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The Feminist Press 40th Anniversary Benefit Party
What: An evening of cultural contributions from author Sapphire, performance artist Karen Finley, PopAction choreographer Elizabeth Streb, and hip-hopper Toni Blackman.
Why: Emcee duties performed by the incomparable Justin Bond (a.k.a. Kiki).
When: Wed., 6-8 p.m.
Where: Joe’s Pub, 425 Lafayette St., at Astor Pl. (212-967-7555). Tickets online at feministpress.org.
What: Adam Woodfield’s (Public) laid-back South Asian plates (massaman curry with plantains and green apple, tamarind crispy-skin duck) and finger foods (chicken rolled in betel leaf).
Why: Cocktails (Stormy Mule, lychee margarita) in the wood-and-mirror-paneled back room — or, come spring, on the sidewalk.
When: Opens Mon. Sun.-Thurs., 5 p.m.-midnight; Fri. & Sat., 5 p.m.-1 a.m.
Where: 51 Grove St., b/t Bleecker St. & Seventh Ave. (212-352-0460).
Alabama Chanin Bandana Workshop
What: Master craftswoman and celebrated indie designer Natalie Chanin passes along her applique tricks to a lucky few DIY-hards.
Why: She’ll have you in stitches.
When: Workshop, Mar. 14, 4-6 p.m.; after-party, 6-9 p.m.
Where: Spacecraft, 355 Bedford Ave., b/t 4th & 5th Sts., Williamsburg (718-599-2718). To reserve a spot, e-mail email@example.com.
What: The Brooklyn quartet fuses Bowie with barbershop harmonies. Go sing along with them, Miles Benjamin Anthony Robinson, and Shilpa Ray and Her Happy Hookers.
Why: There’s one born every minute.
When: Wed., 10 p.m.
Where: Le Poisson Rouge, 158 Bleecker St., b/t Thompson & Sullivan Sts. (212-505-3474). Buy tickets ($10) here.
The Tangled Vine Wine Bar & Kitchen
What: UWSiders can toast to a new late-night spot with more than 160 old-world bottles and Mediterranean dishes like braised lamb shoulder, kale and quail egg crostini, and black mushroom fricassee.
Why: Sample standout trios (two-ounce pours of three wines) organized by region or ideal food pairings.
When: Sun.-Wed., 5 p.m.-1 a.m.; Thurs.-Sat., 5 p.m.-2 a.m.
Where: 434 Amsterdam Ave., at 81st St. (646-863-3896).
Operation Prom Dress Drop
What: Comb your closet for fancy, unused frocks and bridesmaid gowns to donate to underprivileged students throughout NYC.
Why: Make it a night for someone else to remember.
When: Tues.-Sat., 11 a.m.-7 p.m.
Where: 57Grand Showroom, 250 W. 39th St., b/t Seventh & Eighth Aves., 8th flr. (212-302-1604).
Getting hitched? We have lots of ideas (brooch bouquets, bridesmaid dresses, honeymoon spots) at DailyCandy Weddings.
Photo: Courtesy of Justin Bond