New Year’s Eve (12.31.2017)

Check a full list of tonight’s NYC New Year’s Eve events here, or by neighborhood below: UPTOWN HELL’S KITCHEN MIDTOWN EAST SIDE CHELSEA MEATPACKING WEST VILLAGE EAST VILLAGE BROOKLYN QUEENS NEW JERSEY

Saturday (12.30.2017)

UPTOWN  KAYE PLAYHOUSE: NY Gilbert & Sullivan Players: H.M.S Pinafore feat. James Mills (2pm & 7:30pm)   PARILLA LATIN BISTRO: Jeannie Sol, Sugga Pi Koko & more (10pm)  TOWNHOUSE: Live Doo Wop (9pm);  Gogo boys downstairs (10pm) ALIBI: Impacto Saturdays (10pm) SUITE: Octavia Anyae (11:30pm) HELL’S KITCHEN LUCKY CHENGS @ STAGE 48: Terra Hyman (6pm & 8pm)Continue reading “Saturday (12.30.2017)”

Friday (12.29.2017)

UPTOWN KAYE PLAYHOUSE: NY Gilbert & Sullivan Players: H.M.S Pinafore feat. James Mills (7:30pm)   TOWNHOUSE: Go-Go Boys (9pm) WEST END: “Freshmen” 18+ dance party (10pm) SUITE: Brenda Dharling & Miz Cracker (midnight) HELL’S KITCHEN POSH: DJ Kamil (6pm); DJ Alex Mendez (9pm) HARDWARE: MoMo Shade & Kandy Muse with Dahlia Sin (7pm); “Super Size Queen Fridays” with Bootsie LeFaris (11pm) Continue reading “Friday (12.29.2017)”

On Point With: Linux

The road from Wisconsin to the nightclubs of NYC was a long one for this fashion maverick, but these days it’s hard to imagine what a Bartsch or Ladyfag party would look like without her beautifully monstrous looks. Linux (aka “Linux the Robot,” but not really) is a scene queen (anything’s better than “club kid”) and aContinue reading “On Point With: Linux”

Thursday (12.28.2017)

UPTOWN  KAYE PLAYHOUSE: NY Gilbert & Sullivan Players: H.M.S Pinafore feat. James Mills (3pm)   TOOLBOX: Jack Daniels drink specials (8pm) ALIBI: Caribbean Night (8pm) SUITE: Karaoke with Jackie Dupree (10pm) HELL’S KITCHEN RITZ: “Beers & Bears” happy hour upstairs (6pm); Morgan Royel with DJ Scotty Rox (11pm) HARDWARE: Shuga Cain (7pm);Shequida (11:30pm)  ATLAS SOCIAL CLUB: Gogo boys (8pm) VSBU:Continue reading “Thursday (12.28.2017)”

Bar Babe of the Week: Xavier at the Ritz

2017′s final Bar Babe of the Week pours it in Rebar and the Pines, but is best known as a bartender and weekend DJ at the Ritz… Xavier! Bar that I work at: The Ritz, Rebar and the Pines How long I’ve worked there: I’ve been there [at the Ritz] almost 10 years, the Pines forContinue reading “Bar Babe of the Week: Xavier at the Ritz”

Wednesday (12.27.2017)

UPTOWN ALIBI: Extended happy hour with DJ Poison Ivy (6pm) TRIAD THEATER: Caroline Reid: RAWR (9pm) TOOLBOX: Karaoke with Jackie Dupree (9pm)  WEST END: TBA HELL’S KITCHEN BEECHMAN: Sharon Needles: The Nightmare After Christmas (7pm)  CANCELLED VSBU: Karaoke with Ally Ganza (10pm) ATLAS SOCIAL CLUB: Men of Adonis Lounge (10pm) POSH: Bear Wednesdays with DJ JohnContinue reading “Wednesday (12.27.2017)”

Tuesday (12.26.2017)

