arts 03.15.19

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movie Jia Zhangke is the acclaimed Chinese director who, with the release of Ash is Purest White, adds a major notch to his belt.

theater Tootsie, one of the great movie comedies, gets the full Broadway musical treatment starring Santino Fontana, score by David Yazbek, directed by Scott Ellis. Previews begin March 29 at the Marquis.

art Four Pint Glasses by Nick Cave featuring four of his Soundsuits. Limited edition, $300.

music Much-loved emo band American Football released one album in 1999, reunited in 2014 and released their second album in 2016, and moments later (relatively speaking), their self-titled third album drops on March 22. Watch the music video of a cut from the album, Uncomfortably Numb featuring Hayley Williams. [Photo: Atiba Jefferson]

design Carl Hansen & Søn, 251 Park Ave. S. [20th/21st] has a sample sale starting today, through March 24, of their gorgeous Danish furniture.

food The delicious bakery Ovenly has launched a new series of baking classes in Greenpoint. First up on Thursday, March 28, learn how to decorate an Ovenly Brooklyn Blackout Cake ($105). On Saturday, April 13, a Cupcake Decorating Class for kids ($85).

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 4/2: film forum hosts a 42-film retrospective of married couple fay wray and robert riskin, including king kong, it happened one night, mr. deeds goes to town, and the most dangerous game. fay wray and robert riskin: a hollywood memoir by daughter victoria riskin, will be available for purchase, and ms. riskin will introduce select screenings. film forum (south village), $15 (includes double features).

fri thru 4/21: prismatica, a traveling art installation of 25 seven-foot tall illuminated kaleidoscopes, comes to to three public plazas at 75 wall street, 77 water st and 32 old slip. free.

sat 11am: manhattan's st. patrick's day parade takes place one day earlier this year, with 150,000 marchers making their way up fifth avenue from 44th to 79th streets.

sat thru mon 12pm + 3pm: as part of the exhibition lincoln kirstein's modern, 18 dancers from new york city ballet, accompanied by pianist elaine chelton, will perform excerpts from four balanchine works at the museum of modern art's marron atrium. hosted by nycb corps de ballet member silas farley. moma (midtown west), free with regular museum admission ($25 general, $18 students, $14 students).

sun 12-4pm: find inspiration for your big day at brooklyn based's 10th annual wedding crashers wedding fair, featuring 100 nyc and hudson valley vendors, plus bands + djs, raffles, complimentary tastings + drinks, and more. $15 with promo code 'theskint' (reg. $25).

sun 3pm: bach to the future: actress niamh ryan, baritone scott mooney, and harpist mia theodoratus perform a st. patrick's day program of irish songs and poems at st john's in the village (greenwich village). $20 general, $10 students.

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