BLACKWELL AT THE DUPLEX Performer Toby Blackwell will perform his new show, Bitter, at the Duplex on Fridays through October 24 at 7 p.m. Hes been a gay Naval officer
..a cheesy theme park singer
..a wannabe Survivor contestant
..and through it all, he has remained
.BITTER. The Duplex is at 61 Christopher St.; 212-255-5438.
Salsa at the Winter Garden - Merian Soto Dance & Performance on Thurs., Oct. 16 at 7 p.m. The award-winning choreographer presents excerpts from La Maquina del Tiempo and Pelea de Gallos.
Randy Westons African Rhythms Quintet performs at the World Financial Center on Mon., Sept. 22 at 7 p.m.
DIXON PLACE, 258 Bowery, 219-0736: Various shows & solo performances throughout the week, call for information.
HERE CAFE, 145 Sixth Ave., 647-0202: Call for numerous shows & performance pieces now being performed.
RAVEN CAFÉ, 194 Ave. A, 529-4712: Wed.Open stage, sign up 6:30 p.m., free, one drink min.
SURF REALITY, 172 Allen St., 2nd fl., 673-4182: Numerous performances throughout the week, call for more information.