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Northside Fest, Brooklyn Pride, and Comedians Who Care – What’s Happening, Greenpoint? (6/10–6/16)


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TICKET GIVEAWAY! ♫ Greenpointers, Supercrush Studios, and CaraBella Present a Northside Showcase @ Bar Matchless (557 Manhattan Ave) Friday (6/12) 8PM, With Heliotropes / The Meaning of Life / Spritzer / Shark Week / The Teen Age / Oracle Room / DJ Dead_Beat_Dad, Enter for a chance to win here.

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11231704_10153001426799615_4707534914323633344_oWEDNESDAY 6/10
^ Not for Tourists NYC Book Launch @ Word (126 Franklin St) 7pm, FREE, See NYC anew with expert explorers and authors Jane Pirone and Rob Tallia, More info
* Dancorcism Dance Party @ Lutheran Church of the Messiah (129 Russell St) 8pm, $15, A one-hour dance party for your soul, with high-energy dance routines, stretching, and meditation, More info

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The Hunger, Outland Empire, Holonomic – What’s Happening, Greenpoint? (4/29–5/05)

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10632868_450725255092723_5496063830777481934_nWEDNESDAY 4/29
* Voices of Brooklyn: Between Wolves & Sheep @ Parables (334 Sough 5th St) 7pm, $15 suggested, Soulful vocals and body shakin’ grooves paired with stories of learning what protection truly meant in the of Williamsburg in the 80s and 90s, RSVP
The Hunger (1st Course) @ Bar Matchless (557 Manhattan Ave) 8pm, $10, Hungry March Band begins their monthly Matchless residency, this month with Stumblebum Brass Band and Reggay Lords, RSVP
* The Strange Journey Through Every Bodega in New York @ Acme Studio (63 North 3rd St) 8pm, $15, Obscura Society presents one woman’s odyssey documenting an overlooked but deeply idiosyncratic NYC icon before it disappears, More info

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Debauchery, Legends of the Witch, Hogshead Funday – What’s Happening, Greenpoint? (3/25–3/31)

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industrial-bannerfinal4WEDNESDAY 3/25
* Burned out Buildings, Take Berlin, and Kicking out Money-Changers
@ Parables (334 South 5th St) 7pm, $15, Learn the stories and sounds of your neighborhood, through local storytellers, musicians, and interactive art, RSVP
* Everything’s Coming Up Profits @ Spectacle Theater (124 South 3rd St) 8pm, $5, An evening of corporate ephemera with Steve Young sharing delightfully catchy, weird, and excruciatingly rare gems, More info
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Haunted Canoe Rides, Death By Halloween, Cartoon Carnival – What’s Happening, Greenpoint? (10/29–11/04)

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“Personal Truths” Opening Reception @ Picture Farm (338 Wythe Ave) THURSDAY 10/30, 6-10pm, Is there such a thing as an objective shot? Or is all photography fiction – a carefully framed version of the Truth? Personal Truths : Photo Stories That Help Us Find Ourselves, previously shown at 71A Gallery, in London, features the photographers Jonathan MehringKrisanne JohnsonMatt EichGuy MartinHarold FeinsteinShannon JensenJason AndrewAndrew McConnell

 

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Halloween Bash NEW VENUE! @ A.K.A. Bar (759 Grand St) Friday, October 31st , 10pm, $10–$20, Buy tix
For two nights, party with no rules. No club dress code. No small, packed space. Just GOOD vibes (and even better music). Costume contest, music from DJ X5Rob and DJ Danny, plus half price on selected draft beers from 9–10pm. Get your tickets now!

 

 

 

WEDNESDAY 10/29
* Bon Voyage Party @ Sunview Luncheonette (221 Nassau Ave) 7pm, FREE, An evening to honor Colette Lumiére and  experience a mise-en-sceéne inspired by her incomparable installations, More info
* Obscura Society Presents New York City Bodysnatchers
 @ Acme Studio (63 North 3rd) 8pm, $20, Author Bess Lovejoy discusses the city’s early medical industry, cadavers, and a controversial past, Buy tix
 Ho_sacalypse @ The Ho_se (28 Lawton St) 8pm, FREE, With O’ Great North / Kneeling Bus / BRAT PIT / Florida / lots more, RSVP

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NY Art Book Fair, Revolting Grace, Summer Death – What’s Happening, Greenpoint? (9/24–9/30)

