Ongoing film considers the tremendous complexity of animal sexual behavior - far more than a biological drive to reproduce. Animals engage in all conceivable sexual partnerships and sex acts, foreplay to post-coital cuddling: kissing, hugging, self and mutual stimulation, oral sex and every kind of penetrative intercourse imaginable, as multifarious and nuanced as in the human realm.
Ongoing. Objects from the collection of American art: fine & decorative arts (silver, furniture, ceramics, textiles) from colonial period to present + Native American & Spanish colonial art. Includes works by Thomas Eakins & Georgia O'Keeffe.
Anthology Film Archives, 32 Second Avenue (at 2nd St). Film sreenings: Essential Cinema; Premieres/Revivals; Retrospectives; Special Screenings; AFA Preservations; New Filmmakers; Festivals. See their website for program calendar.
Every Monday 10pm-4am at Nowhere Bar, 322 E 14th St. DJ Ryko and NYC's hottest go go boys bring you the original Mondaynight party in the East Village. Lap dance lounge. Dozens of hot dancers.. Darkrooms, frisky boys, and cheap drinks: $4 wells, $3 drafts. $5 before 1am, $10 after.
Every Monday, 5pm-4am at Club Evolution, 76-19 Roosevelt Ave, Jackson Heights. Why Go South Of The Border? So Many Men…So Little Time…So Close To Home! Hot staff In plaid shirts, faded blue jeans + sombreros. After 1am the shirts come off! RIDEM COWBOY! Great Mexican Show by Laura Martinez + special guests! The Premiere Latin Night Club. $7 cover.
Tuesdays at Ritz Bar & Lounge, Hell's Kitchen, Manhattan - NYC'S Largest Gay College Dance Party - 21+ with HOT BODY/ UNDERWEAR CONTEST, and Pop Dance Music by Steve Sidewalk + Mikey Mo.
Wednesdays, 7pm-1am at Paddles NYC, 250 W 26th St. Upscale clientele, creative types and professional men with a sense of humor. This is the party for the sexy "guy next door" with a dirty mind. The best of what makes NYC Gay life so amazing. An all-male party. FREE STD testing + Health Services available to all. Also 2nd + 3rd Sundays in Astoria, Queens.
First Thursdays each month, doors 8:30pm, show 10pm at The Slipper Room. Sensual, hilarious, fun-filled night of theatrical/ burlesque/circus revelry with Joshua Dean, Ben Franklin, Mr. Gorgeous, Jason Mejias, Eve Starr, and a rotating cast of guest entertainers. Exciting aerial and ground acrobatics, performed with signature wink and a smile of “the Boys.”
Fridays, 10pm-4am at Stonewall, 53 Christopher St, West Village. New York's biggest Friday night Girl Dance Party. Drink specials, sexxxy go-go dancers, no cover, each week a different theme, with alternating DJs.
Monthly event/ ongoing social gathering for all LGBTQ geeks + allies. A place to make friends and discuss your favorite geek genres (comics, video games, anime, fantasy, horror, role-playing games, science fiction.) Each gathering centers around four-round Geek Trivia, covering all genres, with prize bag to the winning team -two trivia rounds +15-min mingling, then the final two rounds.
Every other month, 11pm-4am, at Boxers Sportsbar or Taj II. Middle-Eastern party, Arabic music by DJ IZ, male belly dancer, sexy gogos, socializing, outdoor terrace; premier party/social event for gay Arab men and friends in the New York City area; also in Washington DC. Call 646-431-5369, or email email@example.com
March 1, 2018, 10pm-12am, The Slipper Room. Brand new show, brand new man meat for you! 4 years of playful/ saucy extravaganzas showcasing the arts of circus and burlesque. NEW SHOW EVERY MONTH. Diverse aerial and ground performances with a wink, a smile and lots of creativity. A slightly naughty evening out with some of the best/ brightest talents in NYC. Next: Apr 5; May 3, Jun 7.
March 2, 2018, 10pm-4am. Elegance. Opulence. Clean lines. Bright looks. An iconic white party to tribute an iconic era of music - Disco. Get your look on. Dress in your finest whites. Silk, lace, organza, tulle, taffeta. Music: Jellybean Benitez, Max Pask, (Thee) Mike B, Dirty Dave, Christine Renee. Flaunt your flavor on our dancefloor. There's a Donna Summer inside everyone.
