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the skint

theater Sing Street, the 2016 musical film set in Dublin in the 1980s, gets a stage version at the New York Theatre Workshop from November 25.

film From Agnès Varda, the 'Queen of French Cinema,' an autobiographical documentary of sorts, called Varda by Agnès.

music We think Canada's Patrick Watson is one of the all-time great singer-songwriters. His haunting, melancholic music seems particularly suited to November, though his song Here Comes the River seems one for the ages. Watch the video here.

food At Hyun, 10 E. 33rd [5th/Mad] 917.261.6217, Korean barbecue featuring Japanese A5 Wagyu beef.

art A retrospective of work by Rachel Harrison at the Whitney, through January 12.

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 9am-7pm (+ sat): visit little italy circa 1975. in honor of martin scorsese's the irishman, the neighborhood will be transformed with cars and props from the year, and you can score free food and drinks from select restaurants.

fri thru 12/4: film at lincoln center, subway cinema, and the korean cultural center of new york present relentless invention: new korean cinema, 1996-2003, a showcase of essential films of the south korean film movement, featuring works by bong joon ho, hong sang-soo, park chan-wook, and more. film at lincoln center (uws), $15 general, $12 students/seniors.

fri thru sun: in honor of the one-year anniversary of its closing, the vibe of the village festival celebrates the legacy of the village voice with a weekend of conversations with former writers and photographers, and a coffeehouse-style concert with david amram and friends. museum of the city of new york (harlem), included with museum admission (suggested: $20 general, $14 students/seniors, free for 19 and under.

sat + sun 10am-5pm: purchase brand-new books for 50% off the cover price at the annual goddard riverside book fair fundraiser. goddard riverside's bernie wohl center (uws), free admission.

sat 11am-6pm: enjoy free admission at poster house, the first museum in the u.s. dedicated exclusively to posters, today. poster house (chelsea), regularly $12 general, $8 students/seniors.

sat 3pm: join author sheila weller as she describes the research she undertook to write carrie fisher: a life on the edge, her new biography on the late actor and writer. weller will be in conversation with screenwriter and humorist amy ferris (marrying george clooney: confessions from a midlife crisis). jefferson market library (greenwich village), free.

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