Wednesday (1.8.2020)

WEDNESDAY (1.8.2020): Playhouse premieres a new Wednesday party hosted by Rify Royalty; Mila Jam performs at DROM; Madame Vivien V hosts a Bowie edition of the Hot Mess drag competition at House of Yes; Lady Macncheese’s Court of Filth returns to Rockbar on a new night; a variety show in Queens’ QED features Shanita BumpContinue reading “Wednesday (1.8.2020)”

On Point With: Anna-Lisa Campos

Longtime Brooklyn scenester and former restaurant manager, Anna-Lisa Campos is the producer of Macri Park’s vital WALLBREAKER monthly benefit show which has it’s epic third anniversary this week. Anna-Lisa tells Thotyssey how she got here and where she’s going… but first, we dish on the joys and sorrows of coat check. Thotyssey: Greetings, Anna-Lisa! So,Continue reading “On Point With: Anna-Lisa Campos”

Tuesday (1.7.2020)

TUESDAY (1.7.2020): Richard Cortez premieres a new weekly jazz night with all-star guest players at Club Cumming; the new Playhouse Tuesday lineup features Marti Gould Cummings, Selma Nilla, Kiki Ball-Change, Ruby Roo, Skye Walker & Vix; the second anniversary of JanSport’s “You Tried It” at Therapy; Theydy Bedbug’s monthly showcase returns to the Rosemont; MerrieContinue reading “Tuesday (1.7.2020)”

Monday (1.6.2020)

MONDAY (1.6.2020): Thorgy Thor & Ragamuffin join Ruby Roo, Shiny Penny, Cameron Cole & Devo Monique for the finale of the long-running Mondays On Mondays at Macri Park; Aja is with Kandy Muse & Janelle No. 5 at Pieces; Harmonica Sunbeam’s birthday extravaganza at Brightside Tavern; Svetlana Stoli is at Industry with Tina Burner &Continue reading “Monday (1.6.2020)”

On Point With: Jack Barrow

The strapping, mustached burlesquer has been making quite an impact on New York nightlife as of late… enough to earn him his very first GLAM nomination. Thotyssey gets the bare truth from the one and only Jack Barrow. [Cover photo: Alan Barnett] Thotyssey: Hello Jack, thanks for chatting today! So, how did you ring in theContinue reading “On Point With: Jack Barrow”

Have You Seen Vinny Vega?

Former nightlife event producer, photographer and gogo boy Vinny Vega is currently unaccounted for after posting about “ending it” on his Facebook page. To convey the seriousness of the situation, it must be disclosed that Vinny has prior a history of suicide attempts. The next step needs to be getting local authorities involved, but informationContinue reading “Have You Seen Vinny Vega?”

Bar Babe of the Month: Brent at Pieces & Hardware

A towering hottie of Hell’s Kitchen and the West Village, Brent Heuser is also a major musical theater performer, a budding drag queen, a professional pumpkin carver and a first time GLAM nominee! Bar that I work at: Pieces and Hardware How long I’ve worked there: 7 months! What are my shifts: Broadway Mondays andContinue reading “Bar Babe of the Month: Brent at Pieces & Hardware”

Saturday (1.4.2020)

SATURDAY (1.4.2020): Gia Gunn performs for Horrorchata’s Yas Mama at C’Mon Everybody; Dusty Ray Bottoms at Lucky Chengs; Judy Garland is paid tribute by Gloria Swansong at Stonewall and by Peter Mac for his final Producer’s Club show; The Urban Bear at Rockbar; and more! UPTOWN / BRONX BOXERS WH: Boyish Charm, Jubilee, Blue &Continue reading “Saturday (1.4.2020)”

Wake Up, Bitch! (1.4-5.2020)

Your guide to the weekend’s queerest brunches and early events. SATURDAY BOXERS HK : Brunch CAFETERIA (Chelsea): Brunch COWGIRL SEAHORSE (SSSeaport): Brunch with Blake Deadly & Neon Calypso. DEEP END (Ridgewood Qns) Brunch ELMO (Chelsea): Brunch HASWELL GREENS (HK): Brunch with Ritzy Bitz K RICO (HK): Brunch with Tina Burner MAIZAL (Astoria): Brunch with Audrey Phoenix, Patsy InDecline & DuckyContinue reading “Wake Up, Bitch! (1.4-5.2020)”

Friday (1.3.2020)

FRIDAY (1.3.2020): The new Friday lineup at Playhouse features The Assassins followed by DJ 2Face with guest host Laganja Estranja; a David Bowie tribute at C’Mon Everybody; a Brooklyn invasion of the Ritz with Charlene and the Sterlings; the fourth anniversary weekend of the House of Yes begins; the first anniversary of Stella Luna’s showContinue reading “Friday (1.3.2020)”

Thursday (1.2.2020)

THURSDAY (1,2,2020): Maddelynn Hatter & Astrud Aurelia UPTOWN WEST END: Kiki Ball-Change with Free (9pm); Amanda Porq & Chola Spears (10pm) BOXERS WH: “Show Me What You Got” talent competition hosted by Kizha Carr  (10:30pm) HELL’S KITCHEN HARDWARE: Boudoir LeFleur & Kimmi Moore (8pm); Shequida (11pm) POSH: DJ Nandi with Mimi Carey (9pm) BARRAGE: DJ Eugene Edo (9pm) RITZ: Morgan Royel & DJ KContinue reading “Thursday (1.2.2020)”

New Year’s Day (1.1.2020)

WEDNESDAY (1.1.2020): Happy New Year! UPTOWN / BRONX BOXERS WH: open (8pm) TOOLBOX: Karaoke with Jackie Dupree (9pm) WEST END: Lagoona Bloo (10pm); Selma Nilla (11pm) HELL’S KITCHEN THERAPY: open (8pm) BOXERS HK: open (8pm) HARDWARE: Skye Walker, DD Fuego & Elektra Lite or Lemon (10m) ATLAS SOCIAL CLUB: Men of Adonis Lounge (10pm) POSH: Octavia Anyae & Kristy Blaze (10pm)Continue reading “New Year’s Day (1.1.2020)”