Events & Happenings in New York City!
Thursday, March 26, 2015
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.
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.
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)
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)
10pm at Metropolitan, free
Half-price draft beer every Thursday. First Thursdays: Substance. DJ ManiLa Ice provides the visuals and mans the DJ booth with a mix of soul/electro/new wave/pop. Second Thursdays: Rotating parties—call or check Facebook for the latest. Third Thursdays: Alotta Stuff Auction (8pm-11pm). Drag stars... (continued)
7pm at GO Mag, free
Come check out the sexiest new Thursday party for women. Enjoy the intimate, luxurious space that brings you way back to the Gatsby-era 1920s while a rotating list of some of the city's hottest DJs spin until the wee hours and bartenders Laura and Evan keep you happy all night long. Come party with... (continued)
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 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.
12pm 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)
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.
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.
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 AOA Bar and Grill, free
The fabulous DJ Nikki Lions will be working her magic on the turntables! Happy Hour from 4pm to 7pm!
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)
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)
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)
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 Pier 60, $500 and up
Every year, this event is a veritable who’s-who in entertainment, fashion, media, business, fine art and design, and they have one common goal: advancing Bailey House’s mission. All proceeds from the dinner and auction go directly to providing much-needed housing and supportive services for Bailey... (continued)
5pm 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)
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)
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)
4pm at Henrietta Hudson, free
Start your weekend early this Thursday with Therapy Thursdays! No cover all night and 2-for-1 happy hour prices until midnight. Come listen to a rotating lineup of NYC's finest DJs and dance with one of the sexiest Thursday night crowds in NYC! Young fresh crowd and super-cool vibe! Booker on the... (continued)
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.
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)
9:30pm at Carolines On Broadway, $16.50
Drawing on the late-night tradition from Carson to Cavett to Conan, host Scott Rogowsky and his sidekick/dad Marty welcome an eclectic mix of comedians, musicians, authors, actors, and local celebs to the couch for a unique live talk show experience that needs to be experienced to be... (continued)
12pm at Brooklyn Historical Society, $10 suggested
This inspiring, long-term exhibition showcases the unsung heroes of Brooklyn's anti-slavery movement. Their revolutionary visions of freedom and equality helped change their city and nation, and this exhibit is a sight to see. Thru Winter 2018.
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...