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WEDNESDAY 9/24
* Financial Planning Workshop for Parents @ Caribou Baby (272 Driggs Ave) 6:30pm, FREE, For new and upcoming parents to learn how they can provide a secure financial future for their families, More info
☺How Do I Get There? @ The Creek & the Cave (10-93 Jackson Ave) 8pm, FREE, With Ashley Bez / Shakir Standley / Erin Gloria Ryan / Eric Grundhauser, RSVP
Jeff & Buttons @ The Brick Theater (579 Metropolitan Ave) 8:30pm, $15, This two-man comedy duo is like Laurel and Hardy on a bender with the Marx Brothers, drunk dialing Beckett, Buy tix Continue reading

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SummerScreen, Pink Noise Salon, Rubulad’s Paradise Fruit Stand – What’s Happening, Greenpoint? (7/09–7/15)

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WEDNESDAY 7/09
* SummerScreen: Back to the Future @ McCarren Park (North 12th & Lorimer St) 6pm, FREE, With pre-movie music by Tonstartssbandht and The Dreebs presented by Showpaper, RSVP
♫ Mark Kraus @ Pete’s Candy Store (709 Lorimer St) 10pm, FREE, In his first show in three years, Mark will play songs from his upcoming record “The Depths,” RSVP

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Summer Thunder, Kite Festival, Makeshift Society – What’s Happening, Greenpoint? (6/04–6/10)

(sponsored) Grand Comics Festival 2014 @ Bird River Studios (343 Grand St) 11am–7pm, FREE,

Meet local illustrators and designers who are both established and emerging in the field. Browse a range of comic book styles and subjects—lots to see, lots to buy! The festival is open and free to the public, More info

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WEDNESDAY 6/04
* Makeshift Society Launch Party @ Makeshift Society (55 Hope St) 9am, FREE, Visit Brooklyn’s newest shared workspace for creative entrepreneurs and small business owners, More info
* Bar Soap Brooklyn @ Northside Pharmacy (559 Driggs Ave) 5pm, FREE, Showcasing the new “Equilateral and All Natural” collection, RSVP

THURSDAY 6/05
* Moss Madness Terrarium Closeout @ Brooklyn Craft Co. (61 Greenpoint Ave) 7pm, $40, Everything you need to know to build a beautiful terrarium and keep it happy in your home, More info
* Floral Design: Fruits, Vegetables, and Other Unusual Elements @ Red Rose & Lavender (653 Metropolitan Ave) 6:30, $95, Learn the basics of floral care, what to look for when choosing flowers, and how to process flowers to maximize their shelf life, More info Continue reading

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Lost Lectures, Food Book Fair, Haiti Bowl, Good Fest – What’s Happening, Greenpoint? (4/23–4/29)

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WEDNESDAY 4/23
♥ Cataclysm! @ Bizarre Bushwick (12 Jefferson St) 9pm, FREE, House of Screwball presents an all-new drag extravaganza, RSVP 
* Training Tips for Rescue Dogs @ Empire of the Dog (415 Grand St) 7pm, FREE, We will discuss typical issues that may arise in newly adopted rescue dogs, More info
* Research Your Historic Brooklyn House @ Greenpoint Terminal Warehouse (67 West St, Suite 612) 7pm, $25, Elizabeth and Chelcey will help you navigate the online digitized collections available for your research, More info Continue reading

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Unsound Festival, Bushwick Vagina Monologues, and Cat Lady Craft Night – What’s Happening, Greenpoint? (4/02–4/08)

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♦ Along the Forge: Photographs by Johnny Panessa @ Picture Farm Gallery (388 Wythe Ave) 6-9pm, FREE, Friday 4/4, Images from Panessa’s series on the polluted Forge River in Long Island illuminate the people who frequent its shores, as well as the strange beauty of this environmentally hazardous landscape, limited-edition books will be on sale and Brooklyn Brewery beer will flow freely! More Info

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WEDNESDAY 4/02
 Wild Torus High Gonzo Revival @ Bizarre (12 Jefferson St) 8:30pm, $5–$10 suggested, Featuring music, self-help karaoke, video slam, and visuals, RSVP
 Sarah Barron & Friends @ Word (126 Franklin St) 7pm, FREE, Sara Barron presents her essay collection The Harm in Asking: My Clumsy Encounters with the Human Race, RSVP

THURSDAY 4/03
* The Shed Story Salon @ Shangri La Studios (100 Sutton St) 7:30pm, FREE, A monthly storytelling salon and potluck, More info
* Power Food & Flow Series @ [email protected] (31 Nassau Ave) 5:30pm, $10, a super-power-charged evening of blissful energy bites and vinyasa flow, Register
 Comedy in Dance Festival @ Triskelion Arts (118 N 11th St, 3rd fl) 8pm, $15, Choreographers try on their clown shoes and comics trip the light fantastic in this unique festival, More info Continue reading

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