On Point With: Isabella Rio

This Brazilian beauty is part of the new, soon-to-be-post-lockdown era of NYC drag, thanks to a weekly party at the Ritz… and it looks like she’s bringing a new sisterhood along for the ride. Everyone say Olá, Isabella Rio! Thotyssey: Good afternoon, Isabella! How is this lovely April treating you so far? Isabella Rio: Hello,Continue reading “On Point With: Isabella Rio”

Sunday (4.18.2021)

SUNDAY (4.18.2021) Your daily guide to New York and New Jersey nightlife programming, plus online nightlife-based programming (EST). UPTOWN / BRONX EL PASO: Brunch feat. Lola Michele-Kiki with Robyn Banks (noon) CECIL STEAKHOUSE: Brunch feat. TBA (2pm) KIRVENS: Bingo feat. Boyish Charm (6pm) HELL’S KITCHEN SECRET ROOM: Lucky Chengs Drag Brunch feat. Svetlana Stoli withContinue reading “Sunday (4.18.2021)”

Saturday (4.17.2021)

SATURDAY (4.17.2021) Your daily guide to New York and New Jersey nightlife programming, plus online nightlife-based programming (EST). **For all live indoor venue events, occupancy is currently at 50% per lockdown regulations and social distancing is enforced. Contact venues or listed performers to confirm reservations if necessary.** UPTOWN SUITE: Octavia Anyae (7pm) HELL’S KITCHEN MICKEY SPILLANE’S:Continue reading “Saturday (4.17.2021)”

On Point With: Mystique Summers

Bitch! She’s from Chicago, she’s the lovely dancing jewel of Texas and a true digital diva, she’s OG “Drag Race” Season 2 royalty with lots to say about the franchise, and she’ll whoop your ass while giving you your whole life… the magical Mystique Summers! Thotyssey: Hello Mystique, thanks so much for talking to usContinue reading “On Point With: Mystique Summers”

Friday (4.16.2021)

FRIDAY (4.16.2021) Your daily guide to New York and New Jersey nightlife programming, plus online nightlife-based programming (EST). UPTOWN / BRONX SUITE: Drag Race viewing party (8pm) TOOLBOX:  Drag Race viewing party feat. Chelsea Piers (8pm) KIRVENS: Drag Race viewing party feat. Boyish Charm (8pm) HELL’S KITCHEN RISE: Drag Race viewing party feat. Holly Box-Springs (5pm) RITZ: [upstairs] DragContinue reading “Friday (4.16.2021)”

On Point With: DJ Gingy

Currently celebrating a milestone anniversary as a New Yorker, Seth Ward Pyatt has vast experience in the world of theater–both onstage and backstage. And as DJ Gingy, they’re an essential part of Astoria’s hard-to-define yet increasingly vital queer nightlife scene. Thotyssey: Hiya, Gingy! How’s April treating you? DJ Gingy: Pretty good so far. It’s beenContinue reading “On Point With: DJ Gingy”

Thursday (4.15.2021)

THURSDAY (4.15.2021) Your daily guide to New York and New Jersey nightlife programming, plus online nightlife-based programming (EST). HELL’S KITCHEN HARDWARE: Shequida (7pm) INDUSTRY: Holly Dae (7pm) RISE: Brenda Dharling (7pm) MR. BIGGS: Bingo feat. Chaka Khanvict (7pm) XOXO: Marcel & Crystal Comedowns with Zeta Jones, Showdolliana & DJ Casa de Galindo (7pm) RITZ: Bingo feat. Morgan Royel (8pm) CHELSEAContinue reading “Thursday (4.15.2021)”

On Point With: CARSON / SixFoot 5

Carson Rammelt, aka music producer Sixfoot 5 (yes, that’s his real height) is making beautiful music with some of the City’s true nightlife luminaries–when he’s not busy making music of his own as recording artist CARSON. Whatever name you want to call him, this tall drink of delicious water is set to have a prettyContinue reading “On Point With: CARSON / SixFoot 5”

Wednesday (4.14.2021)

WEDNESDAY (4.14.2021) Your daily guide to New York and New Jersey nightlife programming, plus online nightlife-based programming (EST). **For all live indoor venue events, occupancy is currently at 50% per lockdown regulations and social distancing is enforced. Contact venues or listed performers to confirm reservations if necessary.** UPTOWN TOOLBOX: Jacklynn Hyde (8pm) HELL’S KITCHEN HARDWARE:Continue reading “Wednesday (4.14.2021)”

Tuesday (4.13.2021)

TUESDAY (4.13.2021) Your daily guide to online nightlife-based programming and socially distanced live events during the coronavirus quarantine. (EST) HELL’S KITCHEN RISE: Bingo feat. Paige Turner (6pm) INDUSTRY: Holly Box-Springs (6pm) HARDWARE: Pixie Aventura (8pm) MIDTOWN EAST TOWNHOUSE: Pianist Sarah Glassman (6pm) WEST VILLAGE PIECES: Heidi Haux (6pm) STONEWALL: “Piano Bar” (6pm) ROCKBAR: Ali Forney Center benefitContinue reading “Tuesday (4.13.2021)”

