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12pm - 7pm at Red Bull Studios New York, Free
From June to September Red Bull Studios New York opens its doors for a solo exhibition by American artist Peter Coffin, LIVING. Comprising several works commissioned for the occasion of the exhibition, this new articulation of Coffin�s longstanding interest in the relationship between the life... (continued)
check listing at Ballet Academy East, Free
Ballet Academy East is proud to announce that Wendy Whelan will join the Pre-Professional Division Faculty. Ms. Whalen's tenure will begin with Ballet Academy East�s Summer Intensive from August 18-29 and will continue through the school year, which begins on September 16, 2014. Ms. Whalen will... (continued)
check listing at Penumbra Foundation, $750.00
Lisa's Cabin Paw Paw, WV Join instructor Lisa Elmaleh takes on West Virginia and brings wet plate to the field! Learn the wet plate collodion process while getting back to nature. In this workshop, Lisa will teach students how to create glass negatives, tintypes and ambrotypes in camera. Students... (continued)
11am-7pm at Red Bull Studios New York, Free
From June to September Red Bull Studios New York opens its doors for a solo exhibition by American artist Peter Coffin, LIVING. Comprising several works commissioned for the occasion of the exhibition, this new articulation of Coffin�s longstanding interest in the relationship between the life... (continued)
11am-7pm at Underline Gallery, FREE
Infinite Perspectives provides a stunning new look at the world- from the mountains of Yosemite to the canyons of Mars- told through the personal journey of cartographer Jeffrey Ambroziak. Utilizing Ambroziak's patented 3D technology, the maps of INFINITE PERSPECTIVES pop off the page. His... (continued)
check listing at Leslie Lohman Museum of Gay and Lesbain Art, FREE
Permanency features artwork recently accessioned by the Museum which is currently comprised of approximately 1,300 pieces.This exhibit will feature work from the mid-20th century to 2013 artists including James Bidgood, Dyke Action Machine (DAM), Nan Goldin, Red Grooms, Harmony Hammond, Robert... (continued)
check listing at The Gym at Judson Memorial Church, $18
Ryan is a quiet young man who has a good job, a steady girlfriend, and a nice, normal life in Oklahoma � that is, until Ginger arrives. With Ginger come memories of a wanton and wildly creative boy Ryan thought he had buried ten years ago. But can anyone kill the part of themselves that is most... (continued)
check listing at Pioneer Works, Center for Art and Innovation, Free!
From 3 - 8 PM, 8-Ball Zines and Chances with Wolves will host 8-Ball Music Fair in conjunction with the opening of Kenan Juska's "Daily Operation." The fair will feature music merch, as well as DJ sets by Queen Majesty, Edan (The Deejay) and Chances with Wolves. After party to follow.
check listing at Bryant Park, FREE
A king and his friends swear an oath to renounce women for three years while studying together. But scholarship and brotherhood take an interesting turn with the arrival of four lovely ladies. The boys go in disguise to woo, but the gals have the upper hand. Don�t they always?
check listing at Abington House, Free
Each Wednesday there will be different food trucks, live art and live music in the courtyard of the Abington House as part of their Art Park Series!
check listing at 890 Broadway, 4th floor, $10
RIOULT Dance NY, a leading American modern dance company with a classic sensibility, will host auditions August 18-21, 2014 at 890 Broadway 4th Floor (at 19th Street), NYC. The schedule follows: Auditions for female dancers will be held on August 18, 2014 from 12-6pm with callbacks on August 20. ... (continued)
10pm-2am at The Delancey, No Cover
Burlesque sets at 10:30, 11:30, 12:30 and The Secret Track at 1:30! Complimentary Vodka shots served after selected Burlesque sets! Gorgeous Go-Go all night long! Pre-show rooftop cook out on one of NYC's most beautiful roofs. Each week a different cast of NY's finest burlesque stars and most... (continued)
4pm4am at CUBBYHOLE, no cover
The jukebox is all yours at Cubbyhole. Jam out to your favorite hits and sip $3 amaretto sours at New Yorks favorite neighborhood bar.
