Dervisi Gangsta Blues, Soul Clap Dance Off, Where’s My Polaroid, MVR 2.2 – What’s happening, Greenpoint? (3/1–3/7)

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

 

WEDNESDAY 3/1

* Demystifying Government: Executive Shenanigans @ Cloud City (85 North 1st St) 7:30pm, FREE, How does the government work? For all of us who may have forgotten a thing or two from civics class. The first three programs will cover our three branches, starting all the way at the top, More info
♫ Dervisi Greek Gangsta Blues @ TROOST (1011 Manhattan Ave) 9pm, FREE, Fragrant songs and dances from a long-lost underworld- Punk Rembetika, More info

 

THURSDAY 3/2

♦ The Apprentices Group show @ The Hollows (151 Bedford Ave), 6pm, FREE, Group exhibition “The Apprentices” for which artist are reworking art historical pieces with the condition that the originals’ artists are alive, More info
* Castrate the Patriarchy! @ Muchmore’s (2 Havemeyer St), 7pm, FREE, March is Women’s History month! What better way to celebrate than a variety show in support of Planned Parenthood? More info
^ American Life Through Muslim Eyes @ City Reliquary (370 Metropolitan Ave), 7pm, $10, Sabeeha Rehman reads from her award-winning book, Threading My Prayer Rug. This collection of Sabeeha’s memoirs presents humorous and poignant moments from her life as a Muslim who immigrated from Pakistan to the US, Buy tix

FRIDAY 3/3

* Brooklyn Art Library’s Birthday! @ Brooklyn Art Library (28 Frost St), 7pm, FREE, 1 year anniversary of Brooklyn Art Library’s new space! Free beer from The Brooklyn Brewery. All 35,000 sketchbooks have agreed to be in attendance, More info
♫ New York Night Train’s Soul Clap and Dance Off 10th Anniversary @ Warsaw (261 Driggs Ave), 7:30pm, $30, Special edition of Soul Clap and Dance Off where they fly in some favorite artists in to play their hits in a fast-paced live review settting for your dancing pleasure. Accompanied by the fabulous NY Night Train Shadow Dancers, Buy tix

 

SATURDAY 3/4

# Equilibrium/ Greenpoint/ LIC Beer Project @ The Well (272 Meserole St), 12pm, FREE, Wrapping up NYC Beer Week with celebrating the fine beer of Equilibrium Beer, Greenpoint Beer & Ale Co., and LIC Beer Project with the great people who make it, More info
* Greenpoint Community March for Safe Streets @ Manhattan Avenue at Milton to Greenpoint Playground, 1pm, FREE, Everyone should be able to walk down the streets of Greenpoint without fear! Let’s march together as the peaceful, family friendly, all inclusive community that we are, More info
* North Brooklyn Culture Plan Conversation @ Park Church Co-Op (129 Russell St), 3pm, FREE, Be part of the conversation about arts and culture in North Brooklyn. NYC is putting together a cultural plan and wants to hear what are the most important issues for us in our communities, More info
♦ Where’s My Polaroid? – Brooklyn Closing Party @ GAMBA Forest (233 Norman Ave), 7pm, FREE, Nick McManus’ 2016 group portrait retrospective closing party! See the over 700 special moments that made this past year one that we’ll never forget, More info
♫ The Hard Times Showcase 005 @ Tender Trap (66 Greenpoint Ave), 8pm, $5, A night of punk comedy, stupid games and free giveaways, More info

 

SUNDAY 3/5

* Ducks in a Pen Night @ Ramona (113 Franklin St), 9am, Fundraiser for 826NYC, a nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting students with their creative and expository writing skills, and to helping teachers inspire their students to write, More info
♫ Table Music Brunch: New Vintage Baroque @ National Sawdust (80 North 6th St), 12pm, $12-45, A unique dining experience, where you can enjoy live historically informed performance music in a non traditional way, Buy tix
=) I Can’t Think Straight: LGBTQ Stand-Up & Variety Show @ Brooklyn Bazaar (150 Greenpoint Ave), 6pm, $20, A fundraiser for Kaleidoscope to creating safe space and a caring environment for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, Questioning and Ally youth, Buy tix

MONDAY 3/6

^ Young Adult Panel @ WORD (126 Franklin St), 7pm, FREE,With Pam Laskin, Tiffany Jackson, and Suzanne Weyn, More info
♫ Allison Semrad @ Pete’s Candy Store (709 Lorimer St), 7:30pm, FREE, Allison plays folk music and is from the Midwest. She loves lakes and apple pie and draws inspiration from classic fingerstyle guitar, More info
♫ Detach the Islands, Dealers, Inferno Cordial, Casas @ St Vitus (1120 Manhattan Ave), 8pm, FREE, Casas – One man harsh noise circuit circus from hell, Detach the Islands – Fast music for sad people, Dealers – “Genre: loud as fuck”, Inferno Cordial – New brooklyn powerviolence blood to spill, More info

 

TUESDAY 3/7

# Cookbook Club Presents: CURED Magazine, Issue No.1 @ Archestratus (160 Huron St), 7pm, FREE, A celebration of an exciting new publication laser focused on one of the most rewarding skills to have command of in the kitchen- preservation, RSVP
* MVR 2.2 @ A/D/O (29 Norman Ave), 7pm, FREE, MVR is a platform for sharing projects and ideas concerning these new interactions between body and information, device, and action and explores an expansive breadth of subjects and technologies including Virtual Reality, Augmented reality, robots, video games, choreography, and machine learning, RSVP
* Waterfront Defenders Party @ The Diamond (43 Franklin St), 7pm, Fundraising party for the defenders of our local waterfronts. Proceeds from beverage sales will be donated and split evenly between the Billion Oyster Project, the Newtown Creek Alliance, and Friends of Bushwick Inlet Park, More info

 

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

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