WEDNESDAY 11/20
 Drawing 101 @ The Living Gallery (1094 Broadway, Bushwick) 4-6pm, $15 Suggested Donation, Improve those eye-hand coordination skills and learn the basics of drawing, with refreshers on line weight, contrast, perspective, and composition, guided practice for beginners and seasoned artists, RSVP
# Gluten Free Beer and Burger Night @ One Stop Beer Shop (134 Kingsland Ave) 7-10pm, $16, sip on cider and a gluten free beer called Plasma (interesting name…), and Margabuchas (kombucha mixed drinks), and fight the pesky enemy of your digestive system, RSVP
• No Man’s Land Launch Party @ Good Co. (10 Hope St) 7pm, FREE, celebrate the launch of this western storytelling app with happy hour (until 8pm), live music by Chase King of Slow Country, and a demo, RSVP
♫ Tyburn Saints / The Howlin’ Houndogs / Ray Mazza / Tiny Hazard / Relatives / Names of War / Our Griffins @ The Paper Box (17 Meadow St, Bushwick) 8pm, $7, BUY TIX
♫ Typhoon Haiyan Benefit Show @ 285 Kent, 8pm, $7 adv/ $10 door, All proceeds benefit grassroots organizations in the Philippines, with music from Ava Luna / Rebel Diaz / Celestial Shore / Eartheater, RSVP, BUY TIX, DONATE


THURSDAY 11/21

# Grilled Cheese Social Pop-Up Lunch @ Spina (107 Franklin St) 11am, Cheese lovers can feast on grilled sandwiches stuffed with 2yr cheddar, candied bacon, and pickled jalapenos, OR marieke gouda, avocada, soft bioled egg and sriracha aioli…or BOTH, run! first 3 people free, RSVP, More Info
• Shopping Event @ DNA Footwear (888 Manhattan Ave) 6-9pm, FREE, meet Brooklyn designer Samantha Pleet, collaborator on the Wolverine 1000 Mile collection, and shop over beers & bites, More Info
• Greenpoint Chamber of Commerce Pre-Holiday Mixer @ Brooklyn Bowl (61 Wythe Ave) 6pm, FREE, Face off with fellow Greenpoint business owners in a serious bowling tournament, with food, drinks, raffle prizes, and fun (the professional kind), RSVP
 Does it Bite, Can I Pet It? @ Brouwerij Lane (78 Greenpoint Ave) 7-10pm, FREE, opening reception for artists Aaron Friedman and Francis Christie, More Info
• Newton Creek CAG Meeting @ LaGuardia Coomunity College (31-10 Thomson Ave, Rm E501, Queens) 6:30-8:30pm, FREE, Learn more about the Phase 1 investigation at the Newton Creek Superfund Site from EPA reps, stuff like surface water, sampling reports, and next steps, More Info
• The Foot Clan Recruitment Party @ Villain (50 N 3rd St) 7pm, $45, See if you have what it takes to be a Ninja Hooligan Trainee in this interactive film experience from a theater group called BBQ Films, screening of the original Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, pizza, TMNT-themed drinks, musical performances, and a full interactive “secret lair” i.e. skate ramps, graffiti walls, and vintage video games… oh and wear your ninja outfit, More Info
* Williamsburg: 3D of a Decade @ Nitehawk Cinemas (136 Metropolitan, Downstairs Cafe) 7:30pm, FREE, Check out this hour-long collection of 3D images created by Brooklyn artist, Carlton Bright, who spent the last decade documenting street life in the neighborhood with a fancy stereoptic camera, More Info, Excerpt from the film
* Nitehawk Shorts Festival Opening Nite @ Nitehawk Cinemas (136 Metropolitan) 9:30pm, $15, This debut of this new shorts festival launches with a program of films and videos created by filmmakers living and working in the five boroughs of NYC, followed by a Q&A with the directors, Festival continues through the weekend, More Info

