Feb

13

Guide to the Weekend: Friday-the-13th/Valentine’s Day Edition

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For perhaps the most coincidental calendar arrangement all year, accord it due celebration with these weekend tips:
 

Friday, Saturday, and Sunday 

Barney’s Warehouse Sale

Weekends 10am-7pm, Barney’s Co-op 255 W. 17th Street btw 7th and 8th Aves.

Save 50-75% off on all Barney’s designer merchandise.  The sale runs through Sunday March 1st – get there soon, because the good stuff goes quick! 

Art and Love in Renaissance Italy

1000 Fifth Ave. at 82nd St. (212-879-5500)

A good opportunity to revel in the artistic possibilities of love.  This exhibit closes on the 16th, so don’t delay! 

Price: Free with CUID

Friday and Saturday 

The Audience and the Eavesdropper

Friday and Saturday, 10am-5pm

Phillips de Pury & Company 450 W. 15th St. nr. Tenth Ave. (212-940-1301)

Ten of the most influential contemporary artists in India and Pakistan display their work at this special weekend-only exhibit.

Price: Free

Friday 

Love Signs

Friday 7:45 & 9:45pm, East West Bookstore – Gallery West 78 Fifth Ave. at 14th St. (212-243-5995)

Astrologer Gahl Sasson explains the mystics and mysteries of V-Day—learn to manipulate and read the signs to foster a happy and healthy relationship.  

Price: $20 

Saturday 

Valentine’s Day Personal Media Mixer and Confessional Culture Variety Show

Saturday 8pm, Housing Works Bookstore 126 Crosby St (212.334.3324)

PostSecret, among others, sponsor this event to sooth the lovelorn with wine and break-up stories that are bound to make even the most unfortunate amongst us feel loved.  Admission will include a free book.

Price: $15 regular/$50 VIP 

‘Rejected’ Valentine’s Day Heartbreak Haven

Saturday 10:30pm, 307 W. 26th St. nr. Eighth Ave. (212-366-9176)

This annual comedy show expounds upon all things rejection-related.  To pick up the mood, the show will also include live music, free beer, and an after-party (presumably with lots and sexy singles with nothing better to do on Valentine’s… just saying.)

Price: $10 

Ex-orcism at the Village Pourhouse

Saturday 8pm, 64 Third Avenue at 11th Street (212-253-6955)

Free Bud Light for everyone that brings a picture of their ex—if you pin the picture up on the dartboard and hit a bullseye, you get a free hour of beer.  Nothing pink or heartshaped, promise.

Price: Free! 

Cupid is Stupid at the Town Tavern

Saturday 9pm 134 West Third Street between Sixth Avenue and McDougal Street (212-253-6955)

A party framed around drink specials: $3 cosmos, $2 Stoli cocktails, and $3 shots of Love Potion.  Bail yourself out of the lovesick blues (or have a crazy night on the town with your honey)–either way, alcohol at this price is difficult to pass up. 

Sunday 

Baby Loves Disco Valentine’s Ball

Sunday 12-3pm, (Le) Poisson Rouge 158 Bleecker St. nr. Thompson St. (212-505-3474)

Hula-hooping, a healthy snack spread, and a free photo in a take-home frame with not-too-sappy love songs being mixed in the background promise a refreshing post-Valentine’s afternoon.

Price: $15 advance/$18 at the door  

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4 Comments

  1. What about  

    Fruit Paunch Formal Show? 9:30pm tonight in the Black Box! Free admission!

  2. First Friday!  

    And THEN come to First Friday @ C555 in Lerner. Get there before 11p for free free free drinks.

  3. What's...  

    ...with all the screaming outside?

  4. Love  

    The Vagina Monologues is the way to spend your V-Day!

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