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NEWFEST: New York’s LGBTQ Film festival

Ongoing | October 23 - October 25

The 31st New York LGBTQ Film Festival will be presented by HBO and feature some 140 films, panels and parties. Over 13,000 attendees from around the globe will gather for the annual celebration of the year’s best LGBTQ film and media, which has grown to become one of the world’s premier gatherings of LGBTQ filmmakers and artists. NewFest’s assortment of narratives, documentaries, episodics and shorts portray the diverse and compelling stories that run the gamut of the LGBTQ experience. Various…

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An die Musik presents: Schubert and Mozart

October 27 | 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
$10 – $30

Join us at 4 PM on Sunday, October 27th for the opening of our third season! String trios by Franz Schubert and Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart will be featured alongside Johan Halvorsen's Passacaglia for Violin and Viola. Schubert began composing his light and lovely String Trio in B-flat Major, D. 471 in 1816, though never managed to finish more than the first movement of the work. Conversely, Mozart's Divertimento in E-flat Major, K. 563, composed in 1788, is an extremely substantial,…

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Black Grace

October 29 - November 3
The Joyce Theater 175 Eighth Avenue New York, NY 10011 + Google Map
$30

Performing a “strikingly imaginative fusion of traditional Samoan/Maori dance and contemporary styles" (The Boston Globe), New Zealand's Black Grace makes its Joyce debut with a selection of works choreographed by founder and artistic director Neil Ieremia spanning the company’s 24-year history. A US premiere, Kiona and the Little Bird Suite, draws from signature pieces (Pati Pati and Gathering Clouds), utilizing body percussion and incorporating live drumming, singing and chanting. Excerpts from recent full-length works include Crying Men, which explores masculinity…

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“Now Serving”: A Guide to Aesthetic Etiquette in Four Courses

November 2 - November 16
The Collapsable Hole 55 Bank Street New York, NY 10014 + Google Map
$25 – $50

Radiohole, the company praised as "masters of design-forward experimental mayhem" by the American Theater Magazine, presents the world premiere of Now Serving: A Guide to Aesthetic Etiquette in Four Courses, an immersive performance dinner party. The food (cocktails, wine, hors d'oeuvres for all audience members; a four-course meal at the table) is served and consumed in a ritualistic, performative manner that begins to undermine the formality and civility of the evening, revealing a very different, darker ritual than those prescribed…

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Jagged Little Pill

November 3
Broadhurst Theatre 235 W 44th Street New York, NY 10036 + Google Map

Alanis Morissette’s 1995 Grammy Award-winning alternative rock phenomenon Jagged Little Pill has sold more than 33 million copies worldwide, making it one of the best selling albums of all time. This fall, songs from that groundbreaking album are interwoven into the fictional tale of a multi-racial family’s challenges living and learning in suburban America. Broadhurst Theatre Previews begin November 3rd

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Fear & Force: New York City’s Sons of Liberty

Ongoing | August 22, 2018 - August 22, 2020
Fraunces Tavern Museum 54 Pearl Street New York, NY 10004 + Google Map
$7

We may not like paying taxes but we would never think to tar and feather the tax collector. Yet as many of the colonists prepared for what would be the American Revolution, there was an organized group who opposed the government through violent resistance. Come see objects preserved from pivotal moments relating to the New York Sons of Liberty, like the tearing down of the King George statue in Bowling Green Park, and throwing chests of tea into the New…

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Mapplethorpe portrait

Implicit Tensions: Mapplethorpe Now

Ongoing | March 1, 2019 - January 5, 2020
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, 1071 5th Avenue New York, NY 10128 + Google Map

Implicit Tensions: Mapplethorpe Now will show the groundbreaking work of gay photographer Robert Mapplethorpe. The prolific artist captured the images of famous folks like his friend Patti Smith, as well as striking self-portraits and images of the S&M scene that drew controversy during Mapplethorpe’s lifetime. This exhibition will also showcase artists who succeeded Robert Mapplethorpe, portraying self and/or the body with similar frankness and beauty. These artists will include Rotimi Fani-Kayode, Lyle Ashton Harris, Glenn Ligon, Catherine Opie, and Paul…

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Nobody Promised You Tomorrow: Art 50 Years After Stonewall

Ongoing | May 3 - December 8
Brooklyn Museum 200 Eastern Pkwy Brooklyn, NY 11238 + Google Map
$16

Nobody Promised You Tomorrow: Art 50 Years After Stonewall commemorates the fiftieth anniversary of the 1969 Stonewall Uprising — a six-day clash between police and civilians ignited by a routine raid on the Stonewall Inn, a gay bar in New York City—and explores its profound legacy within contemporary art and visual culture today. The exhibition draws its title from the rallying words of transgender artist and activist Marsha P. Johnson, underscoring both the precariousness and the vitality of LGBTQ+ communities.…

