Mario Kart, Sellouts, & A New Year’s Do-Over – What’s Happening, Greenpoint (1/9-1/14)

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* Natural Makeup Class @ Brooklyn Groove (102 B Nassau Ave) 6-8:30pm, Wednesday 1/15, FREE, Let’s be real, no one wants a face caked with makeup. It’s not a good look, unless your a drag burlesque performer (in which case, we’ll make an exception). Lucky for us, professional makeup artist, Tara Schwartz is hosting this workshop to share her insider tips and tricks to create flawless makeup, using special natural color cosmetics. Bring your ladiez and perfect that glowing, swoon-inducing au natural look, More Info

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THURSDAY 1/9

♦ #SELLOUT @ Reverse Gallery (28 Frost St) 1-4pm (and Friday 1/10 opening party 8-11pm), FREE, This five-day event will feature artists who aim to take on the fine art world, showcasing the artistry of selling out, featuring a specialty sellout cocktail (made of money and shame?), with free mimosas on 1/11 & 1/12 from 2-4pm, More Info, RSVP
☺ Abemixture’s Fancy Four Year Anniversary Soiree @ Legion (790 Manhattan Ave) 7:30-9:30pm, FREE, AbeMixture is celebrating its 4th Bday with music, comedy and free pizza, wear your fanciest duds for a chance to win best dressed (= free booze), RSVP
♫ Big Ups LP Release with Flagland / Mannequin Pussy / Washer @ Shea Stadium (20 Meadow St, Bushwick) 8pm, $8, RSVP
♫ The Shondes supporting Against Me! @ Music Hall of Williamsburg (66 N 6th St) 8pm, $20, BUY TIX, RSVP

© Lynn Talbot @ Pierogi Gallery

FRIDAY 1/10

♦  Judith Braun / Linda Herritt / Oriane Stender @ Valentine Gallery (464 Seneca Ave, Ridgewood) 6pm, FREE, RSVP
♦  Idiom 1 @ Pierogi Gallery (177 N9th St) 7-9pm, FREE, This group exhibition features work that is loosely tied to suspension of disbelief and visual language, with work from Kirsten Deirup / J. Fiber / Darina Karpov / Johan Nobell / Ryan Mrozowsky / Lynn Talbot, More Info
♦ Victoria Wagner Opening @ Dose Projects Space (67 West St #215) 7-10pm, Gaze upon Wagner’s almost-neon color experiments that form the foundation of her paintings and sculptures, which look like shaped and colored stones from outer space, RSVP
☺ The Hysterodactyl Comedy Show @ Redstar (37 Greenpoint Ave) 7:30-9:30pm, FREE, laugh off those winter blues with a comedy line up, raffles prizes, tunes, and cheap drinks, extra points for having a name that sounds like a flying dinosaur

SATURDAY 1/11

* Mario Kart Kompetition @ The Diamond (43 Franklin St) 4pm, FREE, Re-live the precious memories of Nintendo 64 with the definitive best game of all time, Toad v. Yoshi 4LYFE
♫ Merge Records Typhoon Haiyan Benefit Show @ Shea Stadium (20 Meadow St) 7pm-midnight, $10, indie rock benefit with all proceeds going to American Red Cross Typhoon Relief Effort, Featuring Versus NYC, pow wow!, Crazy Pills, Quiet Loudly, The Planes, Let’s Be Loveless, RSVP
♦  Fanning the Flames @ Brooklyn Fire Proof Gallery (119 Ingraham St, Bushwick) 8pm, FREE, a group art exhibition featuring our very own incredible illustrator, Libby VanderPloeg, and more than a dozen other artists, opening party will feature music from Don’t Sleep / Corbetti / Growler / DJ Good Times, RSVP
♫ Porches / My Dad / GUNK / Flagland @ Silent Barn (603 Bushwick Ave) 8pm, $7, RSVP
♥ 5th Annual New Year’s Do-Over @ Cheap Storage (49 Wyckoff Ave, Bushwick) 9pm, $6, If your NYE was lame and terrible, here’s your second chance with less pressure, complete with a midnight countdown and “traditional” melon drop,featuring performances from The Love Supreme (7″ Record Release Show ) / Truthers / Future Punx / Kissing is a Crime
♫ Heavenly Beat Does Alaska @ Alaska (35 Ingraham St, Bushwick) 10pm, FREE, Heavenly Beat is great, and it looks like they’re DJing, so get ready to dance it up, RSVP

SUNDAY 1/12
♫ Winter Jams 2014 @ Baby’s All Right (146 Broadway) 7:30pm, $7, Take part in this benefit concert and silent auction to support Phats Valley Residency, featuring Giant Steps / Haussman / Peter J Field / Austin Vaughn + Ron Shalom with DJ sets all night, More Info

MONDAY 1/13
♫ Sons of an Illustrious Father / Walking Shapes @ Baby’s All Right (146 Broadway) 8pm, $8, BUY TIX

TUESDAY 1/14
♥ SASS Presents: The History of Partying @ The Bedford (110 Bedford Ave) 7-9pm, FREE, Explore the sordid history of this celebratory ritual from Ancient Rome to the Ongoing War Against Dance Parties, as well as a look at the history of the funeral party, RSVP


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♦ Art Event
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