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the skint

out of town Two additions to our article on Literary Landmarks, courtesy of MUG readers: Washington Irving's Sunnyside in Tarrytown, with choice Hudson River views…And you can visit Edna St. Vincent Millay's house Steepletop, located in Austerlitz, New York, just west of the Berkshires. Our favorite Millay poem is here.

movie Based on a true story, The Captain, a black-and-white movie directed by Robert Schwentke, is about a German army deserter in the last days of WWII who comes across a discarded Nazi officer uniform, wears it for warmth, and discovers the authority that goes with it for people who, as the subtitle has it, Follow the Leader. Opens July 27 at the Quad.

music Next Thursday, July 26, This is the Kit, the performing name of British musician Kate Stables, is at Bowery Ballroom with Daniel Lofgren, supporting her new album Moonshine Freeze.

photography The Fence, an outdoor photography exhibit with selections from 41 photographers around the world, is on now at Brooklyn Bridge Park.

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 + sat: the annual bric celebrate brooklyn! festival continues its 41st season with a concert by anoushka shankar and my brightest diamond (fri 7:30pm) and a screening of brimstone + glory w/ a live score by wordless music orchestra (sat 7:30pm). prospect park bandshell, free ($5 suggested donation).

sat 4-10pm: located just a few blocks from where he lived, the annual louis armstrong's wonderful world music festival celebrates the jazz great's cultural legacy with performances by rapper action bronson, brass ensemble the soul rebels, and more. flushing meadows corona park (queens), free.

sun 10am-5:30pm: 25 international food vendors set up at today's grand bazaar nyc (uws). free admission (pay-as-you-go).

sun 2-4pm: scoopers of all sorts will vie for the title of best frozen treat at the annual brooklyn ice cream takedown, where the audience is the judge. brooklyn bazaar (greenpoint), $25.

thru 7/24: the 46th dance on camera festival presents 16 programs offering everything from tap to classical ballet to mime, including subjects jerome robbins and lucinda childs, a program of spike jonze shorts, six free events, and more. film society of lincoln center (uws), $15 general, $12 students/seniors.


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