New York, Tonight: March 10, 2009

busta1 New York, Tonight: March 10, 2009 7 p.m. The Transgender Legal Defense & Education Fund and PFLAG N.Y.C. hostChristine Jorgensen Reveals: a very special benefit performance,” which will include a post-performance Q & A with actor and creator Bradford Louryk. All proceeds will support the work of TLDEF and PFLAG New York City. At The Lion Theatre at Theatre Row, 410 West 42nd Street. Ticket price is $40.

7 p.m.  Daniel Bergner reads from his new work: The Other Side of Desire: Four Journeys into the Far Realms of Lust and Longing at the BookCourt, 163 Court Street between Dean and Pacific Streets, in Brooklyn. Admission is free.

7 p.m. Brandon Cutrell will host “annual cabaret month celebration” featuring performers: Sarah Rice, Ben Cherry, Antonio Edwards, Kristy Cates, Natalie Douglas, Anne Steele, Joan Curto, Sally Mayes, Jack Donahue and more. At Laurie Beechman Theater at the West Bank Café, 407 West 42nd Street, between Ninth and Tenth Avenues. Tickets are $30.

7 p.m. Thomas Ricks, author of The Gamble joins Alex de Waal and General Barry McCaffrey to talk “military power,” at the Proshansky Auditorium, C.U.N.Y. Graduate Center, 365 Fifth Avenue.  Admission is free.

7:30 p.m. David Witt hosts “Spelling and Grammar Bee For Grown-Ups” at Union Hall, 702 Union Street at Fifth Avenue. Admission is free.

8 p.m.  Busta Rhymes performs with Ron Browz and Red Cafe at B.B. King Blues Club & Grill, 237 West 42nd Street, between Seventh and Eighth Avenues. Admission is $35.

8 p.m. Dick Swizzle’s Sudden Death Game Show is held at The Bell House on 149 Seventh Street and Third Avenue. Contestants will participate in a Jeopardy-esque trivia competition for free shots. Admission is free.

8 p.m.  Busta Rhymes performs with Ron Browz and Red Cafe at B.B. King Blues Club & Grill, 237 West 42nd Street, between Seventh and Eighth Avenues. Admission is $35.

8 p.m. Chicago Symphony Orchestra will perform at Carnegie Hall, 154 West 57th Street, between Sixth and Seventh Avenues. Tickets range from $41-$129.

8 p.m. Talib Kweli and Hi-Tek: Reflection Eternal will perform at the Blue Note on 131 West 3rd Street between MacDougal Street and Sixth Avenue. Tickets are $30 at tables plus a $5 minimum: $20 at the bar. 

9 p.m. Public Assembly holds Talent Show in the back room of 70 North Sixth Street at Wythe Avenue. Tickets are $9.

9 p.m. Charity: water hosts an informative exhibition and photo exhibit on the global water crisis which will open today at Chelsea Market, 75 9th Avenue. Opening-night reception price is $20, exhibit is free.

10 p.m. The Kitsuné label hosts a release party to celebrate the launch of Kitsuné Pioneer, the latest in Scion Company compilations. Guns ’n’ Bombs, HeartsRevolution, Beni and Classixx, also Alex English to appear. The Studio at Webster Hall, 125 East 11th Street, between Third and Fourth Avenues.
Ticket price is TBA.