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Summer Solstice Party, Pride Ball, Zombie Crawl – What’s Happening, Greenpoint? (6/22–6/28)

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Screen Shot 2016-06-21 at 10.53.56 AMWEDNESDAY 6/22
* Himapan: Lotus Leaf Painting @ Brooklyn Art Library (28 Frost St) 3pm, $95, Flex your creative muscle and paint a lotus masterpiece; get 30% off with code PAINT, More info
 James Brown vs. Prince @ The Hall at MP (470 Driggs Ave) 8pm, $18, Featuring members of the  Trey Anastasio Band, Lettuce, Turkuaz, Kung Fu, Rubblebucket, Jazz Is PHSH, and more, Buy tix

737760-250THURSDAY 6/23
* Craft Party @ Brooklyn Craft Co (61 Greenpoint Ave) 7pm, $55, Make five different DIY projects, from macrame to mini-bookbinding to glass etching, More info
 The Wild Honey Pie Presents @ Rough Trade (64 North 9th St) 8pm, $15, With Soak and Overcoats, Buy tix
* Puppet Playlist #21: Dolly Parton @ Triskelion Arts (106 Calyer St) 8:30pm, $13, A group of puppeteers and musicians create original works of puppetry and music based on a musical theme, Buy tix

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Suffragette City, The Quirk Thing, Pole Position – What’s Happening, Greenpoint? (5/25–5/31)

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Orphan-Action-League-Promo-ImageWEDNESDAY 5/25
 Orphan Action League @ Annoyance Theater (367 Bedford Ave) 8:30pm, $10, Watch as the orphans battle child-labor-factory-owning Grandpa Moneybags who’s out to overtake the town, More info
* Blonde Ambition @ Over the Eight (594 Union Ave) 8:30pm, FREE, A comedy show by blondes, for blondes, More info

6806e62c-7df4-4fe8-8fcf-c69c00a4a5f5-219x323THURSDAY 5/26
* The Quirk Thing @ Pete’s Candy Store (709 Lorimer St) 6:15pm, FREE, A talent show with a twist, More info
^ Ladies Night 
@ Big Irv’s (381 Hooper St) 7:30pm, FREE, An evening of storytelling by all girls hosted by Shelby Thompson and Adam Selbst, RSVP
* Kevin Geeks Out Abou Sex Scenes @ Nitehawk Cinema (136 Metropolitan Ave) 9:30pm, $15, Comedian Kevin Maher welcomes his wife and co-host (romance novelist Rebecca Rogers Maher) for a two-hour video variety show looking at pop culture’s most memorable sex scenes, More info

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Secret Spring, Prose Bowl, Record Fair – What’s Happening, Greenpoint? (5/11–5/17)

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ScottIanWEDNESDAY 5/11
 Sacred Song Study @ The Ark (107 Green St) 7pm, FREE, An intentional gathering promoting the development and deeper learning of traditional sacred songs from around the world, More info
^ Scott Ian in Conversation @ Saint Vitus (1120 Manhattan Ave) 7pm, $20, Word presents Scott Ian discussing his memoir I’m the Man: The Story of That Guy from Anthrax with Keith Buckley, vocalist of Every Time I Die and debut author of the novel Scale, More info

707678-250THURSDAY 5/12
^ Book Launch: Spontaneous Urban Plants @ Word (126 Franklin St) 7pm, FREE, Spontaneous Urban Plants investigates the role of weeds in the urban ecosystem by profiling a cross section of weeds, More info
☺ Detention @ Annoyance Theater (367 Bedford Ave) 8pm, $5, Watch the Annoyance NY’s improv instructors screw up everything they teach, More info
* We Know Edie LaMinx Had a Gun @ Standard Toykraft (722 Metropolitan Ave) 8pm, $15, A play exploring the sensationalism surrounding the life and death of a fabulous drag queen, Buy tix

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Air Guitar Qualifiers, Party & Pie, Soundpainting Festival – What’s Happening, Greenpoint? (5/04–5/10)

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Edible-16.05-FeastWithAndrew-780x780WEDNESDAY 5/04
# A Beer-y Good Meal @ Brooklyn Brewery (79 North 11th St) 6pm, $45, A three-course, family-style meal presented by Edible Brooklyn, Buy tix
# Sugar & Suffering: The North Brooklyn Chapter @ Gallery AWA (61 Greenpoint Ave) 7pm, FREE, A talk on the impact of sugar refining in Brooklyn and the legacy it has left behind, RSVP

13102789_1595585854065846_2075950800541247950_nTHURSDAY 5/05
# Pipeworks Cinco de Meow-o Ninja Festival @ Brouwerij Lane (78 Greenpoint Ave) 7pm, FREE, A themed fiesta showcasing taps and bottles of Pipeworks beer, RSVP
 NYC Soundpainting Festival @ The Firehouse Space (246 Frost St) 8pm, $12, A three-day fest presenting this multi-disciplinary live-composing sign language for musicians, actors, dancers, and visual artists, RSVP

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The Peril of the Birds, Plus Election Aftermath — The Hook-Up 4/22

That's Ted Cruz territory in yellow. All hail the Sewage King. (via New York Times)
That’s Ted Cruz territory in yellow. All hail the Sewage King. (via New York Times)
What’s stopping Greenpoint’s birds in their tracks? A discussion on the North Brooklyn Community page on Facebook brought attention to a weird prevalence of dead birds (and even a hawk) around the bus stop on the corner of Lorimer and Driggs, supposedly after flying into the glass.
 
