Support Your Local Venues From Afar

It’s very likely that some of our favorite NYC venues may be unable to reopen if the coronavirus quarantine continues for weeks or longer, and if federal relief is not given to them (and at this rate, there is no reason for anyone to expect that will happen), they will not have the resources toContinue reading “Support Your Local Venues From Afar”

Thursday (3.19.2020)

THURSDAY (3.19.2020) Your daily guide to online nightlife-based programming during the coronavirus quarantine.  LIVE WEBCASTS FACEBOOK: Toni Homeperm with Bella Noche (here) (6pm); The Only Quarantine Drag Show hosted by Peppermint. Featuring Tina Burner, Marti Gould Cummings, Kiki Ball-Change and more (here) (7pm); Paige Turner (here) (7pm); Cooking with Jacklynn Hyde & her Mom (here)Continue reading “Thursday (3.19.2020)”

ThotSpot: Neon Boys

Thotyssey’s column “ThotLight” reviews and reports on the big events in NYC nightlife. Today’s a special Coroanavirus Quarantine edition where we’ll discuss a recently-released short film available for streaming starring NYC nightlife personalities. [Above: still from “Neon Boys” featuring Matty Glitterati & Jonathan Salazar.] By Jim Silvestri Need a palette cleanser between episodes of whateverContinue reading “ThotSpot: Neon Boys”

Wednesday (3.18.2020)

WEDNESDAY (3.18.2020) Your daily guide to online nightlife-based programming during the coronavirus quarantine.  LIVE WEBCASTS FACEBOOK: Marti Gould Cummings Living Room Salon (here) (6pm); Vivica Galactica & Gina Tonic host bingo (here) (8pm); The Magicians viewing party with Lilith LeFae (here) (8pm); Zeta Jones (here) (8:30pm); Trivia with Zalika Parsons, Madame Vivien V & Vic Sin (here) (10pm)Continue reading “Wednesday (3.18.2020)”

Tuesday (3.17.2020)

TUESDAY (3.17.2020) Your daily guide to online nightlife-based programming during the coronavirus quarantine.  LIVE WEBCASTS FACEBOOK: Marti Gould Cummings reads kids’ books (here) (3pm); “Schwa’s Home Cooked Drag Show” starring Schwa de Vivre (here) (7pm) INSTAGRAM: Marti Gould Cummings reads kids’ books (here) (3pm); Tammy Spanx (here) (7pm) NOWADAYS SITE: Virtual Nowadays live feed feat. Hone.SocialContinue reading “Tuesday (3.17.2020)”

Monday (3.16.2020)

Bars, nightclubs and non-delivery restaurants in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut are scheduled to entirely close tonight at 8pm in observance of the mandated social distancing to combat the spread of the Coronavirus. It is therefore unlikely that any major live events will be happening this evening. Although an 8 week closure of tri-stateContinue reading “Monday (3.16.2020)”

No More Thotyssey Live Listings (For Now)

And so it goes… As of Tuesday March 17, all New York City bars and nightclubs are to close in response official efforts to contain and combat the coronavirus outbreak. When this measure passes, Thotyssey will then solely promote online contact while continuing to conduct On Point Interviews. We all must prepare for the veryContinue reading “No More Thotyssey Live Listings (For Now)”

Sunday (3.15.2020)

SUNDAY (3.15.2020):  *HERE IS WHAT’S STILL HAPPENING TONIGHT. NYC NIGHTLIFE IS IN DIRE NEED OF SUPPORT AT THIS TIME, BUT PLEASE USE CAUTION & GOOD JUDGMENT AS THE CITY BATTLES THE CORONAVIRUS PANDEMIC.* UPTOWN / BRONX BOXERS WH: DJ Max Damian (10pm) HELL’S KITCHEN HARDWARE:  Jasmine Rice (6pm); Rosé & Izzy Uncut (10pm); Marti Gould CummingsContinue reading “Sunday (3.15.2020)”

Wake Up, Bitch! (3.14-15.2020)

