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The Weekend Guide

blood from a stone play!

Family matters.

SQUEEZE
Blood from a Stone
What:
Former U.S. marine and NYU security guard Tommy Nohilly’s debut play hinges on the emotional and violent outbursts of a working-class family struggling to hold it together.
Why: Sustained edge-of-your-seat tension courtesy of cast members Ethan Hawke and Natasha Lyonne.
When: Thru Feb. 19.
Where: The Acorn Theatre, 410 W. 42nd St., at Ninth Ave. (212-714-2442). Tickets ($61) at 212-239-6200 or online at telecharge.com.

RESERVE
Beginning Beekeeping Workshop
What:
Bronx beekeepers Roger Repohl and Sara Katz break down everything you need to get an urban hive buzzing.
Why: Learn about equipment, start-up costs, and where to obtain pollinating pals.
When: Sign up now — spots fill up fast. Class, Jan. 29, 10 a.m.-1 p.m.
Where: Wave Hill, W. 249th St., at Independence Ave., Bronx (718-549-3200). Tickets ($30) at 718-549-3200 ext. 305 or online at wavehill.org.

SLIP ON
Melissa Pop-Up
What:
The Brazilian plastic footwear co. sets up shop inside Nida.
Why: Pick from endless designer collabs (Zaha Hadid, Vivienne Westwood, Campana brothers, and Italian architect Gaetano Pesce).
When: Thru Jan. 31.
Where: 573 Hudson St., b/t Bank & W. 11th Sts. (212-675-2017).

OBSERVE
Tuesday
What:
An Amani Olu (Humble Arts Foundation) curated exhibition that takes a fresh look at the modern everyday in several up-and-comers’ works.
Why: Get the scoop on Sat. with a breakdown of each piece by the dapper Amani himself. Also, we wish we could DVR Breanne Trammell’s spot-on “Gossip Gulls.”
When: Thru Feb. 12. Opening reception, Thurs., 6-8 p.m.; guided tour, Sat., 2 p.m. Reg. hours, Mon.-Fri., 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; Sat., 11 a.m.-6 p.m.
Where: Mixed Greens, 531 W. 26th St., b/t Tenth & Eleventh Aves. (212-331-8888).

IMBIBE
Fatty Johnson’s
What:
For the next six weeks, Zak Pelaccio and nightly guest bartenders (Greg Seider, the ladies of LUPEC) crank out exquisite cocktails and alcohol soppers in the stripped-down Cabrito space.
Why: In true Fatty Crew (Crab, ’Cue) fashion, portions are small but pack a punch; we recommend the duck confit deviled eggs and Iberico ham and cheese sammie.
When: Daily. Kitchen, 5 p.m.-midnight; bar, 5 p.m.-2 a.m.
Where: 50 Carmine St., b/t Bedford & Bleecker Sts. (212-929-5050).

DISCOVER
The Arctic Plants of New York City
What:
Examine pressed specimens (white clover, shepherd’s purse), a miniature botanical library, and intriguing quotations from writers, travelers, and botanists.
Why: The frozen tundra and Prospect Park — not so different.
When: Thru Jan. 23. Thurs. & Fri., 3-6 p.m.; Sat. & Sun., noon-6 p.m.
Where: Observatory, 543 Union St., at Nevins St., entrance through Proteus Gowanus Gallery, Gowanus.

Photo: Monique Carboni

LOCATIONS
Fatty Johnson's
50 Carmine St
bt Bedford & Bleecker Sts
New York, NY 10014
212-929-5050
Nida
573 Hudson St
bt Bank & W 11th Sts
New York, NY 10014
212-675-2017
Observatory
543 Union St
@ Nevins St, enter thru Proteus Gowanus Gallery
Brooklyn, NY 11215
The Acorn Theatre
410 W 42nd St
@ 9th Ave
New York, NY 10036
212-714-2442
531 W 26th St
bt 10th & 11th Aves
New York, NY 10001
212-331-8888
W 249th St
@ Independence Ave
New York, NY 10471
718-549-3200
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