Pop songs by the Biebers and Minajs of today just don’t pull at the heartstrings like the over-the-top, hair-whipping power ballads of the ’80s and ’90s. Make those melodramatic lyrics count even more tonight, on the most romantic day of the year, at Love Bites: The Power Ballads Sing-Along. Come dressed as your favorite rock god, R&B star, or ’80s bad girl, share your heartbreak at the “Worst Breakup” story contest, and rock out during the air-guitar competition, all for the chance to win prizes, including two tickets to the weekly nostalgia-fest at Webster Hall known as The Awesome ’80s Prom. Plus, free Valentine heart candy for all.

Tue., Feb. 14, 10 p.m., 2012

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