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Puppets, Britpop and Hulk Hogan – What’s Happening Greenpoint? (8/14-8/20)

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WEDNESDAY 8/14
♥ The Neverending Story @ McCarren Park (Bedford & No. 12th) 6pm, FREE, Last SummerScreen of the season! Screening begins 8pm, Music by Aa (aka Big A Little A) / Ratking / Amen Dunes / Chota Madre. Need a reminder of how cool this movie is? Flash back to your childhood with this epic trailer.
•  Eating Your Feelings @ Word (126 Franklin St.) 7-8pm, FREE, Essayist, Mark Rosenberg, hosts real talk about body image in honor of his new collection, Eating My Feelings, covering his adventures from childhood fat camp to personal trainer flirtations. RSVP
•  Midweek Mayhem @ Boulevard Tavern (579 Meeker) 9pm-midnight, FREE, get over the hump with $6 cocktails.
•  Wetsuit @ Daddy’s (437 Graham Ave.) 10pm, FREE, Summer night party with DJ’s Paul and Jesse, RSVP   

THURSDAY 8/15
♦ Puppet Parade and Pageant @ McGolrick Park, 3:30-5pm, FREE, Join kid Greenpointers, as they parade their handmade puppets and masks through the neighborhood to McGolrick Park, culminating in an original performace about the story of Newton Creek, More Info
•  Sample Sale @ Swords-Smith (98 S. 4th St.) 4-9pm, FREE (through 8/18), Featuring clothes and jewelry from In God We Trust and other designers, with Brooklyn Brewery Beer and Thorny Rose wine, RSVP
Kid Dynamite / Joyce Manor / Red Hare / Swearin’ @ House of Vans (25 Franklin St.), 6pm, FREE with RSVP
♫ Potion Presents: MAD CHEMISTRY @ The West (397 Union Ave.) 7-10:30pm, FREE, Featuring acoustic performances by Cody Swanson / Andrew Sellers / Workman Song
•  Chicken Premiere @ Bow Tie Cinemas a.k.a. Clearview Chelsea (260 West 23rd St.) 7pm, FREE, screening and after-party for a dark comedy about a Thai delivery man, shot in Greenpoint, Watch the teaser, More Info
☺ The Cause B Show: LIGHT IT UP @ Over the Eight (594 Union Ave.) 8:30pm, FREE (+ free beer with donation!), Stand-up comedy show to benefit Students for Sensible Drug Policy, an organization that empowers youth to become politically active in the fight against Drug War policies, RSVP

FRIDAY 8/16
Williamsburg Loves Dumont @ Union Pool (484 Union Ave.) 6pm-midnight, Fundraiser to support the family of Dumont owner, Colin Devlin, whose tragic death was strongly felt in the local community. Raffles, Tacos and performances by American Darlings / Dead Stars / Eastern Hollows
SATURDAY 8/17
♫ Out in the Streets Festival @ Onderdonk House (1820 Flushing Ave, Ridgewood) thru Sunday (8/18) 1pm, $20 Saturday/$12 Sunday, set in the backyard of a historic Ridgewood home this weekend fest will feature 2 days of indie bands, installation art, pop-up shops, and food trucks, OPEN BAR both days from 2-3pm, RSVP
♫ Sleepies / EULA / Big Ups / Shark? / Low Fat Getting High @ 
Rippers @ (Rockaway Beach 86) 6pm, Free (Suggested donations go to Restore Rockaway)
♦ The Crest Hardware Art Show Closing Reception @ Crest Hardware (558 Metropolitan Ave.) 6-10pm, FREE, Celebrate the closing of Crest’s annual group show, with work from 150 artists, RSVP   
♫ Britpop with The Common People @ TBD Brooklyn (24 Franklin St) 8pm, FREE, Nostalgic for 90′s indie faves like Oasis, Blur, and The Smiths? Dance the night away and pretend the year 2000 never happened.

SUNDAY 8/18
• Williamsburg Fashion Weekend Summer Party @ Secret Project Robot (389 Melrose St.) 2pm-1am, FREE, Celebrate Runway Passport‘s first online boutique with a fashion show, featuring the work of independent designers, drinks, and shopping, RSVP  Salo Tatlo @ The Mothership (252 Green St.) 6-10pm, $45, Enjoy a multi-course meal in a rooftop setting, featuring regional Philippino street food and grill fare from Greenpointers contributor and chef extraordinaire, Yana Gilbuena, RSVP, BUY TIX
♫ The Piggies / Threats / Hard Nips
@ The Grand Victory (245 Grand St.), 8pm, FREE, featuring a backyard BBQ with cheap plates!

MONDAY 8/19
♦ Potion Collective Open Mic Night @ Brooklyn Fire Proof (119 Ingraham St.) 7:30-11:30pm, FREE, Artists of all mediums welcome! To enter, email potioncollective [at] gmail.com.
* Meeting on Crime @ Church of the Ascension (127 Kent St.) 6:30pm, FREE, Join the Greenpoint Neighrborhood Watch to discuss the recent spike in neighborhood crime with local police officers.
TUESDAY 8/20
• WORD’s  At the Waterfront with Atlas Review, Electric Literature, and Emily Books @ WORD (126 Franklin St) 7-8pm, FREE, Enjoy an evening of summer readings by Matt Donjny, Alex Morris, Helen Phillips, and Montana Ray, RSVP
Good Vibrations Salon Series @ Java Studio Gallery (252 Java St, Suite 308) 7-10pm, FREE, 4th installment of the salon series built around Good Vibrations, a project that merges science and the sublime by artist, David Melrose, this week’s theme is Worship of the Sun (it’s all solar)
Bad Movie Brooklyn Presents Suburban Commando @ Berry Park (4 Berry St.) 8pm, FREE, watch Hulk Hogan play intergalactic warrior, Shep Rampsey, who crashes on Earth and must learn to blend in, while avoiding deadly bounty hunters (this is a very serious art film, which you must watch un-ironically)

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Hard Art, Frack Attack, Swamp Donkeys, Make Music New York, Flash Choir, Summer Solstice, Lu’au: What’s Happening Greenpoint? (6/19 – 6/25)

