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movie Rosie tells the story of a mother trying to protect her family in the middle of Ireland's housing crisis. Of particular note: a screenplay by Roddy Doyle and an affecting performance by Sarah Greene.

exhibit Taking Care of Brooklyn Stories of Sickness and Health is an interesting survey of the ways in which health care was dispensed and understood in the borough over centuries. At the Brooklyn Historical Society.

installation From July 20-28, at the AMNH, virtual reality is going to get real, thanks to Laurie Anderson and Hsin-Chien Huang. During the 15-minute presentation of To the Moon, the viewer is launched into space, walks on the moon, flies through space debris, while assimilating images from Greek mythology, literature, movies, and more. Only a few slots are available to reserve ahead, but more times will be available on the day, first-come, first-serve.

food Originally from Tokyo, E.A.K. Ramen has opened its second location in the city at 360 W. 46th [8th/9th] 646.850.8032, serving iekei ramen, a cross between Tonkotsu and Shoyu styles.

sports If it's too hot to actually get out and exercise, head to the Museum of the City of NY instead for their Cycling in the City: A 200 Year History show. You can also read co-curator Evan Friss' book on the same subject.

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.

sat 11am-5pm: the american museum of natural history's spacefest celebrates space exploration and the 50th anniversary of the apollo 11 moon landing with a day of family-friendly presentations, performances, and hands-on activities about the moon, mars, and beyond (suggested $23 general, $18 students/seniors).

sat 7pm doors, 8pm show: the annual bric celebrate brooklyn! festival continues its 42nd season with alloy orchestra performing a live score to 1925 silent film varieté. feminist acrobatic troupe lava opens. prospect park bandshell, free admission ($5 suggested donation).

sat thru 8/9: as part of lincoln center's mostly mozart festival, a selection of performances and discussions are being offered for free for all at various locations.

sat thru 1/5: pierre cardin: future fashion, the first new york retrospective to focus on the designer in 40 years, presents over 170 objects including haute couture and ready-to-wear garments, accessories, sketches, photographs, films, and more from the 1950s to the present. brooklyn museum (prospect heights), $20-25 general, $12-16 students/seniors (includes general museum admission).

sun various times: eat all the ice cream with national ice cream day deals throughout the city. [Photo: @milkandcreambar]

sun 1-4pm: the rubin museum's annual block party, inspired by the power within and between us, fills west 17th street street with performances, participatory experiences and activities, and more. bonus: free museum admission all day. rubin museum of art (chelsea), free.

sun 7pm: the amplified sundays live music series returns to riverside park south's pier i (uws) with m.a.k.u. soundsystem. free.


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