|At No Romance Galleries, 355 Bway [Franklin/Leonard ] 212.343.4249, Sights, Sounds and Spirits, paintings, sculptures and music by Afro-Cuban artist Shie Moreno, opens Saturday, May 17th (the images at top and at left are by Mr. Moreno).
Tickets for the 9/11 Memorial Museum.
Two block parties: one at W. 102nd/103rd Street [WEA/RSD], tomorrow, May 17, 10-5, with 40 neighborhood vendors, yard sale, music, food… The LIC Springs! party also takes place tomorrow, Vernon Boulevard [50th/46th Aves.], 1-6pm.
In his new series, The Pied Piper of Park Avenue, Jesse Kornbluth looks at privilege, NYC-style. Episode 1, Episode 2, Episode 3, Episode 4
The Latest from the NYPL President (pro tem)
Something worthwhile from the NYPL, an exhibit about progressive education: A Century of Learning From Children: Highlights from the City and Country School Archives at the Jefferson Market Library.
17-year-olds should not be singing the Great American Songbook, unless they are named Nick Ziobro, who performs at Birdland on May 22, 6pm.
Through May 19, show this post in a Kiehl's store or use the code FAMILY on their website and get 20% off any purchase.
Selected Shorts: Dorothy Parker's Wicked Pen, May 21, 7:30pm, at Symphony Space.
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.
check out open artist studios in hell's kitchen, long island city and south of the navy yard. free.
fri-sat 11am-8pm: the third annual nyc road bike expo rolls into the lexington armory. 26th st. @ lexington ave. free admission.
fri 5-10pm: salon à l'empire kicks off a new weekly summer jazz party at the terrace at yotel with music by the blue vipers and dj ryan swift. no minimum, free admission.
fri-sat 8pm doors, 8:30pm music, 9pm film: rooftop films kicks off its 18th season of outdoor screenings. industry city (sunset park), $13.
sat 1-3pm parade, 3-7pm festival: grand marshals savion glover, hex hector and jawole willa jo zollar preside over 10,000 dancers of every imaginable style as they take over broadway, university place and st. marks place for the eighth annual dance parade and festival. starts at 21st + broadway, culminating at tompkins square park with four stages of performances, lessons, and more. free.
sat-sun: start your weekend morning with a good deed by volunteering in your community for it's my park day projects taking place in parks across all five boroughs.
sat-sun 12-5pm: the 15-block long 41st annual ninth avenue international food festival features vendors with cuisine from around the world. rain or shine. ninth ave. from 42nd to 57th sts.