Weekly Entertainment Calendar - February 9 - February 16
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Listen to the beautiful music of Ella Fitzgerald done by vocalist 
Thana Alexalt at On Stage at Kingsborough.
Listen to the beautiful music of Ella Fitzgerald done by vocalist Thana Alexalt at On Stage at Kingsborough.
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Art

“Marilyn Minter: Pretty/Dirty” - Thurs, Feb. 9 - 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. 10 - 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

Flamenco Vivo Carlota Santana - Sat, Feb. 11- Sun, Feb. 12 - Flamenco Vivo is one of the nation's premier Flamenco and Spanish dance companies. Drawing from centuries of Arabic, Gypsy and Sephardic Jewish influences, the company presents the extraordinarily rich diversity of Flamenco in powerful, invigorating performances. Co-Founder and Artistic Director Carlota Santana leads a brilliant company of spirited dancers and musicians. Saturday 2pm & 8pm; Sunday 3pm. Tickets from $25 |Old First Reformed Church, 729 Carroll St., Park Slope

Ella! - Fri, Feb. 10; 7 pm - Vocalist Thana AlexaIt and the Israeli 12th Night Jazz Quartet celebrate the music of Ella Fitzgerald at this cabaret show inside the Kingsborough Lighthouse. | On Stage at Kingsborough, 2001 Oriental Blvd., Manhattan Beach

Five Borough Songbook, Volume II - Sun, Feb. 12; 3 pm - Five Boroughs Music Festival presents the Queens premiere of this new collection of songs, celebrating the Big Apple; an exciting array of NYC stories written by 20 wonderful composers. Join us at 2 PM for a discussion with several of the creators.|Flushing Town Hall, 137-35 Northern Blvd., Flushing

Film

The Supreme Price - Fri, Feb. 10; 6:30-9:30 pm- This 2014 documentary examines the pro-democracy movement in Nigeria and efforts to increase the participation of women as leaders. Professor Magaly Colimon-Christopher will introduce and lead a discussion afterward. | First Unitarian Chapel, 116 Pierrepont St., Brooklyn Heights

BlaxploItalian: 100 Years of Blackness in Italian Cinema - Fri, Feb. 10; 5:30 pm - A fascinating look at a little-explored aspect of international cinema, this documentary uncovers the careers of a seldom-discussed group of entertainers, actors of African-American and African descent in Italian cinema.| Museum of the Moving Image, 36-01 35th Avenue, Astoria

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