tues thru 2/25: dan flavin: kornblee gallery 1967: david zwirner’s upper east side townhouse gallery hosts an exhibition of works by minimalist artist dan flavin (1933–1996), recreating a pair of light exhibitions that flavin mounted in 1967 at new york’s kornblee gallery. the exhibition will be supplemented by the artist’s preparatory drawings as well as other archival materials. free admission. >>

tues: nyc winter outing reservations open today: beat the winter blues with deals on dining, broadway shows, tours, museums and more during the annual nyc winter outing promotion (1/17-2/12). offers will go on sale starting today, including restaurant week (prix-fixe meals), broadway week (2-for-1 tickets), and nyc must-see week (2-for-1 tickets to attractions, tours, museums, and performances). >>

tues 11:50am (various dates thru 2/21/2023): ice theatre of new york city pop-up performances: have an ice day with this annual series of short ice choreography performed at skating rinks across the city. today: winter village at bryant park (midtown). free. >>

tues 8:30pm (weekly): i made you a playlist: stand-up meets after-party at this weekly comedy show and dance party, hosted by kelly bachman. tonight’s show features amber rollo, james davis, lissa lenis, adam gilbert, and molly brenner. the three diamond door (bushwick), free admission. >>


weds thru sun: motherland by slovo. theatre group: slovo., a theatre group formed by ukrainian and american artists in the aftermath of russia’s invasion, presents motherland, a performance that explores motherhood, motherland, and ukrainian and american experience through the lens of mykola khvylovy’s 1924 autobiographical short story ‘i am (a romantic).’ an afterparty will be held following friday’s performance, and talkbacks will follow the sat + sun performances. a.r.t./new york theatres (hell’s kitchen), free (rsvp). >>

weds 7pm: jamie oliver: one: simple one-pan wonders: celeb chef jamie oliver will discuss and sign copies of his new cookbook at barnes + noble’s union square location. in conversation with actor and author jenny mollen biggs (dictator lunches). $5 admission includes a $5 b+b gift card, $42.31 ticket includes a copy of the book. >>

weds 7:30pm (weekly): ambush comedy show – with free beer: josh johnson, lucas connolly, and brittany cardwell serve up slices of standup at two boots pizza (williamsburg), where they’ll be joined by seaton smith (seth meyers), brad howe (joe pera talks with you), andrea allan (hot mess comedy) and max bruno (live from outer space comedy). bonus: free beer from 7:30-8pm. free admission (rsvp to enter the pizza raffle). >>

weds 7:30pm (weekly): we have fun: a stand-up show: hosts zach sims and dan wilbur bring the fun-ny to young ethel’s (park slope), with stand-up by comedians kendra cunningham (last comic standing), catherine mccafferty (hulu), billy procida (vice), and laura franklin (keep it casual comedy). free admission. >>

weds 8pm (weekly): savage comedy show: lizzie martinez and melissa rocha’s stand-up show comes roaring back with sets by jess salomon (fallon), ginny hogan (the new yorker), wilfred padua (npr), amy cardinale, and misha han. bonus: rsvp for a chance to win free drinks. logan’s run (park slope), free admission. >>

weds 8pm (weekly): good girl comedy show: good girls laura merli (reductress) and molly brenner (molly brenner: i’m coming) bring their standup show back to friends and lovers (crown heights), with performers chloe radcliffe (comedy central), nick hopping (amazon), naomi karavani (redacted tonight), april body (adult swim), and mia wilson (jezebel). $5. >>

weds 9:30pm (monthly): doctors without boundaries: real-life er doctors andres mallipudi and guests host a comedy show where standups with a tendency towards t.m.i. tell stories about their weirdest diagnoses, and the docs give a detailed breakdown of the history of each condition and what people diagnosed with it should know. audience members can even ask their own embarrassing medical questions via a ‘no co-pay’ question box. caveat (les), $7.50 with promo code ‘resident’ (reg. $10-15 adv, $20 door). >>


thurs thru 2/2: to save and project: the museum of modern art’s annual festival dedicated to celebrating newly preserved and restored films from around the world returns for its 19th edition with 20 features dating from 1924 to 1996. museum of modern art (midtown west), $12 general, $10 seniors, $8 students. >>

thurs thru 1/23: new york jewish film festival: presented by the jewish museum and film at lincoln center, the 32nd annual new york jewish film festival presents 21 features and 8 shorts from around the world that explore the jewish experience. in-person at the walter reade theatre (uws) and online, $10-15. >>

thurs 6pm: rachel aviv on strangers to ourselves: the new yorker staff writer rachel aviv will read from and discuss her new book, strangers to ourselves: unsettled minds and the stories that make us. drawing on original reporting and unpublished journals, the book explores people who’ve come up against the limits of psychiatric explanations for who they are. journalist and critic alice gregory will join for a talk and audience q+a. presented by books are magic at brooklyn heights library. free (rsvp required). >>

thurs 7pm: golden girls bingo: to commemorate the one-year anniversary of betty white’s passing, tonight’s edition of golden girls bingo highlights three rose nylund-centered episodes of the show. hosted by courtney antonioli of youtube channel stay golden. crystal lake brooklyn (williamsburg), $19. >>

thurs 7pm, 8:15pm (monthly): nerd nite nyc: nerd is the word at nerd nite nyc, where you’ll hear entertaining and informative presentations on a wide range of subjects. tonight: the meaning of nerdiness, video game holiday specials, and a mash-up covering ‘everything from chairs and sunken (human) chests to freezing sperm.’ littlefield (gowanus), $12 for the presentations at 8:15pm, add $4 to play pre-show trivia at 7pm. >>

thurs 9pm (monthly): comedy ugly: a comedy strip show: comedians reveal more than just punchlines at comedy ugly, a standup show where performers remove an article of clothing between jokes. hosted by alysia hush and marisa riley. easy lover (east williamsburg), free. >>


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