NYC Culture on the Cheap: Weekend 1/25

Click on individual squares for official event page or use the corresponding numbered link below. This weekend’s picks for Free & Cheap things to do in NYC (1/25 to 1/27) in art, music, theater, film, performance, dance, architecture and general fun. 1. ART/FILM: 1/25 & 1/26 and through 2/9 – Francis Alÿs: Reel-Unreel. 20-minute film and […]

NYC Culture on the Cheap: Weekend 1/18

This weekend’s picks for Free & Cheap things to do in NYC (1/18 to 1/20) in art, music, theater, film, performance, comedy, architecture and general fun. Click through on the images above for their event page and more details, or use the links in corresponding numbered list below. FROM LEFT TO RIGHT, TOP TO BOTTOM 1. […]

NYC Culture on the Cheap: Weekend 1/11

This This weekend’s picks for Free & Cheap things to do in NYC (1/11 to 1/13) in art, music, theater, film, performance, comedy, architecture and general fun. 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 (numbers will be added […]

NYC Culture on the Cheap: Weekend 1/4

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 […]

NYC Culture on the Cheap: Weekend 12/21

Click to enlarge This weekend’s picks for free and cheap things to do (12/21 to 12/23) in NYC. Holiday-themed as well as end-of-the-world ones too. Cultural events in art, music, film, dance, theater, design, walking, food, and general fun! 1. Fri 12/21 in Music/Participatory/Fun – The Gaits: A High Line Soundwalk. 3 to 4:30pm. Turn your […]

NYC Culture on the Cheap: Weekend 12/14

Click to enlarge This weekend’s picks for free and cheap things to do (12/14 to 12/16) in NYC. Cultural events in art, architecture, music, film, dance, theater, design, walking tours, food, and fun! 1. Art – Henry Moore: Late Large Forms. Simply spectacular! Fri 12/14 & Sat 12/15 and through 1/19. 10am to 6pm. FREE […]

NYC Culture on the Cheap: Weekend 12/7

Click to enlarge Free and cheap things to do (12/7 to 12/9) in NYC. Cultural events in art, music, film, dance, theater, design, architecture, walking tours, food, and cool fun! Plus a smattering of holiday festivities. 1. Design – Art of the Book exhibit. Fri 12/7 & Sat 12/8. 11am to 6pm FREE 2. Music/Fun […]

NYC Culture on the Cheap: Weekend 11/30

Click to enlarge This weekend’s picks for free and cheap things to do (11/30 to 12/2) in NYC. Cultural events in art, architecture, music, film, dance, theater, design, walking tours, food, and fun! 1. Art – Egon Schiele’s Women. Fri 11/30 & Sat 12/1 and through 12/28. 11am to 5pm. FREE Also in Art – Lee […]

NYC Culture on the Cheap: Weekend 11/23

Click to enlarge Free and Cheap things to do in New York City this post-Thanksgiving weekend. Quieter than usual, with so many people out of town, but here are some possibilities to squeeze in, in lieu of, or in between, the shopping madness: 1. Walking Tour – Cross Park Promenade Tour. Discover many surprises in and […]

NYC Culture on the Cheap: Weekend 11/16

Click to enlarge Free and cheap things to do this weekend (11/16 to 11/18) in NYC. Cultural events in art, architecture, music, film, dance, theater, design, food and fun. 1. Art – Sinister Pop at the Whitney Museum focuses on the darker side of the 60s and 70s Pop art scene. All weekend, but pay-what-you-wish […]

NYC Culture on the Cheap: Weekend 11/9

Click to enlarge This weekend we suggest freely supporting, in a not-so-cheap way, any of the numerous Hurricane Sandy relief efforts throughout the city. You can donate your time, money, or supplies, but we challenge you to be proactive and for every fun thing you do this weekend, do at least another charitable or supportive […]

NYC Culture on the Cheap: Weekend 11/2

We will not be posting Culture on the Cheap this weekend. Power outages and limited transportation as a result of Hurricane Sandy are keeping things quiet. Hope that most of you are doing all right and safe. We expect that things will be relatively up and running in NYC by next week’s COTC post. Photo: […]

NYC Culture on the Cheap: HalloWeekend

Click to enlarge This weekend! Free and cheap things to do 10/26 to 10/28 in NYC. Cultural events in art, architecture, music, film, dance, theater, design, food and general fun. This week’s listings include a smattering of spooky Halloween-related events. 1. Design/Architecture/Talks – Designers & Books Fair 2012 is a live New York City event at […]

NYC Culture on the Cheap: Weekend 10/19

Click to enlarge Free and cheap things to do this weekend (10/19 to 10/21) in NYC. Cultural events in art, architecture, music, film, dance, theater, design, food and fun. 1. Design/Technology/Workshop – Making Things Possible: hands-on workshops and demos in 3D Printing (Makerbot plus more), metal lathes, and scrap-metal constructions at Story in Chelsea in […]

NYC Culture on the Cheap: Weekend 10/12

Click to enlarge Our picks for free and cheap things to do this weekend (10/12 to 10/14) in NYC. Cultural events in art, architecture, music, dance, theater, design, food and fun. 1. Music – It’s a little soon to think about the holidays but if you want to get tickets for Sufjan Stevens concert SurfJohn […]

NYC Culture on the Cheap: Weekend 10/5

Click to enlarge 20+ free and cheap things to do this weekend (10/5 to 10/7) in NYC. Cultural events in art, music, dance, theater, food and general fun. 1. Art/Performance – Art in Odd Places: artists’ work & performances take over unexpected public spaces all along 14th Street. All weekend and through 10/15. Opening reception Fri 10/5, […]

NYC Culture on the Cheap: Weekend 9/28

Click to enlarge Ay yay yay! So many free and cheap things to do in NYC this weekend and so little time. Here are over a dozen free and/or affordable cultural events in art, music, dance, theater, food and general fun for the weekend of 9/28/2012 to 9/30/2012. 1. Art/Design/Classes – From Photoshop and Dreamweaver […]

NYC Culture on the Cheap: Weekend 9/21

Click to enlarge This weekend’s picks for free and cheap things to do in New York. Affordable cultural events in art, music, dance, theater, food and general fun for the weekend of 9/21/2012 to 9/23/2012. 1. Art/Architecture- Tatzu Nishi’s very fun installation: Discovering Columbus (see post), an elevated living room surrounding the statue in Columbus […]