WEDNESDAY 5/29 ♫ Weed / Call Of The Wild / Cascada / Giant Peach @ Death By Audio (49 S 2nd St) 8pm, $7 ♫ Hungry March Band @ Brooklyn Bowl (61 Wythe Ave) 8pm, $5
THURSDAY 5/30 * Spring Fling @ PS31 (75 Meserole Ave) 4-7pm, $1 fundraising event, open to the public, face painting, bouncy house, arts and crafts ♦ Adaptfest @ Center for Performance Research (361 Manhattan Ave) 7-10pm, $15, More info ♫ Confronting Bushwick 2: The Politics of Empty Buildings / Bushwick Daily Launch Party @ Art Helix (299 Meserole St) 7pm, panel discussion, town hall meeting following by launch party for Bushwick Daily’s First Print Publication “NO BS BOS” A Curated Guide to Bushwick Open Studios, DJ Set by THE DRUMS!, RSVP ♫ Tropic of Pisces / Corbu / Wanda & Wonder @ Silent Barn (603 Bushwick Ave) 8pm, $8 ♫ Shilpa Ray / The Veda Rays / Haybaby / WALTZ @ Union Pool (484 Union Ave) 8pm, $8
♦♦♦ All Weekend (5/31-6/2) : Bushwick Open Studios, FREE, a three day arts and culture festival that celebrates the community’s vibrant arts scene with the goal of fostering dialogue and collaboration between local artists and residents, More info ♦♦♦
FRIDAY 5/31 ♦ ORANGATANG(sic) @ Picture Farm (338 Wythe Ave) 6-9pm, an exhibition of photographs, drawings and prints by Bill Abdale, Steven Rose and Joanna Seitz, RSVP ♦ Based On A True Story @ Pierogi Gallery (177 No. 9th St) 7-9pm, an exhibition of new work by Daniel Zeller, More info ♫ Glank All Ages Show @ Secret Theatre (4402 23rd St, LIC) 8pm, $15, Suit-up in lab coats, blend in with the performers and have a blast at this interactive, multimedia music performance, More info
• Grateful Dead Night Featuring Dead Tape @ Europa (98-104 Meserole Ave.) 8pm, $10, Buy Tix ♫ Secret Band / Lodro / Darlings / EULA / Ric Leichtung @ Shea Stadium (20 Meadow St) 8pm, $10
SATURDAY 6/1 • 119 Underground @ Jewel St Paradise (119 Jewel St, BSMT) 12-6pm, “a new way to shop local,” ceramics, paper goods, refreshments & performances – all in a Brooklyn basement, RSVP * Brooklyn Arbor Playground Festival @ PS414 (325 South 3rd St) 12-4pm, $10, Free for kids under 12, a family music, craft, and food festival on the school playground, obstacle course, face painting, breakdancing, story time, dance performances, arts & crafts, kids dance party, food by Urban Rustic, Allswell, Il Passatore, Van Leeuwen, Papabubble, Buy Tix ♦ Punk Your Way Shop @ Dobbin Project Space (50 Dobbin St) 12:30-6pm, Cost: 5 Brooklyn Torches, Hack using Punk’s Code and get paid for it. Hacking Couture will open a pop-up atelier during the Brooklyn Torch Trade Store. Hack your fashion, Thru Sunday, More info ♫ The Call Up @ Boulevard Tavern (579 Meeker Ave) 9pm, Free, Reggae, Soul & Punk, all vinyl spun by DJ’s Sandinista and Tiny Gem, $5 all YOU can eat BBQ, RSVP ♫ Grass is Green / Ovlov / Appomattox / Miniboone @ Big Snow (89 Varet St) 8pm, $7
SUNDAY 6/2 ♥ Sunday Supper # 6 : SALO A Filipino Feast @ Domestic Construction (218 India St) 7-9pm, $45, Prepared by Yana Guilbuena, Menu: Seaweed Salad, Deep Fried P ork Rinds, Grilled Stuffed Squid, Garlic Fried Rice, Banana and Jackfruit Spring Rolls, Brooklyn Gin Cocktail, Reserve Supper ☺ Run From The Police Comedy @ Muchmore’s (2 Havemeyer St) 8:30-11pm, FREE, a mix of the best professional and amateur comedians performing today, beer,wine, soju and espresso, also laundry rooms in the back if you feel like getting your Sunday laundry done with a comedy backdrop,
MONDAY 6/3 • Public Speaking Workshop @ Dobbbin Project Space (50-52 Dobbin St) 7-10pm, $45, 3-hour workshop, participants will get expert coaching and feedback on ways to strengthen their presentation skills, from techniques to calm frayed nerves to exercises designed to build confidence and improve focus, More info
