Events & Happenings in New York City!
Saturday, February 13, 2016
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)
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)
2pm at Ginger's, Free
Best buy Happy Hour: half-price on all domestic beers and selected liquors, 2pm to 8pm. It's all about the vibe. Daily $3.50 lemon drop shots and Ginger's draft for $5.
2pm at Henrietta Hudson, Free before 9pm/$10 after
Happy Hour 4pm to 7pm and free shots for the first 100 guests after 9pm! This is what NYC is all about - the busiest night of the week where sexy locals mix with the bridge and tunnel crowd and world travelers alike (and occasional random visits from celebrities)! You never know who you are going... (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)
9pm at Bum Bum Bar, Free
The unique, the original, the best mixes, the best drinks and the best company.
10:30am at Triskelion Arts, $15 online/$20 door
A sock puppet play with the highest thread count! Ages 2+.
Brooklyn’s newest family sensation, A Sock’s Fables, is a comedy fest for both kids and adults. Featured on NY1’s Parenting show “Where to Go!”, this fun-filled 45-minute show wows with live music, adorable puppets and enough knock-knock... (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)
4pm at Cubbyhole, Free
Kick back at Happy Hour until 7pm every Saturday, with half-priced well drinks, wine and all beer. Guaranteed to be a fun Saturday night that doesn’t break the bank!
8:30pm at Don Pedro, $8
This month Riot Chica is celebrating an Anti-Valentine's Day party for everyone who loathes that holiday just as much as we do. Come dance along to a bunch of angsty songs with us and help us raise a middle finger to society's cis-heteronormative ideas of love and coupling (ew). DJ Shomi Noise will... (continued)
6:30pm at Entertainment Cruises, $89+
Treat your sweetheart to a special Valentine’s Cruise aboard Spirit Cruises. You’ll cruise down the Hudson River and get up close and personal with Lady Liberty. Dine and dance under the Brooklyn Bridge, and catch glimpses of the spectacular sights of One World Trade Center, Ellis Island, Governor... (continued)
12pm at Stage 48, $45
Cupid's Undie Run is a ‘brief' mile(ish) run and party in your bedroom-best on Valentine’s weekend. No, we’re not crazy, we’re just crazy serious about raising money for The Children's Tumor Foundation, a nonprofit that funds research to find treatments and a cure for neurofibromatosis (NF). Last... (continued)
8pm at The Parkside Lounge, $15-$25
Join us on February 13th for a very special celebration of nerd love as we get some of your favorite fandom characters on stage together to get it on and take it off! With fictional fantasies based around wizarding villains, cannibals, warrior princesses and more - you definitely WILL NOT WANT TO... (continued)
1pm at West Chelsea Arts Building, $25
Visit 7 art galleries with exhibits by lesbian & gay artists, led by a gay studies prof. See painting, sculpture, electronic media, photography.
1pm at The Bronx Museum of the Arts, Free
Celebrate Valentine's Day at The Bronx Museum of the Arts! Join us for an afternoon filled with art activities for the entire family.
Pre-register here: https://bronxmuseum.wufoo.com/forms/family-affair-february-2016/
For children 12 and under with parent/guardian
8pm at Lehman Center for the Performing Arts, $38, $58, $108, $118, $158, $178
Antony Santos is a bachata musician from the Dominican Republic, renowned for his role in redefining the genre to include romantic music.
Santos entered onto the scene in the early 1990s, beginning his career as the guira player for fellow bachatero Luis Vargas. Santos became the first rural... (continued)
8pm at 249, $100
Join me Saturday, Feb 13th for an impeccable dining experience.
The Culinary Suite sets the stage for a memorable event in an intimate, beautiful setting.
Enjoy welcome cocktails and hors d'oeuvres, followed by a five course chef's tasting. Each dish is prepared with an elegant and exquisite... (continued)
10pm at Sugar Hill Disco, $10
MeanRed is excited to announce Kyle Hall, Jay Daniel, Bookworms and Soul 2 Seoul at Sugar Hill Disco!
Everyone’s favorite place for disco and soul food is back again, this time with a stacked lineup consisting of two talented Detroitians and NY favorites Soul 2 Seoul.
As always, Sugar Hill... (continued)
9pm at This n' That, $30 advance/$40 door
POGO Events is partnering with Hot Rabbit to present The Amazing Valentine's Gay Bar Crawl. A series of clues leads you on this part scavenger hunt/part bar crawl from Williamsburg to Bushwick, performing physical, mental and drinking challenges along the way.
The hunt concludes at the... (continued)
7:30pm at Dixon Place, $15 advance/$12 seniors and students
Dixon Place’s (Ellie Covan, Founding & Artistic Director) co-production of The White Stag Quadrilogy with On The Rocks Theatre Company, written by On The Rocks founders Christopher Ford & Dakota Rose, and directed by Dakota Rose, will have its world premiere on Friday, February 12th at 7:3... (continued)
2pm at Henrietta Hudson, free before 9pm/$10 after
This ultimate Valentine's blowout is for single ladies, girlfriends, swingers and everyone in between! DJ Culi will be firing up the night and getting you in the mood for love, so don't be shy. This is a red hot night for lovers!