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CMJ Shows, Calico Opening, Pumpkin Carving, Apple Pie Competition, Mac-Off: What’s Happening? (10/17-10/24)

There are more events in our weekly calendarSubmit Greenpoint events, too!

CMJ is in full swing and recommended shows are highlighted in plum.

WEDNESDAY 10/17
cmj 2012 muchmore's williamsburg music venue♥ 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

cmj 2012 cameo bar brooklyn breweryFRIDAY 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

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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 / NeighborsRa 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

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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
♫ Music
♥ Pheremones Likely
♦ Art Event

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What’s Happening? (8/8 – 8/15)

For more events, check out the calendar. Looking for something? Check the directory.

WEDNESDAY 8/8
♥ Top Gun @ Summercreen (McCarren Park – N 12th & Bedford Ave) 6-10pm, music, food, drinks, movie starts at dusk

THURSDAY 8/9
• Wall-E & The Rock Doves (for kids) @ East River State Park (No. 8th St & Kent Ave) 6:30pm, FREE
♫ Joan Jett @ Seaside Concerts – Coney Island (West 21st St and Surf Ave) 7:30pm, FREE

* All Weekend – Greenpoint Pre-Apocalyptic Theatre Festival *
Various Locations, $10/day, supports Greenpoint Church Soup Kitchen, Full Schedule

FRIDAY 8/10
♫ An Evening with Cake @ Williamsburg Park (50 Kent Avenue) 6pm, Buy Tix
GymD8ter Speed Dating @ Human@Ease (31 Nassau Ave) 7pm, $35, spend the evening working out and getting to know someone new before we head next door for drinks and a late happy hour, h’orderves & drinks all night
♦ Amanda LaMarco Artist Opening @ The One Well (165 Greenpoint Ave) 7-10pm, live music by Baba Yaga (unplugged), local fine art, and delicious wine & cheese, RSVP
♦ Kickoff Party for the Fall Fundraiser @ Vaudeville Park (26 Bushwick Ave) 7:30pm, FREE, super fancy cocktails, live DJ sets by Baby Copperhead, Blake 0, and Joey Johnson
♫ Cruel Summer 80s Dance Party @ Bell House (149 7th St., Gowanus) 8am-2pm, $10, More info
♫ Darlings, Sundelles, Automotive Highschool @ Glasslands (289 Kent Ave) 8:30pm, $8

SATURDAY 8/11
* Open Canoe Paddle @ NBBC Boatyard (49 Ash St) 4:30-7:30pm, More info
♫ Chappo / The Terror Pigeon Dance Revolt @ Delinquency (1031 Grand St.) 8pm

SUNDAY 8/12
• Monthly Meeting for Friends of McGolrick Park @ (McGolrick Park Pavilion) 1pm, decide how we’re going to spend our Exxon money and raise some more, RSVP

MONDAY 8/14
• Words by the Water: Melville House Night @ East River State Park (Kent Avenue at N. 9th St) 7-8pm, Free, outdoor reading series, More info

TUESDAY 8/15
* The Last Bohemia with Robert Anasi @ Word (126 Franklin St) 7pm, Anasi lived in Williamsburg from the early ’90s to the late 2000s and witnessed first-hand the rapid changes in the neighborhood. Come talk local history with him as he presents his memoir.
♫ Publicist, Free Blood, TV Baby, DJ DirtyFinger @ Death By Audio (49 S 2nd St) 8pm, $7
• Dalaga What Not To Wear Viewing Party @ TBD (224 Franklin St) 10-11pm, watch the premiere of Dalaga on What Not To on their amazing big screen TVs and projection screen!
♫ Zebros @ Pete’s Candy Store (709 Lorimer St) 11pm, RSVP

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

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What’s Happening? (7/25-7/30)

