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10pm–2am at BEAST, free
5B: “Build a Better Beast Burger and give me my Beer!" Beast’s famous 10 oz. burger, your choice of up to three toppings, and a select draft for $15. Add another B for Bargain! 
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)
check listing at Ballet Academy East, Free
Ballet Academy East is proud to announce that Wendy Whelan will join the Pre-Professional Division Faculty. Ms. Whalen's tenure will begin with Ballet Academy East�s Summer Intensive from August 18-29 and will continue through the school year, which begins on September 16, 2014. Ms. Whalen will... (continued)
12pm - 7pm at Red Bull Studios New York, Free
From June to September Red Bull Studios New York opens its doors for a solo exhibition by American artist Peter Coffin, LIVING. Comprising several works commissioned for the occasion of the exhibition, this new articulation of Coffin�s longstanding interest in the relationship between the life... (continued)
check listing at Leslie Lohman Museum of Gay and Lesbain Art, FREE
Permanency features artwork recently accessioned by the Museum which is currently comprised of approximately 1,300 pieces.This exhibit will feature work from the mid-20th century to 2013 artists including James Bidgood, Dyke Action Machine (DAM), Nan Goldin, Red Grooms, Harmony Hammond, Robert... (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)
check listing at Club 20/20 (old kokosz), FREE FOR WOMAN B4 12 $5 MEN ALL NIGHT
MUST WEAR BEACH ATTIRE $5 PINA COLODAS AND $2 TEQUILA SUNRISE SHOTS!
check listing at The Gym at Judson Memorial Church, $18
Ryan is a quiet young man who has a good job, a steady girlfriend, and a nice, normal life in Oklahoma � that is, until Ginger arrives. With Ginger come memories of a wanton and wildly creative boy Ryan thought he had buried ten years ago. But can anyone kill the part of themselves that is most... (continued)
check listing at Pioneer Works, Center for Art and Innovation, Free!
From 3 - 8 PM, 8-Ball Zines and Chances with Wolves will host 8-Ball Music Fair in conjunction with the opening of Kenan Juska's "Daily Operation." The fair will feature music merch, as well as DJ sets by Queen Majesty, Edan (The Deejay) and Chances with Wolves. After party to follow.
check listing at David Barton Gym, FREE
Ortiz Industry is proud partner with David Barton Gym's 5th Annual Block Party, promoting fun and fitness, with free classes, and all the coolest neighborhood shops. Ortiz Industry will be showing off its newest collection of men�s and women�s high-performance, intelligent fashion for active,... (continued)
check listing at Bryant Park, FREE
A king and his friends swear an oath to renounce women for three years while studying together. But scholarship and brotherhood take an interesting turn with the arrival of four lovely ladies. The boys go in disguise to woo, but the gals have the upper hand. Don�t they always?
check listing at Ars Nova Theater, $15
Created & Performed by Frankie J. Alvarez (HBO�s Looking), Nick Choksi (Natasha, Pierre & the Great Comet of 1812), Damon Daunno (Brief Encounter), Gabriel Ebert (Casa Valentina, Matilda), Brendan Spieth & Elvy Yost They�re back! Those Lost Boys will reunite at Ars Nova this... (continued)
check listing at 890 Broadway, 4th floor, $10
RIOULT Dance NY, a leading American modern dance company with a classic sensibility, will host auditions August 18-21, 2014 at 890 Broadway 4th Floor (at 19th Street), NYC. The schedule follows: Auditions for female dancers will be held on August 18, 2014 from 12-6pm with callbacks on August 20. ... (continued)
check listing at Abington House, Free
Each Wednesday there will be different food trucks, live art and live music in the courtyard of the Abington House as part of their Art Park Series!
11am-7pm at Red Bull Studios New York, Free
From June to September Red Bull Studios New York opens its doors for a solo exhibition by American artist Peter Coffin, LIVING. Comprising several works commissioned for the occasion of the exhibition, this new articulation of Coffin�s longstanding interest in the relationship between the life... (continued)
8 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. at Freddy's Bar, Free
Raphael McGregor, one of New York's most in-demand and well-respected steel players, will be playing music to forget yourself by every third Thursday at Freddy's Bar in Park Slope, from 8 to 9:30 p.m. Using a lap steel, vocals, and a loop pedal, both in solo settings and with bass and drums,... (continued)
check listing at Flatiron Building (outside), Free
Scott Brand unveils a replica of the Empire State Building today in New York City's Flatiron Plaza. Home and design expert and host of �Rowhouse Showdown� Carter Oosterhouse, will be on-site sharing green living tips and product information. The 30-foot art structure celebrates the national... (continued)
3-7pm at Southern Hospitality, Free
Southern Hospitality Presents Teacher Appreciation ABC Happy Hour Now THURSDAYS! 3pm-7pm $5 Appletinis $3 Beers $5 Cosmopolitans $5 Appetizers Best Teacher Appreciation Happy Hour in NYC! Plus join us for Tuesday Night Trivia for a more great teacher specials
7 pm until 11 pm at To be revealed w/RSVP, $10.00
Looking for a fun rooftop party for 40+ singles? We welcome you to come experience a new online dating site LoveBeginsAt during our official launch in New York! Experience the offline scene you want and deserve with a special party just for you. Let us delight you while you mingle and make new... (continued)
check listing at The COW, $18
Slam Up is an innovative mix of comedy, poetry, and improv. It's TMI time with Cali and Emily! Prepare for a musical ride through the many shades of love -- requited, unrequited, gay, straight, queer, or, well, just...creative. WARNING: Contains wonderfully, hilariously, poignantly adult material.
9pm at Joe's Pub, $12.00
Peptalk is Michael Carter (electronics), Shayna Dunkelman (percussion) and Angelica Negron (voice). Peptalk's visceral music combines many exotic instruments with lush electronic sounds and airy vocals. They are obsessed with creating a hyperreal world both sonically and visually by blending bits... (continued)
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-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)
8pm to 4am at Castro, $10.
Join us EVERY Thursday night - for the HOTTEST GIRL PARTY TO HIT THE HEIGHTS! We're giving you EXACTLY what the lesbian scene has been missing - A PARTY FOR LATINAS! Expect a packed house of NYC's sexiest ladies, and sounds that only a LipS 2 LipZ party can offer! - Music by DJ Anarki ... (continued)
4pm4am at CUBBY HOLE, Free
Happy hour 47pm, with $3 Vodka Madras! Kick the weekend off right with a mixed crowd in this super-chill lesbian hangout.
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.
9:30pm at Venue #12: 64E4 Underground, $18
What role should past horrors play in defining our religious views, our self-perception, even our politics? Is there such a thing as a contemporary Jewish identity independent of the Holocaust? Should there be? What if the Holocaust had never happened? Join Barry in an unbelievable round the world... (continued)

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