Tofurkey, Whale Tales, & Topless Art – What’s Happening, Greenpoint? (11/13-11/19)

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* Daddy’s Handmade Treasures
@ Daddy’s (435 Graham Ave) SATURDAY 11/16, 1-6pm, FREE, Shop for gifts from 13 local and national vendors at this love-filled pop-up shop, while enjoying spiced drinks, tarot readings, and hot dogs from the shiny new stand, highlights include jewelry made from real fruit and candy (yummm) from Glitterlimes BK , laser cut textile kits & designs from Flowerclouds , gorgeous hand-made knits from Liz Collins, silk cashmere and wool scarves from J VanSuch, recycled fingerless gloves from Elisabethan, handsome men’s ties from Sovereign Bech, and DJ Knife Fight spinning 45s all day (plus many, many more), RSVP

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WEDNESDAY 11/13
♦ Digital Arts Lecture Series: R. Luke DuBois “Sex, Lies, and Data Mining” @ Pratt (Myrtle Hall Lecture Rm 4D-3, 4th Fl) 12:45-1:45pm, FREE, DuBois (composer, artist, & performer) will discuss his ongoing project, which culls data from online dating profiles and maps it according to geographic location, RSVP
* HOW LITTLE BIG IS Kickstarter Wrap Party @ In God We Trust (70 Greenpoint Ave) 6-9pm, Celebrate the success of this local documentary project on kickstarter with original artwork from the subject of the film as well as Amelia Bauer / Tracy Trimmins / Dan Funderburgh / Debra Mintz, with an open bar from BK Brewery and Thorny Rose Winery, RSVP
GCEF Public Workshop @ Dupont Street Senior Center (80 Dupont St) 6:30-8:30pm, FREE, learn about the GCEF application process for environental improvement projects, while networking with other applicants, don’t forget to sign up in advance, More Info
☺ Heavy Metal Laser Plane @ Legion Bar (790 Metropolitan Ave) 9pm, FREE, Stand up from Seaton C SMith / Michelle Wolf / Lucas Connolly / Nate Fridson, RSVP

THURSDAY 11/14
♦ Topless @ Human NYC Gallery (110 Meserole Ave) 7-11pm, FREE, a one night only photography show, featuring the work of Kava Gorna who captures the free spirits and unapolagetic beauty of four women, More Info
♫ Experience Auditory Thunder!! Don’t vs COBRETTI @ Coco 66 (66 Greenpoint Ave) 8pm, free, this dance/listening party promises really loud music from DON’T & COBRETTI, as well as a group show curated by G-Spot, RSVP
* Thursday Super Special @ The Diamond (43 Franklin St) 8pm, FREE, Taste several rare beers before following the crew down to Duke’s Liquor Box to try distilled versions of the same products, with light hors d’ oeuvres (this is all free, for reals!)
♦ Triskelion Arts Presents Jessica Gaynor Dance’s Intimate Gestures @ Triskelion Arts (118 N 11th St, 3rd Floor) 8-10pm, $15, this DIY dance piece explores intimacy through patters, repetition, and gestures that explore the subtle shifts that occur between people, through 11/17, More Info
♫ Major Arcana DJ Series @ Night of Joy (667 Lorimer St) 9pm-midnight, FREE, Listen to the DJ stylings of Erika Spring of Au Revoir Simone, while enjoying a Reyka Vodka open bar (from 10-10:30) and Reyka drink specials all night, More Info
☺ Shitfaced Live! @ Greenpoint Heights (278 Nassau Ave) 9:30pm, $10, see the comics, musicians, and poets from the forthcoming film, Shitfaced, perform their magic, RSVP

