Sumo Party, Firestone Fest, The Hustle – What’s happening, Greenpoint? (11/11–11/17)

Double6Flyer_200[Sponsored]  Subject Matters Double 6 Studio, 66 Green St, Saturday and Sunday 11/14-15 4pm, FREE
An exhibition presenting a group of photographers who each communicate distinct perspectives, aesthetics, and themes, More info

12193361_769589153164249_2365669854349336163_nGreenpoint Artist Mixer & Open Meeting
The Diamond, 43 Franklin Ave
November 11, 7:30pm, FREE, RSVP
We are gearing up for a Spring 2016 Greenpoint Open Studios (end of April) and want to bring Greenpoint artists and arts appreciators together for an initial open meeting. Extended happy hour until 9pm!

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

83-exxlWEDNESDAY 11/11
* Pot Painting Workshop
@ Dusty Rose Vintage (251 Greenpoint Ave) 7pm, $50, Create a symbolically charged, hand-painted flower pot with symbolic meaning, More info
♫ Antibalas Residency @ Brooklyn Bowl (61 Wythe Ave) 8pm, $15, With Santigold and Superhuman Happiness, More info

12140146_10206948148717850_8770284605903729848_oTHURSDAY 11/12
* Coloring Book Party
@ Word (126 Franklin St) 7pm, FREE, Join the coloring craze with the exquisite, kaleidoscopic designs of Payton Cosell Turner, More info
 Monko Sexo Trasho
@ Videology (308 Bedford Ave) 7pm, $8, A night of video oddities and standup comedy, RSVP

12108918_169830766697302_36917866283383157_nFRIDAY 11/13
♦ Holographic Chameleon @ Immersive Gallery (132 Bedford Ave) 6pm, FREE, A 6,000-square-foot warehouse re-imagined as a labyrinth of abstractionist paintings, video, and light, More info
♦ Cottage Industry @ Booklyn (37 Greenpoint Ave) 7pm, FREE, Mary Walling Blackburn and Rafael Kelman exhibit works that animate their own reproductive, economic and artistic collaboration, More info
# Whisk & Whiskey @ Archestratus Books (160 Huron St)7pm, FREE, Bedford Cheese Shop owner Charlotte Kamin and general manager Nathan McElroy will inform, entertain, and instruct on the basics of their trade, RSVP

636614-250SATURDAY 11/14
 Firestone Fest
@ Hand & Detail (646 Lorimer St) 12pm, $20, An all-day alternative comedy experience, More info
# Sumo Party
@ Brooklyn Kitchen (100 Frost St) 6pm, $35, Eat authentic food while watching big men toss each other around, More info
* Standard Toykraft’s Fall Festival @ Standard Toykraft (722 Metropolitan Ave) 7pm, $5, With carnival games, mulled cider, a puppet freak show, virtual rides, old-timey music, fortune telling, and a Ms. Standard Toykraft Pageant, Buy tix

Screen Shot 2015-11-09 at 7.07.22 PMSUNDAY 11/15
^ The Hustle: Writers on Writing @ Word (126 Franklin St) 2pm, FREE, With Jason Koo, Oriana Leckert, and Melissa Petro, RSVP
* Gala Gala Hey
@ The Drink (228 Manhattan Ave) 3pm, FREE, Close out NYC Cider Week with ciders from all over the world, apple pie, apple bobbing, live Americana music, and square dancing, More info

81-emdMONDAY 11/16
♫ London Souls @ Cameo Gallery (92 North 6th St) 8pm, $15, Buy tix
Danavan @ Saint Vitus (1120 Manhattan Ave) 8pm, $15, With Monolord / Tower, Buy tix

12238082_1670720673142587_6117617997305718448_oTUESDAY 11/17
^ The Prose Bowl
@ Pete’s Candy Store (709 Lorimer St)6:30pm, FREE, Bring five minutes’ worth of your best fiction to compete for a mystery prize and the admiration of a roomful of strangers, RSVP
☺ Important Shit That Doesn’t Matter @ Over the Eight (594 Union Ave)10pm, FREE, The hosts answer all of your most burning internet etiquette questions with the help of special guests Mary Houlihan, Nathan Yaffe, and Ben Warheit, RSVP

* 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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