Weekly Entertainment Calendar - Dec. 24 to Dec. 30
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The popular family movie 'Frozen' will be shown in 3D at the New York Hall of Science.
The popular family movie 'Frozen' will be shown in 3D at the New York Hall of Science.
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Art

“Personal Correspondents: Photography and Letter Writing in Civil War Brooklyn”

Sat, Dec. 26 - 11 am to 6 pm - BHS’s photography and correspondence collection reveals the personal stories of Brooklyn soldiers and their families during the American Civil War, uncovering tales that are often moving, light-hearted, and tragic at the same time.| Brooklyn Historical Society, 128 Pierrepont St. at Clinton Street, Brooklyn Heights

“American Home” - Sat, Dec. 26, 11 am to 6 pm - Nadine Boughton’s collage pieces combine 1950s pulp adventure images with immaculate images of suburban homes from the same era. | United Photo Industries, 16 Main St. , Dumbo

“Impressionism and the Caribbean: Francisco Oller and His Transatlantic World” - Tues, Dec. 29, 11 am to 6 pm - An exhibition of celebrated Puerto Rican-Born painter Francisco Oller in transnational context, with paintings and works on paper by Oller, his predecessors, and his contemporaries in the Caribbean, Europe, and the United States.| Brooklyn Museum, 200 Eastern Pkwy., Prospect Heights

Zhang Hongtu - Wed, Dec. 30, All day - Featuring more than 90 objects, Zhang Hongtu showcases the artist’s multifaceted and unceasing creativity in diverse styles and media. The earliest works date from Zhang’s art studies as a youth in Beijing, and follow his life during Chairman Mao Zedong’s Cultural Revolution. Ongoing until February 28, 2016| Queens Museum, Flushing Meadows Corona Park’

Music/Dance

Annie - Sat, Dec. 19, 2 pm and 8 pm - Directed by original lyricist and director Martin Charnin, this production of “Annie” is a brand new incarnation of the iconic Tony-winning original. |Kings Theatre, 1027 Flatbush Ave. between Beverly Road and Tilden Avenue, Flatbush

The Monologue Bombs - Tues, Dec. 29 ; 6 pm - Scott Phillips tells musical stories while switching from piano to accordion to guitar. | Freddy’s Bar, 627 Fifth Ave., Greenwood Heights

New Year’s Eve Disco Extravaganza - Thurs, Dec. 31, 10 p.m.- 6 a.m. - Celebrate NYE with a bang! DJ Nicky Siano, in concert with Rochelle Fleming, Melba Moore, and DC LaRue will kick of the new year in a famous Coney Island ride. | The El Dorado, 1216 Surf Ave, Coney Island

Film

Gremlins - Fri, Dec. 25, 12 am - Never feed them after midnight! Part of the “Nitehawk Saves Xmas” film series! | Nitehawk Cinema,136 Metropolitan Ave., Williamsburg

The Wild Bunch in 70mm - Sat, Dec. 26, 3:30 pm - A cadre of aging outlaws, fleeing the authorities, attempts to make a final score for a Mexican general, but when things go awry, the gang finds itself in one of the wildest and bloodiest of screen shoot-outs. Screening. | Museum of the Moving Image, 36- 01 35th Avenue, Astoria

The Farce Awakens - Sun, Dec. 27, 3 pm - A day of “Star Wars” spoofs, including “Spaceballs,” “Hardware Wars,” and “The Star Wars Christmas Special.” | Freddy’s Bar, 627 Fifth Ave., Greenwood Heights

The Last Picture Show - Sun, Dec. 27, 7 pm - Bogdanovich emerged as a great American director with this lively and haunting elegy for the West, for movies, and for childhood, a coming-of-age saga about three high school friends stuck in a fading Texas town in the 1950s. Screening. | Museum of the Moving Image, 36- 01 35th Avenue, Astoria

Disney Frozen in 3D - Dec. 26 to Jan. 3, Families can watch everyone’s favorite winter animated movie, Disney’s Frozen, in 3D. Join Anna as she sets off on an epic journey, teaming up with rugged mountain man Kristoff and his loyal reindeer Sven, to find her sister Elsa, whose icy powers have trapped the kingdom of Arendelle in eternal winter. Encountering Everest-like conditions, mystical trolls and a hilarious snowman named Olaf, Anna and Kristoff battle the elements in a race to save the kingdom. This 3D animated film won the 2014 Academy Award for best animated feature film. Ongoing until Jan. 3 | New York Hall of Science, 47-01 111th Street, Corona

Family

Gingerbread Lane - Ongoing until Jan. 9 ; All day - Marvel at homemade gingerbread houses made entirely of edible gingerbread, royal icing and candy. The houses are drafted, designed, baked, planned, built and decorated by chef Jon Lovitch over the course of an entire year. GingerBread Lane has won the Guinness World Record for the largest gingerbread village for 2013 and 2014 and will compete for its third consecutive Guinness World Record this year. | NY Hall of Science, 47-01 111th Street, Corona

Claymation Creatures - Dec. 26 to Dec. 30, 2:30 p.m. - The loveable characters from Shaun the Sheep Movie become creative fodder for child-made critters in this workshop. Participants will create their own unique clay creature, then make a stop-motion animation with their character. Program duration: 60 minutes. Recommended for ages 5–12. | Museum of the Moving Image, 36- 01 35th Avenue, Astoria

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