March in place.
What: Abandoned umbrellas, Japanese women in uniform, and plants in an arboretum make up photog Matthew Sleeth’s subject matter.
Why: Ordinary has never looked so strange.
When: Thru May 17. Opening reception, Thurs., 7-9 p.m.; regular hours, Tues.-Sat., 10 a.m.-6 p.m.
Where: Aperture Gallery, 547 W. 27th St., b/t Tenth & Eleventh Aves., 4th flr. (212-505-5555).
What: Hairstyling maverick Rick Gradone tells his laugh-out-loud coming-of-age story via slide show, hair pieces, and style (no mousse).
Why: The comedic solo show’s a FringeNYC fave. Plus, you can have a beer and the chance for an on-stage cut and style.
When: Thru Mar. 23. Sun., 8 p.m.
Where: Ace of Clubs, at Acme Bar & Grill, 9 Great Jones St., b/t Broadway & Lafayette St. (212-420-1934). Tickets at 212-352-3101.
The Mercury Dime
What: Get your java from this new cafe started by pals Sasha Petraske (Milk & Honey) and T.J. Siegal (Alto, Picholine, L’Impero).
Why: Delectable made-to-order sammies, pastries, and free Wi-Fi coming soon.
When: Opens Fri., noon. Daily, 7 a.m.-8 p.m.
Where: 246 E. 5th St., b/t Bowery & Second Ave. (212-533-3295).
What: Take 20 percent off semipermanent eyelash extensions and spray tans.
Why: Real sunning pales in comparison. So don’t lash out at us.
When: Mar. 6-15. Mon. & Wed.-Fri., 10 a.m.-8 p.m.; Tues., 1-8 p.m.; Sat., 10 a.m.-7 p.m.
Where: Euphoria Spa, 18 Harrison St., b/t Hudson & Greenwich Sts., 2nd flr. (212-925-5925).
What: Up to 70 percent off (pricey) modern love seats and such.
Why: Don’t table this conversation. Sofa, so good.
When: Thru Mar. 8. Mon.-Fri., 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; Sat., noon-6 p.m.
Where: 14 Wooster St., b/t Grand & Canal Sts. (917-237-0123).
What: Beaded dresses, were $1,645, now $500; tops, were $595-$695, now $200; slacks, were $525, now $150.
Why: Just bead it.
When: Thurs. & Fri., noon-7 p.m.
Where: 148 W. 37th St., b/t Broadway & Seventh Ave., 2nd flr. (212-629-7170).