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the skint

THE MORNING LINE We mourn the passing of Dr. Mathilde Krim, pioneering medical researcher and one of the heroes in the fight against HIV/AIDS.

music The prospect of a new Decemberists album is enough to get us through the cold, dark winter—the Portland band will release "I'll Be Your Girl" on March 16th. Watch a video of their new song Severed here. The band performs on June 13 at the BRIC Celebrate Brooklyn! Festival. Tickets are on sale today. Finally, what do the The Decemberists have to do with Lin-Manuel Miranda? Answer: Ben Franklin's Song.

theater Don't miss the Royal Court Theatre's production of Lucy Kirkwood's play The Children — a gripping three-person drama, with top-notch actors, about a world gone apocalyptically wrong. [Photo: Joan Marcus]

art At Leslie Tonkonow Artworks + Projects, 535 W. 22nd [10th/11th] 212.255.8450, a new show called The Kingdom by the always-interesting Laurel Nakadate, comprising photographs, videos and a sound installation.

movies Daniel Day-Lewis has said that Phantom Thread is to be his final film performance, terrible news for those of us who consider him one of the best actors alive. His performance of Christy Brown in My Left Foot is our favorite, eliciting more tears during one movie than we're comfortable admitting.

food Just the stuff: the 10th annual Cassoulet Cook-Off takes place tomorrow, noon-3pm, at the Brooklyn Kitchen in Williamsburg. Tickets are $45.

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 7-9pm (monthly): there'll be no shushing at the library after hours party. tonight's counterculture theme includes access to the 'you say you want a revolution' exhibition, '60s avant-garde and experimental 16mm films, a '60s dance party, things to keep the kids busy, and more. food + beverages will be available for purchase. nypl stephen a. schwarzman building (midtown west), free (rsvp).

fri + sun 7:30pm: nyc-based groups tak ensemble and loadbang perform works by icelandic composer collective errata over two evenings at scandinavia house (ues). $15.

sat 11am-8pm: nothing fishy about this deal: midtown's pokéworks celebrates its second anniversary with buy one, get one free poké bowls and free miso soup.

sun 8am: just because it's half, doesn't mean it's easy. cheer on the runners at the annual new york road runners fred lebow manhattan half marathon in central park.

sun 2-4pm: it's souper bowl sunday! savor all the soups made by more than 20 competitive chefs and vote for your favorites at the annual brooklyn soup takedown. brooklyn bazaar (greenpoint), $20.

sun 4pm: talking movies. emmy and peabody-award winning director sam pollard (sammy davis, jr.: i've gotta be me, when the levees broke) gives a master class on documentary filmmaking at lincoln center's elinor bunin munroe film center amphitheater (uws). free (tickets will be distributed at the box office starting one hour prior to the event).

check out all of the art at the annual winter antiques show (park avenue armory, $25), the outsider art fair (metropolitan pavilion, $25), and the postcards from the edge benefit exhibition (gallery 524, $5 suggested donation).


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