☺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
• 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
*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
• 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
# 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 # Foodie Event
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 THURSDAY4/18 • 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
WEDNESDAY 4/10 ♫ Taj Mahal Trio @Brooklyn Bowl (61 Wythe Ave) Door at 6pm, $25, Composer, multi-instrumentalist and vocalist Taj Mahal performs blues and roots music, More Info * L Magazine’s and Kanine Records’ 10th Anniversary @Union Pool (484 Union Ave) 8pm, FREE, Xray Eyeballs / Lodro/ Valleys, RSVP ♫Araabmuzik @ The OutPost (74 Wythe Ave,) 10pm, $15, Tix
• Williamsburg Greenpoint Food Co-op Community Meeting @ Greenpoint Reformed Church (136 Milton St) 7-9pm, RSVP
♦ Hyperbolic @ Beginnings (110 Meserole Ave) Opening Reception 7-9pm, FREE, Artist Matt Leines, RSVP ♫ Brain-Cave Festival 2013 (4/11-4/14) @Europa (98 Meserole Ave) 7pm, $12-40, Brooklyn music festival featuring the borough’s brightest and most innovative underground/indie bands, RSVP ☺AbeMixture: A Storm Of Words @ Legion Bar (790 Metropolitan Ave) 7:30pm, FREE, Comedians Liz Miele/Rob Cantrell/Justy Dodge/Lauren Ireland/Ken Jepsen and J LaLond, RSVP ♫ Diarrhea Planet / Wild Yaks / Flagland @Shea Stadium (20 Meadow St, Bushwick) 8pm, $8, RSVP
♦ Aura @ The One Well (165 Greenpoint Ave) Opening Reception 7-10pm, a collection of watercolor + ink works by Amanda Brown, RSVP ♦ Death In Flesh @ Laundry Lung Gallery (67 West Street, Suite #214) Opening Reception 7-9pm, featuring the ink works of Emma Kohlmann and photography by Caroline Schub, curated by Nicole Aiello, RSVP ♦Static @ Calico Gallery (67 West St #206, Brooklyn) Opening Reception 7-9pm, works by Elana Adler and Hannah Lamar Simmons, RSVP ♫ Wavves / Fidlar / Cheatahs @ Shea Stadium (20 Meadow St) 8pm, More Info
*Greenpointers Spring Market @ From The Source (69 West St) noon-6pm, Drink, Eat (tons of local food vendors), Photobooth, Nail Art, Live Music via Brain-Cave Festival, and Shop an impressive line up of local vendors, RSVP • Greencycle Swap @ St. Nicks Alliance (2 Kingsland Ave), Williamsburg Beacon(88 N 11th St), Grand Street Campus (850 Grand St) noon-4pm, $5, Drop off your cleaned gently-used & working items, browse the selection & take as many riches as you can carry! More Info • Reading @ Milk and Roses (1110 Manhattan Ave) 7pm, FREE, a poetry cabaret featuring Michelle Taransky / Emily Hunt / Caitlin Grace McDonnell & Tim Requarth on piano, RSVP * Curatorial Talk with Lon Black @ City Reliquary (370 Metropolitan Ave) 7:30-10pm, a visit to pre-1907 New York City with a slide show, lecture and tour of “Greetings From the City of New York.” ♫ Doldrums / Friends / Sean Nicholas Savage @285 Kent, 8pm, $12, RSVP
• Ridgewood Market@ Gottscheer Hall (657 Fairview Ave) 11am, art, vintage, local crafts, food, drinks, RSVP • Gotham Writers Workshop @ Word (126 Franklin St) 2-3pm, FREE, Join writer Shelly Oria for a fiction writing class on generating ideas and storytelling techniques, then share your work in a dynamic and supportive environment, RSVP ♫ Mmoss / Quilt / Prince Rupert’s Drops / Electric Mess @ Glasslands (289 Kent) 8pm, $10, RSVP
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
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
Yes, I said sweat lodge. And crawfish boil. And I personally promise that the fat hairy men in the photo above will not be there – sadly! (Do they even know that this photo exists on the magical interweb?)
