Events & Happenings in New York City!
Sunday, March 29, 2015
6:30pm at Penumbra Foundation|Center for Alternative Photo, $750+$100 materials fee
Wet plate collodion was the leading method of photography during the 1850’s and 1860’s. This six-week course is designed for students who want to learn the techniques behind the wet plate collodion process, as well as those who strive to develop a body of work in this unique process. The wet plate... (continued)
varied at Leslie-Lohman Museum of Gay and Lesbian Art, free
Inspired by the creative and activist responses to the censorship of Robert Mapplethorpe’s art in the ‘80s and ‘90s (and the more recent withdrawal of David Wojnarowicz’s A Fire in My Belly from the National Portrait Gallery), this exhibition explores how sexuality has been, and continues to be,... (continued)
11am at AOA Bar and Grill, free
Awesome new brunch option! Your meal comes with your choice of two bloody marys or two mimosas!
2pm at Cubbyhole, free
Wind down your weekend with half-off all beers on Sundays from 9pm to close.
2pm at Ginger's, free
Half-price on all domestic beers and selected liquors, 5pm-8pm daily. Gingers draft $5. Watch all team sports on TV. Enjoy game-time nibbles. Back pool room, video games and year-round garden. Luscious Lola hosts bingo every other week (call for schedule).
4pm at The Rusty Knot, free
JD Samson hosts this award-winning mixed queer tea dance. It's the best place to head after brunch in the West Village. Catch an amazing sunset with a frozen drink, some delicious snacks and great disco and house music to get your week started on a positive note. Guest DJs every week. Incredible... (continued)
7pm at Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre, $77 and up
This hilarious comedy written by four-time Tony winner Terrence McNally is a celebration of theater at its best, and theater people at their not-so-best. With Martin Short, Maulik Pancholy and Katie Finneran joining the cast for its extended run, this show is not to be missed! Thru Mar 29.
8pm at Barrymore Theater, $27-$129
Based on Mark Haddon’s 2003 novel, The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time is the story of Christopher, an intelligent 15-year-old falsely accused of murdering his neighbor’s dog. As he attempts to clear his name, he makes a shocking discovery and sets out on a life-altering journey. Thru Mar 29.
10:30am at Museum of Modern Art, $25 adults/$18 seniors/$14 students
See the work of 17 diverse artists who are contemporary but refuse to be defined by our time; their paintings reflect the concept of “atemporality”. Thru Apr 5.
8pm at The Gym at Judson, $18
Leave Me Green is a probing and intimate look at the bonds of family, set in NYC. A lesbian woman and her straight teenage son deal with their grief in the wake of her partner’s death. The play illuminates the struggle of surviving members of families broken by loss, exploring how they are... (continued)
7pm at Theater at St. Luke's Church, $40-$70
Don’t miss Anthony J. Wilkinson's fabulous sequel to “My Big Gay Italian Wedding”—it’s even more entertaining! Thru Mar 30.
11am at Brooklyn Museum, $16 suggested
This is the first major American survey of the late Judith Scott, who created unique objects utilizing yarn, fabric, thread and found materials. This exhibit features those pieces as well as works on paper. Thru Mar 29.
10am at The New York Botanical Garden, $28
Elaborate and kaleidoscopic displays throughout the galleries of the Enid A. Haupt Conservatory explode with orchids in an amazing array of colors, shapes, sizes and textures. Thru Apr 19.
2pm at Henrietta Hudson, free
The all-new Henrietta Hudson switches it up with a revolving door of revelry with Flip Sundays. In the rotation are: Rock Hudson (always 2nd and 4th Sundays), 5pm-10pm. $4 drafts and $5 Fireball. Kate Hoos brings you the finest of the indie rocker chick scene with favorites like Plastiq Passion,... (continued)
10pm at Metropolitan, free
$2 Budweiser bottles and Bud Light drafts, $4 Bushmills shots. DJ Merkin Muffley likes to shake things up. His set is full-up bitch, and you will be flippin' that hair and acting like the queen. Merkin Muffley plays music videos as well as interesting video segments all night. Complimentary shame... (continued)
7:30pm at Caroline’s on Broadway, $31.25-$32.75
Fortune is one of our favorite funny ladies of all time! Wanna laugh your ass off? Go see her hilarity-packed weekend of shows at the famous Caroline’s on Broadway. Thru Mar 29.
