Posted in To Do | comedy | movies on February 23, 2009

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Todd Barry in the Wrestler

today in NYC
* DANCE
* Les Paul @ Iridium
* Ferraby Lionheart @ Pianos
* Jimmy Eat World @ Terminal 5
* Whiplash @ UCB w/ Patton Oswalt
* It is It comedy @ Pianos w/ Todd Barry

Aziz Ansari was born today in 1983.

And a belated happy birthday to Yoko Ono who was born February 18, 1933.

If Pianos sticks to set times, you could potentially start the night with the free 8PM It is It comedy show . The lineup is Todd Barry (of The Wrestler), Chelsea Peretti, Kevin Williams, and Rob Cantrell. Then you could stick around for most of Ferraby Lionheart's set. It's his last residency show. Then you could jump in a cab and get to the UCB Theatre on 26th St. and see Leo Allen's free weekly Whiplash show. One of this week's guests is Patton Oswalt who just got done playing multiple nights at Caroline's.

As Todd told San Francisco Comedy Blog, he plays Mickey Rourke's boss at his day job. Mickey lost the Best Actor Oscar to Sean Penn at last night's Academy Awards which closed with a recorded cover of Bob Dylan by Beck. Mickey did win the Independent Spirit Award though.

Kate Winslet won best actress for The Reader. Nico Muhly composed the soundtrack to that movie.

M.I.A. did not win an Oscar.

Vicodin earrings.

Cheap Ballet tickets.

Tomorrow is Fat Tuesday.

They're giving away 2 VIP tickets to the REM tribute at Carnegie Hall to the the person who uploads the best video of themselves covering R.E.M. to YouTube.

Motel Motel were added to the upcoming Phosphorescent show.

Paul Weller won a Brit Award. U2, who are streaming their new album at MySpace, performed at the ceremony. Video below..

U2 - Get On Your Boots - Live at The Brit Awards 2009

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Comments (12)

This one is a pretty good

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aBoY3ccSzrE

Posted by Philip Brightmore | February 23, 2009 3:25 PM

Yoko Ono?

REALLY?!?!

come come now

Posted by Anonymous | February 23, 2009 3:28 PM

What about She Keeps Bees and Beastheart at Death By Audio?

Posted by Anonymous | February 23, 2009 3:33 PM

Black Names and Hollerado at Pianos too!

Posted by yelglow | February 23, 2009 3:41 PM

jimmy eat world. clarity will own tonight.

Posted by Anonymous | February 23, 2009 3:52 PM

LEARN TO KNOCK! hah!

Posted by Anonymous | February 23, 2009 4:06 PM

vike earrings?!?!

Listen, sweetie, that's abusing your prescription. As in neglecting them, in other words, not taking them.

Or giving them to me.

Posted by Jonesboogie, Rawkansas | February 23, 2009 5:12 PM

My good friend Mike Del Rio

at HighLine Ballroom

Posted by poo bear | February 23, 2009 7:28 PM

barry was very funny tonight. great show.

Posted by Anonymous | February 23, 2009 11:21 PM

Todd Rulz

Posted by Beeeeeve | February 24, 2009 10:47 AM

A rare chance to see Todd Barry and I missed it.

Posted by Anonymous | February 28, 2009 11:26 PM

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