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WEDNESDAY 6/19
♫ Hard Art, DC 1979 @ Word (126 Franklin St) 7-8pm, Photographer Lucian Perkins and musician/writer Alec MacKaye present chronicle the rise of punk scene DC, moderated by Jason Diamond of Vol. 1 Brooklyn
♫ WKC / Dead Night / Early Spring / Hemlock Shaw @ Muchmore’s (2 Havemeyer St) 8pm, $7
♫ Song Preservation Society @ Knitting Factory (361 Metropolitan Ave) 8pm, $10
♫ Beach Day / Hellbirds / Butter The Children / Hippy @ Glasslands Gallery (289 Kent Ave) 8:30pm, $10
♥ Circus of Dreams @ Bizarre Bushwick (12 Jefferson St) 9-11pm, a show that happens in the ecstasy of Limbo, the little in between place where circus freak meets beautiful body poet meets performance art meets dancer, interactive, possibly disgusting, possibly sexy, RSVP
♫ Cold Cave / Boyd Rice @ Saint Vitus (1120 Manhattan Ave) Midnight, $15

THURSDAY 6/20
☺ The Cause B Show: Frack Attack @ Over the Eight (594 Union Ave) 9pm, $10, a stand-up comedy show to benefit Riverkeeper, NY’s clean water advocate, RSVP
♫ The Swamp Donkeys @ The Exley (1 Jackson St) 8-11pm, FREE, Asswhippin’ Live New Orleans Jazz, $8 Aged Sazerac Cocktails
♫ The Can’t Tells / Hospital Ships / Slow Warm Death @ Big Snow (89 Varet St) 8pm

FRIDAY 6/21
♫ Silent Barn & Warper Block Party (Stanwix & Jefferson) 11am-6pm, FREE, Performances by Storyboard P / Run DMT / Hair Jail / Uumans / Amaru Cloud / Ashcan Orchestra & more
♫ Make Music New York @ All Over Greenpoint – Milk & Roses, McGolrick Park, Newtown Nature Walk, Kinfolk Studios, Cato’s Army Navy, American Playground – Life Free Music Festival – All Day, Greenpoint Shows On Our Calendar, More info
♫ Voice Activated: New Music Flash Choir @ Newtown Creek Nature Walk (Paidge Ave near Provost) 4-6pm, Creative singers take over for a late afternoon event of unamplified site-specific vocal music, RSVP
♫ Summer Solstice Benefit Concert @ North Brooklyn Boat Club (437 McGuinness Blvd @ Ash) 6:30pm, $5, All Ages, Performing: Fetzig / Sasha Dobson / Taluna / Radicators / Daredevils of the Red Circle

SATURDAY 6/22
• Renegade Craft Fair @ East River State Park (90 Kent Ave) 11am-7pm, 300+ modern makers, workshops, installations, and food, RSVP
♫ Summer Thunder w/ Jonny Fritz / Wild Yaks @ Union Pool (484 Union Ave) 2pm, FREE
♦ …all different: for I do, I suppose, partake of multitude @ Interstate Projects (66 Knickerbocker Ave) 7:30pm, FREE, a performance by Kevin Beasley, Curated by Cleopatra’s
♫ Handjob Academy Fundraiser & Bake Sale @ 49 Wyckoff Ave, 9pm, $7, free with Kickstarter donation, Performance by Clint Michigan, Ratchet By Nature, Jams Dean, Zebra Baby, Hand Job Academy, DJ set by Good Goose, RSVP
♫ The Numerators / The Eeries / Trash Tide @ Don Pedro’s (90 Manhattan Ave.) 9:30pm, $6, Brooklyn Burros’ Food!

SUNDAY 6/23
• Sunday Beast @ Bushwick Inlet Park (Kent Betw. No. 9th & 12th) 9am, Pay What You Wish, High intensity interval training that would make the honey badger proud, RSVP
• Renegade Craft Fair @ East River State Park (90 Kent Ave) 11am-7pm, 300+ modern makers, workshops, installations, and food, RSVP
# Sustainable Seafood Fest Fundraiser @ TBD (224 Franklin St) noon-4pm, Learn how to shuck and oyster & steam a lobster, Lobster Rolls $16, 1/2 dozen oysters $8, Ceviche $7, proceeds for Greenpoint Fish & Lobster Co. – opening Fall ’13
# Founder’s Farewell Lu’au @ City Reliquary (370 Metropolitan Ave) 6-10pm, $35, founder Dave Herman is saying goodbye to the Big Apple and hello to Hawaii’s Big Island, roast pig, hula dancers, live music, DJ Stasher, local brews and bourbon, surprises
♫ Bring Back the Music Benefit @ Brooklyn Bowl (61 Wythe Ave.) 6-9pm, $10 adults, $5 kids, fundraiser for IS318 After School Program, Stephen Levin and Joe Lentol will be performing

MONDAY 6/24
♫ Live Footage @ Manhattan Inn (632 Manhattan Ave) 10pm, FREE

TUESDAY 6/25
♫ Vinyl Tuesdays @ Adelina’s (159 Greenpoint Ave) 7:30-11pm, each week features different genres vinyl records played by vinyl aficionados, More info

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♫ Music
♥ Pheremones likely
♦ Art Event
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Hungry March Band, Bushwick Open Studios, THE DRUMS!, Punk Your Way Shop, Run From The Police, What’s Happening? (5/29-6/4)

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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 ♦♦♦

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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
♫ Music
♥ Pheremones likely
♦ Art Event
☺ Comedy Event
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Twin Sister, Greenpoint Gallery Night, Earth Day Festival, Collateral Glamage, Public Paddling: What’s Happening Greenpoint? (5/8-5/14)

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WEDNESDAY 5/8
Let’s Build A Garden For Greenpoint @ Diamond Bar (43 Franklin St) 7-10pm, FREE, Join the 61 Franklin St Garden for a fundraiser to build a community garden, bring donations  - including tools, 20% of the bar sales donated, RSVP
♫ YVLTRS / Black Salad / Del Guapo @ Big Snow (89 Varet St) 8pm, $7, RSVP 

