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Pancakes and Whiskey Holiday Party at Rough Trade Tomorrow Night

Our friends at Pancakes and Whiskey will be celebrating the holidays in style tomorrow night at Rough Trade, replete with music and whiskey. Not sure about the pancakes, but you should definitely go. Continue reading

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Brooklyn Bands You Need To Hear: Northside Festival Recap

Beach Fossils at Warsaw on Friday

As a follow up to our Northside Festival preview, here is a recap of some of the shows we got to catch during the past weekend long festival.
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Take Berlin // Phone Home – Shows Tonight (1/23) + Music Video!

If you missed our showcase last Saturday, which we presented with Pancakes and Whiskey and BuzzChips, you missed out. It was a great time with great music. Adios Ghost, Youngman Grand, Folding Legs, and Canon Logic all played excellent sets to a packed house. We’ll definitely throw more shows, but if you are really itching for some live music, here are some ideas for tonight. Plus, we have a fun music video from a neighborhood resident. Continue reading

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SHARK WEEK, Breaking Bad, Summer Shenanigans, Bad Ass Presidents – What’s Happening Greenpoint? (8/7-8/13)

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•  Breaking Bad Premiere Party @ The Exley (1 Jackson St.) Screening Party Sunday (8/11) 7pm, FREE BBQ at 7pm, $8 Blue Cocktails, try the Saul
Goodman Old Fashioned, Showtime at 9pm, Music before and after by O Paradiso, Lead up to showtime involves a round-robin cornhole tournament, RSVP

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WEDNESDAY 8/7
♥ Speed Screening @ McCarren Park (Bedford & No. 12th) 6pm, FREE, Screening begins 8pm, Music by Dope Body / Hubble / GDFX
♫ Lawrence Rothman / Gambles / Vows @ Glasslands (289 Kent) 8:30pm, $10
♫ Sharkmuffin / Shark is typing… / Shark Boy / Shark Water @ The Living Gallery (1087 Flushing Ave, Bushwick) 9pm, $5, Yeah, Shark Week!
♫ Sky White Tiger @ Manhattan Inn (632 Manhattan Ave) 10:30pm, FREE

THURSDAY 8/8

Kevin & Matt Geek Out About Shark Movies! @ Videology (308 Bedford Ave), 8-10pm, $10,  Celebrate Shark Week with comedian, Kevin Maher, and Greenpointers contributor/filmmaker, Matt Glasson, as they present a multimedia tribute to the best of the best SHARK MOVIES, from Jaws to Sharknado, RSVP
Rooftop Films Presents: Twelve O’Clock Boys @ Automotive High School (50 Bedford Ave), Doors at 8pm, Screening at 9, $13, An urban coming of age tale about the notorious Baltimore dirt bike pack, part of Rooftop Film’s SXSW weekend. After party at MatchlessMore info
♦ Gale City Greetings @ Southfirst (28 Frost St.) 7-9pm, FREE, Opening reception for Audra Wolowiec’s sound-sculpture installation and Alissa Blumenthal’s drawings series as part of the REVERSE SUMMER LAB shared-residency program, RSVP
♫ As / W-H-I-T-E / Yvette / Alan Watts @ Death By Audio (49 S.2nd St) 8pm, $7
♫ Hunx and His Punx @ 285 Kent  8pm, $12
♫ Jane Eyre / Quiet Loudly / Wilder Maker @ Europa (98 Meserole Ave) 9pm, $10

FRIDAY 8/9
♦ Magistrates of Marzipan @ The One Well (165 Greenpoint Ave), 7-10pm, FREE, opening reception for a series of drawings and paintings by Sarah Intemann RSVP
♦ Correspondence II @ TSA (44 Stewart Ave, Bushwick), 7-10pm, FREE, Group show opening, exhibiting work from emerging Philadelphia artists. More Info
♫ Lordo / Life Size Maps / Haybaby / Hippy / The Gradients @ 285 Kent, 8pm, $10

