intersection 01.16.15

One Liners
the skint
this: Diana Ross

An astonishing nighttime flyover of the city.

A love letter from Ben Brantley to Honeymoon in Vegas!

A sale on cashmere starts Sunday, January 18 (lasting 10 days) at Vintage Thrift, 286 3rd [22nd/23rd] and Vintage Thrift West, 242 W. 10th [Hudson/Bleecker]—most items between $25-$50 with a few high-end pieces (Chanel cashmere pants).

NY Ceramics and Glass Fair, January 21-25, Bohemian National Hall, 321 E. 73rd [1st/2nd]

If it were up to us, the entire cast of Boyhood would win an Oscar for acting (in addition to Richard Linklater for directing).

Speaking of fine actors Stockard Channing is interviewed about her career by Patrick Pacheco, Monday, February 2 at Lincoln Center's Bruno Walter Auditorium, 6pm, free, but the line will form very early.

Tracey Thorn does a lovely cover of Kate Bush's Under the Ivy.

Two dates for Caleb Hawley fans: January 28 at Joe's Pub and February 14 at the Apollo with Mavis Swan Poole.

What would a house sound like if it could sing? is asked, and answered in a way, at the performances of Brownstone by the estimable Metropolis Ensemble, January 23 and 26 at the American Irish Historical Society, 991 5th [80th/81st].

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 7-9pm (thru 1/18): sit across musical comedian reggie watts for five minutes in an under the radar festival performance inspired by performance artist marina abramović. public theater, free (line officially begins at 6pm). [Photo: Kyle Makrauer]

fri 8pm (thru 4/16): the fifth annual ecstatic music festival premieres collaborations between pop and classical composers for 10 unique performances. highlights include mantra percussion + deborah lohse and the shakedown dance collective (fri, free), john zorn + talea ensemble (2/12, $20-25), a terry riley 80th birthday concert (3/18, $20-25), ethel + kaki king and john king (3/21, $20-26), and xiu xiu + mantra percussion (4/2, $20-25).

fri 8:30pm doors, 9pm show: the greenwich series features unrelated speaker presentations at cornelia street cafe. this month: the history of monopoly, the role of wars in colonial america, and preparing for natural disasters and the zombie apocalypse. $10 admission includes a drink.

fri-sun: the third annual philip k. dick science fiction film festival screens features and shorts inspired by the famed sci-fi novelist of do androids dream of electric sheep? and a scanner darkly. tribeca cinemas and producers club, $10+/film, $25-30/day pass.

sat 9pm: the dig deeper '60s soul revival party at littlefield returns with detroit's billy prince of the precisions backed by the brooklyn rhythm band. djs mr. robinson and dj honky spin 45s all night long. $15 adv, $20 dos.

sun 6:30pm doors, 7pm show: the sybarite5 string quintet performs everything from mozart to piazzolla to radiohead at subculture. $20 adv, $25 dos.

sun 9pm: oh! you pretty things throws its five year anniversary david bowie + elvis birthday live tribute party with this ambitious orchestra, michael t. and the vanities, the love show burlesque, and many more. lpr, $15 adv ($25 for two) or with rsvp, $20 dos.

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