Events & Happenings in New York City!
Thursday, July 28, 2016
5pm at Bum Bum Bar, Free
Do your Thursday night up right and throw a few back at Bum Bum Bar! Happy Hour from 5pm to 8pm with $18 beer buckets all night long! Always lots of new faces in the crowd, so grab your crew and join the party! Always great music to keep you dancing.
4pm at Henrietta Hudson, Free
Homotown is a Thursday night weekly party in the West Village for queers who want to throw it back in style, groove to awesome music together and get down. This means soul, Motown, good hip-hop, requests and an evolving set list by DJ Tikka Masala. Bargirls Dot and Booker keep the drinks rolling with Happy Hour all the way ‘til midnight! Young, fresh, gender fluid crowd and super cool vibe.
10pm at Metropolitan, Free
First Thursdays: Substance or Cholalicious. DJ ManiLa Ice provides the visuals and mans the DJ booth. For Substance, expect a mix of soul, electro, new wave and pop. For Cholalicious, expect Latin, gangsta and Morrisey with guest performances by Horrorchata and others. Second Thursdays: Rotating parties - varied drink specials. Third Thursdays: Alotta Stuff Live Auction (8pm-midnight). Drag stars Alotta McGriddles and Thorgy Thor host a live auction of vintage treasures. They also raffle off jewelry, bar tabs, trinkets, etc.! DRAGnet (11pm). Watch amateur drag queens battle it out for a chance to compete in the annual “Miss Dragnet” competition. Hosted by Merrie Cherry with DJ Jessamess keeping you dancing. Fourth Thursdays: Do You Like Disco? DJ David Sokolowski turns Metropolitan into a disco paradise.
4pm at Cubbyhole, Free
Come party with $5 Tropical Island drink specials and $3 Modelo and PBR beers from 7pm to 1am, plus Happy Hour until 7pm with half-priced well drinks, wine and all beer. Always a great group of women in a very inclusive environment. The perfect place to meet someone special! #Cubbyhole
7pm at Various Parks Throughout NYC, Free
Hip to Hip Theatre Company celebrates its tenth season of Free Shakespeare in the Parks with the sparkling comedy As You Like It and venerable tragedy Julius Caesar. The plays will tour in repertory to 11 New York City area parks, with special gala performances in Southampton and Jersey City. 35 theatre artists. 2 exciting plays, 13 diverse parks: July 27-August 28.
4pm at 304 Hawley Ave, Check the website to see the price
If you're a feminist that loves tapas, come on over to Laci’s. Named one of the best feminist eating destinations in upstate New York, these powerful women owners really know how to draw a crowd. To try their platters and desserts, make a reservation.
5pm at Ginger's, Free
Best buy Happy Hour: half-price on all domestic beers and select liquors, 5pm to 8pm, daily. Hostess Anna presides over the karaoke stage. Do you have what it takes? Fuzzy navel specials for $4 and Ginger's draft for $5.
9pm at The Stonewall Inn, Free
Head down to Stonewall, the birthplace of Pride, and do your Thursday up right. Danielle presents Anything Goes, a night of karaoke, flip cup, pool and tons of sexy ladies. Dani challenges all in a pool game, flip cup, twister or blow up dolls. Mel, Peggy and guest bartenders keep your whistles wet and your inhibitions low. Win drink specials or a grand prize of a $50 bar tab. Never a cover!
7pm at John Jay College Rooftop Plaza, $25 online, $30 at the door
CUNY Dance Initiative and John Jay College, in collaboration with Kinesis Project dance theatre present IN PERSISTENCE OF MEMORY, a lush outdoor performance shaped specifically for the gorgeous rooftop plaza at John Jay College, 860 11th Avenue, NYC on July 27 and 28, 2016 at 7pm. Tickets are $25 online at http://kinesisproject.eventbrite.com/?aff=MT, or $30 at the door. The performance utilizes beautiful, fierce, expansive, playful and gestural movement to pursue the imperfection of memory. Through the choreography of bodies, image, space and sound on the open-air rooftop terrace, the dance unfolds before the audience.
8pm at Brooklyn Winery, $25
Explore the world of wine without leaving Brooklyn! Discover how we make wine in an urban environment. Learn what happens from the moment the grapes arrive at our winery to the instant it is poured into your glass, and everything that happened in between. Tickets include an intimate 30-minute tour of our winery, followed by a curated tasting of a variety of specially selected Brooklyn Winery wines. Reserve your spot today.
7pm at Pier 16, $28-$32
South Street Seaport Museum announces Sail Pioneer! See New York’s skyline the way it was meant to be seen, from the water. Board the 1885 schooner Pioneer and take a two-hour sail in New York Harbor. Available Thursdays-Sundays through October, guests board Pioneer at Pier 16 in the South Street Seaport and set off to see the sights of New York aboard this authentic historic sailing ship. Bring your family for an afternoon sail, a date for a sunset sail, or just yourself to enjoy history at sea. Bring a picnic and a bottle of wine to make it a truly unforgettable trip. No crowds, no cars, and no chaos; instead get a taste of the romance and adventure of the ‘Age of Sail’ aboard Pioneer.
Check website for times at Urban Bush Women, Check website for price
“SLI” is our annual 10-day intensive that serves as the foundation for all of UBW’s community engagement activities. For Urban Bush Women's 16th SLI themed "You, Me, We – Understanding Internalized Racial Oppression and How it Manifests in Our Artistic Community," we will help us answer these important questions:
Do we find ourselves striving for pre-defined ideas of beauty and excellence?
Does our work challenge or recreate dominant frameworks and systems of policing that ignore history, culture, power and lineage?
At You, Me, We - we will find our individual and collective power together!
11pm at Bravo Channel, Free
Join provocative host Andy Cohen in the Bravo clubhouse for shenanigans galore with celebrity and “Bravolebrity” guests. Now in its 13th season, the interactive show features guest interviews, caller questions and social media. Airs Sun-Thur nights.
10:30am at Museum of Modern Art, $25
Named after the New Jersey town where an apparition of the Virgin Mary allegedly appeared on the window of a house, Rachel Harrison’s room-sized multimedia work exemplifies a cross-disciplinary approach to making art.
7pm at Babeland Brooklyn, Free
Wear your feminist heart on your sleeve at Babeland’s happy hour with Feminist Apparel, the t-shirt retailer featuring exclusively feminist messaging and imagery. Enjoy cocktails, Customer Appreciation Month raffles and sexy education while you draw your dream tank top (bonus points if it’s sex toy related!). Feminist Apparel will choose their favorite design and turn it into a tank top for the winter!