A Tree Grows in Brooklyn, Trap Thanksgiving, Storefront and Desert Hearts Takeover — What’s Happening, Greenpoint (11/14-11-20)

WEDNESDAY 11/14

^ A Tree Grows in Brooklyn | 75th Anniversary Party @ Leonard Library  (81 Devoe St.), 5pm, FREE, Special guests Amy Lyons, artist of the HarperCollins 75th Anniversary edition cover, and the family of Betty Smith–along with contemporary authors–help celebrate a book that, according to The New Yorker, “deserves to be thought of as one of the greatest American novels,” RSVP
* An Ecological History of the Bushwick Inlet and its Environment @ A/D/O (29 Norman Ave.), 7pm, FREE, With the continued development of Williamsburg and Greenpoint along the East River shore, it’s hard to imagine that Brooklyn was once a thriving wetland, with winding streams carrying freshwater running right below our feet, More Info
♦ Machine//Body @ Arete Gallery (67 West St. #103), 8pm, $10-15, sound and movement, space and architecture, More Info
How To Dress Well, Baltra @ The Good Room (98 Meserole Ave.), 9pm, $20, Buy Tix

THURSDAY 11/15

* Los Sures Thanksgiving Dinner @ First Spanish Presbyterian Church (157 S. 3rd St.), 6pm, FREE, communal dinner and turkey raffle, more info
♦ Advent Kickoff | Potluck Supper + Opening Reception @ Park Church Co-op (129 Russell St.) 6pm, FREE, art exhibit and potluck, More Info
♫ The Travelin’ McCourys @ Rough Trade (64 N 9th.), 7pm, $20, Buy Tix
♫ The Mercury Program and Square Peg Round Hole @ Brooklyn Bazaar (150 Greenpoint Ave.), 8pm, $12-15, Buy Tix 

FRIDAY 11/16

♦ Art + Nature Series: Plant Printmaking & Illustration @ Kingsland Wildflowers (520 Kingsland Ave.), 4pm, $10 suggested donation, join Newtown Creek Alliance for the last Field Day Friday of the 2018 season where NYC Audubon resident artist, Autumn Kioti, will teach a plant printmaking & illustration class, More info
♦ Death/Traitors Pop Up Shop at Muddguts Opening @ Muddguts (427 Graham Ave.), 6pm, FREE, Shirts, accessories, prints, and originals will be for sale, as well as some new and limited edition items, more info
# A Trap Kitchen Thanksgiving @ Kinfolk (94 Wythe Ave.), 7pm, $40-80, Buy Tix
♦ Triskelion Arts Dance Film Fest @ Triskelion Arts (106 Calyer St.), 7:30pm, $18-22, Buy Tix
☺Thanks But No Thanksgiving @ Brooklyn Comedy Collective (579 Metropolitan Ave.), 9:30pm, $10, Buy Tix

SATURDAY 11/17

♦ Storefront @ Film Noir Cinema (122 Meserole Ave.), 6pm, $10, this film, shot on Norman Avenue, is a 1980’s Brooklyn murder case is re-imagined as a lo-fi snuff, followed by a Q+A, Buy Tix

* Winter Hibernation Party @Northern Territory (12 Franklin Street), 4 p.m. – close, Come and say goodbye in person to the Northern Territory crew at their Winter Hibernation Party. Greenpointers staff will be guest bartending with pumpkin spice hot mulled apple cider.

♫ Forward (Japan) / Warthog / Headsplitters / Haram / Sister Anne @ St. Vitus (1120 Manhattan Ave.), 7pm, $20, Buy Tix
♫ A Collaboration Between Uniform & The Body @ Market Hotel (1140 Myrtle Ave.), 8pm, $12, Buy Tix
♫ Desert Hearts Takeover @ 99 Scott Ave, 10pm, $40, Buy Tix


SUNDAY 11/18

* Wastewater and Nature Walk Tour @ Hunters Point Ave Station, 1pm, Explore green infrastructure, FREE, more info
♫ Weird Science with Certain Creatures ▼ DJ Sanna ▼ Amourette @ Magick City (37 Box Street), 4pm, $5-7, Buy Tix
♫ The Pixies @ Brooklyn Steel (319 Frost St.), 7pm, $70 at the door, more info

MONDAY 11/19

* Women’s Issues Town Hall with Congresswoman Maloney @ 86 Kent Avenue, 6:30pm, FREE, More Info
♦ Cinema/Politics/Philosophy @ Light Industry (155 Freeman St.), 7:30pm, FREE, A lecture by Nico Baumbach, More Info
♫ Felly, Gyyps, Trip Carter, Johnny Drama @ The Knitting Factory (361 Metropolitan Ave.), 8pm, $18, Buy Tix

TUESDAY 11/20

# Cookbook Club: Korean Home Cooking by Sohui Kim @ Archestratus (160 Huron St.), 7pm, FREE, potluck Party, RSVP!
☺ Ambush Comedy @ Two Boots (558 Driggs Ave.), 8pm, FREE, RSVP
♫ Digitalism @ The Good Room (98 Meserole Ave.), 9pm, $20, Buy Tix

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

About Lucie Levine

Lucie Levine is the founder of Archive on Parade, a local tour and event company that aims to take New York’s fascinating history out of the archives and into the streets. She’s a Native New Yorker, licensed New York City tour guide, and freelance writer with a passion for the city’s social, political and cultural history.

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