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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)
check listing at SHWICK, FREE
A new market in Bushwick, Brooklyn where artists, designers, collectors and makers of all things cool come to have fun, meet people and make money.
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)
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM at Penumbra Foundation, $395+$100 materials | Members 10% off
Create tangible image objects of your digital work, slides, or any image from which you can create a positive or negative transparency! In this workshop students will learn how to create ambrotypes (positives on glass), opalotypes (positives on white tin), and tintypes (positives on blackened tin)... (continued)
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)
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 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 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 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 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 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 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!
check listing at The Stellan, Free With RSVP Until 11:30pm
#SelfieSaturdaysNYC NYC's HOTTEST All Womens Weekly Party Each & Every Saturday @ The Stellan 2 West 35th Street Btwn 5th & 6th Ave Music By: The Movie Directors Dj Toni K And Weekly Guest Dj EVERYONE FREE On Guestlist Until 11:30pm RSVP @ SelfieSaturdaysNYC... (continued)
check listing at Agora Gallery, free
The Chelsea International Fine Art Competition Exhibition is always an event worth bookmarking in your calendar. Full of interest, variety and energy, the show presents the work of the artists who have been selected by the independent juror, Mr. Carlo McCormick, one of New York�s noted culture... (continued)
11am - 6pm at Hester Street Fair, Free
Opening Weekend at the the Hester Street Fair is coming up! Join us Saturday, April 26 and Sunday April 27, 11am-6pm to see what's new at the Lower East Side's only outdoor market. This year we're open every Saturday and Sunday, April 26th through October 26th. "Hester Street Fair... (continued)
9pm-4am at HENRIETTA HUDSON, Free before 9pm
9pm-4am, Free before 9pm, get in free with making your social media image Henrietta related. 1/2 price with share or tweet of event, 438 Hudson Street (at Morton St), henriettahudson.com. Music by DJ Culi for NYC's hottest girls. Free shot for the 1st 100 guests. Super sexy gogo's. Seasonal drink specials.
6PM to 4PM at Lot 45, $10 - $15
Interactive art collectives SomethingDifferent & WeAreRawProcess (WARP) have teamed up to present Kaleidoscopic, a midsummer mini-festival & art party. Swing by for a smorgasbord of live acts including Mattie Safer (formerly The Rapture), a performance by Wild Torus, & DJs Max August,... (continued)
7 PM Show, 6:30 at Rockwood Music Hall Stage 3, $8
Anna/Kate, Brooklyn's queer folk-pop band, release their Debut EP, "I Run With You!" A year of gigging in NYC's comfiest music venues (Friends & Lover's, Pete's Candy Store, Jalopy-- upcoming Sidewalk Cafe, 9/5, 9 PM)... and of sharing their cabarets and song-cycles at acclaimed... (continued)
9pm at jalopy Theatre, $10
Baby Gramps is an amazing amalgamation of everything that anybody�s ever heard including Mississippi John Hurt, Uncle Dave Macon, Charlie Patton, Blind Blake, Captain Beefheart, the Tuvan Throat Singers and Popeye. Baby Gramps has created a highly developed and completely original musical... (continued)
check listing at Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, $22 - $137
In recognition of the 120th anniversary of one of the most outstanding Peking Opera performers of all time Mei Lanfang. His son Mei Baojiu together with other outstanding stars of the Jingju Theater Company of Beijing present "Classic Plays of the Mei School" and "Lady Mu Guiying... (continued)
check listing at The Teatro LATEA at the Clemente, 18.00
An original two act play by Maya Contreras Directed by Kristin Skye Hoffmann As part of the FringeNYC Festival 2014 The Teatro LATEA at the Clemente: 107 Suffolk St, New York, NY 10002 Ph.(212) 529-1948 "The Bloodline of Shadrick Grace" is a two-act comedy/drama running 60 min.... (continued)
3pm-6pm at Surf Lodge, Free
Want to jump the line and get into Surf Lodge like a VIP this weekend? And get some free drinks or a bottle of Rose? Download HouseTab, the new social media mobile payment app on iTunes and Google Play. Everyone checking in via the app during the event will be entered to win free bottles of Rose,... (continued)
5-8pm at BUM BUM BAR, no cover
The best rumba, the nicest shots and the most beautiful women in New York. Come out and fill your Saturday night with some of the hottest beats in the city.
2pm at Nicu's Spoon Theatre, $10-$15
Redd Tale Theatre Company blasts into its fifth season with the world premiere of two original works! FRANKENSTEIN With Mary Shelley by Virginia Bartholomew, directed by Will Le Vasseur, and GABRIEL by Will Le Vasseur, directed by Lynn Kenny. FRANKENSTEIN is a tight re-telling of the original... (continued)
10pm-4am at BROOKLYN STABLE, Free on guestlist $5 without
Party animal is the livest hippest party in williamsburg right now, happening every Saturday from 10 to 4am. With dj's like sirius xm dj Wonder and female dj's turning it up, this crowd is mixed n gay friendly. Party Animal is presented by Roxy Cottontail and is her official weekly brooklyn party,... (continued)
10am-5pm at Fort Greene, Free
For the first time ever, the Brooklyn Flea will be coming to Williamsburg. This weekend, the Flea will head back outdoors to its flagship site on Saturdays in Fort Greene and on Sundays, will be at its new Williamsburg waterfront location between North 6th and North 7th Streets on an undeveloped... (continued)
10:30pm at Times Square Arts Center, $25 online plus 2 drink minimum
Host Sweetie and a rotating guest host from film, stage and television guide you on a live interactive game show where all walks of life - male and female- perform in drag to many improvisational, prepared and rehearsed performances. Set like a 70's game show, the audience controls the night and... (continued)
2pm4am at GINGERS, Free
Make some noise, Brooklyn! Its all about the vibe! Girlz, girls, bois, boys, transcome, mix, mingle and groove in Brooklyn's landmark gay establishment. Local flavor and legendary Bloody Marys and martinis. Happy hour 2-8pm featuring 2-for-1 domestic beers, well drinks served by Hot Shane and our... (continued)
check listing at The Players Theatre, $18
Oscar Wilde�s notorious novella, The Picture of Dorian Gray, follows a young man�s pursuit of youth and pleasure. Admired and worshipped by an adoring artist who paints a portrait of him, the beautiful Dorian Gray gives his soul to remain forever young. Dorian then embarks on a journey of... (continued)

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