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Beetlejuice, Bowie Bowl, Resonator Festival, Hank + Cupcakes — What’s Happening, Greenpoint? (8/9–8/15)

CRUEL SUMMER: 80S + 90S DANCE PARTY takes over 2 rooms of The Bell House, Friday, August 11th at 8pm, with 10-piece cover band The Engagements,  Party Like It’s 1999’s DJ Steve Reynolds, music videos and a sing-along with SecretFormula and Music Video Time Machine More info and discounted tix  [sponsored]

WEDNESDAY 8/9
♦ SummerScreen: Beetlejuice @ McCarren Park, 6pm, FREE, Join us for an ~audience choice~ selection: BEETLEJUICE! Gates open at 6pm, Sad13 performs at 7:30pm, and the film starts at sundown, More info
* FWTP General Meeting @ McCarren Play Center (776 Lorimer St), 7pm, FREE, Friends of WNYC Transmitter Park is holding a general meeting to converge and discuss all things Transmitter Park, More info
♫ ¡Candela! feat. Talacha @ Bembe (81 South 6th St), 10pm, FREE, ¡CANDELA! is back with resident mami, DJ BEMBONA! AFRO. LATINX. CARIBBEAN. FUEGO!, More info

THURSDAY 8/10
♦ Grants Info Session: Williamsburg @ Spaceworks Williamsburgh Library (240 Division Ave), 11am, FREE, Brooklyn Arts Council’s Community Arts Grants (up to $5,000) are available to support arts and cultural projects taking place across Brooklyn in 2018, More info
* Unpacking the Major Arcana; Part 1 @ Catland (987 Flushing Ave), 7pm, $20, Join Catland and the Book Unbound explore the hidden meanings contained within the Smith-Waite tarot card deck, RSVP
♫ Bowie Bowl with The Band from Mars! @ Brooklyn Bowl (61 Wythe Ave), 8pm, $10, The Band from Mars! plays Ziggy Stardust in its entirety, plus hits from all other eras of Bowie, Buy tix
♫ Blaze Bayley (Wolfsbane/Iron Maiden), RESISTANCE, Psychoprism @ Saint Vitus (1120 Manhattan Ave), 8pm, $20, Former IRON MAIDEN and WOLFSBANE vocalist BLAZE BAYLEY with very special guests RESISTANCE from California, Buy tix
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Goldeneye Tournament, Nobody Pageant, Roller Disco Party, Pussy Power Art Show — What’s Happening, Greenpoint? (8/2–8/8)

Join Brokelyn for boozin’ and beachin’ this Saturday (August 5) @ Coney Art Walls (3050 Stillwell Ave)! Unlimited drinks for three hours, games and more summer fun than you can stuff into your Speedo! Use discount code “GREENPOINT” for $14 off tickets.

 

WEDNESDAY 8/2

♦ SummerScreen: I Know What You Did Last Summer @ McCarren Park, 6pm, FREE, Let’s toast … to us, to our last summer of immature, adolescent decadence. Gates open at 6pm, Sammus performs at 7:30pm, and the film starts at sundown, More info
* Trivia Night @Archestratus (160 Huron St), 8pm, FREE, Categories various, beer innumerable, arancine aplenty. There will be three rounds + a lightning round, but only one epic trophy, RSVP
* Goldeneye Tournament @ Sunnyvale (1031 Grand St), 11:30pm, FREE, 4 Fresh Controllers, 8 characters, But only one Oddjob. Martinis at Happy Hour prices and $3 beers, More info


THURSDAY 8/3

# Long Island Breweries Night @ Barcade (388 Union Ave), 4pm, FREE, Bevy of breweries for a night celebrating all things Long Island, More info
# Lust, Brains, and Taste
@ MOFAD (62 Bayard St), 6:30pm, $30, Titillating evening exploring how taste, smell, and all of our other senses drive attraction and desire, Buy tix
* The Mx. Nobody Pageant @ Brooklyn Bazaar (150 Greenpoint Ave), 8pm, FREE, The Nobodies are back with the second year of their signature un-pageant. Competitors throw down the Newness, Outlook, Passion, and Eeugh it takes to make us scream NOPE, More info
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Pink Party, Food Karma Feast, Pop Punk Live Band Karaoke, Free Drink n Draw — What’s Happening, Greenpoint? (7/26–8/1)

Have you ever wanted to write/photograph/illustrate/make any kind of content for Greenpointers? Come on down and meet with our Editors to express your interest. Come have a beer, chat, and let us know your story ideas, even if they extend beyond our current content this Thursday (July 27) @Brooklyn Bazaar (160 Greenpoint Ave), 7:30PM  RSVP