Your guide to the weekend’s queerest brunches and early events. SATURDAY BOXERS HK : Brunch CARA MIA (HK): Brunch with Tiffany Anne Coke  CANCELLED DEEP END (Ridgewood Qns) Brunch ELMO (Chelsea): Brunch HASWELL GREENS (HK): Brunch with Ritzy Bitz  CANCELLED LA PULPERIA EAST (UES): Brunch with Nicole Onoscopi & Amanda Pörq SIX 26 (JC, NJ): Brunch with BoudoirContinue reading “Wake Up, Bitch! (3.14-15.2020)”

Friday (3.13.2020)

FRIDAY (3.13..2020): We’re doing our best to maintain an updated list of events still happening tonight in light of the collective hysteria sweeping the nation. UPTOWN / BRONX BOXERS WH:  ESCUELA FRIDAYS (10pm) SUITE: Brenda Dharling & Pattaya Hart  (midnight) WEST END: TBA HELL’S KITCHEN LUCKY CHENGS @ STAGE 48: Vanessa Van Cartier (7pm) ATLAS SOCIALContinue reading “Friday (3.13.2020)”

Where to Watch Drag Race Ep. 3

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 Drag Race Ep. 3”

Thursday (3.12.2020)

THURSDAY (3.12.2020): Geoffrey Mac is joined by Project Runway castmates and Boomer Banks for a finale viewing party at The Vault; Erika Klash performs with Brooklyn all-stars for the Wallbreaker benefit at Macri Park; Madame Vivien V & Viva Vidalia host a disco party at Joyface; the queens of QUEEN serve us Gods & MythsContinue reading “Thursday (3.12.2020)”

On Point With: Amanda Pörq

Originally from Ohio, here’s a local comedy queen on the rise: New York City needs Amanda Pörq! [Cover photo: David Serrano] Thotyssey: Hello Ms. Pörq! Are you successfully hiding from the coronavirus? Amanda Porq: Luckily, I am! Nothing a little Germ-X and celibacy can’t prevent! Everyone has basically lost their minds at this point. Oh,Continue reading “On Point With: Amanda Pörq”

Wednesday (3.11.2020)

WEDNESDAY (3.11.2020): Premieres from Skye Walker (video game night at Hardware), AndrogyNY (bingo at Playhouse), Rosé & Selma Nilla (new show at Industry) and Boy Radio (party at Nowhere); queer standup at Broadway Comedy Club; Astrud Aurelia with Devo Monique, Zenobia & Neon Calypso; Ariel Versace at Vera; and more! UPTOWN / BRONX BOXERS WH:Continue reading “Wednesday (3.11.2020)”

On Point With: Foxy Belle Afriq / Uncle Freak

Uganda born mother Henrietta moonlights as a prolific pair of nightlife characters, exploring gender expression and art with two polar opposite identities. Thotyssey explores all there is to love about this gorgeous lady / sexy guy. [Cover photo credits left to right: Adrian Buckmaster & Will M] Thotyssey: Hello Foxy / Freak! Thank you forContinue reading “On Point With: Foxy Belle Afriq / Uncle Freak”

Monday (3.9.2020)

MONDAY (3.9.2020): “Queens of Broadway” at Feinsteins 54 Below stars Lagoona Bloo, Clarice DuBois, Vix, Castrata & Elektra Lite; Lady Havokk & Vylette Tendency host a Purim pop-up at Macri Park; Victoria Falls rolls bingo at Slate NY; the Whose Boots country music party & showcase returns to Metro; Serena Burgess joins Holly Box-Springs &Continue reading “Monday (3.9.2020)”

Sunday (3.8.2020)

SUNDAY (3.8.2020): At Playhouse it’s April Carrion with Shequida & Bootsie LeFaris, and later Bob the Drag Queen joins Alexis Michelle & Olivia Lux for Look Queen; Kevin & Nita Aviance at LeBain; Roxy Brooks is in town hosting an early show at Hardware; Inita D Invades Stonewall; Morabito at the Blue Midtown for Ultramaroon;Continue reading “Sunday (3.8.2020)”