Weekly Entertainment Calendar - May 7
by Jennifer Khedaroo
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Ever listen to music from France or Antigua? Listen to both at Flushing Town Hall on May 8.
Ever listen to music from France or Antigua? Listen to both at Flushing Town Hall on May 8.
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Go on a deep sea adventure with this family-friendly performance on May 9.
Go on a deep sea adventure with this family-friendly performance on May 9.
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Art

The Royal Blossom - Thurs, May 7, 12 p.m. - Renowned Korean folk artist Jai Choon Kim presents her Korean Folk Art for the first time in the United States. Her art, influenced by exquisite royal palace paintings of the Chosun Dynasty, focuses on natural elements such as flowers, insects and birds. | Flushing Town Hall, 137-35 Northern Blvd., Flushing

“Being and Nothingness” - Sat, May 9, 12 p.m. to 7 p.m.- Featuring work by painter and illustrator Deth P. Sun. | Grumpy Bert, 82 Bond St., Boerum Hill

Erika Verzutti - Sun, May 10, 11 a.m. - The artist will present a new body of sculptures and images using synthetic and organic materials.

Masters of American Photography - Mon, May 11, 11 a.m. - The history of photography in the 20th century on loan from The Reading Public Museum. | Godwin-Ternbach Museum at Queens College, 65-30 Kissena Blvd., Flushing

Extracts from Silent - Wed, May 13, 12 p.m. - A group art exhibition featuring contemporary artists and their 2d and 3d works. | ArtistRun Gallery, 36-31 22nd St., Long Island City

Music/Dance

Ostraka - Fri, May 8, 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. - Viol player Josh Lee and lutenists John Lenti and David Walker perform with soprano Molly Quinn. The program, Le Parnasse Francais: Virtuosic music for voice, viol, and lutes, includes works by Rameau, Guedron, Lully, Marais & Boismortier. | King Manor Museum, 150-03 Jamaica Ave., Jamaica

Global Mashup #3: Antigua Meets France - Fri, May 8 - 7 p.m. - Antigua’s Steel Pan musician Cheko and The Diamond Band join French band La Vie En Rose for a mashup of two cultures on stage. | Flushing Town Hall, 137-35 Northern Blvd.

Nimbus Dance Works: Ten Years - Fri, May 8, 8 p.m. - Chamber orchestra Now Ensemble lends live music to this anniversary celebration. There will also be a premiere of “Strange Fruit” as well as “Lynchtown” and its companion piece “Thistown.” | Brooklyn Acaedmy of Music, 30 Lafayette, Fort Greene

Lunasa- Sat, May 9, 7 p.m. - Celtic band featuring Cillian Vallely & Ryan McGiver play music featuring uilleann pipes and low whistle. | New York Irish Center, 1040 Jackson Avenue, LIC

Ballroom Dance Program - Wed, May 13, 6 p.m. - Free ballroom dance classes where students learn merengue, foxtrot, tango, cha cha and swing. | IS 96, 99 Avenue P, Sheepshead Bay

Film

The Lord of the Rings - Sat, May 9, 1 p.m. - The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King screening as part of the ongoing film series See It Big!| Museum of the Moving Image, 36-01 35th Ave., Astoria

Gringo Trails - Sat, May 9, 12 p.m. - A documentary showing the unanticipated impact of tourism on cultures, economies and the environment in countries across the world. | Nitehawk Cinema, 136 Metropolitan Ave., Williamburg

Ric Burns Documentary Screening - Wed, May 13, 7:30 p.m. - Weekly screening of a film by American filmmaker and writer Ric Burns. | The Diamond, 43 Franklin St., Greenpoint

Family/Kids

Art in the Garden: Nature & Science in Dialogue - Fri, May 1, All day - Artist Emily Barnett’s exhibit featuring quantum corrals, snake skeletons, nests and constellations. | Queens Botanical Garden, 43-50 Main St., Flushing

Ken Siegleman’s Poetry Outreach - Thurs, May 7 , 6:30 p.m. - A night of poetry for teens and adults featuring guest poets each week. | Barnes and Noble, 267 Seventh Ave., Park Slope

Ondin - Sat, May 9 -7 p.m. - A show that takes toddlers from the shore to the deepest part of the sea. They will discover marine creatures and fascinating world. | Flushing Town Hall, 137-35 Northern Blvd., Flushing

Jack and the Beanstalk - Sat, May 9 - 12:30 p.m. and 2:30 p.m. - The fairytale comes to life with puppets in this musical performance. |Puppetworks, 338 Sixth Ave., Park Slope

Festival of Colors - Sat, May 9 - 1 p.m. to 9 p.m. - A joyous celebration of spring with bands, food and great people. | C-PAC Cultural Performing Arts Center, 1020 E. 48th St., Flatlands

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