Events & Happenings in New York City!
Wednesday, July 8, 2015
5pm at Ginger's, free
Best buy Happy Hour: half-price on all domestic beers and selected liquors, 5pm-8pm daily. Barkeep Perry serves daily special tequila hot shots for $3.50, Ginger's draft $5, free nibbles, back garden open!
7:30pm at Cubbyhole, free
Get over hump day 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
Happy Hour until 7pm. $3 Aguardiente shots, $4 Bud Light drafts and $5 Margaritas all night long! The ultimate after-work networking party! Spicy seasonal drink specials. Resident DJ Culi satisfies your hunger for salsa, merengue, bachata, and house until 4am. Bargirls Desiree and Dot serve it up... (continued)
10pm at The Woods, free
Misster is a weekly dance party on Wednesdays for the cutest girls in NYC. DJ Amber Valentine plays the good-time jams all night long—everything from hip hop to dance and house music; they’ve got you covered! Weekly guest DJs add to the magic. Huge year-round patio for cruising and boozing, with an... (continued)
10pm at Metropolitan, free
$3 PBR tallboys, $6 PBR/shots. DJs Jessamess and Matty Beats arm the turntables. There are pop-up performances by many of the queens passing through, so sit back and enjoy the ride! Leslie and Erica are your bartenders.
11am at Brooklyn Museum, $16 suggested
Experience the opening of this incredible site-specific installation in the Herstory Gallery. Brooklyn-based artist Chitra Ganesh has been using the iconography of mythology, literature and popular culture to bring to light feminist and queer narratives for more than a decade, and this work is no... (continued)
11am at Garis and Hahn, no cover
The group exhibition is unorthodox in presenting an entire MFA class in a New York City gallery upon graduation. The exhibit is a special opportunity for New York audiences to see a curated selection of work by this fresh group of twenty-one artists emerging from the highly influential MFA program.
12pm at Casa Frela, Free
Harlem's ONLY annual LGBT and artists of color celebration of self and identity opens June 11, 5 to 9 pm, at the Casa Frela Art Gallery, 47 West 119th Street, in the historic Mount Morris District of Harlem. VOICES is the ONLY annual art event in Harlem celebrating the LGBT pride of people of... (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 PTC Performance Space, $27.50
Based on EJ Stapleton’s critically acclaimed book, The Calico Buffalo is a compelling theatrical experience. When the first-born son to the Queen & the Chief of all buffalo arrives covered nose-tip to tail with the markings of a calico kitten, the entire buffalo nation is catapulted into the... (continued)
7pm at New Ohio Theatre, $18.00
Morgan Gould & Friends/ the New Ohio's 2015 Ice Factory Festival
Morgan Gould & Friends Presents...
LOSING TOM PECINKA
As Part of the New Ohio's 2015 Ice Factory Festival
PREPARE TO REIMAGINE YOUR DEFINITION OF THEATER
2pm at Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, Free with reservations
For visitors who are blind or have low vision, tours and workshops focused on the Guggenheim’s summer exhibitions are presented through Verbal Descriptions and touch.
6pm at Red Rooster, $175 VIP, $100 general admission
Join certified spirits specialist, Heather Dolland, author of the new book, Discovering the New York Craft Spirits Boom, (amazon.com/author/heatherdolland) at the Harlem Whiskey Festival’s Grand Tasting on July 8th. Come take part in expert advice on all things food and cocktails!
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)
varied at Leslie Lohman Museum of Gay and Lesbian Art, Free
Interface: Queer Artist Forming Community through Social Media is an eclectic mix of queer New York artists working in a wide variety of styles and mediums that became friends and colleagues through social media. This exhibition emblematizes a shifting time in the art world where technology allows... (continued)
9pm at Phoenix Bar, No Cover
Come down to Alphabet City's BEST GAY BAR - PHOENIX BAR- on WEDNESDAYS for RECESSION WEDNESDAYS aka My Big Gay Cheap Date!!! CHEAPEST DRINKS in town ALL DAY AND ALL NIGHT!! $4 WELL and SHOTS!!! $2 PINTS BUD/LIGHT. Not just happy hour but HAPPY DAY!!! Fire Island favorite DJ Susan Levine will... (continued)
6:30pm at Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, $18, $12 members, $8 students
In these intimate evening programs, contemporary authors read texts inspired by works on view in Storylines: Contemporary Art at the Guggenheim along with other selections of their choice. Each program is followed by a reception.
July 8: Michael Cunningham and Kathryn Harrison
July 22: Kenneth... (continued)
The neighborhood pub for all "the peeps" 365 gay days a year. Daily happy hour specials,...
Happy Hour: 5-7pm
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...
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