March 1, 8, 15, 22, 2018. Every Thursday 8-11pm, The West End. Singers compete live head-to-head to win cash and debut their own show. Come share your voice and give your vote for the winner alongside an award winning panel of esteemed judges and celebrities! Luke Williams on piano. $5 before 8pm, $8 after. Cash only 2 drink minimum. Produced by Peter Dunn. Created by John Forslund.
March 3, 2018, 10pm-4am. First SAT/month Urban Bear BEARS NIGHT OUT NYC. Hundreds of Beefy Bears, Hot Daddies, Burly Boys, and Cuddly Cubs PACK this West Village Bear Den for beer and drink specials. A jam-packed hot and sweaty good time with DJ Dandylion! XXL Dark Room Party at Midnight. NEW March 4, 4-9pm, SUN Beer Blast!
March 3, 2018, 10pm-4am. Roll the dice, Dollface. Get Lucky. Take a chance. All bets are off. Let the chips fall where they may - indulge in vice and chance, with every selection of seedy and seductive entertainment that exists in the House of Yes Casino Royale. Dance until you win, double your odds. Costumes: Classy Casino/ High Vibes/ Creativity Mandatory for entry. DJ Whitney Fierce.
March 4, 2018, 7-11pm. Exclusive intimate downtown party will feature impromptu performances from special guests, acceptance speech spoofs, interviews from the fake red carpet, movie trivia games and prizes. In what has become a downtown OSCAR tradition, Murray provides his infamous running commentary during commercial breaks, leaving no star behind with barbed wit and one-liners.
March 5, 2018, 7:30pm, Dixon Place. An uncompromising theatrical experience that includes aerial artists, wire walkers, sword swallowers, Kung Fu juggling, clown bands, trained rats, a Heavy Metal Magician, a cougar contortionist and a cowboy from the Bronx. Hosted by Bindlestiff Cirkus co-founder Keith Nelson. A $12 suggested donation (cash at door) supports the artists. Next: April 2.
March 6, 2018, 8pm-2am. Unique, immersive poetry event takes poetry from classrooms and lecture halls to lush interiors of a bordello. Madame presents a cast of poets, each a carefully crafted character, who imparts their work in public readings/spontaneous poetic eruptions. For a small fee all poets are available for sequestered readings on beds and chaise lounges in private rooms.
March 7, 2018, 7-10pm. Aerial. Circus. Absurdity. Skill. Hilarity. Brilliance. The finest, fittest, most ferocious performers, curated to perfection, presented on our stage for your enjoyment. Showcasing the best talent in the entire city, for you at a fraction of the cost. Featuring: A-MA-ZING performers, hosted by the one and only Kae Burke! In 3 acts, not for the faint of heart. See:
March 8, 2018, 6-10pm. It's about the music, about movement, and about love. Shake off the workday, sweat your booty off with 300 of your new best friends, discover moves you didn't know you had in you, and remember how awesome life is. NYC's wildest event this side of the day gets you home at a decent hour so you can wake up Friday ready to conquer the world....
March 8, 2018, 10pm-4am. Best of the 90s all mixed up, themed to throwback perfection; old school hits, regrettable fashion choices, fads that have come/ gone/ come back harder. Boy bands. Girl groups. Fishnets, fierceness, grunge flannel fabulousness. Doc Martins forever. DJ Dirtyfinger. Embrace your filth, shake it off, sweat yourself clean, get dirty all over again. Its Free. FREE.
March 8, 2018, 10pm-4am at Bedlam. For those who miss his super popular Friday night parties on Fire Island, Daniel Nardicio counts down to the summer months with-bi-monthly underwear parties featuring mandatory clothes check at this EV club. Underwear, long underwear or wear nothing at all.
With DJ Johnny Dynell plus 4 of NYC sexiest, all naked go go boys. $20 door/ $10 at 8pm.
March 9, 2018, 6:30-9:45pm, LGBT Center. With Lisa Greenleaf & The Tempest: Tim Ball on fiddle; Chuck Abell on guitar; Harry Aceto on bass; Ness Smith-Savedoff on drums. Traditional American folk dancing/ gender role-free. All sexual orientations, ages, dance experiences. No partner necessary - dance with all. Beginners 6:30-7pm. Next dates: Apr 13th; May 11th.
