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American Museum of Natural History Presents, Astronomy Live: Multiwavelength Universe

May 29 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
$12 - $15

Hayden Planetarium Space Theater $15 ($13.50 seniors, students) $12 Members The universe is full of light, from the many hues of the visible spectrum to waves we can’t see like X-rays, gamma rays, and infrared light. Astronomers use telescopes to identify the many wavelengths space objects emit. What can these wavelengths tell us about celestial bodies and the universe at large? Join Brian Levine, Emily Rice, and Jana Grcevich and explore the universe through a different lens. Support for Hayden…

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Barbara Hammer on Multiply, Identify, Her

May 30 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
ICP Museum 250 Bowery New York, NY 10012 + Google Map
Free

Barbara Hammer and ICP Assistant Curator Marina Chao discuss the intersections of Hammer's work and the key precepts of the ICP exhibition, "Multiply, Identify, Her", including multiple and hybrid selves, feminism, and identity. For nearly fifty years, Hammer's work in film, photography, and interdisciplinary media has broken ground, taken experimental form, and driven new perspectives on queer and feminist art. Image credit: Barbara Hammer (with Ingrid Christie, camera), What You Are Not Supposed to Look At #5, 2014. Collection Florrie…

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Queer Words, Queer Worlds

June 2 | 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Brooklyn Museum 200 Eastern Pkwy Brooklyn, NY 11238 + Google Map
Free

Come celebrate Brooklyn Pride at the Brooklyn Museum. Some of the events are listed below, but check our website for the full line-up of art, pop-up poetry, film, talks, music, etc. Community Talk: Queer Zines and Archives: Shawn(ta) Smith-Cruz (CUNY and Lesbian Herstory Archives) talks with Elvis Bakaitis (CUNY, Lesbian Herstory Archive, and NYC Feminist Zinefest) about how queer zines build community. Moderated by Maya Harder-Montoya of Posture Magazine. Space is limited and first come, first served. Film and Performance:…

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President Bill Clinton & James Patterson

June 5 | 7:00 pm
NYU Skirball Center for the Performing Arts 566 LaGuardia Place New York, NY 10036 + Google Map
$75

Don’t miss this rare joint appearance by the 42nd President of the United States Bill Clinton and the world’s best-selling novelist James Patterson, co-authors of the new fictional thriller “The President is Missing.” Set in real time over three days, the plot unfolds as enemies plan an unprecedented attack on America in which the President himself becomes suspect before disappearing from public view. The duo will discuss their collaborative writing process, their love of mysteries and how the former President’s…

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American Museum of Natural History Presents, SciCafe: Primate Palate: Orangutans, Obesity, and Human Evolution

June 6 | 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
$21

Wednesday, June 6 Cullman Hall of the Universe Free for 21+ with ID Doors open at 6:30 pm Program begins at 7 pm Enter at 81st Street Entrance Erin Vogel shares her research on wild orangutans from the tropical forests of Sumatra and Borneo, illuminating how the diet, behavior, and metabolism of our primate cousins can provide insights on human conditions. Admission Update: Beginning with the June 6 event, all SciCafe attendees will require a ticket for entry available here. The…

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Nina Berman: An Autobiography of Miss Wish

June 6 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
ICP Museum 250 Bowery New York, NY 10012 + Google Map
Free

Photographer Nina Berman discusses "An Autobiography of Miss Wish", a project 25 years in the making that tells the story of a sex trafficking and child pornography survivor through multiple narrative elements, including the protagonist’s vast personal archive.

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Artist Photonics

Ongoing | May 4 - June 10
HoloCenter 403 Comfort Rd New York, NY 10004 + Google Map
Free

Holographic memories and explorations of optical dynamics come to the HoloCenter for ‘Artist Photonics’.Shaping, twisting, and splitting light, artists create work where the photons are the medium. Imagery is carved by luminance, where color and space hold form. Elisa Balmaceda · Lorraine Beaulieu · Iñaki Berguiristan · Michael Bleyenberg · Patrick Boyd · Max Clarke · Dafydd Dale-Jones · Rose DeSiano · Guillermo Federico Heinze · Juyong Lee · Kacie Lees · Gerald Marks · Waldemar Mattis-Teutsch · Sam Moree…

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Puerto Vallarta Pride

Ongoing | May 17 - May 27
Puerto Vallarta Francisco Medina Ascencio Km 2.5 Local H8 y 10, Zona Hotelera Plaza Las Glorias Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco 48333 + Google Map

With the theme of “100 Reasons to Celebrate" in honor of the destination's Centennial, Vallarta Pride will take place in Puerto Vallarta from May 20 to 27th. The festival will celebrate the vibrant Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transvestite, Transgender, Intersexual and Queer (LGBTTIQ) community through a series of cultural activities, concerts, parties and parades. Last year, Vallarta Pride received more than 17 thousand visitors, which meant an increase of considerable tourist influx in Puerto Vallarta during the season.

