Events & Happenings in New York City!
Wednesday, May 25, 2016
7:30pm at Cubbyhole, Free
Get over hump day with $4 drink specials from 7pm to midnight, plus Happy Hour until 7pm with half-priced well drinks, wine and all beer. Great neighborhood vibe!
4pm at Henrietta Hudson, Free
Happy Hour until 7pm. The ultimate after-work networking party to celebrate Hump Day! Resident DJ Culi satisfies your hunger for a cool, relaxed vibe with a perfect blend of pop, funk, house and Latin styles that will always leave you wanting more! Bargirls Desiree and Dot serve up the good stuff with $4 Bud drafts and $5 margaritas all night. This party is the perfect boost to get you through the rest of the week!
12pm at Cacio e Vino, $25
This popular and exciting tour explores the former social clubs, homes and haunts of some of the most influential 20th century mobsters, while uncovering the truth behind many Mafia legends.
Discuss the Italian immigrant experience and the social, political and economical conditions which allowed organized gangsterism to thrive in the slums of New York City by the turn of the century.
Also visit sites where Godfather, Mean Streets, Donnie Brasco, Sopranos and more were filmed.
"YOU'LL BE AMAZED..."
Tour is led by Eric Ferrara, a fourth-generation Little Italy native, published author, movie & TV consultant and founder of the award-winning Lower East Side History Project.
5pm at 363 5th Ave, Free
Best buy Happy Hour: half-price on all domestic beers and select liquors, 5pm to 8pm, daily. Barkeep Perry serves daily special tequila hot shots for $3.50, Ginger's draft for $5 and free nibbles. Back garden open!
10pm at The Woods, Free
Misster is a weekly Wednesday night dance party for the cutest girls in NYC. DJ Amber Valentine and weekly guest DJs play the good-time jams all night long - everything from hip-hop to dance and house music; they’ve got you covered! Huge year-round patio for cruising and boozing, with food by the acclaimed LandHaus NY. Come early and stay late. Never a cover - always a good time!
8pm at Metropolitan, Free
Alotta Trivia (8pm to 10pm). Alotta McGriddles hosts this trivia night with rotating themes every week! Including but not limited to: Harry Potter, Disney, Game of Thrones, Friends, Will & Grace and more! Win a pitcher of Bud Light every round. $25 bar tab at the end of the night for big winners! Cakes (10pm). $3 PBR tallboys and $6 PBR/shots. DJ Matty Beats Horrorchata arms the turntables for this weekly romp into debauchery and eye candy. There are amazing shows, plus a dance off pants off contest. Get on stage and shake your booty for a chance to win $50 cash! Anyone who enters wins a free drink! Erica and Albert tend bar!
8pm at Bum Bum Bar, Free
Add some wackiness to your hump day at the oldest lesbian bar in Queens! Enjoy Happy Hour from 5pm to 8pm and beer buckets for $18 all night long. Karaoke all night!
10am at Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, $25/$18/free
Guggenheim’s Annual Exhibition of Artwork by New York City public school students includes collages, drawings, paintings, prints, and sculptures
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.
6pm at The 14th Street Y, $150-500
New York, NY – May 18, 2016 – On Wednesday, May 25, 2016, The 14th Street Y will host its annual Gala featuring a VIP Rooftop Reception and Cocktail Party & Program, including cocktails by Tito’s Handmade Vodka, in its dynamic theater space at The 14th Street Y, 344 E. 14th Street, NYC. The VIP reception will feature live music and a special meet & greet with guest Alex Karpovsky, star of hit HBO show Girls. The MC for the night, Vanessa Hidary, The Hebrew Mamita, and a cast member from her production, Kaleidoscope, will take guests through an expressive night exploring diversity and Jewish identity.
6:30pm at Lendlease, $30
This edition of Out Professional’s networking series is designed to showcase the full spectrum of the city’s thriving real estate industry - like-minded architects and designers; agents, brokers and mortgage specialists; contractors and developers. Come equipped with business cards and be ready to meet lots of LGBT professionals!
8pm at Suite Bar, Free
Come enjoy a fun, energetic show that showcases queer and queer-friendly comedians!
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.
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.
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.
10am at American Museum of Natural History, $22+/$17-$22 senior & student/$12.50+ children
As you read this, nature’s most beautiful creatures are fluttering about in all their multicolored, spotted glory. Be near them! An annual favorite, this exhibit—featuring hundreds of butterfly specimens—has been running for 20 years. Ticket includes admission to the museum as well as the Rose Center for Earth and Space.
7:30pm at 92nd Street Y, $32
Cultural commentator and journalist Lisa Birnbach hosts a conversation with three of Broadway's most dynamic and influential directors…who happen to be women.
Join longtime artistic director of the Manhattan Theatre Club and award winner Lynne Meadow, Tony award-winning director and choreographer Susan Stroman, and Pam MacKinnon, Tony Award and Drama Desk winner, to hear how they broke through the velvet curtains and became sought-after directors on Broadway, and elsewhere.
The "Great White Way" has historically been dominated by men. In 2004, only two new plays there were directed by women. By 2013, women won both Tony awards for directing.