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5 great performing and visual arts events in New York City this weekend

Looking to up your appreciation of the arts?

We've rounded up four artsy events around New York City this weekend that will scratch your cultural itch, from comedy shows to performance art.

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Reductress Presents: Haha ... Wow!

From the event description:

Join Reductress writers and hosts Eva Victor and Taylor Garron for a stand-up/variety show that will leave you saying, "Haha ... WOW!!"

When: Friday, Sept. 13, 6:30-8:15 p.m.
Where: Caveat, 21 A Clinton St.
Admission: $10
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Open Mic with Performances by American Artist and Justin Allen

From the event description:

Join artists and The New School alumni American Artist and Justin Allen for a participatory open platform that invites participants to share their own work and process. This event is part of "In the Historical Present," an exhibition in the Anna-Maria and Stephen Kellen Gallery featuring commissioned artworks, artist-led engagements and performances, and works drawn from the New School's art collection and archives in celebration of the university’s centennial.

When: Friday, Sept. 13, 7-9:30 p.m.
Where: Anna-Maria and Stephen Kellen Gallery, Sheila C. Johnson Design Center, The New School, 2 W. 13th St.,
Admission: Free
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Free Comedy Show

From the event description:

Comedy Evening is a completely free comedy show in the heart of the West Village, featuring comedians who have appeared on Comedy Central, TruTV, "Late Night with Stephen Colbert" and more!

When: Friday, Sept. 13, 7:30-9 p.m.
Where: O.P.P.A., 162 W. Fourth St.
Admission: Free
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Photoville Brooklyn 2019 — Creativity and Imagination to Occupy the Future

From the event description:

Explore how creativity and imagination can be used to analyze complex social issues through visual narratives in a talk with photographic artist Sheila Pree Bright.

When: Friday, Sept. 13, 7:30-8:30 p.m.
Where: Photoville Brooklyn, Leica Pavilion, Brooklyn Bridge Plaza, 17-31 Water St.
Admission: Free
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Tinder Live! with Lane Moore featuring David Cross and Mike Drucker

From the event description:

The notorious dating app comes alive in this improvised, anything-can-happen comedy show with real-time swiping and ridiculous Tinder tips.

When: Friday, Sept. 13, 8:30-10 p.m.
Where: Littlefield, 635 Sackett St.
Admission: $15
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