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Trans Jews are Here: A Conversation with Joy Ladin

February 25 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Congregation Beit Simchat Torah 30 W 30th Street New York, NY 10001 + Google Map
$18

Author and Yeshiva University professor Joy Ladin speaks in conversation with Rabbi Mike Moskowitz, CBST Scholar-in-Residence for Trans and Jewish Studies, on Joy’s new book, The Soul of the Stranger: Reading God and Torah from a Transgender Perspective. $18 suggested donation to support Trans Jews are Here: A Convening (March 29-31, 2019) and ongoing Trans Jews Are Here programming at CBST. This event will be livestreamed on CBST’s Facebook page and there will be seating sections available at the synagogue…

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Skirball Talks: Is Liberation Academic?

February 25 | 6:30 pm
NYU Skirball Center for the Performing Arts 566 LaGuardia Place New York, NY 10036 + Google Map
Free

A roundtable of University faculty reflect on Gay Liberation – a movement whose story cannot be told without Stonewall – and consider to what extent liberation is an “academic” question, in both senses of the term. Among the issues to be explored: the contested legacies of Stonewall; NYU’s role, then and now; shifts and changes wrought by the last 50 years; and the promises and challenges of queer futures, in and beyond the academy. The panel brings together leading NYU…

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Soul Sister Revue

February 25 | 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Le poisson Rouge 158 Bleecker Street New York, NY 10012 + Google Map

Join Soul Sister Revue for its Winter event at The Gallery at LPR where we ask "what does Soul mean to you?" Readers include Patricia Smith (Incendiary Art), Peggy Robles-Alvarado (Homage to the Warrior Women), Marwa Helal (Invasive Species), Kwame Opoku-Duku (The Unbnd Verses ), and Itiola Jones with superfly host Ed Toney. Soul Sister Revue is a quarterly reading series for established and emerging poets who write in the narrative tradition of storytelling.

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Swamp Thing

February 25 | 10:00 pm - 11:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00pm on Monday, repeating until February 26, 2019

The Creek and The Cave 10-93 Jackson Avenue Long Island City, NY 11101 + Google Map
Free

Swamp Thing is a free weekly comedy show at The Creek and The Cave in Long Island City. Every week the show brings you the best bang for your buck comedy line-ups in New York City. Featuring: Kunal Arora (ESPN) Jax Dell'osso (MTV) Eli Sairs (Comedy Central) Jordan Jensen (SiriusXM) Gordon Baker Bone (Caroline's Finalist) There’s always a great lineup, free beers and cheap margaritas.

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American Museum of Natural History Presents: Astronomy Live: Exoplanets and the Search for Water in the Universe

February 26 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
American Museum of Natural History Central Park West at 79th Street New York, New York 10024 + Google Map
$15

Jackie Faherty, Mark Popinchalk, and Steve Beyer embark on a journey in search of water in our solar system and beyond. Visit some of the more likely candidates for finding the precious liquid in our galaxy, such as Enceladus, Europa, and Mars, and learn about the latest discoveries in the search for life in space. $15 ($13.50 seniors, students); $12 Members

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Blood Born: The Horror of Aids (NYC)

February 26 | 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Film Noir Cinema, Greenpoint 122 Meserole Avenue Brooklyn, NY 11222 + Google Map
$12 – $15

Infected, transformed and destroyed bodies appear regularly in the horror genre. Our fears are often fueled by the uncanny otherness of the monster – a familiar figure transformed or possessed and made unrecognizable. The HIV+ body becomes reduced to its potential to transmit risk. Ultimately, infection films play with notions of communication and community – can a way of life, or society be protected or quarantined against an external invader? The advent of AIDS coalesced cultural fears around otherness, sexual…

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Isaac Mizrahi: I.M.

February 26 | 7:00 pm
Symphony Space 2537 Broadway New York, NY 10025 + Google Map
$48

The fashion icon offers a poignant and candid look back on his life with the release of his touching memoir, I.M. Isaac Mizrahi recounts growing up gay in a sheltered Syrian Jewish Orthodox family, his rise, fall, and reinvention in the world of haute couture, and his daring foray into musical cabaret. To celebrate the launch of I.M., this will be Mizrahi's only New York appearance! In conversation with Debra Messing (Will & Grace). Members: $44 Non-Members: $48 30 &…

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Filling Your New-Business Pipeline with Winners!

