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Best of New York 2012 • Fun

Best Gay Highbrow Night Out

  • Queer / Art / Film

    323 Sixth Ave., at W. 3rd St.; 212-924-7771

    Monday night may not be your favorite time for a loud, flashy party. But who wants to sit at home thinking about how long it is until Friday? This monthly IFC series, in which “one of New York’s most unique and homosexual artists” picks a movie for screening and discussion, fits the Monday bill. And there’s always an informal after-party a few blocks away at Julius, the city’s self-­proclaimed oldest gay bar.

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