Cheap things to do: Gender-bending adventures
Thu Feb 26 2009
This year’s Cinekink series is nearly over. One worthwhile last installment is Lipsticks & Crinolines, a collection of movie shorts featuring colorful illustrations of blurred gender boundaries that’s high style and low price. Anthology Film Archives, 32 Second Ave at 2nd St (212-505-5181). Thu 26 at 9pm, $8.
Chelsea Classics: Mahogany
It’s Musicals Month, and Hedda Lettuce hosts the Thursday 26 screening of the 1975 Diana Ross fest. Clearview Chelsea, 260 W 23rd St between Seventh and Eighth Aves (212-505-2463). Thu 7pm (with Hedda Lettuce), 9:30pm; $7.50.
In Joseph Keckler’s campy one-man show, he portrays several characters, including a “cat lady” and an inefficient receptionist. La MaMa E.T.C., 74A E 4th St between Bowery and Second Ave (212-475-7710). Fri, Sat 10pm; Sun 5:30pm. $15. Through Mar 8.
Nightlife legends Susanne Bartsch and Kenny Kenny return with a new brand of Sunday night hedonism. Joining the clubland fun are their preening, prancing crew of crazies: Chuck Attix, Ladyfag, DJ Johnny Dynell and mean old door lady Cynthia. Greenhouse, 150 Varick St at Vandam St (212-807-7000). Sun 10pm. FREE
Over-the-top drag-queen veteran Lavinia Co-Op is back with her trademark cockney accent and raucous vaudeville act. Telephone Bar and Grill, 149 Second Ave between 9th and 10th Sts (212-529-5000). Thu 10pm. Through Mar 19. FREE
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