Kenny Kenny

  • Blogs

    April 10, 2013

    And The Queen Of NYC Nightlife Is...

    Swiss miss Susanne Bartsch. Still? Yes, after all these years, Ms. Bartsch still draws the fabbies and whooshes them into a creatively rich experience that propels them into the after-hours like space rockets with accessories. And with her own sylphlike body and ethereal outfits, she totally looks ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 9, 2013

    A New Susanne Bartsch Club Night Is Coming

    Susanne Bartsch is the empress of the ferociously fashionable, gamely glittery club crowd, so when she starts a new event, people start getting dressed. Right now, she and Kenny Kenny do the long-running, twinkly Van Dam--Sunday nights at Greenhouse--where your eyes are blinded by the beauty, even ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 5, 2012

    What The Nightlife Stars Did During The Blackout

    At the weekly circus known as Vandam last night at Greenhouse, Amanda Lepore looked and smelled as fresh as a daisy. "I stayed at Cazwell's house," she explained, blithely. Co-host Susanne Bartsch had no such luck. "I have no heat and no fucking water!" she said, dressed like Merlin. "It's roman ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 15, 2012

    A Typical Crazy Night At Van Dam

    You know, the Sunday night bash hosted by Kenny Kenny and Susanne Bartsch at Greenhouse. Judging from last night there, it's hotter, zippier, and loonier than ever. Bartsch was in Japan, but Kenny presided over the crowd in a sylph-like outfit, with light silver chains hanging from his face a la M ... More >>

  • Columns

    February 8, 2012

    Remember How to Dance, New York?

    You're going to have to learn all over again and join me at xl

  • Blogs

    January 25, 2012

    Your Weekly Schedule At XL: Here It Is

    XL is the new gay dance club previewing tomorrow, then having a "grand opening" Friday, then having "the grand opening Saturday," if you catch the subtle difference. And since dance clubs are as hard to come by as deli coffee these days, you might as well start scheduling every single night there. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 18, 2012

    Gigantic New Gay Dance Club Opening Next Week!

    ​ I was one of the first people to write about the Out NYC, the 127-room gay resort hotel that's been planned for West 42nd Street for several gay years now. I have no idea when that thing is going to finally open, but who cares? I hear the dance club that's part of the complex is opening on ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 21, 2011

    Boy Culture Blogs My Book Party!

    Lisa Lampanelli, me, Countess LuAnn​Matthew Rettenmund did a kaleidoscopic Boyculture blog about my book party at Copacabana Monday night. He dove into the event so thoroughly, in fact, he chatted up people I didn't even know were there. Enjoy the linked spread he did, which includes these a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 22, 2011

    Kenny Kenny Quits Party Party

    Photo:​Last night at the Gansevoort Park Avenue, Amanda's Penthouse debuted as a weekly bash, hosted by Joey Israel and Kenny Kenny and featuring world famous transsexual entertainer Amanda Lepore. The party attracted a colorful mix of New York's zaniest. But there's one less pr ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 18, 2011

    Fashion Week: Herchcovitch Trails in the Wind, the Blonds Stage a Chinese Extravaganza, Gwen Stefani's L.A.M.B. Goes Six Ways 'Til Sunday

    style.comL.A.M.B.​If there were a venn diagram of the final three shows we saw for Fashion Week, the central overlap would simply read "these are clothes" - because beyond the very basic scale of function, these designers had absolutely nothing in common in terms of aesthetic, quality, or succ ... More >>

  • Columns

    January 26, 2011

    Lesbian Country Star Keeps Her Top On!

    Out of Nashville, out in New York

  • Columns

    January 5, 2011

    Octogenarian Showstopper Rules New York!

    Revived: Marilyn Maye and Sally Kellerman. Clubs aren't dead yet, either.

  • Blogs

    November 24, 2010

    Dipset, A-Trak, Delorean, And The Vandam Party Headline Your Week In Nightlife

    ​It's a long weekend! (Really long, hopefully.) To celebrate, we decided to give you a full week's worth of nightlife options, dance-music-oriented and otherwise: Our recommended picks for each day of the week feature some established parties, some underrated gems, and a few one-off shows, all ... More >>

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    October 20, 2010
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    September 16, 2010

    Me and Mini Marilyn Manson

    ​How hot is this pint-size Marilyn Manson impersonator extraordinaire, who sneered at my crotch-level carnival prize at the Amanda's Big Top party recently? In the Golden Age of Grotesque, this little Antichrist Superstar makes me want to say, "Eat Me, Drink Me."

