Events & Happenings in New York City!
Saturday, June 25, 2016
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9:30am at North Meadow Recreation Center, Central Park, Free
Get your body beach-ready for summer and take pleasure in views of the park’s landscapes while you’re at it. Ages 18 and up. Every Sat.
12pm at Cacio e Vino, $25
This popular and exciting tour explores the former social clubs, homes and haunts of some of the most influential 20th century mobsters, while uncovering the truth behind many Mafia legends. Discuss the Italian immigrant experience and the social, political and economical conditions which allowed organized gangsterism to thrive in the slums of New York City by the turn of the century. Also visit sites where Godfather, Mean Streets, Donnie Brasco, Sopranos and more were filmed. "MUST DO.." -Frommer's "YOU'LL BE AMAZED..." -NBC Tour is led by Eric Ferrara, a fourth-generation Little Italy native, published author, movie & TV consultant and founder of the award-winning Lower East Side History Project.
4pm at Henrietta Hudson, Free before 9pm/$10 after
Happy Hour 4pm to 7pm, free shots for the first 100 guests after 9pm. This is what NYC is all about - the busiest night of the week with sexy locals mixing with the bridge and tunnel crowd, world travelers and occasional random visits from celebrities! You never know who you are going to mix and mingle with. Resident DJ Culi runs deep with her signature sound, fusing clubby pop, dance and house. Hot go-go’s with show stopping performances each week. Email info@henriettahudson.com for party packages.
10pm at Bum Bum Bar, $10
The unique, the original, the best mixes, the best drinks and the best company. Entry price comes with a free drink!
10:30am at Museum of Modern Art, $25
Named after the New Jersey town where an apparition of the Virgin Mary allegedly appeared on the window of a house, Rachel Harrison’s room-sized multimedia work exemplifies a cross-disciplinary approach to making art.
12pm at ArtsWestchester, Free
ArtsWestchester is exploring what it means to be a woman today. The arts organization has announced its 2016 spring exhibition, called SHE: Deconstructing Female Identity.
9:30pm at NYU Residence, $20.00
It is time to include gay ghosts and observers of ghosts as part of the great ghost stories we tell along with stories we tell of Edgar Allan Poe, Aaron Burr, and many others
11pm at LAVO New York, $20-$30
LAVO NEW YORK NIGHTCLUB PRESENTS CANDYLAND WITH SHLIZK
Check website for times at Museum of Modern Art, $25
Major exhibition at The Museum of Modern Art examines the artist’s radical, innovative works. It will be on display from Saturday, March 26 until Sunday, July 24. The exhibition shows Edgar Degas, best known as a painter and chronicler of the ballet, at his most modern. Bringing new focus to his extraordinary and rarely seen monotype prints and their impact on his wider practice, Edgar Degas: A Strange New Beauty is the first exhibition in the U.S. in nearly 50 years to examine these radical, innovative works—and MoMA’s first exhibition devoted solely to the artist.
4pm at Cubbyhole, Free
Kick back at Happy Hour until 7pm every Saturday, with half-priced well drinks, wine and all beer. Guaranteed to be a fun night that doesn’t break the bank!
10pm at Metropolitan, Free
Every other Saturday: Metro-Sensual. Frankie Sharp (Westgay) invades Brooklyn with an evening of debauchery and overall madness. Featuring hot go-go boys, guest DJs and a guest host. It's ham gurl. Every other Saturday: Gag! As hosts of the longest running gay party in Brooklyn (10 years and counting!), DJ's Cameron and Zach will whip up a delicious mix of dirty dance and classics that will have your booty shaking into the wee hours of the night!
10pm at Metropolitan, Free
Every other Saturday: Metro-Sensual. Frankie Sharp (Westgay) invades Brooklyn with an evening of debauchery and overall madness. Featuring hot go-go boys, guest DJs and a guest host. It's ham gurl. Every other Saturday: Gag! As hosts of the longest running gay party in Brooklyn (10 years and counting!), DJ's Cameron and Zach will whip up a delicious mix of dirty dance and classics that will have your booty shaking into the wee hours of the night!
2pm at Ginger's, Free
Best buy Happy Hour: half price on all domestic beers and select liquors, 2pm to 8pm. It's all about the vibe. Daily $3.50 lemon drop shots and Ginger's draft for $5.
