Weekly Entertainment Calendar - September 24 - Oct. 1
by Jennifer Khedaroo
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Get into a festive fall mood with a trip to the Queens County Farm Museum where you can challenge family and friends to a competition in the 3-acre corn maize maze. The maze will last until October 25.
Get into a festive fall mood with a trip to the Queens County Farm Museum where you can challenge family and friends to a competition in the 3-acre corn maize maze. The maze will last until October 25.
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Art

Venus von Hamburg - Fri, Sept. 25, 2 to 7 pm - Artists Cristian Bors and Marius Ritiu present an installation that explores politics, heritage, and the economy. | Open Source Gallery, 306 17th St., Park Slope

Mollie Hosmer-Dillard: Painting Poems - Fri, Sept. 25, 6 pm - Ridgewood-based Visual Artist, and 2015 QAF Grantee, Mollie Hosmer-Dillard presents "Painting Poems," a series of paintings by the artist. Each painting reflects the artist's response to specific poems. | Queens Library at Ridgewood, 20-12 Madison St, Ridgewood

Cross-Cultural Stories in Sound, Poetry and Prose - Fri, Sept. 25, 6:30 - 8:30 pm - Listen to a number of cross-cultural stories highlighting different voices and experiences in Queens. The dialogue will be led by Mira Nair and Judith Sloan. | Queens Council on the Arts, 37-11 35th Avenue, Astoria



Gabriel Sierra: Numbers in a Room - Sat, Sept. 26, 11 am to 6 pm- Gabriel Sierra will create a new group of work in SculptureCenter's lower level galleries for his first solo museum exhibition in New York City. Working site-specifically, Sierra follows the architecture and design logic and functions of interior spaces. | Sculpture Center, 44-19, Purves Street, LIC

Anthea Hamilton: Lichen! Libido! Chastity! - Sat, Sept. 26, 11 am to 6 pm - Anthea Hamilton will feature new and existing works for her first solo museum exhibition in the United States. Investigating cultural appropriation and pop culture, Hamilton mines countercultures in music, fashion, and design (such as disco in the 1970s) and their entrance into the mainstream. | Sculpture Center, 44-19, Purves Street, LIC

Meet Author Boria Sax - Sat, Sept. 26, 2:30 to 3:30 pm - Professor Boria Sax will discuss the writing of his memoir ‘Stealing Fire: Memoir of a Boyhood in the Shadow of Atomic Espionage,’ which dives into the stress of growing up in a troubled home where his father lived in constant fear of the FBI. The book also explores the broader world of patriotism, betrayal, espionage and counter-espionage. | Forest Hills Library, 108-19 71st Avenue, Forest Hills

Music/Dance

A Classical Concert - Thurs, Sept. 24, 6 to 7 pm - Featuring Dr. Gennady Kupisok, Clarinet, and Dr. Olga Gurevich, Keyboard, listen to classical works by Chopin, Brahms, Scarlatti and others. | Richmond Hill Library, 118-14 Hillside Ave., Richmond Hill

This Takes Place Close By - Thurs - Sun, Sept. 24-27 - Watch the musical ensemble thingNY perform six pieces about the aftermath of a devastating weather disaster. While walking around the venue with soundscape the audience will learn how different people react and how perspectives vary. | Knockdown Center, 52-19 Flushing Avenue, Maspeth

Rolie Polie Guacamole - Sat, Sept. 26, 10:30 am - Award-winning kindie musicians Rolie Polie Guacamole celebrate the release of their fifth album, “Chips and Salsa.” | ShapeShifter Labs, 18 Whitwell Pl., Gowanus

Oye Corona - Sat, Sept. 26, 3 to 5:30 pm - As part of the summer series, come and watch performances by Mexican and Bengali organizations. Mazarte, an organization dedicated to dance, history and art, will expose the crowd to the artists in indigenous Mexican communities. The Bangladesh Institute of Performing Arts is a socio-cultural nonprofit dedicated to keeping the Begali cultural traditional alive in immigrants while enriching Americans with their heritage. | Corona Plaza, National Street, Corona

Film

Martial Arts: Movie Fantasy vs. Reality - Sat, Sept. 26, 5 to 6 pm - Kicking it up a notch in their Fist and Sword series, ten martial art masters will discuss their favorite movie martial arts scenes. They will also demonstrate how martial arts works in the movies versus real life. | Museum of the Moving Image, 36-01 35th Avenue, Astoria

The Motorcycle Film Festival Awards Ceremony - Sat, Sept. 26, 9 p.m. - The third annual Motorcycle Film Festival celebrates the best in movies about the motorcycle. | Littlefield, 622 Degraw St., Gowanus

Symbiopsychotaxiplasm: Take One - Sun, Sept. 27, 4:30 pm - Part docufiction whatzit, part counterculture happening, view the screening of the deconstructed film process which will be followed by a book signing. | Museum of the Moving Image, 36-01 35th Avenue, Astoria

Mothers of Bedford - Sun, Sept. 27, 2 pm - “Mothers of Bedford” follows the lives of five women and their battles to care for their children and for self-improvement under while incarcerated in the Children’s Center at Bedford Hills Correctional Facility. | Brooklyn Museum, 200 Eastern Pkwy, Prospect Heights

Cinema Seance #2 - Mon, Sept. 28, 7 to 9pm - A projection of five short 16mm films tonight that valorize decay and the inexorable passage of time. Melancholia loves company so come on down! The lights dim and translucent film makes a transitory appearance in front of the projector bulb. | Court Tree Collective, 371 Court St., Carroll Gardens

Family

Frozen Sing-along - Fri, Sept. 25, 8:30 to 10:30 pm - Have fun singing your favorite tunes from the movie. Don’t forget your blanket and popcorn. | Maria Hernandez Park, Starr St. and Knickerbocker Avenue, Bushwhick

The Amazing Maize Maze - Sat. Sept 26, 11 am to 4:30 pm -Fun for both kids and adults, navigate through the 3-acre maze by finding clues and solving puzzles. Occuring on weekends until October 25. | Queens County Farm Museum, 73-50 Little Neck Parkway, Floral Park

Rollie Krewson and the Henson Workshop -Sat, Sept. 26, 1 pm - Meet Rollie Krewson, the woman behind some iconic puppets on Sesame Street, The Muppet Show, Labyrinth and a number of other works. She will also lead a discussion with host Craig Shemin about designing and building puppets as well as show clips from some of her favorite scenes. | Museum of the Moving Image, 36-01 35th Avenue, Astoria

World Maker Faire - Sat, Sept. 26 and Sun, Sept. 27 - A festival to MAKE, create, learn, invent, craft, recycle, build, think, play and be inspired by celebrating arts, crafts, engineering, food, music, science and technology. | New York Hall of Science, 47-01 111th Street, Corona
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