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The Saviors of Queer Women's Nightife

Anita Dolce Vita | Posted 06.08.2016 | Queer Voices
Anita Dolce Vita

"Coming together as a community will always be important and nightlife is a critical part of that piece. We gather in clubs and bars to dance, celebrate, meet new friends, and renew old friendships. It will always be important to do this in spaces that are uniquely ours."

4 Ways Nightclub Managers Can Outshine Their Competition

Nadya Khoja | Posted 06.07.2016 | Business
Nadya Khoja

In the United States the food, beverage and nightlife industry generates over $710 billion in sales, and as much as $26 billion in revenue a year. Nee...

Remembering Prince -- My Spot in the Corner

Donnie Demers | Posted 04.22.2016 | Entertainment
Donnie Demers

As I approached his "Purpleness," the space he occupied was full of laughter and beauty and suddenly it all went silent. I immediately felt like a Tsunami.

To be or not to be a Woman

Ayana Malaika Crichlow | Posted 01.19.2016 | Black Voices
Ayana Malaika Crichlow

We do not get to decide if another person self identifies as female or not, or what a female should look like by any means. Not only do we not get to do this for anyone but ourselves, but we do not get to dictate when or how a person claims their own womanhood.

Together We Must Go Forward... in to the Night

Alan Miller | Posted 11.20.2015 | Politics
Alan Miller

Our cities make us great : the freer they are - and more dynamic - the better off we all are. The past few days has demonstrated how we are living in a world where one has to take sides. Either one is for freedom, for social, economic and cultural interaction, for fun, for music, for life. Or one is against these things.

City of Atlanta Proclaims August 5th as 'M Bar Day' for Pledge to Restore Historic Community

Timothy Tukes | Posted 08.25.2016 | Black Voices
Timothy Tukes

M Bar is reshaping Atlanta's traditional lounge experience and restoring a storied community. In a couples months, Sweet Auburn Avenue may look a lot like the its esteemed past.

Chris Paciello on Bouncing Back

Stacey Alcorn | Posted 08.11.2016 | Business
Stacey Alcorn

Forty-three year old Chris Paciello is a Miami-based entrepreneur who has lived the equivalent of several lifetimes in his time here on earth.

How Clubbing Damaged My Self-Esteem

Connor R. McLaren | Posted 07.27.2016 | Queer Voices
Connor R. McLaren

After some self-reflection, I've realized that I go clubbing for all the wrong reasons, the main one being to meet other guys for romance. After months of doing this with very little success, I can confidently say that alcohol and grinding is not the way to find a well-matched suitor.

Staying on the Scene: A Lecture From Professor Gold, the 'Dinosaur' of Miami Promoters

Yuliya Neyman | Posted 07.13.2016 | Miami
Yuliya Neyman

Miami Beach is a town marked by transience. Bars and restaurants open and shutter. Luxury condos rise onto the skyline, then fall into foreclosure. Tourists cycle through. Transplants get sucked in, overdose, and move back home.

Surviving a Weekend in Berlin

College Tourist | Posted 07.11.2016 | Travel
College Tourist

Whenever I would travel around Europe meeting new people, I always got the same response when I told them I was studying in Berlin. From "how are you alive right now?" to "how many beers can you drink?" to "you must rave every weekend," the reaction was overwhelmingly consistent.

Surviving a Weekend in Berlin

College Tourist | Posted 07.11.2016 | Travel
College Tourist

By College Tourist; Author: Ben Rissler, American University What should you know before taking on Berlin's nightlife? Whenever I would travel aroun...

A Different Kind of Drink

Sister Jenna | Posted 03.09.2015 | Los Angeles
Sister Jenna

The new year is about more than ritualistically setting resolutions before the clock strikes midnight. This annual transition of time is an opportunity for our stage of consciousness to transition from dark to light; to let go of our past and invest in our future by living fully and lovingly in the present.

House Music Icon Celebrates Sobriety and a Remix on Life

Blake Driver | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Blake Driver

Dec. 31 marked seven months of sobriety for this veteran entertainer, who admits that consuming alcohol had been a regular feature of his life since he first started performing in nightclubs at age 21.

4 Things Rockstar Steven Tyler Taught Me

Sarah Zapp | Posted 11.12.2014 | Celebrity
Sarah Zapp

Do I know Steven Tyler? Absolutely not. Does he know me? Absolutely not. But I do know "I Don't Want to Miss A Thing", and neither should you.

Burlesque Dancers, Cirque du Soleil Performances and Energizing DJs: An Inside Look at Miami's E11EVEN

JustLuxe | Posted 09.14.2014 | Miami
JustLuxe

Like most people, I am curious by nature and thrive on the allure of the forbidden. The naughty and the unmentionable is something that is not easily ...

PEN Ten with Molly Crabapple

PEN American Center | Posted 07.13.2014 | Arts
PEN American Center

I don't live in a context where to make art is that daring. I'm not Ai Weiwei or Laura Poitras. I was scared to write about my own abortion, a fear that turned out not to be justified, and I was scared to write about Guantanamo because it felt too big and grave.

Three New Types of Nights Out

Antonia Opiah | Posted 06.02.2014 | New York
Antonia Opiah

The great Picasso once said, "Every child is an artist. The problem is how to remain an artist once he grows up." Enter the experience known as social painting.

The Nightclub Peacemaker: A How-To Guide for the Request Line, Pt 2

DJ Louie XIV | Posted 05.24.2014 | Entertainment
DJ Louie XIV

Whatever the reason, whether it's the DJ's personal decision or because he's simply forbidden, realize that you are not the one cutting his check, and therefore he is under no obligation to accept your suggestion.

Things You Will NEVER Hear at a Band Sound Check

Eva Moon | Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment
Eva Moon

If you've played in a working band, you've been through the routine a thousand times. Pull in at a club, haul your gear in, set up and hope you have time to check the sound before downbeat. Below is a list of things no participant at a sound check said. Ever.

What to Do in NYC: Festivals, Clubs, Concerts

Party Earth | Posted 10.09.2013 | New York
Party Earth

Commonly referred to as the city that never sleeps, New York City is a lively metropolis home to some of the best parties, concerts, and festivals in ...

Last Dance: Memories of Splash Bar in NYC

Dustin Fitzharris | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Dustin Fitzharris

Splash isn't the first time-honored gay bar in New York to close this year. In March, Rawhide, also in Chelsea, closed after 34 years. While bars come and go, Splash's closing further signifies Chelsea's gentrification, the gay community's move to Hell's Kitchen, and changes in gay culture.

Keeping it Calenta in Catalonia: Parks, Plazas, and Partying

Party Earth | Posted 10.05.2013 | Travel
Party Earth

As the second biggest city in Spain, Barcelona is a highly worthwhile destination spot for summer travelers. A culturally vibrant city, Barcelona prov...

LA Clubbing 101

Party Earth | Posted 07.01.2013 | Los Angeles
Party Earth

By Marie Cunningham, Party Earth writer. Clubbing hotspots in Los Angeles tend to rotate in and out of obscurity on a yearly basis. It's a good idea ...

Steampunk in Japan: Tokyo Subculture Style (PHOTOS)

La Carmina | Posted 05.21.2013 | Weird News
La Carmina

2013-05-22-steampunk_la_real.jpgDid you know Steampunk culture existed in Japan?

Five Incredibly Hot Venues Around the World to Hit Up This Summer

Party Earth | Posted 07.08.2013 | Travel
Party Earth

Even if you're not abroad or in an unfamiliar city, there are places that are simply so high-brow or underground that you would not know about them even if you've lived in the same city for your entire life.