thru 5/27: goodnight house: as margaret wise brown’s beloved children’s book goodnight moon nears its 75th anniversary, a group of 14 contemporary artists has come together to bring the story to life in an exhibition at fort makers studio (les). free (rsvp). >>
thurs 6pm: digital drink + draw: portraits: relax, get inspired, and connect with other creatives as you drink and draw with artist and afam educator natalie beall. examining works by self-taught artists mose tolliver, emily eastman, and others, beall will offer drawing prompts and explore different artists’ approaches to portraiture. presented by the american folk art museum. online, free (donations welcome). >>
thurs 6:30pm: the evolution of psas on nyc transit: attention: learn about the history of public service announcement posters from the 1870s to today during a talk by ny transit museum associate curator jodi shapiro and poster house chief curator angelina lippert, who’ll delve into the evolution of psa messaging, how nyc buses and subways use psas to communicate with passengers, and what the future holds for the medium. presented by the ny transit museum. online, $10. >>
thurs 7pm (+ 4/8): coney island history show + tell: share an item of personal or historical significance related to coney island history–or simply join in the collective nostalgia–during an interactive reminiscence event led by tricia vita and neter antoine of the coney island history project. online, free. >>
thurs 7pm: battery dance festival: canadian voices in dance: new york city’s longest-running free public dance festival heads north for a celebration of canadian dancers and choreographers, featuring performances by the national ballet of canada, rubberband, citadel + compagnie, and more. online, free. >>
sponsored: thurs 7:30pm (thursdays thru may): totally true things: a socially conscious storytelling show: jude treder-wolff hosts this live-streaming series in which performers share true stories that focus on mental health, medical challenges, and social issues, then chat with an expert on the topic. tonight: ‘second helping,’ written and performed by kelli dunham (moth mainstage, risk!, story collider), an account of how a life-changing medical challenge reveals what she discovered in her struggle to ask for help. online, $12 (save 15% with promo code ‘skint15’). >>
thurs 8pm: filth comedy show: get down and dirty with comedians courtney maginnis and casey james salengo as they interview fellow comics and get them to share their sexy/gross/embarrassing stories and jokes. tonight’s lineup includes xasmin garza (sirius xm), myka fox (comedy central), nate macintosh (fallon), joyelle johnson (crashing), and tim mclaughlin. online, $5. >>
thurs 8pm: broadway’s best shows series: spotlight on plays: catch a star-studded series of virtual readings of some of broadway and off-broadway’s most popular plays. tonight: larissa fasthorse’s the thanksgiving play, directed by leigh silverman and featuring bobby cannavale, keanu reeves, heidi schreck, and alia shawkat. online, $15 (proceeds will benefit the actors fund). >>
thurs 9pm (monthly): at home film festival: mockumentary edition: comics and creators share homemade shorts inspired by the mockumentary genre during an evening curated and hosted by comedians ashley brooke roberts and sarah tollemache. online, donation based admission (proceeds will benefit planned parenthood). >>
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fri thru 6/27 (fri-sun 11am-3pm): asia society triennial part 2: we do not dream alone: the second installment of asia society’s inaugural triennial features more than 30 contemporary asian and asian diasporic artworks across the mediums of painting, sculpture, installation, video, and performance, along with online artist talks and forums. asia society museum (ues), free (timed ticket reservation required). >>
fri thru 4/11 (fri-sun): mia wright-ross: a moment to breathe: leather artisan and museum of arts and design fellow mia wright-ross debuts a new installation weaving together leather tapestries, performance, film, and the rhythmic sound of a sewing machine needle to explore how we heal from grief. museum of arts and design (columbus circle), $18 general. $14 seniors, $12 students, $9 thursdays 4-7pm. >>
fri 8pm: hedwig and the angry inch sing-along: channel the glam rock star you were born to be and sing along as secretformula streams john cameron mitchell’s 2001 movie-musical. online, $5. >>
sat thru 4/30: rockefeller center flag project: following a call for submissions last month, rockefeller center unfurls a publicly-sourced art installation featuring 83 newly-designed 8-foot by 5-foot flags showcasing photographs inspired by nyc. in addition, a handful of flags have been designed by guest photographers including kwame brathwaite, renee cox, ran goldin, susan meiselas, duane michals, and more. rockefeller center (midtown), free. >>
sat + sun 11am-7pm: the women’s makers show: a lineup of 40 local, women-owned businesses will set up shop at city point (downtown brooklyn) selling accessories, apparel, art, and more. >>
sat 12pm: william shatner virtual experience: go boldly where no fan has gone before during a livestream q+a and virtual photo op session with star trek’s original captain kirk, william shatner. online, free (photo op sessions, one-to-one chats, and autographs are available for purchase). >>
sat 7:30pm: secretformula cinema: they live: play and drink along to john carpenter’s 1988 cult classic about an aimless angelino (‘rowdy’ roddy piper) who discovers a pair of sunglasses that show him the world as it truly is–dominated by mind-controlling aliens–during secretformula’s streaming watch party. online, $8. >>
sat 8pm: jurassic park… entirely from memory: blindly-cast ten bones theatre company performers will attempt to recreate the story of the 1993 film using only what they can remember from watching it once recently. as the chaos ensues, they’re challenged to create ‘deleted’ scenes and follow assigned rules about their characters. presented by littlefield. online, $5 suggested donation. >>
sun 1-7pm: women’s history month socially-distanced pop-up shop: support local women-owned businesses when you shop for beauty, skincare, and hair care products, candles, clothing, decor, and more at new women space (east williamsburg). free. >>
sun 3pm: happy birthday, joey ramone!: a raucous roster of rockers including the futureheads’ barry hyde, art brut’s eddie argos, we are scientists, wheatus, buffalo tom’s bill janovitz, kimya dawson, and more pay tribute to the ramones frontman on what would have been his 70th birthday. online, pay-what-you-can (donations will be donated to ocd and lymphoma research charities). >>
sun 7pm (ends today): brave new works 2021: zoom: brave new world repertory theatre presents three new plays that focus on police brutality and neighborhood reform. tonight: go down, moses by dana leslie goldstein. online, free ($15 suggested donation). >>
sponsored: get tickets to the green room 42’s rooftop movie musicals series: cats, chicago, west side story, and more screening 4/1-5/20. $20 ticket includes a $10 food + beverage credit (plus ticket fee, reg. $24.25). >>
our roundup of 40 ongoing events: flea markets, outdoor art, soundwalks, and more. >>
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 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