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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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Greenpoint School Meeting, BK Queer Flea Holiday Market, Christmas for Techno Orphans — What’s Happening, Greenpoint? (12/18-12/24)

Evening of Festive Fortunes Holiday Pop-In @ Francoise Olivas (135 Franklin St.):

The beautiful fairy goddess-mother @elisajimeneznyc is hosting an Evening of Festive Fortunes tonight at sustainable lifestyle shop, Francoise Olivas (135 Franklin St) from 7-9PM. There will be Heart Healing Reiki gifts and Tarot Card readings for CLARITY, PERSPECTIVE, and GUIDANCE. Pull up and start the holidays with a bit of fairy magic! $25 for 15 minute three-card pull readings.
(Retail value $120/hour)


WEDNESDAY 12/18

* Greenpoint School Meeting @ Dupont Senior Housing (80 Dupont St), 7pm, FREE, An update on the plans to construct an elementary school in Greenpoint hosted by Councilmember Stephen Levin, More Info
♫ Christmas Hymn Sing @ St. John’s Lutheran Church of Greenpoint (255 Milton St.), 6pm, FREE, Sing!!! Everyone is invited to come sing our favorite Christmas hymns. All levels of ability are welcome. Music and lyrics will be provided, More Info
☺ Smokes and Jokes @ Wythe Hotel (55 Wythe Ave) 7pm, $12 – $20, a floating comedy show, Buy Tix
♦ Hello My Name is thingNY @ Areté Venue and Gallery (67 West St #103), 7pm, $5, a night of audio-visual chamber music and sonic theaters. The program explores the sounds of language through its obscuration and translation, Buy Tix

THURSDAY 12/19

♦ 35s & 45s Presents: Smilin’ Stylin’ & Profilin’ @ Ponyboy (632 Manhattan Ave), 8pm, FREE, portrait photography and tunes, More Info
* Debate Watch Party @ Magazine Bar (130 Franklin St), 8pm, FREE, watch the next debate with the DSA! Merch for sale and free pizza and happy hour all night, More Info
♦ Triskelion Arts Presents: E/D @ Triskelion Arts (106 Calyer St), 8pm, $18, Utilizing ritual, repetition, and game, E/D dangles in obfuscatory oblivion. Aboard a hypnotic soundscore, Buy Tix
♫ Caged Animals, Turner Cody, Endless Eros, and more! @ The Park Church Co-op (129 Russell St), 8pm, $10 – $15 (suggested), Buy Tix Continue reading

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Weekend Must-Do’s: Greenpointers Nutcracker Holiday Market, Gold Dust, Oddities Flea, STREB Slam + MORE!!

Hold on tight, Greenpointers! Starting Saturday, it’s all about supporting small local businesses. From our Nutcracker Holiday Market to the Phonecia Flea, Greenpoint is overflowing with awesome holiday pop-ups you won’t want to miss. So grab your holiday gift list and check the best holiday happenings this weekend.

Greenpointers Nutcracker Holiday Market 

Sunday, Dec 8th | 1-7 p.m.
Greenpoint Loft (67 West St., 5th Floor)
FREE, dog-friendly, More Info

Get lost in our dreamy Nutcracker-themed Holiday Market tucked inside the cozy Greenpoint Loft at 67 West Street, 5th Flr. Snowy landscapes, sugar plum fairies, and the irresistible scent of cloves is sure to put you in the holiday spirit. 60+ inspiring makers and crafters will have their dazzling creations ready for sale.

Enjoy some spice-infused Mulled Wine or a refreshing beer made by local brewer Greenpoint Ale & Beer. Delectable treats, savory nibbles, a giant gumdrop photobooth + TONS of FREE activities will have you (and your furry friends!) staying all day. RSVP on Facebook and stay updated. Continue reading

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Greenpointers Holiday Market, Oddities Flea, Myths of Creation Holiday Pop Up — What’s Happening, Greenpoint? (12/4-12/10)

WEDNESDAY 12/4

☺Hey! It’s a Comedy Show @ Silver Light Tavern (689 Lorimer St), 730pm, $5, a stand-up comedy show bringing you some of New York’s best comedians, More Info
♫♦ Set Me Free – The Musical @ Muriel Schulman Theater (106 Calyer St), 8pm, $40, a story of finding a way to accept your past while planning for the future. Love heals all wounds, Buy Tix
* 94 Precinct Community Council Meeting @ St. John’s Lutheran Church (155 Milton St) 7pm, FREE, More Info
♫ Dervisi @ TROOST (1011 Manhattan Ave), 8pm, FREE, More Info