SATURDAY 8/10
♫ Back to the Beach @ Rippers (Rockaway Beach 86), 6pm, Free, Live jams from Heliotropes / Dead Stars / Quiet Loudly / Eastern Hollows / The Meaning of Life / The Veda Rays with Rippers burgers and Sixpoint beer. Rockabus has added late night busses at 10pm to take you home!
• Mind Body and Roll BK @ Brooklyn Fireproof (119 Ingraham Street) 3-10pm, Skate Truck NYC will host an outdoor pop-up roller skating rink, accompanied by disco, DJ’s, kimchi burgers, and dance/wellness workshops. Bring Your Own Skates (BYOS) or $10 rental, RSVP
♥ Cycle Pop Mystery Tour @ secret location TBA 4pm, $29, Join Get Up and Ride for a biking scavenger hunt (with “obscure poetry clues”) in hidden spots all around North Brooklyn. Tour ends with an electropop dance party at the Knitting Factory.  Sign up and don’t forget your bike!
#Sweat it out! Vegan Shop-Up@ Pine Box Rock Shop (12 Grattan St.) 12-6pm, FREE, Celebrate August heat with NYC’s only all vegan pop-up market, featuring artisan food and wears
♫ North Highlands / Brazos / Chalk And Numbers @ Glasslands (289 Kent) 8pm, $10

SUNDAY 8/11 
♥Summer Shenanigans Party! @ Glasslands (289 Kent Ave) 2pm, FREE, Vodka watermelons, sidewalk BBQ, and a KIDDIE POOL! You had us at kiddie pool. RSVP
♫ Solarists / Andrea Parkins / Weasel Walter & Elliott Sharp @ Death By Audio (49 S.2nd St) 8pm, $7

MONDAY 8/12
• Trivia Night @ Boulevard Tavern  (579 Meeker Ave), 8-10pm, FREE
NYC Broken Comedy @ Matchless (557 Manhattan Ave), 8:30pm, FREE, Comedy showcase featuring established and up-and-coming comics. Past performers have included Aziz Ansari, Hannibal Buress, Judah Friedlander. More Info

TUESDAY 8/13

*Community Board 1 Public Meeting Re: Greenpoint Landing @ Automotive HS (50 Bedford Ave) 6:30pm, More info
• S.A.S.S. Presents: Presidential Bad Asses @ Cameo (93 N. 6th St), 7-9:30pm, Nostalgic for 6th Grade History Class? Join the Society for the Advancement of Social Studies for a booze-fueled debate to select the “Most Bad Ass” President, (Will it be Adams, Jackson, and Roosevelt?)  You decide. RSVP

♫ Music
♥ Pheremones likely
♦ Art Event
☺ Comedy Event
# Foodie Event

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The Romney Years, Spirit of the Slained Eagle, The Moon & The Sun, Gunfight!, Brewed In Brooklyn: What’s Happening Greenpoint? (7/17-7/22)

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WEDNESDAY 7/17
♫ The Romney Years (Screening) @ Cantina Royal (58 No. 3rd St) 7pm, FREE, a psychedelic dark comedy centered around a shotgun wedding bachelor party in the backwoods of PA. Soundtrack by BK bands who perform before (Keith Parker / Bombs to the Eyebrows / Dead Beat Dad / Johnny Butler) and after (Public Speaking / My Love MHz / Ruben Sindo Acosta) RSVP
♫ Pee Wee’s Big Adventure plus performances by Oberhofer / Lodro / Bueno @ McCarren Park Summerscreen (Bedford & No. 12th St) 6pm, FREE
♫ Q Tip @ Output (74 Wythe Ave) 8pm, $10

THURSDAY 7/18
• “The More You Ignore Me” @ Word (126 Franklin St) 7-8pm, FREE, Travis Nichols presents his new novel inspired by his time at Poetry Foundation’s blog, which follows the exploits of user Lynksys181 as he crashes the wedding blog of complete strangers, in conversation with Emily Gould about (mis)behavior on the Internet, Q&A, signing, RSVP
♦ You Are Here @ 3rd Ward (195 Morgan Ave) Opening Reception 7-10pm, group art show that invites viewers to disconnect from mediated distractions and fully engage with their surroundings, RSVP
♫ Jacques Renault / Classixx @ House of Vans (25 Franklin St) 7pm, FREE
* Tom Shillue’s Funny Story @ Brooklyn Brewery (79 North 11th St) 8pm, $10, The premise is simple: Tom and guests tell their best true stories, you drink Brooklyn beer and enjoy the show.
♫ Spirit of a Slained Eagle (Record Release) / Look, a Fang! / The Confidentials @ The Acheron (57 waterbury st) 8pm, $8
* Summer Noir @ City Reliquary (370 Metropolitan Ave) 8pm, featuring “After the Thin Man,” vintage cocktails, RSVP
♫ Sean Nicholas Savage / Jamaican Queens / Blanche Blanche Blanche / Regal Degal @ 285 Kent, 8pm, $8

