Events & Happenings in New York City!
Wednesday, April 1, 2015
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)
4pm at AOA Bar and Grill, free
Don't miss AOA's late night snack edition featuring their amazing brick wood oven pizzas and pretzels! Happy Hour from 4pm to 7pm!
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. They have a huge year-round patio for cruising and... (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.
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.
check website at James J Walker Field, $20.00
Ladies Village Soccer is a women's only soccer team.
We are a casual network of Ladies who are queer friendly.
No experience necessary - We mix the teams with players who are experienced soccer players and those who just want an excuse to get all sweaty with some lovely ladies.
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)
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)
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.
7pm at The Laurie Beechman Theatre, $15
Gypsy jazz, jump jive, latin grooves, vaudeville, swing, and world-beat originals on anything from the piano to the spoons! Award winning song-writer, story teller, 1920's crooner, her boundless energy is hard to ignore. This British transplant has worked with the Indigo Girls, Richie Havens, Judy... (continued)
5:30pm at Bronx Museum of the Arts, free
Hop off The Bronx Trolley at the Bronx Museum and hear a reading of excerpts from the book Bronx Memoir Project by Bronx Writers Center Director Charlie Vázquez. The Bronx Council on the Arts (BCA) and the Bronx Writers Center released the book , an unprecedented collection of over fifty fragments... (continued)
8pm at Music Hall of Williamsburg, $25
If you’re not familiar with the music of Twin Shadow, a/k/a George Lewis, Jr., this is an inexpensive opportunity to see the extraordinary synthpop/chillwave artist perform a mix of old and new songs.
6:30pm at Center for Jewish History, Free
Synagogues of New York: History, Architecture, and Community
Presented by Leo Baeck Institute, Center for Jewish History, American Jewish Historical Society, American Sephardi Federation and Yeshiva University Museum
In recognition of the 50th anniversary of the establishment of New... (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)
10pm at Metropolitan, free
$3 PBR tallboys and $6 PBR/shot specials. Haruka Salt and Jessamess kill it on the beats all night. Leslie and Danielle are your bartenders! This will be a night to remember.
7:30pm at The Delancey, free
Local Artist Rachel Burrell and Dj Lovely present MIXED PLEASURES a monthly arts showcase and open mic. Mixed Pleasures began in November of 2013 and continues to offer NYC underground art lovers exposure to indie artists. We provide an intimate experience for art lovers who crave local and rare... (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)
2pm & 8pm at Walter Kerr Theatre, $42-$250
Monty Navarro stands to inherit a family fortune, but he must wait for his relatives to depart this life before he can claim it. That leaves just one question: How’s he gonna kill them? This hilarious comedy stars Jefferson Mays, Bryce Pinkham and a talented supporting cast. Thru Apr 12.
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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