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American Soprano Denise Young to Appear in Recital at Subculture

May 1 | 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Subculture 45 Bleecker Street New York, NY 10012 + Google Map
$30

The gifted American soprano Denise Young will appear in recital, Wednesday evening, May 1, 2019, 7:30 pm at SubCulture (45 Bleecker St, New York, NY 10012). She will perform works from her 2018 album, Denise Young, Soprano, with pianist Daric V. Jackson, bassist Noah Garabedian, drummer Leon Joyce Jr., and vocalists John James and Lajuan Carter-Dent. The program will include Songs of Form, co-composed by Ms. Young and pianist Thomas Nickell, featuring words of Ralph Waldo Emerson and James Baldwin,…

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Lassus & Byrd: Masters of the Renaissance

May 1 | 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
$10 – $85

Founded and conducted by Dennis Keene, Grammy-nominated Voices of Ascension is one of the world's premier professional choral ensembles. Voices of Ascension presents works by Lassus and Byrd, two powerhouse composers from the Renaissance era. This period of extraordinary human artistic flowering gave us what is often referred to as The Golden Age of Choral Music, when all the greatest composers of the world were writing for chorus. At the very end of this period two figures towered over them…

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Cher

May 2 | 7:30 pm
Barclays Center, 620 Atlantic Avenue Brooklyn, NY 11217 + Google Map

The legendary Goddess of Pop Cher will bring her Here We Go Again tour to Barclays Center on Thursday, May 2, featuring special guests Nile Rodgers & CHIC.* *Special guests subject to change.

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Nobody Promised You Tomorrow: Art 50 Years After Stonewall

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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Liz Johnson Artur: Dusha

May 3 - August 18
Brooklyn Museum 200 Eastern Pkwy Brooklyn, NY 11238 + Google Map
$16

Brooklyn is where it all started for Russian Ghanaian artist Liz Johnson Artur (b. 1964). While visiting in 1986, she stayed with a Russian family in a predominantly Black neighborhood and began experimenting with her first camera. Having grown up in Bulgaria, Germany, and Russia, she was inspired by her visit to use photography as a way to connect with other people of African descent. Since moving to London in 1991, she has employed photography not only to make a…

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Garry Winogrand: Color

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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Dialogues des Carmélites

May 3 | 7:30 pm
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One event on May 8, 2019 at 7:30pm

One event on May 11, 2019 at 12:00pm

The Metropolitan Opera 30 Lincoln Center Plaza New York, NY 10023 + Google Map
$53

Set in Paris at the start of the French Revolution, Dialogues des Carmélites weaves the mournful tale of a nun’s undying faith and her path to martyrdom. John Dexter’s riveting production of Francis Poulenc’s classic tragedy will be led by Yannick Nézet-Séguin and sung in French by leading ladies Isabel Leonard (mezzo-soprano) and Karita Mattila (soprano).

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Cher LIVE at Prudential Center

May 3 | 8:00 pm
Prudential Center, 25 Lafayette Street Newark, NJ 07102 + Google Map

Here We Go Again Tour 2019 Don't miss Cher LIVE at Prudential Center! The ONE and ONLY Cher is set to hit the road with the Here We Go Again Tour and will include a stop at Prudential Center! Following the recent global success and rave reviews for Cher’s role in the Mamma Mia 2 – Here We Go Again film, the multi-award winning singer, actress and show-stopping performer will be crossing the U.S. for the first time in five…

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Tribeca Celebrates Pride

May 4 | 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Spring Studios 6 St Johns Ln New York, NY 10013 + Google Map
Prices Vary

Join LGBTQ+ luminaries Neil Patrick Harris, John Cameron Mitchell, Larry Kramer, Asia Kate Dillon and more at a special day-long festival celebrating queer artists, with the world premiere of Wig, followed by a drag show that promises to slay. The Tribeca Film Festival, presented by AT&T, continues its tradition of celebrating activism in the arts with Tribeca Celebrates Pride, a day-long event on Saturday, May 4th at the Tribeca Festival Hub at Spring Studios. Grab your seat at an unforgettable…

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Prom with a Purpose – An Evening in Paris

