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.
thurs-sat (thru 2/9): the 11th annual coolny dance festival features 60+ companies and choreographers performing in an intimate setting. white wave (dumbo), free ($10 suggested donation).
thru 2/4: the annual dance on camera festival includes 20+ dance-centric documentaries, films, and shorts. filmmakers, dancers, and figure skaters will do q+a at select screenings. fslc, $13 (some events free).
thru 3/29: the fourth annual ecstatic music festival premieres collaborations between pop and classical composers for 11 unique performances. highlights include glenn kotche (wilco) + victoire, so percussion + buke and gase, dawn of midi + bright wave, man forever + william basinski. $15+.
thru 2/16: revisit the land of oz with the woodsman, a new play utilizing bunraku puppetry and song based on the often forgotten writings of l. frank baum. 59e59 theaters, $15 with promo code 'skint' (reg $18).
sat thru 2/28: the 22nd annual city bakery hot chocolate festival features a different flavor every day this month. details should be posted by saturday.