What’s Happening?

Women in Jazz, Against the Grain, Scenes From A (Vegan) Italian Restaurant, What’s Happening, Greenpoint? (3/11-3/17)

WEDNESDAY 3/11

♫ Dervisi  @ TROOST (1011 Manhattan Ave), 8pm, FREE, live music at TROOST, More Info
Pom Poko (North American Debut!), Maxband, Lokomoko @ Elsewhere (599 Johnson Ave), 8pm, $10-$12, Buy Tix
Dyeing with Nature Workshop— @ Better Than Jam’s STORE & STUDIO (20 Grattan St), 630pm, $85, the monthly public transportation committee meeting, Buy Tix
♫ Meme Rose, Milky Maze, Joanna Sternberg @ The Kingsland (269 Norman Ave) 7pm, $8-$10, Buy Tix

 

THURSDAY 3/12

♦ Brooklyn Community Board 1 Monthly Public Meeting *POSTPONED @ Swinging 60’S Senior Citizens Center (211 Ainslie St), 6pm, FREE, More Info
# Salt Smoke Time’ Turns One @ Archestratus Books & Foods (160 Huron St), 630pm, $5, a panel discussion and Q + A on Finding a Sustainable Future by Looking Deep Into Nature + Tradition, Buy Tix
♦♫ SPLIT BILL #35 @ Triskelion Arts’ (106 Calyer St), 8pm, $18, a series of shared evenings that bring together performing artists exploring new ideas, Buy Tix
☺ Queer The Birthday! Supporting LGBTQ in Politics @ 3 Dollar Bill
(260 Meserole St) 7pm, FREE or donation, a fantastic birthday bash, featuring State Senator Julia Salazar and out Councilmember Danny Dromm, Buy Tix Continue reading

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Playing With Failure, Antidote For Everything, Friends of Greenpoint Library Fundraiser, What’s Happening, Greenpoint? (3/4-3/11)

WEDNESDAY 3/4

# Let Us Taste the Olive Oil @ Archestratus Books & Foods (160 Huron St), 630pm, $10, tasting of an array of artisan olive oils, Buy Tix
* 94th Precinct Community Council Meeting @ St. John’s Lutheran Church (155 Milton St), 730pm, FREE, join Captain Kathleen Fahey, the 94 Precinct Community Council, and members of the 94th Precinct at the monthly public meeting, More Info
* Community Board 1 Transportation Committee Meting — @ CB1 Office (435b Graham Ave), 630pm, FREE, the monthly public transportation committee meeting, More Info
♫ Real Estate Stripped Back Performance + Q&A + Signing @ Rough Trade (64 N 9th St), 7pm, FREE, More Info

 

THURSDAY 3/5

♦ Comedy Showcase Extravaganza @ Old Man Hustle (308 Bedford Ave), 10pm, $12, Buy Tix
Audiopilot w/ Special Guest, Gian-Paul, KC & DeBease @ Good Room (98 Meserole Ave), 10pm, $10-$15, Buy Tix
♦♫ LAMB/WOLF @ Triskelion Arts’ (106 Calyer St), 8pm, $18, a brutal, sensual tale for anyone who’s felt deeply connected or deeply alone with enough courage to ask themselves, ‘who am I’? Buy Tix
☺ If You’re Happy and You know It: a baby and toddler variety show @ Muchmore’s (2 Havemeyer St) 4pm, $15, a variety show for babies and toddlers (and their parent(s) and caregivers), More Info Continue reading

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Sicilian Dinner, Nobody’s Hosting Drag Race, Bern Fest, Art of SPAM, What’s Happening, Greenpoint? (2/26-3/4)

WEDNESDAY 2/26

* Meet two of the NYC Comptroller Candidates! @ ABC Child Center (109 Nassau Ave), 6pm, both Council Member Helen Rosethal and State Senator Kevin S. Parker will be available to meet local community members and share their experiences, More Info
Star Wars A Free Comedy Show @ Kinfolk (90 Wythe Ave.), 730pm, FREE, More Info
♫ John Zorn’s Stone Commissioning Series presents: Miles Okazaki and Dan Weiss @ National Sawdust Tracks (80 N 6th St.), 7pm, $25, RSVP
♫ Alice Cohen + Ch 14 Weather Team, Andy Aylward, Transistor Ray @ Union Pool (484 Union Ave.), 8pm, $10, More Info

 

THURSDAY 2/27

♦ First Gallery Opening @ Shop Small Home (100 Freeman St), 7pm, FREE, cartoons done (by your talented, local USPS deliveryman, Carl) w/ marker + paint on canvas, ACCESSIBLY PRICED, More Info
* Parenting in the Age of Climate Change @ Leonard Library (81 Devoe St.) 630pm, FREE, how do we talk to our children about climate change? How do we incorporate climate activism into the busy routine of parenting? More Info
# The Art of SPAM @ MOFAD – Museum of Food and Drink (62 Bayard St.), 7pm, $25, an interactive discussion about the history of SPAM, the canned meat, in the Asia-Pacific and its connection to war, class, and nostalgia, Buy Tix Continue reading

