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Nightlife in New York City This Week - May 13-May 20

May 13, 2018 - by CG Directory Editor
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New York's nightlife scene is legendary, backing up the promise that NYC is the city that never sleeps. Classic, historical taverns stand alongside the hippest new mixology bars and DJ-driven nightclubs. Parties, cocktails, drink specials, burlesque nights, are more can be found in City Guide's nightlife listings for everything to do in NYC after hours.

Esscala Presents: Liquid Soul Rooftop Party - Hudson Terrace
May 13, 2018 - New York

We are pleased to welcome back an artist who has played a vital role in shaping the psy-progressive trance landscape to where it has grown today. On Sunday May 13th he will be bringing his distinctive sound to the Hudson Terrace Rooftop. We give you @Liquid Soul! Support from Nigma and Izzy.

26th Annual Ronald McDonald House Gala - Grand Hyatt
May 14, 2018 - New York

The Premiere Annual Fund-Raising Event for Ronald McDonald House New York. 26th Gala Honorees Ajay Banga President & Chief Executive Officer Mastercard Morris Goldfarb Chairman & CEO GIII Apparel Group, Ltd. Empire Ballroom Business Attire 6:30 Cocktail Hour 7:30- 9:30 Dinner and Awards Program

Breakfast Buffet - Hard Rock Cafe
Through May 14, 2018 - New York

Buffet Includes: Scrambled Eggs, Fried Bacon, Turkey Sausage, Home Style Cheesy Hash Brown Potatoes, Whole and Sliced Fruit, Freshly Baked Bagels, Assorted Danish, Muffins, Breakfast Pastries, Yogurt and Cereal. A la carte options of Pancakes, Waffles & French Toast made to order. BEVERAGES 1 Mimosa per Adult, Assorted Juice Selection, Coffee, Decaffeinated Coffee, Tea

Bad behavior: Slumber party - House of Yes
Through May 14, 2018 - Brooklyn

Tonight this house is YOURS. Welcome to our SLUMBER PARTY edition of Bad Behavior! Fire up the filth, turn up the trash, and bring us your most glamorous garbage - we want it ALL at Brooklyn's chicest queer party!!! With music guaranteed to help you find desire, satisfaction, and disorientation on an endless dance floor These sweet smelling spring nights put us in the mood for a Bad Behavior Slumber Party of sorts, during theses gay days of May we really want you to come sleep with us. So snuggle up, summers coming soon, might as well start heating things up and working up a sweat with us!

Hudson River Community Sailing (HRCS): 11th Annual Dark ‘n’ Stormy Fundraiser - The Frying Pan
May 15, 2018 - New York

On May 15, Hudson River Community Sailing (HRCS), a leading non-profit organization that develops leadership and academic success for underserved NYC youth through sailing education, will host its 11th annual Dark ‘n’ Stormy fundraiser. One of HRCS’s largest fundraisers, Dark ‘n’ Stormy will take place from 7-10pm at the Frying Pan on West 26th Street. The benefit will feature a live band, food, and open bar, and a raffle with extensive prizes. Tickets can be purchased online. All proceeds from the event support the HRCS mission to help underprivileged students succeed at school, at work, and in life. HRCS has improved the lives of thousands of students since its founding in 2007.

The Montefalco Consortium & San Carlo Osteria Piemonte Present the Ultimate Pairing: Steak & Sagrantino - San Carlo Osteria Piemonte
Through May 15, 2018 - New York

The Montefalco Consortium & San Carlo Osteria Piemonte Present the Ultimate Pairing: Steak & Sagrantino with Caprai Enjoy a month-long Sagrantino by-the-glass special with this rich red wine’s most ideal pairing: steak. Visit http://www.sancarlonyc.com/ for more details. www.consorziomontefalco.it May 1-15, 2018 San Carlo Osteria Piemonte 90 THOMPSON ST. - NYC Phone: 212.625.1212

Wagashi: Artistic Japanese Sweets - Japan Society
May 16, 2018 - New York

Delicate, artisanal confections, wagashi are traditionally served as an accompaniment to the tea ceremony. The shapes, colors and ingredients of these sweets are inspired by the natural world, often crafted to coordinate with the seasons. At this talk, wagashi confectioner Miyuki Hyodo, of miuxnyc, shares the cultural traditions surrounding these uniquely Japanese sweets, and introduces her contemporary approach that incorporates seasonal local ingredients. Hyodo will also give an on-stage demonstration of the elegant art of wagashi making. Followed by a tasting reception featuring early-summer wagashi.

