Sumo Stew, Puppet Playlist, Nitehawk Shorts – What’s happening, Greenpoint? (11/09–11/15)

There are more events in our weekly calendar, and more Halloween picks hereSubmit Greenpoint events, too!

14908208_10210791975973026_4715981555088793233_nWEDNESDAY 11/09
^ Romance Night @ Word (126 Franklin St) 7pm, FREE, Novelists Joanna Shupe and Jennifer Gracen in conversation with Sarah MacLean, More info
^ Antagonist Storytelling Series: 3-Year Anniversary @ Over the Eight (594 Union Ave) 8pm, FREE, Comedians tell true stories about the worst things they ever did on purpose, RSVP

screen-shot-2016-11-08-at-5-21-19-pmTHURSDAY 11/10
☺ Ghostwriter Viewing Party
@ Videology (308 Bedford Ave) 7pm, $5, A screening of the first story arc of the early ’90s PBS kids’ show Ghostwriter, which was filmed in Fort Greene, Brooklyn, More info
^ Reading of King of Greenpoint
@ T.B.D. Bar (224 Franklin St) 7pm, FREE, Learn about Peter J. McGuinness, one of the most colorful characters in Greenpoint history, More info

798430-250FRIDAY 11/11

* Nitehawk Shorts Festival Filmmakers Gathering @ Nitehawk Cinema (136 Metropolitan Ave) 7:30pm, FREE, A social for those in the New York film community, More info
♫ Final Weekend at Manhattan Inn
@ Manhattan Inn (632 Manhattan Ave) 7:30pm, $5–$10 suggested, Le Poisson Rouge presents Rubblebucket with Alexander F, More info
* Puppet Playlist Destroys Your Childhood @ Triskelion Arts (106 Calyer St) 8:30pm, $15, A group of puppeteers reinterpret the music of their childhoods in very adult ways, Buy tix

screen-shot-2016-11-08-at-5-39-23-pmSATURDAY 11/12
# Bloody Mary Battle @ Villain (50 North 3rd St) 9am, $45, Sample the city’s best bloodys as restaurants duke it out for the title at the Bloody Mary Battle, Buy tix
*Imagine This: International Women’s Film Festival 
@ Wythe Hotel (80 Wythe Ave) 11am, $10, The two-day event features screenings, a networking party, and an awards ceremony, Buy tix
# Cooking Class: Tel Aviv 
@ Archestratus Books + Foods (160 Huron St) 12pm, $65, Feel transported to Israel with Devra Ferst, Senior Editor at Tasting Table, Buy tix

screen-shot-2016-11-08-at-6-05-04-pmSUNDAY 11/13
* Screening: The Smart Studios Story 
@ Saint Vitus (1120 Manhattan Ave) 3pm, $8, A documentary telling the story of the pivotal Midwest link to the global rise of Alternative Rock in the 1990s, Buy tix
* Most People @ Standard Toykraft (722 Metropolitan Ave) 7pm $8, A collaborative, explorative dance & video work directed by Nic Koller & Kate Morales, Buy tix

81-exxlMONDAY 11/14
♫ Dark Star Orchestra @ Brooklyn Bowl (61 Wythe Ave) 8pm, $25, A continuation of the Grateful Dead concert experience, More info
☺ Oops! I Did It Again @ The Experiment Comedy Gallery (272 Grand St) 8:30pm, $5, New York comics perform their best material — and that one joke that they love but for some reason never hits, More info

screen-shot-2016-11-08-at-6-12-32-pmTUESDAY 11/15
^ Going Off Track Live @ Brooklyn Bazaar (150 Greenpoint Ave) 7pm, $35, Word and Noisey present a book launch for Laura Jane Grace’s memoir: Tranny: Confessions of Punk Rock’s Most Infamous Anarchist SelloutMore info
# Sumo Stew @ Brooklyn Kitchen (100 Frost St) 8pm, $50, A livestream of sumo matches straight from Japan plus Japanese-inspired bites made by local chefs, 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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