Cheap$kate: FREE events in NYC this week
‘Vietnam: The Real War’ Photography -- exhibit and book signing
Though there’s no way to fully depict what was seen by those involved in the Vietnam War, this exhibit provides a start. Showcasing images that tell the story of the war through the lenses of photojournalists gathered by The Associated Press in its Saigon bureau, the exhibit includes some of the most iconic shots of the war from more than 25 AP photogs also featured in the new book, “Vietnam: The Real War — A Photographic History by the Associated Press.” Stop by to view the exhibit and for a book signing by author Pete Hamill and Pulitzer Prize-winning AP photographer Nick Ut. The exhibit runs through Nov. 30.
(Thursday, 6-8 p.m., FREE, Steven Kasher Gallery, 521 W. 23rd St., 212-966-3978, stevenkasher.com)
Godard trailer program
Filmmaker Jean-Luc Godard not only made movies, he also cut many of his own trailers. These parallel films — including the trailers for “Breathless,” “Une Femme est une Femme,” “Pierrot le Fou” and more — will be on view at Lincoln Center Monday night in their original versions, projected in 35-millimeter, in French with English subtitles.
(Monday, 7 p.m., FREE, Francesca Beale Theater, Elinor Bunin Munroe Film Center at Lincoln Center, 144 W. 65th St., filmlinc.com)
Tenement Talks: Constance Rosenblum
Ever been curious about the personal lives of your fellow New Yorkers? Here’s your chance to get an inside look. New York Times reporter and former editor Constance Rosenblum will tell intimate stories about how New Yorkers live as she talks about her new book, “Habitats: Private Lives in the Big City.” Rosenblum will interview five New Yorkers, from 20-something to 90-something, about how they live for the event.
(Wednesday, 6:30 p.m., FREE, first-come, first-served, The Tenement Museum, 103 Orchard St. at Delancey, 212-982-8420, tenement.org/ tenement-talks.php)
From the drama-filled halls of high school in “90210” to the reality of marriage and motherhood, Tori Spelling is "Spelling It Like It Is" in her new memoir, which puts forth intimate details of her marriage to Dean McDermott, her third and fourth pregnancies, and her thoughts on letting cameras film nearly every aspect of her life. Spelling will be signing copies of the book this Thursday afternoon.
(Thursday, 1:30 p.m., FREE, Barnes & Noble Citigroup Center, 160 E. 54th St., 212-750-8033, bn.com)
The Love Boat, exciting and new. Come on over to Barnes & Noble — they’re expecting you. Stop by the Upper West Side location this Thursday evening to catch actor Gavin MacLeod, live and in person. MacLeod, captain on “The Love Boat” and currently global ambassador for Princess Cruises, will be talking about and signing copies of his new memoir, “This Is Your Captain Speaking: My Fantastic Voyage Through Hollywood, Faith and Life.”
(Thursday, 7 p.m., FREE, Barnes & Noble 82nd & Broadway, 2289 Broadway, 212-362-8835, bn.com)