The Freedom Garden, Dre Day, Puppets & Pasties – What’s Happening, Greenpoint? (2/25–3/03)

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

WEDNESDAY 2/25
* Bound By Chains in Ridgewood, Queens @ Houdini Kitchen Laboratory (1563 Decatur St) 6pm, $20, Artisanal brick oven pizza, small-batch craft-brewed beer, a straightjacket escape, and sword swallowing, Buy tix
* Alt Citizen Issue #3 Release Party
 @ Night of Joy (667 Lorimer St) 7pm, FREE, Celebrate the new issue of this Brooklyn-based music & culture zine with DJs and drink specials all night, RSVP

THURSDAY 2/26
* The Freedom Garden and How to DIY 
@ Panoply Performance Lab (104 Meserole St) 8pm, $7, Members of former DIY venue the Freedom Garden to discuss how they have continued to work after the loss of their space, More info
* D.I.C.T.I.O.N.A.R.Y. Presents Fantasy Book Launch
 @ The Spectrum (59 Montrose Ave) 8:30pm, $5, The monthly series aims to complicate and redefine our notions of “queer art,” RSVP
 Dre Day 2015
 @ Kinfolk Studio (94 Wythe Ave) 10pm, $5, Celebrate Dr. Dre’s birthday with music, live performances, and gin and juice specials all night, RSVP

FRIDAY 2/27
♦ A Weekend at the Old Gem @ 695 Grand St, 7pm, FREE, A NYC salon showcase featuring more than 100 artists, presented by [email protected]RSVP
* Poets Who Love Poets 
@ Over the Eight (594 Union Ave) 7pm, FREE, Poets from No, Dear Magazine choose poets they love and invite them to read, RSVP
* Puppets & Pasties
 @ Standard Toykraft (722 Metropolitan Ave) 8pm, $?, An evening of puppetry, burlesque, and burlesque puppetry, More info
* New Skin for the Old Ceremony: Winter Tasting Menu
 @ Cloud City (85 North 1st St) 8pm, $7, A night of root veggies and new contemporary performances, RSVP

SATURDAY 2/28
 Candy Apple Red Presents Lyzfest @ Grand Victory (245 Grand St) 6pm, $13, With The Sharp Lads / On The Cinder / InRod / BarRoom Heroes, and more, RSVP
 Groupmuse Chamber Concert
 @ The Oracle Club (10-41 47th Ave) 7pm, FREE, Sebastian Bäverstam performs Suite in D-minor by JS Bach and Schumann’s “Adagio and Allegro,” More info
* Dante Brown/Warehouse Dance & Quentin Burley Dance Group @ Triskelion Arts (106 Calyer St) 8pm, $16, Performances examine what it means to “have a voice” and its association with power, investigate the small, understated bodily quirks that sway social interaction, and more, Buy tix
* Dance2Dance @ ArtHelix (299 Meserole St) 8pm, $25, A night of dance performances, sculpture, fine art, discussion, and dance celebration, Buy tix

SUNDAY 3/01
* Purim Costume Party and M&M Day @ North Williamsburg Y (14 Hope St) 10:30am, FREE, This family-friendly celebration includes storytelling, performances, and opportunities to take care of those less fortunate, More info
* A Trivia of Fire and Ice
 @ Over the Eight (594 Union Ave) 6pm, $10, A night of unbridled ASOIAF geekery counting down to the Season 5 premiere of Game of Thrones, RSVP
* The Uprising With Peter Snowden @ UnionDocs (322 Union Ave) 7:30, FREE, The Uprising shows the Arab revolutions from the inside in a multi-camera, first-person account of that fragile, irreplaceable moment when life ceases to be a prison, and everything becomes possible again, RSVP

MONDAY 3/02
* Williamsburg Spelling Bee @ Pete’s Candy Store (709 Lorimer St) 7:30pm, FREE, A real adult spelling bee, hosted by Bobby Blue & Jen Dziura, More info
* The Starr Reading Series
 @ Bushwick Starr (207 Starr St) 8pm, FREE, This month’s staged reading will be of 
Eboni Booth’s one or two, More info

TUESDAY 3/03
* How to Write About Music @ Word (126 Franklin St) 7pm, FREE, Celebrate the new guidebook How to Write About Music, from the publishers of the 33 1/3 series, with a panel discussion moderated by editor Ally-Jane Grossan, RSVP
♫ An Intimate Evening With Langhorne Slim @ Baby’s All Right (146 Broadway) 7:30pm, $15, With Jonny Fritz, Buy tix

* Greenpointers Pick
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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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