This Sunday March 24, 2013 at The Diamond (43 Franklin St) at 3pm, the Center for Investigative Research is presenting The Double Boiler! They “provide the sweat-lodge, plunge-pool, and shaman–you just bring your bathing suit and your sinful self,” … and a towel. The sweaty part is free. The fishy part, “a genuine Crawfish Boil for those who like their schvitz a bit fishy…” they say, “costs money.” How much? I don’t know! RSVP.
Calling the low, the weak, and the ungodly! Gather near, ye faithless, ye mentally infirm and spiritually bereft!
This is the end of days and that rumble in the distance is the wagons of The Little Top Circus & Medicine Show, rolling into town to save your sad sinner’s soul. Led by the evangelically infamous Good Reverend Doctor Professor Elucius Clay, this sideshow of cautionary tales will horrify (watch as Stitch the Geek mutilates his own flesh!), titillify (surrender to the undulant charms of the reigning Miss Coney Island, Cherry Delight, and the bosomosity of Miss Direction), and flummox (recoil at Bobby Phobia’s feats of physiology), all to the blood-stirring musicianing of Texas Red (“The Gypsy Fiddler”) and Ratty Mousebites & Miz E of The Hot Sardines.
The Little Top Circus & Medicine Show
Saturday, 2/23 10pm doors
702 Union Street @ 5th Avenue, Brooklyn (directions)
WEDNESDAY 1/2 ♫Mondo Generator/Saviours/Wino @ Saint Vitus (1120 Manhattan Ave) 8-11pm $10, RSVP *Ghostbusters Screening @Videology (308 Bedford Ave) 8:30-11:45pm FREE. Watch episodes The Real Ghostbusters and stay late for Ghostbusters II, drink specials
THURSDAY 1/3 *Vol. 1 Brooklyn Present “Rust Belt Chic” Release Party @ Public Assembly (70 N6th St) 7pm, FREE, event celebrating the book’s release. RSVP ♫Country Mice/Slothbear/Treatment & Legs like Tree Trunks @ Shea Stadium (20 Meadow St, Bushwick) 8pm $8. RSVP
FRIDAY 1/4 ♦ Adam Parker Smith @ Storefront Bushwick (16 Wilson Ave) Opening Reception, 6-9pm, an artist whose work mixes cultural critique, ontological trickery, and mordant fetishism to create works of humor, pathos, and irony, RSVP ♦The Order of Things @ NURTUREart Gallery (56 Bogart St) Opening Reception 7-9pm, curated by Jamillah James, Artists: Lisha Bai, Leah Beeferman, Ethan Greenbaum, Elisa Lendvay, Demetrius Oliver, Allyson Vieira, and Joe Winter ♫Math the Band/Backlights/Teen Commandments @ Glasslands (289 Kent Ave) 8:30pm $10, RSVP • Punk Rock Sock Hop @ Gutter (200 No. 14th St) 8:45pm, $5, Shady Hawkins/GLTR PNCH /Amy & the Stiffs, RSVP
SATURDAY 1/5 ♫Hip Hop Dance Party @ Brooklyn Fireproof (119 Ingraham St) 10pm, Third installment of Brooklyn Wildlife’s 12 DAYS OF ART event series, RSVP
SUNDAY 1/6 • Greenpointers Sunday Supper @ Beloved (674 Manhattan Ave) 7-9pm, prepared by a trio called Plate Tectonics, Menu here, Only a Few Suppers Left, Reserve Now
MONDAY 1/7 ♫Trisha Ivy @ Pete’s Candy Store (709 Lorimer St) 7pm, Brooklyn based singer/songwriter from Memphis, TN. Her music is a foot stompin’, vocally driven mix of old country and folk with a whole lotta soul behind it.
