Lucid Dreaming, Spirits Tasting, Blonde Joshua Jackson, Reggae & Cake & Oktoberfest Oom-Pah– What’s Happening Greenpoint? (9/25-10/1)

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Spirits Tastings @ Duke’s Liquor Box (170 Franklin St) 6-8 pm, Stop by this brand new addition to indulge in some high caliber spirits – mark your calendars & choose your poison: Wed. 8/25 Owney’s Rum (Made in Brooklyn, with hints of molasses & wheat), Thurs. 9/26 Peach St. Distillery (Peach Brandy & Bourbon, Made in Colorado, seriously delicious staff favorite), Fri. 9/27 Tatoosh (Washington State) & Dark Horse (Kansas)–Not one but two bourbons to warm your tired soul 

 

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WEDNESDAY 9/25
• Launch Party: A Field Guide to Lucid Dreaming @ WORD (126 Franklin Ave) 7-8pm, FREE, Learn how to wake up inside your dreams (it’s a real thing, just listen to this awesome Radiolab story) from the authors of this illustrated step-by-step manual, RSVP
♦ Vision Code @ BKLYN Curated (88 Franklin St) 7-10pm, Join artist Sal Terminal as he debuts his first book of poetry and paintings
☺ Heavy Metal Laser Plane @ Legion (790 Metropolitan Ave) 8pm, FREE, Get on board this plane because it has lasers and shoots them…or something, featuring cheap drinks and stand up from Josh Rabinowitz (who I can gaurantee is very funny) / Calise Hawkings / Joel Walkowski / Missy Baker / Jay Dean, RSVP

 

THURSDAY 9/26
* Hounds of Love Charity Event & Adoption Party @ Dog Habitat (216 Franklin St) 6-9pm, $12 door/$10 Advance (all proceeds benefit Dog Habitat’s rescue pups), Support awareness for rescue dogs (or foster/adopt one of your own!) while enjoying an open bar, food from Grandma Rose’s, Van Leeuwen ice cream, raffles, gift bags, and a photo booth, More Info, BUY TIX
* Wawd Ahp @ Standard ToyKraft (722 Metropolitan Ave) 6-10pm, FREE, Short film screenings and performances by Steve Girard  (drawer of grotesque/weird/cool/trippy illustrations) and friends, RSVP
• Synth After Work @ Over the Eight (594 Union Ave) 6-10pm, New monthly Happy Hour Party under some soothing synth sounds (alliteration points), $4 drafts and $5 wells until 8:30, RSVP
♦ Who is Chad Gordon? @ Wolves Within (174 Franklin St) 7-10pm, FREE, He’s a collage artist (I discovered the secret answer to this event title…I win) and this is the opening night reception for his show, More Info
♫  Mad Chemistry @ The West (379 Union Ave) 7-10pm, Drink some cold brew or on-tap kombucha while listening to the acoustic stylings of Dear Daniel / Elijah / Steve Nelson, RSVP
Time Travelers / Blue and Gold / Desert Sharks / Fat Camp @ The Knitting Factory (361 Metropolitan) 7:30pm, $10, BUY TIX
♫  Nooka Jones / T’Angelo / Volvox (Moon ii) / Orbit @ TBA Brooklyn (395 Wythe Ave) 8pm-4am, FREE, a night of elecronic tunes ranging from techno to disco, More Info
♥  Cruel Intentions Drinking Game @ Videology (308 Bedford Ave) 8:30pm, Re-live your favorite 1999 teen drama (complete with juicy sexual tension, a platinum blonde Joshua Jackson, and a mega-bitchy Sarah Michelle Gellar) while sipping Long Island Iced Tea from krazy straws (free drink if you show up in a private school uniform), RSVP

 FRIDAY 9/27
♦ Make Meet-Up: Woodworking and Textiles @ 3rd Ward (195 Morgan Ave), 6:30-9:3-pm, FREE, Join fellow woodworkers and textile makers in the 3rd Ward studio to work on projects, talk shop, and enjoy drinks on the roof deck, More Info
♦ Detritus by Jonathan Schipper @ The Boiler (191 N 14th St) 7-9pm, FREE, This installation involves twelve tons of salt, a mechanism suspended from the celing, and a hot tub…so you should probably go check it out (there is a vague chance that you might be able to get into that hot tub), More Info
♫  East Bank Music Presents Kinga Augustyn @ Church of the Ascension (127 Kent St) 8-10pm, $10 suggested donation, Polish-born, critically acclaimed violinist, Kinga Augustyn, will play work by Bach and her favorite Polish composers, More Info
♥ Blog Birthday Cake & Raggae Party @ The Diamond (43 Franklin St) 9pm, FREE, Celebrate the 2nd Birthday of the best blog ever (we’re biased) with jammin’ raggae from Soul Imperial, Cake from Ovenly, and $1 off beer & wine from 9-10pm, RSVP

