Weekly Entertainment Calendar - Nov. 5 to Nov. 11
by Jennifer Khedaroo
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Learn about LIC’s cool arts and cultural scene on Nov. 8.
Learn about LIC’s cool arts and cultural scene on Nov. 8.
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View a celebrated film about Middle Village on Nov. 14.
View a celebrated film about Middle Village on Nov. 14.
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Art

“Impressionism and the Caribbean: Francisco Oller and His Transatlantic World” - Thurs, Nov. 5, 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

“Tokyo International Photography Competition” - Fri, Nov. 6, 11 am to 6 pm - United Photo Industries presents an exhibition of the winners of the third annual Tokyo International Photography Competition. Eight photographers from around the world were selected by an illustrious jury of photography experts; come see the winner’s exhibition!|United Photo Industries, 16 Main St., Dumbo

Zhang Hongtu - Fri, Nov. 6, 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 Par

Dark Bargain - Author Talk - Sat, Nov. 7, 3 to 5 pm - Author Lawrence Goldstone will discuss the content of his new book, ‘Dark Bargain: Slavery, Profits, and the Struggle for the Constitution.’ Free. | King Manor Museum, 150-03 Jamaica Avenue, Jamaica

Music/Dance

Rhythm Meets Gospel (Conjunto Kathari) - Sat, Nov. 7, 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. - A magnificent collaborative effort of Afro-Latino rhythms from the Caribbean joined with Gospel to create a musical extravaganza. Free. | Highland Avenue Church, 160-20 Highland Avenue, Jamaica

Mary’s Little Monster - Fri, Nov. 6 & Sun, Nov. 8, 8 p.m. - An original halloween-themed show centered around the summit that led to the writing of Frankenstein.| Ophelia Theater , 21-12 30th Road, Astoria

R&B Night To Remember - Sat, Nov. 7, 8:30 p.m. - Come and have a good time with performances by Howard Hewett, Cherrelle, Atlantic Starr, Force MD’s, Surface, BB&Q Band.| Resorts World Casino, 110-00 Rockaway Blvd., Jamaica

Face the Music Concert Series - Sun, Nov. 8, 7:30 pm - The lone youth ensemble, committed to the creating and performing of music by living composers, debut with their first performance of a four concert series at Queens Museum.| Queens Museum, Flushing Meadows Corona Park

Film

“Coney Island Rules” and other films - Fri, Nov. 6, 6:30 p.m. - Filmmaker Charlie Ahearn presents his documentary about the Coney Art Walls exhibit, along with several other short films. A discussion with the director follows. | Wythe Hotel, 80 Wythe Ave., Williamsburg

In the Heat of the Night Screening - Sat, Nov. 7 - The 1967 film follows Sidney Poitier as a Philadelphia detective drawn into a murder investigation in a Southern town with a prejudiced Sheriff played by Rod Steiger. Winner of 5 Academy Awards. | Queens Museum, Flushing Meadows Corona Park

“Pandora’s Box” - Sun, Nov. 8, 12:30 p.m. - This 1929 silent film, presented with live piano accompaniment, stars Louise Brooks as a femme fatale who is destroyed by the men in her life. Enter at side entrance on Eastern Parkway.| Brooklyn Public Library’s Central branch, 10 Grand Army Plaza, Prospect Heights

Senior Film Series: The Other Son - Wed, Nov. 11, 2 to 6 pm - A film series that expands on the themes of pursuit of freedom, construction of narratives and collision of cultures. A post-screening discussion to follow. | Queens Museum, Flushing Meadows Corona Park

Family/Kids

NYC Compost Project: Pumpkin Smash 2015 - Sat, Nov. 7, 10 am to 2 pm - Bring your own pumpkins, Jack-O-Lanterns and Gourds…and then just smash them! After smashing them, NYC compost project will convert them into compost for City parks and green spaces. The fun smashing will also include refreshments, raffles and more. |Sunnyside Greenmarket-Lou Lodati Playground, Skillman Avenue & 43rd Street, Sunnyside

Rocket Park Mini Golf - Sun, Nov. 8, 10 am to 6 p.m. - Putt your way through a nine-hole miniature golf course that teaches the science of spaceflight. Players will explore key science concepts such as propulsion, gravity, escape velocity, launch window, gravitational assist, and more. $6 for adults, $5 for children and seniors, plus general NYSCI admission. | NY Hall of Science, 47-01 111th Street, Corona

Long Island City Tours: Queens Cool Uncovered - Sun, Nov.8, 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. - With this tour of Long Island City, one can become exposed to an array of features in this neighborhood. Witness the art scene representing the history and culture of Long Island City, visit different artistic studios and galleries, enjoy a meal at one of the many eateries, have a drink at the microbrewery or take in the Queens nightlife atop an amazing rooftop lounge. Along with those aforementioned sights, tour goers will also see the industrial section of Long Island City, pivotal to understanding the industrial history of New York City itself, and will be able to take in the skyscrapers of Manhattan all from no place else other than Queens. | Location to be determined upon purchase, Long Island City

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