Comment Off 69 Views


the skint - free and cheap new york, every day


around town today

free outdoor movies tonight: >>
key largo, bryant park
the lego movie, coney island (the beach at w. 10th st.)

11am-2pm, 4-7pm (ends today): taste of the terminal: select grand central shops and restaurants feature special offers and free tastings in vanderbilt hall. >>

6:30pm: author bruce weber shares the adventures of his solo bicycle ride from coast to coast in his new book, life is a wheel: love, death, etc., and a bike ride across america, based on his new york times series. nypl mid-manhattan, free. >>

6:30pm doors, 7pm show: toronto’s alvvays play a free in-store set at rough trade. >>

7pm: dancer/choreographer stephen petronio discusses his memoir,confessions of a motion addict, followed by a brief performance by members of his company. b+n 86th + lexington, free. >>

7pm (mondays thru 8/11): books beneath the bridge: independent bookstores curate free outdoor readings with q+a and signings at brooklyn bridge park’s pier 1 granite prospect. tonight, community bookstore presents a night with the morbid anatomy museum: readings from the morbid anatomy anthology featuring michelle legro, colin dickey, evan michelson and melissa milgrom. >>

7pm: 10 theater groups and individual performers each created a 5-10 minute piece around a common theme/word revealed to them a month ago for ‘cherry pop’, a brand new series at the west village’s cherry lane theatre studio. see the results of their takes on the theme ‘fluid’ tonight. 38 commerce street, $10 suggested donation, email rsvp recommended. >>

7pm doors, 8pm show: brooklyn’s the big bright transform ’80s hits into mellow lullabies at subculture. $15. >>

7:30pm (mondays thru 8/18): sing along to gabriel fauré’s requiem andcantique de jean racine at the west village chorale’s annual summer sing. musical score provided, and light refreshments will be served. judson memorial church, $15. >>

7:30pm (mondays thru 8/18): the free martin luther king jr. concert series at brooklyn’s wingate field continues with stephanie mills. >>

7:30pm doors, 8pm show: the kondabolu brothers — hari (john oliver, comedy central) and ashok (‘dapwell’ of das racist) guest host wyatt cenac’s weekly night train comedy show with stand-up by aparna nancherla (conan, last comic standing), josh gondelman (john oliver), dwayne kennedy (totally biased), randy liedtke (the bone zone), matt champagne, and more. littlefield, $8. >>

8pm: test your knowledge of everything from snow white to frozen atdisney movie trivia night at chelsea grill. free (email rsvp). >>

8pm (thru 8/24): the free summerstage city parks concert seriesbrings 100 free music, dance, film, comedy, family and theater performances to 14 parks throughout the five boroughs. tonight: actorjohn leguizamo performs his one-man play,ghetto klown, in central park. >>

8pm: tween hobo: off the rails, author alena smith presents a screening of peter bogdanovich’s paper moon (1973), starring ryan and tatum o’neal. a discussion and book signing follows. ifc, $14. >>

8pm: silent rider, wolvves and young heel play baby’s all right. $10. >>

8:30pm doors: behaviors, my body, decent lovers, and jesse cooper levy play glasslands. $10. >>

9pm: tonight’s bi-monthly dive comedy show with hosts giulia rozzi (stripped stories, girl code) and brooke van poppelen (john oliver, ferguson) features stand-up from nate fernald, liza treyger, lawson leong, will miles and tyler fischer, and original characters by nunzio randazzo. freddy’s back room, free. >>

9pm (mondays): huckleberry bar’s free monday night movie screenings pay tribute to the original star wars trilogy this month. tonight:spaceballs (1987). >>

9:30pm doors, 10pm show: tonight at the the stand’s frantic! free comedy show: chris gethard, dan st. germain, mark normand, randy liedtke, gary vider, rajan dhami, and host michael kosta. free. >>

check our website for more free outdoor movies and ongoing events.

our next event

The Vegan Cook-Off: Best Balls Competition! 12-15 everyday chefs compete for the title of The Bestest, as voted for by judges and attendees. $250 cash for first place! There are only a couple of competitor spots left, so submit your recipe today! Details here.

Tickets are more than half sold out, so if you just want to be fed and socialize with other veggie folks, get your tickets here.

The Vegan Cook-Off: Best Balls Competition
Sunday, August 3 at 2pm
$15 adv, $18 door

coming up

7/29 6pm: purchase former rilo kiley frontwoman jenny lewis‘s new solo album at other music for admission to a meet-and-greet/signing. >>

7/29 6:30pm doors, 7pm show: daptone records soul singers naomi shelton + the gospel queens give a free in-store performance at rough trade. >>

7/29 7pm: author malcolm gladwell (the tipping point, blink) discusses his book on the successes of underdogs, david and goliath, at b+n union square. free. >>

7/29 7pm: drink craft beers, discuss brews with industry folks, and watch short films curated by beer sessions radio host jimmy carbone, the happy hour guys, the good beer seal, and beer nation tv at the beer film festival. anthology, $15. >>

7/29 7pm (thru 9/14): symphony space continues a series of classic movies in hd with orson welles’s touch of evil (1958). $7 plus ticket fees here (reg. $14 general, $12 students/seniors). >>

7/29 7, 8pm (thru 8/24): the free summerstage city parks concert series brings 100 free music, dance, film, comedy, family and theater performances to 14 parks throughout the five boroughs. tonight: conor oberst and dawes (7pm, central park, $39.50 benefit show), felix hernandez’s rhythm revue (8pm, clove lakes park), and urban theatre movement’s handball (8pm, marcus garvey park). >>

7/29 7:15pm: go on a 90-minute sunset cruise (drink included) aboard a 1920s-style yacht for $31.20 (plus ticket fees, reg. $52). >>

sales, deals, freebies

take five ballet classes at brooklyn ballet in downtown brooklyn for $19 ($75 value). >>

ticket deals

get tickets to the governors island music + seafood beach party 9/6 for free-$35 (plus ticket fees, reg. $39-65). >>

get tickets to the interactive, immersive theatre of speakeasy dollhouse: the bloody beginning 8/9 or 8/23 for $25 (plus ticket fees, reg. $55). >>

get tickets to see the marchfourth marching band in a mardi gras-style celebration with stilt-walkers, acrobats and more at the south street seaport’s watermark bar 7/31 for free-$10 (plus ticket fees, reg. $20).>>

get tickets to matt + ben, a parody written by mindy kaling (the mindy project, the office), at the producer’s club 8/20-24 for $5-10 (plus ticket fees, reg $28). >>

subscribe to the skint daily email

follow the skint on facebook and twitter

forward to a friend

share Facebook Twitter More...
Print Friendly, PDF & Email
In : Events

About the author

Editor of Media website.
Free Newsletter Updated Daily