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FRIDAY 11/15
♫ Tragedy (an “all metal tribute to the Bee Gees and beyond”) / Guns N Hoses @ BK Night Bazaar (165 Banker St) 6pm-midnight, FREE, More Info
♦ Larry Krone: Together Again @ Pierogi (177 N 9th St) 7-9pm, Opening for this solo show that focuses on the culture of objects, most notabley a glittering, floor-length cape created from a patchwork of thrifted fabrics and emrboideries, More Info
* The Moo Man Screening, Discussion, and Fundraiser @ Greenpoint Reformed Church (136 Milton St) 7-9pm, $20, The Moo Man is a documentary about a maverick farmer and his unruly cows that tackles the issue of where our food comes from, a portion of ticket sales benefit the Greenpoint Reformed Church Hunger Program, BUY TIX
* THAR SHE BLOWS: Whale Tales, Sea Shanties, and More Melvillainy @ WORD (126 Franklin St) 7pm, FREE, The Moby-Dick Marathon is on hiatus this year, but that’s not stopping WORD from throwing a one-night whaling and Melville variety show, featuring whale-themed readings, a round of Moby-Dick the card game, clam chowder from Littleneck Brooklyn and Harpoon beer, RSVP
♫ Quilt / LORDRO / Happy Jawbone Family Band @ Baby’s All Right (146 Broadway) 8[m, $10, BUY TIX
♫ Soul Imperial presents Raggae Night @ The Diamond (3 Franklin St) 10pm-midnight, FREE, get down to some rustafarian jams, while killing it at shuffleboard at this monthly Jamaican parDAY, More Info

SATURDAY 11/16
♦ Closing Reception for Urban Impressionism @ Yashar Gallery (276 Greenpoint Ave, Bldg 8, Ground Fl) 12-3pm, celebration of the end of this collection of abstract, mixed-media works by Brooklyn based artist, Carla E. Reyes, exploring the nature and texture of urban surfaces, we hear there will also be afternoon tea, More Info
• Combating the Cold with Baby @ Caribou Baby (272 Driggs Ave), 12:30-2:30pm, FREE, We have enough trouble keeping ourselves warm in this weather, but luckily those of you with little ones can get tips and advice on how to keep them toasty through the season, RSVP, More Info
#  Charcuterie Tasting with Smoking Goose @ Eastern District (1053 Manhattan Ave) 4-6pm, FREE, expand that palette with handmade charcuterie, including andouille sausage, smoked duck breast, and a unique salame cotto, More Info
♫ Slow Knights (Feat Del Marquis of Scissor Sisters) @ BK Night Bazaar (165 Banker St) 6pm-midnight, FREE, More Info
♫ The Radicators (this is what happens when Mark Bar regulars form a raggae band) @ Mark Bar (1025 Manhattan Ave) 8pm, FREE, RSVP

SUNDAY 11/17
#  Sunday Supper #11= Soup Bowl Fundraiser @ EAT (124 Meserole Ave) 3-5pm, $25 (all proceeds benefit the Greenpoint Soup Kitchen), entry gets you a beautifully and locally made soup bowl to take home, filled with delicious hearty soup from The Splendid Spoon AND a Brooklyn Brewery beer, RSVP
♦ Sunday Sessions: Future Brown @ PS1 (22-25 Jackson Ave, LIC) 4-7pm, $12 adv/$15 door, witness this new project created by artists and composers, that will be played in coordination with an exhibitino of choreographed basketball drills, warm-up exercises, and ball handling (heheheheh…sorry), sponsored by Pitchfork’s FORMS, More Info
♫ Juiceboxxx / Extreme Animals / Schwarz @ 285 Kent, 8pm, BUY TIX

MONDAY 11/18
#  The Masters of Social Gastronomy Take on Thanksgiving @ The Brooklyn Kitchen (100 Frost St) 6:30-8:30pm, $5, why do millions of Americans gather each November to stuff themselves with massive amounts of Turkey? The Masters will explore the history of the holiday from the pilgrims to pumpkin pie and everything in between (i.e. the horros of turducken, Tofurkey, and deep-fried Turkey), More Info

TUESDAY 11/19
•  Grand Opening of CSI Rentals Brooklyn @ CSI Rentals (1138 Flushing Ave, Bushwick) 5-7:30pm, FREE, now you really never have to go to Manhattan again, filmmakers and photographers will be pleased to know that CSI is setting up shop nearby, check out the new location and enjoy live camera demos and (they promise) FREE GIFTS
☺ Raw Dawg Comedy Show @ La Luz Theater Space (135 Thames St, Bushwick) 8-11pm, FREE, enjoy some gratis weekly stand-up from MTV, VH1 and Comedy Central performers, More Info
♥ Twin Peaks Tuesdays @ The Exley (1 Jackson St) 8-11:30pm, FREE, Feast on coffee cocktails, donuts, and the weirdest show in television history, with special performances weekly from The Pink Room: David Lynch Burlesque,

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