intersection 04.12.13

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the skint

THE MORNING LINE "…The New York State Senate, more easily broken down into indicted and not-yet-indicted as opposed to Republicans versus Democrats…"
          —Rachel Maddow

The great Kate Atkinson reads from her new novel, Life After Life, at Congregation Beth Elohim, 274 Garfield Pl. [8th Ave.] on April 16, 7:30pm, $10 suggested donation.

Two fine actors, Catherine Cox and Leslie Kritzer, star in The Memory Show, a new musical about a mother-daughter relationship, a Transport Group production at the Duke on 42nd St., starting April 16.

Wild Baltic salmon from the coast of Denmark is now in at Russ & Daughters—sticker warning: $52/lb.

Two sample sales: Up to 80% off men's and women's clothing from James Perse, 260 5th [28th/29th] 212.725.5400, 4/16, 10-8; 4/17-4/19, 10-7; 4/20, 11-7; 4/21, 11-5… And from Lauren Merkin, handbags, clutches and accessories up to 70% off, 4/16-18, 11-7, at 231 W. 29th [7th/8th] 212.239.2459.

Tony award-winning composer/lyricist Adam Guettel performs at Pace's Michael Schimmel Center, 3 Spruce [Nassau/William], April 30, 8pm, $12.

Audra McDonald, the sublime, performs a One Night Only concert at Avery Fisher on Thursday, May 9, 7pm. She'll be singing Guettel, Sondheim, and others. Tickets are $75-$250. [Photo: Michael Wilson]

And speaking of composers, the Mata Festival showcases emerging composers of classical music and beyond, April 17-20, at Brooklyn's Roulette, 509 Atlantic [3rd Ave.]

Why We Eat What We Eat is a series of conversations at AMNH on four Monday evenings starting April 15.

First time in the U.S.: Portrait of Francesco I d'Este, a major work by Velázquez, at the Met from April 16-July 14.

Housing Work's Design on a Dime interior design benefit is at the Metropolitan Pavilion, April 25-27.

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-sun: bibliophiles rejoice at the 53rd annual new york antiquarian book fair: rare books, manuscripts, maps, and more from 200+ exhibitors. park avenue armory, $20.

fri-sat: 100 mfa artists show off their painting, drawing, photography, sculpture, and other media pieces at the pratt open studios. live performances follow friday. 200 willoughby ave and 248 flushing ave, brooklyn. free.

sat 10am-7:45pm: roosevelt island's 3rd annual cherry blossom festival includes a street fair with japanese food, music, vendors, more. free.

sat 12-6pm: the greenpointers spring market offers 30+ local food + arts/crafts/accessories vendors, plus nail art, a photo booth, live music, more. the source (69 west street), free admission.

sun 10am-5pm: local book sellers mcnally jackson + housing works team up for the downtown literary festival with tours, readings, discussions, drinks, more. followed by a happy hour at housing works and an after-party at pravda on lafayette. free. [Illustration: Sophie Blackall]


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