SAT-SUN, 9/25-26: SKINT WEEKEND

saturday

extended thru 10/17 (fri-sun): envisioning 2001: stanley kubrick’s space odyssey exhibition at the museum of the moving image (astoria). $15 general, $11 students/seniors. >>

sat-sun 10:30am-5:30pm: brooklyn pop-up market at rockefeller center: shop for fashion, home goods, jewelry, children’s products, and more from a revolving group of local artisans at this curated bazaar taking place around the 18-foot kaws sculpture currently installed at rockefeller center. >>

sat (various times): free outdoor movies (weather permitting):
the boss baby: family business at cooper park (east williamsburg) >>
onward at seton park (bronx) >>
peter rabbit 2: the runaway at bayside fields (queens) >>
rebel hearts at green-wood cemetery >>
the sun is also a star at martin luther king, jr. playground (harlem) >>

sat (various times): madison avenue’s shop with your dog day: bring your proud pooch to the upper east side, where the humane society of new york will be hosting talks by veterinarians and a broadway dog trainer, free professional photos and illustrations of your pup, a pet adoption event, in-store happenings, and more. >>

sat (various times): nyc parks bocce tournament: have a ball at the annual nyc parks bocce tournament, where teams or individuals can compete in manhattan or the bronx to advance to the citywide championship on october 3. james j. walker park (west village), the arsenal in central park, and pelham bay park (bronx). free to compete or watch. >>

sat 10am-5pm: west 104th street block association yard sale: shop for pre-loved treasures including clothing, jewelry, household items, books, cds, dvds, paintings, antiques, and more from 60+ vendors at this annual neighborhood flea and fundraiser. outdoors at 104th st bet. west end ave + riverside dr., free admission. >>

sat 11am-2:30pm: free bike helmets: get head smart with a free bike helmet from the department of transportation, which is distributing the free protective gear at dewitt clinton park (midtown west). masks required during the fitting. >>

sat 11am-3pm: ‘faces of brooklyn’ photography event: have a professional portrait taken, either solo, with a partner, or with friends or family, and walk away with a free print at this launch/community event hosted by brooklyn-based view points photography and made possible through the city artist corps grants program, the new york foundation for the arts, and the new york city department of cultural affairs. the living gallery (bushwick), free admission. >>

sat 11am-7pm: vegandale festival: explore 100+ cruelty-free food and drink vendors at this annual vegan foodie fest. the $10 admission gets you entry to the grounds at randall’s island park, where you can then purchase food from a variety of vendors. >>

sat 12pm: poseidon’s parade: the mermaid parade may have been canceled this year, but the annual scaled-down, family-friendly poseidon’s parade makes its return to rockaway beach boardwalk for a summer send-off. $5 for marchers, free for spectators. >>

sponsored: sat 1-4:30pm, 6-9:30pm: staten island summer beer, wine + spirits fest: enjoy unlimited samples of beer, wine and spirits paired with live entertainment, food and interactive games at the staten island summer beer, wine + spirits fest. the extensive selection of brands includes staten island’s very own flagship brewery and vino divino winery, plus over 100 styles of other brands from around the country and world. special offer for the skint readers: get general admission tickets for just $19 (regularly $60) here. >>

sat 2-5pm: dance at brooklyn bridge park: take in two free dance programs with a view at brooklyn bridge park: current showcase (2-3:30pm) and mark morris dance group (2-5pm). free.

sat 2-7pm: block party at the garden: pathway to paris presents an afternoon of local climate action and entertainment featuring yoga, meditation, e-bike test rides, workshops, actions to take and more, plus performances by patti smith, adam amram family band, dj jonathan toubin and more. elizabeth street garden (nolita), free (donations welcome). >>

sat 3-6pm (film screenings at 6pm and 8pm): cecilia vicuña: insectageddon: as part of the high line’s annual horticulture celebration, artist cecilia vicuña presents a family-friendly festival of poetry, performance, art-making workshops, film screenings, and more celebrating insects and addressing the devastating loss of insect populations around the world. note: the high line has a timed-entry reservation system on weekends between 12 and 6pm. free admission. >>

sat 7:30pm: marcia belsky: 100 tampons: musician and comedian marcia belsky (comedy central) and friends dylan adler (hulu) and shalewa sharpe (hbo) join for a night of musical comedy, stand-up, and more. bring a period product of choice to donate to her village, a local organization that gets parenting and period items to people who need them. union hall (park slope), $15. >>

sat 8pm: game night with lady macncheese: drag performers put the ‘joy’ in ‘joystick’ during a night of drag, drinks, and arcade games at wonderville (bushwick). free admission. >>

sat 9pm: judy: free britney: nine drag performers trace britney’s journey from humble beginnings to pop superstardom at c’mon everybody (bed-stuy). $15 suggested donation benefits trans lifeline. >>

