Weekly Entertainment Calendar - February 2 - February 9
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Explore the blues with Guy Davis at Flushing Town Hall.
Explore the blues with Guy Davis at Flushing Town Hall.
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Art

“Marilyn Minter: Pretty/Dirty” - Thurs, Feb. 2 - 11 am - 10 pm - The iconic feminist artist’s first retrospective, highlighting her technical virtuosity and examination of some of our deepest cultural impulses, compulsions, and fantasies. |Brooklyn Museum, 200 Eastern Pkwy., Prospect Heights

“Iggy Pop Life Class” - Fri, Feb. 3 - 11 am - 6 pm - Artist Jeremy Deller used the traditional life-model drawing class to stage a performative event with musician and personality Iggy Pop as model and subject. Come see the results! |Brooklyn Museum, 200 Eastern Pkwy., Prospect Heights

EAF16: Emerging Artist Fellowship Exhibition - Ongoing until March 13; All Day

The annual Emerging Artist Fellowship Exhibition (EAF) is a cornerstone of Socrates Sculpture Park’s visual arts programming, widely acclaimed for the ambition, breadth, and innovation of selected contemporary works. A singular opportunity for rising artists to experiment with ambitious, large-scale public art, EAF provides 15 artists with an open studio, monetary support, and institutional guidance. Diverse in subject, materials, and approach, each site-specific work addresses social, ecological, or political issues that are pertinent to the past, present, and future of the park as it celebrates its 30th anniversary year. | Socrates Sculpture Park, 32-01 Vernon Blvd, Long Island City

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

Mierle Laderman Ukeles: Maintenance Art - Ongoing until Feb. 19; All day - Since the late 1960s, Mierle Laderman Ukeles’ performances, sculptural installations, and writing have explored issues profoundly important to society today: the role of women in society, cultures of work and labor, and urban and community resilience. Her MANIFESTO FOR MAINTENANCE ART 1969! laid out the hidden, yet essential role of maintenance in Western society—and the radical implications of actively valuing rather than dismissing or hiding it | Queens Museum, Flushing Meadows Corona Park

Music/Dance

Winter Follies - Fri, Feb. 3 ; 7:30 pm - More than 30 local artists and performers have 5 minutes to show the audience their best stuff – and the group with the most votes gets free rehearsal space at Spoke the Hub!|Old First Reformed Church, 729 Carroll St., Park Slope

Beardo - Fri, Feb. 3; 10 pm - This Russian indie rock musical explores the mad inner workings of Rasputin, the infamous mystic who used unconventional means to fight his way to the fall of the Russian monarchy.| St. John’s Lutheran Church, 155 Milton St., Greenpoint

Guy Davis: American Blues Ambassador Family Show - Saturday, Feb. 4; 2:15 pm - Explore the roots of the blues with Guy Davis. Guy grew up in a family of artists (his parents were Ruby Dee and Ossie Davis) and he fell under the spell of Blind Willie McTell and Fats Waller at an early age. Guy leads families through an American music exploration of Delta blues, Piedmont blues, jazz, folk, and much more. Workshop starts at 1 p.m. ($7/$4 Children) |Flushing Town Hall, 137-35 Northern Blvd., Flushing

Capote - Thurs, Feb. 2; 7 pm - A screening of the Truman Capote biopic that earned Philip Seymour Hoffman an Academy Award for his portrayal of the author as he struggled to write what would become his seminal work of nonfiction. | Brooklyn Historical Society, 128 Pierrepont St., Brooklyn Heights

Karaoke at the movies- Tangled - Sat, Feb. 11; 6:30 pm - Disney’s Tangled, shown at QPAC as part of a one-of-a-kind interactive family-oriented film series. When the kingdom’s most wanted and most charming-bandit Flynn Rider hides out in a mysterious tower, he’s taken hostage by Rapunzel, a beautiful and feisty tower-bound teen with 70 feet of magical, golden hair. Rated PG| Queensborough Performing Arts Center, 222-05 56th Avenue, Bayside

Family/Kids

Yankee Doodle Circus - Fri, Feb. 3 - 5:15 p.m. and 7 p.m. - The vaudeville, circus, and variety show plays a fundraising show for Public School 100. Advance tickets for adults come with two free tickets for kids.| PS 100 Auditorium, 2951 W. Third St., Coney Island

Museum Highlights - Sat, Feb. 4 - Noon - 1 pm - Join our expert Museum Educators on a dramatic journey through the building of New York’s subway system, the evolution of the City’s surface transportation, and our priceless collection of vintage subway and elevated cars dating back to 1904.

| New York Transit Museum, Boerum Place at Schermerhorn Street, Downtown

Rooster Shadow Puppet Workshop - Sun, Feb. 5 - 1 pm - Associated with the sun and with the element of fire in 2017, the rooster’s bright feathers and resonant crowing announce the arrival of a dynamic new period. Participants of all ages will use stiff paper stock and a variety of materials to create their own roosters inspired by Chinese shadow puppet techniques. Free for Teens Age 13-19 with ID | Flushing Town Hall, 137-35 Northern Blvd., Flushing

Science Inspires Art: Food - Sun, Feb.5 - All day - This 18th art-science, juried exhibition organized by Art & Science Collaborations, Inc. includes more than two dozen images of art that reflect on the topic of food from all angles: from the historical record to the elite haute-cuisine of today’s “molecular gastronomy”; as a physical material for making or inspiring art, or as a vehicle for stimulating important community discussion. Free with NYSCI admission.| New York Hall of Science, 47-01 111th Street, Corona

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