BarnFest 2017, Pete’s Big Salmon, Shadow Puppet Show – What’s happening, Greenpoint? (1/11–1/17)

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

WEDNESDAY 1/11

♦ New Solo Female Work @ New Women Space (188 Woodpoint Rd) 7pm, $15, Featuring female solo performance, poetry, singer-songwriters, stand up, puppetry or maybe something we haven’t seen before, Buy tix
* Open Pole Night @House of Yes (2 Wyckoff Ave) 9pm, FREE, Fancy yourself a pole qween? Come ride our long, hard, steel all night. Come out and show friends and fellow aerialists what you’ve been working on, More info

THURSDAY 1/12

# United States of Chop Suey @ MOFAD (62 Bayard St) 6:30pm, $10, Historians Heather Lee and Anne Mendelson in conversation about the many roles of Chinese food and restaurants in an age of anti-Chinese hostility, More info
♦ BarnFest 2017 @ Cloud City (85 North 1st St) 7pm, $12, Showcase of work developed at the Barn Arts Collective artist residency program in the form of theater productions, concerts, discussions, film screenings, workshops and variety shows and uses elements of music, film, puppetry, comedy, and dance, Buy tix

FRIDAY 1/13

♫ Pete’s Big Salmon @ Pete’s Candy Store (709 Lorimer), 7pm, FREE, Poetry reading featuring Valerie Hsiung, Billy Merrell, Kamilah Aisha Moon, More info
♫ Que Bajo | Princess Nokia/ Geko Jones/ Uproot Andy/ Riobamba @ Output (74 Wythe Ave), 10pm, $25, World music, tropical bass, and everything in between, Buy tix
*Altered States @ Videology Bar (308 Bedford Ave), 11:59pm, Respected scientist and psychology professor Edward Jessup (William Hurt) decides to combine his experiments in sensory deprivation tanks with powerful hallucinogenic drugs, convinced that it may help him unlock different states of consciousness, Buy tix

SATURDAY 1/14

*Greenpoint Parks History Walk @WNYC Transmitter Park, 1pm, FREE, Ever wondered what was there before the WNYC Transmitter towers? Geoff Cobb, a local historian and writer, we will explore the northern part of Greenpoint, RSVP
♫ Drop Electric, Mahogany @ Knitting Factory (361 Metropolitan Ave), 7pm, $10.50, Drop Electric’s music is a manic barrage of soaring vocals, heavy guitars, atmospheric textures, and tribal percussion, controlled by structured, dynamic songwriting, Buy tix
♫ 80s/Depeche Mode – Music for the Masses Dance Party @ BackBar at The Bedford (110 Bedford Ave), 10pm, With DJ Shred and DJ Rob Krush! Lots of Depeche Mode & 80s new wave, synthpop, & 80s Brit pop, RSVP

SUNDAY 1/15

# Table Music Brunch Series: Bridget Davis @National Sawdust (80 North 6th Street), 12pm, $12-45, Intimate set of music with Sam Pettiti on guitar, the perfect compliment to some amazing mean from RIDER, Buy tix
* WHY DOES THE HISTORY OF SQUATTING IN NYC MATTER? @ Union Docs (322 Union Ave), 7pm, $10, Documentary works on the history of squatting in NYC followed by discussion with Amy Starecheski, More info
* Full Moon, New Year Breath Ceremony @ Antidote (200 Franklin St), 7pm, $30, Utilizing the breath in healing work is a powerful and effective hands off technique in bursting through old blockages in the body that are limiting us in life, More info

MONDAY 1/16

* UMA GAIA // Quartz Crystal Sound Bath & Reiki Healing Gathering @Shaktibarre (449 Keap St), 7:30pm, $38, Soothe your mind, body and spirit with the healing qualities of pure tones, Quartz Crystal and a guided meditation that will awaken your highest self, your vibrational self, Buy tix
=) Comedy Winter Classic @ Freehold (45 S 3rd St), 8pm, FREE, Bi-Annual full room comedy. We will have a great line up which cannot be missed, RSVP

TUESDAY 1/17

^ Geoffrey Cobb presents The King of Greenpoint @ WORD (126 Franklin St), 7pm, FREE, A talk with Greenpoint resident and historian Geoffrey Cobb on his new book The King of Greenpoint Peter McGuinness, RSVP
♦ Kuhle Wampe, or Who Owns the World? @ Light Industry (155 Freeman St), 7:30pm, $8, A nearly forgotten instance of late-Weimar social realism, Kuhle Wampe, or Who Owns the World? is a strident anticapitalist drama built from partially documentary elements, More info 
♦ Shadow Puppet Show @ Pete’s Candy Store (709 Lorimer St), 8:30pm, FREE, Join Midnight Radio Show for a magical evening of original, (slightly naughty) fairytales in space, expressed through the art of shadow puppetry and live music, More info

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

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Greenpointers is a hyperlocal blog about Greenpoint, Brooklyn covering Ash to Apollo and everything in between.
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