Wednesday Night Picks

UPTOWN HAMILTON LODGE: Happy hour benefit for Housing Works, with Honey Davenport & Sapphira Cristal WEST END:  Nedra Belle HELL’S KITCHEN POSH:  Bootsie LeFaris’ birthday show HARDWARE:  Paige Turner with Whendy Whaxwood. THERAPY:   Monet X Change & Pixie Aventura INDUSTRY: Sherry Vine RISE: Aquaria & Andora with guest  Marti Gould Cummings RITZ: Half year anniversary of TURNt,Continue reading “Wednesday Night Picks”

On Point With: Clarice DuBois

She’ll be celebrating her first drag anniversary in just a few weeks, but this queen has already accomplished amazing things in this city: a spot in this year’s prestigious “So You Think You Can Drag” competition, guest appearances in venues all over the city, a new pageant package in the works… and her own weekly show!Continue reading “On Point With: Clarice DuBois”

Tuesday Night Picks

UPTOWN NABE:  Queerotiqa, a night of urban queer poetry & performance, plus open mic & karaoke LIPS: Debut of Blackie O ’s holiday special HELL’S KITCHEN VSBU: Lady SinAGaga hosts Chosen HARDWARE: Pixie Aventura & Roxy Brooks RITZ: Gay College Tuesday and DJ Mikey Mo’s birthday CHELSEA BARRACUDA: Judy Darling & Miz Cracker WEST VILLAGE ROCKBAR:  Shirley U.Continue reading “Tuesday Night Picks”

On Point With: Jackie Cox

A strong contender from the very first season of the seminal competition “So You Think You Can Drag,” this queen has made her drag mark in the seven years since with her quick wit, glamorous looks and Mary Poppins attitude. Having Named herself after a bitch and a handjob, she now electrifies the Laurie Beechman stage severalContinue reading “On Point With: Jackie Cox”

Monday Night Picks

UPTOWN SUITE: Glam Gavin’s karaoke HELL’S KITCHEN ACORN THEATRE: A reading of Marc Singer’s play Alice is Burning starring Dusty Ray Bottoms, Alexis Michelle, Brita Filter, Peppermint, Jada Valenciaga and more. THERAPY: Peter Gallagher and Kathryn Gallagher are Marti Gould Cummings’ guests for Stage Fright HARDWARE: Terra Hyman guests with Sutton Lee Seymour  RITZ: Tina Burner with Chelsea PiersContinue reading “Monday Night Picks”

On Point With: Courtney Act

One of RuPaul’s Drag Race’s most undeniably gorgeous breakthrough stars, this Season Six runner-up proved to the world that she wasn’t just “resting on pretty” with her dynamic singing and razor-sharp wit. Thotyssey talks Trump’s America, Australian Idol, Drag Race All-Stars Season 3 (?), Christmas at the Beechman and the most glorious pair of drag wingsContinue reading “On Point With: Courtney Act”

Sunday Night Picks

UPTOWN UNCLE CHARLIE’S:  PhilEsha De Lox returns with a new cabaret showcase and guest performers HOGSHEAD TAVERN: Vivacious with Kari Kerning HELL’S KITCHEN HARDWARE: Skinny Brunch with Brita Filter & guest Tammy Spenks, followed by  Miz Cracker and Monet X Change RITZ: Latin Fever tea dance with DJ Eric Abobo ATLAS SOCIAL CLUB:  Holly Box-Springs, Scotty Em & gogo boy DavidContinue reading “Sunday Night Picks”

Saturday Night Picks

UPTOWN SUITE: Octavia Anyae HELL’S KITCHEN HARDWARE: Skinny Brunch with Roxy Brooks, followed by SLAY Saturdays BROADWAY COMEDY CLUB:  Roxy makes her Distorted Divas debut SPACE IBIZA: Power VERS with DJs Vito Fun & Paolo Pacheco   STAGE 48: Eventbrice urban party YOLO debuts at its new location RITZ: DJ’s Xavier & John Marto ATLAS SOCIALContinue reading “Saturday Night Picks”

On Point With: Anita Buffem

The entertainment collective known as the Haus of Mimosa consists of Anita Buffem and Gina Maria Rittale, who both serve as emcees, drag queens, and fully-realized fictional characters all at once. Rarely performing in traditional nightlife venues, the Haus instead cornered the market during the early 2000s in what were considered unusual gigs at theContinue reading “On Point With: Anita Buffem”

Friday Night Picks

UPTOWN SUITE:  Brenda Dharling & Miz Cracker  HELL’S KITCHEN ATLAS SOCIAL CLUB: DJ Brian Richards & Chris Ryan BEECHMAN: Debut of Distorted Kristmess RITZ: DJs Xavier & Scotty Rox STAGE 48: Black Friday, an Eventbrice urban megaparty CHELSEA G LOUNGE: Hung Fridays WEST VILLAGE BOOTS & SADDLE: Princess & Lilith, followed by Yuhua Hamasaki, thenContinue reading “Friday Night Picks”

