Events & Happenings in New York City!
Thursday, February 11, 2016
7pm at HERE, $20
Embodi(ED) is a theatre and dance work, based on real stories of struggles with eating disorders. The piece deals with the American distorted perception of body images and the multi-billion dollar industry that profits from insecurities affecting both men and women. The show has been devised by the... (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)
10pm at Metropolitan, Free
Half-priced draft beer every Thursday. First Thursdays: Substance or Cholalicious. DJ ManiLa Ice provides the visuals and mans the DJ booth. For Substance, expect a mix of soul/electro/new wave/pop. For Cholalicious, expect Latin, gangsta and Morrisey with guest performances by Horrorchata and... (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)
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)
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)
8pm at The Center, $5, more if can, less if cannot
We are an LGBTQ peer-led, all volunteer, discussion and support group dealing with emotional health, mental health and wellness for LGBTQ people. We discuss anxiety, depression, OCD, loneliness, relationship issues, work issues, etc. We provide a forum for people to come together in a safe, open,... (continued)
7:30pm at Cubbyhole, Free
Come party with $4 drink specials from 7pm to midnight, plus Happy Hour until 7pm with half-priced well drinks, wine and all beer.
4pm at Henrietta Hudson, Free
Homotown is a weekly Thursday night party in the West Village for queers who want to throw it back in style, groove to awesome music together and get down. This means soul, Motown, good hip-hop, requests and an evolving set list by DJ Tikka Masala. Bargirls Dot and Booker keep the drinks rolling... (continued)
6pm at The 8th Floor, Free w RSVP
Using the language of propaganda, political campaigning and advertising, ACT UP‘s Avram Finkelstein and Dyke Action Machine!‘s Carrie Moyer and Sue Schaffner have had a pronounced visual impact on New York City-based artistic activism over the last three decades. Tackling different issues affecting... (continued)
7:30pm at 92nd Street Y, $35-$39
Leading ballet dancers from New York City Ballet and other companies will dance the revival of Laurie Spiegel's WAVES, the modern dance classic that has been performed by Eliot Feld’s, Alvin Ailey’s and Jiri Kylian's companies. The performance highlight is a new work by Meredith Monk and Theo... (continued)
6pm at Bloomingdale's, Free
Meet the renowned fashion authority, Hal Rubenstein, author of The Looks of Love; 50 Moments in Fashion That Inspired Romance and have your book signed by the author.
In The Looks of Love, Hal Rubenstein showcases seminal moments and events in television and film, on the runway and red carpet, and... (continued)
9:30pm at Stonewall Inn, Free
Head down to Stonewall, the birthplace of Pride, and do your Thursday up right. Danielle presents Anything Goes, a night of karaoke, flip cup, pool and tons of sexy ladies. Dani challenges all in a pool game, flip cup, twister or blow up dolls. Mel, Peggy and guest bartenders keep your whistles wet... (continued)
7:30pm at Macri Park, Free
It’s all in the name! Like to draw while drinking? This is the place for you. Featuring model Crystal Boy. All skill levels encouraged to come, BYO art supplies.
5pm at Ginger's, Free
Best buy Happy Hour: half-price on all domestic beers and select liquors, 5pm to 8pm daily. Hostess Anna presides over the karaoke stage. Do you have what it takes? Fuzzy navel specials for $4 and Ginger's draft for $5.
8pm at Peoples Improv Theater, $10
Bustle is partnering with Allison Goldberg & Jen Jamula, founders of the Internet-themed comedy show Blogologues, to create "One Night Stand," a celebration of women in comedy, to kick off Valentine's Day weekend. Jen and Alli will host a hilarious lineup of the best female comedians, including... (continued)