Weekly Entertainment Calendar - September 17-24
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Listen to the Con Brio Ensemble perform romantic pieces on Sept. 20.
Listen to the Con Brio Ensemble perform romantic pieces on Sept. 20.
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View Mollie Hosmer-Dillard's paintings that act as a response to poems on Sept. 17.
View Mollie Hosmer-Dillard's paintings that act as a response to poems on Sept. 17.
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Art

Mollie Hosmer-Dillard: Painting Poems - Thurs, Sept. 17, 6 pm - Ridgewood-based Visual Artist, and 2015 QAF Grantee, Mollie Hosmer-Dillard presents "Painting Poems," a series of paintings by the artist. Each painting reflects the artist's response to specific poems. | Queens Library at Ridgewood, 20-12 Madison St, Ridgewood



Gabriel Sierra: Numbers in a Room - Sat, Sept. 19, 11 am to 6 pm - Gabriel Sierra will create a new group of work in SculptureCenter's lower level galleries for his first solo museum exhibition in New York City. Working site-specifically, Sierra follows the architecture and design logic and functions of interior spaces. | Sculpture Center, 44-19, Purves Street, LIC

Anthea Hamilton: Lichen! Libido! Chastity! - Sat, Sept. 19, 11 am to 6 pm - Anthea Hamilton will feature new and existing works for her first solo museum exhibition in the United States. Investigating cultural appropriation and pop culture, Hamilton mines countercultures in music, fashion, and design (such as disco in the 1970s) and their entrance into the mainstream. | Sculpture Center, 44-19, Purves Street, LIC

Photoville - Sat, Sept. 19, All day - Walk among over 60 shipping containers filled with photography from artists and curatorial partners from across the world for the fourth annual Photoville. | Brooklyn Bridge Park, 334 Furman St. at Middagh Street, Dumbo

October Waves - Tues, Sept. 22 - Photographs taken by Sandra Gottlieb, October Waves is a series of photographs taken each day at sunset during the October 2013 hurricane season at Rockaway Beach, Queens. The photos focus on the immense and powerful waves, and explore the texture, light and shapes within the water. | New York Hall of Science, 47-01 111th St., Corona

Music/Dance

McManus Irish Dance - Thurs, Sept. 17 - 6:30 to 7:30 pm - The performance series, Third Thursdays in Bliss Plaza, brings this Irish dance performance to Sunnyside! | Bliss Plaza, 45-04 46th Street, Sunnyside

Del Rey and Ukulele workshop - Thurs, Sept. 17 - 6:30 pm - A ukulele workshop will be followed by a performance by Del Rey on ukulele and guitar. Workshop starts at 6:30 pm; performance at 8:30 pm. | Freddy’s Bar, 627 Fifth Ave., Greenwood Heights

Shakespeare in the Garden: A Midsummer Night’s Dream - Sat, Sept. 19 - 5 pm - Alex Schirling presents William Shakespeare's fantastical comedy A Midsummer Night's Dream. With the entire Garden as their stage, the players will lead the audience through a world of magic and awe, inspired by the beautiful setting. | Queens Botanical Garden, 43-50 Main Street, Flushing

Twilight Concert - Sun, Sept. 20 - 4:30 to 6 pm - The Con Brio Ensemble will be performing Romantic works by Schumann, Reinecke, Fuchs, and Toch at the Church in the Gardens. | The Church in the Gardens, 50 Ascan Ave, Forest Hills



The Pillowman - Variations Theatre Group - Wed, Sept. 23 - 8 pm - The pillowman centers on a writer in an unnamed totalitarian state who is being interrogated about the gruesome content of his short stories and their similarities to a series of child murders. The result is an urgent yet surprisingly hilarious theatrical masterpiece; an unflinching examination of the very nature and purpose of art. | 21-28 45th Road, LIC

Film

Treasure - Fri, Sept. 18 - 7 p.m. - A documentary about the life of Shelley "Treasure" Hilliard, a transgender woman of color who was murdered in Detroit. A discussion with the director follows. Part of the “Word, Rock, and Sword” festival. | Bedford Stuyvesant Restoration Corporation, 1368 Fulton St., Bedford-Stuyvesant

Cowspiracy - Sun, Sept. 20 - 1 p.m. - Peace Action Bay Ridge Interfaith screens the documentary about cows and the environment.| Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, side building, 7420 Fourth Ave., Bay Ridge

Young Bodies Heal Quickly - Tues, Sept. 22 - 7:30 p.m. - This film follows the ventures of brothers Older and Younger as they incarceration, family, and the responsibility of knowing what’s real and what’s not. A discussion with the filmmakers to follow. | Nitehawk Cinema, 136 Metropolitan Ave., Williamsburg

Family/Kids

Superbunny’s Pirate Vacation - Fri, Sept. 18 - 11 am - This original children’s musical is based on the book by Amber L. Spradlin. | Actors Fund Arts Center, 160 Schermerhorn St., Downtown

Adopt-a-Grandparent Street Carnival - Sun, Sept. 20 - 11 am to 3 pm - Cobble Hill Health Center sponsors a street carnival to celebrate its Adopt-a-Grandparent program, which pairs people from the community with individual residents. Featuring pony rides, popcorn, and a strolling magician. | Cobble Hill Health Center, Congress Street between Hicks Street & Henry Street, Cobble Hill



Yom Kippur Children’s Program - Wed., Sept. 23 - 9 am to 1 pm - Rabbi Dina Rosenberg leads a participatory, musical service in celebration of the Jewish Day of Atonement, Yom Kippur. Ticket includes admission to all High Holiday services. | Bay Ridge Jewish Center, 8025 Fourth Ave., Bay Ridge

Pre-Maker Faire Pop-up in the Park - Wed, Sept. 23 & Thurs, Sept. 24 - 1 to 4 pm - Get ready for the excitement of World Maker Faire with a special pop-up event in Flushing Meadows Corona Park. The pop-up features two days of free entry to NYSCI’s Science Playground, as well as hands-on activities, a preview of some favorite makers, and fun and educational demos. Access the pop-up via the park path located to the south of NYSCI, on 111th Street, between 49th and 50th Avenues. | NYSCI, 47-01 111th Street, Flushing Meadows Corona Park

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