 

WEDNESDAY 7/26

♦ SummerScreen: Selena @ McCarren Park, 6pm, FREE,Celebrate the legend of Queen of Tejano music (and dance!) Selena. Band plays at 7:15, and the film starts at sundown, More info
♫ Talks and Turntables @ Magick City (37 Box St), 7pm, FREE, Get ready to learn your brains out and dance your face off at a brand new lecture-series-turned-dance-party. This month, the theme is NEW YORK AT NIGHT. Start with 3 fascinating talks about our fair city, then get down with DJ sets til midnight, More info
* Pink Party in the Tinsel Room @ 21 Greenpoint (21 Greenpoint Ave), 8pm, FREE, Dúzsi World Tour 2017 kicks off with a mid-week rager in Greenpoint! Party in the back room with Tomi Dúzsi bartending his rosé and tossing pink tinsel like there’s no tomorrow, More info


THURSDAY 7/27

# Food Karma Feasts @ North Brooklyn Farms (320 Kent Ave), 7pm, $75, Al fresco summer dining experience featuring a menu from Guest chef Alex Sorenson of Blank Slate Kitchen. Waterfront views, outdoor grilling and family-style dinner, with craft beer from Threes Brewing, ciders from Aaron Burr, wines from Natural Wine and a signature cocktail, More info
♫ Mark McGuire, Ancient Ocean, Sleepy Doug Shaw
@ The Park Church Co-Op (129 Russell St), 7pm, $12, Buy tix
♦ Drink and Draw @ Brooklyn Home of Music (107 Green St), 7pm, FREE, A night of community and creativity. BYOB and BYOAS (bring your own art supplies), RSVP
* Greenpointers Contributor Happy Hour @ Brooklyn Bazaar (150 Greenpoint Ave), 7:30pm, FREE, Calling all Greenpoint writers, photographers, illustrators, videographers, and content makers! Meet our editorial team and other mega-talented Greenpointers while talking ideas over beers, More info
^ Panels to the People @ WORD (126 Franklin St), 7:30pm, $5, A reading series showcasing the work of comics creators. $% admission includes complimentary drink, More info
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Superhero Figure Drawing, 3D VHS Festival, Brooklyn Bike Rave, Synthwave Party — What’s Happening, Greenpoint? (7/19–7/25)

WEDNESDAY 7/19

♦ SummerScreen: Donnie Darko @ McCarren Park, 6pm, FREE, 16th anniversary celebration of Donnie Darko. Gates open at 6pm, grunge-infused rockers Sharkmuffin plays the TIDAL Rising Stage at 7:30pm, and the film starts at sundown, More info
# Banned Countries Dinner Series: Sudan Edition @ Franklin Guesthouse (214 Franklin St), 6:30pm, $125, Celebrate Sudanese food and culture by enjoying a family-style feast inspired by Omer Eltigani, author of the forthcoming cookbook The Sudanese Kitchen. Multiple courses, unlimited house wine and vegetarian options are available, Buy tix
♫ WHAT NOW? Sessions: The Sifer, Sakinah Iman, Paco G Train Bandit @ Terra Firma (119 Ingraham St), 8pm, $5, Fusion of the Hip Hop cypher and the Jazz jam session. Emcees bring your bars. Singers bring your melodies. Musicians bring your instruments. Everyone bring your vibe and let’s rock out, RSVP
* Microdosing Workshop: Sacred Plants to Enhance Mind-Body-Spirit @ Narayana Integrative Center (191 Nassau Ave), 8:15pm, $20, Learn how you can feel better, increase energy, improve focus, inspire creativity, balance mood, relax, sleep well, and expand awareness with sacred plant microdosing, More info


THURSDAY 7/20

# American Food and Immigration Policy @ MOFAD (62 Bayard St), 6:30pm, $20, An evening of thought-provoking discussion, followed by an informal reception featuring light refreshments from Brooklyn Brewery and Sonia Perez, a street cart vendor and member of Street Vendor Project’s Leadership Council, More info
♦ Superhero Figure Drawing
@ Brooklyn Art Library (28 Frost St), 7pm, $10, Practice your cape drawing skills, with everything from pen to graphite — but leave your kryptonite at home, Buy tix
* 3D VHS Festival @ The City Reliquary (370 Metropolitan Ave), 7pm, $10, In the garden, the Museum of Interesting Things takes us back to a future that the past never saw coming! See excerpts from movies–not just on VHS, but 3D VHS, More info
♦ Jonathas de Andrade Presents Bodanzky and Senna’s Iracema @ Light Industry (155 Freeman St), 7:30pm, $8, Inspired by neorealism as well as the films of John Cassavetes and Jean Rouch, the directors constructed Iracema by enacting a road-movie scenario inside everyday settings, combining artifice and documentary to yield a richly atmospheric parable whose lessons still maintain a grim relevance, More info
♫ DJ Questlove Presents: Bowl Train @ Brooklyn Bowl (61 Wythe Ave), 11:30pm, $10, Buy tix
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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
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Tongue Tide, Zine Fest, Harpoon Siracha Blonde, Summer Shake-Up, Twerk It Tuesday — What’s Happening, Greenpoint? (7/5–7/11)