Monday (4.12.2021)

MONDAY (4.12.2021) Your daily guide to online nightlife-based programming and socially distanced live events during the coronavirus quarantine. (EST) HELL’S KITCHEN HARDWARE: “Broadway Mondays” feat. VJ OhRicky with Jacklynn Hyde & Holly Box-Springs (5pm) INDUSTRY: Miz Cracker (8pm) RISE: Trivia feat. Jasmine Rice LaBeija with Lexington Banks (8pm) RITZ: Isabella Rio with Robyn Edges & DJ Valber (8pm) WEST VILLAGE PIECES:Continue reading “Monday (4.12.2021)”

Sunday (4.11.2021)

SUNDAY (4.11.2021) Your daily guide to New York and New Jersey nightlife programming, plus online nightlife-based programming (EST). UPTOWN / BRONX EL PASO: Brunch feat. Lola Michele-Kiki (noon) CECIL STEAKHOUSE: Brunch feat. Empress Vizcaya & FiFi DuBois (2pm) KIRVENS: Bingo feat. Boyish Charm (6pm) HELL’S KITCHEN SECRET ROOM: Lucky Chengs Drag Brunch feat. Svetlana Stoli withContinue reading “Sunday (4.11.2021)”

Bar Babe of the Month: Ashley at The Rosemont

The boys wanna be her, the girls wanna be her, and if you’re tall and loud you might just have a shot with Brooklyn’s Ashley! Bar that I work at: The Rosemount and Macri Park How long I’ve worked there: I’ve been at the Rosemont for about 6 months Macri about 2 years What areContinue reading “Bar Babe of the Month: Ashley at The Rosemont”

Saturday (4.10.2021)

SATURDAY (4.10.2021) Your daily guide to New York and New Jersey nightlife programming, plus online nightlife-based programming (EST). **For all live indoor venue events, occupancy is currently at 50% per lockdown regulations and social distancing is enforced. Contact venues or listed performers to confirm reservations if necessary.** UPTOWN SUITE: Octavia Anyae (7pm) HELL’S KITCHEN MICKEY SPILLANE’S:Continue reading “Saturday (4.10.2021)”

Friday (4.9.2021)

FRIDAY (4.9.2021) Your daily guide to New York and New Jersey nightlife programming, plus online nightlife-based programming (EST). UPTOWN / BRONX SUITE: Drag Race viewing party (8pm) KIRVENS: Drag Race viewing party feat. Boyish Charm (8pm) HELL’S KITCHEN RISE: Drag Race viewing party feat. Holly Box-Springs (5pm) RITZ: [upstairs] Drag Race viewing party feat. Digna with Tina Twirler, VinnyGaga &Continue reading “Friday (4.9.2021)”

On Point With: Yune Neptune

Joining a growing number of queens recently transplanting from the Boston drag scene to New York, Yune Neptune brings her bold, geeky, colorful and eclectic drag to a potentially larger audience. Currently hosting shows in Brooklyn, Yune tells Thotyssey about her her storied and challenging upbringing, her Boston sisterhood and her rise in the dragContinue reading “On Point With: Yune Neptune”

Thursday (4.8.2021)

THURSDAY (4.8.2021) Your daily guide to New York and New Jersey nightlife programming, plus online nightlife-based programming (EST). HELL’S KITCHEN HARDWARE: Shequida (7pm) INDUSTRY: Holly Dae (7pm) RISE: Brenda Dharling (7pm) MR. BIGGS: Bingo feat. Chaka Khanvict (7pm) XOXO: Marcel & Crystal Comedowns with FiFi DuBois & DJ Casa de Galindo (7pm) RITZ: Bingo feat. Morgan Royel (8pm) CHELSEA LIBERTY NYC:Continue reading “Thursday (4.8.2021)”

On Point With: VinnyGaga

It’s all about dance for this stylish young queen, who’s been serving us fiercely choreographed, socially distanced guest spots across the city throughout our Covid year and is now co-headlining a show at one of NYC’s hottest venues. There could be a hundred people in the room, but all eyes are on VinnyGaga! Thotyssey: HelloContinue reading “On Point With: VinnyGaga”

Wednesday (4.7.2021)

WEDNESDAY (4.7.2021) Your daily guide to New York and New Jersey nightlife programming, plus online nightlife-based programming (EST). **For all live indoor venue events, occupancy is currently at 50% per lockdown regulations and social distancing is enforced. Contact venues or listed performers to confirm reservations if necessary.** HELL’S KITCHEN HARDWARE: Elektra Lite, DD Fuego & Skye Walker (7pm)Continue reading “Wednesday (4.7.2021)”