CMJ, HONK NYC, Oyster Roast – What’s happening, Greenpoint? (10/14–10/20)

CMJ_Showcase_2015_550pxCMJ Festival 2015 Showcase brought to you by Greenpointers, SuperCrush and CaraBella
Friday, October 16, 8PM
Bar Matchless (557 Manhattan Ave.)
With Spritzer / Tall Juan / Holy Tunics / Ben Katzman’s DeGreaser / Winstons


[sponsored] Nightfall at the Distillery: A pre-Halloween party at NY Distilling Co.
Tuesday, October 20, 6-10PM
NY Distilling Co. (79 Richardson St.)
$25 advanced tickets online; $35 at the door (cash only) – RSVP
WhiskeyWisemenNYC + Bombshell Bakers presents an almost Halloween party with booze tasting and performances, More info

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

xScreen-Shot-2015-10-07-at-12.31.31-PM-2.png.pagespeed.ic.gZVg1_0SJRWEDNESDAY 10/14
♫ Violent Mae CMJ Show @ Muchmore’s (2 Havemeyer St) 7pm, FREE, With Grand Courriers / Slight / Sweet Bronco / Warehouse Eyes, RSVP
* Human Rights Through a Different Lens
@ UnionDocs (322 Union Ave) 7:30pm, $9, Screening of Civil Rights activist documentary The Bus, plus a teaser for Whose Streets, More info

Screen Shot 2015-10-14 at 12.39.17 AMTHURSDAY 10/15
♫ Get Summered CMJ Showcase 
@ Tender Trap (66 Greenpoint Ave) 8pm, $10, With Lance Neptune / Isiah Panther / Trove, More info
* The MUFF Society Presents Ginger Snaps 
@ Videology (308 Bedford Ave) 9pm, $7, There will also be film-themed prizes and freebies, plus a werewolf-inspired photobooth, RSVP

12072771_10153649328913373_3965526888866134657_nFRIDAY 10/16
* That Slapstick Show @ Standard Toykraft (722 Metropolitan Ave) 7:30pm, $10, A special screening of rare slapstick comedies, RSVP
 People’s Choice Show @ Greenpoint Gallery (390 McGuinness Blvd) 8pm, FREE, A group show in two galleries plus music all night, RSVP
* Elements Circus Cabaret @ Big Sky Works (29 Wythe Ave) 8:30pm, $20, A dozen dazzling circus perfomers, plus late-night performances by Hungry March Band and Environmental Encroachment, RSVP

12039346_423597074493202_2556626655564232331_nSATURDAY 10/17
# Fall Oyster Roast
@ North Brooklyn Boat Club (49 Ash St) 2pm, $15, This open-fire cookout will feature fresh Sewansecott oysters cooked over an open fire alongside corn, potatoes, and bread, More info
* Performancy Forum
@ Panoply Performance Lab (103 Meserole St) 4pm, $10 suggested, Expanded-form relational performances and presentations, More info
♫ Rubulad & HONK NYC’s Brass-Tastic Blowout
@ The Wick (260 Meserole St) $15 w/ Kickstarter donation, With Batala NYC / Drumadics / Les Vilains Chicots / New Creations Brass Band, and many more, RSVP
♫ Thou Shall Not Gloom @ Grand Victory (245 Grand St) 11pm, FREE, Feeling Gloomy presents an 80s dance party with drink specials, film projections, and more, More info

livingdock_event-625x420SUNDAY 10/18
* Living Dock Celebration @ Kingsland Ave at North Henry St,12pm, FREE, Join the Newtown Creek Alliance to celebrate the completion of the Living Dock project, a custom-designed and built floating structure providing a clean habitat for marine organisms in Newtown Creek, More info
# Chiles & Chill Hot Sauce Tasting @ TheHeatonist (121 Wythe Ave) 2pm, $20, Try fresh Hatch Chiles from New Mexico, chili with stewed pork, and plenty of peppers, Buy tix
* The Spooky Monster Variety Hour @ Black Bear Bar (70 North 6th St) $5, A monster bash campy comedy variety show, RSVP

12115988_10207634081151312_8607369463181521457_nMONDAY 10/19
* NY Obscura Society Cinema Club @ Videology (308 Bedford Ave) 7pm, $14, A screening of two documentaries that each dive into unique worlds to explore the boundaries of work, play, and changing cultural tides, RSVP
 Eso!! @ Bembe (81 South 6th St) 10pm, FREE, Dirtyfinger and Reaganomics bring you Latin heat, salsa, and global beats, RSVP

11224109_1663187707229217_7205507317963324329_nTUESDAY 10/20
^ The Prose Bowl: Autumnal Combat
@ Pete’s Candy Store (709 Lorimer St) 6:30pm, FREE, Four writers come in, one writer leaves—or all of them do, RSVP
# North Greenpoint Beer Tour w/ the Bestest @ Address with purchase, 7pm, $75, Imbibe in the beer mysteries of Greenpoint Avenue and beyond; 20% discount with the code YAYGREENPOINT, More info

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

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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