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Debate Watch Party, Outlaw Wrestling, Democratizing Design, Trip N’ Draw — What’s Happening, Greenpoint? (2/19-2/25)

WEDNESDAY 2/19

* Debate Watch Party @ Magazine (130 Franklin St), 9pm, FREEE, beer pizza and debate watch party, More Info
* Debate Watch Party with Senator Julia Salazar @ The Well (272 Meserole St), 730pm, Donation-based, Buy Tix
♫ Sonoscopia (Phobos), Crystal Penalosa, Ed Bear @ The Park Church Co-op (129 Russell St), 8pm, $10, More Info
☺ Hey! It’s a Comedy Show! @ Silver Light Tavern (689 Lorimer St), 630pm, $5, one of the country’s hottest headliners as well as the cities best up-and-comers, admission includes a free beer, RSVP

 

THURSDAY 2/20

* Outlaw Wrestling presented by NYWC @ Our Lady of Mount Carmel Gym (275 N 8th St), 8pm, $20, Outlaw Wrestling in Williamsburg! Buy Tix
# An Evening with Lukas Volger of JARRY Magazine + Start Simple @ Archestratus Books & Foods (160 Huron St) 630pm, $10-$35, a conversation, Q + A, and signing, Buy Tix
☺ Green Series: Artist Talk @ Leonard Library (81 Devoe St), 630pm, FREE, Join ecological artist Mary Mattingly in a talk where she explores the notion of “the commons” as it has informed her artistic practice and her ways of engaging with other citizens through public art projects, More Info
# Nourishing Japan: Food Education & School Lunch in Japan @ MOFAD Lab (62 Bayard St), 7pm, $25, Embark on a delicious journey from farmer’s field to school classroom that celebrates how one country has re-imagined school lunch and food education, Buy Tix Continue reading

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Phil Collins Day 2020, Valentine’s Karaoke Party, River Street Master Plan Meeting — What’s Happening, Greenpoint? (2/12-2/18)

Restaurant Week is back on Grand Street for its 7th Winter Edition from February 18th to March 1st. 15 of the best eats in Williamsburg are offering 3 course prix fixe dinners at discounted rates from $12 to $35 as Brooklyn’s annual answer to Manhattan’s pricier Restaurant Week. (Sponsored)

WEDNESDAY 2/12

* Man-Eater: Cannibal Women in Film @ Film Noir Cinema (122 Meserole Ave), 7pm, $12-$15, this lecture focuses on women cannibals in films from the past fifty years. These women devour – sexually, metaphorically and, sometimes, literally, Buy Tix
* Rep Your Block Meetup @ Pine Box Rock Shop (12 Grattan St), 6pm, FREE, Want to join the campaign to change the Democratic Party in Brooklyn? Come and meet your neighbors who are talking about “County Committee” and how we can become voting members of the Democratic Party in our borough, More Info
♫ Rocky and The Pressers + Brother Jerome @ Brooklyn Bowl (61 Wythe Ave), 8pm, $10, More Info
☺ Funhouse Comedy @ Cantina Royal (58 N 3rd St), 630pm, $5, stand-up comedy showcase hosted by Brooklyn stand up comedians, Buy Tix Continue reading

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Greenpointers Valentine’s Market, North Brooklyn Pipeline Info Session, Vegan Shabbat Dinner — What’s Happening, Greenpoint? (2/5-2/11)

Literary vibes and local roots are budding at this year’s A Tree Grows in Brooklyn-themed Greenpointers Valentine’s Market!  On Sunday, Feb 9th, 1-7pm, under the rustic wooden beams of the restored Greenpoint loft (67 West St 5th Flr), we’re celebrating our love of local with 60+ of Brooklyn’s best indie crafters. Sip on seasonal brews and shop your heart away from a curated selection of swoon-worthy treasures and tasty treats. There will be lots of FREE activities including face painting, henna tattoos, massages, tarot card readings and a special Valentine’s scratch-off station for kids. This year we’ve put together an epic tree-filled 3D photo booth to capture those awesome selfies! FREE gift bags of art supplies by Blick Art Materials for the first 100 guests! RSVP today and join us for the most unique shopping experiences in Brooklyn!


