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Awkwafina, Lucha Lubre, IlluminArias – What’s Happening, Greenpoint? (5/06–5/12)

4672d9a161e08320e88e1669e9e5adba(sponsored) Dina Gadia: Non Mint Copy Opening Reception
Owen James Gallery, 61 Greenpoint Ave, Suite 315
May 8th, 6pm, FREE
Dina Gadia is a mixed-media artist who subverts the artifice often found in the commercial and popular culture influences in her native Philippines. Through her reuse of vintage material, Gadia reveals the inherent antagonism and prejudices applied to elements of taste, cultural imperialism, sexuality, and nationalism. More info

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520453-250WEDNESDAY 5/06
* Bullshit Olympics @ Videology (308 Bedford Ave) 7pm, FREE, A safe space where artists and performers gather to celebrate the pretentious highlights of their artistic and intellectual pasts, More info
^ Outer Space Is Infinite and Empty and So Am I @ Mellow Pages Library (56 Bogart St) 7pm, FREE, Readings from John Mortara / Sarah Jean Grimm / Anna Meister / Sabra Embury / Hannah Lilith Assadi / Bud Smit, RSVP
* Lucha Lubre @ Don Pedro’s (90 Manhattan Ave) 8pm, $10, The world’s only lube-based Lucha Libre wrestling federation, More info

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Chili Cook-Off, Fondue Party, Dance Parties, Idiotarod and Bushwick Open Studios:What’s Happening Greenpoint (1/23-1/30)

“What good is the warmth of summer, without the cold of winter to give it sweetness.”
― John Steinbeck, Travels with Charley: In Search of America

We know it is cold out there but layer up and embrace winter, you will be complaining about how hot it is before you know it!

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WEDNESDAY 1/23
• Heavy Metal Laser Plane Comedy Show @ Legion Bar (790 Metropolitan Ave.) 7-9pm, “Th
is lineup must have the flu (not really) because it’s totes fuckin SICK!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!” More info
Wands/ZenaRd./SpanishWaves/BrickFactory @The Grand Victory (245 Grand St) 8pm $8 RSVP

THURSDAY 1/24
• Greenpoint Chamber of Commerce Mixer @ Citi Storage (5 No. 11th St) 6:30-8:30pm
• Wild Yaks / Unstoppable Death Machines / Habibi / Violent Bullshit / Ken Southrock / DJ Dirtyfinger @ 285 Kent, 8pm, $10
Snowmine/Faye/Dalton @Glasslands (289 Kent) 8:30pm $10 RSVP

FRIDAY 1/25
• The Shivers / The Sparrow / Scott Rudd / Paloma Gil @ Greenpoint Reformed Church (136 Milton St) 7:30-11pm, A night of beautiful, heartfelt, spiritually inspired music to celebrated Keith Zarriello’s (The Shiver’s) new solo project, Moon Casale
Brooklyn Art Show @NoBar BKNY (608 Nostrand Ave) 7-11pm, An all-star night of Art, Booze & Live Painting, featured artists: Jaded Vandeusen, Aric Calfee, Billy Roids and Trice.  
Pluto Party: N.Y. Edition @Present Company (29 Wythe Ave) 9pm FREE, The Pluto party is a roving dance party emphasizing on the best vintage and contemporary dance music and a hand crafted, mind-expanding visual environment. RSVP
AWKWAFINA hosts the best dance party EVER @ The Flat (308 Hooper St) 11pm, A night of a pure madness by DJ KDS of East Village Radio, feat. Christian Coleman and special appearance by LYONS. RSVP and Video

SATURDAY 1/26
• Idiotarod @ All Over Brooklyn, Noon, The IDIOTAROD is the urban version of the Alaskan Iditarod dogsled race – but instead of dogs, it’s people, instead of sleds, it’s shopping carts, and instead of the frozen Alaskan tundra, it’s frozen NYC, More info
• Après Ski Fondue Party @ Diamond Bar (43 Franklin St) 7pm, Duck Buddies / Plate Tectonics (Brew n’ Chew & Chili Cook-off Winners / Sunday Supper #1) serving up their best fondue.
• The G’it Down @ Huckleberry Bar (588 Grand St) 10pm, DJs AKAAP! & Young Rios, cheap drinks, Disco, Funk, Boogie, Hip-Hop, Rap, RSVP

SUNDAY 1/27
• P.F.C John P Czachor VFW Post 5806 Junior Girls Unit Bake Sale @ 181 Grand St, 10am-3pm, Raising Money to go on their “big trip”
• Chili Cook-Off @ The Habitat (988 Manhattan Ave) 5:30-11:30pm, $5, Judge 10 Chili Competitors plus raffle prizes

MONDAY 1/28
• Open General Public Meeting Bushwick Open Studios @ Bat Haus Coworking Space (279 Starr St) 7-9pm, RSVP
•Dicks Open Mic @ The Creek and The Cave (10-93 Jackson Ave, LIC), Lottery of 10 comics doing 5 mins a piece.  Interested in performing email dicksmondaymic (at)gmail.com

TUESDAY 1/29
• Waterproof Towel Comedy Show @ Warsaw (261 Driggs Ave) 8:30-10pm, a new stand-up comedy show in Greenpoint hosted by Charlie Kasov and Susumu Kamijo, headliner will be the Reformed Whores, a two-woman musical comedy act.

WEDNESDAY 1/30
Karlie Bruce/My Midnight Heart @ Manhattan Inn (632 Manhattan Ave) 10pm
FREE, Australian folk-rock singer Karlie Bruce is one of the many voices behind 17-piece Brooklyn disco project Escort. More Info
Super Crush Studio Present: The New___Sounds @ Bossa Nova Civic Club (1271 Myrtle Ave) 10pm-3am FREE, Presenting a night of music selected by new and up-and-coming artists. RSVP

 

* Greenpointers’ Pick
♫ Music
♥ Pheremones likely
♦ Art Event

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