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February 29, 2024. Free shows, free concerts, free movies, free tours, free readings, worshops, lectures, etc.  are New York's best kept secret! Learn all about it and do not miss the unique opportunities that only New York provides: NYC never ceases to amaze you with quantity and quality of its free culture and free entertainment whether it's day or night, weekday or weekend, summer or winter, spring or fall, January or June, May or September. If you are looking for inexpensive things to do and where to go in Manhattan today, tonight, tomorrow, or any other time, or any other day of any week - you came to the right place: just click on any day on the calendar dispayed on the every page of our site and you will see how many events you can attend in Manhattan free of charge on that very day.

New York's cultural scene is at its busiest in October and March (and the same goes for free events, free things to do), but other months of the year still offer incredible amount of high quality, off the beaten path, unique free events, free things to do which will take your breath away! So if you looking for something to do in April or November, December or February, you will find tons of free things to do, free events to go to. (In June, July and August lots of those free events take place outdoors, of course).

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Where else but in New York City can you listen to a world-class musician, discuss a book with a famous author, take a part in poetry reading, have a glass of wine at an art exhibition opening, and all that on the same day, and all that free of charge, and all of that on any day of the year, whether it's December or July, April or November!

The trick is to know about those free events, free things to do BEFORE they happen, not after the fact. That's where Club Free Time comes in handy! Become a Club Free Time member and start using these unique New York City (NYC) opportunities today, February 29, 2024!

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Club Free Time is your perfect guide to Free Entertainment and Free Culture in the City That Never Sleeps.

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Free things to do, free events that take place in New York City every day of the year are truly amazing. So if you're looking for something interesting to do today (February 29, 2024) or on any other day of the year don't miss those free-of-charge opportunities that only New York provides! You can find lots of high quality, off the beaten path, unique free events, free things to do which will take your breath away!

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In addition to providing information about free events, free things to do in New York City (NYC), Club Free Time offers its members complimentary tickets to classical music concerts, dance performances and theater: when a producer wants that special buzz of the 'full house' - Club Free Time members are welcomed for their enthusiasm and sophistication!

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Experience an entirely new perspective on New York. 'Open up a whole new cultural world... in one of the most vibrant capital cities in the world, sampling cultural delights beyond anyone's wildest dream.' Rupert Parker, journalist, photographer, cameraman, and TV producer
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The quality and quantity of
free events,
free things to do
that happen in New York City
every day of the year
is truly amazing.

So don't miss the opportunities
that only New York provides:
stop wondering what to do;
start taking advantage of
free events to go to,
free things to do in NYC
today!

Lecture | The Courtesan and Her Bandit: Love, Lies, and Literature in Baroque Italy (online)

Thursday, November 16, 2023, 6:00 pm

Free

In 1881, the literary critic Costantino Arlia wrote a brief, but enraged, response to a recent favorable biography of the seventeenth-century singer, courtesan, and prolific writer Margherita Costa. Particularly irksome to Arlia was the fact that Costa had also won the praise of no less a judge than the esteemed Florentine librarian Antonio Magliabechi, who applauded the "singular talents" on display in her fourteen publications and the support she enjoyed from patrons like the Medici and the Barberini. Arlia's essay, entitled "Un bandito e una cortigiana letterati" (A bandit and a courtesan, literati), vehemently dismissed Costa on moral grounds and attributed her publications - which he deemed scandalously unfit for readers - to her paramour, the bandit Tiberio Squilletti.

Through extensive archival research, this talk traces the real but tumultuous relationship between the infamous bandit and one of the most unusual and accomplished women writers of Baroque Italy, situating questions of agency, legitimacy, and authorial audacity across the Italian peninsula and throughout the pages of Costa's works.
Speaker: Jessica Goethals.

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