Weekly Event Calendar - April 8
by Jennifer Khedaroo
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Art

“Personal Correspondents: Photography and Letter Writing in Civil War Brooklyn” - Thurs, Apr. 9, 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. - A collection revealing the personal stories of Brooklyn soldiers and their families. | Brooklyn Historical Society, 128 Pierrepont St, Downtown

“Dangerous Lines: Cartoonists and Other Subversives” -Thurs, Apr. 9 , 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.- The Journalism Department at LIU Brooklyn hosts journalists, authors and editors to discuss satire and its connection to recent events. | Kumble Theater at Long Island University, DeKalb and Flatbush Ave., Downtown

Masters of American Photography from the Reading Public Museum - Mon, Apr. 13, 11 a.m. - This traveling exhibition showcases photographs from the 20 th century with images from Ansel Adams, Walker Evans, Edward Weston and Margaret Bourke White. | Godwin-Ternbach Museum at Queens College, 65-30 Kissena Blvd., 405 Klapper Hall, Flushing

Lucky Draw- Mon, Apr. 13, 6 p.m. - An art raffle that makes sure everyone walks home with a piece of art. Benefits go to Sculpture Center. | Sculpture Center, 44-19 Purves Street, Long Island City

Jewelry 101- Tues, Apr. 14, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. - Learn basic jewelry-making skills and create your own necklace that could make for a wonderful present. | Michael’s, 5106 Northern Blvd., Woodside

Exhibition of Contemporary Indian Art of the Diaspora - Wed, Apr. 15, 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. - Presented by the Indo-American Arts Council, the Erasing Borders Exhibtion features works by multinational artists from the Indian subcontinent. | Flushing Town Hall, 137-35 Northern Blvd., Flushing

Music/Dance

Cuba meets Hawaii - Fri, Apr. 10, 7 p.m. - The Global Mashup Series presents the Cuban group Cocomama and the Hawaiian Josh Kekoa Cho Trio mashup performances with an open dance floor. Dance lessons start at 7 p.m. | Flushing Town Hall, 137-35 Northern Blvd., Flushing

Richard Nader’s Good Old Rock ‘n Roll - Fri, Apr.10 , 7:30 p.m. - Listen to classic songs such as “Sixteen Candles,” “Could This Be Magic,” and “Save The Last Dance for Me.” | Queens Theatre, 14 United Nations Avenue South, Flushing Meadoes Corona Park

“Jules Verne: From Earth to the Moon” - The Ensemble of the Romantic Century presents a story about the meeting of an American journalist and a French writer. | BAM Fisher, 321 Ashland Pl., Fort Greene

Brooklyn Ballet 2015 Season - Thurs, Apr. 16, 8 p.m. - The new spring season, features a multicultural theme of “Roots & New Ground” which takes the audience around the world and back to Brooklyn. | Actors Fund Arts Center, The Schermerhorn, 160 Schermerhorn St., Cobble Hill

Film

Shadows of Liberty - Thurs, Apr. 9 - 7:30 p.m. - The Sacred Heart Justice and Peace Committee presents this documentary which showcases the truth behind the news media, censorship, cover-ups and corporate control. | Sacred Heart Church – JOBO Center, 215-35 38th Ave., Bayside

Silent Movie Matinee - Sun, Apr. 12 - 1 p.m. - Celebrate Buster Keaton in his last silent feature, “Spite Marriage,” which follows a man who falls in love with a woman who uses him to upset the man that she truly loved. Live piano accompaniment by Bernie Anderson. | Brooklyn Public Library’s Dweck Center Auditorium, 10 Grand Army Plaza, Prospect Park

A Tree Grows in Brooklyn - Sun, Apr. 12, 2 p.m. - A screening of the classic coming of age film about an Irish American girl. | BAM Rose Cinemas, 30 Lafayette Ave., Boerum Hill

Family/Kids

Wildlife Theater: Butterfly Boogie - Thurs, Apr. 9 ; 2 to 2:30 p.m. - MetLife Early Learners Performance Series presents an interactive and musical performance that introduces children to interdependence among plants and animals. The theater’s giant cockroach puppet will teach children why insects are cool. | The Brooklyn Children’s Museum, 145 Brooklyn Ave., Crown Heights

Dutch House Tour - Sat, Apr. 11; 12 p.m. to 1 p.m. - Walk through the house and examine the timbers underneath layers of additions. | Lefferts Historic Homestead, 452 Flatbush Ave., Park Slope

Poetry in the Garden – Haiku Workshop - Sun, Apr.12; 1 to 3 p.m. - Celebrate nation poetry month by participating in this haiku workshop. You’ll get your creative juices flowing during a stroll through the garden. Registration required.| Queens Botanical Garden, 43-50 Main St, Flushing

The Very Hungry Caterpillar - Sun, Apr. 12; 1 p.m. - See the classic stories by Eric Carle told on stage. Prior to the performance, there will be a puppetry workshop hosted by master puppeteers of Mermaid heatre of Nova Scotia. | Flushing Town Hall, 137-35 Northern Blvd., Flushing

Art in the Garden: Nature & Science in Dialogue - Tues, Apr. 14; All day - Artist Emily Barnett integrates themes of science and nature in her exhibit. | Queens Botanical Garden, 43-50 Main St, Flushing

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