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One City One Pride LGBTQ Arts Festival

Ongoing | May 22 - June 30
Free

The City of West Hollywood's One City One Pride LGBTQ Arts Festival celebrates pride in 2018 with the festival theme “I Remember”. One City One Pride consists of interactive, performing and visual art events - mostly free! - between May 22 through June 30 (Harvey Milk Day through the end of June Pride month). Some highlights of One City One Pride 2018 are: May 22: Kick-off reception and a staged reading of Dear Harvey with Celebration Theatre May 30: Lillian…

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Harvey Milk Book Signing with Lillian Faderman

June 8 | 8:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Congregation Beit Simchat Torah 30 W 30th Street New York, NY 10001-0154 + Google Map
Free

Join us for a book signing and Q & A session with Lillian Faderman, author of Harvey Milk: His Lives and Death, the latest in the award-winning Jewish Lives series. Lillian Faderman is a distinguished scholar of LGBT and ethnic history and literature. She has received numerous awards for her previous eleven books, three of which, Surpassing the Love of Men, Odd Girls and Twilight Lovers, and The Gay Revolution, have been named by the New York Times as Notable…

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TooTouchy Subjects: LGBTQ and #MeToo

June 11 | 6:30 pm
Brooklyn Historical Society 128 Pierrepont Street Brooklyn, NY 11201 + Google Map
$5

What promise does the #MeToo movement hold to spotlight sexual assault and harassment toward vulnerable LGBTQ communities? In a media environment focused on the stories of cisgender celebrities, who gets left behind? And how can individuals of non-conforming gender and sexual identity advocate for their own protections? them executive editor Meredith Talusan leads a conversation with Black Lives Matter co-founder and Marsha P. Johnson Institute Executive Director Elle Hearns, media host, organizer, and activist Aaryn Lang, and Inside/Out author and…

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American Museum of Natural History Presents, Frontiers Lecture: Mercury Rising

June 11 | 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
https://www.amnh.org/calendar/frontiers-lecture-mercury-rising

Monday, June 11, at 7:30 pm Hayden Planetarium Space Theater $15 ($13.50 seniors, students) $12 Members Thanks to NASA’s completed MESSENGER probe mission, we can now explore Mercury in detail. Resembling our Moon, and with a similar atmosphere, our solar system’s innermost planet has enough activity in its interior to generate a small magnetic field. Join guides Denton Ebel and Carter Emmart for an up-close examination of our solar system’s smallest planet.   Support for Hayden Planetarium Programs is provided by the Schaffner Family…

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Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater Returns To Lincoln Center June 13-17, 2018

June 13 - June 17
Lincoln Center Theater 150 W 65th Street New York, NY 10023 + Google Map
$29

Ailey Celebrates Six Decades With A World Premiere And Nine Diverse Works Across Three Thrilling Programs Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, beloved as one of the world’s most popular dance companies, will present a seven-performance engagement at Lincoln Center’s David H. Koch Theater June 13 – 17, 2018. Led by Artistic Director Robert Battle, 60 years after the Company’s founding, Ailey’s acclaimed dancers will perform a diverse repertory by eight choreographers across three programs and a one-night-only program for The…

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Human Rights Conference

June 14 | 7:00 pm
SUNY Global Center 116 E 55th Street New York, New York 10022 + Google Map
$25 - $50

The NYC Pride Human Rights Conference 2018 partners with SUNY, is an exciting gathering of activists, artists, educators, journalists, policymakers, students, and others engaged in LGBT human rights around the world. The one day conference provides a unique opportunity for a global dialogue about LGBT human rights, ranging from performances to presentations, politics to policies, and activists to academics. Featuring collaborated programming with SUNY, United Nations, GMHC, SAGE, OutRight, and The Center, with participation from Columbia Law School, Weill Cornell…

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Family & Friends Shabbat at Congregation Beit Simchat Torah

June 15 | 5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Congregation Beit Simchat Torah 30 W 30th Street New York, NY 10001-0154 + Google Map
Free

Congregation Beit Simchat Torah's Family & Friends Shabbat celebrates those who support the LGBTQ community and support us personally. This year, CBST welcomes Rev. Dr. Donna Schaper, Senior Minister at Judson Memorial Church. Prior to the 6:30 pm service, CBST social group Mishpachah will host a Community Dinner to which all are welcome. This event will be ASL interpreted. Congregation Beit Simchat Torah (CBST) is a vibrant spiritual community and a progressive voice within Judaism. Founded in 1973, CBST attracts…

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Los Angeles Police Department Accelerated Testing

June 16 | 7:00 am - 12:00 pm
Ahmanson Recruit Training Center 5651 W Manchester Avenue Los Angeles, CA 90045 + Google Map
Free

Accelerate Your LAPD Hiring Process! Attend the LAPD Accelerated Testing event and you will complete: Information Session The Written Test Physical Fitness Test This event is open to everyone interested in becoming a Police Officer. Fitness attire and running shoes required. Minimum qualifications Must be at least 20 years Citizen of the U.S. (or have applied for citizenship) High school diploma (G.E.D. or equivalent) A background suitable to become a law enforcement officer. For more information, please visit joinLAPD.com or…

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