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music The critically acclaimed and diacritically fussy Caoimhín Ó Raghallaigh, an Irish fiddler of music both traditional and innovative, teams up with pianist and musical polymath Thomas Bartlett (they've worked together before as part of The Gloaming), for a self-titled album out September 13, with Bartlett on piano and Raghallaigh on Hardanger d'amore, a 10-string descendant of Norwegian folk music fiddles. You can listen to Kestrel, a track from the album, here.

food The newly opened Lamia's Fish Market, 47 Avenue B [3rd/4th] 212.777.3650, is a fresh maritime breeze: raw bar, ceviche, lobster and fish such as branzino, served in a variety of charming maritime nooks. [Photo: Peter Ruprecht]

beach It may lack the Jones Beach ocean views from a long strip of soft sand, but the newly-announced Gansevoort Peninsula, designed by James Corner Field Operations, brings the beach to Manhattan, if it gets green-lighted to become the next piece of Hudson River Park.

movie Jay Myself is a documentary by Stephen Wilkes about photographer Jay Maisel and the 36,000-square-foot Bowery building he bought decades ago and filled with so much scavenged stuff that under different circumstances would constitute a pathology. The movie follows the Maisel's last few months in the building—the end of an era.

theater Take the Broadway Bound Festival aspirationally, not literally, and you may discover plays that, if not highly polished, may yet be gems.

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 thru 8/11: the 49th annual lincoln center out of doors festival presents free music, dance, film, and more to damrosch park (uws). fri: liza with a 'z'; sat: family day and an evening of stand-up comedy with roy wood, jr., ronny chieng, julio torres, and meave higgins; sun: desi: now: indian music and dance. arrive early if you'd like to secure a seat in the main area.

fri thru 9/8: the museum of the moving image's 'see it big!' 70mm screening series returns with 2001: a space odyssey, roma, dunkirk, it's a mad mad mad mad world, and more. museum of the moving image (astoria), $15 admission includes same-day admission to the museum.

sat 7am-1pm (+ 8/10, 8/17): play, run, walk and bike along seven miles of car-free manhattan streets from the brooklyn bridge to central park during the annual summer streets festival. on your way, check out five rest stops filled with free activities including a 30'-high zip line (register at foley square before 8pm to secure a timeslot), rock climbing, yoga classes, free bike rentals, bike helmet giveaways (8am-12pm at 24th street + park ave), and more. free admission.

sat + sun 9am-5pm: 29th annual hong kong dragon boat festival, the oldest and largest event of its kind in the u.s., returns with 200+ teams competing, plus traditional dance, music, and martial arts performances, arts + crafts demos, and an international food court. rain or shine. flushing meadows corona park (queens), free admission.

sat 4-8pm: decorate your own palm leaf lamp and release it in the east river as part of the annual aarti hindu lamp ceremony for peace and harmony. brooklyn bridge park's pebble beach, free.

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