Seen & Heard: Sickest snowflakes ever at pop-up on Warren

The pop-up store just east of the German School of Manhattan – On the Fringe — has an exhibit up by Chelsea Hrynick Browne, whose paper cut outs are colorful and complex and a bit mind-bending: she makes them all with scissors from old magazines; some were made while she lived on Duane Street – possibly from your old recycling. (Below, Browne working on an installation for Wyckoff Heights Medical Center in BK.)
The owner, Afrim Jashari, has a three-year lease with GSM, and plans to offer art exhibits, women’s and men’s fashions and potted plants from Floricity.


The Fred Astaire Dance Studio on Broadway is hosting an open house on Jan. 24 from 7 to 9p. Stop by for a free 45-minute class plus an hour of practice and a party with instructors following the lesson.


Live music harmonies will be set to classic black and white silent films from the 1920s during a three-day event at the Winter Garden, curated by longtime Radio WNYC host and music aficionado John Schaefer. All showings at 7:30p.
Wednesday, January 30: The Kid (1921) with Marc Ribot
In Charlie Chaplin’s first full-length film as a director, Chaplin plays a petty criminal who finds and raises an abandoned baby as his own.The score for The Kid was commissioned by the New York Guitar Festival and premiered at Kaufman Music Center’s Merkin Hall in January 2010.
Thursday, January 31:Nosferatu (1922) with Irene and Linda Buckley (US Premiere)
Directed by F. W. Murnau, Nosferatu continues to be one of the most influential horror films of all time featuring actor Max Schreck as the iconic vampire villain Count Orlok.
Friday, February 1: Underworld (1927) with Alloy Orchestra
Josef von Sternberg’s crime drama Underworld helped launch an American obsession with the organized crime-heist movie genre after winning the Oscar for best screenplay at the very first Academy Awards in 1927.


Cincinnati artist Charlie Goering “Without Definition (Attempts at Clarity)” includes paintings that span two recent and distinct bodies of work. Opening Reception Thursday, Jan. 24, 6 to 9p, and up through Feb. 28, at 41 N. Moore St.


Spotted by Barbara T. with photo evidence from D.: a sign for Freeman’s Sporting Club at 508 Canal between Greenwich and Washington (in the old Canal Street Playhouse space and current Canal Inn). More after they fill me in this week.