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-tue: the annual association of performing arts presenters (apap) conference means tons of free and cheap theater and dance performances throughout the city. some picks:
american realness @ abrons arts center >>
catch @ the invisible dog >>
dance gotham @ skirball center >>
horse trade theater group's encore series >>
live artery @ new york live arts >>
other forces @ incubator arts project >>
ps 122's coil festival >>
prototype @ various venues >>
under the radar @ various venues >>
winter ten minute festival @ the brick >>
[Photo: Ian Douglas]
fri 7pm doors, 8pm show: austin 18-piece orchestral indie band mother falcon - probably one of the best bands in the country - plays littlefield. and the kids opens. $12.
fri-1/19: the new brooklyn theater stages a production of edward albee's the death of bessie smith in bed-stuy's interfaith medical center. talkbacks and panel discussions with civic and elected leaders follow. free with rsvp.
sat-sun 3pm-midnight: the annual nyc podfest features live tapings of 14 podcasts including writers' block, the dark forest, risk!, tell your friends! hanging out, the laughspin, more. guests include wyatt cenac, judah friedlander, lewis black, gilbert godfried, colin quinn, more. fontana's, $5-15.
sun 1-4pm: 10+ amateur and professional chefs compete at the sixth annual cassoulet cook-off at jimmy's no. 43. $30 admission includes a drink ticket.