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Things To Do in February

In these strange times, it's more important than ever to keep your head up and embrace the cultural happenings around you. We're talking curling in NY, an Almodóvar retrospective in LA, and your favorite rom-coms in bed in Miami. We've got every avenue of the arts in our listing of what's going on in New York, Los Angeles and Miami this February, so there are no excuses—live it up. (And don't forget to resist.)

NEW YORK

Curling

Our two curling courts are now open! Stop by our West Side Biergarten or our East Village Winter Garden and throw some stones with us.

The Standard, High Line and The Standard, East Village

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Superbowl Party at The Standard

Think gourmet sports bar eats and plenty of beer. We'll be watching them throw the pigskin while enjoying our tailgate menu all evening.

Feb. 5th, 6 PM | The Biergarten at The Standard, High Line

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Standard Sounds Presents: Chrysta Bell feat. Stuart Matthewman

The frequent David Lynch collaborator will croon you into your dreamiest states. Come catch the songstress with Stuart Matthewman on her two-night run. Free with an RSVP to top@standardhotels.com.

February 6th + 7th, 8 PM | Top of The Standard at The Standard, High Line

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The Annie O Music Series Presents: Sheare

The NYC-based pop man sings joyous tunes atop The Standard, East Village. Your feet will tap. Free with an RSVP to AnnieO@StandardHotels.com.

February 20th, 7 - 9 PM | Penthouse at The Standard, East Village

The Annie O Music Series Presents: John The Baptist

Come swing by for tunes and a possible spiritual experience from singer John The Baptist. Free with an RSVP to AnnieO@StandardHotels.com.

February 27th, 7 - 9 PM | Penthouse at The Standard, East Village

Meditation Circle

Come free your mind in a group setting with the people of The Path.

Tuesdays, 7 - 8 PM | The Standard, East Village

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Valentine's Day Dinner

Give them the gift of a vegetable-driven dinner date. Dine with us this V-Day to up the romance.

February 14th, 5:30 - 11 PM | Narcissa

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Drunk TED Talks: Crushes

Come watch the group behind Drunk TED Talks take on embarrassing stories centered around relationship mishaps.

February 8th, 8 PM | Littfefield

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Solo Exhibition Opening: Sophie Hirsch

Larrie is proud to present the works of Sophie Hirsch as she explores via images the relationship of the human form and its interactive movements with others.

February 5th, 6 - 9 PM | Larrie NYC

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MoMA PS1: India Salvor Menuez

NYC's young generation of artists are about commentary and community. Join MoMA in welcoming a rising intermedia artist along with other women for their Sunday Sessions Program.

February 5th, 3 PM | MoMA PS1

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XXYYXX with Beshken and Moon Bounce

Dance the night away in Brooklyn with beat master XXYYXX and fellow electronic experimenters Beshken and Moon Bounce.

February 15th, 8 PM - 12 AM | Warsaw Concerts

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Grandaddy Returns

American indie rock with existential crisis built into its core comes back with impeccable timing.

February 28th, 9 PM | Le Poisson Rouge

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LOS ANGELES

All About Almodóvar

We'll be screening four of Almodóvar's films on our lobby lounge as part of the All About Almodóvar retrospective at Cinefamily. Join us every Tuesday of the month for the full program.

Starts February 7th, 8 - 10 PM | The Standard, Hollywood

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Maggie West Reception

Join us for the opening reception of Maggie West's "Flora" Box installation. 25% of proceeds will be going to the ACLU.

February 9th, 7 - 10 PM | | The Standard, Hollywood

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The Garden

The Saint Laurent model brothers and bandmates play out their Julian Casablanas-esque sounds on stage in Echo Park.

February 5th, 8 - 11 PM

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The Fifth Element 20th Anniversary

A film that brought sci-fi back to the forefront and catapulted Chris Tucker and Milla Jovovich into the hearts of nerds everywhere is back to celebrate it's longstanding cult classic status.

February 10th, 12 PM | Vista Theater

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Moholy-Nagy: Future Present

The first comprehensive retrospective of the work of László Moholy-Nagy (1895–1946) in the United States in nearly 50 years opens today with a focus on his utopian-inspired works.

