intersection 01.31.14

Take 5
the skint

5 Pastimes
NY Pipe Club
NY Tango
Stickball League
Sondheim Society
Psychic Explorers Club

5 Dishes to Eat at Xi'an Famous Foods
Spicy cumin lamb noodles hand-ripped noodles
Cumin lamb burgers
Liang pi cold-skin noodles
Tiger vegetable salad
Mount Qi pork hand-ripped noodles in soup

5 Islands
Governors Island
North Brother Island
City Island
U Thant Island
Wards Island

5 Scents
Anvers 2
Broadway Nite
Le Cherche Midi
Vetiver 46
Winter 1972

5 Mob Hit Locales
Umberto's Clam House, Crazy Joe Gallo
Sparks, Paul Castellano
Park Central Hotel, Albert Anastasia
Joe and Mary's Italian American Restaurant, Carmine Galante
Cardiello's Tavern, "Frankie Shots" Abbatemarco

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.

thurs-sat (thru 2/9): the 11th annual coolny dance festival features 60+ companies and choreographers performing in an intimate setting. white wave (dumbo), free ($10 suggested donation).

thru 2/4: the annual dance on camera festival includes 20+ dance-centric documentaries, films, and shorts. filmmakers, dancers, and figure skaters will do q+a at select screenings. fslc, $13 (some events free).

thru 3/29: the fourth annual ecstatic music festival premieres collaborations between pop and classical composers for 11 unique performances. highlights include glenn kotche (wilco) + victoire, so percussion + buke and gase, dawn of midi + bright wave, man forever + william basinski. $15+.

thru 2/16: revisit the land of oz with the woodsman, a new play utilizing bunraku puppetry and song based on the often forgotten writings of l. frank baum. 59e59 theaters, $15 with promo code 'skint' (reg $18).

sat thru 2/28: the 22nd annual city bakery hot chocolate festival features a different flavor every day this month. details should be posted by saturday.

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