WEDNESDAY 2/15
Phil Collins Day Celebration @ Alan Nederpelt Gallery (60 Freeman St.) 12-10pm, confess your trials and tribulations of love, obsessions, endless loves, crushes and heartbrokens welcome. Mask making for anonymity’s sake. All confessions will be sent directly to (and only) Phil Collins, More info.
Brooklyn Arts Council Black Brooklyn Renaissance Archive Release Reception @ Brooklyn Public Library (Grand ARmy Plaza) 6:30-8pm, In celebration of Black History Month, BAC is releasing the full digital archive from its landmark project, Black Brooklyn Renaissance: Black Arts & Culture, 1960 – 2010
Noir Night @ The G-Spot (199 Green St) 7-11:30pm, Film Noir handpicked by Elizabeth DeCoursey: Sleep My Love 1948, Dir Douglas Sirk &The Big Heat 1953, Dir Fritz Lang, popcorn, bring sweets and drinks, RSVP
• Common Pitch NYC – Collaborative Consumption @ Brooklyn Bowl (61 Wythe Ave) 6-9pm, non-traditional party-meets-pitch competition – featuring celeb judges, live entertainment and a live and digital crowd – will bring eight selected entrepreneurs to the stage to expose the freshest ways social technologies can be used to borrow, share and trade the things we all need. RSVP
♫ Captain Baby @ Pete’s Candy Store (709 Lorimer) Free, 10pm, “If you haven’t seen Captain Baby live, chances are you’re in America. These Hindi influenced Halloween rockers hail from all over the country and recently united in NY to continue the musical problem they’re creating.”

THURSDAY 2/16
• Michael Showalter is Mr. Funny Pants @ Word (126 Franklin St) 7pm, The man responsible for bringing us The State, Wet Hot American Summer and other comedies you probably own, returns to WORD for the paperback release of his dubiously honest, thoroughly engaging memoir Mr. Funny Pants. Hilarity guaranteed to ensue. RSVP
Carbon Copy @ Journal Gallery (168 North 1st St.) 6-9pm, an exhibition of paintings by Peter Demos.
Cars and Drivers @ Brouwerij Lane (78 Greenpoint Ave) 6-8pm, new work by Subtexture, RSVP
♫ Soul Searching Party @ Berry Park (4 Berry St) Free, 8pm-2am, DJ Concerned spin classic, new funk and soul. 2 for 1 drinks from 8-10pm.

Ward Shelley: Teenagers, 2012

FRIDAY 2/17
Unreliable Narrator @ Pierogi (177 North 9th St) 7-9pm, new works by Ward Shelley, including new takes on his intriguingly dense, infographic paintings.
The Illusions of Democracy: Charles Atlas @ Luhring Augustine Bushwick (25 Knickerbocker Ave) 6-9pm, inaugural show in new Bushwick space, a solo exhibition of the American film and video artist Charles Atlas, RSVP
All Talk @ Pandemic Gallery (37 Broadway) 7-11pm, “ALL TALK” features some of New York City’s boldest anti-heros, cynics and preachers, RSVP
• Williamsburg Fashion Weekend @ Glasslands Gallery (289 Kent Ave.) 8pm, 9pm runway shows start from Minnae Chae, Derrick Hinds, Melissa Lockwood (IQTEST), Andrea Diodati & Mark Tauriello, More info
♫ Missing Ships/Coolin Towers/Madam Trashy @ Spike Hill (186 Bedford Ave) Free, 8pm, RSVP
♫ Kielbasa @ Veronicap People’s Club (105 Franklin St) 10pm, Open bar 1-11:30 & 1-1:30, $4 cosmos all night! RSVP


SATURDAY 2/18

Farm To Baby Demos (McCarren Park Green Market) 10am-1pm, samples of locally made baby food, More info
Prismatic Vortex Community Sewing Day with Amanda Browder @ Arts@Renaissance (2 Kingsland Ave) 12-5pm, Donate / Trim / Sew / Install – all of these processes will be different acts of sculptural collaboration in the making of a fantastic new piece. More info
• Williamsburg Fashion Weekend @ Glasslands Gallery (289 Kent Ave.) 8pm, 9pm runway shows start from Marco Santaniello, Uta Brauser & Kaliptus, Nathalie Kraynina, Laura Texter, Stephanie Hinson & Noname Collective, More info
• Big Trouble In Little China @ IndieScreen (285 Kent Ave) 10pm mai tai drink special, then You Da Balm presents a midnight screening of the 80’s cult classic, Buy Tix

SUNDAY 2/19
A Blizzard Built @ Arts@Renaissance (2 Kingsland Ave) 12-4pm, More info Bring on the storm, bring on the snow! Build a collaborative interactive installation of not-just-paper snowflakes.

MONDAY 2/20 – PRESIDENT’S DAY
• Trivia Night @ Greenpoint Heights (278 Nassau Ave) 8pm
• President’s Day Special @ One Stop Beer Shop, All Day Sunday & Monday, All domestic bottle beers half off.
• Lady Returns for Drag Race Season 4 @ Veronica People’s Club (105 Franklin St) 9pm, Watch the new show Drag Race, Commercials will be replaced by Live drag performances, games & prizes! Happy hour ALL NIGHT! Free shot to anyone who shows up in drag, RSVP

TUESDAY 2/21
• Bookbinders for Beginners Workshop @ Word (126 Franklin St) 6-8pm, Join Nathaniel Kressen, local writer, for an interactive workshop. Everyone will make a notebook to take home! Registration is $25, and includes materials and a copy of Concrete Fever. Register online, in-store, or by calling us at 718-383-0096.
Open Drawing Night @ Arts@Renaissance (2 Kingsland Ave) 7-9pm, Join Round Robin Collective for a loosely structured studio drawing workshop, bring your own supplies and BYOB, More info
♫ Practice @ Zubulon (258 Wythe Ave) Free, 9pm, Uumans, Diamond Terrifier, MAS YSA, Ganjatronics, w/DJ Laurel Halo, RSVP

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