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10am at BLANK SPACE, Free
BLANK SPACE is pleased to announce the second solo exhibition with the New York-based artist Antoinette Wysocki titled Wallflower at the new gallery space on 30 Gansevoort Street. Wysocki’s new series of paintings focus on the artist’s meditation on nature and its inherent language that incessantly... (continued)
11am at Amsterdam Whitney Gallery, n/a
AMSTERDAM WHITNEY GALLERY, 511 West 25th Street, Chelsea, New York City, is proud to showcase in its exhilarating AUGUST 28-OCTOBER 6, 2015 exhibition leading Contemporary Master Artists whose works explore the abstract, figurative and natural worlds, exalting the realm of the aesthetic through... (continued)
10pm at Opus, No Cover Before Midnight
SUGAR Each & Every Friday NYC's Ladies Party @ Opus 51 55 Gansevoort Street NYC 10014 EveryOne Free Until Midnight Doors Open @ 10pm Rotating NYC's Hottest Female Djs Playing The Best In TOP 40, HOUSE, EDM, HIPHOP, LATIN, REGGAE Early Bird Drink Specials until... (continued)
various times at Downtown Jersey City, free
The Pride Festival week will kick off with the official Pride Festival Press Conference and will feature events including: entertainment nights, live performances, health and fitness activities and festival after parties. This year’s event is being co-hosted by Gayborhood Jersey City and Humanity... (continued)
4pm at Henrietta Hudson, free before 9pm/$10 after
Free Sex On The Beach shots for the first 100 guests! Turnt Up Fridays just got way hotter with Switch N' Play bringing it with amazing drag kings, queens and burlesque! DJ Nikki Lions will be on the decks all night keeping you moving! 
9:30am, 10:30am, noon and 1:30pm at Bike and Roll NYC, $40.00
With the end of summer approaching, take advantage of the sunshine while staying active on New York City’s Bike and Roll NYC Guided Tours. August will offer a variety of Guided Bike Tours, including: Bike Central Park, Bike the Brooklyn Bridge, Bike around Downtown, New York at Night Tour and... (continued)
2pm at Bike and Roll NYC, $50.00
With the end of summer approaching, take advantage of the sunshine while staying active on New York City’s Bike and Roll NYC Guided Tours. August will offer a variety of Guided Bike Tours, including: Bike Central Park, Bike the Brooklyn Bridge, Bike around Downtown, New York at Night Tour and... (continued)
check website at Leslie Lohman Museum of Gay and Lesbian Art, FREE
"On the Domestic Front: Scenes of Everyday Queer Life" features some 70 works drawn mostly from the Leslie-Lohman Museum collection and answers the question, "What do gay people do when they're not having sex?" These diverse works demonstrate the uniqueness as well as the... (continued)
10pm at Hope Garage, NO Cover B4 Midnight /5 after
Weekly Friday Night Hip Hop Party A Space for queer people who want to get down to hip hop, old school 90s throwbacks, new school , RN B and Slow jams..and occasions BBQ Jams. this is a party for all !!! No barriers in a safe space.
1pm at ONETWENTYEIGHT, free
RACIALITY is a group show asking the question, “What is the racial reality of the life today?” and will feature a panel discussion at 6:30 during the opening reception on Aug 14, 2015.
8pm at Theatre at St. Clements, $69
Hot on the high heels of last year’s acclaimed sold-out production, the madcap comedy DROP DEAD PERFECT, starring the legendary Everett Quinton returns to the Theatre at St. Clements for a limited 8-week engagement Off-Broadway with an opening set for Sunday, August 23rd. The playing schedule for... (continued)
1:30pm at Bike and Roll NYC, $59.00
With the end of summer approaching, take advantage of the sunshine while staying active on New York City’s Bike and Roll NYC Guided Tours. August will offer a variety of Guided Bike Tours, including: Bike Central Park, Bike the Brooklyn Bridge, Bike around Downtown, New York at Night Tour and... (continued)
10pm at Bum Bum Bar, free
Every Friday there's a different theme and a different promoter doing their thing.
