Saturday (2.29.2020)

SATURDAY (2.29.2020): Thotyssey is stopping by Industry to guest host a “Picard” viewing party & game night with Heather Wood! Meanwhile: Club Zero Space at ZeroSpace; DJ Peter Napoli spins at DROM; XOXA & Occupy The Disco at Elsewhere; Bear Milk at The Deep End; April Carrion at The Vault; DIGNA at The Ritz; JanetContinue reading “Saturday (2.29.2020)”

On Point With: Bibingka Mama

She’s serves body, she’s serves face, she serves shows… she serves pastries! The Filipino-American performer Bibingka Mama has become a Brooklyn institution… and it’s high time we all signed up for her brand of drag, burlesque and delicious foodstuffs. [Cover photo: Jeff Jassky] Thotyssey: Hello Mama! Thanks for chatting today! So, you recently gave aContinue reading “On Point With: Bibingka Mama”

Wake Up, Bitch! (2.29-3.1.2020)

Your guide to the weekend’s queerest brunches and early events. SATURDAY BOXERS HK : Brunch CARA MIA (HK): Brunch with Tiffany Anne Coke DEEP END (Ridgewood Qns) Brunch ELMO (Chelsea): Brunch HASWELL GREENS (HK): Brunch with Ritzy Bitz LA PULPERIA EAST (UES): Brunch with Nicole Onoscopi SIX 26 (JC, NJ): Brunch with Boudoir LeFleur & Kimmi Moore SONY HALL (HK):Continue reading “Wake Up, Bitch! (2.29-3.1.2020)”

Friday (2.28.2020)

FRIDAY (2.28.2020): Drag Race premiere viewing parties across the city; S12 RuGirls judge the Lady Liberty drag competition after the premiere at Sony Hall; The Hause of Olive, Maddelynn Hatter, Madame Vivien V, Mocha Lite & others give shows at 3 Dollar Bill; Ladyfag’s 12:12 at Open House; Lil Mix Bitch at Dromedary; DJ VitoContinue reading “Friday (2.28.2020)”

Where to Watch The Drag Race S12 Premiere

Here is a list of local venues screening “RuPaul’s Drag Race” and their viewing party hosts where applicable. Although some viewing parties may start sooner with host performances, drink specials, etc., the program officially begins at 8pm EST on Friday nights. UPTOWN BOXERS WH: Inita D HARLEM NIGHTS: Zarria SUITE: Divinity Banks TOOLBOX: Zeta JonesContinue reading “Where to Watch The Drag Race S12 Premiere”

Thursday (2.27.2020)

THURSDAY (2.27.2020): Kareem McJagger presents a new underwear party at Rebar; Holly Dae’s Open Call drag competition at The Ritz and Shane Tate’s Beers & Bears at Rockbar move to Thursdays; and later, it’s Holly Dae’s birthday QUEEN at Industry; tributes to girl groups at Metro, Dolly Parton at Otto’s and George Michael / EltonContinue reading “Thursday (2.27.2020)”

Wednesday (2.26.2020)

WEDNESDAY (2.26.2020): Kiki Ball-Change a nd a cast of comedy queens bring musical improv to Playhouse; Matthew Lewis’ birthday at 1 OAK; Lady Macncheese’s Court of Filth at Rockbar; Penny arcade’s new show at Pangea; Boy Radio performs at Bedlam; and more! UPTOWN / BRONX BOXERS WH: Poker with Butch Cordora (6pm) WEST END: SurvivorContinue reading “Wednesday (2.26.2020)”

On Point With: Corma Kelley

This wise, wistful woman of The West End is about to get some major work done… on her first weekly drag show, that is! Thotyssey gets to know the comely comedienne Corma Kelley. Thotyssey: Hello Corna! So, it’s been several weeks now since you hosted the Oscars viewing party at The West End, but IContinue reading “On Point With: Corma Kelley”

Tuesday (2.25.2020)

TUESDAY (2.25.2020):  Vivica Galactica hosts an uplifting revue at Stonewall; the finale of Corma Kelley’s “Zoo Bee Zoo Bee Zoo” at the West End; Nico Gonzalez’s open mic at The Toolbox is now weekly; Dezi 5 hosts a new night at Nowhere; Pissi Myles fills in at Hardware; and more! UPTOWN EVO LOUNGE: Enigma TuesdaysContinue reading “Tuesday (2.25.2020)”

On Point With: Stella Luna

Emerging seemingly out of the blue to become one of Jersey’s most successful drag hostesses, Six26’s Stella Luna shares with Thotyssey the secrets of her success… as we all prepare for the gauntlet that is Season 12 of “RuPaul’s Drag Race.” Thotyssey: Hello Stella, how are you? Stella Luna: I’m great! Just getting back toContinue reading “On Point With: Stella Luna”

Monday (2.24.2020)