TUESDAY 1/8 *PUNDERDOME 3000 @ Littlefields (622 Degraw St, Gowanus) 8-11pm $6, All are welcome but only the first 18 individuals/duos to sign-up at the door will have a chance to compete. Punmasters are determined through a democratic (and slightly tipsy) “human clap-o-meter” system RSVP
* Greenpointers’ Pick ♫ Music ♥ Pheremones likely ♦ Art Event
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WEDNESDAY 12/19 ♦No Wave Performance Task Force Presents “Women’s Group” @ Vaudeville Park (26 Bushwick Ave) 7:30pm, Conceptual open house, all welcome to perform or provide audience/response, purpose is to brainstorm, share work and party before Christmas! More Info •Poker Philanthropy @ T.B.D (224 Franklin St) 7:45pm, Support Wounded Warrior Project, whose mission is to honor and empower wounded veterans. RSVP to pokerphilanthropy (AT) gmail.com •Mexi-Christmas Movie @ La Gringa Taqueria (800 Grand St) 8pm, FREE screening of “National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation” underneath an army tent out with wood-burning stove, large-format movie screen, free Mexican hot chocolate and cookies, RSVP: 718-640-0500
THURSDAY 12/20 •Krampus Party @ Brouwerij Lane (78 Greenpoint Ave) 6-10pm, More Info *Nouveaux Cinemas Film Festival @ Berry Park (4 Berry St) 6:30-8:30pm, FREE, Screening of short films and a live concert by VideoVideo, More Info *Drink for a cause @ Exley (1 Jackson St) 7-9pm, $5, Brooklyn Kickball & The Automotive Highschool bring you a night of Free Beer and Holiday Cheer benefiting the Williamsburg Automotive HS, RSVP *The No Office Holiday Party @ Littlefield (622 Degraw St, Gowanus) 8pm, $6, Wyatt Cenac Stand-up set, inappropriate photo opps in Hot Santa photobooth, dancing, spiked punch, More Info
FRIDAY 12/21 – APOCALYPSE!!! • Holiday Market + Bender @ Gowanus Print Lab (54 Second Ave) 6-11pm, Local artisans present their wares and works plus custom gift wrap, booze, music, screen printing, More Info ♫ Apocalypse Party @ 285 Kent Ave, 8pm, $8, Music by Prince Rama / Dickpic /Ami Dand, All Ages, RSVP ♫ Karaoke to the End! @ Connie O’s (158 Norman Ave) 10pm, apocalyptic holiday buddy-hang at Greenpoint’s best drive bar! RSVP ♫ End of The World Party @ Glasslands (289 Kent Ave) 11:30pm, $10, Music by Peter Hadar & Funkbot, DJ’s, cheap drinks, Buy Tix ♫ Apocalypse Party @ Cameo Gallery (93 N 6th St) 11:55pm, $15, French electro-jazz electronic experimentalist, Joakim curates a soundtrack to end all and NYC disco king, Jacques Renault takes the stage, RSVP
SATURDAY 12/22 • The Little Top Circus & Medicine Show @ Union Hall (702 Union St, Park Slope) 8:30pm-midnight, Sermons, snake oil, magic, feats of strength, burlesque, geekery and jazz so hot you’ll swear you smell brimstone. RSVP
SUNDAY 12/23 •A Christmas Story @ Nitehawk Cinema (136 Metropolitan Ave) noon, $11, instead of watching it on TV, see it on the big screen! More Info ♦Holiday Party + 1- Year Anniversary @ Storefront Bushwick (16 Wilson Ave) 4-6pm, curated by David Harper. RSVP ♥ Xmaslites in Dyker Heights and Dim Sum @ City Hall (131 Duane St, NYC) 12:30pm, Five Borough Bicycle Club (5BBC) combines two Christmas traditions—colorful lights and Chinese food—on this 20 mil. group ride. More Info
* Greenpointers’ Pick ♫ Music ♥ Pheremones likely ♦ Art Event