FRIDAY 11/22
♫ Bear Hands / Canon Logic / Dead Stars / Desert Sharks / DJ Who Am I @ Brooklyn Night Bazaar (165 Banker St) 6pm-midnight, More Info
 Kathy Wasik’s Irregular Solids @ Triskelion Arts (118 N 11th St, 3rd Fl) 8-10pm, $15, dance performance exploring the concept of alter ego during which “the dancers and the dance itself slowly unveil selves within selves,” More Info
♫ The Proud Flesh / The Bones of J.R. Jones / Melaena Cadiz / Laura & Greg @ Brooklyn Rod & Gun (59 Kent Ave) 8pm, FREE, RSVP
♫ Whores. / Black Black Black / No Way @ Saint Vitus (1120 Manhattan Ave) 8pm, $12, BUY TIX

SATURDAY 11/23
• Renegade Craft Fair @ Skylight One Hanson (One Hanson Place, Fort Greene) 11am-6pm (through 11/24), FREE, Check out this veteran craft fair in their new location in Downtown Brooklyn, featuring a curated selection of 200+ makers and crafters, installation art, a free photo booth, snacks and treats, and holiday shopping galore, More Info
 British Invasion @ Brouwerij Lane (78 Greenpoint Ave) 12-10pm, Gorge yourself on British food (scones? fried scones?), British music, and of course, British beer, More Info
 Sewing Mountains / Playing with Pioneers @ A.I.R. Gallery (111 Frost St, #228) 3-6pm, A.I.R. Gallery Fellow and current exhibitor, Rachel Farmer, will host a public collaborative “sewing/play” day with Amanda Browder, drop by to help cut/pin/sew/stuff Browder’s fabric rocks, which will be paired with Farmer’s miniature pioneer sculptures to create a mountaneous playscape, More Info
♫ Kitty Pryde / Party Supplies / Dillon Cooper / Rugz D. Bewler / DJ Sean MF’n Roberts @ Brooklyn Night Bazaar (165 Banker St) 6pm-midnight, More Info
 Cy Amundson: Emily’s Dorm Room @ Rawson Projects (233 Franklin St) 7-9pm, FREE, Artist Cy Amundson will create a living dorm room during his 6-week long residency, occupied by current NYU sophomore, Emily, RSVP
 Leaders of Men: Marek Danielewski @ Yes Gallery (124 India St) 7-10pm, Opening reception for Danielewski’s new media work that explores Roman imagery and American iconography, More Info
♫ Shannon and the Clams / Perfect Pussy / A.Rex & J. Rex @ 285 Kent, 8pm, $10 adv/ $12 dos, BUY TIX

SUNDAY 11/24
• Shuffleboard Pro Demo @ The Diamond (43 Franklin St.) 2pm, FREE, See if you can beat Don Latrobe, who we hear is the best player on the East Coast, More Info
♫ School Night @ Brooklyn Bowl (61 Wythe Ave) 6pm, FREE with rsvp/ $5 door, Live performance from Six60, with resident Jason Eldredge of KCRW, RSVP
♫ Zebu / Guerilla Toss / Blanche Blanche Blanche / Fat Creeps @ Death By Audio (49 S. 2nd St) 8pm, $7, More Info

 

MONDAY 11/25
# SALO LABING-ISA: Dine for a Cause @ Sindicato de Cocineros (574 Nassau Ave) 6-10pm, $60 (includes 5 courses), Join this truly delicious Filipino Pop-Up Dinner Series serving regional foods sans utensils, this time 30% of proceeds will go to the hurricane victims in the Visayas region of the Philippines, RSVP
* Local Filmmaker Showcase presented by The Rumpus: Cutie and the Boxer @ Videology (308 Bedford Ave) 8pm, $5, Watch a screening of this critically acclaimed documentary about the 40-year marriage of the “boxing” painter and his artist wife, stay for a conversation with director Zachary Heinzerling, More Info, Trailer

TUESDAY 11/26
 Carry on Talking: A Lecture by Felicity D. Scott @ Light Industry (155 Freeman St) 7:30pm, $7 suggested donation, Get intellectual at this lecture from the founding director of Columbia’s program in Critical, Curatorial, and Conceptual Practices in Architecture (not a long enough title, we think) on the medium as message and the power of film, More Info

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