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Cry & Wine, Cardboard Robot Battle, Les Nubians – What’s Happening, Greenpoint? (1/28–2/03)

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No 7 North & Brooklyn Brewery Superbowl Party
at No 7 North (931 Manhattan Ave) 5:30pm, FREE
Watch the Superbowl with $15 buckets of beer, Superbowl-themed cocktails, boilermaker specials, and snacks like broccoli tacos and altered beast fries. Food til the end of the game; drinks til 2am. More info

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WEDNESDAY 1/28
 Voices of Brooklyn @ Parables (334 South 5th St) 6:30pm, $15, Learn the stories and sounds of Southside of Williamsburg through stories, music, and interactive art, RSVP
* Ric Burns’ New York Documentary @ The Diamond (43 Franklin St) 7pm, FREE, The Diamond screens the eight-part, 17½-hour documentary film on the history of New York City one disc per week, RSVP
♫ Cry & Wine: A Party for Your Feelings
@ Passenger Bar (229 Roebling St) 8pm, FREE, DJ Leesh will be spinning the kinds of tunes that make you wanna write in your journal, and all four of La Pirata Kitchen‘s signature cookies will be available for sale, RSVP

THURSDAY 1/29
♦ Powered: Artist Showcase @ Cantina Royal (58 North 3rd St) 6pm, $10, Issa Israel presents an evening presentation of multi media art designed to take the viewer on a distorted and vibrant journey through a parallel reflection of our times, RSVP
* Never Before, Never Again @ Triskelion Arts (118 North 11th St) 8pm, $16, Celebrating the moment of invention as it explodes from the unknown with a cadre of expert improvisers, Buy tix
♫ Clouder Rides Again
@ Bar Matchless (557 Manhattan Ave) 8pm, $8, With Mount Sharp / Crazy Pills / GunFight!, RSVP

FRIDAY 1/30
♫ Torres 
@ Brooklyn Night Bazaar (165 Banker St) 7pm, FREE, With Mainland / Heliotropes / Ancient Ocean, RSVP
* Cardboard Robot Battle
@ Standard Toykraft (722 Metropolitan Ave) 8pm, $12, Contestants build robots out of cardboard and packing tape; the robots compete in pairs until the Battle Royal Round, where all the champions fight one another, Buy tix
# Fifties Flashback Diner Dinner Fundraiser @ Sunview Luncheonette (221 Nassau Ave) 8pm, $20, A flashback prix-fix dinner created by Emily Halpern, with musical accompaniment from the Lo-Ways, RSVP

SATURDAY 1/31
♫ Candy Apple Red’s Saturday Matinee @ The Grand Victory (245 Grand St) 3pm, $8, With Gone By Friday / Red Lucy / Disposable / The Strange Times, RSVP
* Ova the Rainbow: Oil Spill
 @ The Spectrum (59 Montrose Ave) 10:30pm, $5, With performances by Sateen and Richard Kennedy, DJs De Se, Slava, SHEDONTSTOP, and more, RSVP
♫ Cheryl: Bugged @ Secret Project Robot (389 Melrose St) 11pm, $10, DJs NICK, GRANDMA INTERNET and KRIPPLEBUSH digitally stalk your eardrums and gather data surrounding your levels of enjoyment associated with specific genres of dance music, RSVP

SUNDAY 2/01
♫ Tree Experience & Song Fest @ North Williamsburg Y (14 Hope St) 10:30am, FREE, Linda White and Adam Blotner’s family-friendly celebration of Tu Bshvat, the holiday of trees, RSVP
* Medicine Making: Take Control of Your Winter Health @ Kallio Workshop (226 South 1st St) 11am, $85, Make your own immunity-building elderberry syrup, acute respiratory steam, and winter time herbal defense tea with Elizabeth DeCoursey of Antidote, Buy tix

MONDAY 2/02
♫ Les Nubians @ Brooklyn Bowl (61 Wythe Ave) 6pm, $12, With Julie Dexter / Herbert Holler / DJ Golden Athena, Buy tix
♫ Dream Boss
 @ Palisades (906 Broadway) 8pm, $5, With What Never / Serious Heart Attack / Cutters, More info

