Weekly Entertainment Calendar - April 29
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Listen to instrumental music from around the world, performe by TriBeCaStan on May 1.
Listen to instrumental music from around the world, performe by TriBeCaStan on May 1.
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On April 30, rewatch Louis Armstrong’s classic performance in East Berlin.
On April 30, rewatch Louis Armstrong’s classic performance in East Berlin.
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Art You are Here- Thurs, April 30, 12 p.m. - An exhibition illustrating design concepts for Flushing Meadows Corona Park. | Queens Museum of Art, 111-01 Corona Ave., Flushing Meadows Corona Park

Erika Verzutti- Sat, May 2, 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 4, 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 6, 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

Basquiat: The Unknown Notebooks - Wed, May 6, 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. - An exhibit highlighting 160 pages of the Brooklyn-born artist’s poetry, wordplay, sketches and personal observations. | Brooklyn Museum, 200 Eastern Pkwy, Prospect Heights

Music/Dance

Louis Armstrong Live in Concert, East Berlin 1965 - Thurs, April 30, 6:30 p.m. - A rare screening of the remarkable two-set performance Armstrong gave behind the Iron Curtain as a “Goodwill Jazz Ambassador” | Museum of the Moving Image, 36-01 35th Ave., Astoria

TriBeCaStan- Global Dance Party - Fri, May 1, 8 p.m. - A multicultural and poly-stylistic ensemble using diverse instruments from around the world. | Flushing Town Hall, 137-35 Northern Blvd., Flushing

Calpulli Mexican Dance Company - Sat, May 2, 2:15 p.m. - Celebrate Mexican culture with an array of dances. A dance workshop will be held prior to the show at 1 p.m.| Flushing Town Hall, 137-35 Northern Blvd., Flushing

Ghosts - Sat, May 2, 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. - This chilling play about a cruel husband’s death and its consequences, which originated in 1882, gets new life. | BAM Harvey Theatre, 651 Fulton St., Boerum Hill

Chazz Palminteri in A Bronx Tale - Sun, May 3, 3 p.m. - Straight from Broadway, the star performs a one-man edition of the hit movie. | Queensborough Performing Arts Center, 222-05 56th Ave., Bayside

Film

Underwater Dreams - April 30, 5 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. - A free screening of the documentary about how the sons of undocumented Mexican immigrants built an underwater robot. A Q&A with two of the young men featured in the documentary. | New York Hall of Science, 47-01 111th St., Corona

The Sound of Music in 70mm -Sat, May 2, 5:30 p.m. - In celebration of the film’s 50th anniversary, watch the 1965 film on the 70mm print. | Museum of the Moving Image, 36-01 35th Ave., Astoria

5 Flights Up - Thurs, April 30, 7 p.m. - A screening of the film about Brooklyn with special appearances by Morgan Freeman, Diane Keaton, Cynthia Nixon and Richard Loncraine. | Peter Jay Sharp Building, 30 Lafayette Ave., Boerum Hill

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

Independent Bookstore Day - Sat, May 2 - 1 p.m. - The nation’s first annual Independent Bookstore Day is taking place and Astoria Bookshop will be celebrating with games hosted by graphic novelists and literary panelists. | Astoria Bookshop, 31-29 31st St., Astoria

“Before We Grew” - Sat, May 2 - 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. - An event designed for families with children n the autism spectrum. Visual art, animation, puppetry and performances are included. Reservations required. | The Old Stone House, Park Slope

QBG Craft Table - Sun, May 3 , 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. - Head to The Shops at Skyview Center where you can make handmade floral cards for Mother’s Day! Times/location are subject to change. | The Shops at Skyview Center, Level B
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