WEDNESDAY 7/5

♦ 24 hour DJ party @ GAMBA Forest (231 Norman Ave), 3pm, FREE, elcoming Djs, Producers and music makers to play their favorite tracks or do full sets. Each set is an hour to 2 hours depending on time of day and type of vibes, More info
* SummerScreen: Mean Girls @ McCarren Park (Bedford Ave and North 12th), 6pm, FREE, Wear pink and bring blankets, pillows, your dog (please), your favorite movie snacks, a tiara to break apart and throw to the crowd in a sanctimonious fashion. Film starts at sundown, More info

THURSDAY 7/6

♦ Tongue Tide @ Flux Factory (39-31 29th St), 6pm, FREE, Explores the multitude of ways in which artists engage with language, addressing both its tide-like ebb and flow as well as its limitations, More info
♫ Caravan Palace 
@ Warsaw Concerts (261 Driggs Ave), 7pm, $35, Buy tix
♦ John Wilson’s Films from Magnasanti @UnionDocs (322 Union Ave), 7:30pm, $10, Achieved through a repeating pattern of clustered high rises, “Magnasanti” exposes the hellish consequences of top-down civic design. Documentarian John Wilson curates a program of short films inspired by the ethos of this fictional metropolis, culminating in the director’s newest work-in-progress, Buy tix
* Zine Party @ The Gutter (200 North 14th St), 8pm, $6, Celebrate the release of the FIRST ISSUE of the Indicate Interest zine. Featuring dope bands! More info
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Night of Creation, Sour Beer Night, Tribal Market, Sound Art, Fireworks Views — What’s Happening, Greenpoint? (6/28–7/4)

WEDNESDAY 6/28

* Stories My Friends Tell Me @ Archestratus (160 Huron St), 7pm, FREE, It’s more important than ever for creative people to build community and respond to nihilism with meaning. Friends have five to ten minutes each to tell an important story from their lives. By sharing our personal stories we encourage each other to write and be productive, RSVP
♦ Mural Closing & Night of Creation @ GAMBA Forest (231 Norman Ave), 7:30pm, FREE, Live painting, live writing, live music, live dance and live libations. If you are interested in performing your art for others send a message or comment on the event, More info
THURSDAY 6/29

* Sour Beer Night! @ Barcade (388 Union Ave), 4pm, FREE, From mouth puckering sours to crushable tart ales, Barcade will be pouring it all! More info
* Drink Booze, End Cancer 
@ the moonlight mile (200 Franklin St), 6pm, FREE,Drink specials, raffles to raise money for NOMAN: The Race to end HPV, More info
# Spring Spirits: Rums of the World @ MOFAD (62 Bayard St), 6:30pm, $30, Cocktail creators, rum importers, and rum historians will share their wisdom on the history, production, and culinary implications of this special spirit as well as guide the audience through tastings of various, less common rums, Buy tix
* PPGA Tour at BCC @ Bushwick Country Club (618 Grand St), 8pm, FREE, Practice that mini golf swing! Play and drink to support Planned Parenthood of New York! More info
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LCD Soundsystem Sidewalk Dance Party, Black Knights, Epic Ride, Williamsburg Wine Bash — What’s Happening, Greenpoint? (6/21–6/27)

Sip on wine from over 60 prestigious wineries and taste food by top North Brooklyn chefs next Monday, June 26th at The Brooklyn Bowl (61 Wythe Ave) and help turn a closed local firehouse into a new community and cultural center at The Williamsburg Wine Bash!

Greenpointers get 50% off tickets ($100 value) with the promotional code “FriendsFamily100”. Buy tickets here!