March 10, 2018. BoiParty. Saturday 11:30pm-6am at King. Strap on the harness, squeeze into the leather gear, get ready to SWEAT at our exclusive underground playground. DJ DANNY VERDE will be pumping the dancefloor for NYC's SEXIEST men.
March 12, 2018, 7:30pm. Evening of music, comedy, dancing, performance art and theatre celebrating LGBTQ performers. The March iteration will feature Susan Jeremy, a character comic and solo artist best known for her numerous one woman shows; and Aaron Sweeney who has been writing, performing, and producing comedy for over 10 years. Curated/ hosted by Aimee Herman, performance poet.
March 13, 2018, 7pm-12am. 80s NYC. The Art, The Grime, the creative new wave spirit. Bowie. Basquiat. Andy Warhol. An endless array of Little Cinema surprises in one of our favorite films. Basquiat, starring David Bowie as Andy Warhol showcases an incredible NY art scene in what feels at times more like a moving art piece than a film. With video art, live music, dance, arieal and circus.
March 14, 2018, 10pm-4am. With DJs MikeQ + Shyshaker. MC Leggoh. Vogue Balls are an intentional space for queer and trans people of color. You may know about Vogue from Madonna, but it has roots in the historically marginalised urban black and Latino gay and trans communities. A space for everyone to feel welcome and loved.
March 16, 2018, 7-10pm. Whimsical, surreal, and psychedelic - HOT and ready - something for everyone. Finest NYC burlesque, circus, cabaret, and queer trip down a rabbit hole of scintillating surprises, Hand picked, juicy, super fresh - not a show for the meek! Come prepared for anything! Celebrate High Camp. A dangerous, delicious night blooming flower that lies to tell the truth.
March 17, 2018, 11pm-6am at FREQ, 637 W 50th St. Saturday monthly event. DJ THIAGO OLIVEIRA (Madrid). Production Design by Ric Sena. Details + online advance tickets at website or at Nasty Pig, 259 West 19th St. Advance: $50. Door: $50 until 1am, $60 after. Next:
March 18, 2018, 7-10pm. Blurring lines of classy/ trashy, sexy/ nasty. This month TF slows down - still catering to your sexier needs, but making sweet, sweet love to you - rather than the blowys in the back alley like we usually do. High-flying aerial acrobatics. Beautiful burlesque. Creepy contortion and some of the sexiest Pole Dancers NYC has to offer. See the incredible cast at:
March 18, 2018, 8pm. Self-professed "clown in a gown" hilariously hateful comic known for foul mouth and unapologetic humor. Victims hardly have time to feel the sting before she zips to the next topic. But Bianca is quick to say that she's the biggest joke of all. "The Joan Rivers of the Drag World" - NY Times. "So funny! So sharp!" - Joan Rivers.
March 18, 2018, 9pm-3am. Calling all queers, queens, dykes, dandies, kitten, rad fae, nancy boys, soft butches, hard femmes, gay goddesses, all wonderful queer humans to the dance floor. Tonight this house is YOURS. Welcome! Fire up the filth, turn up the trash, bring us your most glamorous garbage - we want it ALL at Brooklyn's choicest queer party! GET REAL, GET CUTE, GET LUCKY!
March 21 - July 22, 2018. Explores narratives of sculpture in which artists have sought to replicate the literal, living presence of the human body. A major international loan exhibition of about 120 works will draw on rich collections of European sculpture, modern and contemporary art, while also featuring important works from national and international museums and private collections.
March 22, 2018, 6-10pm. It's about music, it's about movement, and it's about love. It's about shaking off the workday, sweating your booty off with 300 of your new best friends, discovering moves your didn't know you had in you, and remembering how awesome life is. Expect live drums, horns, vocals, MCs, live art, special guests and surprise performances.
March 22, 2018, 7:30pm at Dixon Place, 161 Chrystie St. Style Icon and Self Proclaimed Downtown Darling Dust Tea Shoulders hosts CAMPFIRE! Queer Storytime. He and his guests tell tales of hilarity, heartbreak, and hot times of heavy breathing. Free admission.
