Mar
27
7:00 PM19:00

Teachable Moments: Second Chances

Teachable Moments is a unique live storytelling event featuring true, uncensored stories from the classroom, told by former and current educators in New York City.

On the 27th, 10 teachers from different grades and different types of classrooms, will tell their stories about "Second Chances."

We are excited to work with Venuse to bring this show to the legendary Nuyorican Poets Cafe.

About Venuse
Venuse connects artists with affordable creative and rehearsal space in established venues. Visit https://venuse.com to unlock your new rehearsal experience today!

Tickets: https://ci.ovationtix.com/35133/production/1007841?performanceId=10390817&fbclid=IwAR1IP5_lmiuessQY2zW0lIq2aUm-tWr9abFt5X22j7_kf3OdZdisOh32zDw

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Apr
8
7:00 PM19:00

Closet Cases - April

Closet Cases is a show where LGBTQ comedians and performers tell their coming out and transitioning stories live on stage and later go deeper into a podcast. This month we have Lynae DePriest (The Mighty Muse), Veronica Garza (NPR and Sirus Radio), Garry Hannon (Funny Ha Ha Funny Queer), Mindy Raf (MTV's Girl Code), Sean B. Parsons (Winner, Yaaas Comedy Fest) and host Shawn Hollenbach (The Mortified Guide on Neflix). Watch the closet doors fly open at The Legendary Stonewall Inn on April 8th at 7pm.

Cover is $10 at the door, $8 if you buy now plus a 2 drink minimum. Must be 21 or older to enter.

Tickets: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/closet-cases-april-tickets-59106275461?aff=efbeventtix&fbclid=IwAR1gV93DdKr-J8WGWI-WzSJlgfA2XetM00iy_LzbltVHAygk1nDlG7kRxpE

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Jan
14
9:00 PM21:00

Queerball: A LGBTQ Comedy Variety Show

QUEERBALL is a comedy variety show hosted by faggy/sexy/cool comedian, @timothydunn, for the L's, G's, B's, T's, Q's, I's... and everyone in between AND everyone outside the lines. We celebrate the gays and the queers, but also the ladies, the freaks, the weirdos, the neo-maxi-zoom-dweebies, the spazzes, the wonks, and all their kinds of comedy!

January 14th, 2019
9:00pm
Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre, East Village

Facebook Invite https://www.facebook.com/events/474180626444841/

Tickets https://east.ucbtheatre.com/show/5827?fbclid=IwAR2NRUUIcd2yISYbNETupcwmSOOZG68YvYgzG2xkfHgpQrqf58IqneAGg-U

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Nov
26
9:30 PM21:30

The Mighty Muse Variety Show

https://www.facebook.com/events/293956434546959/

There’s no need to fear…MIGHTY MUSE is here!

A variety show unlike any other, MIGHTY MUSE brings together artists of diverse disciplines…it is a unique blend of poetry, improv, storytelling, physical theater and comedy. Each month, Several artists will present their work, and a guest improv comedy team will do a long form set based on the other artist’s work. Hosted by Dope Poets Lynae DePriest (a.k.a Thoughtress) and Matt Zambrano (a.k.a. The Rev. Matt Z), you won’t want to miss this explosive collection of badassery.

November features include:

Chucho (Improv)

Emily Kron

Elijah Crocker

Libby Zambrano

Kevin Thomas

...And some other people too!

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Oct
31
8:30 PM20:30

The Mighty Muse Variety Show!

There’s no need to fear…MIGHTY MUSE is here!

