Friendsgiving, Thanksgiving, Giving Thanks Dance Party – What’s happening, Greenpoint? (11/25–12/01

11012056_10153196353737606_4459707655363253144_n[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 and indicate ages of participants.

Screen Shot 2015-11-23 at 1.26.22 PM[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.

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Screen Shot 2015-11-23 at 2.44.40 PMWEDNESDAY 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

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!

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Winter Wonderland & Snow Sprites, Mulled Hungarian Wine, Craft Beer, Henna Tattoos, Tarot Cards, The Roving Typist, 60+ Vendors, and more!! Holiday Market (12/6)

GPHMfb2016_275pxMix 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!

RSVP for Sunday, December 6th from 1-7pm at the Greenpoint Loft (67 West Street, 5th Fl.)

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.

GreenpointBeer_275pxOur 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.

There will ask be coffee by Cafe Grumpy and a large assortment of delicious eats by some talented chefs and local food establishments including Esme, Adelina’s, Centavo, Moe’s DoughsBrooklyn Whatever and more!

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.

Miss V will get her demons out by Henna Tattooing, Lindsay Myers will peer into your future with Tarot Cards, and Peenk will work her Nail Art magic. Plus, new hair salon Bull in the Heather will be giving free bang trims to get you a quick refresher before the holidays and before you pose for our photo booth by Ben Shirai! This year, our Markets Director Yuka in collaboration with artists Akane Ogura and Sarika Toriumi is creating a Winter Wonderland photobooth with adorable little snow sprites.

Laura & Greg at the Fall 2015 Market
Laura & Greg at the Fall 2015 Market

Excited to have Laura & Greg join us again to belt out two sets of live music from their album Forever for Sure!

Special thanks to our sponsors!

Greenpoint Trading Co.
Palinkerie Hungarian Imports
Palinkerie Imports
Cafe Grumpy
GP Beer & Ale
Greenpoint Loft
Greenpoint Loft





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The Moth GrandSLAM, Cat Lady Crafts, MUFF Society – What’s happening, Greenpoint? (11/18–11/24)

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12185053_10153213090122919_3657195506646023222_oWEDNESDAY 11/18
^ 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

downloadTHURSDAY 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

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Sumo Party, Firestone Fest, The Hustle – What’s happening, Greenpoint? (11/11–11/17)

Double6Flyer_200[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

12193361_769589153164249_2365669854349336163_nGreenpoint 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!

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83-exxlWEDNESDAY 11/11
* 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

12140146_10206948148717850_8770284605903729848_oTHURSDAY 11/12
* 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

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GOS Artists Mixer and Open Meeting at The Diamond (11/11)


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.

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TICKET GIVEAWAY! Catlady Craft Night at Brooklyn Craft Company (11/21)

Kitten on a white backgroundBrooklyn 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!

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Sleepy Hollow, Nacho Day, Comic Arts Bk – What’s happening, Greenpoint? (11/04–11/10)

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12188019_10206387093050286_8644400527941088869_oWEDNESDAY 11/04
♦ 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

622809-250THURSDAY 11/05
* 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

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Call for Vendors!! Greenpointers Holiday Market (12/6)

Designed by Akane Ogura
Designed by Akane Ogura

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.

Apply here

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

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Spooky Mansion and Music Until Almost Sun Up

Courtesy of The Wild Honey Pie.
Courtesy of The Wild Honey Pie.

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.). 

Tonight’s performances feature Acid DadMuseum of Love DJ Set (Pat Mahoney from DFA / LCD Soundsystem and Dennis McNany of DFA / Jee Day / Run-Roc), Matt FX (Scooter Island and music supervisor for Comedy Central’s Broad City), and Vosters. Doors are at 8:00 p.m. and the party runs until 4:00 a.m.

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Haunted Paddles, Zombie Terrariums, Bernie Fest – What’s happening, Greenpoint? (10/28–11/03)

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12141787_10156150717730066_6466773857662247861_nWEDNESDAY 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

zombieterrariums_main2-720x720THURSDAY 10/29
^ 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

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