March 22, 2018, 10pm, Bedlam Bar, 40 Ave C. America’s only ALL NUDE ALL DUDE ALL LEWD beauty pageant, w/ Jared Bradford co-hosting as a slutty Vanna White. Ten naked guys battle to win $400 and Mr Nude York title! Contest starts at midnight! DJ Johnny Dynell + Rock Bottom dancers all night on the bar. $20 advance/ $25 door. $10 if you come at 8pm for RPDR underwear viewing party.
March 22, 2018, 10pm-4am. Submerge yourself. Soak in the vibes, mingle with mermaids, splash in our pool of performance and swim in the dance floor sea. Water is life and we are LIVING. Featuring: DJ Eli Escobar; VR Plus Pool preview; Undersea Visuals/ sound meditation room; pool boys; swim toys; aquatic aerial extravaganzas; artisanal water bar; and biodegradable glitter by BioGlitz.
March 23-24, 2018, 7:30pm. Across the Central Asian steppes, modern bards still sing of Gulaim, the teenage warrior who defended ancient clans from Eastern invaders with the help of her 40 girls, Amazons of Turkic legend. The powerful matriarchal narrative comes to full-throated life in this multimedia retelling, conceived and directed by Uzbek film and video artist Saodat Ismailova.
March 31, 2018, 10pm-4am. Foreplay (is good for you). Immersive experience - exactly an hour and a half of emotionally/physically intimate acts between you (Guests) and us (House). Lines blur between those who watch and those who are watched, roles reverse, boundaries are pressed. We prefer you stand for this one. Acts will not be contained to the stage but in the round, from inside out.
March 31, 2018, Sat 10pm - Sun 6pm (date/time/venue TBC). Annual Spring event, 20 hrs of music, 12 DJs. The father of large circuit events, famous innovation, staging, art, fashions, superstar DJs, world class performers, legendary strange live acts, adult film stars. Theme 2017: Queer refugees escape to a space colony in a galaxy far away to set up a new, libertine Eden.
April 3, 2018, 7:30pm. Young Karl, a ne’er do well, drunken college student, falls in with young revolutionaries. The revolution proceeds, until Karl starts gaslighting his friends! To make up, Karl needs to stop using his holier-than-thou political views to justify his emotional abuse. With lives, and the future of Germany at stake, his revolutionary commitment is put to the test.
April 5, 2018, 8-9:30pm at The Broadway Comedy Club, 318 West 53rd St. NYC's funniest LGBT and LGBT friendly comedians from TV, Radio and Comedy Clubs accross the country. You'll have a gay ole' time with a line-up of hysterical comics designed to have you laughing right down to your gay funny bones.
April 5, 2018, 10pm-12am, The Slipper Room. Brand new show, brand new man meat for you! 4 years of playful/ saucy extravaganzas showcasing the arts of circus and burlesque. NEW SHOW EVERY MONTH. Diverse aerial and ground performances with a wink, a smile and lots of creativity. A slightly naughty evening out with some of the best/ brightest talents in NYC. Next: May 3, Jun 7.
April 9, 2018, 7:30pm. Evening of music, comedy, dancing, performance art and theatre celebrating LGBTQ performers. The April iteration will feature Joanna Hoffman, a poet and teaching artist living in Brooklyn; and Nichole Acosta, a multicultural, queer, diabetic poet. Curated/ hosted by Aimee Herman, performance poet.
April 18-29, 2018, annual screenings, several venues. New films from around the world + Virtual Reality exhibits. 16 years supporting emerging and established voices, discovering award-winning filmmakers, curating innovative and interactive experiences, and introducing new ideas and technology through panels, premieres, exhibitions, and live performances.
May 17-20, 2018. Thursday through Sunday - 4 days of Events and Parties at the Brass Monkey, Gym Sports Bar, Julius Bar & Grill, RockBar and other venues TBA. See website for more details:
Mid-June, 2018 (TBC), at Peter Jay Sharp Building, BAM. 12-day festival of the most dynamic and entertaining new films from cinema's brightest up-and-coming talents, plus special repertory screenings, live music, outdoor screenings, filmmaker Q&As, and more. A collection of the most innovative new work from festivals in the US and around the world for New York City audiences.
