Weekly Entertainment Calendar - Dec. 31 to Jan. 6
by Jennifer Khedaroo
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Nelly, known for his classic hits such as ‘Hot in Herre,’ will perform at Resorts World Casino on New Year’s Eve.
Nelly, known for his classic hits such as ‘Hot in Herre,’ will perform at Resorts World Casino on New Year’s Eve.
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Art

How Cats Took Over the Internet- Exhibition - Thurs, Dec. 31, All day - The Museum of the Moving Image presents “ How Cats Took Over the Internet”. This exhibition, which includes screenings and live events, looks at the phenomenon of cats online and how they have transfixed a generation of web users. | Museum of the Moving Image, 36-01 35 Ave, Astoria

“Impressionism and the Caribbean: Francisco Oller and His Transatlantic World” - Fri, Jan. 1, 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

“American Home” - Sat, Jan. 2, 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

Zhang Hongtu - Sun, Jan. 3, 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’

“Personal Correspondents: Photography and Letter Writing in Civil War Brooklyn” - Wed, Jan. 6, 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

Music/Dance

NYE Party featuring Nelly - Thurs, Dec. 31, 9 pm - Nelly, a two-time Grammy Award winner, will perform his chart-topping songs, “Hot In Herre,” “Ride Wit Me,” “Country Grammer,” and more on the Central Park Event Space Stage. Guests will be treated to a champagne toast, party favors, a complimentary photo and a balloon drop when the clock strikes midnight. Hip-hop sensation Silento will keep the music flowing at Bar 360 with his smash-hit single “Watch Me.” High-energy party, rock and dance band 12X and DJ Lodato, one of New York City’s premier DJs, will also be on hand to keep the party going. Partygoers at Bar 360 will be given celebratory favors and a glass of champagne to sip as the ball drops. |Resorts World Casino, 110-00 Rockaway Boulevard, Jamaica

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

Twelfth Night - Thurs, Dec. 31 to Sun, Jan. 3, Times vary - The Swiftly Tilting Theatre Project produces William Shakespeare’s comedy with original music. In this version, the characters inhabit a modern jazz club, drinking, partying, singing, and playing pranks in their quests to find love. $12. Check secrettheatre.com for more info| The Secret Theatre, 44-02 23rd St., LIC

Reggae Retro 1st Saturdays Party - Sat, Jan. 2, 11 pm - The underground reggae show features music from DJ Jase, DJ Silence, and Hypeman Guidance from Point Break Sound. | Littlefield, 622 Degraw St., Gowanus

ICE Benefit: Subway Moon 2016 - Sun, Jan. 3, 1 to 3 pm - A fundraiser for the Brooklyn music program. With performances by the Jazz Passengers (Roy Nathanson, Marc Ribot & Pete Karp) and ICE Junior & Senior Songwriters. | Littlefield, 622 Degraw St., Gowanus

Film

Disney Frozen in 3D - Thurs, Dec. 31 to Sun, Jan. 3 - Times vary - 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/Kids

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

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