Weekly Entertainment Calendar - May 31 - June 7
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Catch the musical mashup of the Balkans and El Barrio in Flushing
Catch the musical mashup of the Balkans and El Barrio in Flushing

The Sculpture of Gonzalo Fonseca - Ongoing until January 2019 - Sculpture by Other Means will occupy the Museum’s second-floor galleries. It includes several installations that allow visitors to experience ways that Isamu Noguchi’s Akari—a modular ecosystem of lightweight, collapsible paper lanterns—can create and transform space. | Noguchi Museum, 9-01 33rd Road (at Vernon Boulevard), Long Island City

Mel Chin: All Over the Place - Ongoing; All day until August 28th - Mel Chin: All Over the Place, presents a multi-location exhibition with exciting manifestations of the work of Mel Chin co-produced by the Queens Museum and No Longer Empty. The exhibition will span nearly four decades of Chin’s malleable and wide-ranging approach to artistic practice. Exhibition sites in New York City include the Queens Museum, Times Square, and the Broadway-Lafayette subway station.

The objects and project artifacts in All Over the Place will be organized around the thematic strands that have long preoccupied Chin’s thinking, including the natural environment, socioeconomic systems and injustice, the weight of lamentations as well as the lightness of humor to reveal truths. | Queens Museum, Flushing Meadows Corona Park

David Bowie is - Ongoing until July 15th - Organized with unprecedented access to David Bowie’s personal archive, this exhibition explores the creative process of an artist whose sustained reinventions, innovative collaborations, and bold characterizations revolutionized the way we see music, inspiring people to shape their own identities while challenging social traditions. David Bowie is has been touring globally for the past five years and is taking its final bow at the Brooklyn Museum, providing an opportunity to view this one-of-a-kind material.

David Bowie is presents approximately 400 objects drawn primarily from the David Bowie Archive, including the artist’s original costumes, handwritten lyric sheets from famous songs, original album art, photographs, and videos, all tracing Bowie’s creative process from his teenage years in England through his last twenty years, when he resided in New York City. | Brooklyn Museum, Stephanie and Tim Ingrassia Gallery of Contemporary Art, 4th Floor, 200 Eastern Parkway

Maria Lassnig: New York Films 1970–1980 - Ongoing until June 18 - MoMA PS1 presents the world premiere of a series of experimental films the artist Maria Lassnig made in New York City in the 1970s. This presentation focuses on a selection of newly discovered and restored films that examine ways of looking and seeing bound up in bodily sensation. Newly restored by the Maria Lassnig Foundation in close collaboration with the Austrian Film Museum, these films incorporate animation, sound, and poetic voiceovers that encourage entry into the artist’s internal world. Maria Lassnig: New York Films 1970–1980 highlights both finished films and film fragments, all produced using 16mm, 8mm, and Super 8, comprised of live action footage, animated drawings, animated paper cut-outs, and documentary footage of the artist’s studio and her surroundings in New York. | MoMa PS1, 22-25 Jackson Ave, Long Island City


Global Mashup #4: Balkans Meets El Barrio - Fri, June 1 - 8 pm - We're mashing 2 cultures on one stage! Each band plays a set, then the two meet and jam. $16 | Flushing Town Hall, 137-35 Northern Blvd, Flushing

Dreamland Roller Disco - Fri, June 1 - 8 pm - Pop Divas of the 70s and 80s. We encourage guests to dress in costume! Guests must be 21+, valid ID required. | LeFrak Center Lakeside, 171 East Drive, Prospect Park

Broadway Dance - Mondays - Now thru Aug 27th - 10 am - Set to swinging show tunes, this class is appropriate for anyone who wants a safe, effective and fun workout. Sneakers are a must. | Brooklyn Bridge Park, Pier 2, Play Turf, Downtown


Free Screening: Wet, Hot American Summer - Wed, June 6 - 8 pm - Set on the last day of camp, in the hot summer of 1981. | Brooklyn Bazaar, 150 Greenpoint Avenue, Greenpoint


2018 Astoria Park Carnival - Wed, June 6 to Sun, June 10 - Enjoy rides, games & food. Fun for the whole family! Wed/Thurs 4-10pm, Fri 4-11pm, Sat 12pm to Midnight, Sun 12pm to 11pm|Astoria Park Parking Lot, 19th Street & Hoyt Ave No., Astoria

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