THURSDAY 12/5 –

^ East/West Noodleways @ Archestratus Books & Foods (160 Huron St), 630pm, $20, an arancine happy hour, panel discussion, Q + A, and book signing, Buy Tix
♫♦ Dobbin St 3rd Anniversary Party @ Dobbin St (64 Dobbin St), 730pm, FREE, speciality cocktails, bites by vendor friends, and a special choreography compilation, RSVP
♦ Opening Party @ Miriam Gallery (319 Bedford Ave) 6pm, FREE, welcome Miriam to the neighborhood along with a site-specific sound and movement performance and a risograph printing station, More Info
♫ Puce Mary, JFK, Wetware, 51717, Hive Mind @ Saint Vitus Bar (1120 Manhattan Ave), 8pm, $15, Buy Tix


Dance with the sugar plum fairies inside our dreamy Nutcracker-themed Holiday Market on Sunday, Dec 8th, 1-7 pm. Located inside the gorgeous Greenpoint Loft (67 West St, 5th Flr.), our highly-curated selection of indie makers will be selling irresistible handcrafted gifts and tasty treats. Warm your cockles with FREE fun activities including Acupuncture Treatments, Tarot Readings, Face Painting, Nail Art, Holiday Ornament Making and more!

First 100 guests get a signed copy of artist Alex Russell’s The Great Map of Greenpoint poster!!

Inside our magical Land of Sweets, sip on spiced mulled wine and sample a delectable array of international flavors in what is one of the most unique shopping experiences in Brooklyn! RSVP today!


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Debate Watch Party, 35s & 45s, FIDOqrtet, Land Use & Public Space — What’s Happening, Greenpoint? (11/20-11/26)

WEDNESDAY 11/20

* North Brooklyn Meeting & Action Prep @ Kingsland Wildflowers (520 Kingsland Ave) 6pm, FREE, help prepare for an upcoming local action,  More Info
* Brooklyn for Bernie Debate Watch Party @ The Well
(272 Meserole St), 8pm, FREE, watch the fifth 2020 Democratic Primary Debate, More Info
♫ E-Town Concrete @ Brooklyn Bazaar (150 Greenpoint Ave) 8pm, $25, with Lion of Judah, Hangman, Combust, Buy Tix
♫ Debate Watch Party @ Magazine Bar (130 Franklin St), 8pm, $10+, watch the debate in Greenpoint with the Democratic Socialists of America, More Info

THURSDAY 11/21

*♫ MUNCHIES Guide to Dinner @Archestratus (160 Huron St.), 7pm, $10 -$33, a mingle and conversation with MUNCHIES culinary director plus a Q + A, and snacks, Buy Tix
☺ 35s & 45s Exhibition #9 @ Ponyboy (632 Manhattan Ave), 8pm, $12.50, some amazing talent from behind the camera & undeniable skill on the turntables, More Info
♫ Emerald Quintet @ Brooklyn Bowl (61 Wythe Ave), 8pm, $20, feat. Stanton Moore, Scott Metzger, Robert Walter, Andy Hess & Skerik, Buy Tix
♫ A is for Apple: Ciderfest @ Brouwerij Lane (78 Greenpoint Ave), 6pm, FREE, ciders from some of the most prominent cideries from NY and the world, meet cider makers and try a sample, More Info

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Chopin to Gershwin, Solarplexia, WaxWorks, BYOB Comedy — What’s Happening, Greenpoint? (11/13-11/19)

WEDNESDAY 11/13

* CB1 Housing & Public Housing Committee Meeting @ CB1 District Office (435 Graham Ave) 630pm, FREE, monthly public housing committee meeting; NYCH/new INA regulation to be discussed,  More Info
* Skee Ball Invitational @ 18th Ward Brewing (300 Richardson St), 8pm, FREE, put your skills to the test and become Lord Of the Ward!, More Info
♫ Sinead Harnett, ILHAM@ Warsaw (261 Driggs Ave) 8pm, $26, Buy Tix
♫ Ambient Sets @ Muchmore’s (2 Havemeyer St), 9pm, FREE, Sueño con belugas/Federico Balducci/Panophonic/Meviu§/Sin Tribu, More Info

THURSDAY 11/14

*♫ From Chopin to Gershwin @ St. John’s Lutheran Church (155 Milton St.), 7pm, $15 -$25, World acclaimed pianist Paul Bisaccia will perform a piano concert, From Chopin to Gershwin: For Our Freedom and Yours, Za Wolnosc Nasza i Wasza, More Info
☺ BYOB Comedy Show @ WORD (126 Franklin St.), 1030am, $12.50, (Bring Your Own Baby) plenty of soft toys, baby mats and stroller parking. Babies of all ages welcome, Buy Tix
♫ The Revolution @ National Sawdust (80 N 6 St), 8pm, $15, Vol. 44: RINI, Wayne Tucker, & Jill Peacock, Buy Tix
♫ Daniel Silva Afro-Brazilian Jazz @ FourFiveSix (199 Richardson St.), 8pm, FREE, More Info

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2005 Rezoning Meeting, Other Art Fair, Change Our Air Community Forum — What’s Happening, Greenpoint? (11/6-11/12)

