Entertainment Calendar - April 15
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Watch the classic film “Vertigo” on April 16 at BAM Rose Cinemas.
Watch the classic film “Vertigo” on April 16 at BAM Rose Cinemas.
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Listen to The Musica Reginae Baroque Orchestra perform classics on April 17.
Listen to The Musica Reginae Baroque Orchestra perform classics on April 17.
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Art

Junot Diaz - Thurs, April 16, 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. - Junot Diaz’s book “The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao” was recently named the best novel of the 21st century so far by BBC Culture. He hosts a talk and Q&A with Isaac Fitzgerald of Buzzfeed Books. | St. Francis College, 180 Remsen St., Brooklyn Heights

You are Here - Thurs, April 16, 12 p.m. - An exhibition illustrating design concepts for Flushing Meadows Corona Park. | Queens Museum of Art, 111-01 Corona Ave., Flushing Meadows Corona Park

“Yoon Lee: Recent Works” - Sun, April 19, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. - An exhibition featuring compile, almost three-dimensional large-scale paintings by the artist. | Pierogi Gallery, 177 N. Ninth St., Williamsburg

Masters of American Photography - Mon, April 20, 11 a.m. - The history of photography in the 20th century on loan from The Reading Public Museum. | Godwin-Ternbach Museum at Queens College, 65-30 Kissena Blvd., Flushing

One Flew Over The Cuckoo’s Nest - Tues, April 21, 8 p.m. - A play set in a mental ward the hell-raising hero Randle Patrick McMurphy and the totalitarian rule of Nurse Ratched. Inspired by the novel that was created into a film and won 5 Academy Awards. | The Chain Theatre, 21-28 45th Rd., Long Island City

Music/Dance

Soul Understated - Sat, April 18, 8 p.m. - A performance of songs from their latest EP featuring Mavis ’SWAN’ Poole. | BAM Cafe, 30 Lafayette Ave., Boerum Hill

The Musica Reginae Baroque Orchestra - Fri, April 17, 7:30 p.m. - Say goodbye to winter with two classic chamber pieces, Vivaldi’s Four Seasons and Bach’s 5th Bradenburg Concerto. | The Church in the Gardens, 50 Ascan Ave., Forest Hills

Queens Jazz Orchestra - Fri, April 17, 8 p.m. - Listen to a tribute to Tony Bennet and Ella Fitzgerald conducted by NEA Jazz Master Jimmy Heath. | Flushing Town Hall, 137-35 Northern Blvd., Flushing

El Sistema Day Concert - Sat, April 18, 4:30 p.m. - The Corona Youth Music Project and Queens Museum has come together to host their first El Sistema Day. The concert will feature orchestra students from Queens, Bronx, Manhattan and New Jersey. | Queens Museum of Art, 111-01 Corona Ave., Flushing

The Doo Wop Project - Sun, April 19, 3 p.m. - Listen to famous songs from the Crests, Belmonts and the Flamingos while learning how their music influenced artists like Amy Winehouse and Michael Jackson. | Queensborough Performing Arts Center, 222-05 56th Ave., Bayside

Film

Tsai Ming-Liang - Thurs, April 16, 10:30 a.m. - A film series by the Taiwan artist who represents the country’s Second Wave. | Museum of the Moving Image, 36-01 35th Ave., Astoria

Vertigo - Thurs, April 16, 4:30 p.m., 7 p.m., 9:40 p.m. - A screening of the classic 1958 film by Alfred Hitchcock, rare IB Technicolor print at 7 p.m. only. | BAM Rose Cinemas, 30 Lafayette Ave., Boerum Hill

New Narrative Experiences - Sat, April 18, 10:30 a.m. - An exhibition of virtual reality experiences, interactive films and participatory installations that give insight into a possible future where stories involve more than our eyes and ears. | Museum of the Moving Image, 36-01 35th Ave., Astoria

Family

Egg and Spoon - Sat, April 18, 10:30 a.m., 1:30 p.m. and 3 p.m. - An interactive performance taking children through the four seasons. Run through rain, watch stars glow and sleep on a blanket of snow! | BAM Fisher, 321 Ashland Pl., Fort Greene

Pop Up Audubon-Animal Clues - Sat, April 18, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. - Explore the aquatic habitats and learn about birds that make their home near water. | Prospect Park Audubon Center, Prospect Park

Hands-on History: Roads & Rails - Sat, April 18, 12 p.m. to 3 p.m. - Learn about transportation in the 19th century. Then, create your own toy horse to ride home! | King Manor Museum, 150-03 Jamaica Ave., Jamaica

3rd Annual Walk for Kids Growth - Sun, April 19 , 11 a.m. - The walk helps increase awareness of childhood growth disorders, early diagnosis and treatment. | Fountain of the Planets, Flushing Meadows Corona Park

Earth Day - Wed, April 22, 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. - An afternoon of hands-on workshops of starting flowers and herbs while also going on a spring garden tour with plant and backyard wild-life care tips. | Voelker Orth Museum, 149-19 38th Ave., Flushing
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