Events & Happenings in New York City!
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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.
9pm at The Center, Free
The LeGal Foundation provides a pro bono legal clinic devoted to serving NYC’s LGBT community. The clinic is staffed by volunteer attorneys who offer general guidance and referrals, but not legal representation. Arrive early to sign up and ensure that you’re seen. Every Tues.
4pm at Cubbyhole Bar, FREE
Cubbyhole is the place to start out your favorite day of the week with Happy Hour until 7pm, featuring half-priced well drinks, wine and all beer. Great neighborhood bar! #Cubbyhole
12pm at ArtsWestchester, Free
ArtsWestchester is exploring what it means to be a woman today. The arts organization has announced its 2016 spring exhibition, called SHE: Deconstructing Female Identity.
Check website for times at Museum of Modern Art, $25
Major exhibition at The Museum of Modern Art examines the artist’s radical, innovative works. It will be on display from Saturday, March 26 until Sunday, July 24. The exhibition shows Edgar Degas, best known as a painter and chronicler of the ballet, at his most modern. Bringing new focus to his extraordinary and rarely seen monotype prints and their impact on his wider practice, Edgar Degas: A Strange New Beauty is the first exhibition in the U.S. in nearly 50 years to examine these radical, innovative works—and MoMA’s first exhibition devoted solely to the artist.
1:30pm at Bloomingdale's, Free
Bloomingdale's welcomes Los Angeles-based electro pop-art duo Hi-Fashion to kick off New York City LGBT Pride weekend with live performances in the iconic Bloomingdale's 59th Street store front windows. The performances will take place at 12:30pm and 1:30pm on Lexington Avenue. In between performances come inside and hear DJ Danny Dolan spin as well as see HI-FASHION’s music video Special Delivery Love, co-produced and styled by Bloomingdale’s.
8pm at The Joyce Theater, $10-$50
RIOULT Dance NY, a leading American modern dance company with a classic sensibility, returns to The Joyce Theater. An established name in modern dance with a reputation for performing sensual, articulate, and exquisitely musical works, RIOULT Dance NY performs two programs. WOMEN ON THE EDGE…Unsung Heroines of the Trojan War examines the role of women in times of conflict and features the World Premiere of Cassandra’s Curse, set to live music. The second program is distinguished by the New York City premiere of Polymorphous, a piece exploring the subjectivity of perception through movement and technology; Duets, a suite of magnificent duets drawn from some of Pascal Rioult’s finest dances; and two repertory works. Kathl
11pm at LAVO New York, $20
LAVO NEW YORK NIGHTCLUB: PRINCE FOX WITH SAM PACE
10pm at Metropolitan Bar, FREE
First Fridays: Divine Decadence with DJs Dario Speedwagon and Mikey B. Second Fridays: Kooks! with DJ Michael Cavadias. Third Fridays: Jizz with DJs Josh Sparber and Dicap. Fourth Fridays: Everything with DJs Jack and Jill. Performances by Miz Jade. Fifth Fridays (when there is one): Hella with DJ Manila Ice. An evening celebrating some of Metropolitan's favorite singers and performers with videos splashed across the TVs and music on heavy rotation all night. 
11pm at Boots & Saddle, $8/FREE with password before 12am
With weekly killer rotating DJs, go-go dancers and special performers of all kinds, you'll have no trouble understanding why this is one of the city's hottest parties (with a consistently crazy-attractive crowd). $1 shots at 1am! Photos by photomistress Grace Chu. Emcee Frince Charming on the mic. Free entry until midnight with password found on their Facebook page! Every Friday!
12am at Elizabeth Houston Gallery, Free
Elizabeth Houston Gallery is pleased to present Through the Lens of Desire, an exhibition of vernacular photographs by Kris Sanford. The exhibition will open on June 15th and will be on view through July 24th. Kris Sanford’s most recent work challenges viewers to find their own sense of belonging in the world by showing universal relationships between two people depicted together and understanding the significance of the relationships we all share. This series allowed Sanford to investigate and imagine LGBT relationships first through old family photographs, and then to a larger selection of images she gathered from eBay and antique stores. Sanford has spent years exploring themes of relationships and intimacy through photography.
5pm at Ginger's Bar, Free
Best buy Happy Hour: half-price on all domestic beers and select liquors, 5pm to 8pm, daily. Groove your bum off to guest DJs and enjoy sassy pink pussycat cocktails or Ginger's draft for $5 at Brooklyn's finest G-spot. 
7:30pm at Henrietta Hudson, Free
Unwind, decompress and refresh. You asked for it, and they’re delivering. Relax after work with Henrietta Hudson’s early Friday event, Sessions, featuring NYC'S most notorious rotating female DJs, including: Rosy Q, Robi D Light, Ches and Tikka.
11am at Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, Free
In conjunction with the exhibition Moholy-Nagy: Future Present, this film program includes documentaries about László Moholy-Nagy and the Bauhaus, selections of abstract cinema, works by contemporary filmmakers inspired by the artist, and William Cameron Menzies’s 1936 classic Things to Come, for which Moholy-Nagy was commissioned to make special effects.
