Friday, March 9

TODAY: BOB'S BURGERS, FESTIVAL OF COLORS, DAUGHTER

around town today

9am-5pm (mon-fri thru 4/27): the new york school of interior design presents an exhibition of the luscious interiors of the shubert organization's historic broadway theaters. nysid gallery, free. >>

12-9pm (thru 3/10): the spring/break art show takes over 20 classrooms and hallways of a four-story schoolhouse in nolita. old school (233 mott @ prince), free. >>

6pm: fashion designer bob mackie and instyle magazine fashion director hal rubenstein chat about rubenstein's book 100 unforgettable dresses at fit's katie murphy amphitheatre, free (rsvp) >>

7pm-12am (+ 3/10): billy's antiques marks the end of 30 years in its tented space with a two-day funeral hosted by writer anthony haden guest with musical performances by the virgins, andrewandrew, and others at the corner of houston + bowery >>

7pm (+ 3/10-3/17): momi's 'see it big!' series screens classic, restored films on the big screen. tonight: alfred hitchock's north by northwest (1959). $12 includes museum admission. >>

7:30pm (+ 3/10 @ glasslands): beautiful british atmospheric folk pop trio daughter play mercury lounge, $12 >>

7:30pm (+3/10): see performance artist laurie anderson's delusion at pace for $15-25 (reg $30-50) >>

7:40, 9;40pm: doc. jiro dreams of sushi is the story of 85 year-old jiro ono, regarded as the greatest sushi chef in the world and whose 10-seat restaurant in a tokyo subway station received a 3-star michelin review. director david gelb in person tonight. ifc, $13. >>

8pm: cast members from fox's animated series bob's burgers eugene mirman, kristen schaal, larry murphy, and jon benjamin show off their comedy skills and previews from the new season at the bell house, free >>

8pm: tonight's kings county comedy hour at bushwick's vaudeville park features nikki glaser, tony zaret, mark normand, kara klenk, adam lowitt, and host matt koff. free. >>

8pm: franco-moroccan singer hindi zahra and the jim campilongo electric trio with stephan crump + tony mason play littlefield, $18 >>

8pm: theesatisfaction, cookies and zebra baby play cameo, $10 >>

8:30pm: trust, dz deathrays, and black marble play mercury lounge, $10 >>

8pm-4am: celebrate holi, the hindu festival of colors with live music and throwing colored powder on your fellow dancers. 1260 atlantic ave (bet. bedford + nostrand), $10 for a ticket and a bag of color. >>

8pm (thru 3/10): kenneth lonergan's (analyze this, you can count on me) first theatrical success this is our youth looks at a grim 1980s nyc through the eyes of three young adults with wealthy parents. wild project, $18. >>

8pm (thru 3/11): the stephen petronio company performs the world premiere the architecture of loss set to the music of valgeir sigurĂ°sson and nico muhly, plus laurie anderson/tara subkoff collaboration city of twist, ethersketch i danced by nycb principal wendy whelan (tue-fri only), more. the joyce, $10+. >>

8pm (+ 3/10-11, 3/16-18): choreographers peggy baker, doug elkins, monica bill barnes, and susan marshall present works at the 18th annual harkness dance festival at 92y. special guest ira glass 3/11. $15. >>

arrive 8-8:30pm (+ 3/16, 23): centralia: six stories + six cocktails: encounter the characters who refuse to leave centralia, pa, while exploring the brooklyn lyceum in ugly rhino's interactive theatrical experience. $25 ticket includes six cocktail creations. >>

8pm (every wed-fri thru 4/13): who loves you baby? tom dimenna brings 70s icon telly savalas (kojak!) back from the grave 'to give the cynical hipsters of today a good kick in the pants'. the huron club at the soho playhouse, $15 with promo code 'comedy' (reg $25). >>

9pm: no partner or experience necessary at the new york city barn dance. jalopy, $13 adv, $15 door. >>

9:30pm (+ 3/24): 1963 czech sci-fi film ikarie xb-1 (voyage to the end of the universe), (based on stanislaw lem's magellan cloud), was an influence on 2001: a space odyssey and star trek. spectacle, $5. >>

10pm: monthly musical comedy showcase 'now! that’s what i call musical comedy!' features hosts ben lerman and tim dimond with guests jessica delfino, jen kwok, adam lerman, and david cope’s ‘harp secrets’. the creek and the cave, free. >>

10pm-1am: sing along with common people! belt out your favorite tunes at the 90s sing-along. legion, free. >>

11pm: comedian kurt braunohler hosts pete + pete (mike maronna and danny tamberelli), wyatt cenac (the daily show), and a special musical guest on monthly late night talk show night of the living. the pit, $10. >>

11:35pm (+ 3/10): is that an alien in your belly, or are you just happy to see me? ifc, $13. >>

midnight (+ 3/10): david lynch’s mulholland drive (2001) screens at landmark sunshine, $10 >>

thru 3/10: craic fest = festival of new irish music and film. after parties, open bar, music. tribeca cinemas and mercury lounge, $15 adv, $20 door. >>

thru 3/11: it's armory arts week! different neighborhoods highlight their art scenes with receptions, open studios, tours, performances, parties, lots more. art fag city breaks down the major art fairs here. free-$30.

thru 3/12: geek out with a spelling bee, geeks vs. nerds trivia, plus 30% off sci fi, fantasy, comics, vintage vinyl, science and math books at housing works' geek week >>

thru 3/15: 7:30pm: the ballad of genesis and lady jaye: filmmaker marie losier spent seven years with couple genesis p-orridge (throbbing gristle, psychic tv) and lady jaye documenting their relationship in which they merged identities through plastic surgery and coordinated outfits. clearview chelsea, $13.25. >>

thru 3/10 + 3/16-18: globus film series 'love will tear us apart' features 22 twisted love stories from japan and korea. japan society, $12. >>

every fri-sun thru 3/18: the heights players stage new production the laramie project, examining the impact of the hate-crime death of matthew shepard in wyoming in 1988. 26 willow place (brooklyn heights), $15. >>

thru june: be mindful of traffic while viewing artist rafael barrios's optical illusion sculptures on park ave bet 51st + 67th sts >>


sales, deals, freebies

there's a new, three-floor dsw on 34th street >>

the brooklyn botanic garden (ends today) and queens botanical garden (thru 3/31) continue free weekday admission

thru 3/11: all shoes and handbags are $39, $79, $99, and $129 at the shoe box sale. 537 third ave @ 35th st. >>

thru 3/18: score prix fixe three-course dinners starting at $18.88 during chinatown restaurant week >>


group deals

get a three-course italian dinner for two at la piazzetta ristorante in greenpoint for $25 ($64 value) >>

mexican dinner for two with one app, two entrees, and two drinks – sangria or margaritas – at el ranchito del agave in hell's kitchen for $16 ($56 value) >>


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