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WEDNESDAY 12/12 ♥ Craft Fair @ Lodge (318 Grand St) 6-10pm, drink specials, Rockaways raffle, handmade crafts ♥ Sandy Relief Concert & Prayer, Love & Thank You from Japan @ West Park Presbyterian Church (165 W 86th St, NYC) 8pm, FREE, door donations donated to sandy relief, popular American and Japanese songs and prayers, RSVP ♫ Wild Yaks / Love as Laughter / Jonathan Toubin / Frankie Rose / TEEN / Thanksgiving Brown @ Union Pool (484 Union Ave) 7pm ♫ Heliotropes / Dead Stars / Lazyeyes / Quiet Loudly @ Muchmore’s (2 Havemeyer St) 8pm, FREE
THURSDAY 12/13 * Grand Street Holiday Window Display Competition @ Grand St (betw. Union & Bushwick Ave.) 6-8:30pm, Local high school art students design window displays for 8 businesses, free food and drinks, Santa and Carolers, a Holiday Scavenger Hunt, More info • Withering Frost Holiday Spectacular @ Store on Graham Ave (betw. Withers & Frost) 6-8pm, Treehouse, Moves Brooklyn, Tiger Blanket Records, and more local businesses will be serving up drinks, live music, specials and good cheer! ♦ The Rabbis Art Show @ The Yard (33 Nassau Ave) 6-8pm, series of solo exhibitions of nearly 40 portraits of Rabbis by Joy Mahana. ♫ Ancient Sky / Bubbly Mommy Gun @ Union Pool (484 Union Ave) 9pm, $8
FRIDAY 12/14 ♥ Resonate & Rebuild @ Reverse Space (28 Frost St) 7-11pm, a silent art auction and exhibition, RSVP ♦ Crystal Garden Opening Reception @ the one well (165 Greenpoint Ave) 7-10pm, Marni Gellman transforms the front window into a crystal garden, the audience is led deep inside the crystal structures via abstract photos lining the walls, RSVP ♦ No Moss Group Art Show @ Ba’sik (323 Graham Ave) 7pm, RSVP
SATURDAY 12/15 ♥ Holiday Open House @ Word (126 Franklin St) 10am-9pm, staff on hand help you find the right books and gifts, a donuts-and-hot chocolate station, and some guest authors to help wrap. All tips for wrapping will be donated to the Greenpoint Food Pantry. • Williamsburg Fashion Weekend Holyday Market @ Bird River Studios (343 Grand St) 11am-7pm • Holiday Craft Fair @ 3rd Ward (195 Morgan Ave) noon-6pm * Underground Holiday Fair @ 119 Jewel St, noon, original and unique work by local artists, designers and artisans, RSVP ♫ Winter Wonderland Romp @ Littlefield (622 Degraw St) 8pm-1am, jazz by The Hot Sardine, burlesque performers, holiday punch drink special, Winterland photo booth, LIMITED TIME: TIX ONLY $10, RSVP ♫ OÍDO: An Experiment in Sound & Sculpture @ Saint Peter & Paul Theatre (288 Berry St) 6:30pm, $6:30pm, Fundraiser for Williamsburg’s PS 84 Rooftop Hydroponic Greenhouse Classroom, a unique collaboration between Tunde Adebimpe (TV on the Radio) and sculptor/light artist Ivan Navarro, Buy Tix ♫ Cool Serbia / Daytona / Summer Saints @ Danny Screams Studios (220 Leonard St) 8:30pm, $7
SUNDAY 12/16 • Sacred Object Holiday Bazaar @ Maha Rose (97 Green street g3) noon-6pm, all hand made, all magic, all love ♦ Degenerate Craft Fair @ The Dumbo Loft (155 Water St) noon-6pm, an anti-art fair featuring over 50 artists & designers, most under $50, RSVP ♦ Gift-A-Ganza Spend-A-Drink-A-Thon! @ The Mark Bar (1025 Manhattan Ave) noon-8pm, regulars will be their selling crafts, gifts & affordable art, RSVP ♦ Brooklyn Surf Flea @ Picture Farm (338 Wythe Ave) 2-8pm, 20+ local businesses selling surf gear and art, donating 10% of sales to Sandy relief efforts, beverages, festive music, & surf films.
