Events & Happenings in New York City!
Thursday, September 29, 2016
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10pm at House of Yes, Free
Red Carpets. Silver Screens. Lights. Camera. So Much Action. We’re bringing the Hollywood love to House of Yes for a special edition of Dirty Thursday! Costume theme for this one is Movie Stars…. so run with it. Come an old Hollywood star, Famous B-List Actress, or any movie star you slightly resemble. Even just a little bit. ALSO: This is the official Opening Night Party for Bushwick Film Fest so we’re going to rage super hard with real film makers, actors, agents, editors and their entourage! Get off your phone. Get into the groove. 21+ RSVP:
4pm at Laci's Tapas Bar, Check website for price
If you're a feminist who loves tapas, come on over to Laci’s. Named one of the best feminist eating destinations in upstate New York, the powerful female owners really know how to draw a crowd. To try their platters and desserts, make a reservation.
11am - 7pm at ANTHOM, Free
The completely sustainable, Parisian sneaker VEJA is making its official debut in New York with a month-long pop-up at ANTHOM in SoHo. The sneaker has been a hit in France for ten years, but is just making its way to New York. For men and women, they're the the preferred kicks of French street artists….and Marion Cotillard has called them her favorite brand alongside Dior. This pop-up shop will be the first time the complete collection of VEJA sneakers will be in New York. For more info on VEJA, visit Questions? Visit
7:30 - 9:30pm at Gene Frankel Theater, $25
COMMENCING: A Night of Jane Shepard Shorts. From Jane's Kickass Plays for Women -Commencing, Friends of the Deceased and NINE. In Commencing, Kelli can't wait for the blind date her friends have set her up on. Until it turns out to be one very disappointed lesbian named Arlin. Mutually appalled, yet appallingly intrigued, they proceed to pull the screws loose on both straight and gay women's culture, to find the common ground beneath in the search for love and self. In Friends of The Deceased, An embittered widow lies in wait at her husband's grave for the appearance his mistress, and encounters a soulful teen. In NINE two women are held in a life-threatening situation and the mind games they play to keep one
6pm at Bloomingdale's 59th Street, Free
Charlotte Tilbury, the world renowned makeup artist known for creating flawless red-carpet looks, brings her covetable skincare and makeup range to Bloomingdale's. Join Charlotte for an exclusive magical artistry event and meet and greet.
11am - 1pm at Bloomingdale's 59th Street, $125
Discover Charlotte’s red carpet skincare and makeup secrets, and become immersed in the world of makeup magic. Enjoy a light brunch, and recreate two of the worlds #1 makeup artist’s iconic looks. Your $125 reservation fee is credited toward your beauty purchase. To book your appointments for the Charlotte Tilbury Master Class, please reply to 212-705-3746 or
7:30 - 9:30pm at Bureau of General Studies - Queer Division, $5 suggested donation, no required fee
Jendi Reiter kicks off her book tour for her debut novel, Two Natures (Saddle Road Press), the spiritual coming-of-age story of a New York City fashion photographer during the 1990s AIDS crisis. Midwest Book Review calls it "a powerful saga" with "intense revelations about what it means to be both Christian and gay". Charlie Bondhus will read from the revised (and remixed!) edition of his first book, How the Boy Might See It (reissued last year by Jane's Boy Press), plus new work. His most recent book, All the Heat We Could Carry--voiced by a veteran of the Afghanistan war and his homefront lover--won the 2014 Thom Gunn Award for Gay Poetry.
7:30-9pm at The TAI Group, $20
Outside/Inside by Jenny Seidelman Directed by Audrey Alford Tickets $20 at Should people adopt children outside of their race? Chinese American Ken isn't so sure after meeting his boss's daughter, Hannah. His assumptions come to a head at an outrageous dinner party that leaves him and his Caucasian wife, Lacy scrambling. This romantic comedy will make "cultural sensitivity training" sound like a great idea! Featuring Katie Braden, Diane Chen, Eric Elizaga, Kurt Grube, and Jenn Remke The TAI Group, 150 W 30th St, 14th Floor, NYC
11am - 6pm at The Metropolitan Pavilion, $20
The Affordable Art Fair NYC will once again gather a dynamic group of galleries to delight your art-curious mind with emerging and established artworks. From September 28 – October 2, 2016 the fair will welcome 74 exhibitors from locations like Brooklyn, Buenos Aires, Istanbul and Tokyo. The Affordable Art Fair’s mission of democratizing art is simple, yet unique: we create a friendly and inspiring atmosphere in which you can find thousands of original paintings, prints, sculptures and photographs all under one roof and from prices ranging between $100 to $10,000, with more than half priced under $5,000. Visit for more information and to purchase tickets.
all day at The Pierre Hotel, $1,000
Not all dementia is Alzheimer’s. The most common form for people under age 60 is FTD. The Association for Frontotemporal Degeneration (AFTD) is the leading nonprofit working to improve quality of life for people affected by FTD, and to drive research to a cure. The inaugural Hope Rising Benefit is the largest event of its kind ever hosted by AFTD, targeting increased awareness of FTD and support needed to accelerate AFTD’s mission. Those gathered on 9/29 will play a vital role in advancing: collaborative research; increased awareness; vital support for those directly impacted; education for healthcare professionals; and advocacy for appropriate, affordable services.
7pm at The Stonewall Inn, $19.99
In the last five years, Bunny has performed two sold out solo shows at La Escuelita. But that venue closed! So Bunny is bringing her latest blend of raucous, irreverent comedy to the even more legendary Stonewall Inn. And if you thought Stonewall was a riot, don't miss Bunny in this limited run of Trans-Jester.

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