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the skint

movies Two movies about movies: Making Waves, about the undersung role of sound in film and Going Attractions, a look back at the erstwhile centrality of movie palaces.

photography On Tuesday, November 5, 6:30pm at Aperture Gallery and Bookstore, 547 W. 27th [10th/11th], the release of Coincidences by Jonathan Higbee, his 'love letter to New York.'

theater Seared is a new comedy by Theresa Rebeck about a chef and his restaurant. In previews now at MCC. [Photo: Joan Marcus]

painting If you think of Man Ray strictly as a photographer, the new show at Di Donna Galleries, Enigma & Desire, featuring his paintings, will be a revelation.

music Indie Brooklyn band King Jane layers its contemporary sound with a 60s vibe, to excellent effect.

food Among the cafes and eateries at the just-opened Nordstrom, Wolf, a collaboration with Seattle superstar restaurateur Ethan Stowell, serving pastas and other Italian fare.

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 6pm: 20 nyc-based architecture firms go gourd to gourd at the annual pumpkitecture architectural pumpkin carving competition. part of the annual archtober architecture and design festival. the center for architecture (greenwich village), $15 admission includes food and beverages.

fri 7-10:30pm: (monthly): there'll be no shushing at the library after hours party. tonight's third annual literary costume halloween masquerade, hosted by project runway's tim gunn, includes horror readings, a display of spooky items from the library's archives, 16mm film screenings, music, and more. food + drinks will be available for purchase. nypl stephen a. schwarzman building (midtown west), $15 adv for priority admission at 7pm, or pay-what-you-wish at the door starting at 8pm.

fri thru sun: see all the art that's fit to print during these annual new york print week fairs:

• thru sat: international print center new york's printfest. 550 w 29th street (chelsea), free admission.

• thru sun: international fine print dealers association (ifpda) print fair. jacob k. javits convention center (hell's kitchen), $25 general, $15 students/seniors.

• thru sun: the new york satellite print fair. mercantile annex 37 (midtown west), free admission.

• thru sun: editions/artists' books fair. the tunnel (chelsea), free admission.

fri thru 10/28: browse unique antique, modern, and estate pieces from 100+ dealers at the annual new york city antique jewelry + watch show. metropolitan pavilion (chelsea), $20 admission.


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