THURSDAY 5/9

Brooklyn Brewery Night @ Barcade (388 Union Ave) Starting at 4pm, Celebrate Brooklyn Brewery’s 25th Birthday with a very special tap lineup, RSVP
♦ Q and Y: A Brief Comedy About Death
@ Silent Barn (603 Bushwick Ave) 8pm, $8, Play written and directed by Theresa Buchheister, after/during the show you can drink, get haircuts, buy records, look at art, hang out in the garden, make out in the corner!RSVP
♫ Height / Eze Jackson / Handjob Academy / Zebra Baby @ Death by Audio (49 S.2nd St) 8pm, $7, More Info

FRIDAY 5/10

♦ Greenpoint Gallery Night @Various Galleries, 6-9pm, FREE, As art fairs bustle away at opposite ends of the East River, over a dozen galleries open their doors, After party 9pm at Coco 66RSVP, download map HERE
♦ Portals: A Series @ The One Well (165 Greenpoint Ave), 7-10pm, FREE, The One Well & HollyBear present a collection of mixed media works for your viewing pleasure, More Info
An Evening of Music & Comedy @ Death by Audio (49 S.2nd St) 8pm, $10, Comedians Chris Gethard & Dave Hill, music by Shellshag / Swearin’ / Black Wine, RSVP
♫ Heaven / Tennis System / Nightmare Air / Dead Leaf Echo @ Union Pool (484 Union) 8pm, $8, RSVP

SATURDAY 5/11

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Greenpoint Earth Day 2013 Festival
@ McCarren Park (766 Lorimer St) 11am-5pm, FREE, Recycle your electronic waste, eco-friendly and educational displays, health & wellness tips & demos, arts & crafts, children’s activities, live music, More Info
• Vegan Shop Up @ Pine Box Rock Shop (12 Grattan St) Noon-6pm, FREE, Vegan Shop-Up is NYC’s only all vegan pop-up market featuring the best small businesses around, More Info
• Public Walk Up Paddling @ Broadway Stages Boatyard (49 Ash St) Noon-4:30pm, FREE, Short Canoe & Kayak paddles in Creek, More Info
♦ 2013 Arts Happening Series: A Guest In The Cavern @ Northside Town Hall (132 Wythe Ave) 6-10pm, FREE, A multi-media installation by Jesse Gelaznik, featuring video art by Rachel Blackwell, Dirty Churches will perform Music for Mirrors, RSVP
• 5 Boros Basketball Fundraiser @American Legion 1771 (519 Leonard St) 7-11pm, $30, Great food, Live entertainment and dancing plus raffles! More Info
♫ Twin Sister / Empress Of / RElyse @ Silent Barn (603 Bushwick Ave) 8pm, $10,
RSVP
♫ Charlie Nieland / Oh Halo / Hard Plastic Buttons @ Bar Matchless (577 Manhattan Ave) 8pm, $8, RSVP
♥ Collateral Glamage @ Legion (790 Metropolitan) 9-4am, FREE, favorite local bands and dj’s for this monthly all night dance party, rock and roll, cheap drinks! RSVP

 SUNDAY 5/12
• Roots 66 @ Coco66 (66 Greenpoint Ave) 4-11pm, DJs Autovac & Subtexture will be spinning Roots, Rockers and Rocksteady, happy hour until 8pm, RSVP
• Greenpointers Terrarium Class with Claire @ Diamond Bar (43 Franklin St) 5-7pm, $50, all supplies are provided to make a gorgeous terrarium to take home, plus a Sly Fox beer! Buy Tix
Marissa Nadler/Guy Blakeslee/Jozef van Wissem @Saint Vitus (1120 Manhattan Ave) 8pm, $12, RSVP

MONDAY 5/13

Bad Movie Brooklyn presents They Live
@ Berry Park (4 Berry St) 8pm, FREE, a fun, totally kickass John Carpenter flick packed with social commentary that’s just as relevant today as it was in 1988, RSVP
Broken Comedy @ Bar Matchless (577 Manhattan Ave) 8:30pm, FREE, Tevor Noah / George Gordon / Danny Kallas / Rob O’Reilly, More Info

TUESDAY 5/14
* Bootleg Cinema – The Great Silence w/live set by Morricone Youth @ Brooklyn Rod & Gun (59 Kent Ave) 8pm, One of the best and most unusual spaghetti Westerns ever made accompanied by a live musical performance, RSVP

*  Greenpointers’ Pick
♫ Music
♥  Pheremones likely
♦  Art Event
☺ Comedy Event
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The Other Kind, We Hug Wood, Naked City, Brunchtacular,Vintage Crawl: What’s Happening Greenpoint? (4/24-4/30)

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WEDNESDAY 4/24

Big Terrific Comedy Show @ Cameo Gallery (93 No. 6th St) 8pm, FREE, Roger Hailes/Kate Berlant/Shelby Fero and Melinda Hill, More Info
♥ Planned Parenthood Dance Party @ Public Assembly (70 N.6th St) 9pm, $10, Shake your booty and raise some money for Planned Parenthood of New York City, 100 % donated, RSVP
 Sky White Tiger @ Manhattan Inn (632 Manhattan Ave.) 10pm

THURSDAY 4/25

• Midwest Beer Night @ Barcade (388 Union Ave) Starting at 4pm, Celebrate the brewing process of the majestic Midwest, RSVP
• Victory Brewing Night @Brouwerij Lane (78 Greenpoint Ave) 6-10pm, Welcome the great Victory Brewing Company, includes a few special Craft Brewer’s Conference beers, More Info
# Yummy Eats Mexican @ Diamond Bar (43 Franklin St) 7pm, $8-10 Ala Cart, See Menu
• Repo Man @Videology (308 Bedford Ave) 8:30pm, FREE, Screen a quintessential 80s cult film, Brooklyn Vegan’s Bill Pearis hosts, drink specials, trivia, giveaways, RSVP
♫ Ice Choir / Eraas / Heavenly Beat / Tempers / Horoscope @285 Kent Ave, 8pm, $10, More Info

FRIDAY 4/26 (ARBOR DAY!)