A variety show unlike any other, MIGHTY MUSE brings together artists of diverse disciplines…it is a unique blend of poetry, improv, storytelling, physical theater and comedy. Each month, Several artists will present their work, and a guest improv comedy team will do a long form set based on the other artist’s work. Hosted by Dope Poets Lynae DePriest (a.k.a Thoughtress) and Matt Zambrano (a.k.a. The Rev. Matt Z), you won’t want to miss this explosive collection of badassery.

https://www.facebook.com/events/293956434546959/

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Aug
13
8:00 PM20:00

The Mighty Muse Show

There's no need to fear...MIGHTY MUSE is here!
A variety show unlike any other, MIGHTY MUSE brings together artists of diverse disciplines...it is a unique blend of poetry, improv, storytelling, physical theater and comedy. Each month, Several artists will present their work, and a guest improv comedy team will do a long form set based on the other artist's work. Hosted by Dope Poets Lynae DePriest (a.k.a Thoughtress) and Matt Zambrano (a.k.a. The Rev. Matt Z), you won't want to miss this explosive collection of badassery. This month's features include:

Good At Sports (Improv)
Broken Box Mime Theater (Mime)
Montana Rose (Burlesque)
Liberty the Poet (Comedy)
Roxie Wilson (Standup)

And other special guests!!!

Monday, August 13th at 8pm on the Pit Striker Mainstage. Check out the link for details and tickets, see you there!

https://www.facebook.com/events/2155962261347093/

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Aug
11
10:00 PM22:00

Kweendom

KWEENDOM is a long-running comedy and storytelling showcase featuring some of New York City's most beloved LGBTQ writers and performers. With a fervent commitment to diversity, KWEENDOM has provided space for underrepresented performers to share their stories for nearly three years.

Hosted & curated by Bobby Hankinson.

Part of Speak Up, Rise Up 2018.

https://www.facebook.com/events/406815509836688/

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Mar
28
7:00 PM19:00

Our Voices Our Time Storytelling Event

This Women’s History Month, the Ms. Foundation for Women wants to lift up the stories of those who are on the front lines of our movements -- and our lives -- every day.

To honor these stories, the Young Professionals Advisory Committee at the Ms. Foundation for Women and our event partner, State Of The Woman, will be hosting our first storytelling event. Storytelling has incredible power to connect, inspire, educate and bring communities together.

Ticket Price: $12 in advance, $15 at the door. Get tickets here: https://goo.gl/CKSbBX
 

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Mar
10
7:00 PM19:00

Bingo Love BINGO

Join Geeks OUT to celebrate the release of BINGO LOVE a new book by the amazing Tee Franklin. We will be enjoying tacos and cocktails while Tee answers all our BINGO LOVE questions.

Following the Q&A we will be playing BINGO for some great prizes, we have signed copies of Bingo Love, Gift Certificates from local businesses, Comic books and trades and more! Hosted by Lynaé DePriest this is sure to be a fun night.

Tickets are $10 in advance $20 at the door and will get you two bingo cards to play with purchase!

Tickets available on Eventbrite https://bingolovebingo.eventbrite.com

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Feb
15
9:30 PM21:30

Bound: A Love Themed Variety Show

Adrian Burke and Jess Kelley-Madera invite you to their curated variety show centered on the theme of human relationships. Featuring singing, dancing, storytelling, and more, the show will culminate in the debut performance of Adrian & Jess’s original improv form, Bound.

FEATURING

Love Songs by Danny K Bernstein

Dance by Mākena Miller

Poetry by Thoughtress

Bound created by Adrian Burke and Jess Kelley-Madera

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Feb
10
6:30 PM18:30

Trans is Magick

Join Trans is Magick for a night of subverting the gender binary on Saturday 2/10 at New Women Space in Brooklyn.
Doors & Speed Dating Sign Up at 6pm
Trans Speed Dating 6:30
Performances from 7pm-9:30pm

Taiwanese Comfort Food offered by Bryan Chen/The Militant Manatee for a sliding scale of $5-$10

Tarot Readings Offered by Black Unicorn Tarot
$3 for one card
Sliding scale $15-$25 for a full spread

Artwork for sale by Dānní Hú-Yáng

Admission is sliding scale $11-$33 and no one is turned away for lack of $$$.

Limited Amount of Pre-sale tickets available until end of day Sunday 2/4!
$11 for low income//Pre-sale $7
$22 for medium income//Pre-sale $17
$33 for elevated income//Pre-sale $27

Proceeds pay for the space & compensate the performers & organizers. Remember y'all, Trans is Magick is produced exclusively by Trans artists. By purchasing tickets, you're directly supporting Trans art survival.