WEDNESDAY 11/6

* Transportation Committee Mtg — Community Board 1 @ Swinging 60’S Senior Citizens Center (211 Ainslie St) 630pm, FREE, monthly public transportation committee meeting, Calyer triangle intersection safety proposal and Maspeth Ave improvements to be discussed, More Info
* Black and Pink Mail Processing @ Sunview Lunchnet (221 Nassau Ave), 6pm, FREE, meet to read and respond to letters; snacks provided, More Info
♫ Dervisi @ TROOST (1011 Manhattan Ave) 8pm, FREE, More Info
♦ Spider-Man: From Amazing to Spectacular @ WORD (126 Franklin St), 7pm, $5+, an animated discussion about everyone’s favorite web-slinger, Buy Tix

THURSDAY 11/7

* North Brooklyn Development Meeting – Revisiting the Rezoning of 2005 @ Polish and Slavic Center (177 Kent St), 7pm, FREE, Join local politicians and the Dept. of City Planning to discuss where new affordable and market-rate housing is being built, jobs, and open green space, More Info
* Brooklyn Bus Network Redesign Open House @ Williamsburgh Library (240 Division Ave), 6pm, FREE, an open house session hosted by the MTA to gain community input on the bus network redesign, More Info
* Change Our Air-Community Forum (Foro Comunitario) @ El Puente (211 S 4th St), 5pm, FREE, artists, youth activists, help advocate for the right to clean air and green open spaces through art and activism, More Info
☺  Hey! It’s a Comedy Show @ Villain (307 Kent Ave), 8pm, 730pm, $5 door, a stand-up comedy show featuring Aparna Nancherla this week, More Info

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Greenpoint Gallery Night, FEARnyc Film Fest, Spooktacular Party — What’s Happening, Greenpoint? (10/23-10/29)

WEDNESDAY 10/23

* Greenpoint Library Community Advisory Committee Meeting @ Anella (222 Franklin St), 630pm, FREE, one of the last meetings before the library is open again! More Info
♫♦ Peach&Tomato/Fung Chern Hwei’s Fungal Bloom @ Areté Venue and Gallery
(67 West St #103, ), 8pm, $15, More Info
♫ Wiremen @ TROOST (1011 Manhattan Ave) 8pm, FREE, More Info
♫ New York & The Urban Crisis of Affluence @ Archestratus Books & Foods (160 Huron St) 7pm, FREE, a short reading from the author, followed by a conversation and an opportunity for questions from the audience, More Info

THURSDAY 10/24

*♦ FEARnyc FILM FESTIVAL opening night: THE VILLAINESS_immersive @ Film Noir Cinema (122 Meserole Ave), 10pm, $15, this ever-evolving, multimedia visual album experience is a feast of surreal horror, heavy psychedelia, anthemic rock + urban goth! More Info
♫ * 2019 NYC wayOUT Gayla @ Brooklyn Bazaar
(150 Greenpoint Ave), 630pm, $100+, this year’s theme: Masquerade! A night of community, food, drink, and AUCTIONS to support a great cause! Buy Tix
☺ Ghost Town Comedy **Spooky Edition** @ Pete’s Candy Store (709 Lorimer St) 630pm, FREE, More Info Continue reading

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Domino Park Fall Fest, Bad Theater, Bernie’s Back Rally, The Art of Welding — What’s Happening, Greenpoint? (10/16-10/23)

WEDNESDAY 10/16

♦ Bad Theater Fest 2019 @ The Brick (579 Metropolitan Ave), 7pm, $20, a collection of low-budget, eclectic, unusual, different, fantastic short plays, Buy Tix
*World Food Day Celebration @ FREEHOLD Brooklyn (45 S 3rd St), 530pm, FREE, Help raise awareness for World Food Day and learn about food sustainability. Canned food donations will be accepted to benefit Los Sures, More Info
♫ Taylor McFerrin w/ Raia Wash @ Rough Trade (64 N 9th St) 8pm, $20, Buy Tix
♫ Low Light, Herjaza, Indisposed, On Better Terms, granite to glass @ Kingsland (269 Norman Ave) 7pm, $8, Buy Tix

THURSDAY 10/17

* Communities Resist Launch Party @ Carneval (507 Grand St), 6pm, $25-$30, Open bar, hors d’oeuvres, raffle, free prizes and more! Learn how you can help keep families in their homes, Buy Tix
♫  Goldie Awards @ Brooklyn Steel (319 Frost St), 7pm, $25, 3rd Annual DJ & Beat Battle is a new type of competition for DJs and producers that recognizes the endless creative nature in music, Buy Tix
* Outlaw Wrestling @ Our Lady of Mount Carmel Gym (275 N 8th St) 8pm, $25-$30, Buy Tix
♫ The Revolution Volume 43  @ National Sawdust (80 N 6th St) 8pm, $15, performance series highlighting Brooklyn & Harlem based artists + musicians, Buy Tix Continue reading

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