10pm at Stonewall Inn, free
Come and see why this is the longest running Friday weekly LGBT dance party at the legendary West Village hotspot! High energy go-go girls rock the stage while rotating DJs get the packed dance floor moving. Fun, friendly and hot bartenders sling cheap drinks so you can make your own herstory where... (continued)
check website at Baruch Performing Arts Center, Free
Songs of the Soul Concert for Inner Peace, featuring a host of musicians from around the world. Friday, August 28th at 7:30 p.m. Baruch Performing Arts Center, Mason Hall 17 Lexington Avenue New York, NY Free Admission 212-380-8153 www.songsofthesoul.com An evening of music... (continued)
8:30pm at The Fillmore Room, $20 admission with a two drink minimum
Come down to The Fillmore Room to laugh the week away the Refried Comedy Show on Friday, August 28th., beginning at 8:30 pm. Harrison Greenbaum (NBC's Last Comic Standing, Katie Couric), and Aaron Berg (Adult Swim) will headline this week's show - which is sure to fill Chelsea’s newest restaurant... (continued)
6:30pm at Manhattan Repertory Theatre, $20
A pirate with a checkered past embarks on her most dangerous adventure yet...winning the heart of the most terrifying woman in town--a powerful sorceress with a bad attitude! Best buds Juan and Rico are relaxing at the beach when they fish out Penzima, a lady pirate who lost it all in a... (continued)
7pm at The DROM (Venue #6), $18.00
Sex, humor, and a hefty dose of rock 'n roll are the ingredients of this visually dynamic operetta. Brooklyn band Level II serves up a feast of songs chronicling the romantic misadventures of two lonely kids in the big city. Written & directed by Ben Folstein. Part of The New York... (continued)
8:45pm at UNDER St. Marks, 18.00
Award-winning playwright and cult downtown comic, Andrea Alton (aka Molly Equality Dykeman) returns to the New York International Fringe Festival with an all new multi-character solo show, Possum Creek. Naive young Civil War bride Beth Ann discovers the joys, heartbreaks and befuddlement of... (continued)
Time TBA at THE DEN, Time and cover TBA
Every fourth Friday of the month, ladies take over New Jersey's long-running gay nightclub for dancing and debauchery. DJ Maria is on the decks.
9:30am at Central Park-Tavern on the Green, Adults- $40 Kids(12 and under)-$25
New York City’s biggest bike tour and rental company presents its most popular guided tour, a two-hour journey that covers both ends of Central Park from top to bottom. From lesser-known sights like Sheep Meadow and Shakespeare Garden to Bethesda Foundation and Strawberry Fields, Bike Central Park... (continued)
10pm at The Monster, free with weekly password from Facebook page
Rotating kickass queer go-go artists, live performers, and dance DJs every Friday!
10pm at Metropolitan, free
First Fridays: Divine Decadence with DJs Dario Speedwagon and Mikey B. Second Fridays: Kooks! with DJ Michael Cavadias. Third Fridays: Jizz with DJs Josh Sparber and Dicap. Fourth Fridays: Everything with DJs Jack and Jill. Fifth Friday (when there is one): Hella with DJ Manila Ice. A musical... (continued)
4pm at Cubbyhole, free
Cubbyhole is the place to start out your favorite day of the week with Happy Hour until 7pm featuring half-priced well drinks, wines and all beers.
all day at TasteNY Market at Todd Hill, free
Connecting people to seed + soil is the only way to insure agriculture vitality and responsible economic development in the Hudson Valley from the ground up. Pick up your farm shares at Taste NY, Empire Farm, or ABC Kitchen every Friday from June 19-October 22, 2015. Help to support local family... (continued)
8pm at Centro Español de Queens, $10
The purpose of the Leela NYC Festival is to give actors a chance to play roles that go beyond their type: accent, age, skin color, size, gender and sex orientation to show the audience a reality that is not always portrayed in the media, theater or film.

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