Wake Up, Bitch! (8.31 – 9.1.2019)

Your guide to the weekend’s queerest brunches and early events. SATURDAY BLUE WHALE (FI): Voss Events brunch with Bootsie LeFaris, Epiphany & Jada Valenciaga BOXERS HK: Brunch CAFETERIA (Chelsea): Brunch CHERRY’S ON THE BAY (FI): Brunch DEEP END (Ridgewood Qns) Brunch DOYLERS 37 (Chelsea): Brunch with Jacklynn Hyde ELMO (Chelsea): Brunch HASWELL GREENS (HK): Brunch with Ritzy Bitz, MistyContinue reading “Wake Up, Bitch! (8.31 – 9.1.2019)”

Friday (8.30.2019)

FRIDAY (8.30.2019):  The first ever GIANT Fest queer live music festival premieres tonight at 3 Dollar Bill! Meanwhile: Tatianna pays homage to Britney at Metro, JanSport returns to Icon alongside Petti Cake; The Schlep Sisters celebrate 15 years of burlesquing together at Coney Island USA; a Paradise Garage Reunion at Elsewhere; and more! UPTOWN BOXERS WH:Continue reading “Friday (8.30.2019)”

1 Thot Minute with Frankie Sharp

A Man For All Seasons: Thotyssey catches up with NYC’s most prolific partymaker to get a preview of what he has in store for us come autumn (spoiler: it’s a LOT). Thotyssey: Hi Frankie! I just saw you at your Dreamland kiki at the Dream Hotel, which you’ve made happen every Sunday this summer onContinue reading “1 Thot Minute with Frankie Sharp”

Thursday (8.29.2019)

THURSDAY (8.29.2019): Thotyssey co-hosts “The BoyGirl Agenda” at the Offside Tavern, starring Jayse Vegas & Robert Garcia with several guest performers and hosts; Rify Royalty is roasted for tonight’s edition of Straight Acting at Metro; Dezi 5 and several nightlife all-stars pay homage to Lana Del Rey at the Vault; Strawberry Fields presents a newContinue reading “Thursday (8.29.2019)”

Where To Find Thotyssey!

In addition to listing everyone’s events in NYC nightlife each night and interviewing key people in the biz, Thotyssey also powers and participates in events all over town! These next few weeks will be a particularly prolific stretch for us, so let’s break down our itinerary. “The BoyGirl Agenda” @ Offside Tavern (Thurs 8/29, 10pm)Continue reading “Where To Find Thotyssey!”

Wednesday (8.28.2019)

WEDNESDAY (8.28.2019): It’s guest Chelsea Piers’ birthday at Holly Dae’s Monster show; Jae W. Brown premieres a monthly cabaret at Rockbar; Hedda Lettuce screens a camp classic at Village East Cinema; La Zavaleta hosts a Latinx kiki at Mood Ring; Selma Nilla joins Brenda & Bootsie at Rise Bar; and more! UPTOWN / BRONX TOOLBOX:Continue reading “Wednesday (8.28.2019)”

On Point With: Nicole Paige Brooks

A pioneer of the “RuPaul’s Drag Race” franchise, we barely got to see the fierce and funny Season 2 cast member Nicole Paige Brooks grace our TVs before she has to sashay. But she’s certainly been busy since, having spread much of her southern charm across the globe via live appearances; and in September, she’llContinue reading “On Point With: Nicole Paige Brooks”

Tuesday (8.27.2019)

TUESDAY (8.27.2019): “Dragula” Season 3 viewing parties premiere across Brooklyn, including Macri Park where show star Maddelynn Hatter hosts; last chance to see Penny Arcade at Joe’s Pub; a comedy variety show premieres before Polish The Queen at Stonewall; and more! UPTOWN EVO LOUNGE: Enigma Tuesdays (8pm) BOXERS WH: Karaoke with Sucia (9pm) ALIBI: Take ItContinue reading “Tuesday (8.27.2019)”

Monday (8.26.2019)

MONDAY (8.26.2019): Daniel Gold’s annual NIGHT OF LIFE benefit showcase featuring top drag queens, dancers and choreographers hits the Sony Hall stage; Maddelynn Hatter & Zeta Jones fill in at Therapy; Jacklynn Hyde takes over Marquee Mondays at Rebar; Cherry’s final Dining With the Divas of the season; and more! UPTOWN TOOLBOX: Charity bingo (9pm)Continue reading “Monday (8.26.2019)”

