ItaliaNites, MetalSucks Bash, Oddities Flea Market, Gross History – What’s happening, Greenpoint? (3/8–3/14)

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


WEDNESDAY 3/8

# ItaliaNites: Malèna @ Archestratus (160 Huron St) 7:30pm, FREE, Viewing of Giuseppe Tornatore’s Malèna in celebration of la Festa delle Donne (International Women’s Day). A coming of age film, it follows one teenage boy’s infatuation with a village siren during World War II Sicily, RSVP
♫ NVRSleep: Across The Pond Edition @ Kinfolk 90 (90 Wythe Ave) 9pm, FREE, An Experimental Music Platform for Today’s Creative Class. Audio trip Across the Pond via Jamaal Fisher, Nasty Nigel, Rodney Hazard, and Special Guests, RSVP
=) Popcorn Hour @ Annoyance Theatre (367 Bedford Ave) 9:30pm, $5, See New York’s finest comedians put on a show for you that’ll leave you much more satisfied than a damn $15 movie and $20 soda. Free popcorn, Buy tix

 

THURSDAY 3/9

* Reclaiming Our Estuary: The Newtown Creek Experience 
@ LaGuardia Community College (31-10 Thomson Ave), 4pm, FREE, Learn about rediscovering the commons, our waterway and its life, case studies, and the future of Newtown Creek, RSVP
# Global Flavors: How Curry, Soy Sauce, and Sriracha Became American @ MOFAD (62 Bayard St), 6:30pm, $10, Learn how soy sauce, curry, and Sriracha became part of everyday dining. How have these three distinct flavors come to represent Asian food in the US, Buy tix
♦ FREE LIKE OSCAR: Resistance Through Afro-Latino Culture @ City Reliquary (370 Metropolitan Ave), 7pm, $8-10, A discussion with Melinda González, co founder of BombaYo, on Latino cultural traditions rooted in the African diaspora that are particularly effective at teaching us resistance and resilience, More info

FRIDAY 3/10

* Sanctuary Presents: Expressions of Middle Eastern Culture @ San Damiano Mission (85 N 15th St), 1pm, FREE, A celebration of Middle Eastern art and culture with film screening of The Iran Job, artist talk with Tarik Sadouma, live music by Meredith Monk and Abdullah Bulkhir, belly dancing by Malayeem, RSVP
♫ MetalSucks 10th Anniversary Bash @ Saint Vitus (1120 Manhattan Ave), 8pm, $10, Featuring So Hideous, Tiger Flowers, Meek Is Murder, Dead Empires, Hogwasche, Buy tix
♫ Blue Jazz TV Special Live Set @ Magick City (37 Box St), 10pm, $15-20, Unlearning music one note at a time. Equal parts gross-out lounge popsters and sophisto DIY slouches. Free keg of wine, More info

 

SATURDAY 3/11

* Greenpoint Irish History Talk
 @ Gallery AWA (61 Greenpoint Ave), 3pm, FREE, Local historian Geoffrey Cobb will discuss the origins of the local Irish community, its role on the waterfront, political power and connections to the struggle for Irish independence in Ireland, More info
* The Mile turns Three! @ the moonlight mile (200 Franklin St), 4pm, FREE, Drinks, good music and people. Cheers and here’s to life and the mile, More info
♦ Magazine Launch Party – POST(blank) Vol 2: POSTmortem @ GAMBA Forest (231 Norman Ave, #114), 8pm, $5 suggested donation, A curated set of experimental spoken word performers. The ambient music/poetry duo Low Wave will headline the show, featuring the poets and multimedia artists, More info
♫ Masquerade @ Brooklyn Bazaar (150 Greenpoint Ave), 9:30pm, $20-30, Costume mandatory. Complementary Mini Golf, Ping Pong, Pool and even Private Karaoke rooms throughout the night, Buy tix

 

SUNDAY 3/12

$ Oddities Flea Market
 @ Brooklyn Bazaar (150 Greenpoint Ave), 11am, FREE, A curated curious collection of the best purveyors of the odd and unique. Natural history objects, medical history ephemera, anatomical curiosities, osteological specimen, taxidermy, jewelry, one of a kind art, flair, and more, More info
* Grateful Purim Party @ Brooklyn Bowl (61 Wythe Ave), 11am, $15, Storytelling with Rabbi Dan, costume contest, live music with The Terrapin Family Band, and more, Buy tix
♦ Wiktor Zborowski and screening of The Eccentrics @ Park Church Co-Op (129 Russell St), 4pm, $15, Post-screening discussion featuring Polish actor Wiktor Zborowski and Professor Andrzej Krakowski. The Eccentrics is a film based on a novel written by Włodzimierz Kowalewski, More info
♫ Glass @ 80 @ National Sawdust (80 North 6th St), 7pm, $50-60, Intimate and collaborative performance with Foday Musa Suso in celebration of Philip Glass’ 80th birthday year, Buy tix

 

MONDAY 3/13

^ 826NYC Reading Series
 @ Pete’s Candy Store (709 Lorimer St), 7pm, FREE, A fantastic night of fun and literature in support of New York City students. Featuring writers Alcy Leyva, Mark Gurarie, and Hillary Ferguson, hosted by Danielle Sinay, More info
* North Brooklyn Progressive Democrats March Meeting @ The Well (272 Meserole St), 8pm, FREE, Elect NBPD club officers! Open positions for President, Chief of Operations, Director of Organizing, Directory of Membership and Outreach, Secretary, Treasurer, Digital Director, More info
# Sumo Stew @ Brooklyn Brewery (79 North 11th St), 8pm, $55, Featuring Chicken & Oyster Chankonabe made by Brooklyn izakaya Moku Moku. Every guest will also get a special bento box, composed of Japanese-inspired dishes from top local chefs, Buy tix


TUESDAY 3/14

* NYC Restaurant Waste Workshop! @ A/D/O (29 Norman Ave), 9am, FREE, Free workshop on how to run your restaurant more sustainably, RSVP
* Gross History @ The Bedford (110 Bedford Ave), 7pm, FREE, Lectures on The Gross History of Ambergris, Gross Incompetence: Congress’ Response to the AIDS Epidemic, Superfund USA: Hazardous Waste and Harmful Politics, RSVP
♦ Mothership NYC Artists’ Salon @ Mothership NYC (253 Green St), 7:30pm, Artist-in-residence, South African visual artist Diane Victor will give a presentation about her ongoing project: ephemeral portraits drawn with the soot from a candle, RSVP

 

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

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