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The Four Seasons
the skint


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We love the work of Brooklyn illustrator Sarah Jacoby, especially her four seasons Scenes. Prints, from $15, are available here.



Gael Greene tells the story of 1973, when Paul Bocuse crossed the ocean to cook at The Four Seasons, described as The Dinner of the Century.



Yes, your typical Juilliard graduate. Katherine Thomas, of Swindon, England, changes course after playing classical violin to become known as Great Kat, one of the top guitar (and violin) shredders. Her Bloody Vivaldi, a feverish version of The Four Seasons, would certainly liven up a brunch.



A beautiful documentary from 2008 about Holocaust survivors who meet every summer at the Four Seasons Lodge in the Catskills. Andrew Jacobs directed, Albert Maysles was the cinematographer.



Frankie Valli On Hair Products And Finding His Falsetto



New York City Ballet principal dancer Wendy Whelan gives her farewell performance on Saturday, October 18 in a ballet created for the occasion by Christopher Wheeldon and Alexei Ratmansky using selections from Max Richter's remix of Vivaldi's Four Seasons.



Artist Ellen Bradshaw captures 4 Seasons in the West Village,
a series of lovely oil paintings.











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.





thru 10/31: never-before-seen polaroid self-portraits by stevie nicks, taken late nights throughout the mid-seventies, can be seen as a collection at the morrison hotel gallery (201 mulberry st.). the exhibition moves to 116 prince st. from 10/12-31. free.


fri 4-8pm: union square greenmarket night market: in addition to its traditional market of fresh produce, cheeses and meats, union square hosts an evening event that includes live music, family-friendly activities, and six italian restaurants serving prepared dishes, desserts, wine, beer and hard cider. free admission. pay-as-you-go.


fri 6:30pm doors, 7pm show: for its record release show, the ymusic ensemble performs its new album, which includes compositions written by sufjan stevens and nico muhly, in its entirety at rockwood music hall's stage 2. $15.


sat 10am-5pm: there'll be a 50/50 raffle, a silent auction for gift certificates and show tickets, a bake sale, and 60+ second-hand vendors selling everything from dvds, cds, books, household items, clothing, jewelry, furniture, toys, food and more at the 104th street block association's 25th annual yard sale. 104th st bet. west end ave + riverside dr.


sat 10pm-3am: your first beer is on the house at the romy and michele tribute dance party: 80s music, a photo booth, costume contest, king and queen coronation, themed drinks ('business woman special' and 'the cowboy'), and post-its everywhere. littlefield, $5 adv, $7 door.


sun 4pm doors, 5pm show: in the heights author lin-manuel miranda presents a screening of guys and dolls (1955) at the united palace of cultural arts, preceded by a concert by broadway performers. $10 adv, $15 door.


sat-sun: 300+ nyc private residences and historic landmarks open their doors for tours and talks during the 12th annual open house new york weekend, free. note: the website usually gets overloaded with traffic this weekend, so we recommend planning ahead or trying their app.


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