Whether you want to dance early in the morning or watch stand-up comics vie for a bachelor, here are some events for you.
As much as anyone says to beware the ides of March, the ides of February bring more trepidation to more people than the midpoint of any other month, thanks to the societal expectations that come with Valentine’s Day.
Do you not have someone to love you? Better get on that, stat!
Do you have a love in your life? Best have something prepared to show that your romantic fire still burns, lest that be questioned and the night devolve into arguments, cold shoulders and slammed doors.
Or, if you’re fortunate enough, you can find friends old or new to guide you through the 14th day of the second month without your heart breaking into a million little pieces. Even here in New York City. Especially here. Whatever your situation, here are some entertainment suggestions:
‘THE BACKFATLOR’ at Union Hall (7:30 p.m.). Billed as “Last Comic Standing” meets “The Bachelor,” this live dating contest features four single stand-up comedians vying for a date with a bachelor; all expenses will be paid by the sponsor IDK Tonight. It’s all fun and games for you in the audience, but very real for the comedians Drew Anderson, Brian Bahe, Calvin Cato and Kendall Farrell, and the bachelor, Hugh McIntyre. Hosted by Emily Winter and Larry Mancini in Park Slope, Brooklyn. unionhallny.com
‘BE MINE: IMPROVISERS & THEIR REAL-LIFE VALENTINES’ at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theater Hell’s Kitchen (9:30 p.

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