9pm to 11pm at Under St. Marks, $25
Revel in the literary embarrassment with New York's "Best Story Hour" (The Village Voice Best of NY), as Naked Girls Reading presents AWKWARD. Join your favorite naked readers as they share compromising situations, unwieldy moments and faux pas galore, culled from the finest in classic... (continued)
check listing at Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, $22 - $137
In recognition of the 120th anniversary of one of the most outstanding Peking Opera performers of all time Mei Lanfang. His son Mei Baojiu together with other outstanding stars of the Jingju Theater Company of Beijing present "Classic Plays of the Mei School" and "Lady Mu Guiying... (continued)
check listing at The Players Theatre, $18
Oscar Wilde�s notorious novella, The Picture of Dorian Gray, follows a young man�s pursuit of youth and pleasure. Admired and worshipped by an adoring artist who paints a portrait of him, the beautiful Dorian Gray gives his soul to remain forever young. Dorian then embarks on a journey of... (continued)
7:30pm (Doors at 6:30pm) at Mercury Lounge, $10
Come watch as Kalen and the Sky Thieves Headline Mercury Lounge in their hometown of NYC. Their unique mix of genres makes for a great live sound, and this is an event you surely don't wanna miss!
7:30pm at Peter Norton Symphony Space, Leonard Nimoy Thalia, $20
Celebrate summer by attending New York Choral Society Summer Sings this July and August. Read through the most popular masterworks of the choral literature conducted by six prominent choral conductors from the New York City area. We lend you the scores for the evening, provide accompaniment and... (continued)
10pm to 4am at Bizarre Bushwick, Sliding-Scale Admission
Bizarre and Crimson Kitty presents a special ONE NIGHT ONLY show where 5 drag and burlesque performers take on performances representing both the male and female spectrum! Come out for the most genderfying show in Bushwick and see some of your favorite performers in rare form! Your hostess... (continued)
10pm at Under St. Marks, $20
Hosted by devilishly charming master of ceremonies Bastard Keith, each Revealed show stars pin-up queen GiGi La Femme and a rotating ensemble of the most beloved burlesque performers in New York. Every third Wednesday.
10pm-4am at Industry Night club, $5 on a guest list
Long islands biggest and longest running gay night. Every weds. night you'll find long islands hottest female/male staff and party goers. 18 to enter 21 to drink. All LGBT welcome we've got something for everyone!!!
10pm-2am at Tandem Bar, Free
The New Sound Karaoke is hosted by Black Waterfall and Bobby Service every Wednesday at Tandem Bar. We hold an open mic karaoke night from 10-2am! We showcase ORIGINAL karaoke mashup videos that chronicle the story of our queer romance and marriage based on the bedrock of karaoke. visit our... (continued)
10pm-4am at Kings Cross, FREE
Every Wednesday w/Residents DIRTY JEAN and JOOLS PALMER, plus special guests... Coming down our stairs this week is the legendary GANT JOHNSON! Chicago born, NYC bred, DJ GANT JOHNSON has more than made his mark on the club scene. Known for his especially eclectic sound, tonight he's gonna... (continued)
8pm to 2am at BUM BUM BAR, 63-14 Roosevelt Ave (at 63rd St)
Hablemos is a new support group for Latin lesbians, monitored by a female doctor. Come feel the love! The session will be followed by The Code, featuring music with DJ Jeff8pm to 2am.
check listing at Richard Tucker Park, Free
Liven up your lunchtime! Locals, visitors, music enthusiasts, and yogis are all encouraged to grab lunch and make their way to the park for complimentary refreshments from local eatery P.J. Clarke�s, and live music by top musicians from MTA�s Music Under New York, NYC�s eclectic ... (continued)

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