Weekly Entertainment Calendar - January 12 - January 19
by Jennifer Khedaroo
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Check out the interactive screening of "Tarzan" featuring karaoke at Queensborough Performing Arts Center.
Check out the interactive screening of "Tarzan" featuring karaoke at Queensborough Performing Arts Center.
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Art

“Marilyn Minter: Pretty/Dirty” - Thurs, Jan. 11 - 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, Jan. 13 - 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 - Wed, Jan. 18 - 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

Journey to Infinity Exhibition - Until Jan. 15 - Peruvian-American artist Renzo Ortega will exhibit a series of paintings on canvas that are pictorial representations of emotions and feelings he experienced as an immigrant artist living in New York for over 16 years. Closing Reception & Artist Talk: SUN, JAN 15, 3-5 PM |Flushing Town Hall, 137-35 Northern Blvd., Flushing

Music/Dance

“Funeral Doom Spiritual” - Fri, Jan. 13 - 7 - 10 pm - M. Lamar, from "Orange is the New Black" performs a musical exploration set a century into the future, exploring the apocalyptic imagery found in Negro Spirituals. 7|National Sawdust, 80 N. Sixth St., Williamsburg

Michel Lauziere: Science of Sound Workshop - Sat, Jan. 14 - 1 pm - Hands-on activities and demonstrations by Michel Lauzière on how he uses basic scientific laws regarding sound to build his bizarre contraptions and original musical instruments. Tickets: $7/$4 Children/FREE for members with tickets to 2:30 pm show (Call Box Office) |Flushing Town Hall, 137-35 Northern Blvd., Flushing

Soul Science Lab - Sat, Jan. 14 - 9 pm - The Brooklyn hip-hop and funk duo launch their album “Plan for Paradise” with a two-night performance. |BAM Cafe, 30 Lafayette Ave., Fort Greene

Martin McQuade - Sun, Jan. 15 - 3-6 pm - The singer is joined by Pianist Pete Sokolow for a celebration of classics associated with Fats Waller, Duke Ellington, Billie Holiday, Ella Fitzgerald, Sarah Vaughn, Nat King Cole, and more. | Gulf Coast, 6901 Third Ave, Bay Ridge

Film

Breakfast at Tiffany's - Thurs, Jan. 12 - 7 pm - In conjunction with the exhibition "Truman Capote’s Brooklyn: The Lost Photographs of David Attie," we explore Truman Capote’s many inroads to the silver screen, starting with this iconic Hollywood adaptation. | Brooklyn Historical Society, 128 Pierrepont St., Brooklyn Heights

KARAOKE AT THE MOVIES – Tarzan - Sat, Jan. 14 - 6:30 pm - Disney’s Tarzan, shown at Queensborough Performing Arts Center as part of a one-of-a-kind interactive family-oriented film series, takes the well-known story of a man who is raised by gorillas to a new level with spirited animation. Tarzan must decide where he really belongs when he discovers he is a human. Starring Glenn Close, Rosie O’Donnell and Tony Goldwyn. Rated G. Captioned.| Queensborough Performing Arts Center, 222-05 56th Avenue, Bayside

“Saving Jamaica Bay” - Wed, Jan 18 - 8 pm - The Queens County Bird Club is hosting a presentation on the award-winning documentary film “Saving Jamaica Bay” by Producer Daniel Hendrick. He will discuss the environmental challenges that Jamaica Bay is facing. “Saving Jamaica Bay” tells the story of how one community—led by a family with roots in the area stretching back more than 100 years—fought the government and overcame Hurricane Sandy to clean up and restore the largest open space in New York City, which had become a dumping ground for garbage, sewage, sludge and bullet-riddled mobsters.| Alley Pond Environmental Center, 228-06 Northern Blvd., Douglaston

Family

Gingerbread Lane - Until January 15, 2017 - Visitors can marvel at homemade gingerbread houses made entirely of edible gingerbread, royal icing and candy. Free w/ NYSCI admission.| NY Hall of Science, 47-01 111 th Street, Corona

The Yale Spizzwinks - Sat, Jan. 14 - 7 pm - America’s oldest underclassman a cappella group sings original arrangements of pop songs and jazz standards, and throws in some sketch comedy as well. | Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary Church, 55 Cranberry St., Brooklyn Heights

Little Makers: Paint Party - Sat, Jan. 14 - 10:30 am - 12:30 pm - Investigate everyday materials to create a colorful masterpiece. Mix up a batch of washable paint to continue art-making at home. Recommended for children ages 18 months and older. Sometimes creativity can get messy, so dress your little maker (and yourself) in old clothing that can be splattered with things like paint, ink and oobleck. | New York Hall of Science, 47-01 111th Street, Corona

Museum Highlights - Sun, Jan. 15 - 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

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