Tag Archives: New York

Fall for Kunqu

Saturday, November 18 at 1:30 PM
Flushing Town Hall

Fusing together poetry, music, and story in a mesmerizing live performance, Kunqu is a classic and elegant form of traditional Chinese theatre, included on UNESCO’s list of intangible cultural heritage. Carefully curated by Kunqu Society, the program showcases a colorful and entertaining selection of music, singing, and dramatic pieces from the Kunqu repertoire to celebrate the season of fall. Subtitles in English.

For more information visit http://www.flushingtownhall.org/event/828083d46bfc46c71d7bf922f6b71d0f

Astoria Big Band: Memories of Jazz in Queens

Friday, November 17 at 8:00 PM
Flushing Town Hall

Founded in 1986 by baritone saxophonist Carol Sudhalter, the Astoria Big Band presents the music of Queens’ greats including Dizzy Gillespie, Louis Armstrong, Jutta Hipp, Big Nick Nicholas, Sarah McLawler, Clark Terry, Jimmy Heath, and more. Fronting the band is a group of swing dancers, the Big Apple Lindy Hoppers, who bring zest, color, and movement to this already engaging performance.

For more information visit http://www.flushingtownhall.org/event/f532a4600686f2aafcefdab17f1a4595

Food Network Magazine Cooking School 2017

Saturday, November 11 at 8:30 AM
International Culinary Center

Every food lover’s dream is to go to Culinary School and now Food Network Magazine readers can do just that! Join Food Network Star Marcus Samuelsson, Food Network Magazine editors and International Culinary Center chef-instructors and learn how COOK LIKE A STAR at the second Food Network Magazine Cooking School. Cook, learn and have fun at this one-of-a-kind event!

Select the morning event with breakfast (8:30AM – 12:30PM) or the afternoon event with lunch (2PM – 6PM; NOTE – AFTERNOON SESSION is SOLD OUT). Every guest will receive an event gift bag, a Food Network Magazine branded apron and gifts from sponsors.

LOCATION
International Culinary Center
28 Crosby Street
New York, NY 10013

DATE AND TIME
Sat, November 11, 2017
8:30 AM – 12:30 PM EST

$139

For more information visit https://www.eventbrite.com/e/food-network-magazine-cooking-school-2017-tickets-36837612290

NEA Jazz Masters: Celebrating 100 Years of Dizzy and Monk

Friday, November 3 at 8:00 PM
Flushing Town Hall

Flushing Town Hall presents a concert celebrating 100 years of jazz icons Dizzy Gillespie and Thelonious Monk and their essential contributions to the jazz vernacular, featuring NEA Jazz Masters Kenny Barron on piano, Jimmy Owens on trumpet, and Jimmy Cobb on drum, joined by Lew Tabackin on saxophone, Rufus Reid on bass, and Antonio Hart** on saxophone.

For more information visit http://www.flushingtownhall.org/event/e4783c8d76a9efdb5681507f06eca29f

Diwali Festival: Kathak, Bhangra & Beyond

Sunday, October 29 at 1:00 PM
Flushing Town Hall

Celebrate Diwali, the festival of lights, with this all-ages festival and dance party, featuring Kathak classical dancer Abha Roy and the Basement Bhangra’s DJ Rekha. Each artist will introduce you to her form and invite you to learn traditional Kathak dance moves and bhangra folk dances mixed with hip-hop. Then hit the dance floor! Join us for Kathak and bhangra dance lessons, cooking workshops, and henna painting, with Indian handicrafts and Indian foods for sale.

For more information visit http://www.flushingtownhall.org/event/f8275c4cbb4d9fd6658cf29b6e1dae09

Halloween Masquerade

Thursday, October 26 at 8:00 PM
48 Lounge (1221 Ave of the Americas), NY NY 10020

Celebrity dentist and Hamptons Dr. Jennifer Jablow gives back by celebrating her birthday with a Halloween fundraiser to support the people and animals of Puerto Rico who were affected by Hurricane Maria. 100 % of proceeds will go to the Ricky Martin Foundation and El Faro Animal Shelter in Puerto Rico, where her adopted dog is from.

