Out & About
Thu 26‘Babel’ ▲
Theatre at 14th St. Y, 344 East 14th St.
7:30 p.m. $15-$70
A spectacle that reinvents one of the oldest stories in the world, interpreted by Acrobatic Dance Theater. Through Feb. 5.
212-780-0800. 14streety.org/babelQueernucopia Comedy
The Unicorn, 105 Henry St.
Featuring a hilarious lineup, including an Orthodox Jewish transsexual, a recovering Catholic and others.
Fri 27Holocaust Remembrance
Leslie-Lohman Museum of Gay and Lesbian Art, 26 Wooster St.
‘Triangles,’ performance-installation by Ann P. Meredith to honor lives, persecution, and deaths of people forced to wear triangles during Holocaust.
212-431-2609. leslielohman.orgOvernight Sound
Golden Bridge Yoga, 253 Centre St.
9 p.m.-7 a.m. $100
Start with intention circle and meditation. Then, deeply rest within overnight sound bath that will include breaks of silence.
Sat 28‘Love for Sale’
SoHo Playhouse, 15 Vandam St.
8-10 p.m. $40
A naive American songstress turns up in a Parisian café to escape the Depression and make her name. but other things are in store in the City of Light.
212-691-1555. sohoplayhouse.comFirecracker ceremony
Sara D. Roosevelt Park, at Grand & Chrystie Streets
11 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Free
The Chinese Lunar New Year Day event features a spectacular firecracker show, musical performances, dance and more.
Sun 29Bettye LaVette ▲
City Winery, 155 Varick St.
8-10 p.m. $35-$50
The American soul singer-songwriter’s 71st birthday bash and all-request show — requests to be submitted by pre-paid ticket purchasers.
212-608-0555. citywinery.comChinese Theater
Chinese Consolidated Benevolent Assoc., 62 Mott St.
3-5 p.m. Free
New York Chinese Community Theater presents these programs: ‘The West Lake’; ‘Picking Up the Jade Bracelet’ and ‘The Sword Dance.’
Mon 30‘New Catastrophe’
Housing Works Bookstore Cafe, 126 Crosby St.
Mike Scalise launches his award-winning memoir ‘The Brand New Catastrophe’ in conversation with celebrated novelist Kaitlyn Greenidge.
212-334-3324. housingworks.orgWake Up to Joy
Coco-Mat USA, 49 Mercer St.
6-8 p.m. $30, pre-register.
Evening of fun and traditional cutting of the Vassilopita; Agapi Stassinopoulos shares secrets to living life with joy and guided meditation.
Tue 31‘Snack’ & ‘Walker Adams’
Pianos, 158 Ludlow St.
7-9 p.m. Free.
Horseduck fans, get ready for a ride on a horseduck that quacks and gallops, with the band Snack following.
212-505-3733. pianosnyc.comTaiko Drumming
PS 134 Elementary School, 293 East Broadway.
3-4:30 p.m. Free.
Learn ancient form of Japanese drumming; with its origins in Shinto traditions, Taiko drumming is viewed as a spiritual art. Open to all ages.
Wed 1Hitchcock’s ‘The Birds’ ▼
Tompkins Square Library, 331 East 10th St.
6 p.m. Free.
1963 thriller starring Rod Taylor and Tippi Hedren; wealthy socialite pursues potential boyfriend to small town, when birds begin to attack people.
212-228-4747. nypl.org250 Years
St. Paul’s Chapel, 209 Broadway.
6:30 p.m. Free.
John Butler, professor emeritus of American studies, history, and religious Studies at Yale University gives a lecture entitled “Gotham, Religion, and the Fright of Modernity: 1880-1960.”
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