arts 03.23.18

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the skint

theater Better plays written in our lifetime than Tony Kushner's epic Angels in America? Hard to think of many (any?). The National Theater's production, starring Andrew Garfield and Nathan Lane, is in previews at the Neil Simon.

food Artisanal Korean barbecue has arrived, courtesy of Seoul's Samwon Garden, 37 W. 32nd [5th/6th]. Bibim bap? Check. Galbi? Check. Kimchi jjigae? Oh, yeah!

sculpture Superstring theory and particle physics meet Brancusi in Mariko Mori's Invisible Dimension, opening today at Sean Kelly, 475 10th Ave. [10th/11th].

movie Wes Anderson. Dogs. Isle of Dogs.

music We're not sure what the soundtrack of the current times would be, though it wouldn't be by Magic Giant. But as an antidote, they're hard to beat. Check out their video Window here and an acoustic version of In the Wind out April 6.

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 7-9pm: there'll be no shushing at the library after hours party. tonight's 'starry messengers' theme includes displays of artistic and educational astronomy materials, 16mm space-centric films, cosmic lectures by astronomy on tap, music + dancing, and more. food + beverages will be available for purchase. nypl stephen a. schwarzman building (midtown west), free (rsvp).

fri thru sun: the ninth annual festival neue literatur, highlighting german-language and american fiction, explores questions of identity and belonging with this year's theme, 'insider | outsider.' various locations, free.

fri thru sun: it's black and white and noir all over at the inaugural dr. saul and dorothy kit film noir festival, featuring talks and screenings of eight films that inspired the label including double indemnity, phantom lady and more. most shown in 35mm. lenfest center for the arts at columbia university (manhattanville), free-$12.

sat + sun 11am-5pm: create your own books with the help of illustrators at the funhouse interactive book fair, a day filled with talks, workshops, signings and more. the drawing center (soho), $10.

sun thru 4/8: elaborate floral arrangements take over the main floor during the annual macy's flower show, returning this year with a 'once upon a springtime' theme. macy's (herald square), free admission.

Calatrava's Oculus (from 2016)

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