Halloween Masquerade
Thursday, October 26th at 8:00PM at 48 Lounge (1221 Ave of the Americas).
$35 –includes a complimentary cocktail

Voted Top Dentist in New York, Jennifer will be gifting everyone who attends a teeth whitening kit!

Tickets are available in advance ONLY at Halloween Masquerade Fundraiser

For more information visit https://www.eventbrite.com/e/masquerade-party-to-help-rebuild-puerto-rico-tickets-38781691082?aff=es2

Paper Picnic Fundraiser for Mexico

Wednesday, October 4 at 7:00 PM
Tijuana Picnic

Join PAPER Magazine and Montelobos Mezcal for a night of music, dancing and mezcal to raise money for those effected by the earthquake in Mexico. All proceeds from the event will go to Diego Luna and Gael Garcia Bernal’s campaign with Ambulante.
Music by DJ Belinda Becker

Select cocktails provided by Montelobos Mezcal from 7-9pm

**MINIMUM DONATION OF $30 PER TICKET**

For more information visit https://www.eventbrite.com/e/paper-mexico-fundraiser-tickets-38520169865?aff=erelexpmlt

123 Andrés

Sunday, October 15 at 1:00 PM
Flushing

123 Andrés provides families with strategies to expand their children’s dual language. A natural facilitator, Andrés creates an open space to experience songs, movement, and play that support early learning. Interactive arts workshop at 1pm followed by a family performance at 2:15pm.

For more information visit http://www.flushingtownhall.org/event/941af5885011a86855a19f59774abef2

Rescue Me Fireman

Tuesday, August 15, from 7pm to 10pm
The Ainsworth, 122 West 26th Street

With summer coming to a close, make sure the heat continues well into the fall by snagging your very own fireman on Tuesday August 15, 2017 from 7:00pm until 10:00pm.

Your $15 pulsd ticket (a $25 value), gives you endless options to snag your own here out of over 100 of NYC’s hottest single firemen!

Mingle with some of the hottest men the city has to offer while you enjoy drink specials and take part in the “Hottest Fireman Contest!”

With the firemen drinking for free, this could be your chance to get carried out of the bar!

For more information click here.

Party Pics: New Museum “Hell, Yes!” party

Hell Yes! What a great time was had by all, on June 21, 2017.

 

Party Pics: Visionaire World x We Are One+Together

We Are One+Together partnered with Visionaire World to kick of the Mr. Gay Syria initiative in order to secure asylum for the Mr. Gay Syria contestants, including financing legal aid as well as generating political and public support. These brave individuals chose to host a competition to illuminate urgent issues facing LGBTQ+ individuals in the Middle East. 

We hope to inspire our community to take a stand with the Mr. Gay Syria contestants in solidarity by signing our petition urging the Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) and the U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services to take swift action and accelerate the process of granting the five courageous contestants asylum.

We Are One+TogetherVisionaire World and Grindr present the premier of a short film, War Within (04.10 min)directed by Palestinian, Lebanese director Zaher Saleh as part of the We Are One+Together film seriesThe film tells a very personal story of a gay Muslim man’s struggle to reconcile his sexuality with his faith, his longing for acceptance from his family and his journey to love and accept himself. 

Visionaire World also showcased a short film inspired by the Mr. Gay Syria pageant starringCaroline Vreeland, Connie Flemming,, Elliott Sailors, Ladyfag, Maryna Linchuk, and Yara Sofia..

Party Pics: Iconoclast Dinner Experience

On June 10, 2017 eight food, wine and spirits trailblazers came together at the legendary James Beard House in New York City for The 3rd Annual Iconoclast Dinner Experience; an intimate evening that honored them while fifty guests partook in a gastronomic experience curated by the honorees. The evening’s attendees included film director and producer Spike Lee and his wife Tanya Lewis Lee as well as Kater Krader, restaurant editor of Bloomberg Pursuits.

Images by Eric Vitale Photography