arts 01.22.16

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THE MORNING LINE Romania, Bulgaria and Serbia lead our Up Next coverage this week. That's a first.

movie From Romanian director Radu Jude, Aferim is a bitterly funny, vulgar and brutal black-and-white Western about an escaped slave. There's nothing like this movie for miles.

book What Belongs to You, by Garth Greenwell, set in Bulgaria, is an exquisitely written novel about a man's relationship with a hustler.

food Serbian food, with its emphasis on grilled meats, makes a visit to Kafana, 116 Ave. C [7th/8th] 212.353.8000, a particular pleasure during cold and snowy weather. Cash only.

poetry The Poetry in the Parlors series at the Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum welcomes Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Gregory Pardlo on Sunday, January 24th, 4:30pm, with fellow poet Reginald Dwayne Betts. [Photo: Rachel Eliza Griffiths]

photography At Robin Rice Gallery, 325 W. 11th [Greenwich/Wash] 212.366.6660, Autodrome, an exhibit of photos by Bill Phelps that makes the machinery of vintage cars look more than alluring than you might have thought possible.

music Bringing its usual joy, Ladysmith Black Mambazo plays Town Hall on February 19.

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 7:30pm (+ 1/25-29): the juilliard school's annual focus! festival features six free concerts celebrating the music of composer milton babbitt and some of his favorite composers, such as brahms, schoenberg, stravinsky and sondheim.

fri 7:30pm doors: singer-songwriter sonya kitchell plays a release show for her new album, her first in 12 years. mercury lounge (les), $12.

thru sunday: get fired up for the annual new york ceramics + glass fair, where 30 galleries and dealers from around the world display porcelain, pottery, glass, cloisonné and enamel wares. bohemian national hall (ues), $20 ticket gets you admission for the entire fair.

thru sunday: originality reigns at the 24th annual the outsider art fair, which specializes in works of self-taught artists. metropolitan pavilion (chelsea), $20.

thru 1/31: 70+ exhibitors display and sell americana, english, european and asian fine + decorative arts at the 62nd annual winter antiques show. park avenue armory (ues), $25 admission includes a 270-page catalogue.

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