Weekly Entertainment Calendar - July 29
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In the mood for a spooky adventure? Learn about the hanuted histories of Astoria on July 30.
In the mood for a spooky adventure? Learn about the hanuted histories of Astoria on July 30.
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View exclusive artifacts from past New York fairs on August 1.
View exclusive artifacts from past New York fairs on August 1.
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Art

Behind the Curtain Collecting the New York Fairs - Sat, Aug. 1 - 12 p.m. to 6 p.m. - The exhibition will reveal little known artifacts and souvenirs drawn from national and regional private collections. | Queens Museum of Art, 111-01 Corona Ave., Flushing Meadows Corona Park, Flushing

Off the Grid - Fri, July 31 - 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. - The work of John Phillip Abbott, Beth Campbell, Kathryn Refi, and Ken Weathersby. Each of these four artists incorporate geometric elements in their work, hinting at the grid but veering off in imprecise and idiosyncratic directions. |Pierogi Gallery, 177 N. Ninth St., Williamsburg

Two Trees in Balance - Sun, Aug. 2 - 10 a.m. - Gabriela Albergaria’s work involving nature includes photography, drawing and sculptures. | Socrates Sculpture Park, 32-01 Vernon Blvd., Long Island City

Tobin Eason: Passion in Motion - Mon, Aug. 3 - 10 a.m. - Tobin Eason’s paintings are influenced by the dance performing arts scene in New York City. They depict the wide and varied emotions performing artists must portray when performing for an audience. Each work is a reflection of not only the dancer’s beauty aesthetically, but even more importantly, the required expression and passion to achieve artistic excellence. | A.R.T./NY South Oxford Space, 138 South Oxford St, Boerum Hill

The Rise of Sneaker Culture - Wed, Aug. 5, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. - Exploring the social history and cultural significance of the footwear, "The Rise of Sneaker Culture" exhibits approximately 150 pairs of sneakers from modest forms from the mid-nineteenth century to high-end sneakers of this decade. | Brooklyn Museum, 200 Eastern Parkway, Prospect Heights

Music/Dance

Theo Croker - Thurs, July 30 - 12 p.m. - Part of the 21st annual BAM R&B Music festival, which features a roster of both well-known and emerging musicians of R&B and world music.



Arena - Thurs, July 30 - 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. - In this installation dance piece by Walter Dundervill, performers engage in a practice of collective unconscious communication driving a series of sensory-based actions and rituals. | Jack, 505 Waverly Ave., Clinton Hill

Ryan Doyle - Thurs, July 30 - 6 to 8 p.m. - "Live At the Archway" presents guitar and percussion duo led by Ryan Doyle. | Archway Plaza, Water Street between Anchorage Place and Adams Street, Dumbo

Film

Vigilante - Thurs, July 30 - 4:30 p.m. - When gang members attack his wife and kill his son, a Queens factory worker joins up with an outlaw vigilante group and makes it his personal mission to clean up the streets. Part of BAM’s “Indie 80s” film series. | BAM Rose Cinemas, 30 Lafayette Ave., Fort Greene



Queens World Film Festical Flic Nic - Thurs, July 30 - 8 p.m. to 10 p.m. - A free outdoor screening. | Diversity Plaza, 74th Street & Roosevelt Avenue, Jackson Heights

Indiana Jones Screening - Thurs, July 30 - 8 p.m. to 10 p.m. - An outdoor screening of 'Indiana Jones and the Raiders of the Lost Ark.’ | St. Albans Park, Merrick Blvd, Jamaica

The 38th Asian American International Film Festival - Thurs, June 30, to Fri, July 31 - The best and most recent Asian American and Asian independent cinema from more than 30 countries, a variety of topical panels and workshops, industry mixers, staged readings, exclusive interviews, live performances, receptions and more. | Flushing Town Hall, 137-35 Northern Blvd., Flushing

Cold Conflicts/ Swedish Short Films - Tues, Aug. 4 - 7 p.m. - An outdoor movie screening. | Socrates Sculpture Park, 32-01 Vernon Boulevard, Long Island City

Family

Haunting Histories and Legends of Astoria - Thurs, July 30 - 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. - A spooky two-hour stroll through Astoria where you will visit lesser-known historical sites and will learn about unsettling tales of the neighborhood's grim and ghostly past. Meeting point will be released to ticket holders.

Rocket Park Recess - Fri, July 31 - 12 p.m. to 3 p.m. - Join the Rocket Park for scavenger hunts (with prizes!), demos, information and workshops about making health and fitness easy, fun and delicious. Learn helpful tips for a more healthy life, gain important skills for improving your fitness level, and join us in destroying the damaging myths surrounding food and exercise. | New York Hall of Science, 47-01 111th Street, Corona

Get Pop Cultured - Fri, July 31 - 7 p.m. - Oh the places you’ll go and the people you will see in this fantastic celebration of the Eye Guy himself, Dr. Seuss. Fun to be done with activities galore. | Barnes & Noble, 267 Seventh Ave. at Sixth Street, Park Slope

The Catskills Comes to Queens - Sat, Aug. 1 - 6 p.m. - A premier farm-to-festival gala where 20 restaurants will put their own culinary spin on the agricultural bounty of the Catskills, including grass-fed beef, heritage pork, farm fresh produce, and more. $95 plus online fee. | Flushing Town Hall, 137-35 Northern Boulevard, Flushing

Footloose the Musical - Aug. 6 at 7 pm; Aug. 7 & 8 at 8 pm; Aug. 9 at 3 pm - HCJ Teen Drama Group presents a product of a classic. $10 for adults and $8 for seniors & children. |Church of the Holy Child Jesus, MSGR. Murray Auditorium, 111-02 86th Avenue, Richmond Hill
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