UPTOWN / BRONX ALIBI: Take It Back Tuesdays, old school Hip Hop & R&B (9pm) TOWNHOUSE: Michael Ferrari hosts an open mic contest (10pm) EVO LOUNGE: Brava Tuesdays (10:30pm) HELL’S KITCHEN BARRAGE: Glow Party hosted by Nicolay (5pm) MR. BIGGS: Drag bingo with Chaka Khanvict & Ally Ganza (8pm)  FAIRYTAIL LOUNGE: Gogo boys all night (9pm)Continue reading “Tuesday (12.26.2017)”

Christmas (12.25.2017)

UPTOWN TOOLBOX: Charity bingo (9pm) SUITE: Glam Gavin’s karaoke (10pm) WEST END: Open Mic Night (10pm) HELL’S KITCHEN POSH: DJ Xavier Mazara (9pm)  HARDWARE: Sutton Lee Seymour & Cacophony Daniels (10pm)  THERAPY: Marti Gould Cummings hosts “Stage Fright”  (10pm) closed ATLAS SOCIAL CLUB: Musical Mondays (10pm) VSBU: “Reel Thirsty Mondays”  movie viewing (10pm) RISE: Honey Davenport (11pm)  RITZ: Tina Burner (midnight)Continue reading “Christmas (12.25.2017)”

Sunday (12.24.2017)

UPTOWN SUITE: Karaoke Sundays with Glam Gavin (10pm) HELL’S KITCHEN HARDWARE: Jasmine Rice & Brita Filter (6pm); Miz Cracker & Monet X Change (10pm);Marti Gould Cummings (11pm)   THERAPY:Paige Turner (10pm)  closed ATLAS SOCIAL CLUB: Shuga Cain (8pm) POSH: DJ Panos Mitos (9pm)  VSBU: Adriana Trenta (10pm)  RITZ: DJs David Michael & Eugene Edo (10pm)  INDUSTRY: Holly Box-Springs  (midnight) MURRAY HILL LIPS: SuperstarContinue reading “Sunday (12.24.2017)”

Saturday (12.23.2017)

UPTOWN  PARILLA LATIN BISTRO: Jeannie Sol, Sugga Pi Koko & more (10pm)  TOWNHOUSE: Live Doo Wop (9pm);  Gogo boys downstairs (10pm) ALIBI: Impacto Saturdays (10pm) SUITE: Octavia Anyae (11:30pm) HELL’S KITCHEN HARDWARE: JanSport (6pm); DJ 2Face, Elizabeth James & Ruby Roo (10pm) BOXERS HK: Butch Cordera’s Texas Hold ‘Em Tournament (6:30pm);Cafe con Crema Latin dance party (10pm)  RITZ: DJ ScottyContinue reading “Saturday (12.23.2017)”

The tHOTlist 2017

Who kept nightlife amazing this year? Literally thousands of amazingly talented and hard-working people. Thotyssey has a point-of-view about stuff, and has hand-picked 250 people and places that really knocked it out of the park this year. Agree or disagree about the choices, that’s your right… and that’s the fun of these lists, isn’t it? Continue reading “The tHOTlist 2017”

tHOTlist # 150 – 101

150 ) Scarlet Envy One of NY drag’s most beautiful queens shined brilliantly this year: serving the boys fish during a summer residency at Fire Island’s the Island Breeze, gracing National Sawdust in Brooklyn with a luminous multimedia performance via Sasha Valour’s first “NIGHTGOWNS” there, hosting the all-are-welcome weekly Monster party KWIR, and starring inContinue reading “tHOTlist # 150 – 101”

tHOTList 2017 #200 – 151

200)  Lady Havokk Brooklyn’s fiercely fashionable queen owns her Aspergers, as she reads you to filth and destroys the physical venue she’s performing in all at once. These days you can catch her at Macri Park. 199)  Hystee Lauder When they’re not Door Goddessing at Bizarre Bushwick, this performance artist’s specialty is making you squirm. 198)  Gary CarmichaelContinue reading “tHOTList 2017 #200 – 151”