Sunday (8.25.2019)

SUNDAY (8.25.2019):  Thotyssey & Viva Vidalia return to the Vault tonight for the monthly kiki VIVA & A DIVA, with August Diva She’Knead ThisGig! Meanwhile: It’s Ariel Sinclair’s 25th anniversary at the Ice Palace; Lady Bunny with Frankie Sharp on the Dream Hotel rooftop; an early edition of the PAT party at Union Pool; MaddelynnContinue reading “Sunday (8.25.2019)”

On Point With: DJ Save A Horse

A country music party in queer Brooklyn? Yazzz! Metropolitan’s Bar Babe Christopher Gilkey aka DJ Save A Horse discusses the popularity of his monthly HO-down there, the merits of lettuce and Billy Ray Cyrus, the RuGirl he’s about to party with, and the epic end of summer event that is GiantFest. Thotyssey: Hello DJ! HowContinue reading “On Point With: DJ Save A Horse”

Saturday (8.24.2019)

SATURDAY (8.24.2019):  Thorgy & her Thorchestra play the Gramercy Theatre with Justin Vivian Bond and other special guests; a drag showcase at Boxers Chelsea features Yuhua Hamasaki & Phi Phi O’Hara; Jersey City Pride & the Six26 fterparty; Vivica Galactica hosts a non-lip sync drag showcase at WILD Project; Bushwig All-Stars at Metro; a EurovisionContinue reading “Saturday (8.24.2019)”

Wake Up, Bitch! (8.24-25.2019)

Your guide to the weekend’s queerest brunches and early events. SATURDAY BLUE WHALE (FI): Voss Events brunch with Bootsie LeFaris, Epiphany & Jada Valenciaga BOXERS HK: Brunch CAFETERIA (Chelsea): Brunch CHERRY’S ON THE BAY (FI): Brunch DEEP END (Ridgewood Qns) Brunch DOYLERS 37 (Chelsea): Brunch with Jacklynn Hyde ELMO (Chelsea): Brunch GREEN ROOM 42 @ YOTEL (HK): Bingo withContinue reading “Wake Up, Bitch! (8.24-25.2019)”

Friday (8.23.2019)

FRIDAY (8.23.2019): Misty Meaner’s Macri Park birthday show; DILF at the Eagle; last chance to catch Latrice Royale at the Beechman; Occupy the Disco spins LeBain; Hannah Lou returns for BitchNasty at The Rosemont; Rify Royalty & Sookie Sterling party with P_A_T at the Vault; and more! UPTOWN BOXERS WH: DJ MK & Inita D (11pm)Continue reading “Friday (8.23.2019)”

Wednesday (8.21.2019)

WEDNESDAY (8.21.2019):  After several months, the full cast of CAKES appears to be back at Metro; Latrice Royale brings her newly revised, celebrated stage show back to the Beechman; Sam Benedict & Taylor Schubert host a benefit show at Club Cumming; Punk girl bands are with Misty Mountains & Hibiscus at The VNYL; the cult horror filmContinue reading “Wednesday (8.21.2019)”

On Point With: Paige Monroe

A Tri-State queen for over two decades, this glittery, glamorous goddess has been entertaining the masses in bars, club and pageants for some time. And now that she is bona fine drag royalty, the shows just keep coming… and she’s HOSTING the pageants now! Thotyssey presents a reading from the book of Paige Monroe. Thotyssey:Continue reading “On Point With: Paige Monroe”

Monday (8.18.2019)

MONDAY (8.18.2019):  Newly crowned Miss Comedy Queen Tina Burner makes her triumphant return to SHOWS at Industry; the full cast of Broadway Mondays is back at Hardware; Anthony Chiocchi is Cherry’s penultimate Dining Diva; Senerio & Tinkerbell are with Will Sheridan at Metro; and more! UPTOWN TOOLBOX: Charity bingo (9pm) SUITE: Glam Gavin’s karaoke (10pm) ALIBI:Continue reading “Monday (8.18.2019)”