FRIDAY 7/19
♫ Maracatu – a Brazilian Percussion Ensemble @ McGolrick Park, 6-7:30pm, Free
♦ The Moon & The Sun @ AC Gallery (107A North 3rd St) 6-9pm, Japanese artist Kanae Ito solo exhibition & live performance, More info
♦ Hearts of Palm @ Acumen Project Space (37-18 Northern Blvd., LIC) Opening Reception 6-8pm, Summer Groups Show with artists: Summer Group With Artists: Matthew Craven, David Maddy, Michelle Matson, Matt James Stone, Trish Tillman, RSVP
♦ Unhinged Paperworks @ Janet Kunatowski Gallery (205 Norman Ave.) 7-9pm, a collection of paper works

SATURDAY 7/20
♫ The So So Glos / The Moon Dudes / Las Rosas / New Cross / Greg Saunier @ Rippers (Beach 86, Rockaway) noon, FREE
♫ Gunfight / BOYTOY / Thizz Rattlers / DJ Double Head @ Union Pool (484 Union Ave) 2pm, FREE
# Aguardiente Party @ Cafecito Bogota (1015 Manhattan Ave) 6pm, cocktails, shots & empanada Specials all night
♫ Beasty / Braver / Manawi Thorn / Hooks @ Saint Vitus (1120 Manhattan Ave) 8pm, $8
♫ Soul Clap and Dance Off w/ Jonathan Toubin @ Brooklyn Bowl (61 Wythe Ave) 11:30pm, $21

SUNDAY 7/21
* Hosh Kids Yoga @ McGolrick Park, 11am, Free
♦ Other Rooms Press Poetry Reading @ t.d.b. (224 Franklin St) 1-3pm, FREE, A poetry reading in celebration of Other Rooms’ first print anthology, Ocellus Reseau, featuring poets Sapphire, Alan Gilbert, Melissa Goodrum, Susan Lewis, More info
♫ Spirit Plate / Lux Perpetua / Hippy / Friend Roulette @ Big Snow (89 Varet St) 8pm

MONDAY 7/22
☺ Free Cable Comedy Show @ Over The Eight (594 Union Ave) 8pm
# Brewed in Brooklyn Screening @ Brooklyn Brewery (79 North 11th St) 8pm, $10, The story of how Brooklyn was once the beer brewing capital of the world and could one day be again, Filmmakers Q & A, first free beer, Watch the Trailer, Buy Tix
♫ A Bunch of Dead People / Glockabelle / Hoya / Dead Beat Dad @ Glasslands Gallery (289 Kent Ave) 8:30pm, $10

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

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4th of July is Happening! Burgers, Boogies, Boils, Bashes, Beaches, BBQs! (6/3-6/7)

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5th of July Funk/Soul Party @ Manhattan Inn (632 Manhattan Ave) Midnight-4am, FREE, Dj Bengey is KEEPING IT FUNKY AND SOULFUL in his debut at Manhattan Inn, Greenpoint & Williamsburg’s premiere late night dance spot! RSVP

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WEDNESDAY (6/3)
♦ Drawings by James Ulmer @ Beginnings (110 Meserole Ave) Opening Reception 7-10pm, Ulmer’s drawings harmonize the naivety associated with memories of childhood picture making with sophisticated compositional choices and mark making decisions.
♫ The Free Keys / Sua / Whisky Bitches / Slim Charles @ Bar Matchless (557 Manhattan Ave) 7:30pm, $8, RSVP
* Punk Rope Happy Hour @ Greenpoint YMCA (99 Meserole St) 7:30-8:30pm, Celebrate the 4th early with an American ass-kicking, 14 U.S. rock tunes while jumping rope, rehydrate 9pm until late at the Capri Social Club (156 Calyer St), class is free Y Members and first 3 free for Y non-members, RSVP

