Saint Vitus

Sumo Party, Firestone Fest, The Hustle – What’s happening, Greenpoint? (11/11–11/17)

Double6Flyer_200[Sponsored]  Subject Matters Double 6 Studio, 66 Green St, Saturday and Sunday 11/14-15 4pm, FREE
An exhibition presenting a group of photographers who each communicate distinct perspectives, aesthetics, and themes, More info

12193361_769589153164249_2365669854349336163_nGreenpoint Artist Mixer & Open Meeting
The Diamond, 43 Franklin Ave
November 11, 7:30pm, FREE, RSVP
We are gearing up for a Spring 2016 Greenpoint Open Studios (end of April) and want to bring Greenpoint artists and arts appreciators together for an initial open meeting. Extended happy hour until 9pm!

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83-exxlWEDNESDAY 11/11
* Pot Painting Workshop
@ Dusty Rose Vintage (251 Greenpoint Ave) 7pm, $50, Create a symbolically charged, hand-painted flower pot with symbolic meaning, More info
♫ Antibalas Residency @ Brooklyn Bowl (61 Wythe Ave) 8pm, $15, With Santigold and Superhuman Happiness, More info

12140146_10206948148717850_8770284605903729848_oTHURSDAY 11/12
* Coloring Book Party
@ Word (126 Franklin St) 7pm, FREE, Join the coloring craze with the exquisite, kaleidoscopic designs of Payton Cosell Turner, More info
 Monko Sexo Trasho @ Videology (308 Bedford Ave) 7pm, $8, A night of video oddities and standup comedy, RSVP

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Greenpointers Fall Market, Back to the Future, Warper Party – What’s happening, Greenpoint? (10/21–10/27)

12045551_10155996534795447_7517165769783148547_oGreenpointers Fall Market
Greenpoint Loft (67 West St), Sunday (10/25) 1-7pm, FREE More info

We’re so excited to bring the beautiful Greenpoint Loft alive with our Foliage & Foragers–themed market! It will be a day filled with FREE activities, refreshments, epic local shopping, live music, and, most importantly, the wonderful people of Greenpoint. There will be spicy buttered rum, craft beer, face painting, henna tattoos, tarot cards, 50+ vendors, and more!! RSVP

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12108219_10153644564324120_8646434913506647632_nWEDNESDAY 10/21
* Great Scott! Back to the Future 2 @ The Chain Theater (21-28 45th Rd) 7pm, $15, Celebrate Back to the Future‘s 30th anniversary and the year Marty travels to the future with the Usual Rejects, Buy tix
♫ Warper Party @ Tender Trap (66 Greenpoint Ave) 8pm, FREE, Two rooms of omnidigital art and music, plus visuals, interactive art, and workshops, RSVP

619034-250THURSDAY 10/22
* The Quirk Thing
@ Pete’s Candy Store (709 Lorimer St) 6pm, FREE, Join Living Quirky NYC to be curious, open-minded, to connect, and to delight in the multi-faceted spectrum of who we are, More info
* Don’t Lose Your Head: The Science Behind Preventing the Zombie Apocalypse
@ Brooklyn Brewery (79 North 11th St) 7:30pm, $20, Network with other young professionals interested in the environment, wildlife conservation, and public health at this fun and informative event presented by the EcoHealth Alliance Young Professionals Council, Buy tix

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National Sawdust, Sugar Sweets, Craft Coffee Fest – What’s happening, Greenpoint? (9/30–10/06)

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11922829_10205428379734358_7246412433055935582_oWEDNESDAY 9/30
* Voices of Brooklyn: Fathers Beyond Blood @ St. Paul’s Theater (334 South 5th St) 6:30pm, FREE, Hear stories about the men that helped to shape artist and performer Alberto Cortes’ experience while he was growing up in Williamsburg, RSVP
^ Melville House Book Club @ Rough Trade (64 North 9th St) 6:30pm, FREE, Discuss The Next Next Level, a book about Juiceboxxx, rap, art, fandom and friendship, RSVP

565995-250THURSDAY 10/01
# Cheese & Pickle Tasting @ Eastern District (1053 Manhattan Ave) 6pm, FREE, Tastings from Sheila Flanagan of Nettle Meadow Farm and Elena Balletta of Brooklyn Brine, More info
* The Pharmacy Project’s Pearl @ Triskelion Arts (106 Calyer St) 8pm, $16, This performance explores how a name builds strength in character, and the associations it maintains as time goes on, Buy tix

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Greenpoint Block Fest, Nightsoil, Cider Celebration – What’s happening, Greenpoint? (9/23–9/29)

BrooklynPour_Logo_Ad_2015[sponsored] 5th Annual Village Voice Brooklyn Pour Craft Beer Festival

Brooklyn Expo Center, 72 Noble St,
Saturday 9/26, 3pm, $55
Featuring over 100+ craft brews from New York and beyond, aficionados can sample the best seasonal, micro, and reserve brews, plus enjoy food, entertainment, and more! Buy tix

