intersection 02.13.15

One Liners
the skint

NYC Space/Time Directory: a cool project by the NYPL to turn historical maps of NYC into a "digital time-travel service."

The Grand Budapest Hotel—the book, by Matt Zoller Seitz—interviews, photos, artwork and essays related to Wes Anderson's film.

The 36th annual Greenwich Village Antiquarian Book Fair takes place 2/20-2/22.

Dance #1: Through Sunday at BAM, more compelling work from Douglas Dunn & Dancers. [Photo: Julieta Cervantes]

Dance #2: 92Y's Harkness Dance Festival shows you how the dance was built and then performs it.

From reader Tony F. re Calvary Cemetery: This of course must be the setting for Sara Bareilles' song, "Chasing the Sun"—some of the most poetic pop lyrics ever, IMHO.

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 6pm: the simpsons co-creator matt groening presents his new book, the simpsons family history, at b+n union square. get a wristband for admission with purchase of the book starting at 10am.

sat: 30 things to do on valentine's day with your so or if you're sol.

sun 11am (sundays thru 4/26): take a delicious tour of brooklyn's mast brothers chocolate factory, and get 15% off any purchases made that day. $16.

sun 7pm: celebrate james joyce's 133rd birthday with robert seidman, co-author of ulysses annotated. bonus: whiskey will be served. mcnally jackson, free.

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