THURSDAY (6/4) – 4th of July!!!
# Seafood Boil @ Maison Premiere (289 Bedford Ave) noon-8pm, music by Bedford Avenue Society Band
• 4th of July = Cheap Burgers @ Greenpoint Heights (278 Nassau Ave) noon, enjoy $5 burgers all day, plus patriotic drink specials!
♫ Back to the Beach @ Rippers (Boardwalk & 86th St, Rockaway) Free, 1-9pm, Performances by Friend Roulette / Celestial Shore / Pow Wow! / This Library Is On Fire / Hippy and The Road
# 4th of July BBQ @ The Richardson (451 Graham Ave) 2-6pm, Cheap $4 Brooklyn Beer, $10 Brooklyn Beer + Frankfurter with Pork Chili
♫ Beats and BBQ: The Star Spangled Boogie Marathon @ LP n’ Harmony (683 Grand St) 3pm-4am, FREE, dance music marathon, buy drinks get free BBQ
♫ 4th of July BBQ @ Secret Project Robot (389 Melrose St) 4pm-1am, Reggae, African and World Beats mixed with all day bbq with drink specials and sprinklers, art opening of the Tiny art show curated by John Eric Lawson
♫ Fourth of July Bash w/ 1-800-BAND / Endless Boogie / Dirty Fences @ Knockdown Center (52-19 Flushing Ave., Ridgewood) 8pm, Pizza by Roberta’s, beer by America, dogs and burgers by The Meathook
♫ Deafheaven / Marriages / Aun / Theologian @ 285 Kent Ave, 10:45pm, $10

David Scher, “Babel / Inferno,” @ Pierogi

FRIDAY (6/5)
♦ Unhinged @ Pierogi (177 North 9th St) 7-9pm, A sprawling salon installation tapping the depth and breadth of the Flat Files
♫ Nude Beach / Prince Rupert’s Drops @ Knitting Factory (361 Metropolitan Ave) 8pm, $10
♫ Le Bump @ Over Eight (594 Union Ave) 10pm, FREE, We’re not going to forget the singles we grew up with. Let’s get sweaty!
♫ 5th of July Funk/Soul Party @ Manhattan Inn (632 Manhattan Ave) Midnight-4am, FREE, Dj Bengey is KEEPING IT FUNKY AND SOULFUL in his debut at Manhattan Inn, RSVP

SATURDAY (6/6)
• Ghostbusters @ Nitehawk Cinema (136 Metropolitan Ave) 11:45am, $11, Tix
119 Underground @ Jewel St. Paradise (119 Jewel St) 12-6pm, Everything from ceramics, to paper goods & more! with refreshments & performances provided for shoppers. All in a Brooklyn basement
♫ Warm-Up @ PS1 (22-25 Jackson Ave) 3pm, $15,  w/The Martinez Brothers/ Kim Ann Foxman of Hercules / Love Affair DJ set, DJ Qu / Anthony Naples
♦ From The Streets Up @ Woodward Gallery (133 Eldridge St) 6-8pm, A street sculpture show curated by Royce Bannon and Cassius Fouler, RSVP
♫ The Call Up @ Boulevard Tavern (579 Meeker Ave) 9pm, FREE, Reggae, Soul, Punk by DJ’s Sandinista and Tiny Gem, Vinyl Only! $5 all YOU can eat BBQ

SUNDAY (6/7)
* Summer Sunday Slimdown Challenge @ McCarren Park, 1:30-2:30pm, FREE, Rain or Shine, Meet at Human@Ease (31 Nassau Ave) at 1:15pm, it is summer and it is time to lose those pounds, get that blood pumping and heart rate up every Sunday in July, RSVP
# Fiesta De La Carne @ TBD (224 Franklin St) 2-11pm, FREE, 500lbs of meat! burgers, dogs, salads, veggies burgers, steaks, more – ALL FREE!
☺ Run From The Police Comedy Show @ Muchmore’s (2 Havemeyer St) 8:30-11pm, FREE
♫ Jo Schornikow @ Manhattan Inn (632 Manhattan Ave) 9:30pm, Free

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

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Creek Party, BK Funk Fest, BK Night Bazaar, Handmade Cavalcade, Toy Drive, Rolling Jubilee: What’s Happening Greenpoint? (11/28-12/5)

It’s almost December and there is so much going on, like craft fairs, art shows, music benefits and so much more! There are more events in our weekly calendarSubmit Greenpoint events, too!