♦ The Other Kind @ Pierogi Gallery (177 No. 9th St) Opening Reception 7-9pm, FREE, Artist Tony Fitzpatrick crafts relatively small works to hold a world of information, More Info
• Don’t Have Red in Sight @ Janet Kurnatowsky Gallery (205 Norman Ave) Opening Reception 7-9pm, new paintings by James Biederman
Abemixture: We Hug Wood @Legion Bar (790 Metropolitan Ave) 7:30-9:30pm, FREE, In celebration of Arbor Day & National Hugging Day embrace the comedy of Sara Roan/Erin Lennox/Matt Ruby/Ross Hyzer/Mollie Roth/Corey Reppond and Chris Gardner, RSVP
♫ Weekend/Slander/Napoleon/Lodro @ Shea Stadium (20 Meadow St)8pm, RSVP
• Fake French Presents: Clinical Trials / Claire’s Diary / Boy Toy / Big Quiet @ Silent Barn (603 Bushwick Ave) 8pm, RSVP
♥ Naked City w/Andy Pry + Keith Edward @ Over The Eight (594 Union Ave) 10pm-4am, FREE, Celebrate the opening of Over the Eight, dance, drink and be merry, RSVP

SATURDAY 4/27

*2013 Brooklyn Skillshare @ Gowanus Ballroom (55 9th St, Gowanus) 9:30am-10pm, $10 (suggested donation), sample clasess: Japanese Bookbinding / Make Your Own Ricotta / 596 Acres: How to Reclaim Vacant Public Land / Intro to Juggling / Bike Mechanics 101! RSVP
#Brunchtacular @ T.B.D (224 Franklin St) Noon-3pm, $30, 10 restaurants sample dishes, vote on who serves the best brunch in Brooklyn, unlimited mimosas, supports Greenpoint Reformed Church Food Pantry! More Info
Brooklyn Vintage Crawl +After PArty 
@Various locations, Noon-8pm, A Shop and Bar Hop through Williamsburg & Greenpoint More Info
 If These Trees Could Talk / Signal Hill / No Grave Like The Sea @ Public Assembly (70 No. 6th St) 8pm, $10, RSVP
♫ The Hairs / Olson / Rydholm / and Forester / Pale Lights / Sapphire Mansions / Calico Cat @ Muchmore’s (2 Havemeyer St) 8pm

SUNDAY  4/28

• Zaarly Bazaar @(50 No. 3rd St) 3pm, free foods, drinks, and $20 credit to use towards purchases with your favorite amazing storefront owners on Zaarly, More Info
• Cooperative Economic Exchange: Game Day @ NUTUREart (56 Bogart St) 3-6pm, Join The Brooklyn Torch and TimeBanksNYC for an afternoon of play exploring cooperative exchange, RSVP
• Greenpoint Pre-Apocalyptic Theatre Festival Preview Party @ Saint Vitus (1120 Manhattan Ave) 8pm-12am, FREE Start the night with an ace pair of subway troubadours and fall forward into a sea of performances by brilliant local artists, More Info

TUESDAY 4/30

The Masters of Social Gastronomy Meet Their Sweet Tooth @ Public Assembly (70 N6th St) 7pm, FREE, Brooklyn’s had a long relationship with sugar, from Domino Sugar Factory to the Navy Yard’s love child Sweet n’ Low, RSVP

*  Greenpointers’ Pick
♫ Music
♥  Pheremones likely
♦  Art Event
☺ Comedy Event
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Nomadic Sojourns, Heliotropes, Earth Day, Cashing Out, Save Beer, Ghost Bike Ride, Girl Scout Cookies : What’s Happening Greenpoint? (4/17-4/23)

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WEDNESDAY 4/17
 And The Witch / Heliotropes @ Europa (98 Meserole Ave) 8pm, $12, Heliotropes is back to BK after a cross country tour! More Info
 Rama / Special Guest / Teams / Sleep Over / Splash @285 Kent, 8pm, $12, This show will be filmed for an Intrepid Fox Production, so dress for the big screen! RSVP
The Regular Comedy Show @ The Creek & The Cave (10-93 Jackson Ave, LIC) 10-11:30pm, FREE, More Info 

THURSDAY 4/18
Nomadic Sojourns @ Word (126 Franklin St) 6:30-7:30pm, a publishing collective “of staid movement,” presents a night of socially-conscious readings from its annual journal and music, RSVP
Lester Goldman: High Wire @ The Dobbin Project Space (50-52 Dobbin St.) Opening Reception 6-9pm, FREE, Electric colors, sweeping lines, personal and political symbols, and a variety of media from sculpture to performance.
 On An On @Knitting Factory (261 Metropolitan Ave) 8:30, $12 More Info
 Jenkins/Cardboard/The Top @ Glasslands (289 Kent Ave) 8:30pm, $10, Double album release party! RSVP

FRIDAY 4/19
Marty’s Cool Biennial @Heliopolis (154 Huron St) 7-10pm, FREE, The space’s first annual benefit show featuring donated works 100% of the profits going to  funding the space, RSVP
Cashing Out @ NURTUREart Gallery (56 Bogart St, Bushwick) 7-9pm, FREE,  features artists’ musings on our current financial system and their creative proposals for establishing alternative economies, More Info
Chez Bushwick Presents: Romanian Dance History VII @ Center for Performance Research (361 Manhattan Ave) 7:30pm, $12, In two days artists from around the world will perform dances Choreographed by Brynjar Bandlien, RSVP
 Horn Rebellion Party Ensemble @ Brooklyn Bowl (61 Wythe Ave) 11pm, This 4 weekend residency kicks off with special guest: Jody Watley / Body Language / Savoir Adore / Ernesto, RSVP

SATURDAY 4/20
•4/20 Brooklyn Music Video Festival @ Ivy House Studios (1040 Metropolitan Ave) 3:30-11pm, $6, A celebration of the craft of music video making, learn about the production, art, and business side of music videos, forum for video makers to network, RSVP
Spring Fever Festival @Secret Project Robot (389 Melrose St) 3-8pm, $15 music by Quintron / Black Dice / K-Holes, BBQ, open studios, RSVP

