arts 03.3.17

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the skint

music Two great vocalists, Rickie Lee Jones and Madeleine Peyroux, perform together at Town Hall tomorrow night, 8pm.

food Trapizzino are pocket sandwiches created in 2008 by Roman chef Stefano Callegari. Now, Mr. Callegari has opened a shop on the Lower East Side Tucked, where, inside pizza bianca dough, you'll find slow-cooked secondi goodness. Among the choices, a pocket containing oxtail, celery and red wine and another with chicken, garlic, white wine and rosemary. There's even an artichoke alla romana. Buon appetito!

movie The Last Laugh tackles a tricky subject: can humor be used in the context of the Holocaust? Of course, Mel Brooks has already driven a truck through that one.

art Meta trompe l'oeil: Chinese conceptual artist Shen Shaomin has a show opening tomorrow called Keep Upright at Klein Sun Gallery, 525 W. 22nd [10th/11th] 212.255.4388. It features The MoMA Series, paintings of paintings wrapped for transport.

theater Broadway loves a diva throwdown, so buckle up for War Paint, with Patti LuPone and Christine Ebersole playing cosmetics titans Helena Rubinstein and Elizabeth Arden. Previews begin at the Nederlander on Tuesday.

more The opening reception for Do What I Want: The Experimental World of Arthur Russell, the late avant-garde musician, is on March 8, 6pm at BAM.

The Good to Go songwriters' showcase features new works by women writers. March 10, Times Center.

Last July we told you about The Lumineers' song and video, Cleopatra. It's now #1 on alt radio. The story of the song is recounted by lead vocalist Wesley Schultz.

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.

sat + sun 12-6pm: step inside artist's private workspaces during the annual self-guided high line open studios tour, covering more than 60 studios across 10 buildings. free.

sat 5-11pm (monthly): this month's free target first saturday at the brooklyn museum presents an evening of programming honoring women's history month, including music by charlotte dos santos and buscabulla, a dance party with #soulinthehorn and natasha diggs, an optional tour of the new exhibition 'georgia o'keeffe: living modern' ($12), and more. food, beer and wine will be available for purchase. free admission.

sat 5pm doors, 6pm show: participants compete in city trivia while quizmasters give hints on a large-scale panorama of the city during the 10th annual panorama challenge. queens museum (flushing meadows), $15 adv, $20 door.

sun 4pm doors, 4:30pm pre-show, 5pm movie: snow white and the seven dwarfs screens at united palace (washington heights), with pre-show mini-film fest by local filmmakers. $10 adv, $15 door.

thru 3/5: armory arts week brings more than 10 art shows to nyc, including spring/break, independent new york, nada, volta ny, and more. various locations, prices.


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