Mid-June, 2018, annual Sunday NYC leather & fetish street festival at W 28th St, between 10th & 11th Avenues; with vendors, performers and entertainment. See photos from previous years at their website.
Mid-June, 2018. The 28th annual spectacular fundraiser w/ cast of colorful characters for every desire and fantasy, iconic personalities, devilish divas, charismatic casting directors, luscious lyricists, studly stagehands combining naughtiness of burlesque with the razzle-dazzle of Broadway. Past year at Manhattan Center Events/ Hammerstein Ballroom/ Grand Ballroom, 311 W 34th St.
June 15-24, 2018. World's oldest pride celebration. Friday kick-off rally; Saturday VIP rooftop party; Sunday Rapture on the River; Sunday June 24th March, 12pm from 36th St at 5th Ave to Christopher at Greenwich Streets. Pridefest afternoon street fair at Hudson St. between Abingdon Sq and West 14th St + Dance on the Pier. Details and previous year photo galleries at website:
July 9-22, 2018 at The Wild Project Theatre, 195 E 3rd St. Two weeks, works of theater, dance, film, music and visual art, a celebration of LGBTQ arts & culture in festival of 15 years running. See the most recent schedule and future event details at their website:
July - August, 2018, Dixon Place. “BEST LGBTQ Theater Festival in New York!” - Village Voice, HOT! 25th annual celebration of Queer Culture! the oldest annual festival of its kind in the world with a fresh line-up of innovative works in theater, music, dance, puppetry, performance art + homoeroticism with 100+ queer artists, 6 nights a week every summer.
Mid-August 2018. Largest annual multi-arts festival in N America; music, comedy, drama, dance, vaudeville and more, from around the world. Over 1100 performances, 200 shows/ 16 days. Sixteen venues have included: The Players Theatre, 115 MacDougal St, and stages at the Clemente, 107 Suffolk St. Updates at their website:
Mid-August, 2018. Five days of events. Past year host: Yotel, 570 Tenth Ave. THU Black Pride Film Festival at Helen Mills Theater. FRI Heritage Awards at Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, 515 Malcolm X Blvd. SAT Communion All White Affair at Out Hotel Great Lawn Rooftop + Heritage Ball at Irving Plaza. SUN Pride at Coney Island Beach. See updates:
September 4-9, 2018, 8pm, at The Loft/ The Davenport Theatre, 354 W 45th St. A slice of camp Brit comedy with a heart. Blackpool, summer 1953. Nursing a dark secret Eddie can never go back to Yorkshire, but he won’t go to prison or let the shocking family secrets come out. He must persuade his secret/always scared boyfriend Tommy to go on the run, but he knows he won’t.
September 25, 2018 - January 27, 2019. Disruptive interventions in galleries, public spaces, and financial institutions; unauthorized/ impromptu performance in elaborate drag costumes of street trash, food waste, stolen objects. Decidedly anti-institutional, Varble disrupted the business of art, and was soon written out of history. From private archives, his story for the first time.
September 29, 2018 - January 6, 2019. Performance artist, iconic in 1970s NYC for his disruptive interventions at galleries, public spaces, and financial institutions; unauthorized/ impromptu performance wearing elaborate drag costumes of street trash, food waste, and stolen objects. Decidedly anti-institutional, disrupting the business of art, he was soon written out of history.
October 11-14, 2018 (TBC). Feature Films, Narratives, Shorts, Panels, Events/ Parties.
Mid-October, 2018 (TBC), at Cinépolis Chelsea and other venues. Among world's most important annual LGBT film fests. Narrative features, documentaries, shorts, special events. For 6 full days, over 70 of the the best LGBT films from the USA and abroad, as well as parties and events that bring filmmakers and film lovers together for their most celebrated event of the year.
October 31, 2018, 7-10:30pm, Avenue of the Americas/ 6th Ave, Spring to 16th. Annual Halloween Parade: 30,000 participants, puppets, bands, dancers, performance artists, outrageous outfits/ headgear, wigs/ wings, 2 million spectators. "…the nation’s most wildly creative public participatory event..." Undercover scouts look for best costumes. LGBT antics all over.