Events & Happenings in New York City!
Thursday, October 8, 2015
7:30pm at Cubbyhole, free
Come party with $4 drink specials from 7pm-midnight, plus Happy Hour until 7pm with half-priced well drinks, wine and all beer.
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. Happy Bargirls Dot and Booker keep the drinks... (continued)
7:30pm at LOVEGUN, free
Weekly models include drag queens and kings, muscle boys, fetish models, burlesque dancers, circus freaks, theatrical performers, rock stars and other fascinating subjects! All skill levels encouraged to come, BYO art supplies. Happy Hour until 9pm with $4 wells and $4 beer.
5pm at Ginger's, free
Best buy Happy Hour: half-price on all domestic beers and selected liquors, 5pm-8pm daily. Hostess Anna presides over the karaoke stage. Do you have what it takes? Fuzzy navel specials for $4; Ginger's drafts $5.
10pm at Metropolitan, free
Half-price draft beer every Thursday. 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/pop. For Cholalicious, expect Latin, gangsta and Morrisey with guest performances by Horrorchata and... (continued)
9pm at Hill & Dale, free
Come check out one of the sexiest parties for women in the city. Drink and appetizer specials all night. $7 craft cocktails, $6 beer, wine & wells and $3 ‘Gansett draft. Tryst’s philosophy? It’s not about quantity, it’s about quality. They provide a gorgeous space, sophisticated cocktails and... (continued)
8pm at The Center, free
This is a safe CR-like setting in which to learn and practice Goddess and Mother Nature-based rituals. The event is open to all women and takes place every 2nd Thursday of the month.
10am at Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, $16 museum admission
Doris Salcedo is a Colombian artist whose work has addressed social injustice, memory and loss for three decades. Head to the Guggenheim for the first major retrospective of Salcedo's deeply moving work. Thru Oct 12.
8pm at Theater for the New City, $15 (Seniors $10)
In a story strikingly similar to the daily headlines, Heather Smiley for President follows a female Democratic candidate as she struggles to appeal to voters amid an ever-growing field of Republican and Democratic candidates. She’s already resided on Pennsylvania Avenue as the nation’s First Lady,... (continued)
9:30pm at Stonewall, 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... (continued)
check website at Leslie Lohman Museum of Gay and Lesbian Art, FREE
"On the Domestic Front: Scenes of Everyday Queer Life" features some 70 works drawn mostly from the Leslie-Lohman Museum collection and answers the question, "What do gay people do when they're not having sex?" These diverse works demonstrate the uniqueness as well as the... (continued)
7:30pm at Please, $30.00
Chakrubs are sexual wellness toys carved from 100% crystal that are designed to bring a sense of sacredness to your playtime. These beautiful, hand-crafted tools are created with the intention of opening oneself up to the healing properties that crystals provide. In this workshop, participants will... (continued)
7pm at Casa Duse, $150
THE CASA DUSE SUPPER CLUB and NEW PLACE PLAYERS
Invite you to…
A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM
Directed by James Ortiz and Craig Bacon
A Gourmet Shakespeare Salon in Five Courses
October 7th & 8th • Chef Max Hansen, Bucks County Master Chef and Thomas Keller protégé
October 14th & 15th •... (continued)
12pm at Javits Center, check website
Get your geek on at the New York Comic Con! Celebs, writers and illustrators abound at this annual celebration of all things comics. Buy a day pass and discover LGBT illustrations, stories and their creators. Thru Oct 11.
6:30pm at Leslie Lohman Museum of Gay and Lesbian Art, FREE
Canadian artist known predominantly for his paintings of male skinheads, primates and American military cadets during the early 1990s whose brutally explicit work often shocks and provokes painters and critics alike.
12:15pm at South Street Seaport Museum, $10 Adults, $8 Museum Members, $5 Children
The South Street Seaport Museum announces Archtober Tours at the Seaport Museum 2015, walking tours illuminating the architecture of The Brooklyn Bridge and the Seaport’s Fourth Ward. Presented in association with Archtober, Architecture and Design Month New York City, join the South Street... (continued)
7pm at Theatre at St. Clements, $69
Hot on the high heels of last year’s acclaimed sold-out production, the madcap comedy DROP DEAD PERFECT, starring the legendary Everett Quinton returns to the Theatre at St. Clements for a limited 8-week engagement Off-Broadway with an opening set for Sunday, August 23rd. The playing schedule for... (continued)
9:30am at Center for Jewish History, Free
A new exhibit on display in The David Berg Rare Book Room at the Center for Jewish History recounts the efforts made by American Jews and African Americans to fight for the fundamental American promise of equality before and during the Civil Rights era. “Allied in the Fight: Jews, Blacks and the... (continued)
9:30am at Central Park-Tavern on the Green, Adults- $40 Kids(12 and under)-$25
New York City’s biggest bike tour and rental company presents its most popular guided tour, a two-hour journey that covers both ends of Central Park from top to bottom. From lesser-known sights like Sheep Meadow and Shakespeare Garden to Bethesda Foundation and Strawberry Fields, Bike Central Park... (continued)
8pm at The Joyce Theater, Tickets start at $10
“Rapturous and profound,” says The New York Times about Aparna Ramaswamy, the Bharatanatyam dancer/choreographer who makes her Joyce debut with They Rose at Dawn. In this solo work, women are depicted as carriers of ritual who navigate inner and outer worlds as they invoke a sense of reverence, of... (continued)
The neighborhood pub for all "the peeps" 365 gay days a year. Daily happy hour specials,...
Happy Hour: 5-7pm, $3 Bud Lights 10pm-2am
NYC's #1 lesbian bar and #1 dance party. Henrietta Hudson is completely renovated: higher ceilings,...
Happy Hour 3-8pm, 2-for-1 well drinks
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...