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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-2/1: 70+ exhibitors show and sell americana, english, european, and asian fine + decorative arts at the 61st annual winter antiques show. park avenue armory, $25 admission includes a catalogue.

fri 7pm: daily show correspondent aasif mandvi discusses his new book no land's man with pulitzer-prize winner ayad akhtar (disgrace). bookcourt, free.

fri 7, 9:30pm: sarah screams presents operotica, an evening of opera-burlesque cabaret hosted by chris harder. drom, $18 adv, $22 door.

sat 11am-3pm: the annual winter jam festival brings fresh-blown snow to central park's bandshell area for free skiing and snowboarding lessons, plus sledding, snowshoeing, and other winter festivities. free admission and free equipment rental.

sat 11am-6pm: the seed market pop-up features local vendors with plant-based and cruelty-free food, products and services samples and sales, nutritionists and more. the altman building, free admission.

sun 11am: pencils up, new york: a new york times (cross)wordsmith leads you on a group-solve of a new york times crossword. ace hotel lobby, free.

sat-sun: the 11th annual new york times travel show features 500 vacation destinations, international food tastings, book signings, and more. jacob k. javits center, $17.

sat-sun 5pm-midnight (ongoing): butter + scotch, a delicious new dessert + cocktail bar in crown heights, officially opens this weekend.


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