11am at Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, Free
In conjunction with the exhibition Moholy-Nagy: Future Present, this film program includes documentaries about László Moholy-Nagy and the Bauhaus, selections of abstract cinema, works by contemporary filmmakers inspired by the artist, and William Cameron Menzies’s 1936 classic Things to Come, for which Moholy-Nagy was commissioned to make special effects.
4pm at Cubbyhole, Free
Kick back at Happy Hour until 7pm every Saturday, with half-priced well drinks, wine and all beer. Guaranteed to be a fun night that doesn’t break the bank! #Cubbyhole
10pm at Bum Bum Bar, $10
The unique, the original, the best mixes, the best drinks and the best company. Entry price comes with a free drink!
2pm at Ginger's, Free
Best buy Happy Hour: half price on all domestic beers and select liquors, 2pm to 8pm. It's all about the vibe. Daily $3.50 lemon drop shots and Ginger's draft for $5.
9pm at The Experiment Comedy Gallery, $8 online $10 at door
THE WEEKEND DROP always brings you a diverse lineup of professional comedians! It's the best rootin'-tootin' weekly standup show in Williamsburg! Featuring comedians from TV, movies, and The Internet.Hosted by Camille Theobald, Camille Harris, and Mo Fathelbab. Saturdays at 9pm at The Experiment Comedy Gallery (272 Grand Street, Brooklyn, NY 11211).
4pm at Henrietta Hudson, Free before 10pm/$12 after
Happy Hour 4pm to 7pm, free shots for the first 100 guests after 9pm. This is what NYC is all about - the busiest night of the week with sexy locals mixing with the bridge and tunnel crowd and world travelers (with occasional random visits from celebrities!). You never know who you’ll meet! Resident DJ Culi runs deep with her signature sound, fusing clubby pop, dance and house. Hot go-go’s and show stopping performances each week! Email info@henriettahudson.com for party packages.
8pm at The Joyce Theater, $10-$50
RIOULT Dance NY, a leading American modern dance company with a classic sensibility, returns to The Joyce Theater. An established name in modern dance with a reputation for performing sensual, articulate, and exquisitely musical works, RIOULT Dance NY performs two programs. WOMEN ON THE EDGE…Unsung Heroines of the Trojan War examines the role of women in times of conflict and features the World Premiere of Cassandra’s Curse, set to live music. The second program is distinguished by the New York City premiere of Polymorphous, a piece exploring the subjectivity of perception through movement and technology; Duets, a suite of magnificent duets drawn from some of Pascal Rioult’s finest dances; and two repertory works. Kathl
5pm at Output, $15
Enjoy breathtaking sunset views of the city with fresh beats served up by JTC and Mike Simonetti on the turntables. https://www.ticketfly.com/purchase/event/1228651?utm_medium=bks
5pm at The Paradise Factory, $18
This summer The Farm Theater is pleased to present Padraic Lillis’ solo show, Hope You Get to Eleven, or What Are We Going to Do About Sally?, directed by Scott Illingworth and presented as part of the 8th Annual Planet Connections Theatre Festivity. Performances will be on June 23 at 7:30pm, June 25 at 5pm, June 29 at 7:30pm, and July 3 at 4:30pm at The Paradise Factory (64 East 4th Street between 2nd Avenue and Bowery). Tickets ($18) are available online at www.planetconnections.org or by calling 866-811-4111. Proceeds from the show will benefit the National Suicide Prevention Network.
11am at NYC Museum School, Free
Join over 30 local handmade artists and crafters selling handcrafted jewelry, clothing, pet accessories, bath and body, home décor, art, ceramics and more. Adding to the festivities will be NYC Animal Care and Control’s adoption van, mindfulness classes, a craft make-and-take table, Samba lesson and parade, and an appearance by Mr. Corey’s Cookies. Come shop, learn, create, dance, pet, and eat at the outdoor Summer Craftstravaganza! This event is organized by Fair Lady Markets and is a benefit for the NYC Museum School.
4:30pm at Governors Island, FREE
Choreographer Danielle Russo presents "Salome, and the anatomy of invisible corners", an intimate, site-specific dance theater production buried in the guts of an abandoned pool on Governors Island's South Battery, contemplating obedience, ritual and the ritual body.Weekend ferries run from Manhattan & Brooklyn for only $0 - $2, round trip.
