arts 09.8.17

Fall Preview Part 2
the skint


ART
Expect the biggest art crowds this fall at the Met, when their David Hockney retrospective opens on November 27.


We're looking forward to Art and China after 1989: Theater of the World at the Guggenheim, opening October 6.


And at the 92Y's Weill Art Gallery as of September 11, Colin Davidson's 12 large-scale portraits of a cross-section of Jerusalem residents.




THEATER
Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Ayad Akhtar (Disgraced) has a new play starting previews at Lincoln Center Theater on October 5. Junk is a timely look back to the 80s in which the king of the decade was junk-bond purveyor Michael Milken.




ONLINE
Brandon Stanton's blog and book, Humans of New York, is now a 12-episode series on Facebook.




TV
Starting October 13, Netflix gets seriously creepy with the debut of their new series Mindhunter, based on the real-life career of John Douglas in the FBI serial crime unit, tracking serial killers.




FASHION
Expedition: Fashion from the Extreme at FIT, opening September 15, focuses on clothing designed for life and travel in extreme environments.












skint - adj. british slang (1930-35)
lacking funds, broke, bust, stone-broke, impecunious


Around town this weekend, courtesy of the skint: a daily listing of free and cheap things to buy, see, do and eat in New York.





fri thru sun: jeté your way over to the newly-renovated roxy cinema, and watch a series of dance-centric films including flashdance, black swan, the red shoes, and restless creature: wendy whelan, with whelan and filmmakers doing q+a after the friday and sunday 8pm screenings. the roxy cinema (tribeca). $10.


sat 10am-6pm: will we always eat the same old foods, or can innovation taste good? the future food expo, part of the annual taste talks festival, gives us a taste of what might be on the culinary industry's horizon. the williamsburg hotel, free (rsvp).


sun 11am: tickets go on sale today for new york city center's 14th annual fall for dance festival (10/2-14), where world-renowned dance companies perform for just $15. note: these tend to sell out quickly.



sat 11am-7pm, sun 11am-5pm: take a page out of your weekend for the brooklyn antiquarian book fair, a gathering of more that 100 dealers of rare and vintage books, ephemera, and photographs, plus a works on paper gallery, and a maurice sendak exhibition. brooklyn expo center (greenpoint), $10 adv/$15 door for weekend pass, $5 adv/$10 door for sun only, save $5 with coupon.


sun 7:30am-3:30pm: transform your body and mind at the annual wanderlust 108 festival, an outdoor 'mindful triathlon' consisting of a 5k run/walk, yoga, and guided meditation. prospect park's nethermead, free for yoga + meditation sessions, $59 premium tickets.


sun 12-5pm: cast members from broadway's waitress, chicago, miss saigon, and more will perform at theatermania's annual block party at the third avenue street fair, a day of music, dance, children's theater, and ticket giveaways. third avenue bet. 74th + 75th streets, free admission.



sun 1-5pm: join other fine folks at the seventh annual washington square park folk festival, an afternoon of live music and a square dance in the neighborhood that many artists in the genre used to call home. garibaldi plaza in washington square park (greenwich village), free.


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