NYC Culture on the Cheap: Weekend 9/14

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. 1. Art/Photography/Talks- Momenta Art presents Occupy Your BFF.Occupy Museums (Occupy Wall Street) will use the gallery’s resources to activate critical dialogue about the relationship between art and […]

NYC Culture on the Cheap: Weekend 9/7

Click to enlarge This weekend’s picks for free and cheap things to do in New York. From art exhibits, to music, dance, theater, food festivals and more, free or affordable September 7, 8, and 9, 2012.) 1. Theater- 20at20 Beginning Tuesday, September 4th, and running through Sunday, September 23rd, tickets for all 20at20 shows are only […]

NYC Culture on the Cheap: Weekend 8/31

Click to enlarge Here are our free and cheap suggestions for things to do this Labor Day weekend 2012 (August 31 to September 3) in NYC. We’ve included some staycation ideas as well as fun and easy day trips within an hour or two from New York via public transportation. 1. Music- AM & Shawn […]

NYC Culture on the Cheap: Weekend 8/24

Click on images to enlarge This weekend’s picks for free and cheap cultural things to do in New York. From art exhibits, to films, music, theater, food festivals and more, free or affordable August 24, 25, and 26, 2012.) 1. Art/Performance- Studio on the Street:Liz Magic Laser at Forever & Today, 141 Division St. Liz […]

NYC Culture on the Cheap: Weekend 8/17

Click to enlarge Our picks for free and cheap art, music, performance, and food events this weekend (August 17 through 19, 2012) in New York City: 1. Music/Dance/Food– Lunch Break lunchtime dance party; DJ Michna at Le Poisson Rouge with free lunch and vodka. Friday 8/17 at 1 to 2pm. FREE  21+ RSVP 2. Food/Music/Sport […]

NYC Culture on the Cheap: Weekend 8/3

Click to enlarge Our picks for free and cheap art, music, performance, and food events this weekend (August 3 through 5, 2012) in New York City: 1. Architecture – The Grand Tour each and every Friday throughout the year at 12:30 pm in the sculpture court at 120 Park Avenue, located at the southwest corner […]

NYC Culture on the Cheap: Weekend 7/27

Click to enlarge Some free and cheap (affordable) cultural events that look interesting to us for this weekend in New York City: 1. Street Art – Williamsburg Street Art Walking Tour 2-hour tour, Saturdays at 2:30 pm. Meets at N7th Street but  email hello@streetartwalk.com to reserve a spot and confirm details. $20 per person. Alternatively: […]

NYC Culture on the Cheap: Weekend 7/20

Click to enlarge Here are some of our suggestions for free and cheap cultural events in New York City this weekend: 1. Theater – Slowgirl by Greg Pierce, with Sarah Steele and Zeljko Ivanek, at Lincoln Center’s new Claire Two Theater. All tickets $20. Extended through August 5, 2012. 2. Art – Ghosts in the […]

NYC Culture on the Cheap: Weekend 7/13

Click to enlarge If you’re in New York City this summer weekend, there are more free and cheap things to do than time to do them. Here are just a few that look especially interesting to us…too bad we can’t be in more than one place at a time. 1. Art – The Yayoi Kusama […]

From the CollabCubed Archives

We’re taking a little summer blogging break this month. To keep you entertained, we’ve put together easy access links to some of our more popular posts in the past months but, of course, feel free to peruse instead by category using the drop-down menu in the right sidebar, or click on the ‘random post’ icon […]

Aldo Rojas: Social Conflicts

Click to enlarge I stumbled across Mexican artist Aldo Rojas’ work and really like the thinking behind it. Rojas is a conceptual artist who is interested in social conflicts and popular expression. His art deals with socioeconomic disparities. He likes to shake things up by bringing these quotidian examples of contrasts in economic levels from […]