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Hello! I am currently typing this from a goddamn coffee shop because the WiFi is out and everything is terrible! But not the weekend! The weekend is not terrible! Especially when it is PRIDE WEEKEND! So let’s focus on all o’ those posi-vibes! And also let’s make our GIF theme Thelma & Louise, ’cause it’s screening this weekend and SO MUCH KIND OF GAY AMIRITE?!


But first, here’s what you may have missed on BYT this week:

  • We talked to Emily V Gordon and Kumail Nanjiani!
  • We got to ask two questions to Stan Lee!
  • I gave you a new batch o’ posi-tunes!
  • We reviewed the new Transformers movie!
  • &pizza opened in NYC and they’re doing some solid charity work this weekend, so swing by!

  • Kick things off with a $12-$15 Mozart’s Sister show at Rough Trade!
  • Or grab yourself a $20 Cheez-E Pass to PIZZAFEST 4 at The Gutter! Starts today, goes thru Saturday!
  • You should also most definitely check out Tragedy Opera w/ Julia Holter at National Sawdust for $34+…
  • …plus you can head to Baby’s All Right for a $12-$15 HER show and/or a $10 Combo Chimbita show!
  • Meanwhile, you can catch two shows at Mercury Lounge, the first being a $15 Lola Marshgig and the second being a $10-$12 Skela/TeamMate set…
  • …or catch Turnpike Troubadours over at Bowery Ballroom for $25!
  • OR just d-d-d-d-dance it up w/ Quantic and Flamingosis at Good Room for $10-$15…
  • …and/or at House of Vogue at House of Yes for $10!

  • Miss Tragedy Opera w/ Julia Holter last night? Catch it again at National Sawdust for $34+.
  • You can also see Kacy & Clayton at Mercury Lounge for $12, and/or hit up a late $18-$20 show from Pissed Jeans…
  • …or hit up Music Hall of Williamsburg for a $20 Cloud Cult show!
  • More into MISSIO? Head to Rough Trade for a $15 gig!
  • Meanwhile, Palm have a $12-$14 record release show at Baby’s All Right!
  • If The Big Drops, Great Woods, Sharkmuffin and HNRY FLWR are more your jam, though, head to The Footlight for a $10 show.
  • For movies, look no further than $4 screenings of Romeo and Juliet and The Craft at Syndicated!
  • Plus Ana Lily Amirpour’s at Alamo Draft House for a screening of The Bad Bitch and a Q+A!
  • Unless you’re into Scott Pilgrim, in which case head to Videology for a $10 midnight screening slash drinking game!

  • For starters, you can hit up Pride Island for an $85+ Tegan and Sara performance!
  • There’s also the bklyn boihood Pride Party at Littlefield for $15-$20…
  • …and BAM is hosting EVERYBOOTY for $30! Limited tickets at the door…
  • …AND it’s the four year anniversary of Papi Juice at Baby’s All Right! Tickets are $20….
  • …PLUS grab $30 tickets to The Bunker Pride w/ Rrose, Lauren Flax and MORE! Tickets are $30…
  • …PLUS-PLUS it’s Holy Mountain Pride at Slake for $20+…
  • …PLUS-PLUS-PLUS it’s Pride and Joy at Pianos for $10…
  • …PLUS-PLUS-PLUS-PLUS you can hang out w/ Taryn Manning at this year’s TEAZE at The DL for $25+…
  • …PLUS-PLUS-PLUS-PLUS-PLUS there is ALL OF THE PRIDE DISCO happening w/ Dimitri from Paris at House of Yes! Free before 11pm…
  • …PLUS-PLUS-PLUS-PLUS-PLUS-PLUS The It Gets Better Project is hosting a $50 party at The Standard EV’s penthouse! Swank city!
  • More into all-ages pride parties? Head to Housing Works Bookstore Cafe for the fifth annual Everyone Is Gay!
  • Or if it’s a Pride cookout you’re after, head to Nowadays!

  • Tunes-wise, you can catch Janka Nabay at Baby’s All Right for $10-$12!
  • Plus pronoun’s at WFMU Monty Hall for $10!
  • Poor dot com? If you can swing a jaunt out to Montauk, you’ll be rewarded w/ a free Kurt Vile gig at the Surf Lodge.
  • Comedy-wise, John Early’s at the Bell House! Tickets to the show (which is likely to sell out) are $18, so grab ’em while you can!
  • Meanwhile, it’s the 6th Annual Inner Beauty Pageant at Littlefield! Tickets are $6-$8.
  • Too lowbrow? Head to 92Y for a $40+ conversation w/ Nancy Pelosi!
  • Or just roller skate your little heart out at Brooklyn Bridge Park! Tonight is a Michael Jackson skate, and tickets are $10+.