NYC Culture on the Cheap: Weekend 1/4

4 Jan

How Much Do I Owe You, No Longer Empty Art InstallationsMichael Apted's Documentary 56Up, FilmScreening of The Terminator
50 First Jokes at the Bell House 7:30pm doors 8pm showCOIL Festival of Contemporary Performance, Dance and TheaterChristian Marclay's The Clock at MoMA, Free Fridays from 4 to 8pm FILM, ARTMuseum of the Moving Image's First Look Film FestivalArt Opening Martin Soto Climent, contemporary art and sculpture, FREEBound Unbound: Lin Tianmiao, Chinese Contemporary Art, FREE on Friday EveningsJob in theater by Thomas Bradshaw with Tarantino-esque style violence and humor, Off-Broadway TheaterTarget First Saturday at Brooklyn Museum, Lez Zeppelen, Das Racist and more Music, Art, Dance: FREENoche Flamenca, Spanihs Flamenco Dance Performance

Graphic Design exhibit of Fifty posters with Fifty State Mottos by different designersChefs of Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) compete in citywide competition from 2 to 4pm FREEArt and Video installation titled Impersonal by Frank Yefeng Wang FREETarget Free Sunday at Studio Museum of Harlem, Gallery Tour at 1pmSunday Night Fiction: Readings by Alexandra Chasin, Dawn Raffel, John Dermot Woods and Halvor Aakhus. 7 to 9pm FREEPaint the World Project 3 to 9pm over 20 artists will be creating multiple large scale canvases

This weekend’s picks for Free & Cheap things to do in NYC (1/4 to 1/6.) Click through on the images above for the corresponding event page and details, or use the links below.

From left to right, top to bottom:
1. ART: How Much Do I Owe You?: Sound installations, projections, immersive installations in the iconic former Bank of Manhattan in LIC.
2. FILM: 56Up – Michael Apted’s documentary following a group of people every 7 years. Should be excellent.
3. FILM/LECTURE: Ethics in Film - The Terminator.
4. COMEDY: 7th Annual 50 First Jokes - $10 advance. $12 door
5. THEATER/DANCE: COIL 2013 Performance Festival.
6. FILM/ART: Christian Marclay’s The Clock. FREE Fridays 4 to 8pm.
7. FILM: First Look Film Series $12 adults/$9 students
8. ART: Martin Soto Climent, Contemporary Sculpture. 5pm Sat Opening, FREE
9. ART: Lin Tianmiao: Bound Unbound, Chinese Contemporary Art. FREE Fri 6 to 9pm. Other times $10.
10. THEATER: Job by Thomas Bradshaw. A Tarantino-esque tale. $20 to $25
11. MUSIC/DANCE/ART: Target First Saturday at the Brooklyn Museum w/ Lez Zeppelin, Heems from Das Racist and Occupy Wall Street writers. FREE
12. DANCE: Noche Flamenca. $35
13. GRAPHIC DESIGN: The Fifty and Fifty State Mottos Project. 50 posters by 50 designers depicting each state’s motto, graphically. FREE
14. FOOD: The Great CSA Smackdown. Citywide cooking competition. Sat 2 to 4pm. FREE
15. ART: Franck Yefeng Wang’s installation titled Impersonal. FREE
16. ART: Target Free Sundays at the Studio Museum of Harlem. Gallery Tour at 1pm. FREE
17. READINGS: Sunday Night Fiction – Readings by Alexandra Chasin, Dawn Raffel, John Dermot Woods and Halvor Aakhus. Sunday; 7 to 9pm FREE
18. ART: Paint the World Project - Over 20 artists will be creating multiple large scale canvases. FREE

Check back for possible updates throughout the weekend, and check out previous Culture on the Cheap posts for ongoing events.

UPDATES:
Fri 1/4: Altnerative Histories: NY Art Spaces, 1960 to 2010, book launch & reception. 6 to 8pm. FREE
Sat 1/5: Hit and Run Shakespeare: “Twelfth Night” 7 to 8pm $10 to $20.
Sat 1/5: MUSIC – Bridges and Powerlines/Fan Tans/Crazy Pills: 8pm doors 9pm show. $8 to $10.
Sun 1/6: ART – Closing reception for Mike Rader ‘Below See Level’ 4 to 6pm & Man vs. Ultraman extended. FREE.

2 Responses to “NYC Culture on the Cheap: Weekend 1/4”

  1. newsornotnews January 4, 2013 at 12:52 am #

    Nice innovation. Looks great. You saw 56 up and it was fantastic?

  2. collabcubed January 4, 2013 at 9:13 am #

    No, haven’t seen it yet. The endorsement is solely based on the series, so far.

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