Thanks Obama Dance Party, Brooklyn Soup Takedown, Britpop Night – What’s happening, Greenpoint? (1/18–1/24)

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


WEDNESDAY 1/18

* Starting Your Intimacy Revolution with Christine Long @ New Women Space (188 Woodpoint Rd) 7pm, $20, Find intimacy in new ways by cultivating closeness and connection through your work, community and self, Buy tix
♦ Olio at Idio: On Civil Disobedience, Resisting the Machine @ IDIO Gallery (976 Gran St) 7pm, $12, When a government becomes a machine that churns out injustice, it is the right and the duty of the citizen to resist the actions of that machine, to throw a spanner in its works. Talk led by Professors Michael Haltenberger and Michael Prettyman, RSVP

THURSDAY 1/19

* Fundraiser for Oakland Ghost Ship Fire Victims @ Bar Matchless (557 Manhattan Ave) 6pm, $10-25, Film screenings of MLK JR. WAY and Remember You’re Special. All proceeds go to benefit victims of the Oakland Ghost Ship Fire, More info
* Trump, Keep Out: A Planned Parenthood Benefit @ Broken Land (105 Franklin St) 7pm, FREE, Celebrate the last day of Obama’s presidency with an Inauguration Eve party. ALL PROCEEDS from bar and raffle sales during the event will be donated to Planned Parenthood, RSVP
* Celebrate the End of the World @
Northern Territory (12 Franklin St) 7pm, FREE, Drink, dance & celebrate the last night of the Obama administration #comewhatmay. Here’s to 8 years of progress and growth- you’re gonna feel like shit on Friday anyways. #thankyouobama, More info

FRIDAY 1/20

♦ Beyond Patience & Fortitude: In Protection and Celebration of New York’s Diverse Cultures @City Reliquary (370 Metropolitan Ave), 7pm, $8-10, Inaugurating Beyond Patience & Fortitude, an event series designed to educate and empower New Yorkers in the current political climate. Presentations and performances that inform and inspire us to civic action, More info
♫ Thanks, Obama: A Dance Party Fundraiser @ The Call Box Bar & Lounge (2 Lombardy St), 9pm, $5, Dance yourself clean on inauguration night, five bones at the door –> doctors without borders, dj aux cord + basslines bring music from obama’s ocho + more, RSVP

SATURDAY 1/21

$ NYC Pin and Patch Market!@ The Living Gallery BK (1094 Broadway), 11:30am, FREE, A little DIY market for pin and patch/flair sellers and collectors in the NYC area to get together, hang out & and buy/sell/trade some goods, More info
♫ The World All Around and Ruthless Moon @ The Park Church Co-Op (129 Russell St), 8pm, $10 donation, A night of imaginative and cinematic new music with a musical storybook inspired by the life and work of Maurice Sendak, More info
♫ PopGun Presents: Heems, Warm Brew, Akinyemi @ Brooklyn Bazaar (150 Greenpoint Ave), 7pm, Buy tix

SUNDAY 1/22

♫ Nothing: Underground Music Label Showcase @ House of Yes (2 Wyckoff Ave), 11am, FREE, First Underground Music Label Showcase. 20+ local and international music label crews meet up on the dancefloor for a perfect day of fresh sounds and a record fair, RSVP
# Brooklyn Soup Takedown @ Brooklyn Bazaar (150 Greenpoint Ave), 2pm, $20, Chicken soup for the soul, but also CHOWDER and STEW and RAMEN and HOT HOT CRAZY ASS SOUPS!!!! Try them all and be REBORN… A ticket gets you ALL YOU CAN EAT, Buy tix
* IUD Soundsystem Presents: a Benefit for Planned Parenthood @Baby’s All Right (146 Broadway), 6pm, FREE, DJ’s music by and for nasty women with a percentage of the bar going to Planned Parenthood, RSVP


MONDAY 1/23

♫ New York Philharmonic: Contact! @National Sawdust (80 North 6th St), 7:30pm, $29-34, Celebrating its 175th Anniversary season and the city that has shaped its history and guides its future with two programs, Buy tix
♦ Coast 2 Coast LIVE @ Sunnyvale (1031 Grand St), 8pm, FREE, Interactive artist showcase bringing together Artists, DJs, Producers, Media and more, RSVP


TUESDAY 1/24

=) Cool as F*** January Jump-Off @ Pete’s Candy Store (709 Lorimer St), 6:30pm, FREE, Featuring four writers who are serious about humor (and, when necessary, are serious about being serious), RSVP
♫ Britpop with the common people @Tender Trap (66 Greenpoint Ave), 9pm, FREE, Greenpoint’s only Britpop night. Non stop indie 90s heaven, 9pm until 2am, RSVP

 

 

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

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