intersection 02.3.12

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the skint

From Zuma Creations in Red Hook, an eco-friendly chandelier (pictured above) made-to-order from 35 wine bottles and copper plumbing parts; contact the studio for more info.

We never thought we'd be writing these words, but we are disgusted by the Susan G. Komen Foundation; support Planned Parenthood.

Aviva Slesin's Oscar-winning documentary, The Ten Year Lunch: The Wit and Legend of the Algonquin Round Table, is screening at MoMA on 2/5, 2pm, and 2/10, 7pm, with Q & A after each showing.

From a lapsed New Yorker, handmade greeting cards for Valentine's Day and beyond.

Off Metro has just launched a snazzy redesign of their site; check it out and their comprehensive guide to NYC street art.

We love that every time the Times' Gail Collins writes about Mitt Romney, she works in a reference to the dog on the car roof incident; it's like finding the Ninas in a Hirschfeld.

The Take Dance company, founded by Takehiro Ueyama, performs Salaryman 2/8-11 at Baruch's Nagelberg Theater, $20.

Reweaving news from a reader: "I have been going to French American Reweavers for years but it's nice to know there is another option, especially since their prices can be dear!" Alter Knit, 245 W. 29th [7th/8th] 212.473.6363.

The Harlem Fine Arts Show opens February 10th, 6pm, at Riverside Church, thru 2/12.

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: the manhattan vintage clothing and antique textile show and sale comes to the metropolitan pavilion, $20 ($5 off with email signup)

fri 7:30pm: wnyc's john schaefer curates a selection of bill morrison's films made from silent vintage decaying footage and new music. tonight: decasia, with michael gordon's score performed live by the oberlin contemporary music ensemble. wfc, free.

fri-sat 8pm (+ 2/6-11): ars nova shows you how to rickmanssage a spexy milf in 'the urban dictionary plays', short works based on the crowd-sourced entries in, $15

sat 7:30pm (thru 3/28): the ecstatic music festival premieres collaborations between pop and classical composers dan deacon, richard reed parry (arcade fire), nick zammuto (the books), noveller, glasser, calder quartet, ymusic ensemble, rhys chatham, oneida, more. merkin concert hall, $25.

sun 3pm: a choir of 250 nyc students and the orchestra of st. luke's perform carl orff's carmina burana at carnegie hall's stern auditorium, $15+

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