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the skint

tv Giri/Haji, from the BBC, available on Netflix, is an utterly absorbing and bingeable genre-crossing thriller.

exhibit Opening ahead of spring on March 9 at the AMNH, The Nature of Color brings relief to the gray landscape of winter.

music Never Not Together, the ninth studio album from alt-rockers Nada Surf, finds the band in top form.

theater Six Wives, the British musical, is in previews at the Brooks Atkinson, giving exuberant voice to the six women who were, for better or worse, married to Henry VIII.

food Paul Freedman, author of the new book American Cuisine and How it Got This Way, will be at the Abigail Adams Museum on March 4, 6:30pm, discussing same, presented by the Culinary Historians of New York. Tickets

art Drawings by sculptor and draftsman Al Taylor (1948-1999) are at The Morgan through May 24.

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 sun: your dollar goes far at park slope united methodist church's 26th annual book sale, where most of the new and gently used books, cds, dvds, and records are priced at just $1-$2. $5 admission preview sale fri, free admission sat + sun.

fri 8pm doors, 9pm show: wilsen brings dreamy folk pop to rough trade (williamsburg) for an album release show. free.

sat + sun 12-6pm: the paley center pays tribute to nat king cole with screenings of two rare international concerts, along with three episodes from cole's pioneering nbc series. the paley center for media in new york (midtown west), free.

sat 7pm: emma. star anya taylor-joy will do q+a following a screening of the latest jane austen adaptation at angelika film center (greenwich village). $17.50 general, $15.50 seniors.

sun 2-4pm: home cooks compete to see who's cheesiest at the annual brooklyn mac and cheeze takedown, where attendees use their noodles (and taste buds) to select the best mac in town. lot 45 (bushwick), $25.

sun 8pm: professional comedians test works-in-progress and give the audience a behind-the-scenes look at their process at nat towsen's new material night. tonight: gary gulman (the great depresh), with openers david cross, jon savoy, and anya volz. the pit underground (gramercy), $10 adv, $12 door.


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