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Saturday, Sept. 25 at 6:30pm and 9pm
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sunday

sun thru 10/4: 16th annual brooklyn book festival: 140+ authors including rumaan alam, alison bechdel, melissa broder, talib kweli, viet thanh nguyen, naomi shihab nye, joyce carol oates, juan gabriel vásquez, and more are set to appear at this year’s hybrid book bash, which features more than 50 ‘bookend’ events, a children’s and ya day (10/2), and a literary marketplace and festival day in downtown brooklyn (10/3). various locations and online, free. >>

sun (various times): free outdoor movies (weather permitting):
one night in miami at herbert von king park (bed-stuy) >>
summer of soul under the k bridge park (greenpoint) >>
the edge of seventeen at carroll park (carroll gardens) >>

sun 11am-4pm: 15th annual brooklyn children’s book fair: bookworms from preschool through the middle grades can gather for a day of reading revelry at the brooklyn museum plaza (prospect heights), where 30 local authors and illustrators will present their latest storybooks, picture books, and graphic novels. free admission. >>

sun 11am-5pm: coney island brewery record fair: beats meet the beach, where coney island brewery will be hosting 20 tables of vinyl and music collectibles alongside their signature brews. free admission. >>

sun 5pm: an evening of comedy with al franken: before heading out on tour, comedian and former u.s. senator al franken presents an evening of comedy at intimate union hall (park slope). $8 adv, $10 door. >>

misc.

our roundup of 100+ ongoing events: shakespeare in the park, outdoor fitness classes, public art, flea markets, and more. >>

submissions

we know there’s no shortage of sources for news and safety updates. what is scarce is periodic distraction. so for the time being, in keeping with our efforts to support our performance and cultural community, the skint will be sending out periodic emails about local openings, event streams and other related resources to help occupy your time. if you know of something that might fit the bill, feel free to send us the details using the contact form on our website.

stay safe and healthy.

– the skint

THURS-FRI, 9/23-24: NEW YORK FILM FESTIVAL, JAKE GYLLENHAAL, NYPL EXHIBITION, AND MORE

thursday

thru 11/23: massive origami sculptures have taken over the garment district: larger-than-life origami-esque sculptures of coyotes, rabbits, a dog, an elephant, and a bear cub decorate broadway as part of the new whimsical, larger-than-life public art installation hacer: transformations. broadway between 36th + 39th streets. >>

thurs thru 10/2: winter film awards 10th annual international film festival: celebrate diversity in film at the winter film awards international film festival, showcasing the work of underrepresented artists from 28 different countries. this year’s program features screenings of 91 films in a broad range of genres, including shorts and features, documentaries, animated films, music videos, and web series, with a filmmaker q+a after each screening block, as well as free panel discussions and opening/closing night parties. cinema village (some panels and parties will be held at other locations), $12.50-$16.50 general, $5 students. >>

thurs thru mon: sixth annual game devs of color expo: get to know bipoc developers from around the world and their latest projects during this annual expo and conference, filled with talks, panels, networking sessions, playable demos, and more. online, $20+ (need-based tickets available upon request). >>

thurs thru sun: affordable art fair: the fall edition of the affordable art fair, showcasing original contemporary artworks starting at $100, will bring more than 70 local, national, and international exhibitors to the metropolitan pavilion (chelsea). $30. >>

thurs thru sat: project liberty experience: envision a world where you own and control your own data at this new immersive installation by media artist refik anadol. presented as part of the shed’s ‘unfinished live’ programming, the exhibit is connected with project liberty, an initiative dedicated to changing how the internet works and who benefits from the digital economy. the shed (hudson yards), free (rsvp). >>

thurs thru sat at 8pm (weekly): stand up à la mode: add something cool to your night out when the stand up à la mode comedy show takes the stage at local ice cream shops. thurs: tipsy scoop williamsburg (free admission, ice cream will be available for purchase); fri + sat: ample hills creamery gowanus ($10 admission includes a free small ice cream). >>

thurs 6pm: cuarteto guataca: shake it to the sounds of salsa and son montuno, performed live by the guataca quartet at belvedere plaza (battery park city). free. >>

thurs 6pm: jazz composer, vocalist, and saxophonist camille thurman performs at marcus garvey park’s richard rogers amphitheater (harlem). free. >>

thurs 7pm (quarterly): red ink reading series: the literary discussion series, focused on women writers past and present, returns with marie-helene bertino (beautyland), victoria chang (obit), julie klam (the almost legendary morris sisters), denne michele norris (electric literature), and qian julie wang (the new york times). hosted by michele filgate. presented by books are magic. online, free. >>

thurs 7pm: the 1980s improv challenge: three improv teams go head to head as they create scenes inspired by classic 80s movies, tv shows, music videos, standup comedy clips, and more. young ethel’s (park slope), donation-based admission. >>

thurs 9pm (ends today): sonic cloisters: the met’s site-specific electronic music series features producers performing concerts inspired by and set amidst the medieval architecture of the met cloisters. the series concludes tonight at the fuentidueña chapel with conclave. online, free. >>

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Staten Island Summer Fest is your all access pass to try beer, wine and spirits from around the world!

Enjoy a session at the Courtyard Staten Island Mall with your favorite local brew, exotic wine & craft spirit. Guests will enjoy unlimited samples of beer, wine and spirits for the session paired with live entertainment, food and interactive games.

