Improv multimedia comedy; Nada 45, 445 W. 45th St., 4th Fl. (betw. 9th & 10th Aves.), 502-0868; call for schedule, $8.
Patrick Borelli hosts weekly night of stand-up comedy, improv & sketch comedy for "NYC's Most Beautiful Performers" at the Gershwin Hotel, 7 E. 27th St. (betw. 5th & Madison Aves.), 718-832-3822; Thurs. at 8, free & 1 drink min.
Faceboy hosts "a performance salad of the funniest, the funkiest, the dirtiest & the drunkiest" at Surf Reality's House of Urban Savages, 172 Allen St., 2nd Fl. (betw. Houston & Stanton Sts.), 673-4182; Fri. at 12 a.m., $6, incl. 1 Budweiser [through 1/28].
LOVE, LUST & BEYOND
Annual winter festival CultureMart 2000 feat. Kitty Brazelton & her "Rockestra Dadadah" which confronts women's sexuality; Here, 145 6th Ave. (betw. Spring & Dominick Sts.), 647-0257; Fri. at 11 & Sat. at 2, call for price [through 1/8].
Upright Citizen Brigade's & William Merritt's Fat Ass Productions' improvised version of professional wrestling starring, "The Serbian Nightmare," "Beniet the Mad Frenchman," & "Broadcaster Dick Duffy;" 161 W. 22nd St. (betw. 6th & 7th Aves.), 366-9176 or www.uprightcitizens.org/schedule for info; Fri. at 8, $5.
PLAN B - NEW YEAR'S ABSOLUTION
Bring in the new year with some improv?"Mummenschanz meets Mr. Show;" Creative Artist's Laboratory, 203 W. 38th St., (7th Ave.), 246-1390; Fri. & Sat. at 10, $8 [through 1/8].
SUNDAY NIGHT IMPROV
Weekly improv comedy jam based on audience participation, incl. performers from Chicago City Limits, Chainsaw Boys & others; Homegrown Theater, 2628 B'way (betw. 99th & 100th Sts.), 353-7716; Sun. at 7-9, $7, $6 adv.
UPRIGHT CITIZENS BRIGADE
A plethora of events from some of the strangest, yet sanest, people around. "Pixie Chick" (Weds. at 8) followed by John O'Donnell's "O'Donnellogues" (9:30); Friday, Delaney & Dave's first sketch comedy, "Marooned" (8); "Piledriver" (see above, Fri. at 10); Open improv jam (Fri. at 12 a.m.); New scenes from Comedy Central's "The Hand of Adonis" (Sat. at 8); "The Real Real World," skits MTV too fraidy-cat to air (Sat. at 10), "Feature Feature," improvised movies, (see above, Sat. at 11:30); "A.S.S.S.S.C.A.T. 2000" long-form improv show is still running (Sun. at 7:30); Todd Barry's solo performance, "Icky" (Tues. at 8) & students of UCB get a chance to practice in "New Team Harold" (Tues. at 9:30); Upright Citizens Brigade Theater, 161 W. 22nd St. (betw. 6th & 7th Aves.), 366-9176 or www.uprightcitizens.org for info; most performances $5.