Events & Happenings in New York City!
Wednesday, July 27, 2016
10pm at The Woods, Free
Misster is a weekly Wednesday night dance party for the cutest girls in NYC. DJ Amber Valentine and weekly guest DJs play the good-time jams all night long - everything from hip-hop to dance and house music; theyíve got you covered! Huge year-round patio for cruising and boozing, with food by the acclaimed LandHaus NY. Come early and stay late. Never a cover - always a good time!
5pm at Ginger's, Free
Best buy Happy Hour: half-price on all domestic beers and select liquors, 5pm to 8pm, daily. Barkeep Perry serves daily special tequila hot shots for $3.50, Ginger's draft for $5 and free nibbles. Back garden open!
5pm at Bum Bum Bar, Free
Add some wackiness to your hump day at the oldest lesbian bar in Queens! Enjoy Happy Hour from 5pm to 8pm and beer buckets for $18 all night long. Karaoke all night!
8pm at Metropolitan, Free
Alotta Trivia (8pm to 10pm). Alotta McGriddles hosts this trivia night with rotating themes every week! Including but not limited to: Harry Potter, Disney, Game of Thrones, Friends, Will & Grace and more! Win a pitcher of Bud Light every round. $25 bar tab at the end of the night for big winners! Cakes (10pm). $3 PBR tallboys and $6 PBR/shots. DJ Matty Beats Horrorchata arms the turntables for this weekly romp into debauchery and eye candy.
7pm at Various Parks Throughout NYC, Free
Hip to Hip Theatre Company celebrates its tenth season of Free Shakespeare in the Parks with the sparkling comedy As You Like It and venerable tragedy Julius Caesar. The plays will tour in repertory to 11 New York City area parks, with special gala performances in Southampton and Jersey City. 35 theatre artists. 2 exciting plays, 13 diverse parks: July 27-August 28.
4pm at 304 Hawley Ave, Check the website to see the price
If you're a feminist that loves tapas, come on over to Laciís. Named one of the best feminist eating destinations in upstate New York, these powerful women owners really know how to draw a crowd. To try their platters and desserts, make a reservation.
7:30pm at Cubbyhole, Free
Get over hump day with $4 drink specials from 7pm to 1am, plus Happy Hour until 7pm with half-priced well drinks, wine and all beer. Great neighborhood vibe! #Cubbyhole
4pm at Henrietta Hudson, Free
Happy Hour until 7pm. This is the ultimate after-work networking party to celebrate hump day. Resident DJ Culi satisfies your hunger for a cool, relaxed vibe with a perfect blend of pop, funk, house and Latin styles all night! Bargirls Desiree and Dot serve up the good stuff, with $4 Bud drafts and $5 Margaritas all night. This party is the perfect boost to get you through the rest of the week!
7pm at John Jay College Rooftop Plaza, $25 online, $30 at the door
CUNY Dance Initiative and John Jay College, in collaboration with Kinesis Project dance theatre present IN PERSISTENCE OF MEMORY, a lush outdoor performance shaped specifically for the gorgeous rooftop plaza at John Jay College, 860 11th Avenue, NYC on July 27 and 28, 2016 at 7pm. Tickets are $25 online at http://kinesisproject.eventbrite.com/?aff=MT, or $30 at the door. The performance utilizes beautiful, fierce, expansive, playful and gestural movement to pursue the imperfection of memory. Through the choreography of bodies, image, space and sound on the open-air rooftop terrace, the dance unfolds before the audience.
6:30pm at Dev Bootcamp, $0-$40
Want to know how to market yourself to employers as someone switching careers? Unsure of how to position your past experience to show you can be successful in the role and industry you want next? Your Next Move is a hands-on workshop focused specifically on those making a change into a new type of role or industry.
Check website for times at Urban Bush Women, Check website for price
ďSLIĒ is our annual 10-day intensive that serves as the foundation for all of UBWís community engagement activities. For Urban Bush Women's 16th SLI themed "You, Me, We Ė Understanding Internalized Racial Oppression and How it Manifests in Our Artistic Community," we will help us answer these important questions:
Do we find ourselves striving for pre-defined ideas of beauty and excellence?
Does our work challenge or recreate dominant frameworks and systems of policing that ignore history, culture, power and lineage?
At You, Me, We - we will find our individual and collective power together!
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 Harrisonís room-sized multimedia work exemplifies a cross-disciplinary approach to making art.
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.
"YOU'LL BE AMAZED..."
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.
11pm at Bravo Channel, Free
Join provocative host Andy Cohen in the Bravo clubhouse for shenanigans galore with celebrity and ďBravolebrityĒ guests. Now in its 13th season, the interactive show features guest interviews, caller questions and social media. Airs Sun-Thur nights.
8:30pm at Annoyance Theatre, $10
Pegasus is a solo sketch show written and performed by Amanda Xeller (Peggylouloulouloulou; headlined Ladyfest). Itís not a narrative. Itís not autobiographical. Itís not about big fat winged hippos. Itís hyper-poetry comedy featuring characters and scenarios that are earnest, honest, wonderful, and, of course, very very silly. Directed by Joey Dundale (Michael Jordan's Steakhouse; Holy Fuck Comedy Hour) from Miami, Florida.