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Check out these 42 great things opening in New York City in February

See some art, catch a show, watch a movie, shop your brains out and—when it’s just too cold to venture out—we’ve got you covered with great new books and TV premieres

By Marley Lynch

There's plenty to look forward to this month other than a certain Hallmark holiday—hello there, February! After a busy and snowy January, this month looks to be, well, busy and snowy as well. Whip out those calendars and get planning; here are some of the biggest and baddest openings in New York in February.


Feb 4–June 27 "City as Canvas: Graffiti Art from the Martin Wong Collection" at Museum of the City of New York
Feb 6–May 10 "Ladies and Gentlemen...The Beatles!" at New York Public Library
Feb 7–Apr 19 "Elegance in an Age of Crisis: Fashions of the 1930s" at the Museum at FIT
Feb 10, 11 138th Annual Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show at Pier 92 and Madison Square Garden
Feb 14–16 IndieCade East at Musem of the Moving Image
Feb 28–Mar 1 The Johnny Cash 82nd Birthday Bash at the Bell House


Feb 14 Robocop 
Feb 21 Elaine Stritch: Shoot Me
Feb 28 Non-Stop


Feb 1–Mar 8 David Altmejd, "Juices" at Andrea Rosen Gallery
Feb 12–Apr 13 “Pawel Althamer: The Neighbors” at New Museum of Contemporary Art
Feb 12–Apr 13 Laure Prouvost, For Forgetting at New Museum of Contemporary Art
Feb 21–Sept 1 ”Italian Futurism, 1909–1944: Reconstructing the Universe” at Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum
Feb 25–May 18 "Radiant Light: Stained Glass from Canterbury Cathedral" at the Cloisters


Feb 17–Mar 7 NYC Restaurant Week at various venues


Feb 4–6 Pam Tanowitz Dance at the Joyce Theater
Feb 12–16 Royal New Zealand Ballet at the Joyce Theater
Feb 18–22 Noche Flamenca at Joe's Pub


Feb 13–Apr 13 Dinner with Friends at Laura Pels Theatre
Feb 19–Apr 6 Love and Information at New York Theatre Workshop
Feb 20–Nov 23 The Bridges of Madison County at Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre
Feb 24–Mar 30 Kung Fu at Pershing Square Signature Center 


Feb 7 The Winter Olympics, times vary, NBC
Feb 9 
The Walking Dead, winter premiere, 9pm, AMC
Feb 14 House of Cards, season-two premiere, Netflix
Feb 25 Glee, winter premiere, 8pm, Fox 
Feb 27 Portlandia, season-four premiere, 10pm, IFC 
Feb 27 Scandal, winter premiere, 10pm, ABC


Feb 8–10 Rory Scovel at SubCulture
Feb 11–23 The Pajama Men: Just the Two of Each of Us at SubCulture


Feb 8, 9 Winter Mini Record Fair at Brooklyn Flea


Feb 4 One More Thing: Stories and Other Stories by B.J. Novak
Feb 25 Handbook for an Unpredictable Life: How I Survived Sister Renata and My Crazy Mother, and Still Came Out Smiling (with Great Hair) by Rosie Perez


Feb 4, 6 Armistead Maupin: The Days of Anna Madrigal at the powerHouse Arena and Barnes & Noble (86th St and Lexington Ave)
Feb 15, 16 Big Love Weekend at the Ace Hotel
Feb 26–Mar 8 The Canuck Cabaret at UNDER St. Marks


Feb 3, 15 Annaleigh Ashford: Lost in the Stars at 54 Below
Feb 18–23 
Nellie McKay at Café Carlyle (in the Carlyle Hotel)
Feb 25–Mar 1 
Maude Maggart at Café Carlyle (in the Carlyle Hotel)


Feb 6–13 New York Fashion Week at various venues
Feb 7–9 Daisy Marc Jacobs Tweet Shop at 462 West Broadway
Feb 28–Mar 2 SJP (Sarah Jessica Parker's footwear line) pop-up shop at 372 West Broadway


But that's not all—check out our list of 101 things to do this winter and we promise the season will fly on by.


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