Following a New Years Day appearance that left New Yorkers stunned, Cadenza's leader and jet setting superstar Luciano is set to make his triumphant return to the Big Apple. Changing up the scenery from a warehouse in Brooklyn to the esteemed black tie hotbed better known as Cipriani 42nd Street, Luciano offers New Yorkers a chance to replace football Sundays with an early evening soiree that will be filled with tropical sounds typically found on the White Isle.
For those of you that think that Cipriani will be letting in anyone due to the event's magnitude, don't kid yourself. Heed warning club goers, entry will be granted at the doorman's discretion which means dress to seriously impress.
HQ Nightclub at Revel is shaking things up this Presidents Day Weekend. Globally renowned DJ Eric Prydz, turntable-god and resident DJ A-Trak and The Generation Wild Tour 2013 with Deniz Koyu, Danny Avila, dBerrie, and Mikael Weermets will be apart of the blowout holiday festivites along with the madness set to ensue at Revel.
Friday, February 15: Swedish sensation Eric Prydz will kick off the weekend festivities spinning an always entrancing and impeccable selection of his most famous chart toppers like "Everyday" as well as the more underground tracks he’s become known for under the alias Pryda. DJ Tatiana Fontes will kick off the night with her melodic blends of house and trance to intro Prydz.
Saturday, February 16: Resident DJ and turntablist phenom A-Trak will take over the decks on Saturday night for his second appearance helming the DJ booth at HQ. Known for his technical savvy and combining multiple genres, A-Trak will rev up the crowd with his signature dancehall beats.
Sunday, February 17: The Generation Wild Tour 2013 makes a highly anticipated stop at HQ Nightclub on Sunday night, featuring a collection of familiar names in the electronic dance music community which includes Deniz Koyu, Danny Avila, dBerrie, and Mikael Weermets. Catch a variety of different sounds from these producers. Also in the mix will be infamous nightlife photographer Kirill Was Here taking photos of the wildness.
For more information and tickets visit the offical Revel website here.
Monday: Steve Stanulis hosted the wrap party for the film "Long Shot Louie" at Chelsea Manor. Stanulis stars in the film, where he plays an exotic dancer facing the trials and tribulations of personal relationships, work and drugs. Co-stars John Bianco, Brian Kelley and Joey Donafrio also attended the event. Read our interview with Steve here.
If you're looking to get out of Manhattan one night or simply venture out to a new kind of club scene, there's a new posh spot that just hit Queens. Allure Club & Lounge is new to Queens and offers a highly sophisticated atmosphere and you can tell right away.
The only thing better than football season is Super Bowl night. Friends, food, and brews. That's really all you need for a good time. Oh, and a prime spot to view it all. We've got the best spots to watch the Ravens and 49ers duke it out and with plenty of special deals, everyone will go home a winner.
The Windsor & The Windsor Gansevoort Park: Recently opened, Windsor Gansevoort Park will be throwing an off-the-hook superbowl party starting at 4pm. There will be a live DJ accompanying the four large flat screens that line the walls. Each banquet also has its own personal flat screen TV. The Windsor's original location will also be throwing a viewing party along with fresh, seasonal cocktails and gourmet comfort food.
St. Patrick's Day is right around the corner, meaning it's time to whip out all your green, stock up on beers, and snag some luck o' the Irish. Since St. Paddy's is the ultimate drinking holiday, we've rounded up some of the best bar crawls happening in the city -- even the non-Irish may participate!
St. Paddy's Kick-Off Party: For just five bucks, you can attend the St. Patrick's Day Kick-Off Party, taking place at Midtown favorite, Public House. The party will take place on March 15th from 5pm until 4am. All sorts of debauchery will ensue.You can purchase your tickets here.
Super Bowl Sunday is just around the corner and it's a time where football and partying come together as one. With that said, 1OAK's annual Super Bowl party is without a doubt the place to see and be seen. The super hot, celeb studded party is going down on February 2nd at JAX Brewery located at 620 Decatur St. in New Orleans, LA. The night will include music by Mick Boogie and in true 1OAK fashion, there just might be some surprise performers as well as guests to get the debaucherous festivites going.
Watch the 1OAK NOLA trailer and for more information and tickets visit here.
If the names Willi Ninja, Dorian Corey, Pepper LaBeija, and Venus Xtravaganza sound the slightest bit familiar, then you've likely seen the 1991 documentary Paris Is Burning. Paris Is Burning explores the early underground ballroom community and its importance in the development of the LGBT community. The film's producer, Jennie Livingston, sheds light on the many competitive categories in the underground scene.
Fast forward to the year 2013. Every Tuesday night on West 39th street in Manhattan, you can still get an intimate view of the ballroom scene at club Escuelita. With the beats of DJ Mike Q spinning in the background under the vocals of Legendary Kassandra Ebony and others, Vogue Knights kicks into full effect just shy of midnight. Founder, Jack Mizarhi (given house name) started the event over a year ago. Dashaun Wesley (also known as the Legendary Dashaun Evisu Wesley) has been active in the scene since 1998. "I was interested in finding the Village Area," says the humbled 5'11 athletic built beau. "I saw people doing this dance on Christopher Street called voguing and I just watched and followed." Since then, Wesley has gained international recognition for his involvement in the ballroom community. He is currently one of the emcees and judges for the event.