arts 06.1.18

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the skint

theater Santino Fontana, Jessica Fontana, Donna Lynne Champlin, and John Cariani perform, one night only, Promises Promises in Concert, presented by the Transport Group at Merkin Concert Hall, Monday, June 25, 8pm. Tickets from $65.

movie Opening at IFC on June 13, Five Seasons: The Gardens of Piet Oudolf, a documentary about Mr. Oudolf's landscape designs, which include the High Line.

music Here's one for driving in the countryside: Andrew Duhon's new album, False River. No car/countryside? Hear him live at Hill Country BBQ on Wednesday, June 20.

food Mark Kurlansky, who has written deep dives on cod and salt, has a new book out on called Milk! A 10,000-Year Food Fracas. Mr. Kurlansky will be at the Museum of Food and Drink on Thursday, June 28, 6:30pm, to discuss.

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 thru sun: eat 'til your brain freezes at 'the nation's largest' all-you-can-eat ice cream festival, returning to bryant park for a second year with a baker's dozen local and national ice cream + sorbet makers serving up 64 flavors. rain or shine. bryant park (midtown west), $25 admission benefits the jimmy fund.

fri thru sun: 400 artists open up their studios to the public for the annual greenpoint open studios (sat-sun 12-6pm). launch party friday 7pm, wrap party sunday 7pm. free. admission.

fri 1pm: stars from 19 current broadway musicals will perform at the annual stars in the alley outdoor concert, celebrating the end of the 2017-2018 broadway season. hosted by alex newell once on this island and alex boniello dear evan hansen. rain or shine. shubert alley (west of seventh ave, bet. 44th + 45th sts), free admission.

sat 11am-5pm: go west and spend at the 20th annual jane street block association street sale, which fills the block with locals selling clothing, jewelry, home goods, books, and more. jane street between 8th avenue + hudson street, free admission.

sat 10am-7pm, sun 10am-5pm: shop handmade items like clothing, jewelry, handbags, home decor, and more from 150 craftspeople at the craftnewyork outdoor market. damrosch park at lincoln center (uws), free admission.

sat 1-5pm, sun 12pm: dream big at house tours held in boerum hill (sat 1-5pm, $20-25) and prospect lefferts gardens (sun 12-5pm, $25-30).

sun 11-6pm (first sundays thru 9/2): the noguchi museum's community days offer free admission with special programming and tours throughout the day. noguchi museum (lic), free (reg. $10 general, $5 students/seniors).

sun various times: parade season is upon us!

11am-4pm: celebrate israel parade. fifth ave bet 57th-74th st.

12-6pm: philippine independence day parade, street fair and cultural festival. madison ave bet 24th + 38th sts.

12-6pm: queens pride parade + festival. jackson heights, queens.

RIP Robert Indiana

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