Events & Happenings in New York City!
Tuesday, May 24, 2016
10am at Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, $25/$18/free
Guggenheim’s Annual Exhibition of Artwork by New York City public school students includes collages, drawings, paintings, prints, and sculptures
4pm at Cubbyhole, Free
Happy Hour until 7pm with half-priced select cocktails, beers and wines; grab $2 margaritas from 4pm to midnight in this casual and cozy bar, voted Best Chill Spot at the GO Readers' Choice Nightlife Awards.
10pm at Metropolitan, Free
Miss Katie is your lovely host at this weekly karaoke night. Come belt out your favorite tune with that stellar voice of yours. $25 bar tab to the most spirited performer of the evening! $3 well drinks. Third Tuesdays: Funny HaHa Funny Queer (9pm-10pm). $3 well drinks. Garry Hannon hosts an LGBTQ-centric show featuring many of NYC’s finest comedians. Daniel is your bartender. Fourth Tuesdays: Trips (8pm to 9pm). Katie Liederman hosts a reading of shared queer travel stories. Have an interesting story to tell from your past travels? Share it on stage! Daniel is your bartender.
5pm at Henrietta Hudson, Free
Happy Hour until 7pm. $4 Bud drafts and $5 vodka cranberry cocktails all night! Fun filled karaoke for the masses from 9pm to 1am every Tuesday. Come one, come all - grab that mic and be a diva! Resident hostess Miss Mia Baz, with plenty of hits up her sleeves, will be joined by Dapper E slinging drinks at the bar! On this night the space is brimming with sheer talent and personality, courtesy of both staff and patrons. Shake your booty and sing along while you follow the road to your 15 minutes of fame. Free Sex on the Beach shot when you sing your first song!
11pm at Bravo Channel, Free
Join provocative host Andy Cohen in the Bravo clubhouse for shenanigans galore with celebrity and “Bravolebrity” guests. Now in its 13th season, the interactive show features guest interviews, caller questions and social media. Airs Sun-Thur nights.
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 Harrison’s room-sized multimedia work exemplifies a cross-disciplinary approach to making art.
6:30pm at Le Du’s Wines, $55 OP member/$70 nonmember
At this month’s edition of the new Out Professionals Wine Club, Le Du’s Wines founder Jean-Luc Le Du will take members on a tour of the wine regions of France with commentary that accompanies generous tastings of six distinctive wines. This evening is designed to offer ample time for relaxed networking with other OP members and guests.
Check website for times at Museum of Modern Art, $25
Major exhibition at The Museum of Modern Art examines the artist’s radical, innovative works. It will be on display from Saturday, March 26 until Sunday, July 24.
The exhibition shows Edgar Degas, best known as a painter and chronicler of the ballet, at his most modern. Bringing new focus to his extraordinary and rarely seen monotype prints and their impact on his wider practice, Edgar Degas: A Strange New Beauty is the first exhibition in the U.S. in nearly 50 years to examine these radical, innovative works—and MoMA’s first exhibition devoted solely to the artist.
12pm at ArtsWestchester, Free
ArtsWestchester is exploring what it means to be a woman today. The arts organization has announced its 2016 spring exhibition, called SHE: Deconstructing Female Identity.
10am at American Museum of Natural History, $22+/$17-$22 senior & student/$12.50+ children
As you read this, nature’s most beautiful creatures are fluttering about in all their multicolored, spotted glory. Be near them! An annual favorite, this exhibit—featuring hundreds of butterfly specimens—has been running for 20 years. Ticket includes admission to the museum as well as the Rose Center for Earth and Space.
6pm at Leslie Lohman Museum of Gay and Lesbian Art, Free
Services and Advocacy for GLBT Elders (SAGE) and the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture announced a new collaboration with Leslie-Lohman Museum of Gay and Lesbian Art for the forthcoming 2016 special exhibition, “Legend in My Living Room.” The exhibition will feature specially commissioned photographic portraits by Magnum Foundation Fellow, Jasper Briggs, of LGBTQ older adults in their home environments. The portraits of seven subjects (ages 53-84) displayed prominently in the Museum’s window vitrines, will reflect personal stories of struggle, triumph and perseverance.