The LGBT Community Center is excited to present a diverse array of events in March. Tickets are now on sale for the selection of upcoming arts and culture events below (all in our building, located on 208 W 13 St in New York City). Each event highlights our community’s creative expression and narratives, and we would greatly appreciate if you could attend or share this information on your site.
The Pat Parker/Vito Russo Library Book Discussion: “The Color Purple” By Alice Walker – March 7, 2017 at 8 p.m.
Winner of the 1983 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction, the acclaimed novel, told through the story of Celie Harris, examines the intersections of women of color, joined by their love for each other, the men who abuse them and the children they care for. Entry: Free, click here to learn more.
NewFest At The Center Presents “Girl On Girl” – March 15, 2017 at 7 p.m.
Join us for this documentary portrait highlighting the emotional consequences of feminine lesbian invisibility–the phenomenon in which, due to feminine or “passing appearance,” countless LGBTQ women are rendered invisible to the world and each other. Tickets: $15, click here to purchase.
The Center and Blakkaprikorn Productions Present Meditation On A Theme – March 17, 2017 at 7 p.m.
One theme. Multiple performers. Countless creative interpretations. It’s not about thinking outside the box. It’s about destroying the box altogether. Up next: Can’t We All Just Get Along? Tickets: $20, click here to purchase.
Queer Stages & The Center Present “Jerker” by Robert Chesney – March 21, 2017 at 7 p.m.
A pornographic elegy with redeeming social value, “Jerker” traces the intimate relationship that develops between a secretive Vietnam vet and a scrappy young man. Set in 1985 via 20 phone calls–many of them dirty–it’s a queer hymn to the men of San Francisco, and the generations that followed. Tickets: $15, click here to purchase.
Center Talks Presents Pioneering Surgeon Marci Bowers – March 23, 2017 at 7 p.m.
Join this up close and personal discussion with Dr. Marci Bowers, a champion of the community, as we learn of her personal journey and commitment to equity in the field of medicine. Entry: Free, click here for more information.
Strength In Numbers: A Week of Self-Defense – March 27-31, 2017 at 6 p.m.
Join us for these self-defense workshops aimed at strengthening the heart, body and mind and teaching practical responses to real world situations. Entry: Free, click here for more information.
Center Song Presents Goldenchild – March 31 & April 1, 2017 at 7 p.m.
Merging elements of classic country, pop and dreamy indie rock, Goldenchild creates an ambient experience where their varied influences can mix and mingle. The result is gorgeous, cosmic country that blurs genre lines to create beautiful new music. Tickets: $15, click here to purchase.