[sponsored] It’s a Wonderful Park! Workshop & Performance Saturday 11/28, 9:30am and Saturday 12/05, 9:30am, FREE
Bushwick Inlet Park Community Building (Kent Avenue @ N9th Street), More info
A holiday-themed, site-specific performance piece developed from the ideas of the young people through games, songs, and creative activities, co-presented byFriends of Bushwick Inlet Park and theatre practitioners from CUNY’s Master’s in Applied Theatre program. We’ll workshop the piece on November 28th, then rehearse and perform on December 5th.
Please RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org and indicate ages of participants.
[sponsored] Collector’s Night 2015 Wednesday, 12/02, 6:30pm, $10
Brooklyn Historical Society (128 Pierrepont St), Buy tix
The City Reliquary Museum proudly presents displays of quirky collections by even quirkier collectors, plus presentations on the “Treasures in the Trash” collection of retired NY Dept. of Sanitation worker Nelson Molina. Speakers also include Robin Nagle, NYC Dept. of Sanitation Anthropologist-in-Residence and NYU professor.
WEDNESDAY 11/25 ♫ Friendsgiving at Muchmore’s @ Muchmore’s (2 Havemeyer St) 7pm, FREE, With Bodega Ben / Fruit&Flowers / Veda Rays / Kate Mohanty / Skookum, RSVP
♫ Give Thanks Dance Party @ Good Room (98 Meserole Ave) 10pm, $10, A night of song and dance presented by Junxion and Turntables on the Hudson, Buy tix
THURSDAY 11/26 It’s Thanksgiving! Whether you’re doing turducken or tofurkey, be sure to eat a massive ton of food. If you need help, here’s our recommendations for several great Greenpoint spots that’ll serve it right to you!
Mix and Mingle amongst Snow Sprites and Snowflakes without the chill at a Winter Wonderland on Sunday, Dec 6th (1-7PM) for our Greenpointers annual Holiday Market! The gorgeous Greenpoint Loft will come alive with FREE fun activities, food & refreshments, live music, holiday cheer, and a happy Greenpoint crowd!
Winter is coming but sans ugly white walkers because it’s going to be toasty warm. Thanks to Palinkerie, we will be blending a lovely Benedek Pinot Noir from the highland region of Mátra in Hungary with a mulling kit provided by local spice blender extraordinaires Greenpoint Trading Co. to serve a delicious Mulled Wine.
Our favorite brew nerds at Greenpoint Beer & Ale are making us some “Snuggles,” their winter lager brewed with elderberries and cedar. “Warthog,” a juicy session IPA with notes of pine and orange peel will also be served.
On FREE fun activities, we are so excited to welcome back The Roving Typist, who will write one-of-a-kind personalized stories for our guests. You may recognize him public spaces around NYC typing up stories for strangers. If not, check out this super sweet short documentary about him.
^ Not For Tourists: Brooklyn @ Word (126 Franklin St) 7pm, FREE, The team behind the Not For Tourists series presents the new edition of the Brooklyn guide, RSVP * Jeff Seal & the Raving Jaynes @ Triskelion Arts (102 Calyer St) 8pm, $16, Jeff Seal mixes standup, storytelling, characters, and clowning; the Raving Jaynes combine dance and improv to create highly physical, spontaneous pieces of dance/theater, Buy tix
THURSDAY 11/19 * DIY Decals Workshop @ You & Yours Fine Vintage (649 Morgan Ave)7pm, $65, Spice up old vintage tableware and with awesome decals you’ll cut out and apply own your own, More info
♫ CC Carina @ Troost (1011 Manhattan Ave) 9pm, FREE, With Carrie Ashley Hill / Ryley McCarthy / Matthew Lusk / FDR Soundsystem, RSVP * MUFF Society: But I’m a Cheerleader @ Videology (308 Bedford Ave) 9:30pm, $7, In addition to the movie, there will be a local short film, film-themed prizes and freebies, and a cheer-inspired photobooth, More info
[Sponsored] Subject Matters Double 6 Studio, 66 Green St, Saturday and Sunday 11/14-15 4pm, FREE
An exhibition presenting a group of photographers who each communicate distinct perspectives, aesthetics, and themes, More info
Greenpoint Artist Mixer & Open Meeting The Diamond, 43 Franklin Ave
November 11, 7:30pm, FREE, RSVP
We are gearing up for a Spring 2016 Greenpoint Open Studios (end of April) and want to bring Greenpoint artists and arts appreciators together for an initial open meeting. Extended happy hour until 9pm!