The extensive selection of brands includes Staten Island’s very own Flagship Brewery and Vino Divino Winery, plus over 100 styles of other brands from around the country and world.

Special offer for the skint readers:
Get general admission tickets for just $19 (regularly $60) with promo code THESKINT

GET TICKETS NOW!

Staten Island Summer Beer, Wine and Spirits Fest
Saturday, September 25
Session 1: 1-4:30pm
Session 2: 6-9:30pm

Courtyard at the Staten Island Mall
(next to the Shake Shack)
2655 Richmond Avenue
Staten Island, NY 10314

21+ Only

friday

opens fri (ongoing): the polonsky exhibition of the new york public library’s treasures: traverse 4,000 years of history at the nypl’s first-ever permanent exhibition, a collection of 250 extraordinary cultural artifacts from the library’s archives, including thomas jefferson’s handwritten declaration of independence, the real stuffed animals that inspired the winnie-the-pooh stories, virginia woolf’s walking stick, and more. stephen a. schwarzman building (midtown), free (rsvp for timed tickets). >>

fri thru 10/10: 59th new york film festival: catch the latest films by pedro almodóvar, wes anderson, sean baker, jane campion, joel coen, ryusuke hamaguchi, céline sciamma, denis villeneuve, and more, as well as a series of free talks during film at lincoln center’s annual new york film festival. in-person and online, various prices. >>

fri thru 10/3: lungs harvest arts festival: ten days of art installations, music, theater, poetry, puppetry, workshops, and more fill community gardens throughout the lower east side and the east village during the 10th annual lungs (loisaida united neighborhood gardens) festival. free. >>

fri (various times): free outdoor movies (weather permitting):
cruella at lawrence virgilio playground (sunnyside gardens) >>
dora and the last city of gold at highbridge park (washington heights) >>
godzilla vs. kong at virginia park (bronx) >>
hands of stone at sunset park >>
in the heights at st. catherine’s park (lenox hill) >>
monsters inc. at conference house park (staten island) >>
poppea at mccarren park (williamsburg/greenpoint) >>

ri 6:30pm (+ 10/22): bang on a can music series: l’rain: multi-instrumentalist, songwriter, and vocalist l’rain headlines tonight’s installment of the bang on a can music series at the isamu noguchi foundation and garden museum (lic). $10 admission includes access to the galleries and garden. >>

fri 6:30pm: jake gyllenhaal in-person at screening of the guilty: stick around for a live, in-person q+a with the award-winning actor after you watch a screening of his latest film, antoine fuqua’s thriller the guilty. the paris theater (midtown west), $16 general, $14 students/seniors. >>

fri 8pm: nintendo dreamworld: take a walk down memory lane when you try out four experimental video games by nyc developers inspired by nintendo classics. wonderville (bushwick), free admission. >>

fri 8pm (monthly): drunk science: primates: crocked comedians compete to present the best ‘dissertation’ to a panel of real scientists at the drunk science show. tonight’s primates-themed edition, hosted by neuroscientist shannon o’dell with comedians joanna rothkopf (last week tonight) and jordan mendoza (ziwe), features biological anthropologist dr. megan petersdorf. littlefield (gowanus), $12. >>

fri 8:30pm (weekly): bitches brew comedy show: see what all the brew-ha-ha is about at this women-produced and hosted comedy show, returning to halyards (gowanus) with stand-up by khalid rahmaan (conan), caitlin peluffo (colbert), carolyn castiglia (lifetime), rohan padhye (npr), and more. free (a tip jar will be passed around). >>

misc.

our roundup of 100+ ongoing events: shakespeare in the park, outdoor fitness classes, public art, flea markets, and more. >>

submissions

we know there’s no shortage of sources for news and safety updates. what is scarce is periodic distraction. so for the time being, in keeping with our efforts to support our performance and cultural community, the skint will be sending out periodic emails about local openings, event streams and other related resources to help occupy your time. if you know of something that might fit the bill, feel free to send us the details using the contact form on our website.

stay safe and healthy.

– the skint

STATEN ISLAND SUMMER BEER, WINE & SPIRITS FEST – SAVE BIG ON TICKETS (SPONSORED)

Staten Island Summer Fest is your all access pass to try beer, wine and spirits from around the world!

Enjoy a session at the Courtyard Staten Island Mall with your favorite local brew, exotic wine & craft spirit. Guests will enjoy unlimited samples of beer, wine and spirits for the session paired with live entertainment, food and interactive games.

The extensive selection of brands includes Staten Island’s very own Flagship Brewery and Vino Divino Winery, plus over 100 styles of other brands from around the country and world.

Special offer for the skint readers:
Get general admission tickets for just $19 (regularly $60) with promo code THESKINT

GET TICKETS NOW!

Staten Island Summer Beer, Wine and Spirits Fest
Saturday, September 25
Session 1: 1-4:30pm
Session 2: 6-9:30pm

Courtyard at the Staten Island Mall
(next to the Shake Shack)
2655 Richmond Avenue
Staten Island, NY 10314

21+ Only

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