Fears & Beers, Brooklyn Oktoberfest, New Moon Sound Bath, Wolf Parade, Daft Brunch, Roxane Gay — What’s Happening, Greenpoint? (10/18–10/24)

Join EcoHealth Alliance’s Young Professionals Council at the Brooklyn Brewery (79 North 11th St) on Thursday, Oct. 19th starting at 7:30pm for a deep dive into how diseases are spread and a demonstration of the latest in technology used to stop diseases in their tracks.

$20 gets you in the door, all-night brews, and freaky facts on disease spread by Dr. Kevin Olival and Dr. Noam Ross. (sponsored)

 

Brooklyn Oktoberfest comes to The Greenpoint Terminal Warehouse (67 West St) this weekend (10/20-10/22) with an authentic Munich festival tent, complete with Bavarian blue & white decorations, live music, German dancers, ceremonial keg tapping, sausages, roast port, pretzels, and rare limited edition German beer! Greenpointers get $10 off tix! Buy yours here with discount code “Greenpoint”.

 

WEDNESDAY 10/18


* Trauma & Tension Release for Inner Peace
@ Narayana Yoga Project (191 Nassau Ave), 6:30pm, $45, This workshop will teach you a fascinating approach to trauma, our bodies and our emotions. You will receive take-home tools and practical information from Yoga Therapy and other forms of trauma releasing work, Buy tix
Istanbul and Beyond with Robyn Eckhardt @ MOFAD (62 Bayard St), 6:30pm, $25, Istanbul & Beyond documents regional cuisines and life in the villages, cities, farms, and high pastures of the lesser-known provinces throughout Turkey, Buy tix
* Lunation Kundalini Shakti Transmission New Moon In Libra @ Golden Drum (97 Green St), 7:30pm, $25, This New Moon is the perfect energy as the double air energy creates more space for our creativity to flow into the Earth Realm, Buy tix
♫ Chorizo Slim and The Boogie Blues Band @ TROOST (1011 Manhattan Ave), 8pm, FREE, Chorizo Slim returns to team up with Stan Zenkoff, Charles Bennet, and Daniel Goldshtein to play their own style of 40’s/50’s Rhythm & Blues and Boogie Woogie, More info

THURSDAY 10/19

* Energizing and Focusing Morning Qi Gong @ Root Mamma (236 Richardson St), 8am, $10, This morning class will focus on Qi massage and movement practices aimed at waking up your body and balancing your mind. No experience necessary, More info
* New Moon Sound Bath with Reiki Healing @ Magick City (37 Box St), 6:30pm, $44, During this Sound Bath Meditation we will help you to harmonize your dreams with your mind, body and spirit by taking you deeper into your own intuitive guidance, Buy tix
♦ Karrabing Film Collective’s Night Time Go + Inaat/se/ @ Union Docs (322 Union Ave), 7:30pm, $10, We are lucky to have the Karrabing Collective in town for a night of documentary that blends the nuanced, overt, and specific ways the colonialized have and continue to resist, Buy tix
♫ Aerial Ruin, Blacksage, Nighttime @ Bar Matchless (557 Manhattan Ave), 8pm, $10, Aerial Ruin, based in Portland, Oregon is the primarily acoustic solo project of Erik Moggridge whose “richly evocative dark folk style makes for a head-in-hand listening experience, Buy tix
♫ Zula (EP Release), Combo Chimbita, Erica Eso, Frank Hurricaine @ The Park Church Co-op (129 Russell St), 8pm, $10, Buy tix

FRIDAY 10/20

♦ Carmen Maria Machado: Her Body & Other Parties w/ Alice Sola Kim @ WORD (126 Franklin St), 7pm, FREE, In this electric and provocative debut, Carmen Maria Machado bends genre to shape startling narratives that map the realities of women’s lives and the violence visited upon their bodies, More info
♫ A Wilhelm Scream, Such Gold, After The Fall, We Were Sharks @ Saint Vitus (1120 Manhattan Ave), 7pm, $15, Buy tix
♫ Winstons, Deeper, New Rose @ Cape House (2 Knickerbocker Ave), 8pm, $8, Buy tix
♫ Crossroads presents Phil Moffa @ TBA Brooklyn (395 Wythe Ave), 10pm, $10, Listen to “Premonition,” a techno track from New York artist Phil Moffa’s recent EP for Plan B Recordings. And notice how each element feels like it’s breathing freely in it’s own space, Buy tix
♫ Kat Daddy Slim’s Southern Party @ El Cortez (17 Ingraham St), 11pm, FREE, KDS of Baller’s Eve also known as Kat Daddy Slim brings Southern music vibes from ATL to NYC, More info

