Okey-Panky Launch Party, Force Majeur Vaudeville, Trashy History – What’s Happening, Greenpoint? (1/07–1/13)

There are more events in our weekly calendarSubmit Greenpoint events, too!

WEDNESDAY 1/07
* Zombie Night @ Word (126 Franklin St) 7pm, FREE, John L. Campbell launches Drifters, the final book in his Omega Days trilogy, with Roger Ma, author of The Zombie Combat Field GuideRSVP
☺ Meditation Guided by Laughter @ Muchmore’s (2 Havemeyer St) 9pm, FREE, With Brett Davis / Eliza Hurwitz / Scott Nossen / Joe Pera and more, RSVP
♫ Le Noize
 @ Macri Park (462 Union Ave) 10pm, FREE, Sing your heart out at this new monthly karaoke party, RSVP

THURSDAY 1/08
* Okey-Panky Launch Party
 @ The Counting Room (44 Berry St) 7pm, FREE, Celebrate Electric Literature’s new online magazine of short, darkly comic, ironic, and experimental fiction, essay, poetry, and graphic narrative, RSVP
☺ Split Personality 1-Year Anniversary @ Over the Eight (594 Union Ave) 7pm, FREE, Comedy and storytelling from David Crabb, Lane Moore, Sarah Peele, Mark Pagán, and more, More info

FRIDAY 1/09
♦ Pre-Vinylite Society Show Card Show @ Calico Brooklyn (67 West St) 7pm, FREE, Featuring work from sign painters, card writers, and sign enthusiasts of all skill levels, RSVP
* Minge World @ Big Sky Works (29 Wythe Ave) 8pm, $25, See the premier of this show before it goes to Fringe World in Australia; with burlesque, dance, and circus acts from Trixie Little / Autumn Costner / Debbie Attais / Suzanne Rogaleski / Ekaterina, RSVP
♫ The Devil & God Are Raging in Brooklyn
 @ Cameo Gallery (93 North 6th St) 10:30pm, FREE, A night of throwback emo & pop punk, RSVP

SATURDAY 1/10
* DIY Embroidered Hand Towels @ Greenpoint Library (107 Norman Ave) 12pm, FREE, Learn basic stitches and leave with a hand-stitched tea towel for your kitchen, More info
* From Deep: An Essay in Three Parts
 @ UnionDocs (322 Union Ave) 7:30pm, $9, An experimental documentary exploring the three-decade love affair between basketball and rap, More info

♫ Candy Apple Red Turns 6 @ Trash Bar (256 Grand St) 8pm, $10, With Done With You / All Torn Up / The Welch Boys / World War IX / Point Blank, RSVP
♫ Wiggl3 1-Year Anniversary
 @ The Graham (151 Meserole St) 10pm, FREE, With Joro Boro / Matt FX / Kashaka / and visuals by DJ Exit, RSVP

SUNDAY 1/11
* Women’s Self-Defense Class @ Traditional Okinawan Karate (248 McKibben St) 4pm, FREE, Learn effective self-defense techniques to escape a violent altercation, and discuss how to reduce your chances of being in one in the first place, RSVP
♫ Lazyeyes EP Release Party @ Baby’s All Right (146 Broadway) 7:30pm, $8, With Lazyeyes / Honduras / Stolen Jars / Big Muff Radio, RSVP
* Force Majeur Vaudeville Show
 @ Cobra Club (6 Wyckoff Ave) 9pm, $10, Comedy, theremin, yo-yo, magic, and more, RSVP

MONDAY 1/12
♥ Nude Dude Drawing Workshop @ Booklyn (37 Greenpoint Ave) 7pm, FREE, An introductory drawing workshop covering composition, contour, line variation, and shading featuring a nude model, More info 
♫ Mystery Channels @ Palisades (906 Broadway) 7:30pm, $5, With Afraid of Bees / Phone Home / Pastimer / Peaer, More info

TUESDAY 1/13
* SASS Presents Trashy History @ The Bedford (110 Bedford Ave) 7pm, FREE, The evening’s lectures include “A History of Trash in NYC,” “Toilets through the Ages,” and “Public Sanitation and Hygiene in Ancient Rome,” RSVP
♫ Jo Kroger
 @ Pete’s Candy Store (709 Lorimer St) 8pm, FREE, With Dalton Deschain / Rob Teter / Ian Wayne, More info

* Greenpointers Pick
♫ Music
♥ Pheremones Likely
♦ Art Event
☺ Comedy Event
# Foodie Event 

About Oriana

Oriana is a writer, editor, and hipstorian [sic] who is kind of obsessed with Brooklyn. She is the author of "Brooklyn Spaces: 50 Hubs of Culture & Creativity" (Monacelli, 2015) and creatrix of the website of the same name. She is the events editor for Brokelyn, QNS, and Greenpointers, and her writing has appeared on Slate, Atlas Obscura, New York Post, Matador, Hyperallergic, Gothamist, Curbed, Brooklyn Magazine, Brooklyn Based, and more. Follow her at @orianabklyn.

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