4pm at Henrietta Hudson, FREE before 10pm/$12 after
Free shots for the first 100 guests! Always hot, hot, hot with all new rotating DJs, including: Robi D Light, Lady Chellez, Ellie Vader, Nikki Lions, Storm BK, Ches, Lauren Flax and many more spinning the freshest beats! Come party with the hottest crowd in the city on the sexiest night for women in the West Village. Rotating performers include Rox Republic, The Maine Attraction, Goldie Peacock and more! Email info@henriettahudson.com for party packages. Reduced entry when you follow @henriettahudson on Instagram and post the event
10pm at The Stonewall Inn, FREE
Come and see why this is the longest running Friday weekly LGBT dance party at the legendary West Village hotspot! High energy go-go girls rock the stage while rotating DJs get the packed dance floor moving. Fun, friendly and hot bartenders sling cheap drinks so you can make your own herstory where Pride began!
10pm at Bum Bum Bar, $10
Fridays at Bum Bum are crazy, pure and simple. The cover charge comes with a free drink, hookah is available, go-go girls are werkin’ and different promoters are bringing you something unique every week!
9:30pm at The People's Improv Theater, $10
This snarkily queer musical holiday variety hour is your YOLO chance to join part time musical millennial/full time parents' basement dweller Roo McGoo as he prepares for his live holiday spectaculoo six months early with the help of The Christmas Diva, The Real Housewife of Christmas, and Gay Jesus himself! Presented as part of QueerCom 2016 at the People's Improv Theater. Donations will be collected for the Orlando Victims' GoFundMe Campaign.
7:30pm at Spa Little Theatre, $50-$90
A cornerstone of the operatic repertoire and one of the most frequently performed operas around the globe, Le nozze di Figaro returns to Opera Saratoga for the first time in twenty years.
6pm at Caelum Gallery, $12
In partnership with Jag&Co, Planet X is bringing it's experience to the City! For Rainbow Fashion Week, expect fashion, art, sneaker art, performances and much much more! Beautiful women, artsy souls, and crafty spirits, nothing but good vibes!
9:30pm at The Duplex, $25 advance/$30 door
"Lezberados: Comedy With No Bull" is a fierce and funny, hot and spicy, side-splitting comedy show featuring two of the hottest dykes working the stand-up circuit. From Showtime's "The Latin Divas of Comedy, "Sandra Valls shows why she was voted one of Curve Magazine's "top 10" lesbian comics. She is joined by her radically ridiculous sister from a different mister, Mimi Gonzalez. Both are Olivia cruise stars with sold-out shows from Provincetown to LA. Come out and get your laugh on and find out why these two are the taco the town. Purchase advance tickets at purplepass.com.
9pm at The Basement, $15 before 9pm/$20 after
The city's hottest sex and SM party for the women and trans community will feed your appetite, whether you're a voyeur, experienced player, novice, or just curious, you're sure to find something to satisfy! Special Demo at 12:00. DJ Jo has been spinning since 2010 as a staple of NYC’s queer scene. Check out huge collection of equipment including slings, bondage equipment, and spanking bench.There's plenty of private cubbies, beds and a shower if needed and get your boots done at our Boot black station or hang out and watch hot porn, all provided by our favorite porn producers.
10pm at Cielo, $15-$25
Whitney Day is kicking off NYC Pride weekend in one of the world’s best and most celebrated nightclubs - Cielo. Located in the meatpacking district, there is no better example of a venue that showcases quality music, sound, lights and vibe in all of NYC. There’s even an outdoor patio for chilling! DJs Amanda Louise (Sydney, Au), Colby B (NYC, SF, Seattle) and Whitney Day (NYC/LA) have one request - let’s all just SHUT UP & DANCE! If you want to sweat it out into the early am hours, this is the party for you! Tickets available at the door and in advance on the website.
9:30pm at The Duplex, $25 advance/$30 door (two drink minimum)
"Lezberados: Comedy With No Bull" is a fierce and funny, hot and spicy, side-splitting comedy show featuring two of the hottest dykes working the stand-up circuit. From Showtime's "The Latin Divas of Comedy,"Sandra Valls shows why she was voted one of Curve Magazine's "top 10" lesbian comics. She is joined by her radically ridiculous sister from a different mister, Mimi Gonzalez. Both are Olivia cruise stars with sold-out shows from Provincetown to LA. Come out and get your laugh on and find out why these two are the taco the town. Purchase tickets at purplepass.com. mimigonzalez.com welovesandra.com
10am at Onishi Project, Free
The work of Milanese mixed-media artist Nicola Alberto Bottalico will be on display in New York at a group show entitled The Heartbeat of Mother Earth from June 16 to 29 at Onishi Project, 521 West 26th Street.
7pm at The Players Theatre, $42-$62
PATIENCE & SARAH tells the story of two 19th-century women of different backgrounds and economic status who risk being disowned by their families to pursue a dream of sharing a life together. Hailed as “a rare and moving opera about women in love” by New York Magazine, the production features a new seven-piece orchestration for staged concert performances.
