intersection 03.1.13

One Liners
the skint

THE MORNING LINE We Found Our Son in the Subway #WhatAWonderfulWorld


The beauty (and vulnerability) of ice—gorgeous images by NYC photographer Caleb Cain Marcus, collected in the book A Portrait of Ice.


A short history of NYC Street Sign Design.


Families and friends of people killed by guns talk about gun violence and why they support the NY Safe Act.


Swedish artist Jeff Olsson has a show of large-scale drawings at Jack Hanley Gallery that have a folk-tale-Hunger-Games vibe.


As You Like It at the New Victory, March 1-10, is Shakespeare with a dash of Sendak.


Danny Boyle, director of Slumdog Millionaire, Trainspotting, and Trance (opening in April) is at 92Y Tribeca on Tuesday, March 12, 7pm, to talk, what else?, movies. $20


At Brickhouse NY, an Empty Bowl Workshop—make bowls for donation to LIC Empty Bowls for a fundraiser to fight hunger, March 9, 3-6pm.


In its 25th year, The Art Show, at the Park Avenue Armory, March 6-10.


The Revisionist, starring, as they bill it, Jesse Eisenberg and Vanessa Redgrave—as we bill it, Vanessa Redgrave and Jesse Eisenberg—has been extended at the Cherry Lane through April 21.


ABC Carpet's Bronx sale, with prices up to 75% off, March 2-6.



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-sun: sketchbooks from artists from around the world are displayed and available for check out at the sketchbook project's stop at the brooklyn art library, free


fri-3/7: 'rendez-vous with french cinema', a collaboration between bam + fslc + ifc, features over 20 new + classic french films including us premieres and in-person appearances (audrey tautou, romain duris, françois ozon, more) at select screenings. $15.


sat-sun 10am-5pm: enjoy a meatless weekend of speakers, food and wellness demos, free samples, and 70+ vendors at the 3rd annual nyc vegetarian food festival. metropolitan pavilion, $5 general admission (expect a looong line), $30 vip admission.


sat 1-5pm: the bespoke jewelry bazaar + symposium features 3d printed custom jewelry from local designers plus discussion on the craft of fashion. ace hotel, free.


sun 8am-8pm (thru 3/15): rooftop dance presents 'the introducing series', featuring 13 performer installations over two weeks with a different artist exhibit each day. the roger smith hotel's window at 125 (125 east 47th st), free.



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