* Greenpointers’ Pick ♫ Music ♥ SANDY BENEFIT ♦ Art Event
• Repeal Anniversary Party @ Huckleberry Bar (588 Grand St) 4pm, celebrate the anniversary of The end of Prohibition with $4 beers and $8 cocktails. • Big Terrific Comedy Sandy Benefit @ Cameo Gallery (93 N. 6th St.) 8pm, $10, Max Silvestri / Gabe Liedman / Hannibal Buress / John Mulaney / Bob Powers / Brent Sullivan, RSVP
* Oral History & Public Health: The Newtown Creek Community Health and Harms Narrative @ Columbia Law School (701 Case Lounge, 7th Fl) 6-8pm, oral historian Suzanne Snider discusses the use of community-based oral history to politicize victims of environmental injustice and to establish a collaborative public health report and map, based on the testimony of long-term residents in Greenpoint and East Williamsburg and Maspeth., More info * Private Vintage/Lingerie Sale @ (303 Kingsland Ave #3R) 6-10pm, after work private sale featuring White Dove Vintage apparel and accessories, NaïS Lingerie and wine, RSVP • KRRB Home for the Holidays Housewarming Party @ Area 17 (99 Richardson St, 2nd Fl) 7-9pm, KRRB is building a cozy apartment in their HQ and everything is for sale. Find jewelry, furniture, home decor, of both vintage and handmade, plus cider and eggnog, RSVP♥ Congeneric @ Brouwerij Lane (78 Greenpoint Ave) Opening Reception, 7-10pm, Artwork by TFUK (Francis Christie), Proceeds donated to Rockaway Renegades for Sandy Relief ♦Wood Sculptures by Merijn Hos @ Beginnings (110 Meserole Ave) 7-10pm, Enter a lively forest of shapes and colors, enjoy a feast of immersive sculpture and three-dimensional charm,More info ♫Sarah Neufeld, Lone Wolf, Colin Stetson, Holly Miranda @ Zebulon (258 Wythe Ave) 9pm, Free
♦ Postcards to North Brooklyn @ Arts@Renaissance (2 Kingsland Ave) a group art show to benefit St. Nicks Alliance’s, Over 100 artists have donated their vision of North Brooklyn through 4 × 6” postcards created especially for the event, More info ♦ Holiday Show @ Clay Space 1205 (1205 Manhattan Ave. Ste 2-4-1), 5-9pm, Ceramic art show, RSVP ♦ Calicornucopia @ Calico (67 West St #206) 7-10pm, an evening of wintry festivity close to 100 pieces of artwork by artists from Brooklyn and beyond, all priced at $300 or less, RSVP ♦ Booklyn Bookshop Pop-up Exhibition @ Booklyn (37 Greenpoint Ave, 4th Fl) 7-10pm, celebrating a weekend long pop-up to celebrate the holiday season and the launch of their new online store. ♦ Year Two: Postcard Exhibition, BDay & Raffle Fundraiser @ Fowler (67 West St, #216) 7-10pm, Artists from all over have sent postcard-sized works that are $80 and under, Globular Cluster performs, local raffle, RSVP • HO HO HO & Mistletoe: Holiday Party with Self-Portrait Project @ Old Hollywood (99 Franklin St) 8-11pm, Andy Lin’s Self Portrait Project will have an Old Hollywood makeover so come dressed to impress and get your holiday photos made, RSVP ♫Gary War / Purple Pilgrims / PC Worship / Alan Watts @ Death By Audio (49 So. 2nd St) 8pm, $7
SATURDAY 12/8 • Greenpointers Holiday Market @ From The Source (69 West St) noon-6pm, do all your local gift shopping, over 40 designers, makers and artists, DIY gift wrap, photo booth and refreshments, RSVP • ManufactureNY X Love Us Holiday Pop-Up @ The End (13 Greenpoint Ave) noon-6pm, everything is 100% Made in the USA by local designers, RSVP • NYC Beard & Moustache Competition @ Warsaw (261 Drigg Ave) 6:30pm, $15, Compete for best in 13 categories, like “styled mustache,” and “women’s most realistic.” Bands, belly dancers, raffle, drink specials and pierogies. Proceeds donated to local NYC MS Society chapter, Buy Tix
SUNDAY 12/9 • Photos with Santa to benefit Badass Brooklyn Animal Rescue @ My Two Dogs Inc. (434 Manhattan Ave) 10:30am-3:30pm, $6/picture donation, raffles and prizes! Santa is back- bring your dog, your kids, the whole family and have your picture taken with Santa for a good cause, photos will be emailed. ♦ Holiday Art Auction @ (240 Broadway #303) 4-8pm, artists auction their work, silently, bids start as low as $30 bucks, all profit goes directly to the artist, Brooklyn Brewery beer!
* Greenpointers’ Pick ♫ Music ♥ SANDY BENEFIT ♦ Art Event