Dance to 90s jams, 18 more ways to spice up your weekend

They'll get you off the couch.
They’ll get you off the couch.

1. Gather with people around the world for Pecha Kucha, a presentation event with an eclectic collection of speakers at Livestream. (Friday)

2. Hear Americana-inspired folk music from down under at The Way Station’s Tasmericana Night. (Friday)

3. If you care about fashion but, like us, you don’t like it when people wear clothes, Wasabasco’s Hot Couture: A Striptease Fashion Show is for you. (Friday)

4. If running a marathon is one of your life goals but you’re kind of lazy, do the next best thing and check out the standup marathon with 40 comics at Comedyology’s One year Anniversary. (Saturday)

5. See Phil Hanley, featured on The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson, perform as you drink your two free Brooklyn Brewery beers at Greenpoint Comedy Night. (Saturday)

6. Stay classy and frugal with this free opera concert at Vesuvio Restaurant. (Saturday)

7. Maintain your classiness momentum with these classical trio concert at Scholes Street Studio, featuring works by Beethoven, Brahms, and Jonathan Tunick. (Saturday)

8. Chromed is a massive dance party featuring an hour open bar, followed by what looks like 90 straight hours of EDM. (Saturday)

9. If you’re feeling gloomy, chug some tigermilk and head to this Belle and Sebastian dance party. (Saturday)

10. Creep over to Union Hall for Crazy Since Da 90s and dance to old school hits spun by DJ Dirtyfinger. (Saturday)

11. Grab your girls, load up on the waffles, and head to Videology for their Galentine’s Day Party. (Saturday)

12. Learn about how African Americans shaped the history of the Brooklyn Navy Yard at this BLDG 92 tour. (Saturday)

13. See drug cartels and childhood friendships get busted in this screening of Third World Cop at Island CZ Cafe, presented by Bed-Stuy PopUp Cinema. (Sunday)

14. If you leave The Bell House before you’ve sampled all 50 brews at Brewnity, we’ll be deeply, deeply disappointed. (Sunday)

15. Learn to make jewelry from clay and woven string, because with the state of the world you never know if we’ll have to start all over. (Sunday)

16. Join the high culture supernova that is the Brooklyn Symphony Orchestra concert at the Brooklyn Museum. (Sunday)

17. Sip free champagne and eat free popcorn on the red carpet at Littlefield’s glamorous Free Academy Awards Screening Party. (Sunday)

18. If the Oscars aren’t your thing, Obsolete Cinema’s screening Better Off Dead and Hot Dog…The Movie so you can give teen angst and ski sex the honor they deserve. (Sunday)

19. Jon Glaser and the folks at the Macaulay Culkin Show have an unproduced screenplay called “Whenever Possible, Forever” that they’re doing a live reading of, and it’s sure to be weird and just five bucks to see. (Sunday)

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