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the skint

music Vessel Orchestra is a performance exhibition by British artist Oliver Beer opening at the Met Breuer on July 2. Beer uses 32 objects selected from the Met collection, adding a microphone, allowing each object to moonlight from its day job, repurposed into instruments. Concerts with this orchestra will be performed on Friday nights from July 5 through August 9.

art At Carvalho Park, 112 Waterbury [Maujer/Ten Eyck] Bklyn 718.366.2550, Telephone to the Divine, a show by Se Yoon Park, GJ Kimsunken, and Joseph Hart is a contemplation of light and shadow.

movie 5B is a flawed but worthwhile documentary about the exceptional caretakers of ward 5B at San Francisco General in 1983, during the early days of the AIDS crisis. At Village East and AMC Empire 25.

tv Dead to Me is Netflix's series version of a popcorn movie, highly bingeable, boasting a fine performance by Christina Applegate. Tonally, it's a comedy, a dark one, about death, friendship, and restitution.

book For the skiier in your life: the book of James Niehues maps, almost 200 of them, of skiing trails on mountains throughout the U.S. and the world. $75, shipping starts in August.

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 4-10pm (+ sat 10:30am-10pm): the heart and mind festival presents the sacred woman, a two-day festival celebrating the summer solstice and the divine feminine through rituals, discussions, music, meditation, lectures, and more led by a variety of elders, teachers, philosophers, and indigenous wisdom keepers. church of st. paul + st. andrew (uws), free (donations).

fri 6pm (weekly thru 7/5): 16 contemporary dance companies give outdoor performances for the contemporary dance at bryant park series. tonight: jennifer muller / the works, patrick o'brien dance project, talissa bavaresco / bava dance, and steps on broadway conservatory. bryant park (midtown west), free.

sat 7pm (thru 9/2): brooklyn cyclones baseball season returns to coney island thru the summer. special promo events include post-game fireworks, swag giveaways, and theme nights celebrating seinfeld, parks and recreation, marvel super heroes, star wars, rocky, and more. $10-17.

fri 8pm (+ sun 4pm): the annual new york philharmonic concerts in the parks series returns for a 54th season with free outdoor performances in each borough followed by a fireworks display. the program will include works by rossini, copland, rachmaninoff, and very young composers of new work city. fri: prospect park (brooklyn); sun: staten island (indoors. no fireworks.).

sat 9pm: an illuminated mausoleums moonlight tour shines colorful light on some of the most ornate structures of woodlawn cemetery (bronx). $25.

sun 10am-6pm: find something to be font of at the typographics book fair, the typography festival's annual sale for rare and contemporary titles on lettering and design from 10 publishers and booksellers. the gallery space at the cooper union's 41 cooper square (east village), free admission.

sun 11am-2:30pm: dad bods meet hot rods at the second annual father's day classic car show. astoria park, free admission.

sun 11am-6pm: diversity is delicious at the annual taste of jewish culture (11am-6pm, 6th avenue between 48th + 49th streets) and egg rolls, egg creams, and empanadas festivals (12-4pm, museum at eldridge street). free admission.

sun 6pm: celebrate james joyce's ulysses on bloomsday with a talk and discussion with ulysses annotated author robert seidman. mcnally jackson (soho), free.

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