intersection 04.13.12

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the skint

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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 7pm: the ubiquitous james franco talks and signs his book the dangerous book four boys, based on his mixed media exhibit last june. rick moody (garden state, the ice storm) joins. strand books, purchase of the book req'd for admission.

fri 8pm (thru 4/15): filmmaker jonas mekas tribute to the east village's departed mars bar, my mars bar movie, screens at anthology film archives, $9

sat 11am-7pm: 100+ crafty vendors and food artisans hawk their goods at the bust spring craftacular and food fair. goodie bags for early-bird shoppers! 82 mercer (bet. broome + spring), $3 admission.

sat 12-5pm: learn about green getaways and local day trips at the second annual local food + travel expo. eco, hiking, and biking workshops, wine tastings, food samples, 50+ travel prizes, more. one hanson, $13 ($10 with code 'skint2012').

sun 1pm: take a guided tour of the graves of famous foodies like gulden (mustard) and armour (hotdogs) at woodlawn cemetery, $15

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