EXPRESS Presents: How to Build Your Brand with Yena Kim, Plus a meet & greet with Menswear Dog - EXPRESS 51st + Madison
May 16, 2018 - New York

Express is excited to invite you to an intimate evening with Bodhi, aka Menswear Dog, and his human Yena Kim focused on tips for building a unique personal brand. Stop by 51st and Madison for cocktails and light bites, and a meet-and-greet with Menswear Dog following the conversation. Must be 21 years of age. This event is free and open to the public.

New York Cares Soirée - The Bowery Hotel
May 18, 2018 - New York

New York Cares, the largest volunteer network in the city, will host their Soirée, an immersive evening of masquerade, mystery, and magic benefitting the education programs offered by New York Cares. Join at the Bowery Hotel on Friday, May 18 for an enchanted evening full of cocktails, tastings, dancing, a silent auction, and so much more. The evening is made possible by the Rising Leaders Committee at New York Cares. Andrew Wiener, Vice President and Director of Leasing at L&L Holding Company, LLC, will be honored at the event.

Save the Children Young Patrons Gala - Central Park Zoo
May 18, 2018 - Manhattan

FIRST-EVER SAVE THE CHILDREN YOUNG PATRONS GALA SET FOR MAY 18 NYC Event to Benefit Organization’s Refugee Education Fund WHAT: The first-ever Save the Children Young Patrons Gala, a black-tie gathering of New York's young professionals and philanthropists, to raise awareness and funds for the global humanitarian organization’s Return to Learning Fund for refugee children. Save the Children’s new Return to Learning Fund supports the organization’s efforts to ensure that no refugee child misses out on learning for more than 30 days. This initiative is a pillar of Save the Children’s upcoming 100th anniversary campaign in 2019. The event will include musical performances, a silent auction and special guest speakers, to be announced. For tickets and more information, go to savethechildrenypgala.com. WHO: Gala Executive Committee members: Hayden Arnot, Bobby Arnot, John Bailey, Lily Baker, Lion Creel, Remi Evarts, Will Hayden, Cameron Ross, Janie Warnock, Cecily Waud and Esme Yozell. For the full list of committee members go to savethechildrenypgala.com. Musical performances by 2%, Agua sol, and Wizzy WHEN: Friday, May 18, 2018 ... (read more)

Bill Boggs' Memories of Sinatra - Patsy's Italian Restaurant
May 19, 2018 - New York

On May 19th, 2018 Patsy's Italian Restaurant is celebrating Frank Sinatra with the one and only Bill Boggs. Celebrate Sinatra with video clips, great stories, and songs. Bill Boggs is a four-time Emmy award-winning television host. He interviewed Sinatra on his show Midday Live with Bill Boggs and has traveled the world with Memories of Sinatra, celebrating Sinatra's impact on all of us. $125/per person Includes 4 Course Meal and Entertainment Tax, Gratuity, and Beverages Not Included For Reservations please call Patsy's Restaurant directly at (212) 247-3491 after 12 noon till 9:45pm.

Open Bar & Everyone Free - ATTIC Rooftop
Through May 19, 2018 - New York City

The Montefalco Consortium & Il Buco Restaurant Present the Ultimate Pairing: Steak & Sagrantino - Il Buco
Through May 31, 2018 - New York

The Montefalco Consortium & Il Buco Restaurant Present the Ultimate Pairing: Steak & Sagrantino with Antonelli and Scacciadiavoli Enjoy a month-long Sagrantino by-the-glass special with this rich red wine’s most ideal pairing: steak. Visit ilbuco.com for more details. www.consorziomontefalco.it May 1-31, 2018 Il Buco Restaurant 47 Bond St, New York, NY 10012

The Montefalco Consortium & Il Buco Alimentari e Vineria Present the Ultimate Pairing: Steak & Sagrantino - Il Buco Alimentari & Vineria
Through May 31, 2018 - New York

