Weekend is so close it’s practically here now [she roars as her cats run to hide]. For the first time we’re bringing you #DoBushwick, our super-curated guide to the best of weekend events in greater Bushwick area on the website. #DoBushwick comes out every Monday and Friday as a newsletter (subscribe here!). The events are curated by our editorial team, while a couple of slots are each week reserved for really cool sponsored listings, which are marked #sponsored. (To list an event in #DoBushwick, it’s only $29!)
#1 Auditorium @ Knockdown Center, 52-19 Flushing Ave, Maspeth (SUN 4-10PM, $15-20) #music
Six innovative sound artists are taking over the impressive 50,000 square foot of Knockdown Center for the culmination of a months-long composition process. Expect fascinating audio art in a large space.
#2 Sergio Purtell: Brooklyn: Vanishing World @ Art 3, 109 Ingraham St, E.Williamsburg (WED-SAT 12-6PM, $free) #photography
The exhibition of black and white photographs are documenting the ever-changing urban landscape of Bushwick, Williamsburg, and Gowanus, and show many structures that are already gone – like the 1882 Domino Sugar Factory in Williamsburg, and the Kentile sign in Gowanus, or repurposed – like the Bushwick warehouse now occupied by the Luhring Augustine Gallery.
#3 Bushwick Open Studios Mixer @ Shwick, 6 Charles Pl, Bushwick (SAT 1-3PM, $free) #community
If you wish to participate in BOS 2015, pick up your registration code, mingle with Bushwick community & share the excitement for the upcoming festival!
#4 How ‘Bout Now? curated by Dan Kopp @ Temporary Storage Gallery, 119 Ingraham St, E.Williamsburg (FRI, SAT, SUN 12-6PM or by appointment, $free) #art #sponsored
How ‘Bout Now? is a group show of 12 artists, all of whom rely heavily on the meaning of their materials. Stop by this weekend or email [email protected] to set up a time to see the show.
#5 David Bromberg and Larry Campbell in Concert@ Roulette Theater, 509 Atlantic Ave, Boerum Hill (SAT 7:30PM, $45 Adv. – $50 DOS) #music #sponsored
Boerum Hill venue, Roulette Theater presents legendary guitarist and performer David Bromberg as he is joined by Larry Campbell, multi-instrumentalist and sideman. This will be an exciting one-of-a-kind performance!
#6 Night Bazaar Ridgewood Market @ Gottscheer Hall, 657 Fairview Ave, Ridgewood (SAT 5-11PM, $free) #shopping
To celebrate their 2nd anniversary, Ridgewood Market has brought together 40 artisanal vendors, DJ, big raffle and everyone is asked to dress a little fancier than usual. This event is held at an old-fashioned beer hall!
#7 NIE Presents Dog Fashion Disco, Beebs and Her Money Makers, SHINOBI NINJA, Bedpan Fight @ The Shop Brooklyn, 234 Starr St, Bushwick (SAT 7PM, $15) #music
The Shop Brooklyn is an awesome new music venue and BBQ. Check them out this Saturday for Shinobi Ninja concert.
#8 IS TROPICAL, bottoms @ Palisades, 906 Broadway, Bushwick (SUN 12AM, $10 ADV, $12 DOS) #music
London electro-rock outfit IS TROPICAL is making a stop in Brooklyn supporting their third album, Black Anything. Don’t miss opener bottoms – the three dudes might be in drag.
#9 Tarot Society @ Catland, 987 Flushing Ave, E. Williamsburg (SUN 7PM-1AM, $7) #occult
Tarot Society is a divination salon, organized by the event production team, House of Screwball. Tarot Society was designed as a new nightlife experience, fostering personal transformation and self-knowledge through the tarot, astrology, palmistry, and other divinatory mediums.
#10 Metta Meditation Workshop @ Daya Yoga, 360 Jefferson St., Bushwick (SUN 6-7:30PM, $donation 10) #mindbody
Spend Sunday night quietly with Caroline Contillo, meditation teacher, and Metta meditation for loving-kindness.