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Single on Valentine's Day? Live it up with like-minded souls at these concerts, comedy shows, and more.

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Tinder Live! With Lane Moore
Union Hall, 702 Union St., nr. Fifth Ave., Park Slope; 718-638-4400; February 13, 8 p.m.
Lane Moore puts in the work, digging through the garbage that Tinder has to offer to provide you with a hilarious comedy show. Moore isn't cynical about love, she's just put in a lot of time in the trenches. And she knows that if you have to kiss a few princes (or guys with weird back hair), then you might as well have a little fun with it.
$10 ($12 day of event)

The Rejection Show Valentine's Day Heartbreak Haven
Littlefield, 622 Degraw St., nr. Fourth Ave., Gowanus; 8 p.m.
This comedy night is sure to keep things very real. Performers, writers, and comedians including Myq Kaplan, Aparna Nancherla, Corinne Fisher, and Mara Wilson will be sharing their own tales of rejection, proving that you can make getting shot down look crazy cool.
$10 ($12 day of event)

Brooklyn Chocolate Takedown
The Royal Palms Shuffleboard Club, 514 Union St., nr. Nevins St., Gowanus; 347-223-4410; noon to 2 p.m.
Head to Royal Palms to gorge yourself on chocolate goodness from 20 Brooklyn home cooks. (They get the prizes, but really, you reap the rewards.) And if someone catches your eye, you can flirt over an intense game of shuffleboard. Bonus incentive: Apparently, four now-married couples have met at this event.
$20

Unloveable: A Smiths & Morrissey Valentine's Day
The Bell House, 149 7th St., nr. Second Ave., Gowanus, 718-643-6510; 8:00 p.m.
If the luck you've had can make a good man turn bad, then head over to the Bell House to let all of your feelings out at this concert featuring Smiths/Morrissey tribute band, the Sons & Heirs, and hosted by music journalist Rob Sheffield.
$15-$20

Sadie Hawkins Night
The People's Improv Theater, 123 E. 24th St., nr. Lexington Ave.; 212-563-7488; 6 p.m.
Four women pick a male improviser to perform a scene with in this show. It's a night all about unlikely pairs, coming together to create something great. What's not to like?
$5

The Dream
Bowery Ballroom; 6 Delancey St., nr. Bowery; 212-533-2111; 9 p.m.
The co-writer of seminal pop classics like "Umbrella," "Me Against the Music," and "Single Ladies" definitely knows how to have a good time and deliver top-notch hits. Check him out and dance on your own.
$30 ($100 for meet-and-greet VIP)

Justin Vivian Bond: Love is Crazy
Joe's Pub, 425 Lafayette St., nr. Astor Pl.; 212-539-8500; 9 p.m.
Enjoy this wonderful cabaret night where Mx. Bond gets real about relationships and love while gifting the crowd with an amazing voice.
$25

Mike Birbiglia: Thank God For Jokes
The Lynn Redgrave Theater, 45 Bleecker St., nr. Lafayette St.; 212-925-1806; 4:30, 7:30
Ira Glass's good friend Mike Birbiglia is a funny, insightful storyteller whose show is all about what makes a joke funny to some people and not to others. So if your last breakup happened over differing senses of humor, you might get a bonus bit of catharsis out of this evening.
$56.50-$86.50

An Evening of Love: The Valentine’s Day Show featuring Stephanie Mills & Will Downing
The Beacon Theater, 2124 Broadway, nr. 74th St.; 212-465-6225; 8 p.m.
This is a pretty lovey-dovey option, but hear us out: These powerhouse voices will make you believe anything is possible. Remember Broadway legend Stephanie Mills from The Wiz. This is what you'll be getting, all night long!
$59-$129


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