intersection 10.28.11

One Liners
the skint

Major reopening: The Met Museum's New Galleries for the Art of the Arab Lands, Turkey, Iran, Central Asia, and Later South Asia, 11/1.

Schnitzelfest at Loreley, 7 Rivington [Bowery/Chrystie] 212.253.7077, 11/5-11/10—11 schnitzels, including two vegetarian options.

Highly recommended: NY From the Air, with photographs by Yann Arthus-Bertrand and text and maps by John Tauranac, has been revised and updated.

Guests coming into town? Send them MUG's New York City Hotels Under $200 map.

Five borough pillows

All caramel news is excellent and this is particularly excellent news—the arrival of Brooklyn's Spoonable caramel sauces in five flavors: Salty caramel, spicy chili, chewy sesame, peppered orange, and flowery lavender.

Pictoplasma, the festival of contemporary character design, returns to NY for its 3rd edition, 11/4-5.

Count Drunkula: A Sketchy Halloween Party, courtesy of the Pipeline Theatre Company, is this Friday, 10pm, Bar 82, 136 2nd Ave. [St. Marks/9th].

Artist Deborah Zlotsky, who had been working in black and white, moves into color with striking results; at Kathryn Markel, 529 W. 20th [10th/11th] 212.366.5368.

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.

for all your free and cheap halloween things to do, check our list of 50+ free and cheap and spooky and scary events

sat 8pm: see world-renowned violinist midori in her only new york area appearance at 92y for $9.50-22.50 (reg $58)

sun 7pm: a winged victory for the sullen (stars of the lid's adam wiltzie and composer dustin o'halloran) perform music from their new album with the acme string ensemble, plus benoît pioulard and ken camden. west park presbyterian church, 165 w. 86th street, $15.

thru 11/6: touring pulitzer prize-nominated the scar project exhibition, featuring photographer david jay's portraits of 18-35 year-old breast cancer survivors, returns to open house gallery. admission by donation.

thru 12/4: sue de beer's art installation haunt room intentionally induces haunted feelings (and possibly also 'drowsiness, extreme sorrow, pressure in the ears, loss of concentration, and disorientation'. fun!) in high line visitors using infrasound, a tone below the threshold of human hearing. opening reception 5pm 10/28. 14th street passage, free.

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