arts 05.3.19

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movie Top-tier director Olivier Assayas has a new movie opening today at IFC. Non-Fiction is about the Parisian publishing world, so there's plenty of good talk, sex, and social commentary.

event Steve Reich's string quartet Different Trains from 1988 broke ground by sampling voices and sounds into the piece in its depiction of a family before, during, and after WWII. On June 22 and 23 at The Muse Brooklyn, ABCirque recontextualizes the framework of the piece, and it should prove fascinating.

music Dolores O'Riordan's voice was always instantly recognizable for its gorgeous, ineffable melancholy, but In the End, the final album from The Cranberries, conjured from demos recorded before the singer's death last year, is especially affecting.

art Aida Muluneh's Water Life series at David Krut Projects are compelling surreal images on theme of access to water in rural regions of Africa.

food Getting all up in the business of Art Deco beauty 70 Pine Street, Crown Shy, which opened in March, shows off the considerable skills of chef James Kent (Eleven Madison Park and the NoMad Hotel).

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: explore the city you live in during the ninth annual jane's walk festival, with 275+ volunteer-led walking conversations inspired by urban activist jane jacobs. free.

fri thru sun: the annual frieze art fair's return to randall's island park brings several lower-priced satellite fairs to nyc, including fridge, superfine!, the other art fair, 1-54 contemporary african art fair, and others. hyperallergic rounds them up here.

fri 10am-8pm (+ sat 9am-6pm): leading up to sunday's td five boro bike tour, 100+ exhibitors pull up to basketball city for the annual bike expo new york. free admission.

fri 8pm (+ 5/5, 5/10): the annual look + listen festival stages contemporary music performances in contemporary art spaces. tonight: 'justice' featuring cellist seth parker woods, multi-instrumentalist angélica negrón, and tak ensemble at bric house (fort greene). free.

sat various times: giant hats and seersucker rule at these no-cover kentucky derby viewing events:

harlem haberdashery (harlem)

mable's smokehouse (williamsburg)

parklife (gowanus)

tanner smith's (midtown west)

the bonnie (astoria)

sat 10am: lincoln center celebrates its 60th anniversary with a block party featuring live music, dance performances, film screenings, tours, food trucks, and more. free admission.

sun 4pm doors, 4:30pm show: the movies at the palace series at united palace (washington heights) screens 1971 classic willy wonka and the chocolate factory, with a pre-screening demo by raaka chocolate. $15 general, $8 students/seniors.

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