WEDNESDAY 2/5

* Info Session on National Grid Pipeline in Greenpoint/Williamsburg @ Polish and Slavic Center (176 Java St), 630pm, FREE, National Grid is expanding a fracked gas transmission pipeline in Williamsburg and Greepoint, hear from Sane Energy Project on how, More Info
* 94th Precinct Community Council Meeting @ St. John’s Lutheran Church (155 Milton St), 7pm, FREE, join Captain Kathleen Fahey and the 94 Precinct Community Council at the monthly public meeting, More Info
♫ Dervisi @ TROOST (1011 Manhattan Ave), 8pm, FREE, More Info
* The Method: Artist Development Workshop @ Muchmore’s (2 Havemeyer St) 630pm, FREE, bring your assets (music, video, social media) and walk through ways to take your career to the next level, followed by a Q&A, More Info

THURSDAY 2/6

♫ Com Truise (DJ Set) @ Good Room (98 Meserole Ave) 10pm, $20, Buy Tix
☺ Keeping it Fresh! @ Easy Lover (790 Metropolitan Ave), 9pm, FREE, a stand-up comedy show with NYC talent, More Info
* Behind the Scenes at the City Reliquary @ The City Reliquary (370 Metropolitan Ave), 630pm, $25, during a private tour with the founder, explore obscure ephemera from past and present daily life in New York, Buy Tix
♫ Big Huge, Brower, Sweet Baby Jesus, Pink Mexico @ Saint Vitus Bar
(1120 Manhattan Ave), 7pm, $10, Buy Tix
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Open Waters Control Plan, Comm Comm, Shadow Play, Happy Baking Class — What’s Happening, Greenpoint? (1/29-2/4)

Literary vibes and local roots are budding at this year’s A Tree Grows in Brooklyn-themed Greenpointers Valentine’s Market!  On Sunday, Feb 9th, 1-7pm, under the rustic wooden beams of the restored Greenpoint loft (67 West St 5th Flr), we’re celebrating our love of local with 60+ of Brooklyn’s best indie crafters. Sip on seasonal brews and shop your heart away from a curated selection of swoon-worthy treasures and tasty treats. There will be lots of FREE activities including face painting, henna tattoos, massages, tarot card readings and a special Valentine’s scratch-off station for kids. This year we’ve put together an epic tree-filled 3D photo booth to capture those awesome selfies! FREE gift bags of art supplies by Blick Art Materials for the first 100 guests! RSVP today and join us for the most unique shopping experiences in Brooklyn!


WEDNESDAY 1/29

* Citywide Open Waters Long Term Control Plan Public Meeting – Recommended Plan @ CUNY School of Law (2 Court Square W), 630pm, FREE, DEP (NYC Water) will be presenting plans to address the ongoing billions of gallons of Sewage Overflow that pollute the East River, Hudson River, Harlem River, Upper and Low Bay and Staten Island waterway every year, More Info
* North Brooklyn Extinction Rebellion Planning Meeting
 @ PencilWorks (61 Greenpoint Ave), 7pm, FREE, Buzz 954 & come up to the 6th floor. Head through the doors to the back of the floor, More Info
♫ Anjali Rose Ariah & RainJohannes Eva LoVullo San Dellla @ 66th Congress (66 Greenpoint Ave), 7pm, $10 (door), More Info
* Comm Comm 2020 @ Bushwick Inlet Park Community Building (86 Kent Ave), 630pm, FREE, join the Comm Comm, an open forum and independent entity that acts as a platform for information sharing, networking, in accordance with the North Brooklyn Parks Alliance, RSVP

THURSDAY 1/30

*♫ 1st Annual Concert to Benefit City Harvest @ The Gutter (200 N 14th St) 8pm, $10 (door), celebrate with live music and help us reach the goal of $30k for City Harvest! More Info
* Environmental Justice & Health Working Group @GreenDesk (240 Kent Ave), 630pm, FREE, North Brooklyn Neighbors bring neighbors together to develop community-based strategies to combat issues of air pollution, legacy toxins, toxic sites, and trash & waste, More Info
^ Art & Story Series @ The Moore Street Market “La Marqueta de Williamsburg” (110 Moore St), 430pm, FREE, come learn about the Three Kings and participate in an art activity! More Info
# Black Rabbit Review Issue 2 @ Black Rabbit (91 Greenpoint Ave), 7pm, FREE, featuring music, readings and more! More Info
♫ Changing the Narrative with Monument @ Getaway Brooklyn, (158 Green St), 8pm, $8, a special panel on how we can open up the conversation about alcohol addiction and recovery, More Info Continue reading

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Stories from the Rainforest, Universal Love, Cumbancha Flamenca, Vegan Dinner — What’s Happening, Greenpoint? (1/22-1/28)

WEDNESDAY 1/22

☺ Good Girl @ Cantina Royal (58 N 3rd St), 6:30 pm, $7, a night of great stand up comedy!–not all humor will be clean, but it certainly will be good! Buy Tix
♫ Drinking Bird // Thor Jensen @ Pete’s Candy Store (709 Lorimer St), 10pm, FREE, an hour’s worth of melodic melodies and improvised improvisations, perhaps with special guests, More Info
♫ ESCAPE-ISM + Chyna Wyte @ Union Pool (484 Union Ave), 8pm, FREE, More Info
♫ Algiers Live + Signing @ Rough Trade NYC (64 N 9th St), 7pm, $16-$24, Buy Tix

