Preview: Asia Society LGBT Meet Up at Leo Bar

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Date(s) - 01/18/2019 - 01/19/2019
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Asia Society


Cover Image: Lal Batti – Courtesy of Asia Society

What’s up? Don’t miss Asia Society’s LBGT happy hour evening of wine, networking, art and ambiance.

Damage? Free entry, cash bar

LGBT Connections Meet Up © Asia Society

Why you should go.  Asia Society and Sholay Productions are proud to present a special edition of the roving, New York based LGBTQ Bollywood inspired dance party, Desilicious, as we celebrate the final weekend of the exhibition The Progressive Revolution: Modern Art for a New India. Featuring DJ Ashu Rai, resident DJ and co-founder of Sholay Productions, bringing her signature mix of Bollywood-House music; South Asian Drag show with Lal Batti; and free admission to the galleries. Cash bar.

The ongoing Japanese Kamakura exhibit is truly remarkable.

The Japanese Kamakura exhibit was one of this year’s highlights. © WhereNYC

Useful tips:

  • Dress code: Business or casual is fine but presentable and even a bit classy.
  • Bring your I.D. 21+
  • Business cards are  always a plus.
  • If you’re going to drink, hydrate and get a bite to eat beforehand.
  • Bring cash for coat check / cloakroom and of course the bar
  • Fancy a nightcap or a bite to eat nearby?
  1. Bar Room 117 60th St (between Lex and Park) – cozy, decent French wine, a crapload of beers on tap and bar food.
  2. Fig & Olive Lexington between 62nd 61st. One of many locations in New York City
  3. Lexington Bar & Books 1020 Lexington by 72nd St. – Close, cozy and rustic
  4. Loew’s Regency Bar & Grill (Park by 60th) – if you want a classy hotel bar with old school elegance, no need to look further.
  5. Vero Wine Bar 1483 2nd Ave (by 77th St.)