As you’re surely all aware, Bernie’s best electoral NYC performance took place in Greenpoint. What you don’t know is that Ted Cruz’s also did. He didn’t just win by one vote, though. He won with one vote. Yeah, just read the thing.
 

Re: shutting down Riker’s Island: the city’s looking into it. But apparently it’s looking at Greenpoint as a potential site for a new satellite jail where it can transfer inmates.

The latest news in the L Train saga is that the city is setting its sights on 2019 as closure time. But things are still inconclusive.

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Hot Sauce Expo, Legacy of the Witch, End of Bread – What’s happening, Greenpoint? (4/20–4/26)

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downloadWEDNESDAY 4/20
* Dusty Rose 4/20 Pop-Up @ Dusty Rose Vintage (251 Greenpoint Ave) 7pm, FREE, In honor of stoners’ favorite day, there will be ceramic pipes, weed-themed items, live screenprinting, and 20% off, More info
 Roll Me Up and Smoke Me When I Die @ Manhattan Inn (632 Manhattan Ave) 10pm, FREE, A tribute to Willie Nelson presented by Hypnocraft, More info

89_EdpTHURSDAY 4/21
^ Updates, or C’est la Vie @ Triple Canopy (155 Freeman St) 7pm, $5, an evening of readings with poets Gabriela Jauregui, Maxwell Paparella, and Mónica de la Torre, More info
* Cinema Club Vol 51: Wandering @ Videology (308 Bedford Ave) 8pm, FREE, Featuring shorts from directors Andrew Gitomer, Anu Valia, Mohammad Adel, Sophia Tamburrini, and Greg Browe, More info
 The End of Bread @ The Hall at MP (470 Driggs Ave) 8pm, $20, A night of merriment and matzoh-themed pop music with the Jewbadours, Buy tix

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Luminous Flux, Speed Metal Dating, Comedy in Dance – What’s happening, Greenpoint? (4/06–4/12)

12494936_1269884993025031_2859851987474018942_n[sponsored] Dancing on My Own ’80s–’00s Prom
Saturday, April 16, 10pm, $5
Littlefield (622 Degraw St)
This prom season, bury high school in the past and come party with the skint. It’s prom without the pressure, not to mention all those added expenses like dinner, hairdressers, limos, and subsequent limo cleaning (after one too many glasses of punch). There will be music by DJ Steve Reynolds, balloons up the wazoo, $5–8 drink specials, and a virtual date photo booth where you can choose your own arm candy. RSVP

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Edible-16.04-CheeseWEDNESDAY 4/06
# How to Eat Cheese @ Brooklyn Brewery (79 North 11th St) 8pm, $10, An evening of cheese-centric demonstrations and Q&A with experts, Buy tix
♫ 88′ Cutlass Record Release @ Muchmore’s (2 Havemeyer St) 8pm, FREE, With Whocoulditbe / Cozy Craig / Sleep2, More info

29-ogTHURSDAY 4/07
 The Wild Honey Pie Presents Step Rockets EP Release @ Baby’s All Right (146 Broadway) 8pm, $10, With George Clanton / Glassio, Buy tix
* Comedy in Dance Festival @ Triskelion Arts (106 Calyer St) 8pm, $17.87, A slew of movement-based work that tickle the audience’s funny bone, Buy tix
☺ Baby Ian Falls Down a Well @ Annoyance Theater (367 Bedford Ave) 9pm, $5, Written by and starring Ian Lockwood and Sophie Zucker; directed by Philip Markle, More info
♫ Joakim @ Good Room (98 Meserole Ave.) 10pm, $10 or Free with RSVP before midnight, with Paul Raffaele, Buy tix

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Ghostship Ball, Knife Salon, Stitch-In – What’s happening, Greenpoint? (3/30–4/05)