 

WEDNESDAY 6/21

♫ So You Didn’t Get Tickets To LCD Soundsystem: The Dance Party @ 95 Dobbin St, 6pm, FREE, Don’t let scalpers, bots, or high ticket prices keep you from Dancing Yrself Clean! Let’s Get Innocous with a sidewalk dance party! Bonus: Free Watermelon! More info
* Time Out Pool Party: McCarren @ McCarren Hotel & Pool (160 North 12th St), 6:30pm, $45, Soak up the sun and get your feet wet, Buy tix
* G108 Summer Solstice @ Transmitter Park, 7pm, $20 (Suggested donation), 108 Sun Salutations in celebration of Summer Solstice and National Yoga Day! More info
THURSDAY 6/22

♫ Black Knights (Wu Tang) NYC Tour @ Brooklyn Bazaar (150 Greenpoint Ave), 8pm, $18.30, Black Knights (aka ‘West Coast Killa Bees’) are Crisis(The Sharp Shoota) & Rugged Monk. In 1995 back as teenagers in Long Beach / Compton , The Black Knights had already been teaming up with RZA & Wu Music Group, Buy tix
♫ Myriaid, Midnight Calls, RBI, Palm Smoke
@ Tender Trap (66 Greenpoint Ave), 8pm, $8, More info

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GOS 2017, Dirty Talk, The Other Art Fair, Closet Archaeology, Go Green! — What’s Happening, Greenpoint? (5/31–6/6) – Arts in North Brooklyn Edition

On June 3 & 4th, 400 local artists will open their doors to the public and showcase works and works in progress during this year’s Greenpoint Open Studios! Check out the the full schedule of events here!

WEDNESDAY 5/31

*Open Space Alliance Party 4 Parks! @ 35 Kent Ave, 7pm, $200+, Join forces with OSA and the neighborhood’s Super Friends Groups to fight for nature, beauty, health, fun, environmental justice and economic development, Buy tix
* DIRTY TALK: Getting What You Want Out of Sex @New Women Space (188 Woodpoint Rd) 7pm, A hybrid of a panel and creative workshop in collaboration with some amazing women who have various backgrounds and expertise on sex and dating, Buy tix
♫ TAKE It OFF: Amateur Burlesque @ House of YES (2 Wyckoff Ave) 9pm, FREE, Come see the hilarious brilliance of total newbies and first timers taking off their clothes and showing off their moves just for you, RSVP
=) 2 Dumbs May @ House of YES (2 Wyckoff Ave) 9pm, FREE, Come see the hilarious brilliance of total newbies and first timers taking off their clothes and showing off their moves just for you, RSVP

THURSDAY 6/1

♦ The Other Art Fair @ Brooklyn Expo (72 Noble St), 5pm, $13.50+, The Other Art Fair is a leading artist fair presented by Saatchi Art, exhibiting the work of the very best in emerging art to art lovers from all experiences, Buy tix
* Maibock(y) Launch Party!
@ Brouwerij Lane (78 Greenpoint Ave), 6pm, FREE, Dance while DJ Bocky spins some tunes and drink pints of ‘Dance Around the Two Pole Maibock’, a hearty lager using with rye malts and Saphir hops to give it the bright synth-like sparkle, More info
# Pioneer Eats Taco Nite @ The Diamond (43 Franklin St), 7pm, Feast your eyes and your tummys Thursday nights this month as we trot the globe from our bar stools, Buy tix
♫ 2 Years of Black Flamingo w/ Tom Noble x DJ Spinna
@ Black Flamingo (168 Borinquen Pl), 10pm, FREE, Two years of community building, show a move on the floor + vibes real right, RSVP Continue reading

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Bad History Month, Com Truise, Summer Thunder, Punk Rock Yoga — What’s Happening, Greenpoint? (5/24–5/30)

On June 3 & 4th, 400 local artists will open their doors to the public and showcase works and works in progress during this year’s Greenpoint Open Studios! Check out the the full schedule of events here!
There are more events in our weekly calendarSubmit Greenpoint events, too!

 

WEDNESDAY 5/24

* Fight the Feed @ Legion Bar (790 Metropolitan Ave) 8pm, $10, How do you really affect change? Does marching in the street actually reach the offices of power, or do you need to get a meeting in those offices before they’ll really listen. We break down the protest memes, and get to what really makes a difference, Buy tix
♫ Bad History Month, Dust from 1000 Yrs, Yazan @ Park Church Co-Op (129 Russell St) 8pm, An intimate show of solo performances, More info
♫ Deep Space Brooklyn @ Output (74 Wythe Ave) 10pm, $10, Known as an adventure into future dub, spacey vibes, and abstract grooves, Deep Space features dj’s, musicians, dancers and poets who represent a breathtaking range of styles celebrating dub’s impact on so many forms of art, Buy tix Continue reading

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