intersection 12.7.12

One Liners
the skint

THE MORNING LINE There's a Student/Alumni Day of Action today at Cooper Union and a citywide rally tomorrow in support of Peter Cooper's founding mission for the school: offering free education.

What do you have? What do you need? One Day On Earth will have its annual film collaboration on 12/12/12 and will share the global answer to these questions in a documentary and archive; they're still looking for participants to film or video submissions from around the globe on that date. [Pictured at top: a screening in Zambia of last year's One Day on Earth]

Mark Hurst's 10th annual 2012 Gift Guide & Almanac is always worth a look. [PDF]

Holiday cards from Chelleline include the hand-stitched Brooklyn Bridge, the Kentile Floors sign, and many more.

Gallop NYC has a mission "to improve the lives of children and adults in New York City facing developmental, emotional, social, and physical challenges through the benefits of therapeutic horseback riding"—a short video about what they do.

Winter warmer: a glass of glühwine at Kurt Gutenbrunner's Upholstery wine bar, 713 Wash [W. 11th/Perry] 212.352.2300.

Destiny of the Republic: A Tale of Madness, Medicine and the Murder of a President by Candice Millard, the history book we most enjoyed reading this year (spending time with James Garfield), while the medical malpractice following his assassination seems all the more lamentable.

Peaces on Earth is a holiday art show starting December 15 at Sardine Gallery, 286 Stanhope [Wyckoff/Irving] Bushwick, with sixty artists, at which works sell for no more than $200 .

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-sat: share a griswold family christmas with the folks from bbq films and enjoy immersive screenings of modern holiday favorites elf, christmas vacation, and gremlins. admission includes a complimentary drink, $3 brooklyn beer + wine all night, photos with santa, chocolate stout cookies, gourmet popcorn, giveaways, more. acme studio (63 n 3rd st, williamsburg), $25.

sat 8pm: librarians to let down their hair at the annual biblioball benefit for incarcerated teens literacy. live music from los encantados, dj sets, raffles, postcard writing, a 'postmaster general competition, more. the bell house, $23 adv, $30 door, $10 after midnight.

sat 8pm: wax on! furry faces compete at the 3rd annual nyc beard + moustache competition with categories such as natural, styled, chops, freestyle, women, more. warsaw (261 driggs), $15 adv, $20 door admission benefits the ms society.

sun 11:30am-2:30pm: uh oh! santa got stuck atop the nyc fire museum again this year. but it'll be ok… you can watch firefighters rescue him. free to watch, $10 for adults and $2 for kids to visit santa.

sun 3:30pm performance, 11:30am registration: hundreds of tuba players of all ages are invited to play holiday favorites at the 39th annual merry tuba christmas. register, rehearse, rejoice! the rink at rockefeller center, free.

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