6pm at The PIT, $10
'Broad Shoulders' is comedian/writer Matt Smith’s one-man show that explores the strength and spirit of the female influences in his life, including his mother, his therapist, and the cast of 'Designing Women'. With his unique brand of saucy self-deprecation, he’ll share his irreverent take on some of his life's greatest struggles, including anxiety, alcoholism, and ass.
12pm at Lesbian Herstory Archives, Free
Lesbian Herstory Archives Open House/Tours. Always wanted a tour of the Archives? Here's your chance. Or browse on your own. Then march with us in the Annual New York City Dyke March at 5pm.
10pm at Lot 45, $8
Head out to Brooklyn to join Hot Rabbit for the hottest bi-monthly queer party in the city! Two Saturdays a month, they hit you with some of the best DJs in NYC at one of Bushwick's sexiest venues. Always providing vogue-go magic and special performances, this party delivers.
2pm & 8pm at The Joyce Theater, $10-$50
An established name in modern dance with a reputation for performing sensual, articulate, and exquisitely musical works, RIOULT Dance NY performs two programs. WOMEN ON THE EDGE examines the role of women in times of conflict and features the World Premiere of Cassandra’s Curse, set to live music. The second program is distinguished by the New York City premiere of Polymorphous, a piece exploring the subjectivity of perception through movement and technology; Duets, a suite of magnificent duets drawn from some of Pascal Rioult’s finest dances; and two repertory works.
6pm at Paerdegat Park in East Flatbush, Free
Ardea Arts announces BOUNCE The Basketball Opera, their latest project in development. Showcase performances will take place at Paerdegat Park in East Flatbush, Brooklyn Saturday-Monday June 25-27, 2016 at 6pm. For more information, visit www.ardeaarts.com/bounce/. BOUNCE is grounded in pressing issues facing today’s youth. Based on the Greek myth The Flight of Icarus, BOUNCE tells the story of Ike “The Flight” Harris, a high school basketball star bound for stardom. Audiences will see if “Flight” can rebound from the emotional and physical pain of gun violence as the story plays out on local basketball courts across the country.
9am at Prospect Park, Free - $35
Join SeriousFun Children’s Network at the first-ever SeriousFun Messtival, and help give kids with serious illness the fun they deserve by experiencing your own seriously fun, messy camp day. Epic activities include: 100 ft. Zip Line * Dunk Tank * Paint Archery * SeriousFun Run * Pie Face Tournament * Human Tie-Dye Machine * Live Entertainment * Photo Booth * Camp-Inspired Mess Hall * Food trucks and so much more! Register at www.seriousfunmesstival.com to participate — all proceeds benefit SeriousFun Children’s Network which provides seriously fun camp experiences for kids with serious illness across the globe — always free of charge. And don’t forget to upload your messy selfie here with #seriousfunmesstival
11:30pm at The Harbor Lights Yacht, $50+
Join DJ Missy B for this Pride weekend all white midnight cruise spectacular onboard the gorgeous Harbor Lights Yacht! Music orchestrated by DJs Missy B, Trini, Craig, Nyce and Masai! Don’t miss the DJ Battle of the Sexes 2016, two levels of music, a complimentary buffet, live entertainment and so much more! This event is always sod out, so get your tickets today!
10pm at Lot 45, $15/$20
Bad Habit Pride is proud to once again be the official after party of the NYC Dyke March! A portion of all proceeds will benefit the NYC Dyke March, and all the Dyke Marshals will be present for this rockin’ event! World-renowned DJ Sveta from Australia will be spinning! Special musical performances by dance-pop-rapper Rica Shay and magical space unicorns Andrew Barrett Cox & The Cosmic Generation! Vogue-go dance styles by the legendary Omari Mizrahi and The House of Olympus! Drink specials! Food available in the garden ‘til 2am. Bottle service available upon request, with comped entry for the host of the table.