The Montefalco Consortium & Il Buco Alimentari e Vineria Present the Ultimate Pairing: Steak & Sagrantino with Arnaldo Caprai and Perticaia Enjoy a month-long Sagrantino by-the-glass special with this rich red wine’s most ideal pairing: steak. Visit ilbucovineria.com for more details. www.consorziomontefalco.it May 1-31, 2018 Il Buco Alimentari e Vineria 53 Great Jones St, New York, NY 10012

The Montefalco Consortium & Osteria Morini Present the Ultimate Pairing: Steak & Sagrantino - Osteria Morini
Through May 31, 2018 - New York

The Montefalco Consortium & Osteria Morini Present the Ultimate Pairing: Steak & Sagrantino with Antonelli Enjoy a month-long Sagrantino by-the-glass special with this rich red wine’s most ideal pairing: steak. Visit www.osteriamorini.com/soho-nyc/for more details. www.consorziomontefalco.it May 1-31, 2018 Osteria Morini 218 Lafayette Street, New York, NY 10012 212.965.8777

BGX Nerdy Thursdays - Black Gotham Experience Studio
Through June 21, 2018 - New York

Black Gotham Experience’s signature Nerdy Thursdays weekly mixer brings professionals and creatives from Wall Street, Red Hook, Paris and beyond to gather around cocktails, conversation and culture. Join us at our studio in the Seaport District and enjoy complimentary drinks, a thematic soundtrack by a featured DJ that moves your heart, feet, and mind, and an engaging, thought-provoking crowd. Starting May 3rd, our interactive, immersive walking tours depart from Nerdy Thursdays at 7:30pm and provide a new perspective on the hidden history of Lower Manhattan. Free Admission / Complimentary Drinks. RSVP required but does not guarantee admission. Space is limited and admission is first come, first serve basis. Walking tour is a premium, ticketed experience ( http://blackgotham.com/walking-tours/. Use code NERDYCITYGUIDESPRING18 for $5 off.)

Compass Song - Times Square
Through August 03, 2018 - New York

Artists Mendi + Keith Obadike have stretched fragments of music, poetry, stories, and myths across the pedestrian plazas and surrounding blocks in all four cardinal directions, for visitors to discover whether they’re exploring the neighborhood or simply on their way to work. The result is Compass Song, a free app-based public sound artwork inspired by Times Square’s rich history as the Crossroads of the World that officially launches Wednesday, July 12th. Compass Song was commissioned by and created in residence with Times Square Arts. As you turn on the app, plug in your headphones and walk through Times Square, a voice will accompany your wanderings with poems about searching for freedom, reflections on navigating the city, and cross-cultural myths about the cardinal directions, woven through with quotes from and reworkings of Walk With Me, the African-American spiritual turned Civil Rights freedom song. The voice in Compass Song is always underscored by a drone, a unique harmony that translates the latitude and longitude data for Times Square into sound and modulates as you walk north, south, east, or west. Interspersed with this are vocal performances of the sounds of Ti... (read more)

Models and Bottles Fridays ... Free on the A.C. Pass Guest List - Show
Through December 29, 2018 - New York City

Models and Bottles Fridays Text keyword SHOWNYC to 83361 for Instant RSVP and chance to win a VIP Party (FREE Admission, Bottle & More!) SHOW. NYC Nightclubs. 135 West 41st Street. Times Square. 10 pm-???(Broadway and 6th Ave) A.C. Pass List invites you to "The Original" Models and Bottles Fridays at NYCs newest premier hotspot, Show NYC! This will be the biggest Friday Night party NYC has ever seen. Top DJs, aerialists, dancers, expert mixologists, bottle service served by our #Showgirls, a true VIP experience, a sexy crowd, all in a spectacular new venue. Ask about our specials, VIP packages and Group/ Birthday specials.. World reknown DJs play open format, house music, old skool, top 40, mash-ups and more. Everyone receives complimentary admission on the “A.C. Pass List” (ladies til 12am, Gents til 12am). Ask me about special birthday (& group) packages. Call me direct @ 917.653.0768 for Table Service and more details. 21+ID. To expedite entry, get on the "A.C. Pass Guest List" please e-mail me directly, crisac@mac.com. Doors and list opens at 10 pm & all list closes at 2 am. All admission is at the discretion of the doorman. Dress fashionable please. Dress code: Ladie... (read more)

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