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1. It’s Valentine’s weekend! If you’re into that sort of thing, we’ve got a whole guide to ways to spend the time—from singles events to daring lingerie to spa packages for two.
2. Or if you’d just like a regular reservation (because you can put together your own menu, gosh darn it!), here’s a list of business-as-usual restaurants.
3. On Friday, opt to go classical when indie violinist Sarah Neufeld (best known as a member of Arcade Fire) plays avant folk from her debut album at the Kitchen.
4. Or behold stunning views (made even more so by the snow in Central Park) when Beth Orton plays Jazz at Lincoln Center, at Columbus Circle.
5. Video game nerds, um, aficionados can head to the Museum of the Moving Image for IndieCade East, a festival of the indie video games including panels, workshops, and games still under development.
6. While fans of graffiti can learn how to draw their own name at the Museum of the City of New York, in conjunction with their "City As Canvas" graffiti art exhibit.
7. The Royal New Zealand Ballet at the Joyce Theater presents a homecoming of sorts for artistic director Ethan Stiefel (whom fans of a certain age will remember from the delightful dance movie Center Stage).
8. While dancing of a different sort happens at Gotham Burlesque on Friday. Also at Duane Park both on Friday and Saturday.
9. On Sunday, Delia Ephron chats with comedienne Judy Gold and signs copies of her new memoir Sister Mother Husband Dog at the 92nd Street Y ...
10. While over in Brooklyn, DJ Jazzy Jeff celebrates the life and career of Detroit rapper and producer J Dilla at Brooklyn Bowl. Happy Weekend!