SUNDAY  4/21
• Troop 2822 Girl Scouts Sell Cookies @ Five Leaves (18 Bedford Ave) 10am-2pm
• Ghost Bike Memorial Ride @ All Over NYC, noon-5pm, brings New Yorkers together to remember pedestrians and cyclists killed in our city over the past year, bring flowers and other items to honor those lost, RSVP
• Earth Day BBQ/Potluck @ Java St Garden (59 Java Street), 3-6pm, $10 suggested donation, Celebrating Earth Day with the Greenpoint community is invited, there will be fun and food for everyone,bring your favorite dish to share
•Free Spring Bike Tuneup @Diamond Bar (43 Franklin St) 3-7pm, FREE, pop-up bike shop, with Silk Road Cycles, we’ll provide tools, a stand or two, and a parts-washing station; you just bring your bike, ready for love, More Info


MONDAY 4/22

• Save Our Beer @Brooklyn Brewery (79 N 11th St) 7-9:30pm, FREE, learn more about
the dangers of fracking,  RSVP
• Trivia Night @ Boulevard Trivia Night (579 Meeker) 8-10pm, FREE, Test your knowledge and win prizes, fun to had! More Info

TUESDAY 4/23
The Trap @ Pete’s Candy Store (709 Lorimer St) 8pm, FREE, Nate Fernald/Kerryn Feehan/The Lucas Bros/Kelly Fastuca/Jason Saenz RSVP
• Collector’s Night @ Brooklyn Brewery (79 N. 11th St) 8-10pm, $15 (includes a beer), All funds raised benefits the City Reliquary

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

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Pot Smoking Prez, Doom Poop, Meatballs, Bizarre Jazz, Mad Men, Face Paint+Feathers, Bird Shit: What’s Happening Greenpoint? (4/3-4/9)

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WEDNESDAY 4/3
* Story Love @ Word (126 Franklin St) 6:30-7:30pm, The Story Pirates need you, help tens of thousands of children write a complete, original story, provide positive, personalized feedback for each and every one, RSVP
• 
Work it Brooklyn
@ Acme Studio (63 N 3rd Street) 7-9pm, $5, Spring Networking Fling, with speed-networking, beers, and mingling, RSVP
♫ Rosy Street / Bill Bartholomew + The Governours / Oy Vey @ Legion Bar (790 Metropolitan Ave) 8pm, FREE, Close Encounters moves it show to the bar scene! RSVP
♫ Waxahatchee / Certain Spiders / Modern Hut / Radiator Hospital @ 285 Kent 8pm, $10, RSVP

THURSDAY  4/4
Yummy Eats @ The Diamond Bar (43 Franklin St) 7pm, Korean Food Night, More Info
4th Annual Meatball Slapdown @ The Brooklyn Brewery (79 North 11th St) 7-10pm, $50, Buy Tix
Classic Simpsons Trivia @Berry Park (4 Berry St) 7:30pm, $10 per team, RSVP
♫ Ice Cream / Animal Tropical / The Roulettes / Claire’s Diary @ Big Snow (89 Varet St, Bushwick) 8pm, RSVP
♫ Bizarre Jazz and Blues @Bizarre (12 Jefferson St, Bushwick) 9pm, FREE, plays in a style that harkens back to an era when jazz was the pop music of the day, More Info
♫ The Juan Maclean / Tim Sweeney / Dan Wender@ The Output (74 Wythe Ave)10pm, $15, RSVP

 

FRIDAY 4/5
 The Unknown @ Picture Farm (338 Wythe Ave) Opening Reception 6-9pm, New paintings by Feargal Doyle, RSVP
 Fractured @ Projekt722 (722 Metropolitan Ave) Opening Reception 6pm, two-person exhibition featuring works by Brad Parsons and Mikel Durlam, RSVP
#Wine & Food Fest @ O Live Brooklyn (60 Broadway) 6-8pm, $10, An evening of wine and food tastings, by D.O.C. RSVP
‘One Hundred Foot’ 16MM FILMS @ CPR-Center for Performance Research (361 Manhattan Ave) 7pm, $6, 20 beautiful films presented on 16mm film, curated by Jim Hobbs (Q&A), Mono No Aware provides snacks & refreshments, RSVP
♦ Tracking Signals High And Low @(566 Johnson Ave, Bushwick) 7-10pm, FREE, most recent works by two artist collectives – vydavy and Project 59 dealing with global and domestic behavioral patterns, RSVP
♫ Conveyor / Sky White Tiger / Grandchildren @Cameo Gallery (93 N6th St) 8pm, $10, Conveyor, an art-rock band from Greenpoint will be performing new sounds, RSVP 
♥ Spring Warriors with TalkFine / Jangula / Wild International / FancyCats @Shea Stadium (20 Meadow St, Bushwick) 9pm-4am, $5, Dance Party! Feathers, face paint and beads will turn you into the fierce warrior inside you, RSVP
The Ladies of Bushwick Present: The Vagina Monologues (4/5-4/7) @ Pine Box Rock Shop (12 Grattan St, Bushwick) 9pm, $15, 3 performances to raise money for Sadie Nash Leadership Project, a BK advocacy organization for young women, More Info

