F**ck Off 2016, Death Match 2, Writer’s Slam, NYE in North Brooklyn – What’s happening, Greenpoint? (12/28–1/3)

FUCK 2016! As quite possibly the worst year on record, let’s destroy it like a teenage house party! Come experience the ball pit drop at midnight! Complimentary Midnight Champagne Toast with our own Ballpit Drop! Bring your worst moment of 2016 on a piece of paper, shred it in our shredder and watch your worst moment become a confetti explosion at Midnight. @Brooklyn Bazaar (150 Greenpoint Ave), Doors open at 9PM. $40 Advance Tickets/ $50 at the door, Buy tix [sponsored]

Drink in the New Year with Greenpoint Beer and Ale (7 North 15th St)! From 10 PM to 1 AM we will be serving as much beer as you can drink for $35! There will be dancing plus a toast at midnight for all! Watch the ball drop live on our big screen! 

$35 Open beer bar option online only. $45 at the door. If you do not want open bar there is a $10 cover charge at the door, Buy tix [Sponsored]

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

WEDNESDAY 12/28

* Chanukah at the Gutter @ Gutter Bar (200 North 14th St) 8pm, FREE, The Gutter Bar Lights Up! Bowl with Latkes and make sure the donuts don’t end up in the gutter. Menorah Lighting and drinks. For young professionals in your 20’s & 30’s (ID required). Fun & Food is on us, Bourbon & Bowl is on you, RSVP
♫ DEATH MATCH 2 @ Tender Trap (66 Greenpoint Ave) 9pm, FREE, There will be music! There will be a NO RING wrestling match! There will be TOYS! There will be blood! There will be UNSTOPPABLE DEATH MACHINES! There will be the highly anticipated DEBUT of TIGHT FRIGHT(Former members of Big Bitch)!, RSVP


THURSDAY 12/29

^Writers’ Slam 2! @ Muchmore’s (2 Havemeyer St) 6:30pm, FREE, Do you write things? Do you want to share what you write? Come thru to read: Poetry, spoken word, stand up, prose, maybe literary-based performance art? Bring your journal, your chapbook, your manuscript. We want to hear your stuff.**All Are Welcome**, RSVP
♫ Fuck Off 2016: Tribute to George Michael, Prince, David Bowie @House of Yes (2 Wyckoff Ave) 10pm, FREE, In a year when everything seems to be going in the wrong direction, we are especially devastated to lose our queer heroes George Michael, Prince, and David Bowie, who all showed us there’s no right way to be a man. So join us as we dance the night away, keep their light going, and carry the flaming flame forward. And send 1 final message to the year 2016: BYE GIRL, BYE, RSVP


FRIDAY 12/30

* Wes Anderson Bingo: The Royal Tenenbaums @ Videology Bar (308 Bedford Ave), 9:30pm, $16, Much has been written about director Wes Anderson’s many stylistic signatures. In fact, spotting them has become something of a sport among both fans and detractors. So why not make it an actual game that you can play with friends?, More info
* AIN’T NO PARTY @ Knitting Factory (361 Metropolitan Ave), 10pm, Move Forward Music Presents AIN’T NO PARTY ft. Mek Dot, Spintelect, + Where’s Nasty Hosted by Cory Townes, RSVP
$ Break Resolutions @ The Break Vintage (82 Dobbin St.), 3pm-9pm. Indulge in tattoos by @ol_ash, champagne, sweets, & vintage! Grab a NYE outfit or a new year’s wardrobe! 10% of profits will benefit RAINN, in conjunction with It’s Not Personal. It’s Not Personal creates opportunities for women to share dating experiences through events and and a column with Bust Magazine. RAINN is an anti-sexual violence organization operating the National Sexual Assault Hotline and working to prevent sexual violence, help victims, and ensure perpetrators are brought to justice. More info

Hello 2017 (via Milk & Roses)


SATURDAY 12/31

Happy New Year! Check out our round up of where to ring in 2017 locally in North Brooklyn here!


SUNDAY 1/1

♫ The Lot Radio New Year’s Concert at The Mission @ The Mission (85 North 15th St) 5pm, $11, Renowned collaborative pianist Eduard Laurel presents a solo program of showcasing his prismatic color palette, with works by Satie, Debussy, Ravel, Scarlatti and Takemitsu. He is joined by classical violinist-turned-electronic producer Kamron Saniee for a selection of rare violin and piano and transcribed works by Sergei Prokofiev, Dmitri Shostakovich, Cyril Scott, and others, RSVP
=) The Experiment Comedy Gallery’s New Year, New You! @ The Experiment Comedy Gallery (272 Grand St), 7pm, Come on down on New Year’s Night to watch dozens upon dozens of NYC’s best comedians try out their newest jokes! Hosted by Mo Fathelbab, RSVP

MONDAY 1/2

*Dharma Punx Meditation @ Maha Rose (97 Green St), 7pm, by Donation, Guided meditation and talk on timeless buddhist strategies for relieving stress and suffering, More info

 

TUESDAY 1/3

♫ Doctors Without Borders Benefit Show @ Saint Vitus (1120 Manhattan Ave), 7pm, $12, 11th Annual Runny Holiday Benefit Show featuringRunny, Mighty High, Star Spangles, Trashy, The Whores, Buy tix
♫ LA HUERTA @ Pete’s Candy Store (709 Lorimer St), 9:30pm, $5 suggested donation, La Huerta is an NYC-based band that plays Latin corta venas y danzantes. We like to pari. Puro Pinche Pari! More info

* Greenpointers Pick
♫ Music
^ Literary Event
♦ Art Event
=) Comedy Event
# Foodie Event
♥ Pheremones Likely
$ Shopping Event

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