Each week, ALL ARTS rounds up a selection of free performances and presentations taking place in New York City and beyond. Find this week’s top picks below.
“First Friday Movies We Love: ‘Knives Out'”
Ottendorfer Library, Manhattan
March 6; 12:30 p.m.
Have you seen “Knives Out” yet? Whether you have or not, New Yorkers have the chance to screen the whodunit thriller for free. The film, which features a dazzling wardrobe, stars Daniel Craig, Chris Evans, Ana de Armas, Jamie Lee Curtis and more.
“Geographies of Gender”
Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn
March 7; 5 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Join the Brooklyn Museum for an evening of live music, artist talks, curator tours, art-making, poetry readings and more. Titled “Geographies of Gender,” the program coincides with Women’s History Month. While the entirety of the evening is free, the museum suggests that guests arrive early for admission.
Kevin Nguyen: “New Waves”
Books Are Magic, Brooklyn
March 10; 7 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Join Kevin Nguyen as he discusses his debut novel, “New Waves,” with writer Hua Hsu. The book asks how well we actually know each other in the digital age and follows the friendship of tech workers Lucas and Margo.
Sam McKinniss: “Jonathan Taylor Thomas”
Through March 22
Portraits of Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen, Aliyah, Justin Bieber, Jonathan Taylor Thomas and other celebrities line the walls of painter Sam McKinniss’s current exhibition at JTT. The installation, which muses on the notion of “twinship,” marks the artist’s first showing at the gallery.
“Women’s History Month Exhibition: Graffiti and Street Artists”
Poe Park Visitor Center, Bronx
Through March 28
The Women’s History Month exhibition currently on view at the Poe Park Visitor Center shines a light on female graffiti and street artists. After visiting, guests can enjoy the warmer weather by strolling through the adjacent Poe Park.
Top Image: Cast of "Knives Out." Photo: Claire Folger.