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Screen Shot 2015-09-21 at 2.15.31 PMWEDNESDAY 9/23
* Who Is Bozo Texino? @ Light Industry (155 Freeman St) 7:30pm, $8, A poetic inquiry into the aesthetics and culture of hobo graffiti, More info
♫ Fancy Hair @ Macri Park (462 Union Ave) 11pm, FREE, With DJs Dicap and Timothy Allen Living, shows, tattoos, and more, RSVP

fall-feteTHURSDAY 9/24
* Archipelago Books Fall Fête @ Wythe Hotel (80 Wythe Ave) 7pm, $60, Celebrate world literature and independent publishing with an open bar, appetizers, live music, raffles, gift bags, and good books, More info
# Aaron Burr Cider Celebration @ North Brooklyn Farms (320 Kent Ave) 7pm, $95, A sampling of Aaron Burr ciders will be paired with a bountiful five-course farm-to-table meal, Buy tix
☺ Drunk Science @ Annoyance Theater (367 Bedford Ave) 9:30pm, $5, Three intoxicated comedians compete to present the best scientific dissertation to a panel of real scientists, More info
* Out of the Ash @Glasshouse ArtLifeLab (246 Union Ave) Opening night 8pm, $25 An immersive, multimedia theater experience that transports guests to a fantastically maniacal realm where a cyclically diabolical house party takes place. Buy tix

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Supervillains, Morning Gloryville, Mallrats – What’s happening, Greenpoint? (7/29 to 8/04)

[sponsored] KID EXPRESS! classlogoBLUEat Triskelion Arts
After-school classes for children age 4 to 7 in the Expressive Arts.
Trial classes offered in Aug/Sept:
TUESDAYS: Dance as Storytelling – Creative movement and dance, confidence and team building
THURSDAYS: The World’s A Stage! – Life skills and how to be awesome through theater games and circus arts
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10411862_686182497708_9115951935707975432_nWEDNESDAY 7/29
* Voices of Brooklyn: Alter (Quilts) as Memorials @ St. Paul’s Theater (334 South 5th St) 7:o0pm, FREE, Jazz, Soul, and Funk fusion is paired with stories of heroes of Williamsburg past, who are memorialized through art quilts by Smithsonian featured quilter Sylvia Hernandez, aka the Brooklyn Quilt Girl, RSVP
^ Zine Release & Erotic Reading @ Molasses Books (770 Hart St) 8pm, FREE, Celebrate the release of Volume 2 of the She/Folk Zine and relish in a reading of erotica stories by women from the self-published collection Ripe, RSVP

KGO-Villains-Doom-219x283THURSDAY 7/30
 Kevin Geeks Out About Super Villains @ Nitehawk Cinema (136 Metropolitan Ave) 9:30pm, $15, Comedian Kevin Maher takes an obsessive look at some of the best and worst super villains, More info 
♫ Morgan O’Kane @ Black Bear Bar (70 North 6th St) 10:30pm, FREE, With Lonesome Leash, RSVP  Continue reading

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Outer Space Party, Pedals & Pi, Ladies Arm Wrestling – What’s Happening, Greenpoint? (3/11–3/17)

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498858-250WEDNESDAY 3/11
# Fuck Cancer @ Brooklyn Brewery (79 North 11th St) 8pm, $50, A North Brooklyn restaurant & bar tasting event and silent auction, Buy tix
* Khal @ Glasshouse (246 Union Ave) 8pm, FREE, Sketched animation of visual scores will be accompanied by spoken word interpretations, RSVP

Screen Shot 2015-03-10 at 8.51.49 PMTHURSDAY 3/12
* Rally for Bushwick Inlet Park @ City Hall (Broadway & Murray St) 1pm, FREE, Help hold the City of New York to their promised of building a park on the North Brooklyn Waterfront, More info 
♫ Boom Baby
@ Macri Park (462 Union Ave) 10pm, FREE, A Thursday night dance party that brings together the best of hip-hop, rock, house, and Latin tunes, RSVP

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Van Halen Tribute Band Van Heusen Live at Saint Vitus Tomorrow 9/13

Did you know one of Greenpoint’s best bars is named in tribute of Van Halen? That’s right, The Diamond Bar is in fact an homage to “Diamond” David Lee Roth. But for owner Dave Pollack, it doesn’t end there. He also happens to front a Van Halen tribute band called Van Heusen. They’ll be playing Saturday night at Saint Vitus. Check out details about the show, the pre-party, and an interview with Dave on the band and his love for Van Halen. Continue reading

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All Axis Music Live Video Series Interview and Ticket Giveaway For The Men and Obits at The Wick (5/10)

I’ve recently had the pleasure of discovering All Axis Music, a video series of live performances shot at venues all over the city. I spoke with the man behind the project, Chris Piazza. Besides a cool interview, we have coordinated a ticket giveaway for the next show he’ll be shooting! That’s right, you have a chance to win free tickets to see The Men, Obits, and Nude Beach at The Wick (260 Meserole St.) this Saturday.

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“This Song Definitely Goes Out to Brooklyn – ‘I Hate You’” – Suicide File Reunion at St. Vitus (8/8)

© Dylan Lappin

On August 8, Boston hardcore band The Suicide File played a sold-out reunion show at St. Vitus as a preview to their appearance at the This Is Hardcore festival in Philadelphia. Panic, another Boston hardcore band that was active at the same time as The Suicide File, also reunited for the show, playing for the first time since 2006. Incendiary and Believer/Law opened.  Continue reading

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