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Wednesday, May 16th, 2012
10:36 pm
THIS SUNDAY: Poetry open mic at the JujoMukti Tea Lounge!
Any poetry fans in this community? Lovers of the spoken word?

If so, get yourself this Sunday evening to...


Come check out New York City’s newest venue for spoken-word poetry, music and song. Located in a comfortable, handsome space in the East Village, serving enriching teas from around the globe. The event includes an open mic in which members of the greater spoken-word community share their work. Hosted by David Lawton.

This edition features:


Kat Georges is a NYC poet, playwright, performer and designer. Her full-length poetry collection, Our Lady of the Hunger, will be released soon by Three Rooms Press. In New York since 2003, she has directed numerous off-Broadway plays, curated poetry readings (including the bi-monthly Son of a Pony poetry reading series at Cornelia Street Cafe) and performed widely. She is the co-founder and editor of Three Rooms Press. Click here to watch a videoCollapse )

WHEN: Sunday, May 20, 2012, 6:00 p.m.
WHERE: JujoMukti Tea Lounge, 211 East 4th Street (between Aves. A & B)
Subways: F, M (2nd Avenue & Houston); 6 (Astor Place; 8th St. and 4th Ave.); Bus 14A from Union Square (3rd St. stop and Ave. A).
COVER: $5 (may be applied to the purchase of a tea or chai of equal or lesser value)
FACEBOOK: Click here

Hope to see you there
Monday, April 30th, 2012
10:04 pm
Friday, February 3rd, 2012
6:48 pm
Awesome LGBT storytelling event tomorrow
I have no idea if anyone even reads LJ anymore, but I do...sometimes, so anyway here is a really fun event happening tomorrow.
Monday, September 26th, 2011
2:39 pm
Wednesday, September 7th, 2011
5:11 pm
A "Taiwan Phenomenon" At The CMJ Music Marathon: 3 Bands, 3 Sounds

The CMJ Music Marathon & Film Festival, New York City's largest and longest running music event, is known for its diverse artists, lively audiences, and in keeping with the Big Apple's own culture, international flavor. This year's 2011 CMJ Showcase will be no exception as three Taiwanese bands make their first appearance, bringing the sounds of Taiwan and their own individual styles to the people of NYC.
Dubbed "The Taiwan Phenomenon," the bands - Bearbabes, Echo, and 1976 - will make their first CMJ appearance from 8-10pm on Wednesday, October 19th at Dominion NY. The showcase is being organized by the Taiwan Government Information Office (GIO) and a-Peer Music Co., Ltd. So what should we expect from our friends from the East? I'm willing to put my money on an absolutely incredible and memorable experience.
Read more at http://china.musicdish.com/

Sunday, June 26th, 2011
12:13 pm
[NYC]: Bisexual Contingent 2011 Pride March TODAY 6/26
Calling all Bisexual, Fluid, Pansexual, Bi-curious, Hetro/Homo-flexible, SGL (Same Gender Loving), Transgender, Genderqueer, Poly and just plain old Bi-friendly Gay, Lesbian & "Straight-But-Not-Narrow" folks who live, work or play in NYC.

Meet us in Section 1 on East 40th St, btwn 5th & Madison AveCollapse )

More information? Check us out on Facebook and Meetup

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Current Mood: happy
Saturday, June 18th, 2011
3:35 pm
Friday, June 17th, 2011
3:48 pm

"Cosmo-Country" divas, THE VANITY BELLES™, have surprised the NYC music scene by choosing The Bitter End to hold their highly anticipated EP release show on Thursday, July 14th at 10pm. The band joins a long list of rising stars, including Lady GaGa, to site Bleecker Street’s historical Bitter End as an integral part of their rise to popularity, and have been overheard dubbing the venue “home." Apple’s iTunes store listed The Vanity Belles' self titled, debut EP as “New & Noteworthy." According to a recent Twitter post by the band, the duo is also scheduled to appear on MNN’s local music television show “Above The Radar with Angel Vazquez” to help promote the event.
Visit The Vanity Belles at:
www.thevanitybelles.com or www.bitterend.com

Tuesday, May 31st, 2011
10:57 pm
Seth Glier To Open For Folk Icon Ani DiFranco On June 5th And 7th

Singer-songwriter Seth Glier has just confirmed two opening slots with Ani DiFranco for Sunday, June 5th at The Tarrytown Music Hall in Tarrytown, NY and Tuesday, June 7th at The Oneonta Theatre in Oneonta, NY.
Glier is thrilled to be performing with Ani DiFranco, as he recalls, "I remember my father taking me to an Ani show when I was 12 years old. It's incredible to think what 10 years can do. I'm pinching myself."
Feminist folk icon, Ani DiFranco is a songwriter, vocalist and guitarist perpetually on the move. From the raw "folk punk" of her early albums through the jazz/funk grooves she created during her years touring with a five-piece band to the twists and turns of her current work as a solo artist, Ani's restless creativity continually leads her and her listeners into ever more exciting territory.
Tarrytown Music Hall | www.tarrytownmusichall.org

Sunday, June 5, 2011
Showtime: 8:00 PM
Opening for Ani DiFranco
The Oneonta Theatre | www.oneontatheatre.com
Tuesday, June 7, 2011
Showtime: 8:00 PM
Opening for Ani DiFranco
Buy Tickets Online

Sunday, April 17th, 2011
3:40 pm
JansenDev Releases NYC JAZZ For IPhone And Android

NYC Jazz puts the best of jazz happening in New York City in the palm of your hand. Access maps, contact information, websites and even the nearest subway stops to assist you in finding each club. Check out the Featured Gigs tab to help you find an artist to enjoy. NYC Jazz is your pocket-guide to the New York City Jazz Scene.The best part is that the app is absolutely FREE!
Simply search the keywords "NYC Jazz" in the Android Marketplace or iTunes App Store from your phone to install.

