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THE MORNING LINE MUG is going on summer break. See you in September!

"Tree of Life, there won't be no next time."
Forever and ever you'll stay in our hearts.

music Icelandic composer Ólafur Arnalds brings welcome Nordic chill to his latest album re:member, out August 24, with the help of Stratus software, which provokes a call-and-response from Arnalds' piano to two other pianos. He'll perform at Town Hall on November 17.

Norwegian bassist Sigurd Hole releases two albums on September 24, one solo and one working as a trio. He makes his NYC debut at Brooklyn's ShapeShifter Lab, also on September 24.

movie Based on Meg Wolitzer's novel, The Wife gives Glenn Close the chance to own the screen, which she does — lock, stock, and barrel.

event Broadway Blue Wave for New York is "a night of performances, speeches, and activism for New Yorkers to #RESIST the Trump agenda and raise awareness for the September 13 Primary." Performers include Laura Benanti, Edie Falco, and Annie Golden. Proceeds benefit Cynthia for New York and No ICE NY.

art Final weeks of the Giacometti exhibit at the Guggenheim, which closes September 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 5-8pm: national thrift store day crawl: gramercy's goodwill, salvation army, housing works, and vintage thrift stores are teaming up for a night of 20% off purchases, snacks and refreshments. app download required for discount.

fri + sat 7:30pm: star glenn close and writer meg wolitzer will do q+a following select screenings of the wife at the paris theatre (midtown west). $17 general, $14 seniors.

fri thru sun 8pm (ends sun): last chance to catch shakespeare in the park's twelfth night at central park's delacorte theater. free tickets are available each day in-person at the theater in the park (starting at 12pm, but the line forms much earlier), at an in-person lottery at the public theater (sign-up begins at 11am, drawing at 12pm), via a digital lottery, and at various locations in each borough on specific dates (starting at 12pm). [Photo: Joan Marcus]

sat 2-8pm: the 19th annual blues bbq festival returns to pier 97 with local bbq spots like mighty quinn's and dinosaur bar-b-que serving up their smoky best alongside sets from blues and roots musicians on the waterfront. pier 97 (midtown west), free admission (pay-as-you-go).

sun 12-6pm: the world's largest india day parade celebrates india's independence with floats, performances, and food. the parade marches south starting at madison ave + 38th street (12-3pm), programming will be set up between east 24th + 26th streets (1:30-6pm), and the food court and booths will be set up on east 26th street bet. park + madison aves.

sun 4pm doors (monthly): the movies at the palace series at united palace (washington heights) screens david lean's lawrence of arabia (1962), preceded by a pre-show beach party with sand, a photobooth, and a performance by the ori manea tahitian dance school. $10 adv/$15 door general, $5 adv/$10 door seniors (free if your name is lawrence).

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