TUESDAY 2/03
* Selections & Selectors 001 @ Wythe Hotel (80 Wythe Ave) 6:30pm, $15, A screening of Danchi No Yume: Dreams of the Projects, followed by a panel discussion with directors Sam Cole and Jonathan Turner moderated by J.L. Sirisuk, More info
♫ Billy G. Robinson
 
@ Adelina’s (159 Greenpoint Ave) 7:30pm, FREE, A rare chance to see Robinson perform an intimate set in anticipation of his upcoming release, “Hard Times,” RSVP
♫ Superbest DJ Night @ Legion Bar (790 Metropolitan Ave) 9pm, FREE, A night of rocksteady and reggae music, with a portion of bar sales donated to a local animal shelter, RSVP

* Greenpointers Pick
♫ Music
♥ Pheremones Likely
♦ Art Event
☺ Comedy Event
# Foodie Event 

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The Greenpoint Get-Down, Lethal Lottery, Love Sundays – What’s Happening, Greenpoint? (1/21–1/27)

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WEDNESDAY 1/21
# Wine & Cheese Tasting @ Adelina’s (159 Greenpoint Ave) 5pm, $18, A tasting pairing four organic tap wines with four specialty cheeses from Eastern District, RSVP 
☺ Literati @ Molasses Books (770 Hart St) 8pm, FREE, A night of selected readings from the greatest American novels never written, RSVP
♫ The Greenpoint Get-Down @ No 7 North (931 Manhattan Ave) 9pm, FREE, DJ Patrick A. Reed will spin classic hip-hop, heavy soul, deep funk, ska, rocksteady, and more, More info Continue reading

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Cocoon Central Dance, Underground Food Collective, Drag Race Fantasy League – What’s Happening, Greenpoint? (1/14–1/20)

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WEDNESDAY 1/14
♫ What Model Citizens
 @ Coco 66 (66 Greenpoint Ave) 8pm, $8, With Video Beast / Sun Voyager / Farewell Gusto, Buy tix
♫ Big Ups @ Baby’s All Right (146 Broadway) 8pm, $10, With Sick Feeling / Flagland / Downies, Buy tix Continue reading

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Okey-Panky Launch Party, Force Majeur Vaudeville, Trashy History – What’s Happening, Greenpoint? (1/07–1/13)

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WEDNESDAY 1/07
* Zombie Night @ Word (126 Franklin St) 7pm, FREE, John L. Campbell launches Drifters, the final book in his Omega Days trilogy, with Roger Ma, author of The Zombie Combat Field GuideRSVP
☺ Meditation Guided by Laughter @ Muchmore’s (2 Havemeyer St) 9pm, FREE, With Brett Davis / Eliza Hurwitz / Scott Nossen / Joe Pera and more, RSVP
♫ Le Noize
 @ Macri Park (462 Union Ave) 10pm, FREE, Sing your heart out at this new monthly karaoke party, RSVP

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New Year’s Eve, Comedy Hypnosis, Monko Sexo – What’s Happening, Greenpoint? (12/31–1/06)

(sponsored) No. 7 North NYE Party: Fried Chicken and Champagne!
931 Manhattan Ave, 8pm, FREE, More info
No.7 North, a neighborhood cocktail bar with an awesome red felt pool table, is doing a crazy cool, awesome, fun, no pressure, no cover, super fun New Years Eve! We’ll be mixing up cocktails and serving up super delicious (and cheap) food. $2 Fried Chicken, $3 Broccoli Tacos, $4 for one of each!