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Garry Winogrand: Color

Ongoing | May 3 - December 8
Brooklyn Museum 200 Eastern Pkwy Brooklyn, NY 11238 + Google Map
$16

Garry Winogrand: Color is the first exhibition dedicated to the nearly forgotten color photographs of Garry Winogrand (1928–1984), one of the most influential photographers of the twentieth century. While almost exclusively known for his black-and-white images that pioneered a “snapshot aesthetic” in contemporary art, Winogrand produced more than 45,000 color slides between the early 1950s and late 1960s. Coming from a working-class background in the Bronx and practicing at the time when photographs had little market value, Winogrand did not…

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Out on View: LGBTQ+ Perspectives on the Collection

Ongoing | August 27 - October 31
FREE

Out on View: LGBTQ+ Perspectives on the Collection, the first LGBTQ+ trail in an American museum, at Hartford, Connecticut’s Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art. In conjunction with the exhibition Be Seen: Portrait Photography Since Stonewall, PathTrail produced the companion audio tour connecting visitors with queer subject matter throughout the museum’s collection. Out on View highlights sixteen works of art from antiquity to today. Museum visitors and all others can access the mobile tour online any time. Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of…

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The New York Comedy Festival Presents: Randy Rainbow Live

November 9
The Beacon Theatre 2124 Broadway New York, NY 10023 + Google Map

No, he’s not really dating Mel Gibson, but he is performing at this year’s New York Comedy Festival! We’re talking about Randy Rainbow, the openly  fabulous YouTube star who has a talent for staging outlandish faux encounters with both Hollywood and Washington, D.C. celebs and sticking it to Donald Trump with showtune parodies like “You’re Making Things Up Again, Donald”(to the tune of “Making Things Up” from Book of Mormon) and “Fact Checker” (a playful spin on “Matchmaker” from the…

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Darlinda Just Darlinda: One Woman Rainbow

November 10 | 9:30 pm
Joe’s Pub at the Public Theater 425 Lafayette Street New York, NY 10003 + Google Map
$25

The Village Voice dubbed Queer Performance Art Burlesque Performer, Darlinda Just Darlinda "Mastermind of Bizarre Extravaganza," and after 15 years in the entertainment world Darlinda Just Darlinda is turning over a new colorful leaf! In Fall 2018 she wrote Untitled Rainbow Project with a cast of 8 performers. She's on a rainbow kick with the world premier of “One Woman Rainbow” (Untitled Rainbow Project Abridged)! “One Woman Rainbow” is Darlinda Just Darlinda's one woman performance art variety show! Join her…

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In the Beginning: Early Music of Western Africa

November 12 | 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
$20

Ensemble Longbor Mor Dawn Padmore, Soprano Yacouba Sissoko, Kora Olusegun Ajayi, percussion Kevin Nathaniel Hylton, mbira & percussion Adedeji Ayansola, talking drum Is "Early Music" only about Europe? Thriving for centuries before and surviving four centuries after, persisting in a hostile foreign land long after the first ship bearing human cargo arrived in 1619, the chants and dances of Western Africa pre-date by centuries any music that we currently refer to as "early.” Come hear some of the oldest music…

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Pianist-Composer James Adler in Recital

November 12 | 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
$10 – $20

Join James Adler and guest flutist Cain-Oscar Bergeron for a celebration recital of the Albany Records release of "Homages & Remembrances" at Yamaha Artist Services Piano Salon. The 70-minute program will be followed by a reception in the hall. Program: Paul Turok: Passacaglia James Adler: Prelude and Toccata Claude Debussy: Deux Arabesques, L. 66 James Adler: Elegy for Norman (Cain-Oscar Bergeron, Flute) Henco Espag: Herinneringe Sergei Rachmaninoff: Prelude Op. 23 No. 6, in E-Flat Major Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Piano Sonata…

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Desert Hot Springs Pride Festival

November 16 | 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Free

The Board of Directors of DiversityDHS/Your LGBTQ Connection in Desert Hot Springs is excited to announce the 3rd annual Desert Hot Springs Pride Festival on Saturday, November 16, 2019 at Cabot's Pueblo Museum from 10:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. Like our first year in 2017, DHS will close out the Pride season here in Coachella Valley, just two weeks after our neighbor to the south's Greater Palm Springs Pride Festival and Parade. Events for the festival include craft and informational…

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Eva: A-7063

November 19 | 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Baruch Performing Arts Center 55 Lexington Avenue New York, New York 10010 + Google Map
$8.50

At the age of 10, Eva Mozes Kor (1934 - 2019) fought through some of the worst the Holocaust had to offer – being experimented on as one of "Mengele' s twins" at Auschwitz. After decades of torment and pain, she came to the epiphany of forgiving the Nazis and emerged as one of the best-known and most active Holocaust survivors in the world. The documentary follows her urgently circling the globe delivering her messages of healing and self-empowerment. Narrated…

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