Weekly Entertainment Calendar - Jan. 7 to Jan. 13
by Jennifer Khedaroo
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Enjoy some laughs at the Comedy Llama show on January 8th at Q.E.D. Astoria
Enjoy some laughs at the Comedy Llama show on January 8th at Q.E.D. Astoria
Catch ‘The Roaring Twenties’ at Queens Central Library on Jan. 7
Catch ‘The Roaring Twenties’ at Queens Central Library on Jan. 7

How Cats Took Over the Internet- Exhibition - Until Jan. 31, All day - The Museum of the Moving Image presents “ How Cats Took Over the Internet”. This exhibition, which includes screenings and live events, looks at the phenomenon of cats online and how they have transfixed a generation of web users. | Museum of the Moving Image, 36-01 35 Ave, Astoria

Coney Island: Visions of an American Dreamland, 1861–2008 - Fri, Jan. 8, 11 am to 6 pm - The exhibit, first of its kind, explores the historic destination’s beginnings as a watering hole for the wealthy, its transformation into a popular beach resort, its decades of urban decline culminating in the closing of Astroland, and its recent revival as a vibrant and growing community. | Brooklyn Museum, 200 Eastern Pkwy., Prospect Heights

Comedy Llama with Sam Haft & Tommy Kang - Fri, Jan. 8, 7:30 to 9 pm - Based out of NYC, Comedy Llama is what happens when a storytelling podcast meets a live-audience comedy show. A comedic confessional booth for the NYC comedy scene’s best and brightest, Comedy Llama has elicited laughs, tears, and family secrets. If we had a dollar every time someone on the podcast said, “I’ve never told anyone that before,” then we could afford most of a bag of movie theater Raisinettes. | Q.E.D. Astoria, 27-16 23rd Avenue, Astoria

“American Home”- Sat, Jan. 10- 11 am to 6 pm - Nadine Boughton’s collage pieces combine 1950s pulp adventure images with immaculate images of suburban homes from the same era. | United Photo Industries, 16 Main St. , Dumbo

Zhang Hongtu - Until Feb. 28 - 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 Park’

“Personal Correspondents: Photography and Letter Writing in Civil War Brooklyn” - Wed, Jan. 13 - 11 am to 6 pm - BHS’s photography and correspondence collection reveals the personal stories of Brooklyn soldiers and their families during the American Civil War, uncovering tales that are often moving, light-hearted, and tragic at the same time.| Brooklyn Historical Society, 128 Pierrepont St. at Clinton Street, Brooklyn Heights


Live Music at Queens Tavern - Thurs, Jan. 7 - 9 pm - Almost every Thursday Queens Tavern has a DJ or a musician spin records or play music!|Queens Tavern, 6869 Fresh Pond Road, Ridgewood

The Selena Tribute - Wed, Jan. 13, 8 p.m. to midnight - Listen to Selena’s classic songs. | Resorts World Casino, 110-00 Rockaway Boulevard, Jamaica

The Trials of Patricia Isasa — An Opera in Two Acts - Wed, Jan. 13 - 8 p.m. - A performed reading of this opera about Argentine architect and human rights activist Patricia Isasa, who was “disappeared” by the military junta that ruled Argentina in the late 1970s. |Roulette, 509 Atlantic Ave. at Third Avenue, Boerum Hill

Sean Kershaw & the New Jack Ramblers: Elvis Tribute - Fri, Jan. 8 - 9 p.m. - Sean Kershaw, known as the Coney Island Cowboy, and his New Jack Ramblers pay tribute to the King on his birthday. Suzette Sundae & the Lovelifes perform the opening set.| Red Hook Bait & Tackle , 320 Van Brunt St., Red Hook


The Roaring Twenties - Thurs, Jan. 7 - 2 to 4:30 pm - A screening of the 1939 film. | Central Library, 89-11 Merrick Blvd, Jamaica

The Muppet Vault — Star Wars - Sun, Jan. 10 - 7:30 pm - A screening of the “Star Wars” episode of the “Muppet Show,” along with rare Sesame Street clips related to the space opera.| Union Hall, 702 Union St., Park Slope


Gingerbread Lane - Ongoing until Jan. 9 ; All day - Marvel at homemade gingerbread houses made entirely of edible gingerbread, royal icing and candy. The houses are drafted, designed, baked, planned, built and decorated by chef Jon Lovitch over the course of an entire year. GingerBread Lane has won the Guinness World Record for the largest gingerbread village for 2013 and 2014 and will compete for its third consecutive Guinness World Record this year. | NY Hall of Science, 47-01 111th Street, Corona

GingerBread Lane House Giveaway - Sun, Jan. 10 - Line begins at 10 am

Gingerbread lovers line up to take a piece of GingerBread Lane home with them. Choose from any of the 1,000+ gingerbread houses on display. Houses will be given away on a first-come, first-served basis. Visitors should bring their own boxes or flat-bottomed shopping bags to safely carry their gingerbread houses home. Free with NYSCI admission. | NY Hall of Science, 47-01 111th Street, Corona

Family Day - Sat, Jan. 9 - 11 a.m. - Lloyd Miller, Together in Dance and the staff provide a fun Saturday with crafts, singing and moving and grooving. Suitable for families with children that are 3 to 7 years old. | Brooklyn Historical Society, 128 Pierrepont St., Brooklyn Heights

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