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2-for-1 off-broadway week tickets are now on sale for more than 40 shows scheduled 2/27-3/12. >>

sponsored thru 2/28: $20 tickets for 30 years old and under to the skin of our teeth at theatre for a new audience (up to an $85 value). >>

3/3-5: get tickets to the annual art on paper art fair at pier 36 for free-$10 (plus ticket fees, reg. $25). >>

sponsored thru 3/12: just $30 for ages 30 and under for man from nebraska, a new york premiere from pulitzer prize winner tracy letts (august: osage county). >>

sponsored thru 3/15: get $20 tickets to the u.s. premiere of guillermo calderón’s villa at wild project ($35 value). >>

sponsored thru 3/19: $30 tickets to will lucille lortel and obie award winner- will eno’s world premiere wakey, wakey at signature theatre. >>

3/17-19: get tickets to the architectural digest design show at pier 94, plus a one-year digital magazine subscription, for free-$15 (plus ticket fees, reg. $30). >>

3/25: get tickets to the nyc craft distillers festival at the bowery hotel for $59 (plus ticket fees, reg. $95). >>

thru 3/26: admission + ice skate rental at prospect park’s le frak center for $6-10 (plus ticket fees, reg. $12-15). >>

3/29-4/2: get tickets to the joffrey ballet’s modern take on romeo + juliet at lincoln center for $27.50+ (plus ticket fees, reg. $55+). >>

4/22-24: get tickets to artexpo new york at pier 94 for free-$10 (plus ticket fees, reg. $20). >>

6/10-11: get tickets to the annualnew york green festival, featuring speakers, vegan food, vendors, and more. jacob k. javits center, $5-9.50 (plus ticket fees, reg. $10-19). >>

thru 12/31: get admission to the museum of sex for $12.95 (plus ticket fees, reg. $20.14). >>


where to see almost 30 of french street artist invader’s 8-bit mosaics around town. >>

thru 2/25: afropunk the takeover – harlem presents a week-long series of events featuring live musical performances, film screenings, comedy shows, jam sessions and discussions on identity, art and protest. various venues and prices. >>

thru 2/26: the museum of modern art’s annual festival of international nonfiction film, doc fortnight, features 10 days of premieres by emerging and established filmmakers, including 20 features, 10 shorts, many with post-show discussions. $12 general, $10 seniors, $8 students, free 4-8pm fridays. >>

thru 2/26: ride into the holidays at the new york transit museum’s 15th annual holiday train show, featuring a 34′-long layout with vintage subway and metro-north train models. new york city transit museum gallery annex at grand central, free admission. >>

thru 2/26: ‘gay gotham: art and underground culture in new york,’ a new art exhibition at the museum of the city of new york (east harlem), features the work and ephemera of queer luminaries across decades and subcultures, such as mae west, andy warhol, and gertrude stein. suggested admission: $14 general, $10 students/seniors. >>

thru 2/26: new public art alert: david shrigley’s memorial, a 17-foot-tall shopping list engraved on a solid slab of granite, goes on display at central park’s doris c. freedman plaza (fifth avenue at 60th street). >>

thru 2/26: the martha graham dance company returns to the joyce (chelsea) with classic works by martha graham and by four contemporary choreographers. $10+. >>

thru 2/26: the seventh annual american human beatbox festival brings beat-rhyme battles, vocal wars, and an open mic to various locations. $15 for one adv, $20 for two adv, $20 door. >>

thru 2/27: during the annual housing works geek week, take 30% off sci-fi, fantasy, comics, vintage vinyl, ya and more all week, plus check out the discussion ‘beyond orwell: speculative literature + political unrest’ (mon 7pm) and a board game night (fri 6pm). housing works (soho). >>

thru 2/28: the 25th annual hot chocolate festival at city bakery (flatiron) features a different flavor every day this month. this week: ginger, espresso, creamy stout, ‘happy,’ and caramel. >>

thru 2/28 (weekdays): it’s breakfast time all day and night during clinton street baking co. + restaurant’s annual pancake month, where a rotating menu of 10 pancake flavors are served up 8am-4pm and 5-11pm during the week. >>

thru 2/28 (tues-fri 10am-4:30pm): in addition to free saturday morning hours year ’round (10am-12pm), the brooklyn botanic garden offers free admission winter weekdays starting today. >>

thru 3/1: the art of the social thriller: coinciding with the release of his directorial debut get out, a jordan peele-curated series screens at bam (fort greene) that includes rosemary’s baby, night of the living dead, guess who’s coming to dinner, and more. $14. >>

thru 3/4: with almost half of the selected films created by women or people of color, the winter film awards 6th annual 48-hour film challenge indie film festival strives to tell everyone’s story. cinema village (east village), $5-10. >>

thru 3/5: the ’whose streets? our streets!: new york city, 1980-2000’ photo exhibition at bronx documentary center depicts 20 years of new york rallies, riots, marches, and demonstrations captured by 40 photojournalists. free. >>

thru 3/5: it ain’t winter, but that’s not stopping the bank of america winter village at bryant park’s opening weekend. the open air market, holiday shops, and skating rink return for the season. >>

thru 3/5: while there aren’t many skint-priced events during the annual new york city beer week, there are lots of opportunities to buy your fill of new and rare brews. various locations. >>