11am at Brooklyn Museum, $16 suggested donation
Well, if the stereotype fits that lesbians love cats, we have a feeling you’ll be running to the Brooklyn Museum for this one! The name of the exhibition speaks for itself. Get a history lesson on the important role cats played in ancient Egyptian imagery.
2pm at Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts, $9
Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts at Brooklyn College opens its Target Storybook Series with Enchantment Theatre Company’s The Adventures of Harold and the Purple Crayon, based on the beloved book series by Crockett Johnson, on Sunday, March 29, 2015 at 2pm. Tickets are $9 and can be... (continued)
2pm at Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts, $9-$15
Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts at Brooklyn College is pleased to continue its partnership with Target® to bring quality, affordable, and educational performing arts programming to the culturally diverse families of Brooklyn with its 2015 Target Storybook Series, running March 29 –... (continued)
2pm at Stern Auditorium/Perelman Stage, Carnegie Hall, $20-$100
DCINY presents Total Vocal, a celebration of contemporary a cappella music featuring arrangements from Pitch Perfect, The Sing-Off, and the American pop lexicon. The performance includes Special Guest Artists “Barden Bellas” Kelley Jackle and Shelley Regner from the movie Pitch Perfect, Youtube... (continued)
3pm at Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, Free with museum admission.
MONIR SHAHROUDY FARMANFARMAIAN: INFINITE POSSIBILITY. MIRROR WORKS AND DRAWINGS 1974–2014
Fridays, March 20–May 29, 1 and 3 pm
Directed by Bahman Kiarostami and produced by Leyla Fakhr, the 2014 documentary Monir looks at the life and work of Iranian artist Monir Shahroudy Farmanfarmaian,... (continued)
3pm at The Bronx Museum of the Arts, free
Sunday, March 29, 3:00pm to 5:00pm
Executive Director Holly Block and the Bronx Museum's Board of Trustees cordially invite you to attend the opening of our spring season. Music by DJ Afrika Bambaataa.
Free admission and bar (donations suggested)
8am at Bronx Tennis Society, $15
The Bronx Tennis Society will host a USTA Tennis Play Event in celebration of World Tennis Day, a nationwide effort to get families excited and active in tennis. During the month of March, the USTA invites families and kids of all ages and skill levels to try tennis at local events and facilities... (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 Metropolitan Pavilion, $20 at the door, $18 Online
With over 70 local, national and international galleries, Affordable Art Fair NYC returns to the Metropolitan Pavilion from March 26-29. Our concept is simple, yet unique: an inspiring and friendly atmosphere in which you can find thousands of original paintings, prints, sculptures and photographs... (continued)
12pm at Mark Miller Gallery, Free
Come view the imaginative work from the Lowline Young Designers from Asian American for Equality / Lower East Side Preparatory High School, Educational Alliance / Manny Cantor Center, Grand Street Settlement, Henry Street Settlement Abrons Art Center, University Settlement and 14th Street Y. This... (continued)
12pm at Leslie Lohman Museum, Free
The "Dirty Little Drawings" exhibit and sale offers viewers the opportunity to become instant art collectors, with a dizzying array of original erotic art works by over fifty artists of the Leslie-Lohman Drawing Studio. What started as a mere ripple in 2003, with only a few artists... (continued)
3pm at The Grace Rainey Rogers Auditorium at The Metropol, $30 to $175
Tempest Songbook, comprised of incidental music for The Tempest composed in 1695 and attributed to Henry Purcell and Kaija Saariaho’s 2004 Tempest Songbook for soprano, baritone and period instrument ensemble, in its U.S. and World Stage Premieres. A co-production with The Martha Graham Dance... (continued)
The neighborhood pub for all "the peeps" 365 gay days a year. Daily happy hour specials,...
$3 Taps 10pm-2am
NYC's #1 lesbian bar and #1 dance party. Henrietta Hudson is completely renovated: higher ceilings,...
Metropolitan is Williamsburg's only 7-days-a-week gay and lesbian bar. This hip, fun neighborhood...
Happy Hour 3-9pm including 2-for-1 domestic beer and well drinks
Friendly, laid back, East Village queer bar with a speakeasy feel. Always holds a wonderful mixed...