10pm at Slake NYC, $25/$30
Hot Rabbit's biggest Pride blowout EVER, proudly sponsored by GO Magazine! Taking over the whole venue at Slake NYC - two stages, three levels, four bars! Celesbian DJ Kate Moennig (Ray Donovan/The L Word) spinning! Yes, Shane will be there. Also featuring some of NYC's best DJs, including DJ Robi D Light, DJ Avg Jo, DJ Chaotic, and DJ Illexxandra! Dance magic by eight of NYC's top go-go’s including the gender benders of Straight Acting! Performance by Brooklyn queen of queens Merrie Cherry! Photos by Ames Beckerman and Grace Chu. Drink specials all night, and $3 personal pizzas in the mezzanine until 2am. A portion of proceeds benefitting the Astraea Foundation and the Ellie Conant Fund! Every attendee receives a discounted entry to the following night's Bad Habit Pride Official Dyke March After Party! This is the epic Pride event you do not want to miss!
7:30pm at Madison Square Garden, $15+
Catch the New York Liberty against the Chicago Sky at their annual Pride Night! #ShowUp4Pride, because that’s what New Yorkers do. Featuring a halftime performance by Lez Zeppelin and a NOH8 Campaign photo shoot from 4pm to 8pm, free for the first 125 fans with tickets to the game!
8:30pm at Pangea, free
Photographic exhibition by Lola Flash. Limited edition prints of LEGENDS in the LGBTQ community; including Sherry Vine, DJ’s Lina + Formika, Murray Hill and the Maine Attraction. Music provided by DJ Formika.
7pm at LGBT Community Center, $15
Erica Bradshaw, in her solo show, searches for her identity growing up in 1980s America. As a child, seeing no images of herself, she begs God to make her into a white boy hero like Rocky, Superman or Luke Skywalker. Her fantasy persona is threatened by the reality that she must live her truth as a big, Black gay woman. Her light shines as she learns to embrace the beauty of her true self. Directed by Robb Leigh Davis. Tickets include admission to the show and complimentary post-show reception.
5:50am at Riverside Park, Free
4,000 athletes will compete in the 16th annual 2016 Panasonic New York City Triathlon on Sunday, July 24, beginning at 5:50 a.m. at 99th Street and the Hudson River, with athletes expected to cross the finish line in Central Park beginning at 7:30 a.m. The International Distance race is produced and presented by Life Time – The Healthy Way of Life Company. During the race, the only International Distance triathlon in New York City, participants will swim 1.5 kilometers (.9321 miles) in the Hudson River, bike 40 kilometers (24.85 miles) on the Henry Hudson Parkway, and run 10 kilometers (6.2 miles) in Central Park.
10pm at Cielo Club, $15-$25
Whitney Day is kicking off NYC Pride weekend in one of the world’s best and most celebrated nightclubs - Cielo. Located in the meatpacking district, there is no better example of a venue that showcases quality music, sound, lights and vibe in all of NYC. There’s even an outdoor patio for chilling! DJs Amanda Louise (Sydney, Au), Colby B (NYC, SF, Seattle) and Whitney Day (NYC/LA) have one request - let’s all just SHUT UP & DANCE!  If you want to sweat it out into the early am hours, this is the party for you! Tickets available at the door and in advance on the website.
9pm at Park Slope, $15 before 10pm/$20 after
This is the city’s hottest sex and SM party for women and the trans community. DJ Avg Jo spins. Whether you're a voyeur, experienced player, novice or just curious, you're sure to find something to satisfy. Want to drink? BYOB.
11pm at Lexicon Nightclub, $20 advance
Brought to you by Kate of Lovergirlnyc, NYDreamgyrl, NYPrideEuphoria, Dreamz & Reality, Turn Up The Music Ent, Dalyfeofdaparty and Girly of SOLÉ and hosted by Chris of VH1’s “Love & Hip Hop Atlanta,” don’t miss the first installment of NirvanaNY’s Pride Weekend! Beats by DJ Mary Mac and DJ Richi Rich Rated R. Drink specials from 11pm to midnight! $20 advance/$30 VIP advance/$20 until midnight/$40 VIP/$60 weekend pass.
7pm at Pier 26 @ Hudson River Park, FREE/$40+ VIP
This year’s rally will showcase an impressive list of entertainers and activists to kick off all official 2016 Pride events. Hosted by Todrick Hall with performances by Karmin and Bob the Drag Queen! The first NYC Pride Rally occurred one month after the Stonewall Riots in June 1969, when 500 people gathered for a “Gay Power” demonstration in Washington Square Park. Take part in honoring that legacy this year at Hudson River Park’s Pier 26!
8pm at The Joyce Theater, $10-$50
An established name in modern dance with a reputation for performing sensual, articulate, and exquisitely musical works, RIOULT Dance NY performs two programs. WOMEN ON THE EDGE examines the role of women in times of conflict and features the World Premiere of Cassandra’s Curse, set to live music. The second program is distinguished by the New York City premiere of Polymorphous, a piece exploring the subjectivity of perception through movement and technology; Duets, a suite of magnificent duets drawn from some of Pascal Rioult’s finest dances; and two repertory works.

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