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WEDNESDAY 12/31
♫ Gimme Tinnitus NYE @ Aviv (496 Morgan Ave) 6:30pm, $8, With the Gradients / Celestial Shore / Palberta / Baked / Multicult / Palehound / The Big Sleep / Vomitface / Parlor Walls, RSVP
# Prix Fixe NYE 
@ Battery Harris (64 Frost St) 6:30pm, $65–$125, Four-course menu, champagne toast, and DJ Michna, Buy tix
* Happy Fun Cry Karaoke Party
 @ The Diamond (43 Franklin St) 8pm, FREE, Ring in the New Year with live karaoke, plus a midnight champagne toast, RSVP
* Roaring 1920s NYE @ Milk & Roses (1110 Manhattan Ave) 10pm, FREE, Live jazz, themed cocktails, complimentary canapés, and a midnight prosecco toast, More info
☺ Naked Comedy Show
 @ The Creek & the Cave (10-93 Jackson Ave) 11:45pm, $12, Featuring NYC’s best & bravest comedians performing in the nude; audience nudity optional, Buy tix

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Xmas Hangover, Kunst Klimax, Feast of Krampus – What’s Happening, Greenpoint? (12/24–12/30)

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WEDNESDAY 12/24 & THURSDAY 12/25
*** Merry Christmas, Greenpoint! ***

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Collaborative T-Shirt Party, Holocenter, Groupmuse – What’s Happening, Greenpoint? (12/17–12/23)

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WEDNESDAY 12/17
* Music & Pyrrhonism Without Us @ Capri Social Club (156 Calyer St) 7:30pm, FREE, Join Triple Canopy for a presentation by 2014 commission recipient Kieran Daly, More info
♫ Permutations121714 @ Cloud City (85 North 1st St) 8pm, $15, Featuring Kafka Fragments / Mike Tyson Will Eat Your Children / Talking in Circles / Four Koans, and more, RSVP Continue reading

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No Office Holiday Party, Big Brooklyn Toy Drive, Misfit Dickens – What’s Happening, Greenpoint? (12/10–12/16)

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WEDNESDAY 12/10
* Misfit Dickens @ St. Paul’s Lutheran Church (334 South 5th St) 7pm, $18, A new take on the beloved classic for all people, but especially for misfits, Buy tix
* How to Host a Creative Holiday Party
@ Dusty Rose Vintage (251 Greenpoint Ave) 7:30pm, FREE, With party attire by Local Creative, DIY card-making by Kingsland Printing, holiday décor and a DIY tassle station by Little Knitty Things, and more, More info
♫ Percussion Lab Holiday Party @ Cameo Gallery (93 North 6th St) 10pm, FREE, With Braille / Dave Q & FunaFuji / Seafloor / Nooka Jones, RSVP

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Greenpointers Holiday Market, Puppets & Poets, Jewish Gangsters – What’s Happening, Greenpoint? (12/03–12/09)

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WEDNESDAY 12/03
♥ Transportation Alternatives Activist Holiday Party @ Brooklyn Brewery (79 North 11th St) 7pm, FREE, Brews, snacks, remarks from New York’s new class of elected officials, and more, RSVP
* Right to Winwood 
@ Sunview Luncheonette (221 Nassau Ave) 8pm, FREE, 596 Acres & the Interference Archive present a film and conversation on art outside and the right to shape our neighborhoods, RSVP
* Invisible Reveille Release Party
 @ Wendy’s Subway (722 Metropolitan Ave) 8pm, FREE, Performances by Clara Lipfert, Niina Pollari, and Carina Finn; hosted by Amy Lawless, RSVP

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Thanksgiving, Kunst-Giving, Etsy Popup – What’s Happening, Greenpoint? (11/26–12/02)

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WEDNESDAY 11/26
* Out-of-Body Moving Sale @ Body Actualized Center (143 Troutman St) 1pm, FREE, Help Body Actualized move out of their space, RSVP
☺ Barely Making It
@ Muchmore’s (2 Havemeyer St) 7pm, FREE, Inexpensive drinks, games, fun and a special prize giveaway, RSVP
♫ Thanksgiving at Bossa @ Bossa Nova Civic Club (1271 Myrtle Ave) 10pm, FREE, With Mike Servito / Max McFerren / L.Sangre, RSVP

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