9pm at Watermark Bar, $27.37+
Proudly presented by Henrietta Hudson and Miss Mugshot Events, Siren Girl Pride NYC is poised to be the biggest, baddest and best ever at the illustrious Watermark at The South Street Seaport: Pier 15. Enjoy waterfront views on a sweeping pier overlooking three bridges! Kitchen and bar open until 4am! Headlining DJ Whitney Day will rock the house with a live performance by Nina Sky! Also featuring: international celesbian Daniela Sea spinning with DJ Gunn Lundemo bringing The L Word fierceness, NYC's most notorious DJs including DJ RosyQ and DJ Nikki Lions! NYC's hottest go-go’s by Black Haus Creative & Maria Kent! Photography by Grace Chu. A portion of all proceeds to benefit Astraea Lesbian Foundation for Justice and The Ellie Conant Fund. Please join with Melissa Saks to celebrate Pride as Ellie would have wanted.
9:30pm at Branded Saloon, Check the website
Established in 2006, Switch n’ Play is a Brooklyn drag collective and “queer in every sense of the word.” Their performances are legendary, and they’re producing this monthly drag and burlesque show at Branded Saloon. SnP brings their guts and glitter to the stage every fourth Saturday of the month alongside rotating special guests who always happen to be some of the best burlesque and drag performers in NYC!
3pm at Amsterdam Whitney Gallery
AMSTERDAM WHITNEY GALLERY, located on the Ground Floor of 531 West 25th Street, Chelsea, New York City, is proud to show in its JUNE 21-AUGUST 20, 2016 Exhibition leading Contemporary Master Artists whose work explores the abstract, figurative and natural worlds, exalting the realm of the aesthetic through brilliant coloration and dazzling form. This special “Mid-Summer Night’s Dream” exhibition , highlighted by the Gala Champagne Reception on Saturday, June 25th, offers a magical tribute which will enchant the senses of both art acquisitiors and art aficionados alike with its incandescent renewal and hypnotic regeneration of the visual realm.
6pm at The Wythe Hotel, Free
Be sure to hit Posture Magazine’s Official Pride Party on the gorgeous rooftop of the Wythe Hotel. DJs Ushka and LSDXOXO will be providing killer beats while you party hard with some of the city’s most fashionable, artistic and open individuals!
8pm at Slate NYC, $20+
Join 1,000+ women for NYC’s iconic mega dance party for women during Pride weekend! Headlining DJ Citizen Jane will be killing it on the decks with help from featured DJs Stacy, Monstar and Melly Mel. Six of New Yorks’s finest promoters join forces on this amazing event. Brought to you by Stacy of Stonewall Inn, Kate of Lovergirlnyc, girlNATIONnyc, Danielle Presents, SPICE NYC Events and Las Reinas Ent. This is the ONLY official after party for NYC Pride’s women’s dance party, Teaze. Kitchen open until 2am. Now in its 17th year, this is always a sold out event. Early bird tickets available now on the website!
8pm at Bam, $20 advance/$25 door/$75 rooftop social
After sold out events for the last five years, Everybooty is returning to take over the entire four-floor Fisher Building (including an incredible rooftop) for one QUEER night that mashes up performance, bands, art, DJs and readings, and brings together Spank and Sarah Jenny for an over-the-top-not-to-be-missed sensational event. This four-floor, more-is-more art party will have the glitteriest critters of the queer art and nightlife worlds! Proudly sponsored by GO Magazine!
11pm at B.B. King, $20 advance/$30 VIP advance/$20 until midnight/$40
Celebrate Pride in the city that never sleeps with Kate of Lovergirlnyc, NYDreamgyrl, NYPrideEuphoria, Dreamz & Reality, Turn Up The Music Ent, Dalyfeofdaparty and Girly of SOLÉ bringing you NirvanaNY’s Pride Saturday blowout! Beats by DJ Mary Mac and DJ Unk da Boss! Party with amazing women and feel the Pride!
3pm at Pier 26, $25+
Teaze (formerly Rapture on the River) is NYC Pride’s exclusive Saturday event for women. This year’s star DJ lineup includes DJ Samantha Ronson, DJ Toni*K, and DJ Tatiana! They’re shaking things up for 2016, with interactive experiences, celebrity performances, and much more!
10am at Dutchess County Fairgrounds, $10/$9 seniors/$4 children
The 4th Annual Rhinebeck Arts Festival at the Dutchess County Fairgrounds will be a celebration of artistic expression in its many forms with a main focus on craft and visual art. This unusual and exciting shopping experience will include 200 outstanding American makers, live music, demonstrations, hands-on art encounters, children's activities, gourmet food and beverages and more! Free parking. Rain or shine. No pets allowed. www.artrider.com

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