arts 03.9.18

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photography At the Walther Collection Project Space, 526 W. 26th [10th/11th], The Shadow Archive: An Investigation Into Vernacular Portrait Photography. Don't miss this fascinating exhibition of images from the 1850s to the present that were made for personal or commercial, rather than aesthetic, purposes. Closes March 24.

comedy Lewis Black does sputtering outrage better than anyone on the planet and, as it happens, there's a lively market for that just now. Catch him at City Winery on March 15. Share your outrage that tickets start at $135—for a bar stool.

movie The Death of Stalin is a new movie by Armando Iannucci (Veep), and that's enough info for us to buy a ticket.

art Earth, Sky, and Ocean: Studies from the World of Birds is an exhibition of graphite and watercolor nature studies by Mary Christiansen, opening March 13th at Noho M55, 530 W. 25th [10th/11th].

food Maybe it's just winter's long icy grip, but this BBQ sauced Chick'nCone looks like the holy grail today. At the Turnstyle Underground Market beneath Columbus Circle.

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: amny shares where to score national meatball day deals and specials in nyc.

fri 6pm doors, 6:30 show: go magazine executive editor zara barrie hosts a screening of wonder woman (2017). popcorn and beverages will be served. samsung 837 (meatpacking), free (rsvp).

fri 7:30pm + 9:30pm (monthly): the jo lawry quartet, helmed by vocalist and sting collaborator jo lawry, headlines tonight's jazz in the cave series at st. george's church (gramercy). $15 admission includes drinks.

sat 10am-4pm: get cultivated at making brooklyn bloom, the 37th annual brooklyn botanic gardens conference on urban gardening and related topics. brooklyn botanic gardens (prospect heights/crown heights), free with regular gardens admission ($15 general, $8 students/seniors).

sat + sun various times: violin virtuoso and conductor itzhak perlman and filmmaker alison chernick will do q+a following select screenings of their new documentary about the lauded musician. quad cinema (greenwich village) and landmark at 57 west (midtown west), $13-18.50.

sun 12-4pm: at the irish arts center's annual st. patrick's open day, engage in a free day of irish arts and culture including music and dance performances, sample classes for adults and children, and more. irish arts center (midtown west), free admission.

thru sun: the annual armory arts week brings 10 big art shows with hundreds of galleries to manhattan, including spring/break, independent new york, nada, art on paper, and more. various locations and prices.

thru sun: book on over to the 58th annual new york international antiquarian book fair (fri thru sun, park avenue armory, $25 general, $10 students) and/or the 4th annual new york city book and ephemera fair (sat, sheraton times square hotel, $5-15 general, free for students).

Anthony McCall at Pioneer Works

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