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The Hammer Mix Decades

November 13 | 7:00 pm
Museum of Modern Art (MoMa) 11 W 53 Street New York, NY 10019 + Google Map
$14 – $25

Queer|Art presents The Hammer Mix: Decades, a special evening organized in honor of legendary artist and filmmaker Barbara Hammer (1939–2019), whose prolific creative career spanned more than six decades. The program includes a screening of short films made across those decades and explores some of Hammer’s many diverse creative interests, including love and intimacy, travel and human connection, and the art and politics of dying. N. Scott Johnson will perform a special live accompaniment to Hammer’s 2018 film Evidentiary Bodies.…

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New Plays from Taiwan: What’s Next After Marriage Equality?

November 14 | 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

In May 2019, Taiwan became the first Asian country to legalize same-sex marriage. Join us for an evening with Taiwanese playwrights, Chao Chi-Yun (趙啟運), Lin Meng-Huan (林孟寰), and Liu Chien-Kuo (劉建幗), who have created short plays embracing the achievements and struggles of this historic moment. This evening will feature three staged readings performed by a stellar cast of New York-based actors and directed by Michael Leibenluft of Gung Ho Projects. The readings will be followed by a discussion with the…

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The Glass House as Queer Space

November 15 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

The Glass House in New Canaan, Connecticut, famously sheltered its architect Philip Johnson and his partner, the curator David Whitney, in a relationship that began before the Stonewall rebellion. A panel of scholars and practitioners will discuss the Glass House as “queer space” and consider the ways in which architecture and design shape queer identities. This program is presented in partnership with The Glass House, a site of the National Trust for Historic Preservation, on the occasion of Stonewall 50.…

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A Walking Tour of Historic 19th Century Noho

November 24 | 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Merchant’s House Museum 29 E 4th Street New York, NY 10003 + Google Map

Join us for a journey back in time to the elite 'Bond Street area,' home to the Tredwells, who lived in the Merchant’s House. You’ll see how the neighborhood surrounding the Tredwells’ home evolved from a refined and tranquil residential enclave into a busy commercial center. Visit important 19th century landmark buildings on this tour through 21st century NoHo. Tour is one hour and begins outside the Merchant’s House Museum.

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American Museum of Natural History Presents: Oceans: Our Blue Planet

Ongoing | May 1, 2019 - January 5, 2020
American Museum of Natural History Central Park West at 79th Street New York, New York 10024 + Google Map

Embark on a global odyssey to discover the largest and least explored habitat on Earth. New ocean science and technology has allowed humans to go farther into the unknown than ever thought possible. From the coastal shallows to deeper, more mysterious worlds, this film reveals the untold stories of the ocean's most astonishing animals.

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Sibyl McCormac Groff’s Christmas Tours

December 4 - December 28
Rockefeller Center 30 Rockefeller Plaza New York, NY 10111 + Google Map
$35 – $50

Hohoho! Light up the Christmas spirit by joining the legendary Lady in Red. Carrying a candy cane and dressed like a Christmas tree, The New York Times reports that this “elf’s tours are whimsical and informative, part personality, part history.” Topics include the history and the multi-faceted importance of of the Rockefeller Center Christmas trees, decorations, festivities together with learning about the importance of Rockefeller Center, the most important urban complex of the 20th century made for commerce but created…

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Becoming a Dad – Fatherhood for Gay Men Through Surrogacy

December 5 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
$15 – $25

Interested in becoming a gay dad? Fertility specialist John Norian, MD, FACOG, discusses fatherhood through surrogacy in a special seminar for the Los Angeles area LGBT Community. Encouraging you to think of his seminar as Surrogacy 101, Dr. Norian plans to discuss how gay couples and single gay men can achieve fatherhood through surrogacy. He is actively involved in all of the detailed clinical care separating him from other practices which helps to ensure the highest success rates with a…

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WeHo Reads / West Hollywood Presents: Artists & Icons: Felice Picano

December 11 | 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Longtime West Hollywood resident and literary icon Felice Picano presents "Coming to Hollywood: 1935-2000, in Words and Pictures", sharing his research on LGBTQ Hollywood for his two novellas, along with readings from the novellas. He will also share how living in West Hollywood has impacted his artistic career. Felice's newest book is Justify My Sins: A Hollywood Novel in Three Acts.

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Ten Crucial Days: Washington’s Vision for Victory Unfolds

December 12 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Fraunces Tavern Museum 54 Pearl Street New York, NY 10004 + Google Map

Evening Lecture Presented by William L. Kidder On December 25, 1776, the American Revolution seemed all but defeated. Just six months after the Declaration of Independence was adopted, Washington’s army had suffered a series of defeats in New York, retreating to temporary safety in Pennsylvania. Kidder will discuss the ten crucial days in which Washington lead his upstart army in daring maneuvers that changed the course of history

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Winter Tavern Night

December 15 | 2:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Fraunces Tavern Museum 54 Pearl Street New York, NY 10004 + Google Map

Join us for a cozy winter evening of authentic 18th century food tastings and a lecture on the history of early American cookery! Culinary historian Lavada Nahon will explore the history of everyday dining in the early Republic, accompanied by a tasting buffet of common 18th century dishes.

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Modernism Week

February 13, 2020 - February 23, 2020
Prices Vary

Modernism Week’s signature festival will take place February 13-23, 2020 and highlights midcentury modern architecture, art, interior and landscape design, and vintage culture in the Palm Springs area of Southern California. Now in its 15th year, the annual 11-day festival will feature more than 350 events including the Palm Springs Modernism Show & Sale, tours of iconic homes in more than 30 neighborhoods, and the popular Signature Home Tour on both weekends. Also offered are architectural walking, biking and double-decker…

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