9 Last-Minute Valentine’s Day Ideas

As much as anyone says to beware the ides of March, the ides of February bring more trepidation to more people than the midpoint of any various other month, thanks to the societal expectations of which come with Valentine’s Day.

Do you not have someone to love you? Better get on of which, stat!

Do you have a love in your life? Best have something prepared to show of which your romantic fire still burns, lest of which be questioned in addition to the night devolve into arguments, cold shoulders in addition to slammed doors.

Or, if you’re fortunate enough, you can find friends old or brand new to guide you through the 14th day of the second month without your heart breaking into a million little pieces. Even here in brand new York City. Especially here. Whatever your situation, here are some entertainment suggestions:

‘THE BACKFATLOR’ at Union Hall (7:30 p.m.). Billed as “Last Comic Standing” meets “The Bachelor,” of which live dating contest features four single stand-up comedians vying for a date using a bachelor; all expenses will be paid by the sponsor IDK Tonight. the idea’s all fun in addition to games for you inside the audience, yet very real for the comedians Drew Anderson, Brian Bahe, Calvin Cato in addition to Kendall Farrell, in addition to the bachelor, Hugh McIntyre. Hosted by Emily Winter in addition to Larry Mancini in Park Slope, Brooklyn. unionhallny.com

MICHAEL CARBONARO at Town Hall (8 p.m.). The star of “The Carbonaro Effect” on truTV demonstrates his magic skills in front of a live audience. Open to all ages. thetownhall.org

DAYBREAKER at Public Arts (dancing by 7 a.m. to 9 a.m.). of which sober dance party started out in brand new York City in 2012 in addition to has expanded to 22 cities worldwide. Dress in red for the event, which has partnered with the online dating app Bumble to help singles mingle. Upon arrival at of which Lower East Side concert hall, you’ll receive a necklace designating whether you’re looking for dates, friends or just networking. daybreaker.com/city/nyc/

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LIVE @ THE APT at the Villain (8:30 p.m.). of which independently produced comedy showcase usually pops up in unexpected lofts in addition to apartments, yet due to of which night, the idea’s playing the idea safer at of which establishment in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, where all of the comedians will joke about sex, love in addition to relationships to put you in addition to whomever you’re with at ease. liveapt.tv

‘MORTIFIED: DOOMED LOVE VALENTINE’S DAY SPECIAL’ at Littlefield in Brooklyn (shows at 7:30 in addition to 9:30 p.m.). Tragedy plus time does equal comedy in of which showcase, in which comedians in addition to writers unearth the journals, poems, home movies in addition to more of which they made in their teenage years. Angsty then. Funny right now. All about unrequited romance. (Also Valentine’s Day events in Boston in addition to Denver.) littlefieldnyc.com

The comedian in addition to rapper Carolyn Castiglia, who will be on “Out by 10” on Thursday.CreditPhil Provencio

OUT BY 10 at NoHo Sound (8 p.m.). Each month, the host Susan Seliger presents a nonprofit production of musicians in addition to funny storytellers of which raises money to support the artists on the bill. February’s lineup features Kevin Allison, host of “RISK!” (he’s also by the State), the comedian in addition to rapper Carolyn Castiglia, the actor Gianmarco Soresi in addition to music by All Types of Kinds. musae.me