Weekly Entertainment Calendar - April 12 - April 19
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Stop by the Queens Jazz Overground and enjoy a free day of jazz from performances to education resources to workshops.
Stop by the Queens Jazz Overground and enjoy a free day of jazz from performances to education resources to workshops.
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Art

The Sculpture of Gonzalo Fonseca - Ongoing until January 2019 - Sculpture by Other Means will occupy the Museum’s second-floor galleries. It includes several installations that allow visitors to experience ways that Isamu Noguchi’s Akari—a modular ecosystem of lightweight, collapsible paper lanterns—can create and transform space. | Noguchi Museum, 9-01 33rd Road (at Vernon Boulevard), Long Island City

A Passion for Tiffany Lamps - Ongoing; All day until April 30 - Austrian immigrants Dr. Egon Neustadt and his wife Hildegard were among the earliest collectors of works by famed American artist Louis C. Tiffany (1848-1933) and they played a critical role in reviving interest in Tiffany’s lamps in the mid-twentieth century. A Passion for Tiffany Lamps highlights the extraordinary scope of the Neustadts’ collection. Examples of Tiffany’s most iconic lamps – the Wisteria and Dragonfly – will be on view, along with unusual lamps produced in limited number, such as the Pond Lily globe and Peacock hanging shade. | Queens Museum, Flushing Meadows Corona Park

Ahmed Mater: Mecca Journeys - Ongoing until July 15 - Organized with unprecedented access to David Bowie’s personal archive, this exhibition explores the creative process of an artist whose sustained reinventions, innovative collaborations, and bold characterizations revolutionized the way we see music, inspiring people to shape their own identities while challenging social traditions. David Bowie is has been touring globally for the past five years and is taking its final bow at the Brooklyn Museum, providing an opportunity to view this one-of-a-kind material.

David Bowie is presents approximately 400 objects drawn primarily from the David Bowie Archive, including the artist’s original costumes, handwritten lyric sheets from famous songs, original album art, photographs, and videos, all tracing Bowie’s creative process from his teenage years in England through his last twenty years, when he resided in New York City. | Brooklyn Museum, Stephanie and Tim Ingrassia Gallery of Contemporary Art, 4th Floor, 200 Eastern Parkway

Maria Lassnig: New York Films 1970–1980 - Ongoing until June 18 - MoMA PS1 presents the world premiere of a series of experimental films the artist Maria Lassnig made in New York City in the 1970s. This presentation focuses on a selection of newly discovered and restored films that examine ways of looking and seeing bound up in bodily sensation. Newly restored by the Maria Lassnig Foundation in close collaboration with the Austrian Film Museum, these films incorporate animation, sound, and poetic voiceovers that encourage entry into the artist’s internal world. Maria Lassnig: New York Films 1970–1980 highlights both finished films and film fragments, all produced using 16mm, 8mm, and Super 8, comprised of live action footage, animated drawings, animated paper cut-outs, and documentary footage of the artist’s studio and her surroundings in New York. | MoMa PS1, 22-25 Jackson Ave, Long Island City

Music/Dance

Brooklyn Brewery Beer Mansion - Fri, April 13 & Sat, April 14 - Noon - 10 pm - A spectacle of beer, music, food and absurdity in our home borough! $65-$120 For more info, visit brooklynbrewerypresents.com | Weylin, 175 Broadway, Williamsburg

Broadway Valentine - Sat, April 14 - 3 pm & 8 pm - A jubilant celebration of the greatest loves song ever written for the Broadway stage by musical theater's most renowned composers. $20-$30 | Queens Theatre, 14 United Nations Avenue South, Corona

Tango Lovers' Gold Label - Sat, April 14 - 8 pm - Discover the passion and excitement of tango with World Champion tango Dancers. $30-$32 | On Stage @ Kingsborough, 2001 Oriental Blvd, Manhattan Beach

Queens Jazz OverGround - Sun, April 15 - Noon - 10 pm - An annual Jazz Fest. A free, day-long series of workshops that promotes jazz performance and education. Free! | Flushing Town Hall, 137-35 Northern Blvd, Flushing

NYHC Chronicles Book Vol #1: 1980-1989 Scanning Party/Screening - Sun, April 15 - 3 - 6 pm - Not the typical history of a local music scene but so much more. |Brooklyn Bazaar, 150 Greenpoint Avenue, Greenpoint

Brian Stokes Mitchell: Simply Broadway - Sun, Apr 15 - 3pm - Backed by a live band, join us for an afternoon of glorious song, from a nearly three-decade career on Broadway, including selections filled with hope, humanity and joy. $40-$50 | Queensborough Performing Arts Center, 222-05 56th Avenue, Bayside

Edmar Castaneda Quartet - Sun, April 15 - 3 pm - With special guest Gregoire Maret. Harp vs. Harp is an exciting duo featuring the unusual combination of harp and harmonica. $25-$40 | Kupferberg Center for the Arts, 65-30 Kissena Blvd, Flushing

Mendelssohn's Reformation Symphony - Sun, April 15 - 7:30 pm - Reformation Symphony #5 & Mozart's 2nd flute concerto performed by the Queensboro Symphony Orchestra. Free-will offering. | Mary's Nativity Church, 46-02 Parsons Blvd, Flushing

Film

Flashdance Drinking Game - Fri, April 13 - 11:59 pm - Drink along to the movie! Full guidelines will be provided at the event. $15| Videology, 308 Bedford Ave, Williamsburg

STEM Partnership Program: Green Screen 2 - Now thru April 27 - Students select a historical theme, design their sets and film their green screen story. For grades 3-6. Call for info: 718-752-3700 | Queens Library, 37-44 21st St, LIC

Family/Kids

Children's Carnival - Sat, April 14 and Sun, April 15 - 11 am- 6 pm - Step right up for a kids' carnival in our orchard! Enjoy a weekend of fun with carnival rides, hayrides, midway games, and prizes. Food vendors will be on the farm all day. $15|Queens County Farm, 73-50 Little Neck Pkwy, Floral Park

Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood: King for a Day - Sat, Apr 14 - 2pm & 6:30 pm - Daniel and all of his friends invite you for a brand-new adventure in Neighborhood of Make-Believe where Daniel learns just what it takes to be King. $30-$80 | Kings Theatre, 1027 Flatbush Avenue, Brooklyn

Myrtle Avenue Spring Street Festival - Sun, April 15 - Noon - 6 pm - Over 200 merchants, children's rides, game booths, food, entertainment, vintage buses. Sponsored by Myrtle Ave BID. | Myrtle Avenue from Wyckoff Avenue to Forest Avenue.

Doktor Kaboom's Look Out! Science is Coming! - Sun, April 15 - 1 & 3 pm - Doktor Kaboom is an over the top German physicist with a passion for science that knows no bounds. $14 |Queens Theatre, 14 United Nations Avenue South, Corona

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