  • Blogs

    June 3, 2010

    Live From Amanda Lepore's Big Top, A Lurid Circus-Themed Extravaganza That Could Actually Use A Bit More Luridness

    That may very well be that guy's own action figure. Pic by Puja, more below.​Figuring out what to wear to an event called "Amanda Lepore's Big Top" was half the fun of going to the newly christened party at Carnival. The queen of the city's gay nightlife scene has always been the bearer of cur ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 10, 2010

    Kenny Kenny Takes Pictures Pictures

    Kenny Kenny​The owner of one of the best visual senses in New York, promoter/creator Kenny Kenny whips up tantalizing looks every night that are very Dietrich via space alien, but always different and surprising. So it makes perfect sense that he's a photographer too.

  • Blogs

    May 6, 2010

    Candis Cayne Moving Back To NYC?

    ​That's what I heard last night, honey. Supposedly, Candis Cayne, TV's most famous TS, has broken up with her man, the hunky Marco, and is heading back to our grateful shores sometime soon.

  • Blogs

    January 15, 2010

    A Neon-Colored Night of Freaky Fabulosity at Vandam

    ​ On Sunday nights down at the club Greenhouse, freakies mix with hot twinks in the glittery fishbowl known as Vandam, hosted by the immortal Susanne Bartsch and Kenny Kenny, who serve glamour like no other team since Barnum & Bailey. Alex Geana recently donned his party armor and went into t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 11, 2009

    A Wild and Woolly New Club Night!

    ​Those surreal space aliens Susanne Bartsch and Kenny Kenny--who already throw the zingy VanDam Sundays at Greenhouse--are teaming for one more crazy salad of weekly debauching, so our calendars will only have five free nights left to order Chinese and watch TV.

  • Columns

    December 31, 2008

    Cynthia Nixon on Sex and the City and Awards Shows Galore!

    Estrogen at the New York Women in Film & Television Muse awards; nights in drag with Murray Hill

  • Columns

    December 10, 2008

    Why Milk Stars a Hetero!

    Plus, singer-dancer Chita Rivera, drag queen Linda Simpson, and "Boys Gone Wild" at Mr. Black

  • Music

    November 26, 2008

    Dirty Blonde: Jon Bakhshi's Eco-Friendly Greenhouse; A Pitchfork 500 Party

    Soho gets a "green" nightclub, plus a swank winery that sticks mostly to red and white

  • Blogs

    November 13, 2008

    Nightlife Tidbits....

    At Sunday night's gay bash the Cuckoo Club, which has now taken residence at the Park, I got lots of attention, all of it positive except for one especially irritating douche nozzle. The guy made a big point of trying to amuse his friends by pointing at me and screaming "Look! It's a B-list celebrit ... More >>

  • Columns

    February 5, 2008

    Harvey Fierstein on the History of Blowjobs

    Fashion Week proves wearing, even to us model citizens

  • Blogs

    January 11, 2008

    Nightlife Update: Sebastian Is Crucified

    Sebastian photo by Elena Dahl For several months, Sebastian has been the go-to place for cute gays and a smattering of club freaks, every Thursday at the Madison. But the last few weeks, the energy has been erratic, the crowds haven't been big enough, and the up-down momentum has been more down tha ... More >>

  • Columns

    October 16, 2007

    Public Vulgarity and Claire Danes

    And other whore stories in post-crackdown clubs. Then, suddenly, a Pygmalion-like transformation.

  • Columns

    June 19, 2007

    Pre-Coital Clubbing

    At Lincoln Center, the ambiance of felching. Elsewhere, smoking gossip.

  • Columns

    December 26, 2006
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    November 28, 2006
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    October 24, 2006
  • NYC Life

    July 25, 2006

    Cat Scratch Fever

    Bitchy doormen, '70s porn, and the paragraph that turned Fly Life gay

  • NYC Life

    May 23, 2006

    The Sober Bunch

    Life's a Party for New York Nightlife's Sober Hipsters

  • NYC Life

    April 11, 2006

    Selling Out

    Full disclosure: Happy Valley pays me off with vodka, and all you get is this lousy column

  • Columns

    February 14, 2006
  • NYC Life

    November 8, 2005

    Cat Fight!

    Meow!—Paper magazine's Nightlife Awards gets catty between Richie Rich, the MisShapes, and The Trinity

  • Columns

    October 4, 2005
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    August 9, 2005
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    June 14, 2005
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    May 17, 2005

    Mofos Unite

    Records, blowjobs, and blackouts: The filthy bash turns five

  • NYC Life

    April 26, 2005

    Bedtime Stories

    Hedwig's big day; the Cock and the Hole and other tales

  • Music

    March 22, 2005
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    March 15, 2005
  • NYC Life

    November 30, 2004
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    October 12, 2004
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    June 22, 2004

    Prom Date

    Ultragrrrl hosts her prom dates, The Killers; Voice alumni celebrate

  • NYC Life

    December 16, 2003
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    October 28, 2003
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    July 1, 2003
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    July 9, 2002
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