February 26 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
PricewaterhouseCoopers 300 Madison Avenue New York, NY 10017-6204 + Google Map

Entrepreneurial Growth Expert Evan Horowitz Explores How to Keep Your Customer Pipeline Filled with Winners. On Tuesday, February 26, Out Professionals presents serial entrepreneur Evan Horowitz with proven ways to take your business to the next level in 2019 -- with bigger and better clients. How can you attract more of the projects you really want? Where do you find the people ready to pay what you’re worth? Your time is limited, so what are the most efficient ways to…

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The Key Pianists Series Presents Jason Hardink

February 26 | 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall 154 W 57th Street New York, NY 10019 + Google Map
$35

The Key Pianists Series, founded in 2015 by Terry Eder, will present pianist Jason Hardink in an unusually rich and challenging program of 20th-century works, complemented by selections from Liszt’s "Études d’exécution transcendante," at Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall, Tuesday evening, February 26, 2019, at 8 pm. Reviewing Mr. Hardink for ConcertoNet Harry Rolnick wrote: “a pianist of such extraordinary power–and memory–that he is difficult to forget” (December 14, 2015). Key Pianists has attracted numerous positive accolades since its…

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Women-Only Networking in Midtown’s Turtle Bay!

February 27 | 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

The Women of OP.LYNX Welcome Members and Friends of Out Professionals to a Friendly Evening of Women-Only Networking On Wednesday, February 27, you're invited to spend some quality time socializing with a friendly, welcoming crowd of women – members and friends of OP.LYNX, Out Professionals' dynamic women's network. Join us for effective, women-only networking at Atwood, the popular sports bar and lounge in the lively Midtown East neighborhood of Turtle Bay. Why is it so important to make and maintain…

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Optics: #Bodygoals

February 27 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Free

This session of Optics examines how photographs have been used to inspire physical fitness, market the wellness industry, and codify "perfect bodies" in our visual history. Free with registration

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Psychopomps NYC Release

February 27 | 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Bluestockings 172 Allen Street New York, NY 10002 + Google Map
Free

The NY launch of Psychopomps, a book of essays from trans writer Alex DiFrancesco. This essay collection tackles topics of family, queer community, transition, and the queer spirituality.

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The Bachelors of Broken Hill Farm

February 27 | 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Anthology Film Archives 32 2nd Avenue New York, NY 10003 + Google Map
$7

An American Dacha Production The Bachelors of Broken Hill Farm (75 minutes, documentary) NewFilmmakers Alt Fest Wednesday Feb 27, 2019 Reception 8:00 Showtime 8:45 Anthology Film Archives 32 Second Avenue Tickets 7.00 at Box Office Silver in a Golden Age of Radio - the true life soap opera of Frank Provo & John Pickard. Actors, writers and gentlemen farmers, their greatest success would not be found on the boards of Broadway or the hills of Hollywood but in a closeted…

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Film and Live Score: Body and Soul with DJ Spooky

February 28 | 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Brooklyn Museum 200 Eastern Pkwy Brooklyn, NY 11238 + Google Map
$16

DJ Spooky performs an original live score created for the silent film Body and Soul (Oscar Micheaux, 1925, 93 min.), which stars Paul Robeson in his film debut. The film follows Robeson as he plays both an escaped convict masquerading as a minister and his twin brother, who is a model citizen. Regarded as a rare work in African American cinematic history, Body and Soul boasts biting social commentary on issues of race and gender that went unaddressed by Hollywood…

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Yes (St)and

February 28 | 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
QED 27-16 23rd Avenue Astoria, NY 11105 + Google Map
$10.00

Yes (St)and is a one of a kind show with four people from the standup world and four people from the improv world coming together to create something unique. Each performer shows up not knowing what they’ll perform, they draw from a hat to determine if they do standup or improv. You could see someone do standup or improv for the very first time even. The two hosts, Danny & Nathan have been best friends since Kindergarten and bring their…

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Week at the Creek w/ Jordan Temple

March 1 - March 7
The Creek and The Cave 10-93 Jackson Avenue Long Island City, NY 11101 + Google Map
$5

Jordan Temple is a NYC-based, NYC born stand up comedian, playwright and T.V. writer. In 2018, he made his nationally televised stand up debut on "Conan". In 2017 and 2018 he wrote and acted in a popular parody play 'Hidden Fences' as a response to the viral mistake made at the Golden Globes and Academy Awards mixing up 'Hidden Figures' and 'Fences'. Jordan is also the newest writer on the Emmy award-winning Amazon series, 'The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel'. He will…

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