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12pm-6pm at Leslie-Lohman Museum of Gay and Lesbian Art, Free
Curated by Jonathan David Katz, the exhibition’s central premise is that the image of the classical past is a recurring touchstone in the historical development of same-sex representation, and as such, constitutes a sensitive barometer of the shifting constructions of what we today call LGBT or... (continued)
10am at Pearl Studios, $540
RIOULT Dance NY, a leading American modern dance company with a classic sensibility, introduces new modern classes for young Dancers, ages 10-14. Classes offered will range from Advanced Beginner-Intermediate Modern Class. The Fall Semester classes will run October 4-January 17 on Saturdays... (continued)
Varied at Wooster St. Window Gallery, FREE
The Leslie-Lohman Museum in collaboration with Queer Art Mentorship presents Bridget de Gersigny: "Mouths Are Made for Eating" at Leslie Lohman Museum's Wooster St Window Gallery. A year after Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni signed the Anti- Homosexuality Act into law,... (continued)
check listing at Madison Square Park, free
WHAT: Mad. Sq. Art, the free, contemporary art program of the Madison Square Park Conservancy, presents a dynamic Fall exhibition featuring commissioned artworks made by internationally renowned sculptor Tony Cragg. Cragg’s Walks of Life, consists of three monumental bronze sculptures positioned on... (continued)
10pm - 2am at Otto's Wine & Burger Bar, FREE
Aren�t you tired of going to the same parties every week? Does it seem like shows you attend aren�t as exciting anymore? Don�t you just want to hangout, have a drink, meet some new people & have a good time? When�s the last time you played a game that wasn�t on a computer,... (continued)
8pm at Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts at Brookly, $36-$60 with a 50% discount for children ages 12 a
Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts at Brooklyn College is pleased to announce its 2014-15 music series. This year�s lineup includes 60th Anniversary Season opener Bobby McFerrin, a holiday concert by Sweet Honey in the Rock, South Africa�s Lady Smith Black Mambazo, a tribute to Woody... (continued)
check listing at Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts, $9-$60
Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts at Brooklyn College announces its 60th Anniversary Season of music, dance, theater, and family programming for 2014-15, reflecting the multicultural diversity of Brooklyn. Tickets go on sale to the general public on Tuesday, May 20, 2014 at 12pm, with a... (continued)
check listing at Penumbra Foundation, $750.00
Lisa's Cabin Paw Paw, WV Join instructor Lisa Elmaleh takes on West Virginia and brings wet plate to the field! Learn the wet plate collodion process while getting back to nature. In this workshop, Lisa will teach students how to create glass negatives, tintypes and ambrotypes in camera. Students... (continued)
11am at Gallery 151, FREE
Thought-Provoking Exhibition of Artwork Created by Current and Former U.S. Prisoners Featured at Gallery 151
Varied at Brooklyn Academy of Music, $20 and up
This festival is New York's largest experiment in live performance. With multiple performances in the forms of dance, music, and live theatre, there’s sure to be something for everyone. Check website for dates and times. Thru Dec 20.
4pm at Henrietta Hudson, free
Start your weekend early this Thursday with Therapy Thursdays! No cover all night and 2-for-1 happy hour prices until midnight. Come listen to a rotating lineup of NYC's finest DJs and dance with one of the sexiest Thursday night crowds in NYC! Young fresh crowd and super-cool vibe! E on the door!
7:30pm at Cubbyhole, free
Come party with $4 drink specials from 7pm-midnight, plus happy hour until 7pm with half-priced well drinks, wine and all beer.
10pm at Metropolitan, free
Half-price draft beer every Thursday. First Thursdays: Substance. DJ ManiLa Ice provides the visuals and mans the DJ booth with a mix of soul/electro/new wave/pop. Second Thursdays: Rotating parties—call or check Facebook for the latest. Third Thursdays: Alotta Stuff Auction (8pm-11pm). Drag stars... (continued)
9:30pm at Stonewall Inn, free
Sir Sabrina and Danielle Presents are joining forces for strip karaoke-double trouble, double mint, double your pleasure. Sign up with Queen Baca and take off a layer, let loose! Sabrina will sing backup for scared newbies, while Dani challenges all in a pool game, flip cup, twister, or blow up... (continued)
9pm at Bum Bum Bar, free
Jovi-Yo hosts crazy productions!
Varied at Manhattan Movement and Arts Center, $30 adults/ $20 students
The Manhattan Youth Ballet and the Manhattan Movement and Arts Center present The Knickerbocker Suite. This ballet features NYC landmarks weaved into the time-honored tale of The Nutcracker. With creative storytelling and beautiful choreography, this is a perfect way to begin your holiday season.... (continued)
5pm at Ginger's, free
Best buy happy hour: half-price on all domestic beers and selected liquors, 5pm-8pm daily. Hostess Anna presides over the karaoke stage. Do you have what it takes? Fuzzy navel specials for $4; Ginger's drafts $5.
check listing at Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts, $9-$25
The centerpiece of Brooklyn Center's 2014-15 family programming will be the Target Storybook Series of performances based on classic and contemporary children's literature, with titles including Harold and the Purple Crayon; The Very Hungry Caterpillar and Other Eric Carle Favourites; Jim Henson's... (continued)
check listing at Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts, $30-$75
Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts at Brooklyn College is pleased to announce its 2014-15 60th Anniversary world dance series. Since the inception of the dance series in 1966, more than 175 regional, national and international companies have premiered new works as a part of this series. This... (continued)
7pm at Babeland Brooklyn, free
The weather outside is frightful, but at least the sex toys are delightful! Join Babeland as they toast the season for giving (and receiving) with some bubbly and holiday cheer. Arrive early; the first ten people will receive stocking stuffers!