MONDAY (2.24..2020): Leg Up on Life’s epic “Night of Life” dance showcase & benefit for The Trevor Project returns to Sony Hall; Jiggly Caliente & friends join Kizha Carr at Barracuda; new show premieres from Adriana Trenta (karaoke at Bar None), Lady Bearica Andrews (bingo at The Footlight) & CoCo De’Ball (a monthly at Feathers);Continue reading “Monday (2.24.2020)”

Sunday (2.23.2020)

SUNDAY (2.23.2020): double feature at the Vault: Thotyssey’s “Viva & a Diva” starring Viva Vidalia & Lady Bearica Andrews, plus Blvk Lae D.’s all-star “Reparations!” Meanwhile: Megan Thee Stallion at Avant Gardner; Peppermint with Frankie Sharp at the Dream Hotel; Neon Calypso’s birthday at a soft opening for Pink Metal in Brooklyn; a benefit forContinue reading “Sunday (2.23.2020)”

Saturday (2.22.2020)

SATURDAY (2.22.2020): Nicky Doll joins the cast of Fake Nudes at The Rosemont; pornstar Seth Knight at ReBar; Alexis Michelle, Dusty Ray Bottoms & Sherry Pie at the Albatross; West Dakota at Club Cumming & Macri Park; a Caribbean Equality Project showcase in Jamaica, Queens; a Eurovision party at Rockbar; and more! UPTOWN / BRONXContinue reading “Saturday (2.22.2020)”

On Point With: Paris L’Hommie

A relative newcomer to NYC bar drag, this makeup artist, dancer and duchess of genderfuck is giving us face, movement and beauty. Whether we’re finding her in the competition circuit or a guest spot or a benefit today, her path to stardom is clear! [Cover photo: Mia Isabella] Thotyssey: Bonjour Paris, thanks for chatting withContinue reading “On Point With: Paris L’Hommie”

Wake Up, Bitch! (2.22-23.2020)

Your guide to the weekend’s queerest brunches and early events. SATURDAY BOXERS HK : Brunch CARA MIA (HK): Brunch with Tiffany Anne Coke DEEP END (Ridgewood Qns) Brunch ELIZA’S LOCAL (EV): Brunch with Frida Cox & Zelemiri ELMO (Chelsea): Brunch HASWELL GREENS (HK): Brunch with Ritzy Bitz Hibiscus LA PULPERIA EAST (UES): Brunch with Nicole OnoscopiContinue reading “Wake Up, Bitch! (2.22-23.2020)”

Friday (2.21.2020)

FRIDAY (2.21.2020): Aja at The Playhouse; Ariel Versace at Bay Market Kitchen; Ms. Pak-Man & Distorted Diznee at The Beechman; Audrey Phoenix & Coco Taylor at Therapy; a Brooklyn invasion of The Ritz; Cabaret for a Cause at The Delancey; Scandalo at Black Flamingo; a new Castrata solo show at Don’t Tell Mama; Kay DayContinue reading “Friday (2.21.2020)”

Thursday (2.20.2020)

THURSDAY (2.20.2020): Paige Turner hosts a special edition of Thotyssey’s THOT MESS at Rebar! Meanwhile: the Dragnet competition returns to Metro; Seattle’s Ms Pak-Man brings her stage show to the Beechman; Silver Dream Factory at 3DB features Ty Sunderland & Nicky Ottav; B Train at Sycamore; QUEEN @ Industry pays tribute to Black History Month;Continue reading “Thursday (2.20.2020)”

ThotSpot: Oh Yes! With Boyish Charm, Jubilee, Blue, and Roqué (2.15.20, Boxers Washington Heights)

Thotyssey’s column “ThotLight” reviews and reports on the big events in NYC nightlife. By Jeremy Grossman “I don’t care if you guys are laughing with us or you’re laughing at us. If you come here once, you’re part of our family.” This sense of “family” is what makes the trip to Boxers Washington Heights worthContinue reading “ThotSpot: Oh Yes! With Boyish Charm, Jubilee, Blue, and Roqué (2.15.20, Boxers Washington Heights)”

Wednesday (2.19.2020)

WEDNESDAY (2.19.2020): At Rockbar, it’s Crystal Hart’s now-weekly show followed by the all new Rock Solid burlesque revue featuring Jack arrow & Gogo Gadget; Kanga Roo & Stasi host a country show at The Vault; Senerio guest DJs karaoke at Macri Park; the DIZZY goth party is back at Nowhere; Justin Vivian Bond premieres aContinue reading “Wednesday (2.19.2020)”

On Point With: Gogo Gadget

A veteran all-star of the burlesque stage and the DJ booth, we are about to see even more of “The Bouncing Bubble-butt Beefcake of Burlesque” Gogo Gadget as he and another burlesque bae prepare a new recurring showcase in the West Village. Thotyssey: Hello Gogo! How was your Valentines Day? Gogo Gadget: Beautifully busy, withContinue reading “On Point With: Gogo Gadget”