Thursday, March 3rd, 2011
10:26 am
Ark Restaurants And Urban Latino Radio Present Comedy @ El Rio Grande, Hosted By Kenny Ortega

Tex-Mex restaurant El Rio Grande is proud to present their new Comedy Nights, a showcase of some of New York City's funniest comedians. Hosted by Kenny Ortega of Urban Latino Radio, Comedy @ El Rio Grande brings together three stand-up comics for an evening of great laughs, along with delicious Mexican food and drinks. The Comedy Nights, which were previously presented at sister restaurant Gonzalez y Gonzalez, will be on the last Mondays of March and April.
There is NO COVER for the show and there will also be drink specials and free giveaways from Avion Tequila throughout the evening. Happy Hour begins at 5PM; the show starts at 7PM.
160 East 38th St On 3rd Ave
New York, NY 10016

Friday, February 25th, 2011
6:18 pm
Queer Memoir: LGBT Storytelling Show (with awesome snacks)

You can read more or RSVP to this event on facebook
Haven't heard about Queer Memoir? Check out our site and read about our amazing first year.

Tuesday, January 25th, 2011
7:22 pm
Fun, funny and probably touching as well...

You can also learn more about the event and RSVP on facebook or read about Queer Memoir here.
Friday, January 21st, 2011
3:40 pm
Comedy @ Gonzalez On Tuesday, January 25th; Hosted By UrbanLatinoRadio's Kenny Ortega

Comedy @ Gonzalez is a monthly showcase that feaures some of New York City's funniest stand-up comics for an evening of great laughs, along with delicious Mexican food and drinks.
The January 25th show will be the last comedy event ever at Gonzalez y Gonzalez. The legendary Mexican restaurant, bar & salsa club will be closing on January 31st, after 22 years at it's NoHo, NY location.
Room opens at 6pm
Show starts at 7:30pm
AfterParty 'til 12am
OSEI CALEB (Comic View)
KENNY ORTEGA of Urban Latino Radio

Thursday, January 6th, 2011
10:48 am
New comedy series: don't miss the debut!

This will be New Orleans comic Jessica Halem's first full length gig in NYC in a long time. You don't want to miss this!
Tuesday, December 14th, 2010
2:15 am
Monday, October 18th, 2010
2:13 am
One day only- ex nun nerd comedy!
On her 15 year anniversary of leaving the convent, Kelli Dunham is celebrating with food, storytelling, and, of course, go go dancers. Brought to you by the brave folks at Found Voice Communications and everyone's favorite nerdpolykinkster comic Kelli Dunham.

Tickets are just 15 bucks in advance. If you want to read more about what a nice dyke like Kelli was doing in a place like that, check out the 12 Days of Convent at  Sistermercy.com
Friday, October 1st, 2010
11:29 pm
Friday, August 27th, 2010
12:12 pm
Mark the Date -- Fashion Night Out

It’s the stuff of New York dreams – to have 5th Avenue open all night long, free-flowing booze, free merchandise, and celebrities serving your every whim. And what was before only a layman’s fantasy is now a reality thanks to the Devil in Prada herself, Vogue editor Anna Wintour.

Fashion’s Night Out, Wintour’s pet project, finally came to fruition last September in a glamorous explosion of boozy fun, with the goal of stimulating the fashion economy. And on the heels of the original’s success, on September 10th Fashion’s Night Out’s second incarnation shows no signs of slowing down the high-rolling fun.

A new and improved website accompanies the second annual FNO, making it easier than ever to plan your dream evening. Complete with a drag-and-drop map, where you can choose your favorite events and place them on your own personalized map of the evening. The best new improvement from last year, however, is the ability to search through the over 1000 listings for things like “free gift,” “refreshment,” or “celebrity” – they certainly know what New Yorkers are after. 

Read more for the complete list of the events and celebrity sightseeing tips.

12:01 pm
Food Truck Festival in NYC

In recent years, food trucks have become popular with consumers and cooks alike. They’re cheaper to open and operate than a regular restaurant, while being cheaper and more convenient for consumers. The rise in gourmet food trucks in New York City, and across the nation, means that people can sample different types of cuisines during their lunch hour without spending the time or money at a traditional restaurant.

The annual Food Truck Festival celebrates this concept by taking some of New York’s best food trucks and bringing them all to one place—this year, the location is Governor’s Island. Just take the free ferry from Battery Park in downtown Manhattan; the festival is located on Colonel’s Row.
Read more for the list of vendors and highlights of the festival.
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