Tips for Today: The Big Pink, Grantland Quarterly + HelloGiggles
The Big Pink at Bowery Ballroom
After stints at SXSW and Coachella, UK electro-rock phenoms Milo Cordell and Robbie Furze of The Big Pink play Bowery Ballroom as part of their first proper US tour promoting their sophomore album, "Future This."
Bowery Ballroom, 6 Delancey St. 8 p.m. $20.
Grantland Quarterly Issue 2 Launch Party at Book Court
At tonight's event the celebrating second issue of literary-sports journal Grantland Quarterly (which, among other things, features a look at Eddie Murphy's career by Bill Simmons; Chad Harbach on his experience at the Milwaukee Brewers' last game of the 2011 season; and Michael Schur on the collapse of the 2011 Red Socks), expect a panel discussion courtesy of Grantland-ers Chuck Klosterman, Michael Weinreb, Andy Greenwald and Rembert Browne, and a journal-signing session.
Book Court, 163 Court St., Cobble Hill, Brooklyn. 7 p.m. Free.
HelloGiggles Presents: The Roommate Edition at UCBeast
HelloGiggles, the lady-centric blog run by Zooey Deschanel, Sophia Rossi and Molly McAleer, hosts an evening of horrifying/life-affirming roommate stories, courtesy of HG contributors Bethany Hall, Corinne Caputo, Erin mallory Long, Lea Palmieri, Maritza Lugo, Shannon O'Neill and Vanessa King. The event is hosted by 11 year-old Ruby Karp (!).
UCBeast, 153 E. 3rd St. 8 p.m. $5.