* Pot Painting Workshop @ Dusty Rose Vintage (251 Greenpoint Ave) 7pm, $50, Create a symbolically charged, hand-painted flower pot with symbolic meaning, More info ♫ Antibalas Residency@ Brooklyn Bowl (61 Wythe Ave) 8pm, $15, With Santigold and Superhuman Happiness, More info
* Coloring Book Party @ Word (126 Franklin St) 7pm, FREE, Join the coloring craze with the exquisite, kaleidoscopic designs of Payton Cosell Turner, More info ☺ Monko Sexo Trasho @ Videology (308 Bedford Ave) 7pm, $8, A night of video oddities and standup comedy, RSVP
Hey Greenpoint artists (or anyone interested in arts in Greenpoint)! We want to get together for a mixer and initial open meeting about the next GOS tomorrow (Wed, 11/11) at The Diamond (43 Franklin St) at 7:30PM. RSVP here!
Come with your ideas, get involved, or just come to talk art over drinks!
This will be the first of a series of monthly mixers at a different local watering hole leading up to the main event, which will be in Spring 2016 (end of April). If you can’t make this one, the next will be in mid-December so stay tuned.
Brooklyn Craft Company, a DIY class and event space, is hosting a Catlady Craft Night and we have a free ticket to giveaway ($95 value)! Catlady Craft Night is a big crazy cat-themed DIY party for the modern catlady (cat gents are welcome, too)! Attendees can look forward to making several cat-themed craft projects including wire cat rings, painted cat figurines, cat-shaped leather change purses, canvas totes, and needle-felted cats made from wool and — yes, they’re going there — cat fur!
You can also look forward to cocktails, music, a cat meet-and-greet hosted by Brooklyn Animal Action, where attendees can snuggle with actual cats and even adopt them if they make a love match, a raffle to benefit Brooklyn Animal Action (a portion of event proceeds benefit them as well), and the sparkling company of Brooklyn’s raddest catladies!
How to enter: In the comments below, answer the question “True or False: A cat, standing in a still position, can jump more than 3 times its own length.” Continue reading →
♦ Splash Stick Splash @ Tender Trap (66 Greenpoint Ave) 7pm, FREE, Frontal Labotomy presents a sculptural installation by audiovisual artist William Tucci, RSVP ☺ A Night of 100 One-Liners: Erik Burgstrom Fundraiser @ Creek & Cave (10-93 Jackson Ave)8pm, $20, The comedy community comes together to celebrate and raise money for the king of one-liners himself, Buy tix
* Sleepy Hollow in Brooklyn @ Cloud City (85 North 1st St) 8pm, $15, Drama of Works’s large-scale shadow-puppetry silent-movie exploration of the Washington Irving classic, Buy tix ♫ Brooklyn Electronic Music Festival Pre-Party @ Output (74 Wythe Ave) 10pm, $15, With Laidback Luke / Gina Turner / Julia Govor, Buy tix
Apple Cider, Crispy Chilly Night, Roaring Fire, Hot Coco….. the most wonderful time of the year is just around the corner and to help get you in the spirits, Greenpointers is hosting our annual Holiday Market at Greenpoint Loft (67 West Street) from 1pm-7pm on December 6th, 2015. RSVP here!
We are seeking all types of local vendors (food, artists, crafters, jewelers, potters, etc.) so apply here or directly in the form after the jump.
Are you a corporate level business, a distillery, or a business that is based out of the NYC area? Vendor tables are strictly reserved for local independent artisans and small businesses but you may qualify as a sponsor and can submit an application here.Continue reading →
Trick or Treat? To get a dose of both, spend Halloween night at The Wild Honey Pie’s Spooky Mansion. The Paper Box in East Williamsburg has been transformed into a multi-room warehouse to create a haunted and immersive music experience with installations, games, and Halloween drink specials (17 Meadow St.).
WEDNESDAY 10/28 * Wes Craven Film Festival @ Standard Toykraft (722 Metropolitan Ave) 8pm, $20, Part 1 of a three-day program; featuring Last House on the Left, Nightmare on Elm Street, and Wes Craven’s New Nightmare, Buy tix ☺ What Are You Afraid Of? @ Over the Eight (594 Union Ave) 8pm, $8, Laugh at your fears as host Mara Wilson takes you through comedian and performers’ anxieties (and a few of her own), RSVP
^ Midwest vs. NYC @ Word (126 Franklin St) 7pm, FREE, With readings from Emily Schultz, Jason Diamond, Sarah Seltzer, and Anna Prushinskaya, More info
* Zombie Terrariums & Bloody Cocktails @ Brooklyn Craft Co (61 Greenpoint Ave) 7:30pm, $75, Make a living terrarium with an un-dead zombie inside, plus a mixology demo of ghoulishly good Halloween-inspired cocktails, More info