SATURDAY 4/6
*61 Franklin St Garden Meeting @Good Yoga (73 Calyer St) 2pm, The newest community open green space in Greenpoint, with an herb bed, native plants and flowers and a community meeting space, finalizing design, discussing membership, scheduling a build day, RSVP
 ”No Ocean Here” Book Launch @ The Cee Flat (988 Manhattan Ave) 4-7pm, a published poetry collection that aspires to bring social change using words, RSVP
♦ “try as we may to make silence, we cannot” @ Calico (67 West St, #205) 6-9pm, Parsons MFA fundraiser with silent auction, RSVP
♦ Halsey Hathaway @ Rawson Project (223 Franklin St) Opening Reception 6-8pm, FREE, RSVP 
BBOX Presents: Chemistry @ Fine & Raw Chocolate Factory (288 Seigel St, Bushwick) 8pm, a night of DJs, dancing and…chocolate! Cheap beer Brooklyn Brewery beer, all bar proceeds to BBOX Radio — Brooklyn Community Radio RSVP 
♫ Nate Young / Eli Keszler / Monopoly Child Star Searchers / Sugarm / Ducktails @ 285 Kent, 8pm, $12, RSVP
♫ No Sky God / Lonesome Leash / John Houx / Scott Rudd @ Muchmore’s (2 Havemeyer St) 8pm, $5, RSVP
♫ Zozobra / Kowloon Walled City / The Austerity Program @ Saint Vitus (1120 Manhattan Ave) 8pm, $10, RSVP

SUNDAY  4/7
• Birdshit @ Moma PS1 (22-25 Jackson Ave, LIC) 2-6pm, Inspired by Chekhov’s The Seagull with elements of Ginsberg’s Kaddish, BirdShit is a multimedia performance piece that combines theater, dance, video, live and pre-recorded music, and a few surprise elements, RSVP
Open Your Eyes and Ears: Open Mic @Yes Gallery (147 India St) 5-7pm, FREE, Anyone can play music, sing, read, tap dance, the last day to see the Almost Priceless show, RSVP
*Prohibition Parallels @ The Diamond Bar (43 Franklin St) 7-10pm, FREE, Join the president of the American Pot-Smokers Association for a discussion about the parallels between alcohol prohibition and marijuana, RSVP
♥ Mad Men Premiere Party @ Trash Bar (256 Grant St) 8pm, $7, Pre-game it with a little garage and punk rock, Open bar 8-9. Food and drink specials inspired by the show, decade appropriate attire strongly encouraged! More Info

MONDAY 4/8
♫ Nick Waterhouse / Jonathan Toubin @Brooklyn Bowl (61 Wythe Ave) 9pm, $10, More Info
☺ Broken Comedy @ Bar Matchless (557 Manhattan Ave) 9pm, FREE, Hosted by Mike Denny/Michael Che/Nimesh Patel, More Info

TUESDAY 4/9
Bad Movie Brooklyn Presents, Over The Top @Berry Park (4 Berry St) 8pm, FREE,  Sylvester Stallone stars in “Over The Top” which bravely merges the sensitive story of a single father trying to win back custody of his son with the raw manliness of competitive truck driver arm wrestling, Bonus: Arm wrestling challenges to begin immediately afterwards RSVP

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

 

 

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Free Cities, Skate Night, Pussy Power, Hip Hop Karaoke, Easter Craft Fair, Russian Circles: What’s Happening Greenpoint? (3/27-4/2)

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WEDNESDAY 3/27
Newtown Creek CAG Meeting @ LaGuardia Community College (31-10 Thomson Ave, E Building, Room E500) 6-8pm, a conversation with the EPA and NYCDEP about Superfund and Newtown Creek
 Free Cities Party NYC-Flint @ Metropolitan Exchange (33 Flatbush Ave) 8-10pm, silent auction, crepes, virtual tours, booze from Michigan, RSVP
* Daiquiris & Dub @ Beloved (674 Manhattan Ave) 9pm, DJ Kahncept spinning heady dub and reggae, $7 Denizen Rum cocktails

THURSDAY 3/28
 Gondola / Helioscope / Jeremy Mark Freer / Satellite Radion @ Bar Matchless (557 Manhattan Avenue) 7pm, $6
♥  Is Feminism Sexy? @ Word (126 Franklin St) 7pm, Jennifer Armstrong discusses what feminism means to young women today, RSVP
* Skate Night Rockaway Benefit @ Villain (50 N 3rd St) 9pm, FREE, live music, dj’s, mini ramps, art auction, raffle and prizes, food and drinks, RSVP
♥  Pussy Power Aerial & Variety Show @ House of Yes (342 Maujer St, Bushwick) 8pm, $15, estrogen-fueled super-circus celebrating the Va-J-J herself, RSVP
♫ Dichroics / Circle of Buzzards / Dead Stars @ Saint Vitus (1120 Manhattan Ave) 8pm, $10
 Reggae Bash @ RBar (451 Meeker Ave) 9:30pm, FREE, 3 Kings Sound, RSVP
 Archipelago / Belle Mare / Ora Cogan @ Silent Barn (603 Bushwick Ave) 8pm

FRIDAY 3/29
 the Howling Hex / Blanche Blanche Blanche / Harpoon Forever @ Secret Project Robot (389 Meserole St, Bushwick) 8pm, $10, RSVP
 The Beets / Wild Yaks / Air Waves / Darlings / Beach Arabs @ Living Bread Deli (2 Knickerbocker Ave) 8pm, $10
 Bear Ceuse / Lightouts @ Muchmore’s (2 Havemeyer St) 8pm, $8
* Hip Hop Karaoke @ Brooklyn Bowl (61 Wythe Ave) 9pm, $5 w/flyer

SATURDAY 3/30
* Easter Egg Hunt @ McGolrick/Winthrop Park, 11am, $5, Pack a picnic lunch and celebrate the start of spring!
• Compost Harvest & Housecleaning @ North Brooklyn Compost Project (McCarren Park, N12th St and Driggs) 1-4pm, harvest compost, take some home, help fancy up the site
♥ Meat All About It @ TBD (214 Franklin St) 2pm, “lets make Misteaks together … bringing back the STEAK! and other yummy outdoor food, DJs Greg Smith & the Broken English at 6pm
 Ed Schrader’s Music Beat / Jamaican Queens / Free Blood / Zula @ Shea Stadium (20 Meadow St) 8pm, $8

SUNDAY 3/31 – Happy Easter!
 Easter Craft Fair @ Fashion Rock (372 Tompkins Ave, Bed-Stuy) 4-10pm, More info
 Unstoppable Death Machines / Fake Hooker / Respect / Laughters / Mtns. @ Silent Barn (603 Bushwick Ave) 8pm

MONDAY 4/1
 Russian Circles @ Saint Vitus (1120 Manhattan Ave) 8pm

TUESDAY 4/2
North Brooklyn Boat Club Public Meeting @ Rod & Gun Club (59 Kent Ave) 8pm, Featuring: Paddles, boat building, boathouses, urban camping, gardens, ecology, and dolphins!

