arts 09.8.17

Fall Preview Part 2
the skint

Expect the biggest art crowds this fall at the Met, when their David Hockney retrospective opens on November 27.

We're looking forward to Art and China after 1989: Theater of the World at the Guggenheim, opening October 6.

And at the 92Y's Weill Art Gallery as of September 11, Colin Davidson's 12 large-scale portraits of a cross-section of Jerusalem residents.

Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Ayad Akhtar (Disgraced) has a new play starting previews at Lincoln Center Theater on October 5. Junk is a timely look back to the 80s in which the king of the decade was junk-bond purveyor Michael Milken.

Brandon Stanton's blog and book, Humans of New York, is now a 12-episode series on Facebook.

Starting October 13, Netflix gets seriously creepy with the debut of their new series Mindhunter, based on the real-life career of John Douglas in the FBI serial crime unit, tracking serial killers.

Expedition: Fashion from the Extreme at FIT, opening September 15, focuses on clothing designed for life and travel in extreme environments.

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 thru sun: jeté your way over to the newly-renovated roxy cinema, and watch a series of dance-centric films including flashdance, black swan, the red shoes, and restless creature: wendy whelan, with whelan and filmmakers doing q+a after the friday and sunday 8pm screenings. the roxy cinema (tribeca). $10.

sat 10am-6pm: will we always eat the same old foods, or can innovation taste good? the future food expo, part of the annual taste talks festival, gives us a taste of what might be on the culinary industry's horizon. the williamsburg hotel, free (rsvp).

sun 11am: tickets go on sale today for new york city center's 14th annual fall for dance festival (10/2-14), where world-renowned dance companies perform for just $15. note: these tend to sell out quickly.

sat 11am-7pm, sun 11am-5pm: take a page out of your weekend for the brooklyn antiquarian book fair, a gathering of more that 100 dealers of rare and vintage books, ephemera, and photographs, plus a works on paper gallery, and a maurice sendak exhibition. brooklyn expo center (greenpoint), $10 adv/$15 door for weekend pass, $5 adv/$10 door for sun only, save $5 with coupon.

sun 7:30am-3:30pm: transform your body and mind at the annual wanderlust 108 festival, an outdoor 'mindful triathlon' consisting of a 5k run/walk, yoga, and guided meditation. prospect park's nethermead, free for yoga + meditation sessions, $59 premium tickets.

sun 12-5pm: cast members from broadway's waitress, chicago, miss saigon, and more will perform at theatermania's annual block party at the third avenue street fair, a day of music, dance, children's theater, and ticket giveaways. third avenue bet. 74th + 75th streets, free admission.

sun 1-5pm: join other fine folks at the seventh annual washington square park folk festival, an afternoon of live music and a square dance in the neighborhood that many artists in the genre used to call home. garibaldi plaza in washington square park (greenwich village), free.


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