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art A Night at the Opera, a large-scale work by artist Charlie Billingham, takes old satirical prints as its starting point, to great effect. See the work at The Armory Show [East End/Pier 94] March 5-8.

event The divine Miss M, Bette Midler, makes her first-ever appearance at the Glaad Media Awards (the LGBTQ media advocacy group) on March 19, Adam Lambert performs. Tickets

chamber music At Tenri Cultural Center, 43 W. 13th [5th/6th] on Sunday, March 29, 4pm, East meets West with the Arianna String Quartet and musicians Yoko Reikano Kimura, Sumie Kaneko, and James Nyoraku Schlefer. Tickets are $25 in advance.

movies The Women Behind Hitchcock, starting Wednesday, March 4, at Film Forum, include well-known authors (Daphne du Maurier, Dorothy Parker, Jay Presson Allen) and perhaps even more crucially, Joan Harrison and Alma Reville.

photography Photographer Farah Salem has traveled extensively around the Middle East; her images of women dressed in an abaya comprise the exhibit Disclosed at United Photo Industries, opening March 5.

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 5:30-9pm: be a part of 'the world’s biggest drawing club,' a tribute to sketch artist jason polan (every person in new york), who recently died of cancer at the age of 37. friends and strangers will gather to draw at the museum of modern art, just as polan did to produce his book, the every piece of art at the museum of modern art book. free tickets, pens, and paper will be distributed at the uniqlo store at 666 5th avenue starting at 3:30pm.

fri thru sun: the art show, presented by the art dealers association of america (adaa), returns for a 32nd year with 72 dealers displaying and selling works from the 19th century through today. park avenue armory (ues), $25 admission benefits henry street settlement.

fri thru sun: the 10th annual athena film festival at barnard college presents narrative, documentary, and short films highlighting fierce and fearless women from all walks of life. barnard college (morningside heights), free-$14 (panels + workshops are free, opening night is $25).

sat + sun: on the release of first cow, the museum of the moving image hosts a retrospective of films by kelly reichardt, including old joy, wendy and lucy, meek's cutoff and more, with reichardt in person at select screenings. $15 general, $11 seniors/students.

sun 10am-7pm: for something a bit farther afield, satisfy your sweet tooth at the chocolate expo, featuring more than 80 vendors at the cradle of aviation museum (garden city). $15 adv, $21 door.

sun thru 3/15: more than 50 restaurants in central, east, and west harlem are offering $25-35 prix fixe meals during the spring edition of harlem restaurant week.

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