Cheap$kate: FREE events in NYC this weekend
Art Exhibits at David Zwirner gallery
Stop by the David Zwirner gallery in Chelsea Friday for the opening reception of three new exhibits. Peruse the gallery's three spaces and gaze at a series of oils on canvas from Toba Kheedori, photography from James Welling and two individual series - Pass the Peas and Can Studys - from Al Taylor. (Opening Friday, 6-8 p.m., FREE, Kheedori: 525 W. 19th St., Welling: 533 W. 19th St., Taylor: 519 W. 19th St., 212-727- 2070, davidzwirner.com)
NewSong Music's 'Songs in the Round'
Head over to the World Financial Center Friday afternoon to be serenaded during a leisurely lunch break. Fast-rising singer-songwriters Emily Elbert, Reed Waddle and Bryyn will perform in the NewSong Music's "Songs in the Round" at the World Financial Center Winter Garden. The three performers were all recent finalists in the Mountain Stage NewSong Contest, a showcase of emerging performing songwriters. (Friday, noon-2 p.m., FREE, World Financial Center Winter Garden, 220 Vesey St., artsbrook field.com)