Weekly Entertainment Calendar - August 24 - August 31
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Explore the grounds and take part in free tennis activities and get tickets to a lively concert at Arthur Ashe Kids Day this Saturday at the US Open.
Explore the grounds and take part in free tennis activities and get tickets to a lively concert at Arthur Ashe Kids Day this Saturday at the US Open.
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Art

G.O.A.T. Again - Ongoing - This exhibit uses animal statues to examine how ego creates misplaced expectations in culture, politics and sports. Running until September. |Socrates Sculpture Park, 32-01 Vernon Blvd, LIC



Annual Members Exhibition: Going Places - Ongoing - Visual artist members of Flushing Town Hall show their work in this exhibition, which is a yearly tradition. Most artworks are for sale; proceeds support our Visual Arts programs, and local artists. Runs until September 10. |Flushing Town Hall, 137-35 Northern Blvd., Flushing

Truman Capote’s Brooklyn: The Lost Photographs of David Attie - Ongoing - In the spring of 1958 a young photographer named David Attie was led through the streets of Brooklyn Heights and to the Brooklyn waterfront by an unexpected guide—33-year-old Truman Capote. The images Attie took that day were to illustrate Capote’s essay for Holiday magazine about his life in Brooklyn. Decades later, these largely unseen photographs are being exhibited for the first time.| Brooklyn Historical Society Pierrepont, 128 Pierrepont St.

Self-Interned, 1942: Noguchi in Poston War Relocation Center - Ongoing - 'Curated by Noguchi Museum Senior Curator Dakin Hart, Self-Interned, 1942 brings together about two dozen works from the Museum’s collection, dating from before, during, and after Noguchi’s time at Poston, along with a substantial selection of archival documents. | Noguchi Museum, 9-01 33rd Road (at Vernon Boulevard), Long Island City

Commonwealth: Water For All - Ongoing; All day - In New York City, it’s easy to take water for granted. Water makes up more than 60% of our bodies, and while it is essential to life, increasingly we’ve come to think of it as a commodity to be bought and sold thoughtlessly. Highlighting the urgency of this issue, two recently acquired portfolios of prints developed by the Justseeds Artists’ Cooperative, We Are the Storm (2015) and Wellspring (2016), are presented with a selection of materials developed for the movement against the Dakota Access Pipeline at the Standing Rock Reservation in North Dakota. Commonwealth: Water For All is the third in a series of exhibitions that features contemporary expressions about water, its utility, and its preservation and consumption in dialogue with the Museum’s long-term display of the Relief Map of New York City’s Water System, a sprawling WPA project commissioned for the 1939-40 World’s Fair. | Queens Museum, Flushing Meadows Corona Park

Film

Live at the Archway: Los Chantas - Thurs, August 24; 6 pm - Infusing classic tangos with new life. Beer and wine available to adults 21 and over. | Water Street, btwn Adams St & Anchorage Place, DUMBO

Bizaar Dance Party - Fri, August 25; 9 pm - Spinning the best Funk, R&B, Rap and more! FREE! | Brooklyn Bazaar, 150 Greenpoint Avenue, Greenpoint

US Open Opening Night Ceremony - Mon, August 28 - Arthur Ashe Stadium will kick off the tournament with an Opening Night Ceremony that will be headlined by country music superstar Shania Twain. | USTA Billie Jean King Tennis Center, Flushing Meadow Corona Park

Lady Gaga - Mon, August 28; 7:30pm “Joanne World Tour” Parking $35, bus/limo pkg $80 | Citi Field, 120-01 Roosevelt Avenue, Corona

Film

Movies with a View: Public Vote! - Thurs, August 24; 6 pm - Pre-screening parties featuring live music, food, vendors, and beer garden, and bike valet. | Brooklyn Bridge Park, Pier One, Dumbo

Movies Under the Stars: Zootopia - Mon, August 28; 8 pm - Come early to enjoy the park and have some popcorn. |Cunningham Park, 196th Street & Union Turnpike, Oakland Gardens

Movies on the Green: The Jungle Book - Wed, August 30; 8-10 pm - Blankets and low profile chairs are welcome! Refreshments will be available for purchase. | The Shops @ Atlas Park, 8000 Cooper Avenue, Glendale

Free Screening: Forrest Gump - Wed, August 30; 8 pm - While not intelligent, Forrest Gump has accidentally been present at many historic moments, but his true love, Jenny Curran, eludes him. | Brooklyn Bazaar, 150 Greenpoint Ave, Greenpoint

Family

Summer Thursday: Play and Jam! - Thurs, August 24; 3-7 pm - Come enjoy giant chess, connect four and other fun games from 3-7 pm; The Traditions, a local a capella music ensemble begins at 5pm. | 46th Street (Bliss Station) & Queens Blvd, under the 7 train, Sunnyside

Arthur Ashe Kids Day @ US Open - Sat, August 26; 9:30am - Kids can explore the grounds and take part in free tennis activities and listen to acts such as Aja9 and Summer Valentine performing on the AAKD Festival Stage powered by Radio Disney. www.arthurashekidsday.com/ | USTA Billie Jean King Tennis Center, Flushing Meadow Corona Park

Family Fun Day: Meet and Greet with Pocoyo! - Sat, August 26; 11am-2pm

Candy Twisted Balloon Show, Face Painting, Balloon Twister, Bounce House. Free! | Rego Center, 61-35 Junction Blvd, Rego Park
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