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9 things to do in NYC this weekend, Jan. 8-11

No Pants Subway Ride

Chad Nicholson / ImprovEverywhere

Jonathan Toubin Subway Tour
Through Jan. 31
Various locations
newyorknighttrain.com

Every night in January, Jonathan Toubin is DJing from Chinatown to Bed-Stuy. Hop aboard the New York Night Train and get your fill of ‘60s soul and rock 'n' roll on your evening commute.

Michael Che
Jan. 8-10, 7:30 p.m.
Carolines on Broadway,1626 Broadway
$32.75, carolines.com

The oh-so-briefly “Daily Show” correspondent and now co-anchor of “Weekend Update” takes the stage for some stand-up in his hometown. He may be a newcomer, but he’s already earned some heavy accolades, among them being named on Rolling Stone’s list ofthe 50 funniest people.

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Under the Radar
Jan. 8-18, 7:30 p.m.
Public Theater, 425 Lafayette St.
$25, publictheater.org

The curtain rises on the Public’s showcase of the best theater from all over the world. Now in its 12th year, Under the Radar curates some of the most cutting-edge companies and performers onstage now.

Winter Jazzfest
Jan. 8-10, 7 p.m.
Manhattan, various locations
$25-$145, winterjazzfest.squarespace.com

Get jazzed for this three-day spectacular with more than 100 acts at 10 venues across the city. All the cool cats will be there, so rock some shades and get ready to groove.

Circus Now
Jan. 8-10, 8 p.m.
NYU Skirball Center, 566 LaGuardia Place
$29-$99, nyuskirball.org

Nine companies have updated the timeless art of circus performance for the 21st century. From trapezists to jugglers, see these acts performed in unusual ways – like how will Honeybuns, the self-proclaimed world’s greatest mime, possibly emcee the show?

‘Fight Club’
Jan. 9 & 10, midnight
Nitehawk Cinema,136 Metropolitan Ave.,Williamsburg
$11, nitehawkcinema.com

The first and second rules of “Fight Club” may be the same, but we don’t care because we’re breaking both of them two nights in a row at Nitehawk .

Live Wolf Encounter
Jan. 10, 11 a.m.
American Museum of Natural History, Central Park West & 79th Street
$12, amnh.org

Meet Atka the wolf and learn about the highly endangered species and its role in sustaining a healthy ecosystem. How many people can say they’ve actually come face-to-face with a live Arctic gray wolf and lived to tell about it?

Subway Dance Party Tour
Jan. 10, 8 p.m.
Lexington’s The Court Hotel,130 E. 39th St.
$15-$25,quietevents.com

If the words “dance party flash mob” make your eyes light up, then grab your MetroCard and make the subway tunnels your dance floor. After a happy-hour meetup, “Stand clear of theclosing doors please” is your cue to party with a special setof headphones pumping out synchronized tunes for you and your crew to dance to whilemaking your way on theMTA.

No Pants Subway Ride
Jan. 11, 3 p.m.
Location TBA
Free, improveverywhere.com

You know that saying about picturing your audience in their underwear when you’re giving a presentation? Well, make some performance-anxiety-stricken guy’s day by joining the crowd! Drop your drawers and hit the subway with Improv Everywhere for the 14th annual No Pants Subway Ride. Just make sure to get your laundry done in time.

 
 
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