7pm at Longacre Theatre, $37-$252
One of the most popular comedies in America is back—with a hilarious ensemble cast ready to light up Broadway. This Pulitzer Prize-winning, uproarious family affair is led by the legendary James Earl Jones, and features an outrageous cast of 20, including Golden Globe nominee Rose Byrne (Neighbors,... (continued)
7:30pm at Abrons Arts Center Playhouse, $45
After a 12-year hiatus, Christmas with the Crawfords returns to New York. This riotous camp classic is a mash-up musical parody that pays loving homage to Hollywood's Golden Age. Limited run; check website for dates and times. Thru Dec 27.
6:30pm at Marquis Theatre, $55-$145
This spectacular show features seven performers who will wow you with their distinctive areas of expertise, including illusions, magic tricks and feats of death-defying wonder.
11am at Brooklyn Museum, $16 suggested
For all the femmes and lovers of femmes in high heels, this is the exhibition for you! Killer Heels explores the history of the shoes women love, and love to hate, dating all the way back to the 16th century. Thru Feb 15.
2pm at Metropolitan Opera House, Free
New York, NY – Star soprano Renée Fleming will sign copies of her new CD, Christmas in New York, among other items in her collection, on Thursday, December 18th at 2pm at the Met Opera Shop. The album celebrates the sparkle and sophistication of the beloved Christmas season in New York City,... (continued)
6pm at The Coffee Cave, $20
Ring in the season with Pride: Spoken Word, Music, Treats! "Holiday Pride Jingle" Tagline: "Ring in the season with Pride: Spoken Word, Music, Treats" Cost: $20 Donation: Bring a gently-used coat and/or toy for $5 off ($10 off for both) Donated items will benefit LGBTQ... (continued)
10pm at Union Pool, free
JD Samson presents PAT, a party that focuses on good vibes, good sound, incredible video projection by Tyler Jensen and DJs who aren't afraid to go deep. DJing this month: Amber Valentine from Misster and Scissor Sundays; Roze Royze of all your favorite girl parties in NYC; Michael Magnan of 11:11... (continued)
7pm at Hill & Dale, free
Come check out the sexiest new Thursday party for women. Enjoy the intimate, luxurious space that brings you way back to the Gatsby-era 1920s while a rotating list of some of the city's hottest DJs spin until the wee hours and bartenders Laura and Evan keep you happy all night long. Come party with... (continued)
10pm-1am at Branded Saloon, $5
Branded Burlesque featuring DARLINDA JUST DARLINDA and Special Guest Star PINKIE SPECIAL performing to live music by VIVA and her Branded Band! Delightful drinks served up by the fantastic P.J. Jones! Go-Go Gals,drinks, dancing, food, live music and soiled doves of all... (continued)
2pm at Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts, $9-$25
Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts at Brooklyn College is pleased to continue its partnership with Target to bring quality, affordable, and family-friendly performing arts programming to the culturally diverse communities of Brooklyn as part of its 60th Anniversary Season in 2014-15.
check listing at Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts, $30-$75 with a 50% discount for children ages 12 a
Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts at Brooklyn College is pleased to announce its 2014-15 60th Anniversary world dance series. Since the inception of the dance series in 1966, more than 175 regional, national and international companies have premiered new works as a part of this series. This... (continued)
9pm-3am at Bar Reis, Free 9-10 $5 after 10
This Thursday Party with the Ladies of Park Slope and Dance w/ DJ Angel Boi on Deck $5 Pints $5 Absolut Cocktails Check us out on FB: Tongue 'n Cheek Brooklyn See you there...
10pm-4am at Wreck Room, FREE Y'ALL!!
FINALLY a weekly that celebrates CATS and the QUEERS that love them! Every Thursday, nightlife team, RUDY & the JERK present Bushwick's premier cat party. Come early and get limited edition party favors! DJ's and drink specials all night! Cat dress encouraged. All breeds welcome.
6pm at the NYC lgBt Community Center, $5 .. or as able/ sliding scale
Topic: Gendered Sex, Gendered Heart... One of the primary ways Fritz Klein's Sexual Orientation Grid (1993) expands the study of human sexuality, is the idea that bisexuality is not just about sexual desires or capabilities. It also examines our emotional and social preferences.. "Who do... (continued)
Time not specified at Bar Reis, $5
Keep the Celebration Going into 2011... Party w/DJ Angel Boi & the Ladies of Park Slope. Plus: Come Early for a Glass of Bubbly on Us. $5 Absolut Cocktails & Pints All Night Long.
10pm at UNION POOL, FREE
JD Samson Presents, PAT, at Union Pool, a party that focuses on good vibes, good sound, incredible video projection by Tyler Jensen and DJ's that aren't afraid to go deep. This month we have Amber Valentine from Misster and Scissor Sundays, Roze Royze of all your favorite girl parties in NYC,... (continued)

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