February 12th, 11 AM | LACMA

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Angel Olsen

Olsen sings in heartbreaking ways about love, loss, obsession, and the inevitable missed connection in ways that will have you thinking of nothing else but your romantic status. Happy Valentine's Day, indeed.

February 14th, 7 PM | The Wiltern

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Opening of Jason Rhoades "Installations"

If neon is your thing, Jason Rhoades is your guy. His works from '94 - '06 hang and dangle from the gallery's proper walls are expected to garner some attention. See this on opening night.

February 18th, 6 - 9 PM | Hauser, Wirth & Schimmel

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Soulquarius

Erykah Badu, R. Kelly, Ja Rule, and Ashanti. Need we say more? The hip hop and R&B festival boasts so many early 2000s headliners it's the best throwback you might ever experience.

February 18th, 12 - 11 PM | The Observatory

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LA Art + Book Fair

The renowned fair put on by Printed Matter presents the best of print, with magazines, design goods, and world-class artists at your fingertips.

February 24th - 26th | The Geffen Contemporary at MOCA

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BADBADNOTGOOD

Jazz is going nowhere. It's being made modern by four young men with an all-caps monicker and you need to see them live to know what we mean.

February 24th, 8 PM | The Regent Theater

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Buscabella

They're back. The sounds of southern tropics with an NYC influence finally return with the release of Buscabella's second EP.

February 27th, 8 PM | Echoplex

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MIAMI

Standard Sounds Jazz Lounge: For Trees & Birds

For Tress & Birds blends improvisation and rhythm with influences ranging from Björk to Radiohead. In other words, if you didn’t get into jazz after seeing "La La Land," you will now.

February 2nd, 8 - 11 PM | The Standard Spa, Miami Beach

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Mindfulness Meditation: Open Your Heart

Free your mind, breathe, and let it go with a mindfulness journey.

Every Monday, 12:30 PM | The Standard Spa, Miami Beach

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The Standard & YachtLife: Love Boat

We’ll pack you a picnic basket, pour you Vie Vité rosé, and give you $600 of Standard Spa offerings for $399 when booking the Valentine’s Day Special.

February 10th-15th | The Standard Spa, Miami Beach

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Sleep-In Cinema: a Valentine's Film Series

Movies like "10 Things I Hate About You," "Pretty In Pink," and "500 Days of Summer," all screened from a Casper bed with concessions and cocktails. Yes, please.

February 10th - 12th, 5:30 PM | The Standard Spa, Miami Beach

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Full Moon Floating Gong Meditation

Float under a gorgeous sunset sky in our bayside pool and access higher states of consciousness with underwater live gong vibrations by Sadhu Singh.

February 10th, 6 - 7 PM | The Standard Spa, Miami Beach

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Valentine’s Mud Lounge & Rosé

Our attendants will serve up the mud for you to apply liberally all over your body before slipping into the tubs for a soak or relaxing in one of our bayside lounge chairs, all while you sip your rosé.

February 13th - 16th, 7 AM - 5 PM | The Standard Spa, Miami Beach

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The Standard x Miami Book Fair Present: First Draft

Get dirty with author Nick Garnett as he leads a guided writing prompt with a touch of naughty that’ll tap into your fantasies.

February 16th, 6:30 - 8:30 PM | The Standard Spa, Miami Beach

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Lol Tolhurst DJ Set

A founding of member of The Cure spinning from late night to wee morning. It's Friday, and we're in love.

February 24th, 11 PM | Gramps

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Not Your Standard BINGO

Join us for a special edition of BINGO with Shelly Novak and DJ Jody McDonald. We’ve added some new prizes, including a one-night stay, day passes, and Standard Spa robes to name a few.

February 19th, 7 - 10 PM | The Standard Spa, Miami Beach

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Art Talk: David Reed

New York-based painter David Reed will give a walk-through and talk on his current exhibition at the Perez Art Museum of Miami.

February 16th, 7 PM | PAMM Spencer Gallery

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