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-cover mar.inddWEDNESDAY 3/30
* Participatory Budgeting Expo @ Greenpoint Beer & Ale (7 North 15th St) 6pm, FREE, Meet your neighbors and learn about each of the proposed projects on the ballot from the people who developed them, More info
* We Missed You Party @ Kinfolk (94 Wythe Ave) 7pm, FREE, Celebrate the relaunch of Vice‘s completely redesigned magazine, More info
♫ Jacques’ Experimental Church Concert @ San Damiano Mission (85 N 15th Street), 8pm, FREE, Anyone is welcome to bring a random object to contribute and Jacques, a French electro artist, will incorporate it into his soundscape of experimental electronic music.
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Screen Shot 2016-03-29 at 11.18.29 AMTHURSDAY 3/31
☺ We the People Live @ Over the Eight (594 Union Ave) 7:30pm, FREE, Comics and journalists join HuffPost LIVE host Josh Zepps to break down the headlines—and one another, RSVP
Trauma Salon: Idealism & Icthyosis @ Panoply Performance Lab (104 Meserole St) 8pm, With Robert Pepper, David Ian Griess, Alex Cohen, Sylva Dean and Me, and Janna Pelle, RSVP
 In Memory of Michael @ Brooklyn Bowl (61 Wythe Ave) 8pm, $10, Michael Jackson’s Off the Wall performed in its entirety by 11-piece band Atomic Funk Project, More info

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Greenpoint Gallery Night, The Big Meat, Depresso Carnival – What’s happening, Greenpoint? (3/16–3/22)

Erica-Joy-Dunn_Pre-Natal-Reiki_3-19-16_Wild-Was-Mama_180[sponsored] Pre-Natal and Post-Partum Community Reiki With Erica Joy Dunn @ Wild Was Mama (272 Driggs Ave)
Saturday March 19, 4-5pm, $25–$50 suggested
All are welcome, so come and receive a healing Reiki treatment! During a Reiki treatment, positive energy flows, cleansing the body of built up toxins or pain. It soothes shock, calms the mind and emotions, and accelerates the body’s natural ability to heal itself while promoting a state of total relaxation and well-being. More info

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trufle_flyer_finalWEDNESDAY 3/16
# Gusto del Tartufo @ Adelina’s (159 Greenpoint Ave) 7pm, $79, Chef Timothy Pakron teams up with U.S. Veg Corp for a 4-course truffle-focused vegan dinner, More info
# The Big Meat @ Greenpoint Beer & Ale (7 North 15th St) 7pm, $70, A gastronomic look at the Revolutionary Era, featuring oysters, ale flips, roast lamb, and more, Buy tix
*LookBooker Brooklyn Launch Party @Bull in the Heather Salon (219 Calyer St) 7pm, FREE, champagne evening plus a complimentary blow out and Oribe treatment ($120 value), RSVP

Kitsune_500-500x706THURSDAY 3/17
# Out With the Old In With the New @ Brouwerij Lane (78 Greenpoint Ave) 7pm, FREE, Help Brouwerij get rid of all their extra beer so they can make room for new beer, RSVP
^ Depresso Carnival
@ Villain (50 North 3rd St) 8pm, FREE, An immersive comedy-show-meets-art-exhibit to celebrate the launch of the book Weeping in Public, RSVP
 Kitsuné Club Night: Disco Edition @ The Good Room (98 Meserole Ave) 10pm, $25, With Todd Edwards / Zimmer / Cassian / Kartell / Justin Strauss / HART, Buy tix

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Domestic Obscura, Charming Disaster, The Prose Bowl – What’s happening, Greenpoint? (3/09–3/15)

a9736135-b654-4848-8606-d5c71c58f954[sponsored] Community Reiki With Erica Joy Dunn @ Narayana Integrative Center (191 Nassau Ave)
Saturday March 12, 3pm, $25–$50 suggested
Come and receive a healing Reiki treatment! During a Reiki treatment, positive energy flows, cleansing the body of built up toxins or pain. It soothes shock, calms the mind and emotions, and accelerates the body’s natural ability to heal itself while promoting a state of total relaxation and well-being. More info

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sensibleposterWEDNESDAY 3/09
 The Sensible Show @ Annoyance Theater (367 Bedford Ave) 7pm, $5, Standup showcase featuring Matt Koff, Naomi Ekperigin, and Ashley Brooke Roberts, More info
 Unknown Relatives @ Good Room (98 Meserole Ave) 8pm, $6, With The Fucktons / The Dirty Blondes / The Casey Hopkins Duo, RSVP

12694974_1729323384020508_8155083786615895312_oTHURSDAY 3/10
^ Book Launch: Streetfight @ Brooklyn Bowl (61 Wythe Ave) 7pm, FREE, Streetfight deconstructs how NYC’s former Director of Transportation Janette Sadik-Khan transformed the streets into dynamic spaces that are safe for pedestrians and bikers, More info
 Someguysenterprise Presents Play @ Muchmore’s (2 Havemeyer St) 9pm, $5, With Isis Swaby / Neuport / Jamar Jacobs / Steezytroburgers / DJ Noir, RSVP

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