Music

22 Sep 2010

Fall Downtown Festival: Stop Saying You Can’t Afford Arts Stuff

What do you get when you cross a cheapskate, over 30 arts events, and the dollar amount of the late fees you’ve racked up from renting “MacGruber”? The Fall Downtown Festival, of course! Eleven arts organizations that make up the Lower Manhattan Arts League are joining up to give you

Jill S. 0
20 Sep 2010

Win Tickets to See Kelli Rudick at Littlefield!

For those of you who’ve been following the site for awhile you know how enamored we are with Kelli Rudick. She’s just fucking brilliant. Really, seeing her live is something that changes your view of how the guitar can be played. Most people’s first reaction is, ‘œHoly Moses! Look at that girl’she

Broke-Ass Stuart - Editor In Cheap 0
18 Sep 2010

The Last Supper Art Festival & Charity Event

It’s true, broke people aren’t exactly leading the pack in charitable work. Sure you can volunteer, but when it comes to giving back, our pockets are often empty. So when an event comes around that combines art, music, film, booze, and supports a good cause, you can count me in.

Laura S - Spendthrift Scribe 2
16 Sep 2010

Feast of San Gennaro Kicks Off Tonight!

Are you ready for some cannolliiiiiiii!?!?! (Please read in the style of “Are you ready for some fooooootballll?!”). I sure hope so because today is the opening day of the 84th annual Feast of San Gennaro in Little Italy, the Italian festival that celebrates the patron saint of Naples and

Jill S. 1
15 Sep 2010

The Talking Heads As Told by Puppets

It’s pretty simple logic: two separate awesome things become more awesome when combined. Examples: tubbed frosting spread on a graham cracker, cross-breeds of dogs, puppets and the Talking Heads, etc. Sinking Ship Productions has nailed the later combination for their eighth installment of Puppet Playlist. Puppet Playlist is bi-monthly show

Kiley E - Ragamuffin Researcher 0
15 Sep 2010

Cheap Jazz: Hot Five at Dizzy’s Club Coca-Cola

I mostly go to the Time Warner Center because it’s fancy. Not fancy in a “Oh gawd I wish I knew how to match my clothes” but more fancy than most public spaces in NYC in that it’s extremely clean, there are often free hors d’oeuvres thanks to samples at

Jill S. 0
08 Sep 2010

See Dale Earnhardt Jr. Jr. (the Band, Not the NASCAR Guy) FREE Tonight

Waaaay back in April I told you about a Michigan-based band called Dale Earnhardt Jr. Jr. and I had a dream. My dream was selfish, but heartfelt: That Jr. Jr., whose demos had been on constant repeat on my iPod since I got my grabby grabby little hands on them,

Christy Jovanelly - Cheapskate Commentator 0