WEDNESDAY 7/25
• Rally against Illegal Evictions & Landlord Harassment @ 191 Bedford Ave, 6pm, join victims of landlord harassment in North Brooklyn as they mobilize together and take direct action against shady slumlord tactics to displace them from their homes & community
♥ Dirty Dancing @ Summerscreen (McCarren Park) 6pm, Bands, Food, Music
♫ Shark? / Darlings / Celestial Shore / RElyse @ 285 Kent, 8pm, FREE
♫ Napoleon / Hard Nips / Visuals @ Big Snow (89 Varet St) 8pm, $7

THURSDAY 7/26
• Food & Kitchen Swap @ KRRB Headquarters (99 Richardson St., 2nd Fl) 6-9pm, $5 Presented by KRRB, Local Roots NYC & BK Swappers, Bring homemade, edible treats and non-edible kitchen items to trade with food-obsessed neighbors, potluck, free drinks, Buy Tix
• Robots @ East River State Park (N 8th St & Kent Ave) 6:30pm, Town Square’s Summerstarz 2012 family music and movie series
• Art Auction for Animal Farm Foundation @ Gristle Tattoo (178 N. 8th St) 7-10pm, Silent Auction, Beer, Wine, Snacks, 100% of proceeds go to Animal Farm Foundation
* Newtown Creek: Past, Present, Future @ Flux Factory (39-31 29th St, LIC) 7pm, Eric Sanderson of the Mannahatta Project will share historical research collected on the Superfund site, with the aim of making information available to artists, designers, city planners, and other interested parties for widespread use in restoring its original splendor. Kate Zidar, Executive Director of Newtown Creek Alliance, will present information on the current state of the creek, including how community members can participate in materializing visions for its future, More info
♫ King Khan & The Shrines / Nicky Da B / The Everymen @ House of Vans (25 Franklin St) 7pm, Free

FRIDAY 7/27
♫ The Nuclears / Starlight Girls / Backwords / Boy Girl Party / Old Monk @ Shea Stadium (20 Meadow St) 9pm, $8 RSVP
♫ You Are Here Festival @ Secret Project Robot (289 Melrose St) 8pm, $10, Xeno & Oaklander / Guardian Alien / Black Jeans / Uumans / Oracle
♫ Ancient Sky / Tournament / The Catalyst @ Death By Audio (49 S 2nd St) 8pm, $7

SATURDAY 7/28
• Brooklyn Waterfront Epic Ride, 8am-2pm, ride from Newtown Creek to Rockaway Beach, Register by Fri @ 3pm
Build Ghost Bikes @ Greenpoint Reformed Church (136 Milton St) 11am-4pm, More info
♫ Bushwick Block Party (Moore St Btw Bogart & White St) noon-midnight, free music (Andrew W.K. / HEEMS of Das Racist / Natural Child / Wild Yaks / Naam) free pizza, dunk tank, photo booth
♫ Yellow Dogs / Bambara / Osekre & The Lucky Bastards / Murals / Gunfight / Roadside Graves / The Dust Engineers / Lost Boy? / Red Bedlam @ Delinquency (1031 Grand St.) 2pm, $10

SUNDAY 7/29
• Williamsburg Bridge Park Community Planning Workshop @ The Woods (48 South 4th St) 3pm, Williamsburg Bridge Park is a vision for a new 4 acre waterfront park for Southside Williamsburg. Help imagine the possibilities.
♫ Golden Animals / Shining Mirrors / Divining Rod / Lead Stones @ Glasslands (289 Kent Ave) 8:30pm, $10

MONDAY 7/30
• Free Movie: Last Summer at Coney Island @ Sternberg Park (Montrose Ave @ Lorimer) 8-11pm, More info
♥ CoEd Shuffleboard @ The Diamond (43 Franklin St.) 7:30pm, $3pp, 8 teams compete to win $100
♫ Public Enemy / Salt-n-Pepa @ Wingate Field (Brooklyn Ave and Winthrop St, Lefferts Gardens) 7:30pm, FREE

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

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