May 4 | 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
$50

Clear your calendar and join us on Saturday, May 4th as we dance through the decades with DJ Stacy and DJ Peter Napoli. This fundraising effort will benefit Hetrick-Martin Institute, Solace House and The Imperial Court of New York. Enjoy a magical night of dancing, glamour and the opportunity to make everlasting memories as we role out the red carpet to celebrate the 40th Anniversary of HMI and the opening of a 2nd Solace House (suicide prevention center) in New…

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Voss Events Drag Brunch

May 5 | 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Sunday, repeating until December 29, 2019

Highline Ballroom 431 W 16th Street New York, NY 10011 + Google Map

Unleash your inner diva at our world famous Drag Brunch at Highline Ballroom with wild performances by NYC's top female impersonators and special guests from the hit television series RuPaul's Drag Race. Seating begins one one hour prior to showtime.

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Live Out Loud 18th Annual Young Trailblazers Gala

May 7 | 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
The Lighthouse, Pier 61 23rd Street and West Side Highway New York, NY 10011 + Google Map
Prices Vary

ABOUT THE GALA Live Out Loud’s Young Trailblazers Gala is our annual event where we bring together 400 donors, corporate supporters, elected officials and youth scholarship winners to celebrate Live Out Loud’s life-affirming educational programming for LGBTQ+ youth. At the event, we will honor advocates in the community who further our mission, and we will be awarding $10,000 scholarships to high school seniors for their leadership in the LGBTQ community – our favorite moment of the evening. EMCEES Comedian, Emmy-winning…

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Alien Skins: “Hybrid Alternos” Performance and Curator’s Welcome

May 7 | 6:30 pm
Leslie-Lohman Museum of Gay and Lesbian Art 26 Wooster Street New York, NY 10013 + Google Map

Join Mundos Alternos co-curator Robb Hernández for an informal gallery talk about the Alien Skins section within the exhibition, followed by the performance Hybrid Alternos. Hybrid Alternos is a collaboration between Carmelita Tropicana and Ela Troyano. The performance is a tale of sci-fi denizens, Hye, a hybrid human hyena, and Bottina, an android, both classified illegal. The work combines monologues and interactive performance addressing the disappearance of the species, current issues of immigration, and xenophobic discourse. Alien Skins will be on view April 25 through May 26, 2019 at…

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OP Members, Bring a Friend Free to Network in Turtle Bay!

May 8 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

On Wednesday evening, May 8, Out Professionals welcomes Members and guests to the lively Midtown East neighborhood of Turtle Bay for OP.LOUNGE, our roaming series of networking mixers. Tonight's venue? Atwood, the popular, upscale sports bar and lounge. As a dues-paying Out Professionals Member, you may gift a friend with free admission. Just pre-register the name and address along with your own. Unsure of your membership status? Simply email [email protected] for clarification. Individual Membership is still just $65 per year!…

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Dialogues des Carmélites

May 8 | 7:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on May 8, 2019 at 7:30pm

One event on May 11, 2019 at 12:00pm

The Metropolitan Opera 30 Lincoln Center Plaza New York, NY 10023 + Google Map
$53

Set in Paris at the start of the French Revolution, Dialogues des Carmélites weaves the mournful tale of a nun’s undying faith and her path to martyrdom. John Dexter’s riveting production of Francis Poulenc’s classic tragedy will be led by Yannick Nézet-Séguin and sung in French by leading ladies Isabel Leonard (mezzo-soprano) and Karita Mattila (soprano).

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Black Velvet: Architectures and Archetypes

May 9 - May 12
BAM Fisher 321 Ashland Place Brooklyn, NY 11217 + Google Map
$20 – $65

A former company member of Batsheva Dance Company and the 2018 recipient of Princess Grace Award in Choreography Shamel Pitts returns home to Brooklyn with his recent work Black Velvet: Architectures and Archetypes. The piece, which played to sold-out houses in NYC and around the world in 2017, is the second installment of the Black Series and a follow-up to his autobiographical solo Black Box. Comprising vignette-like solos and duets immersed in intense music, evocative lighting and complemented by the…

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