Friday, January 31
Catch & Release
South Street Seaport, Pier 17
11 ? 7 p.m., Free
A participatory design project that aims to capture and celebrate the extraordinary efforts of a community in a time of crisis. South Street Seaport is a waterfront neighborhood with a strong maritime tradition that has historically subsisted on its proximity to water, and was one of the areas hardest hit by Superstorm Sandy. Catch & Release hopes to recognize, and make public and visible the neighborhood's resilient spirit.
19 Fulton Street Suite 201
7-11 p.m., Free
Front/Row Stage presents FREE tix with an RSVP to see Conehead Buddha at the South Street Seaport's brand new pop-up venue! Located on Fulton Street between Water & South streets next to the ice skating rink. This fully enclosed heated cube features live music, a full bar and hot food. Free w/ RSVP.
Saturday, February 1
Mike Albo: The Junket
Dixon Place, 161A Chrustie Street
10 p.m., $20
The author of the column recounts his misadventures as as style columnist, New York scenester, blog target and luxury victim.
Smithsonian's National Museum of the American Indian, 1 Bowling Green 1st Floor
10:30 a.m., Free
Features tales of the Anishnaabe trickster Wesakechak in the lively series Stories of the Seventh Fire, and celebrates the artistic style of Anishnaabe artist Norval Morrisseau, whose work is featured in the current exhibition Before and After the Horizon.
Sunday, February 2
The Schneider Concerts presents the Attacca Quartet
66 West 12th Street
2 p.m., $17.50
First Prize winner of the 7th Osaka International Chamber Music Competition in 2011, top prizewinner and Listeners' Choice Award recipient in the 2011 Melbourne International Chamber Music Competition, and winner of the Alice Coleman Grand Prize at the 60th annual Coleman Chamber Ensemble Competition in 2006, the internationally acclaimed Attacca Quartet has become one of America's premier young performing ensembles since forming at Juilliard in 2003.
Stand Up and Take Your Clothes Off
Kraine Theater, 85 E 4th Street btwn Bowery and Second Ave.
9 p.m., $8
A monthly get together hosted by burlesque performer Kitten Kent, Kerryn Feehan, is a meeting of comedic and ecdysiastic arts.
Monday, February 3
Annual Hot Chocolate Festival
Citi Bakery, 3 W. 18th Street, btwn Fifth & Sixth avenues
7:30 a.m. - 7 p.m., $3-$6
Different flavors of hot chocolate will be served everyday for the month of February.
Tuesday, February 4
New York Comics & Picture-story Symposium: Keren Katz
2 West 13th Street
7 p.m., Free
NY Comics & Picture-story Symposium is a weekly series for artist/writers working in various text-image forms: comics, picture-stories, animation, etc. at which to present and critique current work. The symposium will examine new ideas for the distribution of print and electronic work that move beyond the existing models of publishing and advertising.
Moons Over My Hammy
Otto's Shrunken Head, 538 E. 14th Street
This weekly showcase, hosted by Maribeth Mooney, presents both stand-ups and storytellers.
Wednesday, February 5
Gandhi, Is That You?
Lucky Jack's, 129 Orchard Street
9 p.m., Free
Brendan Fitzgibbons and Lance Weiss invite comedy fans into the bar's basement each week for this friendly stand-up show.
Thursday, February 6
Everyone Wants to Be Me or Do Me
Barnes & Noble, 97 Warren Street
6 p.m., Free
Tom Fitzgerald and Lorenzo Marquez as they discuss their book, Everyone Wants to Be Me or Do Me: Tom and Lorenzo's Fabulous and Opinionated Guide to Life and Style.
Karaoke for Adults
Chatham Square Library, 33 East Broadway
3 p.m., Free
Belt out to your favorite classics.