SATURDAY 9/28
* Oktoberfest @ Brouwerij Lane (78 Greenpoint Ave) 12-10pm, FREE, Expect food, Oktoberfesty beers, and DJ’s spinning Oom-Pah, bonus points if you can pronounce Freigeist Abraxxxas Lichtenheiner Weisse, More Info
♦ Leaf Garland Workshop with Greenpoint Hand Skills @ Greenpoint Library (107 Norman Ave) 12-2pm, FREE, Get crafty this Autumn Season by making embroidered felt leaves to use as string decorations, brooches, and hair clips (materials and tools provided), RSVP
♦ The Power of Blossom @ Gallery 1205 (1205 Manhattan Ave) 12-5pm, FREE, Painter Ines Sun and ceramic artist Janine Sopp collaborate on work inspired by organic environments and the connection between people and plants, More Info
♦ FAB Festival Opening @ East 4th St (btwn Bowery and 2nd Ave) 1-5pm, Join Greenpointer and artist Amanda Browder for the unveiling of her new installation created with fabric donated by neighborhood residents as part of FAB Fest, and Caroline Burghardt will have not 1, but 2 Pastoral Backdrops up and ready for your pictures, More Info
♦ Youme Haus presents: The Lure @ Youme Haus (99 Meserole St) 5pm-12am, FREE, Group art show based on the aura of the art work in relation to the experience of the viewer, with good tunes and warm company, RSVP
♦ And the Tender and the Better and Altogether @ Double 6 Studio (66 Green St) 6-10pm, FREE, Opening reception for solo exhibition by Brooklyn artist Sadie Rebecca Starnes in this new creative space, with music and drinks
♫  Low Fat Getting High @ The Grand Victory (245 Grand St) 7pm, $8, BUY TIX
♫  Four Tet, James Holden, George Fitzgerald, JDH & Dave P @ Verboten (60 N 11th St) 8pm, $40, BUY TIX
♫  Crew Love w/ Wolf + Lamb / Soul Clap / No Regular Play / Pillowtalk / Tanner Ross @ Secret Brooklyn Warehouse Location (TBD) 9pm, $30, with large-scale art installations, BUY TIX

SUNDAY 9/29
 The Atlas Review Issue 2 Launch Party @ BookCourt (163 Court St, Fort Greene) 7-9pm, FREE, Celebrate the opening of the Atlas Review‘s 2nd issue with readings, wine/beer and cheese, schmoozing, and a “fine cast of characters,” RSVP
 \’KALEIDOSCOPE\’ Zine & Mixtape Release Party @ Muchmore’s (2 Havemeyer St) 7-11:45pm, $10 donation (includes copy of zine), Join Potion Collective for the release of their 3rd zine, with performances, refreshments, and raffle, RSVP
The Dodos / Dustin Wong @ Music Hall of Williamsburg (66 N 6th St) 8pm, $22-25, BUY TIX

MONDAY 9/30
• All Day: Demonic Possession & Occult Movies @ Videology (308 Bedford Ave) 12pm-2am, FREE, It’s Halloween month, so why not spend your monday watching children possessed by demons and other joyful horrors? (or attend on Tuesday for Ghost Movies, Wednesday for Vampires, Thursday for Werewolves, Friday for Zombies, and Saturday for Slashers), More Info
♫  The Bouncing Souls / Brian Fallon / Aye Nako / Nude Beach @ Music Hall of Williamsburg (66 N 6th St) 6:30pm, $3, More Info
♫  Quinn Walker / Wild Yaks / Cameron Hull / Rewards @ Cameo Gallery (93 N 6th St) 8pm, $8, BUY TIX

TUESDAY 10/1
♫ Big Boi / Killer Mike / Nyzzy Nyce @ Brooklyn Bowl (61 Wythe Ave) 8pm, $30, BUY TIX
♫  Twin Peaks / Lost Boy? / Flagland / The Teen Age @ Shea Stadium (20 Meadow St, Bushwick) 8pm, Price TBD, More Info

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