Whiskey Buzz, Mean Girls & Split Personalities – What’s Happening, Greenpoint? (1/16-1/20)

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WEDNESDAY 1/15
* Natural Makeup Class @ Brooklyn Groove (102 B Nassau Ave) 6-8:30pm, FREE, learn tips and tricks to create a flawless makeup routine that highlights your natural beauty, More Info
♦ Comic Book Night @ WORD (126 Franklin St) 7-8pm, Get the inside scoop on the comic world with experts Sean Howe (Marvel Comics: The Untold Story) and Time Leong (Super Graphic) with a signing and Q&A, RSVP
☺ Daniel Koren: The Most Important Thing @ The Knitting Factory (361 Metropolitan Ave) 8-9pm, $10, composer Daniel Koren’s one-man show features piano tunes accompanies by projected figures, paired with stream of consciousness in this bizarre fusion of music and comedy, More Info
♫  Belly Fire / Hard Nips / Roth Bart Baron @ Glasslands (289 Kent) 8:30pm, $10, RSVP
♫  Endless Boogie / Hans Chew / Syphilitic Lust / Ryan Sawyer @ Union Pool (484 Union Ave) 9pm, $9, RSVP

THURSDAY 1/16
☺ Split Personality: Storytelling and Character Open Mic @ Over the Eight (594 Union Ave) 7-8pm, FREE, Put your name in a hat for a chance to perform a 5 minute story or character sketch, with special guest performers Leslie Meisel (30 Rock, Bachlorette) and Ben Rameaka (UCB, Wolf of Wall St)
♫  Prism House / Foxes in Fiction / Daytona / XNY / Palehound @ Spike Hill (184 Bedford) 7pm, FREE, More Info
♦ Uta Brauser– Human Matter @ Brouwerij Lane (78 Greenpoint Ave) 7-10pm, Opening Reception for the artist’s collection of line drawings, which explore the nature of matter and the traces of cell life
* Beauty Beyond Boundaries @ Villain (50 N 3rd St) 9pm-1am, FREE, Get free cocktails (until 11pm) in exchange for being marketing targets for the new Ricoh Theta spherical camera (which actually looks pretty fun anyway), featuring art installations, live painting, music from Kaoru Wantabe & Motions, a tap-dance bit from Tamango, and DJs all night, plus you get a camera to play with for the evening, RSVP

FRIDAY 1/17
♦ Opening Reception: Subterranean, Fabian Palencia @ Tugboat Tea Company (546 Flatbush Ave) 6-9pm, FREE, Check out Palencia’s (one of our awesome Instagram Takeover photographers) for an exhibition of his documentary-style subway photographs, RSVP
♦ Nonotak New York @ Fowler Arts Collective (67 West St #216) 7:30-10:30pm, FREE, Check out this site-specific installation of light and space from Nonotak Studio, a collaboration between Brooklyn artists Noemi Schipfer and Takami Nakamoto, RSVP
♫ Libel / Butchers and Bakers / Let’s Be Loveless / Maquina Supervium @ Radio Bushwick (22 Wyckoff Ave) 8PM, $5, More Info
♦ Calicornucopia 2 @ Calico Gallery (67 West St #206) 8-10pm, Closing party for this collection of affordable small works, including some drawings from Greenpointer’s Madame Extraordinaire, Jen G, RSVP
♫  Farewell 285 Kent with Dan Deacon / DJ Dog Dick / DUST / Ave Luna / TONSTARTSSBANDHT / Uumans / Secret Band @ 285 Kent, 8pm, {SOLD OUT}
♫  Soul Imperial Presents Reggae Night @ The Diamond (3 Franklin St) 10pm-2am, FREE, groove to Jamaican tunes from all the decades, from rocksteady to dancehall and everything in between, while playing shuffleboard of course, More Info
♫  Sharkmuffin @ The Knitting Factory (361 Metropolitan) midnight, w/ drink specials, FREE More Info
* Blood Simple @ Nitehawk (136 Metropolitan Ave) 12am, Watch the Coen Brothers’ debut feature, a dark tale of murder, suspense, and Texas, More Info

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SATURDAY 1/18
♦ Absence of Evidence is Not Evidence of Absense @ Youme Haus (99 Meserole St #4) 6pm-midnight, FREE, Group show inspired by the imaginary union of William Hogarth and Carl Sagan’s ideas, RSVP
*♫  Greenpointers (that’s us!), Pancakes & Whiskey, & BuzzChips Present: Whiskey Buzz @ Cameo Gallery (96 N6th St) 7pm, $10, Featuring Canon Logic / Folding Legs / Youngman Grand / Adios Ghost, RSVP, BUY TIX
Very Extremely Dangerous @ Wythe Hotel Cinema (80 Wythe Ave) 7PM, $10, Screening of this documentary on Sun Records artist Jerry McGill + Q&A with producer Robert Gordon and director Paul Duane, BUT TIX
♦ NO/FUTURE @ Booklyn Art Gallery (37 Greenpoint Ave 4thFl) 7-10pm, FREE, Opening reception for solo exhibition of work by Mike Taylor, a series that explores the organic marriage of text and imagery spanning 2 decades of screen printing, painting, drawing, editorial illustration, comics and zines, book launch to follow, More Info
♫  Mixed Media Listening Party/Dance Performance by Carolyn Lockhart @ Cleopatra’s (110 Meserole Ave) 7:30pm, Groove to some tunes from Mixed Media, a label that commissions artists to produce limited edition sound recordings in a vinyl LLP format, with corresponding ballet performance, RSVP
* Dirty Dancing Screening + Trivia @ Videology (308 Bedford Ave) 8pm, $5, Re-live that time you danced with Patrick in the Summer of ’63, no one puts baby in a corner! More Info
♫  Joakim / FEADZ / DJ Annie / Speakerbot @ Glasslands (289 Kent) 12am, $12adv / $15 dos, RSVP

SUNDAY 1/19
# $1 Oysters @ The Diamond (43 Franklin St) 4pm, $1/oyster, Enjoy these seafaring bites from Fishers island and learn about NYC oysters, past present and future, More Info
♫ Roda De Choro
@ Beco (45 Richardson St) 5-8pm, Enjoy traditional Brazilian samba with regional flue & seven-string guitar serenades and $5 Caipirinhas, More Info
♥ A Trivia of Ice and Fire Part II @ Over the Eight (594 Union Ave) 6pm, FREE, Test your knowledge of the ICE AND FIRE novels at this battle of…ice and fire (?), don’t ask me, I’ve only watched the show, RSVP
♫  Marian McLaughlin‘s Derive: NYC Album Release @ Silent Barn (603 Bushwick Ave) 8pm, $7, with Will Stratton / Trevelor Wilson / Cal Folger Day
Respect Yourself @ Wythe Hotel Cinema (80 Wythe Ave) 7PM, Free, Stax Records and the Soul Explosion reading & book signing with Robert Gordon, More Info
♫  Royal Bangs / Bad Suns / Cosmonaut @ Baby’s All Right (146 Broadway) 8pm, $12, BUY TIX
♫  Art Decade / Wild Yaks / Beth Jayh @ Union Pool (484 Union Ave) 9pm, $8, More Info

MONDAY 1/20
* Mean Girls @ Huckleberry (588 Grand St) 9pm, FREE, From Glen Coco to Tina Fey as the cool teacher to Lindsay Lohan as a transfer student from the African plains, this movie is so FETCH, More Info

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