TUESDAY 6/4 ♥ Things That I Have To Tell You Right Now (and other tales) @ Cafe Royal (195 Nassau Ave) 7-9pm, FREE, read, sing, show, and tell us anything you want under 10 minutes, participation optional, More info
* Greenpointers’ Pick
♥ Pheremones likely
♦ Art Event
☺ Comedy Event
# Foodie Event
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WEDNESDAY 12/12 ♥ Craft Fair @ Lodge (318 Grand St) 6-10pm, drink specials, Rockaways raffle, handmade crafts ♥ Sandy Relief Concert & Prayer, Love & Thank You from Japan @ West Park Presbyterian Church (165 W 86th St, NYC) 8pm, FREE, door donations donated to sandy relief, popular American and Japanese songs and prayers, RSVP ♫ Wild Yaks / Love as Laughter / Jonathan Toubin / Frankie Rose / TEEN / Thanksgiving Brown @ Union Pool (484 Union Ave) 7pm ♫ Heliotropes / Dead Stars / Lazyeyes / Quiet Loudly @ Muchmore’s (2 Havemeyer St) 8pm, FREE
THURSDAY 12/13 * Grand Street Holiday Window Display Competition @ Grand St (betw. Union & Bushwick Ave.) 6-8:30pm, Local high school art students design window displays for 8 businesses, free food and drinks, Santa and Carolers, a Holiday Scavenger Hunt, More info • Withering Frost Holiday Spectacular @ Store on Graham Ave (betw. Withers & Frost) 6-8pm, Treehouse, Moves Brooklyn, Tiger Blanket Records, and more local businesses will be serving up drinks, live music, specials and good cheer! ♦ The Rabbis Art Show @ The Yard (33 Nassau Ave) 6-8pm, series of solo exhibitions of nearly 40 portraits of Rabbis by Joy Mahana. ♫ Ancient Sky / Bubbly Mommy Gun @ Union Pool (484 Union Ave) 9pm, $8
FRIDAY 12/14 ♥ Resonate & Rebuild @ Reverse Space (28 Frost St) 7-11pm, a silent art auction and exhibition, RSVP ♦ Crystal Garden Opening Reception @ the one well (165 Greenpoint Ave) 7-10pm, Marni Gellman transforms the front window into a crystal garden, the audience is led deep inside the crystal structures via abstract photos lining the walls, RSVP ♦ No Moss Group Art Show @ Ba’sik (323 Graham Ave) 7pm, RSVP
SATURDAY 12/15 ♥ Holiday Open House @ Word (126 Franklin St) 10am-9pm, staff on hand help you find the right books and gifts, a donuts-and-hot chocolate station, and some guest authors to help wrap. All tips for wrapping will be donated to the Greenpoint Food Pantry. • Williamsburg Fashion Weekend Holyday Market @ Bird River Studios (343 Grand St) 11am-7pm • Holiday Craft Fair @ 3rd Ward (195 Morgan Ave) noon-6pm * Underground Holiday Fair @ 119 Jewel St, noon, original and unique work by local artists, designers and artisans, RSVP ♫ Winter Wonderland Romp @ Littlefield (622 Degraw St) 8pm-1am, jazz by The Hot Sardine, burlesque performers, holiday punch drink special, Winterland photo booth, LIMITED TIME: TIX ONLY $10, RSVP ♫ OÍDO: An Experiment in Sound & Sculpture @ Saint Peter & Paul Theatre (288 Berry St) 6:30pm, $6:30pm, Fundraiser for Williamsburg’s PS 84 Rooftop Hydroponic Greenhouse Classroom, a unique collaboration between Tunde Adebimpe (TV on the Radio) and sculptor/light artist Ivan Navarro, Buy Tix ♫ Cool Serbia / Daytona / Summer Saints @ Danny Screams Studios (220 Leonard St) 8:30pm, $7
SUNDAY 12/16 • Sacred Object Holiday Bazaar @ Maha Rose (97 Green street g3) noon-6pm, all hand made, all magic, all love ♦ Degenerate Craft Fair @ The Dumbo Loft (155 Water St) noon-6pm, an anti-art fair featuring over 50 artists & designers, most under $50, RSVP ♦ Gift-A-Ganza Spend-A-Drink-A-Thon! @ The Mark Bar (1025 Manhattan Ave) noon-8pm, regulars will be their selling crafts, gifts & affordable art, RSVP ♦ Brooklyn Surf Flea @ Picture Farm (338 Wythe Ave) 2-8pm, 20+ local businesses selling surf gear and art, donating 10% of sales to Sandy relief efforts, beverages, festive music, & surf films.
* Greenpointers’ Pick ♫ Music ♥ SANDY BENEFIT ♦ Art Event
CMJ is in full swing and recommended shows are highlighted in plum.