thru 3/5: czechoslovak-american marionette theater performs three golden hairs of grandfather wisdom, an adaptation of three classic czech, slovak, and italian fairy tales to be performed by four actors and four dozen marionettes. theater for the new city (east village), $15 general, $12 saturday matinees. >>

thru 3/5: the 11th annual frigid festival showcases 30 independent theatre companies with 100% of the proceeds going to the artists. the kraine theater + under st. marks (east village), $18-20 general, $10-15 students/seniors. >>

thru 3/6: tokyo-based gallery and art project pepper project presents the 11th annual young japanese artist book fair, featuring works from dozens of japanese book artists. printed matter (chelsea) and kinokuniya books (bryant park), free. >>

thru 3/12: adults and kids can get inspired at teknopolis, a three-floor interactive ‘digital arts playground’ at bam fisher (fort greene). $15-25. >>

thru 3/26 (weekends sat + sun 10am-6pm): the brooklyn flea moves indoors for the season with a holiday market featuring 75 vendors and 25 smorgasburg food sellers. skylight one hanson (fort greene), $1 admission. >>

thru 3/26: ice skating season returns to prospect park’s lefrak center at lakeside. $6 weekdays, $9 weekends/holidays, $6 skate rental, extra for bag check and lockers. >>

thru 4/1: ‘dead horse bay: the glass graveyard of brooklyn,’ a new exhibition featuring work from 13 artists and curated by hyperallergic’s allison c. meier. urbanglass (fort greene) tonight. free. >>

thru 4/1: inventing downtown: artist-run galleries in new york city, 1952-1965), a new exhibition at nyu’s grey art gallery, explores works from 14 galleries that shaped the nyc art scene. several film screenings, lectures, and discussions are scheduled throughout the run. free. >>

thru 4/2: as the political climate shifts, one constant is satire. ifc center’s 12-film autocratic to the people screening series showcases new and classic political satire films, beginning with charlie chaplin’s the great dictator (1940). ifc center (west village), $15. >>

thru 4/7: the trump agenda vs pluralism: analysis + resistance: pratt institute’s manhattan campus hosts a four-part series analyzing the trump administration’s first 100 days. free (rsvp). >>

thru 4/15 (tues-fri 12-8pm, sat 10am-5pm): ‘paris refashioned 1957-1968,’ the museum at fit’s latest exhibition, examines the combined influence of french haute couture, ready-to-wear, and popular culture during the era, and includes a selection of more than 30 garments and accessories by yves saint laurent/christian dior, pierre cardin, coco chanel, and more. a book of the same title accompanies the show. free admission. >>

thru 4/16: the new museum (les) hosts an exhibition focusing on the drawings and illustrations of raymond pettibon, known for creating punk band black flag’s logo, among other things. taking over three floors and featuring more than 700 works from the 1960s to present, the exhibition will include early self-produced zines, artist’s books, and videos made in collaboration with fellow artists and musicians. $18 general, $15 seniors, $12 students, pay-what-you-wish thursdays 7-9pm. >>

thru 4/17: ‘state of exception/estado de excepción,’ an exhibition of objects left behind in the desert by undocumented migrants on their journey into the u.s. and other forms of data, includes a wall of hundreds of backpacks. the new school’s anna-maria and stephen kellen gallery (union square), free. >>

thru 4/23: the museum of the moving image (astoria) hosts an exhibition honoring filmmaker martin scorsese‘s work, including production materials, behind-the-scenes images, and a retrospective screening series. $15 general, $11 students/seniors, free fridays 4-8pm. >>

thru 4/30: the new ‘tattooed new york’ exhibition at the new-york historical society (uws) explores the history of tattooing in nyc with more than 250 items from the 1700s to today. $20 general, $15 seniors, $12 students, pay-what-you-wish fridays 6-8pm. >>

thru 5/6: star wars: the farce awakens: a new musical parody lampoons the star wars films at the pit (flatiron). $15. >>

thru 5/7: at today’s opening reception for city reliquary’s new exhibition, ‘heroes of the knish: making a living and making a life,’ curator laura silver will give an illustrated talk on the sultry side of the potato pie. donation-based beverages will be available for purchase. city reliquary (williamsburg), $10 admission includes a knish and pickles. >>

thru 5/13 (tues-fri 12-8pm, sat 10am-5pm): ‘black fashion designers,’ the museum at fit’s latest exhibition, features several generations of fashion designers of african descent from the 1950s to the present. free. >>

thru 5/21: ‘i’m nobody! who are you? the life and poetry of emily dickinson’, a new exhibition at the morgan library + museum (midtown east), examines the life and work of the 19th century poet with nearly one hundred manuscripts and letters, photographs and other visual materials, plus lectures, film screenings, writing workshops, and a concert featuring patti smith and jesse paris smith. $20 general, $13 students/seniors, free fridays 7-9pm (related events extra). >>

thru 7/31: selfie alert: ‘hippo ballerina,’ artist bjørn okholm skaarup’s 15-foot-tall bronze sculpture of a tutu-wearing hippopotamus, will be unveiled at dante park (lincoln center), with a companion exhibition of skaarup’s work on view at cavalier gallery (midtown west) thru 3/17. >>

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