WEDNESDAY 11/28
• Newtown Creek Turns 10 Party @ Warsaw (261 Driggs Ave) 7-9pm, RSVP
♫ BK Funk Fest @ The Paper Box (17 Meadow St) 7:30, $15 – Thru 12/1, RSVP

THURSDAY 11/29
♫ Double King / Backwords / Cold Fronts @ Union Pool (484 Union Ave) 9pm, $7

FRIDAY 11/30
 Sandy Benefit Photo Pin-up Show @ Meble Studios (340 Morgan Ave, #7) 6:30-9pm, affordable art, drinks and snacks, 100% of all print sales will be donated to Occupy Sandy, More info
♫ Brooklyn Night Bazaar @ 45 N. 5th St, 6pm-midnight, Free, 200 of the borough’s most creative independent vendors, musicians, chefs, artists, breweries and wineries, More info
 Walter Schreifels @ Matchless (557 Manhattan Ave) 8pm
 Hilly Eye / Waxahatchee / Corita @ Saint Vitus (1120 Manhattan Ave) 8pm, $8

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SATURDAY 12/1
Handmade Holiday Cavalcade @ The Space (50 No. 3rd St) 11am-11pm, Etsy NY Team shares its hand-crafted artistry with perfect gifts: handmade clothing, jewelry, accessories, paper goods, bath and body treasures, toys, and housewares.
* Greenpoint Handskills Presents: Garlands @ Greenpoint Library (107 Norman Ave) 12-2pm, get in the handmade holiday spirit with us over doughnuts and coffee, learn how to make garlands, bunting, pom poms, and paper chains from yarn, felt, and paper, RSVP
 Holiday Art & Editions Sale @ Fourth Estate (272 Morgan Ave #F) 12-9pm, first annual holiday sale of prints by a small artist-run art print publishing company in Bushwick, buy artist books, ceramic multiples, band merchandise, albums, jewelry among other things such as popcorn…
* Rolling Jubilee Open House @ Judson Memorial Church (55 Washington Square South, NYC) 6pm, Learn how this amazing project has bought and erased over $8.6 million in debt
 Lena Henke @ Real Fine Arts (673 Meeker Ave) Opening Reception 7-10pm
♫ Brooklyn Night Bazaar @ 45 N. 5th St, 6pm-midnight, Free, 200 of the borough’s most creative independent vendors, musicians, chefs, artists, breweries and wineries, More info
♫ Hard Nips / Animal Tropical / The Roulettes @ Backroom at The Gutter (200 No. 14th St) 9pm, $5

SUNDAY 12/2
• Handmade Holiday Cavalcade @ The Space (50 No. 3rd St) 11am-11pm, Etsy NY Team shares its hand-crafted artistry with perfect gifts: handmade clothing, jewelry, accessories, paper goods, bath and body treasures, toys, and housewares.
• Slovak Club Ladies Auxiliary Penny Social @ (619 Manhattan Ave) 1pm, $5, Win terrific prizes like a flat panel TV, 50/50 Raffle, Coffee & cake served.
♫ Kimya Dawson / Rob Sonic / Sir Jarlsberg @ Europa (98 Meserole Ave) 7pm, $12

MONDAY 12/3
• THE WORST! @ Good Bye Blue Monday (1087 Broadway, Bushwick) 8-9:30pm, $5, a hilarious evening of writers, musicians, and other weirdos telling stories about the worst jobs, roommates, and dates they’ve ever had, RSVP

TUESDAY 12/4
 Big Brooklyn Holiday Toy Drive @ Red Star (37 Greenpoint Ave) 7pm, $20 donation or a new, unwrapped toy, valued at $20, food, open bar, DJs, raffle, door prizes, RSVP

WEDNESDAY 12/5
• Subjectified: Nine Young Women Talk about Sex, A Documentary @ YWCA (30 3rd Ave, BK) 7pm, FREE, Screening a cutting-edge documentary that lets women define sexuality on their own terms, RSVP
• 94th Precinct Meeting @ Church of the Ascension (122 Java St) 7pm
♫ Miniboone / Leapling / Quiet Loudly / Wilder Maker @ Death By Audio (49 So. 2nd St) 8pm, $7

* Greenpointers’ Pick
♫ Music
♥ SANDY BENEFIT
♦ Art Event

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