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

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Do Drugs, Brooklyn Brewery’s 25th Bday, Handjob Academy, Space Art, Sweat-lodge & Crayfish Boil and Terrific Comedy: What’s Happening Greenpoint? (3/20-3/26)

“Let’s make mischief!”
― Shimamoto Shozo, Kirin (1960′s Japanese children’s poetry magazine)

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WEDNESDAY 3/20
Performance and Prose @Word (126 Franklin St) 7pm, FREE, a night of storytelling, reading, and poetry, Writer Mike Albo, poet Boni Joi, author Reverend Jen, and poet Ronna Lebo will each perform, followed by a Q&A and signing, RSVP
Huck Unplugged @Huckleberry Bar (588 Grand St) 8pm, FREE, lineup of live, acoustic music: Sammy Gallo/Forrest Hudes/Wayward Daughter, RSVP
Heavy Metal Laser Place Comedy Show @Legion Bar (790 Metropolitan Ave) 8pm, FREE, Hosted by Tom Cowell and John Anderson/Michael Che/Amber Nelson/Brad Austin, RSVP
Big Terrific Comedy Show @Cameo Gallery (93 N6th St) 8pm, FREE, Claudia Cogan/Michael Che/Emily Heller and more, RSVP
*Local X Local w/ Beach Fossils @Brooklyn Bowl (61 Wythe Ave) 8pm, FREE, Celebrating the best in locally brewed music, arts, media and 25 years of Brooklyn Brewery! RSVP
Ed Schrader’s Music Beat/Body Parts/Yvette @Silent Barn (603 Bushwick Ave) 8pm, $7, RSVP

THURSDAY  3/21
Backwords/The Meaning of Life/Cold Warps/Hippy/Dead Young Friends @The Grand Victory (245 Grand St) 7pm, $8 More Info
Tom Shillue’s Funny Story @The Brooklyn Brewery (79 North 11th St) 8pm, $10, The premise is simple: Comedian Tom Shillue and guests tell their best true stories, you drink Brooklyn beer and enjoy the show, Eugene Mirman/Nick Tuner/Abby Sher/Mishka Shubaly/Joel Weidl, RSVP 
70′s Disco @The Warsaw (261 Driggs Ave) 8pm, FREE, Get down and boogie, drink specials and prizes for best 70′s get up! More Info
Cool Runnings @Videology (308 Bedford Ave) 8:30pm, FREE, The true story of the first Jamaican Olympic bobsled team, throwback jamz by Living Single (Sista/Sista) after the screening, More Info
*Bad Credit No Credit/Disposable Rocket Band/Toys and Tiny Instruments/Handjob Academy @Death By Audio (49 S 2nd St) 8pm, $7, RSVP
We Are The Wilderness/Teen Girl Scientist Monthly/Jackpot/Tiger/Pool @Cameo Art (93 N. 6th St) 8pm, $7, RSVP
Input:Bok Bok/Kingdom/L-Vis 1990/Girlunit/Mike Q/Rizzla/Kelela @Output (74 Wythe Ave) 10pm, $15, RSVP

FRIDAY 3/22
Barrier Brewing Night @Eastern District (1053 Manhattan Ave) 6-8pm, FREE, Long Beach’s Barrier Brewing is back up and running after a post-Sandy rebuilding, taste a wide selection of Barrier’s fantastic beers for free! RSVP
Rocking on Empty @Fowler Arts Collective (67 West Street, Unit 216) Opening Reception 7-9pm, FREE, Artist Hyun Jung Cho appropriates and repurposes found objects and everyday cultural ephemera such as tires, guitar picks, and chains and assigns them new, idiosyncratic meanings, More Info
Fugue State @Janet Kurnatowsk Gallery (205 Norman Ave) 7-9pm, FREE, Artist Ben La Rocco’s panoramic paintings reveal the possibility of a visual space-time continuum, More Info
Bueno/Zula/Celestial Shore/Baked/Ovlov @Big Snow (89 Varet St, Bushwick) 8pm, More Info 
Behold…the Arctopus/Helen Money @Saint Vitus (1120 Manhattan Ave) 8pm, $10, RSVP

SATURDAY 3/23
* Esben And The Witch/Heliotropes @Knitting Factory (361 Metropolitan Ave) 8pm, $12, More Info
Hundred Waters/Salt Cathedral @Glasslands (289 Kent Ave) 8:30pm, $10, RSVP

SUNDAY  3/24
*Massive Record Sale @Huckleberry Bar (588 Grand St) 1pm, FREE, Flip through thousands of LP’s, EP’s, CD’s, 45′s, 12″ & 7″, listening station so you can try before you buy and drink specials, RSVP
The Double Boiler! Sweat-lodge & Crayfish boil @The Diamond Bar (43 Franklin Ave) 3pm, Sweat-lodge, plunge-pool, and shaman–you just bring your bathing suit and your sinful self plus a genuine Crawfish Boil for those who like their schvitz a bit fishy! RSVP
Straw Bale Gardening Workshop @Bushwick Fireproof (119 Ingraham St, Bushwick) 1-3pm, $35, step-by-step on what one needs to get started with a Straw Bale Garden, local resources for Straw Bales will be shared, and a limited number of bales will be available for purchase at each workshop, More Info

MONDAY 3/25
Broken Comedy @Matchless (557 Manhattan Ave) 8:30pm, FREE, Chris Distefano/Phil Hanley/Andrew Schulz and Mike Cannon, Hosted by Nimesh Patel/Michael Che and Mike Denny, More Info
Man in Room @Manhattan Inn (632 Manhattan Ave) 10pm, FREE, influenced by artists ranging from Aphex Twin to Arvo Part to Tim Hecker—performs electronic music embracing both the abrasive and the delicate, More Info

