Weekly Entertainment Calendar - July 22
by Jennifer Khedaroo
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Italian favorite, Bruno Macari, performs during Italian Night on July 29.
Italian favorite, Bruno Macari, performs during Italian Night on July 29.
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Listen to a blend of French chanson and Golden age swing on July 26.
Listen to a blend of French chanson and Golden age swing on July 26.
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Art

Deeper Secrets and The Aevum of Geometry - Thurs, July 23, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. - Artist Mark Reynolds continues his explorations into uncharted areas of geometric systems and harmonic grids through a series of drawings. | Pierogi Gallery, 177 N. Ninth St., Williamsburg

Filipe Cortez - Disenchantments - Thurs, July 23, 12 p.m. to 6 p.m. - An exhibit of latex casts and plaster replicas of abandoned objects found on the streets of New York City. | Department of Signs and Symbols, 54 Hudson Ave., Dumbo

Uncanny Valley Archives - Mon, July 27 - 10:30 a.m. - An exhibit of nine works on canvas by Tobin Eason, influenced by the dance and performing arts scene in New York City. | Museum of the Moving Image, 36-01 35th Ave., Astoria

Made in LIC - Wed, July 29 - 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. - An exhibition highlighting 15 factories in Long Island City and how things are made in these places. | Falchi Historic Building, 31-00 47th Avenue, Long Island City

Michael Stevenson: The Fountain of Prosperity - Wed, July 29,11 a.m. to 6 p.m. - The Viewing Room program is a charted journey through some recent acquisitions of the Colección's contemporary art collection. | Sculpture Center, 44-19 Purves Street, LIC

Music/Dance

The Jones Family Singer - Thurs, July 23, 12 p.m. - Part of the 21st annual BAM R&B Music festival, which features a roster of both well-known and emerging musicians of R&B and world music. | MetroTech Commons, 1 MetroTech Roadway at Lawrence Street, Downtown

Queens Symphony Orchestra - Summer Strings - Fri, July 24, 5 p.m. - The salon concerts will feature carefully chosen classical pieces and interactive talks regarding the pieces played and their composers. | Flushing Town Hall, 137-35 Northern Blvd., Flushing

La Vie En Rose – Music from France - Sun, July 26, 1 p.m. - Lovely French chanteuse Violette and her accomplished musical ensemble, La Vie En Rose bring a beautiful blend of French chanson, Golden Age swing, timeless American standards and Jazz/Pop compositions. | Flushing Town Hall, 137-35 Northern Blvd., Flushing

17th Annual Great Lawn Summer Concert - Tues, July 28, 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. - St. John's University is proud to invite you to its Great Lawn Free Summer Concert, where the Queens Symphony Orchestra will bring Broadway to Queens. | St. John's University Great Lawn, 8000 Utopia Parkway, Jamaica

Italian Nights - Wed, July 29, 7:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. - A performance by Italian favorite, Bruno Macari. Enjoy the outdoor summer concert and an evening of music and dancing under the summer stars. | Athens Square Park, 30th Street & 30th Avenue, Astoria

Film

Tromadance Film Festival - Fri, July 24, 6 to 10 p.m. - A film festival devoted to independent filmmakers & fans. TromaDance grants anyone the opportunity to have their work seen, with dozens of films from up-and-coming artists. | Paper Box Theatre, 17 Meadow St. between Waterbury St. and Bogart St., East Williamsburg



Screening of Modern Ruin - Sun, July 26, 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. - Modern Ruin tells the story of Philip Johnson's New York State Pavilion during the glory days of the fair, and chronicles its demise over the past 50 years. The film details its post-fair use as a 60s concert venue and 70s roller rink, including the years of neglect as well as the recent advocacy efforts to save and repurpose the structure. | Queens Historical Society Kingsland Homestead, 143-35 37th Ave., Flushing

The 38th Asian American International Film Festival - Wed, July 29, to Fri, July 31 - The best and most recent Asian American and Asian independent cinema from more than 30 countries, a variety of topical panels and workshops, industry mixers, staged readings, exclusive interviews, live performances, receptions and more. | Flushing Town Hall, 137-35 Northern Blvd., Flushing

Family

“Blackwhite: The Adventures of Harap Alb” - Sat, July 25, 10 a.m. - Piper Theatre Workshop presents an adaptation of the Romanian fairy tale wichoreogth raphy, music, and authentic Romanian costumes. | The Old Stone House, 336 Third St. between Fourth and Fifth Avenues, Park Slope

Caribbean Day - Sat, July 25, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. - Celebrate the island nation without leaving this island. | Brooklyn Children’s Museum, 145 Brooklyn Ave. at St. Marks Avenue, Crown Heights

Summer Scan Party - Sat, July 25, 1 p.m. - Do you have pictures of the neighborhood or family gems that you want to share and leave for posterity? Join GAHS for a summer scan party.Come with your treasures and they will scan them. You can take back your originals and they will preserve your piece of history in their archives. | Greater Astoria Historical Society, 35-20 Broadway, Long Island City

80s Night at MCU Park - Wed, July 29, 7 p.m. - Watch the Brooklyn Cyclones take on the Hudson Valley Renegades! The Brooklyn Cyclones will be giving away Juan Lagares Bobble Gloves. Enjoy 80’s Night with activities the whole family is sure to love! | MCU Park, 1904 Surf Avenue, Brooklyn

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