Events & Happenings in New York City!
Friday, March 27, 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)
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.
4pm at Henrietta Hudson, free before 9pm/$10 after
Turnt Up just got hotter with the world famous Pin Up Girls performing their signature "burlesque" Friday nights, with founder Vixen Romeo and her tribe serving cherry lipstick, glitz and garters! The all-new Henrietta Hudson presents Turnt Up Friday with DJ Nikki Lions throwing it down... (continued)
10pm at Bum Bum Bar, free
Every Friday there's a different theme and a different promoter doing their thing. Come enjoy all the diversity!
10pm at Stonewall, 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 Kristine and Stacy get the packed dance floor moving. Poppi and Michelle sling cheap drinks and liquid courage.
5pm at Ginger's, free
Best buy happy hour: half-price on all domestic beers and selected liquors, 5pm-8pm daily. Groove your arse off to guest DJs, sassy pink pussy cat cocktails or Ginger's draft for $5 at Brooklyn's G-spot. Bartenders Christina and Shane.
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.
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.
11am at Rogue Space Chelsea, free
Representing 30 emerging and established artists from the Tibetan Plateau and around the world, Transcending Tibet is a landmark exhibit of newly commissioned work.
Mining the visual and material history of both Tibet and the modern world – reappropriating iconography, playing boldly with... (continued)
10pm at Hope Garage, No Cover b4 midnight $5 after
Set it off...Queer Hip Hop Dance Party. Remember your dance moves cause this party is pure fire. cuties everywhere for your viewing pleasure.
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)
10am at George Billis Gallery, free
Artist Basil Alkazzi welcomes Spring's arrival with a new series of gouache on handmade paper inspired by the flora, fauna, sea, and landscapes of Monaco and the South of France where he resides. Alkazzi’s paintings portray the splendor and the mysteries of nature. The paintings portray lush... (continued)
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.
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.
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.
10pm at The Monster, free w weekly password from Fbook page
Rotating kickass queer go-go artists, live performers, and dance DJs every Friday! $5 Heinekens and $5 vodka sea/bay breezes (cash only). $9 frozen margaritas, the city's strongest, upstairs. $2 coat check.
10pm at Metropolitan, free
Drink specials all night. Happy hour from 3pm-8pm with 2-for-1 domestic beer and well drinks. First Fridays: Divine Decadence with DJ Dario Speedwagon and Mikey B. Second Fridays: Kooks! With DJ Michael Cavadias. Third Fridays: Jizz with DJ Josh Sparber. Fourth Fridays: DJ Jack Davenport. Fifth... (continued)
6pm at The Bronx Museum of the Arts, free
Friday, March 27, from 6:00pm to 10:00pm
Kicking off the 16th Annual Havana Film Festival New York, The Bronx Museum will host a screening of Rumba Clave Blen Blen Blen, followed by a special performance by Dayramir Gonzalez & Habana enTrance. Music by DJ ASHO. By paying homage to the grand... (continued)
12am at Creek and the Cave, Free
Stand-up Brandon Collins hosts BC’s Live Read, a new monthly series during which a lovable movie is read live from start to finish. This time around, Collins and friends (Troy Alan, Alexis Guerreros, Matthew Maragno, Anthony Devito) recite the violent, unnerving Quentin Tarantino’s “Reservoir... (continued)
8pm at The York Theatre Company at Citicorp Center, $0-$15
In part III of its Spring Theatre Festival honoring three generations of musical writers – Richard Rodgers, Mary Rodgers & Adam Guettel, Marymount Manhattan College (MMC), and its celebrated musical theatre program, presents Mary Rodgers’ Once Upon a Mattress, a comic musical retelling of Hans... (continued)
10am at New York Historical Society, $19 adults/$12 students/$15 seniors
This fascinating exhibition explores the vast history of trade and immigration between China and the U.S.—a history that involved New York ports from its earliest beginnings—and asks the question, “What does it mean to be an American?” Thru Apr 19.
8am at Resorts World Casino, check website
Kick off your weekend at Resorts World Casino, live DJ, performances by talented musicians and entertainers, and, of course, all kinds of video slots and table games.
10pm at The Laurie Beechman Theater, $20
LADY GAGA: #ARTBIRTH combines vaudevillian comedy with ARTPOP outrageousness. The premise is that Lady Gaga is pregnant and she has decided to give birth in front of her most devoted fans -- the ultimate performance art piece. Full of dancing, singing and barfing, #ARTBIRTH will revolutionize the... (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.
6pm 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)
8pm at Producer's Club, $20 online, $25 at the door
A collection of your absolute favorite showstoppers encompassing over seven decades of music all in one show! Hosted by your favorite live-singing drag diva hostess with the mostest, Miss Robusta Capp!
Starring (alphabetical order): Jane Aquilina, Alexis Braxton, Lindsey Cline, Sean Driscoll,... (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)
4pm at AOA Bar and Grill, free
Don't miss the master herself, DJ Stacy on the turntables! Happy Hour from 4pm to 7pm!
4pm at Cubbyhole, free
Cubbyhole is the place to start out your favorite day of the week with happy hour until 7pm featuring half-priced well drinks, wines and all beers.
Time TBA at THE DEN, Time and cover TBA
Every fourth Friday of the month, ladies take over New Jersey's
long-running gay nightclub for dancing and debauchery. DJ Maria is on the
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)
check website at Temporary Storage Galleries @ Brooklyn Fire Proof, $15
The Fourth Annual Brooklyn Girl Film Festival is back! This time in East Williamsburg at the Brooklyn Fire Proof Temporary Storage Galleries the Temporary Storage Gallereries. The festival showcases the work of local women writer/directors as well as national and international female... (continued)
7pm 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,...
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...