WEDNESDAY 10/17 ♥ Pumpkin Carving Party @ Huckleberry Bar (588 Grand St) 6pm, cheap cocktails and beer • Oktoberfest Open Bar @ One Stop Beer Shop (134 Kingsland Ave) 8-9pm, Over 100 beers! ♫ Gunfight! / Backwords / Quiet Loudly / Indian Rebound / Sharkmuffin @ Muchmore’s (2 Havemeyer St) 8pm, RSVP ♫ Dead Leaf Echo / Andre Obin / Some Ember / Rarechild / Treasure Teeth @ Tandem (236 Troutman St) 8pm, $5, RSVP ♫ Chains of Love / Heliotropes / Papercranes / Aact Rrasier / The Analog Girl / Young Girls @ The Knitting Factory (361 Metropolitan Ave) 8pm, $10
THURSDAY 10/18 ♫ Ava Luna / Fergus & Geronimo / Royal Canoe / Murals / Starlight Girls / Sinkane / Chains of Love / Spanish Prisoners @ Ran Tea House (269 Kent Ave) 3pm, RSVP ♫ Body Language / Opossom / Devin / Donora / Echo-Friendly / Night Panther @ Matchless (557 Manhattan Ave) 8pm, FREE
FRIDAY 10/19 ♫ Valleys / Beach Day / Bleeding Rainbow / Eternal Summers / Zambri / Moon King / Roommates @ Cameo Gallery (93 No. 6th St) Noon, Free, Beer Specials, RSVP ♦ Exhibit B @ Calico (67 West St, #206) 7-9pm, the second of two inaugural group art shows, More info ♦ Bring Your Own Beamer @ The Autumn Bowl (67 West St) 8pm, NBNY invites anyone to bring a projector and playback device (laptop, media player, DVD player) and project on any and all surfaces, creating a collaborative tapestry of overlapping moving imagery. Electricity provided. $5 before 10pm, $10 after 10pm, Free with Beamer ♫ Unstoppable Death Machines / ZZZ’s / Ben Robey / Netherlands @ Big Snow (89 Varet St) 8pm, $5 ♫ Terekke / Anthony Naples / Aquarian / Nooka Jones / Evan Michael / Judge Wise / T’Angelo @ 70 No. 6th St Loft, 10pm, $5
SATURDAY 10/20 • Fall Festival @ East River State Park (No. 8th & Kent St) 10am-3pm, Pumpkins, music, food and family activities. • Mulchtoberfest @ Newtown Creek Nature Walk (Paige & Provost) noon-4pm, Join Newtown Creek Alliance to tuck the Nature Walk in for the winter by mulching and feeding all of the planting beds. ♫ The Suzan / ZZZ’s / Trabajo / 1200 Trees / Unkle Yva Punkfaggot @ Free Candy (905 Atlantic Ave, Bed-Stuy) Noon, Free ♫ Greenpointers / Super Crush Studios / Carabella Presents CMJ Showcase @ Matchless (557 Manhattan Ave) 3pm, $7, Spanish Prisoners / Neighbors / Ra Ra Rasputin / Young Heel / Il Abanico, RSVP * 3rd Annual Pumpkin Carving Contest @ Crest Hardware (558 Metropolitan Ave) 7-11pm, Free, $5 to compete, pumpkins must be carved upon arrival, More info ♦ The New Brutalists @ Parallel Art Space (17-17 Troutman Street #220, Ridgewood) 6-9pm, an exhibition featuring artwork by Samuel T. Adams, Guy Nelson, Leah Raintree, and Frank Zadlo, More info ♫ Sinkane / Slowdance / We Can’t Enjoy Ourselves / Weeknight @ Union Pool (484 Union Ave) 8pm, $8 ♫ Blonde Summer / The Outside / Dune Rats / Suburban Living / Cool Serbia @ Trash Bar (256 Grand St) 8pm, $8
SUNDAY 10/21 * Gunk Under Greenpoint Bike Ride @ Nag Office (110 Kent Ave) 2-5:30pm, tour industrial North Brooklyn and learn about “black mayonnaise” and other nastiness that lurks beneath the surface, discuss the future of this rapidly developing neighborhood. ♥ Apple Pie Contest @ Enid’s (560 Manhattan Ave) 5pm, More info ♥ 3rd Annual Mac-Off @ Huckleberry Bar (588 Grand St) 5pm, Free to compete, $15 at door, $10 in advance ♫ Unstoppable Death Machines / Juggernaut / Cinema Cinema / Bambara / Hounds Basket / The Benjees / Osekre & The Lucky Bastards / The Brooklyn What / Ravenous / Inky Jack / Going Green @ Rock Bottom (175 Stockholm) 5pm, $5
MONDAY 10/22 * Yummy Eats Presidential Debate Dinner @ TBD (222 Franklin St) 8pm, Korean Menu, RSVP
TUESDAY 10/23 ♦ Watercolor on Prepared Paper Workshop @ Arts@Renaissance (2 Kingsland Ave) 6:30-9:30pm, experiment with watercolor while being able to get the white of the paper back by simply wiping it away, all levels.
WEDNESDAY 10/24 • Open House @ Awakening NY (607 Manhattan Ave) 2-8pm, Explore Free movement classes, personal consultations and massages while eating complimentary, mouth-watering, healthy and organic snacks.
* Greenpointers’ Pick
♥ Pheremones Likely
♦ Art Event