A Starving Artist’s Guide to Arts Events This Weekend: March 28 to 31

Stay entertained this weekend for $20 or less.

Activists Marcella Gilbert (Oohenumpa and Ihanktowan Bands of the Lakota and Dakota nations) and Madonna Thunder Hawk (Oohenumpa Lakota, enrolled citizen of the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe), in the documentary "Warrior Women." (Photo by John G. Larson, courtesy of NMAI)

Spring has finally sprung, people! This is not a drill! Go outside and do stuff!

Steinhardt’s “Opera Now: Three to See” at Provincetown Playhouse, March 28 – 31
Come see Tisch and Steinhardt faculty and students put on a program of three new one-act operas. Presented by the Steinhardt Program in Vocal Performance in collaboration with Tisch’s Opera Lab.
Time: various
Location: 133 Macdougal St., Manhattan [Greenwich Village] Price: $5 for NYU students, faculty and staff (limit 2 per ID)

Closing weekend of Andy Warhol at the Whitney Museum of American Art, through March 31
Explore the Whitney’s hugely popular and widely acclaimed exhibit of work by the leading figure of the pop art movement — his first full retrospective in three decades — on its final weekend. The museum opens daily at 10:30 a.m. — get there as early as possible to beat the line.
Time: various
Location: 99 Gansevoort St., Manhattan [Meatpacking District] Price: museum admission free for NYU students with NYU ID

Native Cinema Showcase at the National Museum of the American Indian, March 29 – 31
The New York branch of the NMAI, part of the Smithsonian Institution, is hosting screenings of 46 films, including features, shorts and music videos, by “Indigenous filmmakers of the Western hemisphere.” The opening film, “SGaawaay K’uuna” (“Edge of the Knife”), won Best Canadian Film at the 2018 Vancouver International Film Festival.
Time: various
Location: 1 Bowling Green, Manhattan [Financial District] Price: free

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NYC Feminist Zinefest at Barnard College, March 31
The 7th annual Feminist Zinefest at Barnard features and afternoon of talks, a POC zinemaker’s roundtable and a self-defense workshop. Tablers include dozens of artists and creators hawking their wares, as well as organizations like Shout Your Abortion and Unity and Struggle.
Time: Noon
Location: 3009 Broadway, Manhattan [Morningside Heights] Price: free

Spring Open House at MoMA PS1, March 31
To ring in a new season of exhibitions, the Long Island City-based contemporary art museum is putting on an entire afternoon of talks and performances by artists like Gina Beavers, Titus Kaphar, Zheng Guogu and Aïsha Devi. Part of the VW Sunday Sessions live performance series.
Time: Noon
Location: 22-25 Jackson Ave., Queens [Long Island City] Price: free

“Ellen Degenerous: Yep, I’m Still Gay” at Littlefield, March 31 (21+)

In this riotous parody of Ellen Degeneres’s iconic coming out during an episode of her eponymous sitcom in 1997, comedian Rachel Kaly’s alter-ego Ellen Degenerous performs a brand new, never-before-seen episode of the series. Featuring a gaggle of Brooklyn comedy’s best, including Ayo Edebiri, Edy Modica and more.
Time: doors at 7:00 p.m., show at 7:30 p.m.
Location: Location: 635 Sackett St., Brooklyn [Gowanus] Price: $8 plus fees in advance, $10 plus fees day-of

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