Animal Collective, Talib Kweli, Downtown Boys, Free Beer — What’s Happening, Greenpoint? (11/15–11/21)

WEDNESDAY 11/15

♫ Sic Tic // Ben Pagano (Single Release) // Pinc Louds // Egg Peckers (Mike Campbell) @ Secret Project Robot (1186 Broadway), 7pm, $8, An eclectic night of music, art and performance, More info
# Sumo Stew @ Brooklyn Brewery (79 N 11th St), 8pm, $55, Plentiful bowls of chankonabe, paired with the live streamed bimonthly grand tournaments, makes for a lively event, bringing hungry first time and long-standing sumo fans ringside, Buy tix
* Trivia Night @ Archestratus Books + Food (160 Huron St), 8pm, FREE, There will be three rounds + a lightning round, but only one epic trophy. Win Beer! Win Food! Study up Renaissance man style! Surprise theme: Russia, RSVP
♫ Animal Collective (DJ set), Ben Steidel + Journey 2 The Light @ Good Room (98 Meserole Ave), 9pm, $7, Animal Collective combines a love of sonic free form electronic horror gospel hip-hop soul pop madness, Buy tix

THURSDAY 11/16

♫ The Planes/The Sharp Shadows/The Regrets/Shelter Dogs @ Cape House (2 Knickerbocker Ave), 7pm, FREE, More info
♫ Rhyton & Mike Wexler @ Magick City (37 Box St), 7pm, $5, The Brooklyn singer-songwriter Mike Wexler pairs his musical folk exploration with psychedelia, Buy tix
♫ Haux w/ Strings, Gracie and Rachel @ The Park Church Co-op (129 Russell St), 8pm, $12, Gracie and Rachel are a study in duality: light and dark, classical training with a pop sensibility, Californians in New York. Their music pits anxiety and tension against an almost serene self-assurance, Buy tix
♫ Talib Kweli: Radio Silence Album Release Extravaganza @ Brooklyn Bowl (61 Wythe Ave), 11:30pm, $10, Buy tix

FRIDAY 11/17

♦ Kenzan Tsutakawa-Chinn: Illuminant Surfaces @ Owen James Gallery (61 Greenpoint Ave, #315), 6pm, FREE, For Illuminant Surfaces, Kenzan Tsutakawa-Chinn has created a number of smaller-scale wall works that respond to and engage the more intimate nature of a contemporary art gallery setting, More info
* Lust: An Alternative Thanksgiving Feast @ Lot 45 (411 Troutman St), 7pm, $75 – $175, Wrap yourselves in velvet, leather, and lace, adorn your heads with antlers, and greet the goddesses of mirth and magick underneath the waning moon, Buy tix
♫ Fond Han, H a u n t e r, Gools, Kraus @ Trans-Pecos (9-15 Wyckoff Ave), 8pm, $10, Buy tix
♫ Downtown Boys, Olivia Neutron-John, Big Huge @ Brooklyn Bazaar (150 Greenpoint Ave), 9pm, $13, Buy tix

SATURDAY 11/18

* Shamanic Drum & Rattle Making Workshop @ Narayana Yoga Project (191 Nassau Ave), 11am, $295 – $355, Experience the magic of birthing your own medicine drum with your very own love, passion & energy entwined in its being. Price includes all materials and fees, RSVP
* Gratitude Yoga Flow + Self-Care @ Shaktibarre (449 Keap St), 12:45pm, $28, Incredible volunteer instructor, Monica Monfre will be teaching a special gratitude flow, followed by the one and only @cookbookish_ to talk about ways to eat #wellthy over the holidays, More info
♫ PS 34 Saturday Social @ Union Pool (484 Union Ave), 1pm, $10, A special afternoon of diverse music performances all in support of the school choir and music program at PS 34, Buy tix
♫ Grade, We Were Black Clouds, Descender @ Saint Vitus Bar (1120 Manhattan Ave), 5pm, $15, Buy tix
♫ Club Congress Does NY | MatPat x Chung x DJ Voices @ Black Flamingo (168 Borinquen Pl), 10pm, $10, More info

SUNDAY 11/19

* 2nd Annual Print & Zine Fest @ New Women Space (188 Woodpoint Rd), 12pm, $2 suggested, Featuring an emerging line-up of female/fem-identifying/non-binary/trans/gender non-conforming lead zines and print-makers, More info
♦ Afternoon Autumn Floral Workshop @ Space Ninety 8 (98 N 6th St), 1pm, $85, Workshop will focus on techniques using seasonal flowers to create a festive table arrangement. All Supplies + Refreshments included, More info
♫ Benefit Concert for Puerto Rico @ El Puente (211 S 4th St), 2pm, $25 suggested, Music, Poetry, Spoken Word, Songs from the Island, and Art. Raffles and Silent Auctions, More info
^ Book Launch! ‘Goldeline’ by Jimmy Cajoleas @ WORD (126 Franklin St), 4pm, FREE, Goldeline must summon all the courage and magic she got from her momma to escape her pursuers, save her friends, and maybe even find a place to call home, More info
☺ Mhmm! Mhmm! Mhmm! @ Vital Joint (109 Meserole St), 8pm, FREE, NYC’s best almost-famous comedians present solo sketch performances that will have you screaming “MHMM!” More info

MONDAY 11/20

♦ The Florida Project @ Syndicated (40 Bogart St), 7pm, $7, “These are the rooms we’re not supposed to go in… But let’s go anyways!” – Mooney, Buy tix
* Ease Into Yoga @ Golden Drum (97 Green St), 7:30pm, $5 – $10, An entry-level introduction to the practice of yoga, accessible to anyone, including those who feel they are not ready for a full-on studio class experience, More info
☺ Sad Birthday: A Comedy Show for Crying @ Legion Bar (790 Metropolitan Ave), 8pm, FREE, It’s my party and we’ll all cry if we want to, More info
♫ SIT & Die w/ Deke Dickerson! @ Diviera Drive (131 Berry St), 8:30pm, $12, It’s a Chills ‘N’ Fever hillbilly holiday special! More info

TUESDAY 11/21

♫ Noods // Soccer Cousins // Metaphysics // Bloom Waves @ Sunnyvale (1031 Grand St), 7pm, FREE, More info
^ The Rally Reading Series – November @ Pete’s Candy Store (709 Lorimer St), 7pm, FREE, The Rally is continuing its new season with three of the leading literary women of the resistance. We’re the heart of a march in the body of a reading series — it’s a whole new helping of overtly political discourse, More info
☺ As If! Comedy @ Kinfolk (90 Wythe Ave), 7pm, FREE, This 90’s Nostalgia themed show combines New York’s hottest stand-up comedy with 90’s trivia and prizes. Reserve your spot for a free beer before the show, RSVP

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

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