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The best parties in NYC this week

The best parties in New York's nightlife scene, from club nights and residencies to globally-renowned label takeovers

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101 things to do in New York: Nightlife

Discover the best things to do in New York's nightlife scene

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The best late-night bars in NYC

If you're out during the wee hours, these are the bars you absolutely need to hit

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The 20 best house tracks ever

We pick the finest four-to-the-floor club hits, classic house music cuts and dance anthems ever

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The best dance clubs in New York

Your guide to the best dance clubs in New York City, from legendary house music havens to upscale rooftop lounges to Brooklyn's underground gems

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The best parties in New York: Critics' Picks

Find the best parties in New York's nightlife scene, from regular club nights and residencies to globally-renowned label takeovers

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The best dance clubs in New York

Your guide to the best dance clubs in New York City, from legendary house music havens to upscale rooftop lounges to Brooklyn's underground gems

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The best burlesque shows in NYC

Where to see burlesque and other sexy after-dark shows

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LGBT

The best gay nightlife in New York

Gay parties in New York offer something for everyone, from relaxed, mixed-queer shindigs to sweaty dance throwdowns

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Prurient + Andy Stott + Sannhet

Past live shows by noise-scene bad boy Dominick "Prurient" Fernow have often featured him leather-clad and screaming his lungs out amid a howling din of feedback. Recent recordings have taken a dancier, more synth-heavy direction, though, so there's no telling what's on tap for this gig, which celebrates a new album, Frozen Niagara Falls. The dark and brooding music of Andy Stott and local prog-metal crew Sannhet set the stage.

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The First Residents Ball: Anthony Parasole + Layton Giordani + DJ Three + Nikola Baytala

Output hosts its first Residents Ball, with New York's finest names in electronic music. Anthony Parasole (Output, the Corner, Ostgut Ton)—who also happens to be a resident at one of the world's greatest techno clubs, Berlin's Berghain—headlines in the main room with young fellow New Yorker Layton Giordani. DJ Three and Halcyon's Nikola Baytala play the Panther Room. Oh, and did we mention this party is free before midnight if you R.S.V.P.? No excuses.

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Mister Sunday

Hometown heroes Mister Saturday Night (Justin Carter and Eamon Harkin) have released a mix CD, founded a label, played Beats in Space and toured the world. Now they blend the seasons of their parties for another Sunday Funday daytime dance jam at Shea Stadium spinning their array of underground house, disco and techno rhythms for your dancing pleasure.

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Take a peek at Studio 54

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Ex-Dope Jams duo Slow to Speak presents a [dope] Valentine's playlist

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Luca Bacchetti

Italian producer and DJ harbors an unrequited “endless” love for our city

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andhim

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Dan Selzer

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