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Birthday Bash Becomes a Benefit for Breast Cancer Awareness

Birthday Bash Becomes a Benefit for Breast Cancer Awareness

BY PUMA PERL | This is what can happen when two native New Yorkers run into each other on social media. Call it the “upside” of Facebook. Kim Reaper (who has a history in the fashion industry) and musician Anne Husick knew each other slightly from the Downtown scene. In early 2018, Reaper’s yearly mammogram revealed […]

Block Party Celebrates Community, Anticipates The Women’s Building  

Block Party Celebrates Community, Anticipates The Women’s Building  

BY WINNIE McCROY | Help ensure that women and girls in New York City can live free from violence and discrimination by heading to West 20th St., between 10th and 11th Aves., on Sat., October 13 from noon to 6 p.m. for The Women’s Building Third Annual Community Block Party. The event is a chance to […]

‘Mile-Long Opera’ was Fascinating, Fleeting

‘Mile-Long Opera’ was Fascinating, Fleeting

PHOTOS AND TEXT BY BOB KRASNER | It is impossible to overstate the artistic success of “The Mile-Long Opera: a biography of 7 o’clock,”which was performed on six evenings last week to capacity crowds. The project, a free event that leaned more toward performance art than opera, managed to avoid the pitfalls of both genres. Utilizing […]

Police Blotter: The Auxiliary Officer Editor

Police Blotter: The Auxiliary Officer Editor

BY SCOTT STIFFLER PETIT LARCENY: Dove thief gives drugstore no peace | Was he just in a mad rush to resupply and take his morning shower? Doubtful. At 8:04 a.m. on Fri., Oct. 5, an in-store Loss Prevention Officer at Rite Aid (282 Eighth Ave., corner of W. 24th St.) stopped a 36-year-old man who was […]

Queer Urban Orchestra’s Season Set to Launch

Queer Urban Orchestra’s Season Set to Launch

BY GERALD BUSBY | Queer Urban Orchestra’s 2018-2019 season, “Queer We Are,” begins Sun., Oct. 14, at Church of the Holy Apostles in Chelsea. The program, which opens with Julius Eastman’s “Stay on It” and closes with Brahms’ “Piano Concerto No. 1 in D minor,” offers in between the premiere of my “3 Bagatelles for Orchestra.” […]

Captivated by Beckett, a Clown Masters His Material

Captivated by Beckett, a Clown Masters His Material

BY TRAV S.D. | It’s good to remind ourselves these days that everything is not terrible. Indeed, some things are pretty perfect. The late poet/playwright/novelist Samuel Beckett (1906-1989) was one of these perfect things — and so is actor/clown Bill Irwin. And what could the confluence of those two elements be but more perfect, still? Since […]

Ready for Their Close-Up: Giving Good Face at DragCon

Ready for Their Close-Up: Giving Good Face at DragCon

PHOTO ESSSAY BY BOB KRASNER: Stunning looks seen at RuPaul’s DragCon, NYC, Sept. 28-30

Artists and Icons at DragCon

Artists and Icons at DragCon

PHOTO ESSAY BY LINDSAY TURBERVILLE, featuring scenes from their time spent at RuPaul’s Drag Con (Javits Center, Sept. 28-30)

Get Thee to a Cyclery: Best Local Bike Shops

Get Thee to a Cyclery: Best Local Bike Shops

BY SAM BLEIBERG | Bike shops get us rolling. Whether they’re helping a beginner choose their first bike, keeping a trusty commuter on the road, or just serving as a quick pit stop for flat tires, a good bike shop can make getting around town a much more pleasant experience. What separates a great bike shop […]

Renegades to Role Models: RuPaul’s DragCon Expands its Reach

Renegades to Role Models: RuPaul’s DragCon Expands its Reach

BY CHARLES BATTERSBY | Drag was once on the fringe of society. Gender rebels performed their cutting-edge material in nightclubs and cabarets that most citizens never knew existed. Now drag culture is mainstream enough to warrant an industry convention that fills half of the Jacob Javits Center. The attendees at RuPaul’s DragCon NYC (Sept. 28-30) were […]