Tips for Today: Taxi Driver, Aimee Mann & "The Laughing Dough"

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Taxi Driver at the IFC Center 

If you're in the market for something quintessentially "New York" to do tonight, grab a late dinner and some drinks with your sweetheart, and catch a midnight screening of Martin Scorcese's classic 1976 Robert DeNiro-starring thriller, Taxi Driver. And yes, we are talking to you.

IFC Center, 323 Sixth Ave. midnight. $13.

Aimee Mann at Music Hall of Williamsburg

'80s pop star turned acclaimed singer-songwriter turned Portlandia guest star Aimee Mann stops by Music Hall of Williamsburg tonight, as part of her east coast tour, while taking a break from working on her forthcoming record, Charmer.

Music Hall of Williamsburg, 66 N. 6th St., Williamsburg, Brooklyn. 8 p.m. $35.

Matthew Thurber and Elwyn Palmerton, "The Laughing Dough," Opens at Southfirst

This two-person show (down the street from the Music Hall) features large-scale narrative scrolls by cartoonist Matthew Thurber (he of <em>1-800-MICE</em> fame) and abstract, improvisational drawings by Elwyn Palmerton. Tonight's opening will feature a performance by Thurber, which the artist has described as one part comic book, one part "nineteenth century music video."

Southfirst Gallery, 60 N. 6th St., Williamsburg, Brooklyn. 7 p.m. Exhibit runs through Feb. 26.

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