It's the first evening of the Bushwick Open Studios and Arts Festival, and there are more events, openings, performances and screenings tonight than we could possibly list, so click here for the full schedule.
Vered Lieb curates abstract artists at Janet Kurnatowski Gallery, 205 Norman Ave (at Humboldt St), 7-9pm
Steven Brower's Brower Propulsion Laboratory (pictured at right) prepares for launch at Parker's Box, 193 Grand St (between Bedford and Driggs Aves), 6-9pm
Gabriele Undine Meyer's massive year-long photo essay at Artbreak, 195 Grand St, 2nd Fl (between Bedford and Driggs Aves), 6-10pm
Exhibition opening at Live With Animals, 210 Kent Ave (at Metropolitan Ave), 7-10pm
Small deaths in group show Little Tragedies at C.C.C.P. Gallery, 38R Marcy Ave (at Hope St), 7-9pm
Edward Grazda finds the city's inconspicuous mosques in documentary photography at BAMart, Lafayette Ave at Ashland Pl, 7-9pm
Manhattan events and openings after the jump.
Lower East Side
Beauty blown up in group show Glam Shackle and Spice at Gallery SATORI, 164 Stanton St (between Suffolk and Clinton Sts), 7-9pm
Hedi Ferjani and Scot Thompson's unsettling sculpture takes inspiration from Eliot at Michali Fine Art, 45 Orchard St (between Hester and Grand Sts), 6-9pm
Heide Fasnacht's beautifully destructive nonsense at Kent Gallery, 541 W 25th St, 2nd Fl (between Tenth and Eleventh Aves), 6-8pm
Bill Saylor's surreal, street art-like drawings, paintings and installations at Leo Koenig, 545 W 23rd St (between Tenth and Eleventh Aves), 6-8pm