Events & Happenings in New York City!
Friday, February 5, 2016
5pm at Ginger's, free
Best buy Happy Hour: half-price on all domestic beers and selected liquors, 5pm to 8pm daily. Groove your bum off to guest DJs and enjoy sassy Pink Pussy Cat Cocktails or Ginger's draft for $5 at Brooklyn's finest G-spot.
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)
11pm at Boots & Saddle, Free with password before midnight/$8 after
Head out to the West Village to join Hot Rabbit for the hottest weekly queer party in the city! Every Friday, they hit you with a rotating cast of some of the best DJs and performers from NYC and beyond. Always providing go-go magic, photo booths and special performances, this party is where you... (continued)
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. Performances by Miz Jade. Fifth Fridays (when there is one): Hella with DJ... (continued)
10pm at Bum Bum Bar, Free
Every Friday’s a different theme and a different promoter doing their thing.
4pm at Henrietta Hudson, Free before 9pm/$10 after
Free shots for the first 100 guests! Turnt Up Fridays is always hot, hot, hot with Resident DJ Nikki Lions spinning the freshest beats all night. Come party with the hottest crowd in NYC on the sexiest night for women in the West Village. Rotating performers include Rox Republic, Switch N’ Play,... (continued)
8pm at Access Theater, $18
"War is brewing in Europe. King Henry V, newly on the throne, presses an ancient claim on France and leads his army onto mainland Europe. Surrounded by enemies both within and without, Henry must abandon the ways of his youth to become what his kingdom needs him to be."
The Rogue and Peasant... (continued)
12pm at NARS Foundation, Free
What defines a community – a region, a people or an ethos? In consideration of this questions, the NARS Foundation is delighted to present the inaugural South-West Brooklyn Exhibition, Threaded Archetypes, curated by Margaret Flanagan. Bringing together twenty artists from the southern region of... (continued)
Check website for time at Leslie Lohman Museum of Gay and Lesbian Art, Free
Using human beauty, desire, Eros, and sexuality, this new photography-based exhibition reveals that cultural differences, whether defined by national borders, sexual orientation, or gender identification, can be simultaneously vast yet familiar. Regardless of one’s sexual orientation or country of... (continued)
11am at Human Rights Institute Gallery at Kean University, Free
Ground Surge: Communities Rising, an exhibition of photojournalist and advocate Syd London’s gritty documentary works, reveals the harsh realities of communities and individuals fighting against generations of repression to heal and reclaim their inherent human rights.
London's work focuses on... (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, wine and all beer. Great neighborhood bar!
6pm at ArtBeam, $85-$155
La Nuit en Rosé – the largest food & wine festival dedicated to rosé – has expanded its 2016 program to highlight the popularity and diversity of rosé wines. As the first of five festivals (and a new addition to the 2016 lineup of events), the New York Winter Edition will transport guests from... (continued)
8pm at BMCC Tribeca Performing Arts Center, $15
Rick Younger appears regularly on NBC’s Today Show with Kathie Lee & Hoda on the segment, “Guys Tell All.” Rick has made television appearances on BET’s ComicView and Teen Summit, FOX’s 30 Seconds to Fame, Showtime at the Apollo, and NBC’s Last Comic Standing. You may also recognize him from... (continued)
7:30pm at The Bronx Museum of the Arts, Free
Carnegie Hall comes to The Bronx! Join us for a special performance by trombonist Chris Washburne and his innovative Latin jazz group the SYOTOS Band.
Free admission and refreshments (donations suggested)
Location: Lower Gallery
10pm at Stonewall Inn, $5
Happy Friday! Be where it all started at the Stonewall Inn, every first Friday of the month. Start your weekend here! Party upstairs where the hot ladies are, all night long! Rotating DJs keep you on the floor, gorgeous go-go girls werk and sexy bartenders serve it up. For their New Year’s edition... (continued)
9pm at Bedlam Bar, $10
Since launching in 2012, Bedlam Burlesque has become one of NYC’s favorite nights for fun, sexy and hilarious grown-up entertainment. And now they’re back at a killer new venue with an always-different, rotating lineup of superstars from the worlds of striptease, variety, sideshow and cabaret. Plus... (continued)
7pm at JACK, $10 (you get $5 off the purchase of a book)
Join the editors and authors of “Glitter & Grit: Queer Performance from the Heels on Wheels Femme Galaxy” as they present their book in their home city of Brooklyn!
12pm at New Balance Track and Field at the Armory, $10-$30
The 16th Annual Armory Track Invitational will take place February 5-6 at the New Balance Track & Field Center at The Armory. This year, the top men and women student-athletes will represent 60 colleges including Mississippi State, Wisconsin, Arizona, Ohio State, South Carolina, Miami (Fla.),... (continued)
3pm & 8pm at Fourth Street Theatre, $15-$25
Brooklyn Repertory Theater presents the third production of its inaugural season, Chekhov's Three Sisters. In keeping with the company's mission, the play features a multiracial company. Directed by Victor Cervantes Jr. (Middle Voice Theater Company), its interpretation of this Russian classic... (continued)
7:30pm at Gelsey Kirkland Arts Center, $20
Raja Feather Kelly and Brooklyn Dance Club present the World Premiere of Lurical Dances for a Lost Generation at Gelsey Kirkland Arts Center, 29 Jay Street, Brooklyn, NY, from February 5-6, 2016. Performances: Friday and Saturday at 7:30pm. Tickets are $20 for general seating and are available at... (continued)
6:30pm & 8pm at Brooklyn Winery, $25
Explore the world of wine right in the heart of Brooklyn! Discover how we make wine in an urban environment. Learn what happens from the moment the grapes arrive at our winery and everything that happens up until it is poured into your glass. Tickets include an intimate 30-minute tour of our... (continued)
12pm at Leslie-Lohman Museum Prince St. Project Space, Free
Ayakamay (b. 1985) is a Japanese-American artist lives and works in New York. Her works encompass photography, video and performing arts. Her adolescence in a cross cultural environment strongly influenced her practice. “GENDERLESS” is a series of self portraits by Ayakamay, using herself as a... (continued)
8pm at The Joyce Theater, $10-60
Combining classic and contemporary dance that is strongly influenced by her African heritage, Johannesburg-born dancer and choreographer Dada Masilo creates explosive, passionate work. Her reimagining of Swan Lake is no exception as the dancers are not only propelled by Tchaikovsky but also by... (continued)