As always & in resistance, Trans is Magick is by and for the Trans community and the people who love us. Too often Trans artists are only celebrated once we're dead. Trans is Magick is a space where Trans vitality is centered and exalted.
#SayHerName #ProtectTrans #DefendTrans
 

Facebook Event - https://www.facebook.com/events/553846698310770/

Ticket Link - https://www.eventbrite.com/e/trans-is-magick-tickets-42586222538?aff=efbeventtix

 

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Feb
6
7:30 PM19:30

Queer Film Theory 101 NYC

Look to your left, now look to your right. Neither of these queer people has seen an accurate representation of themselves in a film.

So we improvise. We find bits of ourselves in other films, celebrate the hard femme, exult queer subtext, and create identities that match how we feel inside. Join our speakers at House Of Wax Bar as they recall the films that helped them define themselves and explore the queerness between the lines. Plus drinks!

There will be a test. (There's not a test)

Facebook Event - https://www.facebook.com/events/736983929841800/

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Sep
18
9:30 PM21:30

Beyond the Surface: A Trans Gender Bender Non Binary Mixer

Beyond the Surface! is variety show and safe performance space for my trans, non-binary, gender queer, gender fluid, gender non-conforming family to share our talents, support one another, and create visibility.

Come join us for a night of storytelling, standup, poetry and characters. You'll laugh, you'll cry, you'll share your preferred gender pronouns!

https://thepit-nyc.com/event/2017-09-18-beyond-the-surface-a-trans-gender-bender-non-binary-mixer

 

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Sep
16
1:15 PM13:15

She Makes Me Laugh Femme Fest

This fall, the producers of She Makes Me Laugh are putting on the very first She Makes Me Laugh Femme Fest, which will take place over 12 hours on two stages at the Peoples Improv Theater and featuring comedians, storytellers, characters, improvisers, and more.

Featuring: Jessica Ritacco, Off Brand, Jen Kwok, Veronica Garza, Suzanne Lea Shepard, Natalie Lifson, and Thoughtress. 

https://thepit-nyc.com/event/2017-09-16-she-makes-me-laugh-femme-fest-115UG

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Jul
19
9:30 PM21:30

The Three Dollar Bill Variety Show

Welcome to the Three Dollar Bill Variety Show, hosted by Erik Lundstrom and Sarah-Marie Degni! A good, old-fashioned 45 minutes of LGBTQ people entertaining you with song, dance, and comedy. It's just like the rest of your entertainment, we're just calling attention to it. Be like us and come on out!
 

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Apr
28
to Apr 29

Nasty Women Unite Fest Spring 2017

Nasty Women* Unite Fest is a multi-day arts festival, bringing together artists of various disciplines and backgrounds, to foster a home for intersectional feminism. All proceeds raised by these events will be donated to the ACLU to continue to protect the rights of all people.

Friday, April 28 at 11:30PM: SPECIAL THEATRICAL EVENING
Joe’s Pub, Manhattan – $20
The Public Theater, 425 Lafayette St, New York, NY 10003

All proceeds will be donated to the ACLU.
Nasty Women Unite Fest is fiscally sponsored by Fractured Atlas, a 501c-3 non-profit organization.

Follow this link to purchase tickets for ALL events: https://nastywomenunitefest.com/schedule/

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Apr
11
7:00 PM19:00

Pretty Super Sketch Show: Spring Fling

Spring is in the air and we've got a fresh show for you. Full of comedy, poetry, storytelling, improv and dance!

Come hang and support these ladies. Performers include:
Carmen Lagala
Kitty Bella
Thoughtress
Mary Heatwole
Florence D'Lee
Improv troupes:
Unicorn Women
The Breadwinner

Suggested donation of $5-10; all proceeds will go to BAAD - The Bronx Academy of Art & Dance: http://www.baadbronx.org/

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