Weekly Entertainment Calendar - January 19 - January 26
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Listen to the Gustavo Casenave Quartet perform jazz, classical and tango at Flushing Town Hall.
Listen to the Gustavo Casenave Quartet perform jazz, classical and tango at Flushing Town Hall.
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Art

“Marilyn Minter: Pretty/Dirty” - Thurs, Jan. 19 - 11 am - 10 pm - The iconic feminist artist’s first retrospective, highlighting her technical virtuosity and examination of some of our deepest cultural impulses, compulsions, and fantasies. |Brooklyn Museum, 200 Eastern Pkwy., Prospect Heights

“Iggy Pop Life Class” - Fri, Jan. 20 - 11 am - 6 pm - Artist Jeremy Deller used the traditional life-model drawing class to stage a performative event with musician and personality Iggy Pop as model and subject. Come see the results! |Brooklyn Museum, 200 Eastern Pkwy., Prospect Heights

EAF16: Emerging Artist Fellowship Exhibition - Ongoing until March 13; All Day - The annual Emerging Artist Fellowship Exhibition (EAF) is a cornerstone of Socrates Sculpture Park’s visual arts programming, widely acclaimed for the ambition, breadth, and innovation of selected contemporary works. A singular opportunity for rising artists to experiment with ambitious, large-scale public art, EAF provides 15 artists with an open studio, monetary support, and institutional guidance. Diverse in subject, materials, and approach, each site-specific work addresses social, ecological, or political issues that are pertinent to the past, present, and future of the park as it celebrates its 30th anniversary year. | Socrates Sculpture Park, 32-01 Vernon Blvd, Long Island City

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

Mierle Laderman Ukeles: Maintenance Art - Ongoing until Feb. 19; All day - Since the late 1960s, Mierle Laderman Ukeles’ performances, sculptural installations, and writing have explored issues profoundly important to society today: the role of women in society, cultures of work and labor, and urban and community resilience. Her MANIFESTO FOR MAINTENANCE ART 1969! laid out the hidden, yet essential role of maintenance in Western society—and the radical implications of actively valuing rather than dismissing or hiding it | Queens Museum, Flushing Meadows Corona Park

Music

Club d’Elf Album Release Party - Fri, Jan. 20 - 8 pm - The dub-jazz collective celebrates the release of "Live At Club Helsinki," with special guests Hassan Hakmoun and Mat Maneri.|Roulette, 509 Atlantic Ave., Boerum Hill

Gustavo Casenave Quartet featuring John Patitucci - Sat, Jan. 21 - 7:30 pm - Multiple Grammy Nominee, Steinway Artist, ACE Awardee, pianist and composer Gustavo Casenave, presents his eclectic quartet featuring legendary jazz bassist John Patitucci, performing Casenave’s original chamber jazz, tango, and classical works. They will be joined by cellist Sachi Patitucci and violinist Nick Danielson for an adventurous and memorable evening of passionate music and talent.

Free for teens between ages 13-19 with school ID. |Flushing Town Hall, 137-35 Northern Blvd., Flushing

Film

“The Jackie Robinson Story” - Fri, Jan. 20 - 10 am - Part of the BAM Senior Cinema lineup. The biography of Jackie Robinson—the first black major league baseball player in the 20th century—traces his career in the negro leagues and the major leagues. | BAM Rose Cinemas, 30 Lafayette Ave., Fort Greene

Brooklyn Human Rights Film Festival - Thurs, Jan. 26 - 6 pm - Join Amnesty Brooklyn at a screening of short films and panel discussions that focus on human rights and social justice. | Made in NY Media Center, 30 John St.. Dumbo

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