NYC Culture on the Cheap: Weekend 4/5

5 Apr

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Free & Cheap things to do this weekend in NYC (4/5/13 to 4/7/13) in art, music, theater, performance, dance, architecture, film, design and general fun. Click through on images to event pages for more info or in the descriptions below.
1. ART: All Weekend  – The Affordable Art Fair at the Metropolitan Pavilion. $15.
2. THEATER/FILM:  National Theater Live: People Alan Bennetts much anticipated sixth play premiering at London’s National Theater, screened live. 7pm $25
3. TALK:  All Weekend – The Talk Shop: Pop-Up Conversation Salon. 12 to 5pm FREE
4. FILM  – All Weekend – KinofestNYC: Ukrainian Film Festival $12 to $15.  See Schedule
5. ART/TECH:  Fri 4/5 & Sat 4/6 through 4/20 – F.A.T. GOLD at Eyebeam: (Free Art & Technology Lab) brings together an international group of 25 collaborators comprised of artists, hackers, engineers, musicians, and graffiti writers, and invites the public to experience and engage with the collective’s groundbreaking projects. Fri – YouTube Open Mic Night and Sat – Your Art Party, both nights till 11pm and beyond. FREE
6. NATURE/WALK: All Weekend & through 4/22 – The Orchid Show at NY Botanical Gardens $20 to $25 (use discount code 9919 for 20% off)
7. FILM: Fri 3/29 –  All Weekend – Upstream Color an intriguing looking film that doesn’t follow a linear narrative. at IFC. $13.50
8. FOOD: Sat 4/6 & Sun 4/7  – Smorgasburg returns to Williamsburg on Saturdays, at the adjacent location at East River State Park, and Sundays in Dumbo. 10am to 6pm. FREE
9. BOOKS/READINGS:  Sat 4/6 & Sun 4/7 – Anarchist Book Fair with readings, workshops & films. LES. 10am to 9pm. FREE
10. FOOD:  Sat 4/6 – SoHA Square Grand Opening. South Harlem’s Neighborhood Market Place. 10am to 6pm. FREE
11. ART/PERFORMANCE:  Sat 4/6 – Swell Sound & Vison Festival: features digital projections, provocative performances and interactive installations offering multiple opportunities for audience participation. 8pm. Williamsburg. $10
12.THEATER:  All weekend – Shaheed: The Dream and Death of Benazir Bhutto. $25 and up.
13. CREATIVE THINKING/ART/FUN: Sat 4/6 – Load OUT A Reuse and Repurposing RIOT. an afternoon of repurposing and recycling activities that showcase creative thinking about sustainability and the arts! 12 to 3pm. $5.
14. ART/TALK/TOUR:  Sun 4/7 – Breakfast with artist Jon Kessler at Swiss Institute and tour “The Web” installation with him. 12pm. $7 with RSVP
15. ART/VIDEO/FUN: Sun 4/7 – Abstract Currents: An Interactive Video Event with DJ Tamaryn at MoMA. 8:30pm to 11:30pm.  $18
16. MUSIC:  Sun 4/7 – Bonjour: music that freely crosses the boundaries between pop, minimalist and contemporary. 2 to 3pm. Suggested donation $5
17. MUSIC: Sun 4/7 – Sophie Auster sings her moody jazz- and post-punk-informed songs. 7:30pm $12.
18. ART/PARTICIPATORY: Sun 4/7 – Anarko Art Festival on the LES. Live collaborative multimedia art experience, both immersive and participatory. 7 to 11:30 pm FREE
PLUS…
>>MUSIC: Sun 4/7 – Yeah Yeah Yeahs – Xray Eyeballs at Webster Hall. 8pm $30 (Sold Out, but you never know if people are selling tickets…)
>>ART: Fri 4/5 – David Scanavino opening reception at Klaus Von Nichtessagend Gallery. 6 to 8pm. Exhibit up through 5/12. FREE
>>COMEDY: Wednesday 4/10 – Stef Comedy Jam at Launch Pad. Comedian Stephan Mark plus Free Beer and Pizza. 9pm to 4am

One Response to “NYC Culture on the Cheap: Weekend 4/5”

  1. quandlm April 5, 2013 at 9:28 am #

    A reblogué ceci sur quandLM and commented:
    You’re in New York !!! that’s for you …

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