TUESDAY 3/26
*  The Masters of Social Gastronomy: Do Drugs @Public Assembly (70 N6th St) 7-9pm, FREE, monthly free lecture on the history and science behind some of your favorite foods, This month: cooking with illicit substances dating back to the Victorian ages, RSVP

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

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House of Vans Open Skate, Art Openings, Vegan Bake Off, V-Day Markets, Warrior Dance Party and Mardi Gras: What’s Happening Greenpoint? (2/6-2/12)

Missing a kick
at the icebox door
It closed anyway.
— Book of Haikus - Jack Kerouac

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WEDNESDAY 2/6
WABC 7’s Town Hall Meeting @ Brooklyn Museum (200 Eastern Pkwy, Prospect Heights) 7-8:30pm, Brooklyn residents will have an opportunity to speak directly to reporters, in an open town hall forum, “Brooklynites” can discuss any of the issues they believe are important to their neighborhoods or the city at large
Vans Open Skate @House of Vans (25 Franklin St) 7pm-11pm, FREE Every Wednesday night from now until it warms up Vans is opening the doors to anyone and everyone who wants to come in from the cold and get their skate on FREE pizza, RSVP required houseofvans (at)gmail.com

THURSDAY 2/7
EV’RYDAY @R.B.W. (174 Franklin Street) Opening Reception 6-10pm, Spring 2013 Artist curation featuring rruka Drawn Textiles “The Original Series” and the debut of her lighting “City Lights” Series 1 More Info
On An On/Tiny Victories/Young Heel @Glasslands (289 Kent Ave) 8:30pm, $10 RSVP 
Funky Warsaw @ The Warsaw (261 Driggs St) 10pm, FREE DJ Bobby J plays all vinyl, sassy-ass 60′s soul, funky funk, power-pop pop-pop, post apocalyptic punk, and pre-historic hip-hop

FRIDAY 2/8
♦  Amy Lincoln: Plants, Portraits, and a Distant View @Projekt722 (722 Metropolitan Ave, 2nd Fl) Opening Reception, 6-9pm Solo exhibition of paintings by Bushwick artist Amy Lincoln More Info
 *Born Again @Calico (67 West St #206) Opening 7-9pm, featuring works by Thomas Buildmore, Allison Maletz, and Charles Wilkin. Each artist takes something from the past a concept, an image, a sound – and recontextualizes or recreates it to be experienced in a new light, from a different angle than originally intended RSVP
Structure of Feeling @ Heliopolis (154 Huron St) Opening 7-10pm, An exhibition featuring Sandra Sitron and Ted Kennedy,Painting, video, haptics with special guests Christian Science Minotaur (in the Annex) RSVP
Heralds of all Revolutions @The One Well (165 Greenpoint Ave) Opening Reception 7-10pm, Colorful paintings comprised of dots on small wooden panels assembled into larger forms comprise this show RSVP
Loose Lips: A Night of Erotica @Bushwick Fireproof (119 Ingraham St)7-11pm, $5 suggested Papercut Press presents a celebration of erotic art, film, and literature. Laurie Weeks (Zippermouth) is to headline the readings and Don Pablo Pedro will be among the artists showing work More Info
Heliotropes/JCK Davey/Dead Stars/The Veda Rays/Strangers@Paper Box (17 Meadow St) 7:30pm, $7 More Info
♦  Alan Watts/Yvette/Absolutely Free/Breeding Program/DJ Porkchop @ Big Snow (89 Varet St) 8pm, $7 Readings More Info
The Urban Circuit with Aputumpu Presents: Winter Warriors @Shea Stadium (20 Meadow Street) 8pm-4am, $7 Live Bands, DJs, Dancing, Interactive Art Installation: Part 1 Rock out to indie-rock bands, TalkFine, Jangula and Wild International, Part 2 Shake your booty on the dance-floor with DJ duo The FancyCats and DJ Norm RSVP
Portlandia Party @ Boulevard Tavern (579 Meeker Ave) 10-11pm,Every Friday night see Portlandia on Boulevard’s big screen! Grills open too,$5 all-you-can-eat BBQ! More Info
Adult Animation Midnights @Videology (308 Bedford Ave) Midnight, $5  a month long series of cartoons that are definitely NOT for children More Info

SATURDAY 2/9
 *Greenpointers Valentine’s Market @ From The Source (69 West St) noon-6pm, Picking up a local gift for your honey will be easy with over 45 vendors under one romantically decorated roof: Gifts, Food, Drinks, Nail Art, Couple Astrology Readings, Prizes, Raffle, Photo Booth, Message In A Bottle! RSVP
Vegan Valentines Shop-Up @ Pine Box Rock Shop (12 Grattan St, ) noon-5pm, NYC’s only all vegan pop-up market, V-Day edition, featuring the best small businesses around. More Info
Joe Goddard (Hot Chip DJ set) @ Cameo Gallery (93 N. 6th St.) 11:30-4am, $20 RSVP

SUNDAY 2/10
The Skint’s Vegan Bake Off @The Bell House(149 7th Street,Gowanus) 3pm, $15(includes raffle) Feed and bump elbows with other local vegan-sweet seekers plus  judges Chef Adam Sobel (owner of the insanely-popular Cinnamon Snail Food Truck and Certified Orgasmic),Sarah Gross, organizer of the annual NYC Vegetarian Food Festival and owner of Rescue Chocolate, and whip-smart comedian Myq Kaplan TIX
Yob/Hull/Bezoar @ Saint Vitus (1120 Manhattan Ave) 7:30-10:30pm, $15 RSVP

MONDAY 2/11
 *Greenpoint Environmental Benefit Projects Program @ The Polish & Slavic Center (176 Java St) 5-8pm Get updated on the program’s progress mee the general administrator and weigh in on the types of environmental projects you want to see funded in Greenpoint, Learn More 

FAT TUESDAY 2/12
Mardi Gras @Mable’s (44 Berry Street) 7-11pm, Mardi Gras Party on Fat Tuesday at with Catahoula Cajun Band for an incredible night, toe-tappin foot stomping dance music, and comfort food specials RSVP

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

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