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 8pm: is it hot in peru, or is it just us? alistair r. noble of the hollow earth society lectures on the phallic stone monuments recently discovered near – wait for it – lake titicaca. observatory, $5.
fri 8pm: james and the giant… um, we won't go there. storybook burlesque takes on the works of roald dahl at the kraine theater, $20
fri-tues: raquel welch herself appears in person to discuss several of her classic and lesser-known films at the film society of lincoln center, including one million years b.c., kansas city bomber, maya breckinridge, more. $13.
sat-sun 11am-6pm: pick up something sweet for your sweet and learn about the new soda fountain movement at the new amsterdam market's valentine's gift shop + soda fountain. the south street seaport museum thompson warehouse (215 water st.), free admission.
sun 7pm doors, 8pm show: laugh at love at the skint's 'tell your friends! with benefits!' valentine comedy show featuring wyatt cenac (the daily show), jessi klein (snl, comedy central, vh1), hari + ashok (das racist, comedy central), victor varnado ('the awkward comedy show', tell your friends! the concert film), musical guest bridget + the squares, and host liam mceneaney. bonus: the first 100 guests get a free robicelli's cupcake! $12 adv, $15 dos.
check out the skint's list of 25+ free and cheap valentine's events in nyc