Weekly Entertainment Calendar - October 22-28
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Party the night away at the Fragrance of the Moon Night celebration on October 24.
Party the night away at the Fragrance of the Moon Night celebration on October 24.
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Arts

“Impressionism and the Caribbean: Francisco Oller and His Transatlantic World” - Thurs, Oct. 22, 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

Handmade Abstract - Fri, Oct. 23, 10 am to 8 pm - “Handmade Abstract” showcases 13 artists at varying stages of their careers, dedicated to the visual language of abstraction in everyday, physical realities through a variety of mediums.|BRIC Arts Media House, 647 Fulton St., Fort Greene

Astoria Art Walk - Sun, Oct. 25, 12:30 pm to 6 pm - An art walk which starts from Lockwood and stops at Pachanga, Sweet Afton, William Hallett and Ovelia.| Lockwood, 32-15 33rd Street, Astoria

Foundations of Calligraphy - Sat,Oct. 24, 11 am to 12 pm - Learn about the history of calligraphy, and the basics of its technique from Rome through the Middle Ages, and the Arts & Crafts revival of the 19th century. | QED Astoria, 27-16 23rd Avenue, Astoria

Zhang Hongtu - Sat, Oct. 2, 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

inToAsia: TBA Festival 2015 – Architectural Landscapes: SEA in the Forefront - Until Sat, Oct. 31 - Organized by the inCube Arts, this exhibit focuses on Asia-based new media artists. It unravels the negotiations beween communities and natural landscapes by focusing on four SEA countries – Cambodia, Vietnam, Thailand, and Singapore.| Queens Museum, Flushing Meadows Corona Park

Music/Dance

Powerhouse 2015 - Thurs, Oct. 22, 7 p.m. - Power 105.1 hosts its annual live music event, Powerhouse 2015. The all-star line-up includes Kendrick Lamar, Future, Big Sean, Fetty Wap, Meek Mill, Jeremih, Jidenna and Omarion.| Barclays Center ,620 Atlantic Avenue, Downtown

Mary’s Little Monster - Fri, Oct. 23, 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

The Importance of Being Earnest - Sat, Oct. 24, 7:30 pm - Titan will open its third full season with Oscar Wilde’s comedic masterpiece The Importance of Being Earnest. Two bachelor friends, the adorable dandy Algernon Moncrieff and the utterly reliable John Worthing, lead double lives to court the attentions of the exquisitely desirable Gwendolen Fairfax and Cecily Cardew. The gallants must then grapple with the riotous consequences of their deceptions, and with the formidable Lady Bracknell.| Queens Theatre, 14 United Nations Ave South, Corona

Fragrance of the Moon Night II - Sat, Oct. 24 , 6 p.m. - Fragrance of the Moon Night dance party returns with Dr. Hsing-Lih Chou! Come celebrate the Moon Festival, one of the most important holidays in Asia with a festive benefit for Flushing Town Hall. $100 Party package includes: live band with vocalists, drinks and a light dinner box.| Flushing Town Hall, 137-35 Northern Blvd, Flushing

“France and Russia” Concert - Sun, Oct. 18, 2 pm - Russian-American pianist Natasha Paremski joins St. Luke’s Chamber Ensemble for music by Prokofiev, Debussy, Chausson, and the French-inspired Copland. | Brooklyn Museum, 200 Eastern Pkwy., Prospect Heights

Film

À nos amours (To Our Loves) Screening - Fri, Oct. 23; 7 p.m. - Co-written by Maurice Pialat and his frequent collaborator Arlette Langmann, who helped the director to access a female perspective, À nos amours belongs on any shortlist of the greatest French films of the 20th century.| Museum of the Moving Image, 36-01 35th Avenue, Astoria

We Won’t Grow Old Together Screening - Sat, Oct. 24; 2 pm - The specter of regret haunts this punishingly personal film, in which Director Maurice Pialat, beneath a thin patina of fiction, conducted an autopsy on his own long-running affair with a younger woman.| Museum of the Moving Image, 36-01 35th Avenue, Astoria

Van Gogh Screening - Sun, Oct. 25; 7 pm - Considered one of the greatest films about a painter ever made, Maurice Pialat’s Van Gogh is less a homage to the misunderstood genius than an evocation of the entire era, bringing the Belle Epoque to life on screen.| Museum of the Moving Image, 36-01 35th Avenue, Astoria

An Evening with Frederick Wiseman - Wed, Oct. 28; 7 pm - Frederick Wiseman will show scenes from In Jackson Heights, during this discussion about the nine films he has made in New York City. His vast cinematic canvas includes people of all classes and ethnic backgrounds, and captures the worlds of work and leisure, learning and culture. | Museum of the Moving Image, 36-01 35th Avenue, Astoria

Family Halloween Harvest Festival - Sat, Oct. 24, 11 am to 3 pm - This festival will feature the annual Juried Canine Costume Contest, a harvest festival dance, stations which allow you to make your own Halloween costume, a shadow puppet performance, face painting and a pet blessing via Urban Shaman Mama Donna. Enjoy it all!|Socrates Sculpture Park, 32-01 Vernon Boulevard, LIC

Boo at the Zoo - Sat, Oct. 24 and Sun, Oct. 25, 11 am to 4 p.m. - Prospect Park Zoo’s annual Boo at the Zoo features fun activities such as a Costumed Character Scavenger Hunt, face painting, and other Halloween-themed games and crafts. And of course, lots of animals to visit!| Prospect Park, 450 Flatbush Ave., Prospect Heights

Halloween Family Fun - Wed, Oct. 28, 5 pm to 7 pm - An evening of spooky fun for children. Snacks will be provided, as well as stories, treats and surprises. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Don’t forget your costume!| Voelker Orth Museum, 149-19 38 Avenue, Flushing
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