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8 things to do this weekend in NYC, Jan. 29-Feb. 1

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‘Broadway Revealed: Photographs’
Through Saturday
Vincent Astor Gallery, 40 Lincoln Center Plaza
Free

Everyone wants a glimpse of what goes on behind the curtain, and this is the last weekend to find out. Browse Stephen Joseph’s work exploring the rehearsal studios, the process of workshopping a piece and the work of designers and other creators who rarely get to share the limelight. The event is free during hours of operation, which are noon to 6 p.m. except Mondays and Thursdays, when the gallery closes at 8 p.m.


New York Wild Film Festival
Today-Saturday, various times
The Explorers Club, 46 E. 70th St.
$50

Unrelated to the new movie with Reese Witherspoon, this fest presents features that explore the great outdoors and all who work, play and live there. Saturday’s shows are sold out, but weeknight passes are still available.

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Winter Carnival
Friday-Saturday, noon-10 p.m.
Bryant Park, 42nd Street between Fifth and Sixth avenues
Free

While the ice rink is open daily, there’s more wintry fun to be had this weekend as Bryant Park hosts its first annual Winter Carnival at the Bank of America Winter Village. Activities will include a silent disco party, ice golf, curling lessons and a summer-themed skate night. Stop by the Outdoor Winter Brew House for beers and food from Mighty Quinn’s, Milk Truck, Sigmund’s and Breads Bakery.


American Indian Show
Friday-Feb. 14, various times
Theater for the New City, 155 First Ave.
$10

Celebrate Native American culture through music, stories, costumes and dance as the Thunderbird American Indian Dancers perform their 40th annual concert.


Jack White
Friday, 8 p.m.
Madison Square Garden, 4 Pennsylvania Plaza
$29.50-$65

Jack White brings his second solo album, released last June, to the city this weekend with the “Lazaretto” world tour, accompanied by Run the Jewels. Trivia: White recorded and pressed “Lazaretto” in the same day, Record Store Day, in an effort to break the Guinness World Record for fastest record. (He succeeded.) He’s also in the running for another distinction next weekend: the Grammy for Best Rock Song.


John Reilly and Friends
Friday, 8:30 p.m.
The Appel Room, 10 Columbus Circle
$75-$190

Renaissance man John Reilly (whose roles range from “The Hours” to “Step Brothers,” and most recently, “Guardians of the Galaxy”) steps offscreen for a one-night-only, live musical performance as part of Jazz at Lincoln Center. That’s right: He sings and plays instruments, too. It’s a night of folk songs, bluegrass and country where Reilly is joined by musical guests Becky Stark and Tom Brousseau (plus a few surprises).


Gone Too Soon: Whitney Houston Tribute
Saturday, 4 p.m.
Metropolitan Room, 34 W. 22nd St.
$22.50-$115

We’ll always love you, Whitney. Cabaret producer Joseph Macchia pays tribute to the diva with a show of talented singers taking on some of her greatest hits. There’s a two-drink minimum per guest (waived with ticket packages).


The Manning Brothers’ Super Bowl Party
Sunday, 6:15 p.m.
UCB East Village, 153 E. Third St.
$5

Want to do something for the Super Bowl without actually pretending you know anything about football? The Manning brothers have got you covered at Upright Citizens Brigade. You see, Eli and Peyton seem to have had their usual Super Bowl party,at their Louisiana home overrun by opossums. So they had to bring it on over to the East Village.

 
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