On Point With: Brenda Dharling

Simply one of New York City’s most graceful, gorgeous, poised, positive and professional nightlife performers, Brenda Dharling is probably the only drag queen that no girls really mind losing the pageant crown to (they better not, she has like fifteen of them). This fierce dancer brings her A-game to every stage she’s on, and ifContinue reading “On Point With: Brenda Dharling”

Thanksgiving Night Picks

UPTOWN UNCLE CHARLIE’S: Thanksgiving party HELL’S KITCHEN POSH: DJ Neverland spins HARDWARE: Shequida with Ari Kiki RITZ:  Peppermint & DJ Scotty Rox. INDUSTRY: Thanksgiving Queen with Holly Dae, Bootsie LeFaris, Terra Hyman & Jada Valenciaga. CHELSEA EAGLE NYC: Gear Night WEST VILLAGE STONEWALL: Thanksgiving karaoke BOOTS & SADDLE: Delilah Brooks, followed by Beverly Leslie Sills with Vicky Boofont MONSTER:Continue reading “Thanksgiving Night Picks”

Wednesday Night Picks

UPTOWN HAMILTON LODGE: Thanksgiving Eve happy hour with Honey Davenport & Sapphira Cristal CASTRO: Thankxgivin’ Eve with the Cockboyz LOFT 142: Thanksgiving Eve HELL’S KITCHEN BOXERS HK: Cafe con Crema Thanksgiving Eve HARDWARE:  Paige Turner with Jackie Cox INDUSTRY: Sherry Vine THERAPY: Monet X Change &  Pixie Aventura RISE: Aquaria & Andora with guests Ebonee Excell & RoxyContinue reading “Wednesday Night Picks”

nySEE: Stephen Mark Land

By Scotty Em photos by : SuiteBePhotography  GoGo Stephen has a big butt and an even bigger personality. I sat down the “cake boss” to talk all things nightlife, and to get a little more insight on the boy on the box. I’ve had the fortune of calling him a friend a colleague for yearsContinue reading “nySEE: Stephen Mark Land”

Tuesday Night Picks

UPTOWN LIPS: Blackie O ’s karaoke HELL’S KITCHEN DISIAC LOUNGE: Rey Ray presents a happy hour party VSBU: Premiere of Chosen, a new weekly drag competition hosted by Lady SinAGaga HARDWARE: Pixie Aventura and Delighted Tobehere final Late Night Tea together in 2016 THERAPY:  Sherry Vine & Peppermint RITZ: Gay College Tuesdays with Honey Davenport INDUSTRY: Bad Drag QueenContinue reading “Tuesday Night Picks”

On Point With: Shequida

One of New York City’s most celebrated and long-lasting queens who is still very much active on the scene today, the Jamaican-born Shequida began as a classically trained opera singer before she started hosting in drag at the Roxy. With high profile turns on “One Life to Live” and “America’s Got Talent” and high profile fans likeContinue reading “On Point With: Shequida”

Monday Night Picks

UPTOWN MAMAJUANA CAFE: Debut of monthly TGIM, with Sugga Pi Koko and guests Ebonee Excell & Gadfrie Arbulu LOFT 142: Kocktail Mondays SUITE: Glam Gavin’s karaoke HELL’S KITCHEN HARDWARE: Broadway Mondays with  Sutton Lee Seymour & special guest Terra Hyman ATLAS SOCIAL CLUB: Glace Chase guest hosts Musical Mondays RITZ:  Tina Burner INDUSTRY: Lacretta guest stars forContinue reading “Monday Night Picks”

On Point With: Nedra Belle

Equal parts Good Christian Girl & Freaknasty Queen, this Long Island native actually got her drag start in the bars and on the pageant stages of Iowa–where she took a leadership role in a megachurch. With her weekly show “Worship” here at the West End, she gives us the best of both worlds–Church and drag–and we are singingContinue reading “On Point With: Nedra Belle”

Sunday Night Picks

UPTOWN HOGSHEAD TAVERN: Vivacious with Aja HELL’S KITCHEN HARDWARE: Skinny Brunch with Brita Filter & Jasmine Rice BARRAGE: Fiesta Latina ATLAS SOCIAL CLUB:  Happy hour with Holly Box-Springs& Scotty Em VSBU: Marti Gould Cummings is back, with Heidi Haux & Clarice DuBois THERAPY: Paige Turner INDUSTRY: Kizha Carr RISE: Open Mic Night with Marty Thomas CHELSEA G LOUNGE: New Happy hour,Continue reading “Sunday Night Picks”

Saturday Night Picks

UPTOWN HOSTEL INTERNATIONAL: Mr. & Miss Black Trans New York SUITE: Octavia Anyae HELL’S KITCHEN HARDWARE: Roxy Brooks returns for Skinny Brunch, followed by SLAY Saturdays BROADWAY COMEDY CLUB: Distorted Divas tonight are Tina Burner, Honey Davenport, Pattaya Hart & Scarlet Envy   XL: 4-Year Anniversary of YOLO SPACE IBIZA: DJ Billy Lace at VERSContinue reading “Saturday Night Picks”