THURSDAY 1/23

* What you need to know about National Grid’s N Brooklyn Pipeline @ Bushwick Library (340 Bushwick Ave) 6pm, FREE, enjoy snacks, neighbors and hear from local experts about the National Grid construction in our neighborhood, More Info
^ Green Series: “Lessons in Survival” @ Leonard Library (81 Devoe St), 630pm, FREE, a literary talk on ‘surviving climate change catastrophes,’ RSVP
# Our Vegan Dinner: @ Archestratus Books & Foods (160 Huron St), 7pm and 8pm, $40, three vegan courses cooked by Chef Ken Wiss, Buy Tix
♫ The Great American Novel @ Gutter Bar (200 N 14th St) 8pm, $8, with The Glitch, The Regrets, and The Huffers, More Info Continue reading

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CB1 Land Use Meeting, Disgorgeous, Making Images Move, Stereopanorama — What’s Happening, Greenpoint? (1/15-1/21)

WEDNESDAY 1/15

* CB1 Land Use Committee Meeting @ Swinging 60’S Senior Citizens Center (211 Ainslie St), 6:30 pm, FREE, Two Trees will present their plan for the buildings and park at Metropolitan Avenue on the East River to the CB1 Land Use committee, More Info
*♫ The Method: Artist Development Workshop @ Muchmore’s (2 Havemeyer St) 630pm, FREE, bring your assets (music, video, social media) and walk you through ways you can take your career to the next level, followed by a Q&A, More Info
♫ Wale @ Brooklyn Steel (319 Frost St) 8pm, $30, Buy Tix
^ At The Ink Well Reading Series @ WORD Brooklyn (126 Franklin St), 7pm, FREE – $20, More Info

THURSDAY 1/16

# Re-Setting the Table: The Future of Chinese Food and Drink in America @ MOFAD Lab (62 Bayard St) 7pm, $25, explore the traditional role of food and alcohol in Chinese culture, and how social and historical circumstances have shaped the way diners encountered it, Buy Tix
☺ Everyone’s A Critic @ Cantina Royal (58 N 3rd St), 730pm, $10, an improv show based on Yelp reviews, Buy Tix
♦ Stereopanorama Returns! @ The City Reliquary (370 Metropolitan Ave), 7pm, $15, immerse yourself in the 1950s through incredible Midcentury 3-D photographs — taken mostly by amateurs with the Stereo Realist Camera system, Buy Tix
♫ Agnes Obel @ National Sawdust (80 N 6th St,) 730pm, $25, Buy Tix Continue reading

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Growing Up in 90s Williamsburg, Art Circle Debut, Beautification, Community Board 1 Meeting — What’s Happening, Greenpoint? (1/8-1/14)

WEDNESDAY 1/8

* Kristina Naplatarski 2020 Kickoff and Fundraiser @ Casa Publica BK (594 Union Ave), donation-based, support a Greenpoint natives’ campaign to bring effective, new leadership to the District Leader role in Assembly District 50, More Info
* 94 Precinct Community Council Meeting @ St. John’s Lutheran Church (155 Milton) 7pm, FREE, Join Captain Kathleen Fahey, the 94 Precinct Community Council, and members of the 94th Precinct for their monthly public meeting, More Info
♫ Sacred Song School with Ixchel Prisma @ Sacred Arts Research Foundation (107 Green St. #G55) 7pm, $10 – $20 (donation), a floating comedy show, Buy Tix
☺ How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Fundraising @ Elsewhere (599 Johnson Ave), 7pm, $25, a Comedy Benefit for Emily Gallagher, Candidate for NYS Assembly, 50th District, Buy Tix

THURSDAY 1/9

♫ The Dead South – Served Cold Tour @ Warsaw (261 Driggs Ave) 8pm, $25Buy Tix
♫ Deli Girls @ Saint Vitus Bar (1120 Manhattan Ave), 8pm, $10, with NAH, Dreamcrusher, Shawty, Ghösh, Dj Skyshaker, Buy Tix
♫ ‘NEVER BEFORE NEVER AGAIN’ @ Triskelion Arts (106 Calyer St), 8pm, $18, improvisation-based performance artists, to cross-pollinate audiences, and to highlight the awesome and varied possibilities improvisation has to offer, Buy Tix
♫ Dream Seed featuring Fernando Lechón @ Golden Drum (97 Green St, # G1) 730pm, $25, participants are led through guided meditations and sound healing practices designed to harmonize body, mind, and spirit. Some blankets and yoga mats will be provided, Buy Tix Continue reading

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