arts 11.3.17

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the skint

THE MORNING LINE We're almost at 50% of MUG's 2017 fundraising goal—please support MUG this year!

theater There are still a few tickets left for the City Center concert production of Brigadoon, on the musical's 70th anniversary. Performers include Patrick Wilson, Aasif Mandvi, Kelli O'Hara, Stephanie J. Block and Robert Fairchild, directed and choreographed by Christopher Wheeldon. November 15-19.

movie Greta Gerwig wins the fall with Lady Bird.

food Food on the Page: Cookbooks and American Culture, by Megan J. Elias, explores the history of American cookbooks. Ms. Elias will be the speaker at the next Culinary Historians of New York event at the Mt. Vernon Hotel, Monday, November 13, 7pm, $40.

art Circling Manhattan, a show of artist Ellen Bradshaw's NYC oil paintings, are at Pleiades Gallery, 530 W. 25th [10th/11th]. There's a reception tomorrow at the gallery, 3-6pm.

shopping Final day of the Harvey Faircloth fall/winter 2017 sale at Fashionhaus, 58 W. 40th [5th/6th] 9th flr., today until 5pm. Prices are well below wholesale. You get an additional 20% off with the passcode GO HIGH LOW!

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 3pm: auteur theater director and artist robert wilson spends two hours delving into his body of work and sharing his creative process in a talk at the great hall at cooper union (east village). free (rsvp). [Photo: Lucie Jansch]

fri thru sun: irish arts center's ninth annual poetryfest showcases poets from ireland and the u.s. with three days of readings, discussions, and signings. friday's opening night gala includes readings by rachel weisz, lisa dwan, colum mccann, roger rosenblatt, and belinda mckeon ($15-35); weekend readings are free (rsvp recommended).

fri thru 11/9: filmmaker and actor greta gerwig presents a series of films at quad cinema that influenced her new feature lady bird, including the 400 blows, say anything, american graffiti, grey gardens and more. gerwig will be in person at select screenings. quad cinema (west village), $15 general, $12 seniors.

sat 7:30pm (thru 5/12): juilliard string quartet performs beethoven and macmillan at tonight's installment of the peoples' symphony concerts classical music series. washington irving auditorium (gramercy), $14.

sun: 50,000 runners from around the world make their way through all of the boroughs for the annual tcs new york city marathon, with more than a million fans cheering them on.

sun 2-5pm: the annual momo crawl returns to jackson heights with 20 restaurants offering $1 himalayan-style dumplings. feeling full? two trolleys will provide transportation between the spots. new this year: purchase of a $10 passport (funds go to students for a free tibet) required to participate.

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