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December 2014

By Brooklyn Heights Office | on December 9,2014 at 4:17PM

Trestle Art Talk Series Presents: Oriane Stender
Tuesday, December 9, 2014 at 6:30pm
$5 Suggested Donation

Trestle Gallery
168 7th Street, 3rd Floor, Park Slope

Oriane Stender works with material byproducts of contemporary culture, including money, books, packaging, art reproductions and photographs. Oriane has shown with Gallery Paule Anglim in San Francisco and Sherry Frumkin Gallery in Santa Monica. Recent exhibitions include a two-person show with Sol Lewitt at Giampietro Gallery in New Haven, CT; and a 3-person show at Valentine in Ridgewood, NY. She will show with Firecat Projects in Chicago in 2015.
Her work is in the permanent collections of the Fine Art Museums of San Francisco.

Oriane was born and raised in the San Francisco Bay Area and attended San Francisco Art Institute and UC Berkeley. She has been a Brooklyn resident since 2004.

BK: Small Press Soiree with Rebbecca Brown, Robert Lopez, Alexandra Chasin, Paula Bomer
Tuesday, December 9, 2014 at 6:30pm

Word Bookstore
126 Franklin Street, Greenpoint

A night of readings from proud small-press authors Rebbecca Brown (They Become Her), Robert Lopez (Part of the World), Alexandra Chasin (Brief), and Paula Bomer (Inside Madeleine).

ArtLab: Kings County Distilled at Kings County Distillery
Wednesday 12/10/2014  6:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
$8 includes tour and tasting
Tickets: Eventbrite at:

Kings County Distillery
Brooklyn Navy Yard @ Sands Street Gate

ArtLab joins Kings County Distillery to revel in the art + science behind the warmest of winter drinks: whiskey.
The evening kicks off with a tour of Kings County Distillery, giving us the inside scoop on how they distill their much-celebrated moonshine + bourbon. Following this behind-the-scenes look, ArtLab sits down for a conversation about the chemistry, biology, and artistry behind crafting the perfect whiskey drink.

Tyshawn Sorey Trio
Wednesday, 12/10/14, 8:00 – 10:00 p.m.
$20, $10

509 Atlantic Avenue Boerum Hill
(917) 267-0363

Tyshawn Sorey is a composer-performer, educator, and scholar working across an extensive range of musical idioms. Sorey performs (percussion, trombone, and piano) nationally and internationally with his own ensembles, as well as with such artists as Muhal Richard Abrams, Steve Coleman, John Zorn, Misha Mengelberg, Vijay Iyer, Wadada Leo Smith, Anthony Braxton, Steve Lehman, Tim Berne, and Myra Melford.

With: Cory Smythe, piano; Christopher Tordini, bass; Tyshawn Sorey, drums, trombone, compositions

A Weekly Stand-up Comedy Show
Every Tuesday Night, 8:00 p.m.
The Experiment at People's Republic of Brooklyn
247 Smith Street, Carroll Gardens
Every Tuesday at 8 pm, Tim Ellis and Mo Fathelbab host Manifesto! -- a comedy uprising in Carroll Gardens, Brooklyn. They bring a lineup of the best comedians in NYC and beyond to The People's Republic of Brooklyn -- a current hotbed of comic dissent. The revolution will be hilarious...and FREE!
The TUESDAY, October 26th Manifesto! will feature these amazing performers*:
Sara Benincasa, AndLynn Bixenspan, Emmy Blotnick, Sam Grittner, Dave Hill, Aparna Nancherlala, and more!.
And, stop by early to catch or to be a part of the free open mic. The weekly mic starts at 6:00 pm (sign up at 5:30).
*Lineup is subject to change
Every Tuesday Night
Beer Tasting
Every Tuesday night 7 PM
191 Fifth Ave., Betw. Berkeley Pl. and Union St. Park Slope
Beer Tasting! 'Nough said.
Every Wednesday Night
The Mandingo Ambassadors

Every Wednesday at 10 p.m.
376 Ninth St., (at 6th Avenue) Park Slope
Mamady Kouyate is a pioneer of the Guinean musical movement known as Authenticité. He played in various bands - his own band, Les Ambassadeurs du Mandingue, being one of them - but is probably best known as the guitarist in the classic Bembeya Jazz National. Kouyate, who now lives in NY, has reformed the Mandingo Ambassadors, updating the sound of his youth, but keeping it very close to the standard of Authenticité. The new All-Star band includes Mamady "Djelike" Kouyate, guitar, leader; Bebe Camara, vocal; Eudy Fernandez, trumpet; Oran Etkin, tenor sax, clarinet; Sylvain Leroux, flute, Fula flute, alto sax; Sam Dickey, guitar; Nick Cudahy, bass; Andy Algire, drums; Foluso Mimy, percussion.
Union St. Film Series
Every third Tuesday of the month, 7:00 p.m.
$10 suggested donation
Spoke the Hub
748 Union St., Park Slope
The Union St. Film Series screens independent short, feature, experimental, documentary, dance, comedic and narrative films. Every 3rd Tuesday of the month @ 7:00pm
Every Saturday
Greenmarket at Grand Army Plaza

Grand Army Plaza 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Brooklyn’s biggest, at the entrance to Prospect Park
Every Sunday
Comedy Night at The Knit "Front Bar"

 9:00 p.m. FREE! (21+)
The Knitting Factory Brooklyn
361 Metropolitan Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11211, Williamsburg
Hosted by Hannibal Burress
Every Sunday night in the Front Bar of Knitting Factory Brooklyn, Hannibal Buress hosts: Comedy at The Knitting Factory with special guests each week. Past performances have included unannounced sets from Chris Rock, Robin Williams, Sarah Silverman, Louis CK, & more!