Weekly Entertainment Calendar - August 10 - August 17
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Catch the exciting annual Hong Kong Dragon Boat Race at Flushing Meadows Corona Park this weekend
Catch the exciting annual Hong Kong Dragon Boat Race at Flushing Meadows Corona Park this weekend

G.O.A.T. Again - Ongoing - This exhibit uses animal statues to examine how ego creates misplaced expectations in culture, politics and sports. Running until September. |Socrates Sculpture Park, 32-01 Vernon Blvd, LIC

Annual Members Exhibition: Going Places - Ongoing - Visual artist members of Flushing Town Hall show their work in this exhibition, which is a yearly tradition. Most artworks are for sale; proceeds support our Visual Arts programs, and local artists. Runs until September 10. |Flushing Town Hall, 137-35 Northern Blvd., Flushing

Truman Capote’s Brooklyn: The Lost Photographs of David Attie - Ongoing - In the spring of 1958 a young photographer named David Attie was led through the streets of Brooklyn Heights and to the Brooklyn waterfront by an unexpected guide—33-year-old Truman Capote. The images Attie took that day were to illustrate Capote’s essay for Holiday magazine about his life in Brooklyn. Decades later, these largely unseen photographs are being exhibited for the first time.| Brooklyn Historical Society Pierrepont, 128 Pierrepont St.

Self-Interned, 1942: Noguchi in Poston War Relocation Center - Ongoing - 'Curated by Noguchi Museum Senior Curator Dakin Hart, Self-Interned, 1942 brings together about two dozen works from the Museum’s collection, dating from before, during, and after Noguchi’s time at Poston, along with a substantial selection of archival documents. | Noguchi Museum, 9-01 33rd Road (at Vernon Boulevard), Long Island City

Commonwealth: Water For All - Ongoing; All day - In New York City, it’s easy to take water for granted. Water makes up more than 60% of our bodies, and while it is essential to life, increasingly we’ve come to think of it as a commodity to be bought and sold thoughtlessly. Highlighting the urgency of this issue, two recently acquired portfolios of prints developed by the Justseeds Artists’ Cooperative, We Are the Storm (2015) and Wellspring (2016), are presented with a selection of materials developed for the movement against the Dakota Access Pipeline at the Standing Rock Reservation in North Dakota. Commonwealth: Water For All is the third in a series of exhibitions that features contemporary expressions about water, its utility, and its preservation and consumption in dialogue with the Museum’s long-term display of the Relief Map of New York City’s Water System, a sprawling WPA project commissioned for the 1939-40 World’s Fair. | Queens Museum, Flushing Meadows Corona Park


Love 4 One Another - Thurs, August 10 - Noon - After touring with the likes of Michael Jackson, D’Angelo, Santana, and Stevie Wonder, three brilliant female Prince protégés carry on the icon’s legacy with a special live show. Free! | MetroTech Commons, 1 MetroTech Center, Downtown

Shakespeare in the Park - Thurs, August 10 - Children's Workshop @ 7pm; “Measure for Measure” performance starts at 8pm. | Cunningham Park, 196th Street & Union Turnpike, Oakland Gardens

2017 Waterfront Concert Series - Thurs, August 10 - 7:30 pm - D.B. Rielly & Band – Country. | Astoria Park Great Lawn, Shore Blvd & Hell Gate Bridge, Astoria

The Pack is Back! A Salute to The Rat Pack - Thurs, August 10 - 7:30 - 9:30 pm - Relive those days in Las Vegas with this great tribute to Frank, Sammy, and Dean! | George Seuffert Bandshell, Forest Park

Yestival - Fri, August 11 - 8 pm - Showcasing the history of one of the world’s most influential and respected progressive rock bands. Also featuring special guest Todd Rundgren and an opening set from Carl Palmer’s ELP Legacy honoring the magic of Keith Emerson and Greg Lake. Tickets start at $39. | Ford Amphitheater @ Coney Island Boardwalk, 3052 West 21st Street, Coney Island

Elvis Live in Concert - Sun, August 13 - 7:30 pm - Elvis Presley on the Big Screen Accompanied by Live Symphony Orchestra. Tkts start at $29.50| Ford Amphitheater @ Coney Island Boardwalk, 3052 West 21st Street, Coney Island


Kew Gardens Festival of Cinema - Through August 13 - An inaugural film festival designed to support independent Filmmakers. Featuring films in drama, comedy, horror, action/fantasy, experimental & animated.Visit www.kewgardensfestivalofcinema.com/ for schedules, venues and tickets.

Free Outdoor Movie: “Get Out” - Fri, August 11 - Themed cocktails and live music starting at 8 p.m.; movies start playing at 9 p.m. Don't forget to RSVP for free entry! www.ticketfly.com/event/1530253-get-out-2017-maspeth/ | Knockdown Center, 52-16 Flushing Avenue, Maspeth

Free Outdoor Movie: “Get Out” - Fri, August 11 and Sat, August 12 - 8 pm - Join us as the 40th Asian American International Film Festival returns with the best, most recent achievements in Asian/Asian American cinema. Free! | Flushing Town Hall, 137-35 Northern Blvd, Flushing

Movie Night: SING! - Tues, August 15 - 8 pm - Bring a chair or blanket. | Elmhurst Park, btwn Grand & 57th Avenues, Maspeth

Movies on the Green: Norm of the North - Wed, August 16 - 8 - 10 pm - Blankets and low profile chairs are welcome! Refreshments will be available for purchase. |The Shops @ Atlas Park, 8000 Cooper Avenue, Glendale


Summer Thursday: Play and Jam! - Thurs, August 10 - 3 - 7 pm - Come enjoy giant chess, connect four and other fun games, from 3-7 pm; the sounds of South America beginning at 5pm.|46th Street (Bliss Station) & Queens Blvd, under the 7 train, Sunnyside

Nature at Night: Family Edition - Thurs, August 10 - 6 pm - This two-hour program includes a kid-friendly nighttime nature walk with our expert naturalists and a behind-the-scenes tour of our Audubon Center. $7-$10 |Prospect Park Audubon Center & Boathouse, 101 East Drive, Prospect Lefferts Gardens

27th Annual Hong Kong Dragon Boat Race - Sat, August 12 and Sat, August 13 - Boat races, cultural performances, demonstrations, selection of international food.| Meadow Lake @ Flushing Meadows Corona Park

Flicks on the Beach: The Lego Batman Movie - Mon, August 14 - 7 pm - Bring a blanket! | Coney Island Beach near West 12th Street entrance

CityParks PuppetMobile presents Cinderella Samba - Tues, August 15 - 11 am - A contemporary twist on the classic “Cinderella” fairy tale. | Francis Lewis Park, 3rd Avenue & 147th Street, Whitestone

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