SATURDAY 10/21

* Schoolfest 2017 @ MS 126 John Ericsson (424 Leonard St), 12pm, FREE, Joyce Szuflita of New York School Help will present workshops on the bewildering array of public NYC schools and equally perplexing admission processes for PK/K, middle schools and high schools, More info
* Daft Brunch: Brooklyn @ Schimanski (54 N 11th St), 1pm, $10, Blu Jemz + LEFTI (Big Beat) + Flying Horse. Play FrenchTouch, Disco House… and plenty of Daft Punk. Come eat, drink and dance your Saturday away with us, Buy tix
♫ The Bloodshot Brooklyn BBQ Returns! @ Union Pool (484 Union Ave), 2pm, $10, Lagunitas Brewing Co and Few Spirits will keep us loose, The Good Fork Restaurant and Bar and Insa will be BBQin’, and Bloodshot all-stars will keep us shakin’,  Buy tix
♫ Wolf Parade @ Brooklyn Steel (319 Frost St), 7pm, $30, Buy tix
♫ BASSment w/ JessAudrey, Noah B, KLM and more @ Brooklyn Bazaar (150 Greenpoint Ave), 10pm, FREE, Electronic, Hip-Hop, R&B, Disco, Bass, Club, and more are on the table. Dancing is strongly recommended, RSVP

 

SUNDAY 10/22

* Boutique Bazaar: Halloween Market @ House of YES (2 Wyckoff Ave), 1pm, FREE, Boutique Bazaar brings you seasonal jewelry, crafts, vintage, handmade goods, arts, textiles, festival wear, costumes, lingerie, menswear and more, RSVP
♦ Halloweentown + Pumpkin Carving @ Videology (308 Bedford Ave), 7:45pm, $30, Raise your hand if you’re still waiting for Debbie Reynolds (RIP) to show up as your long-lost grandmother to train you as a witch in Halloweentown. Each ticket includes a pumpkin + carving kit, Buy tix
♫ The Psychedelic Furs – The Singles Tour @ Warsaw (261 Driggs Ave), 8pm, $35, Buy tix
* Fashionably Strange @ Quimby’s Bookstore (536 Metropolitan Ave), 8pm, FREE, From professional mourning clothing, taxidermy, and an obsession with death to bizarre photography and fashionable communication with the spirit world, there’s no doubt that the Victorians were decidedly creepy, More info

 

MONDAY 10/23

♫ The Spill Canvas @ Music Hall of Williamsburg (66 N 6th St), 8pm, $20, Buy tix
♫ Black Kids, Teen Commandments @ Baby’s All Right (146 Broadway), 8pm, $15, Buy tix
☺ Funny Moms @ C’mon Everybody (325 Franklin Ave), 8pm, $10, Funny Moms is a Brooklyn based comedy show produced by Adam Friedland, Buy tix

 

TUESDAY 10/24

☺ Notes in My Phone @ Muchmore’s (2 Havemeyer St), 6:30pm, $5, Comedian Reg Thomas will be performing a set of old and new material, based off of notes in his phone, More info
# Book Club: Hunger: A Memoir of (My) Body by Roxane Gay @ Archestratus Books + Food (160 Huron St), 7pm, FREE, The first book club pick is from the New York Times best-selling author of Bad Feminist, a searingly honest memoir of food, weight, self-image, and learning how to feed your hunger while taking care of yourself, RSVP
☺ PRAYERZ @ Vital Joint (190 Meserole St), 8pm, $5, Comedy show hosted by Brian Fiddyment where comedians and artists perform multimedia pieces, More info

 

* Greenpointers Pick
♫ Music
^ Literary Event
♦ Art & Film
☺ Comedy Event
# Foodie Event
♥ Pheremones Likely

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