green St), 730pm, $15-$20 suggested, learn drum techniques that will help to travel more freely through soundscapes, More Info
 ♦ Surprise Great Movie – Cinema unter National @ Film Noir Cinema (122 Meserole Ave), 645pm, $12, trust the judgment of the curator, who merely promises it’ll be a movie you may not have heard of but one you’ll not easily forget, Buy Tix

THURSDAY 8/8

* Stargazing on the Transmitter Pier @ Transmitter Park, 830pm, FREE, a tour of the world beyond the nocturnal skyline. Jupiter, Saturn, Mars and the Moon are possible sightings, More Info
DJ Eric Umble and DJ Despina @ National Sawdust (80 N 6 St), 5pm, FREE, Happy Hour jam sessions featuring craft cocktails, drink specials and live performances, More Info
* Women’s Networking Bottle Share @ Threes (113 Franklin St), 8pm, $15, Poke around in your beer fridge, find that bottle you’ve been stashing for the perfect occasion and join Hop Culture for a night of networking, learning, conversing, and (of course) drinking, Buy Tix
♫♦ Community Art Show + Dance Party @ Magick City (37 Box St), 7pm, FREE, More Info

FRIDAY 8/9

☺ Sofa Kingdom! Live Variety Sketch Show @ Sofa King (181 Jackson St) 7pm, FREE, a live-streamed web series variety sketch show like you’ve never seen before, More Info
♦ SummerStarz Free Movies in the Park: “How to Train Your Dragon: Hidden World @ Transmitter Park (2 Greenpoint Ave), 8pm, More Info
♦ Movies Under the Stars: “Scott Pilgrim vs. the World” @ 50 Kent Pop-up Park (50 Kent Ave), 8pm, FREE, More Info
☺ Cats, Criminals, & Comedians! @ Vital Joint (109 Meserole St), 8pm, $30 – $35, a one-hour theatrical experience that tells a never-before-heard tale of the radical women (and one man) who remained resilient in the face of an unsympathetic and patriarchal art world, More Info

SATURDAY 8/10

 ♫ Young Adult Friction: an indie+alt dance party @ Brooklyn Bazaar (150 Greenpoint Ave), 11pm, FREE, More Info
♦ Movies Under the Stars: “Ugly Dolls” @ McGolrick Park, 8pm, FREE, More Info
Call to Drum @ Bembe (81 S 6th St), 945pm, FREE, live percussion joining DJs all night pushing along to a steady mix of Afro-Latin-Carribean sounds, More Info
♫ Rihanna + Beyonce Dance Party @ Baby’s All Right ( 146 Broadway) 11pm, $5, Buy Tix

 

SUNDAY 8/11

*♦ WAXWORKS @ Triskelion Art (106 Calyer St.), 7pm, $12 suggested, a performance by Logos Dance Collective, Buy Tix
♫ SUNDAY SCHOOL: Shrubs, Oxymels & Acetracts @ Enlightenment Wines Meadery (93 Scott Ave), 3pm, $30, make your own shrub using barrel-fermented kombucha vinegar. You’ll also learn how to incorporate these fun and versatile preparations into your daily life, Buy Tix
♫ Self Defense Family @ Saint Vitus (1120 Manhattan Ave), 7pm, $15, Buy Tix
Sunday Comedy @ The Knitting Factory (361 Metropolitan Ave), 9pm, FREE, Brooklyn’s hottest weekly comedy show, More Info


Foodies in Williamsburg have another August event to look forward to this summer, as Grand Street is once again slashing prices with prix fixe menus at 16 different restaurants for Grand Street Restaurant Week! With prices ranging from $12 to $35 for 3-course dinners, Restaurant Week breaks down costs of entry and offers the best opportunity to try something new in your neighborhood.

MONDAY 8/12

♫POPC & Nuevayorkinos Rooftop Party: A Benefit for RAICES @ Elsewhere (599 Scott Ave) 6pm, $20, Buy Tix
Free Rooftop Movie Monday: LABYRINTH @ Our Wicked Lady (153 Morgan Ave) 830pm, FREE, Buy Tix
☺ Isn’t She Funny @ Baby Grand (55 McGuinness Blvd), 8pm, FREE, a hot, hilarious, dude-free lineup, More Info

TUESDAY 8/13

☺ Ambush Comedy! @ Two Boots (558 Driggs Ave) , 8pm, FREE, beginner fundamentals of street dance, grooves, stretches and musicality to heavy bass, hip hop, Afro-jazz, funk, disco and house, More Info
♫ Ninett Tayeb with Aubrey Haddard @ Rough Trade (64 N 9th St), 830pm, $15, Buy Tix
♫ Groove Therapy : the anti-dance-class-dance-class @ A/D/O (29 Norman Ave), 730pm, $15, Buy Tix


Coming up next week…
After nearly 10 years in the neighborhood, Greenpoint wellness center, [email protected], is supercharging class offerings and launching a new retail space! To celebrate, on Saturday, August 17th, [email protected] is presenting a full day of free events, classes, entertainment in order to showcase their expanded group fitness class schedule and renovated retail space featuring local vendors.

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

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