Weekly Entertainment Calendar - May 11 - May 18
by Jennifer Khedaroo
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Listen to the beautiful music performed by Quicksilver at King Manor Museum. (Photo credit: Teresa Tam Studio)
Listen to the beautiful music performed by Quicksilver at King Manor Museum. (Photo credit: Teresa Tam Studio)

Georgia O’Keeffe — Living Modern - Ongoing - 'A new look at the renowned modernist artist and her self-crafted public persona. Wednesdays and Fridays – Sundays, 11 am–6 pm, Thursdays, 11 am–10 pm until Tuesday, May 23 |Brooklyn Historical Society, 128 Pierrepont Street, Brooklyn Heights

“Iggy Pop Life Class” - Thurs, May 11 - 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

The Genius of Geoffrey Holder - Ongoing - Born and raised in Trinidad, Geoffrey Holder reveled his genius in his long career in dance, theater, film, music and art. As a choreographer, designer, director, and actor. Holder is well represented in all of the research and circulating collections of the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts. This exhibition is on through May 30.| Jamaica Center for Arts & Learning, Miller Gallery, 161-04 Jamaica Ave., Jamaica

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

Commonwealth: Water For All - Ongoing; All day - In New York City, it’s easy to take water for granted. Water makes up more than 60% of our bodies, and while it is essential to life, increasingly we’ve come to think of it as a commodity to be bought and sold thoughtlessly. Highlighting the urgency of this issue, two recently acquired portfolios of prints developed by the Justseeds Artists’ Cooperative, We Are the Storm (2015) and Wellspring (2016), are presented with a selection of materials developed for the movement against the Dakota Access Pipeline at the Standing Rock Reservation in North Dakota. Commonwealth: Water For All is the third in a series of exhibitions that features contemporary expressions about water, its utility, and its preservation and consumption in dialogue with the Museum’s long-term display of the Relief Map of New York City’s Water System, a sprawling WPA project commissioned for the 1939-40 World’s Fair. The model traces the system of aqueducts and tunnels that support the flow of water from the mountains of upstate New York to New York City. | Queens Museum, Flushing Meadows Corona Park


Quicksilver - Fri, May 12 - 7 pm - Presented as part of the Five Boroughs Music Festival’s 10th anniversary season, this concert offers Queens residents with a chance to witness a world class chamber ensemble performing rarely heard Baroque chamber music at an extremely affordable price. Tickets can be purchased at 5bmf.org/2017/05/13/quicksilver/ - $15 for general & $10 for students and seniors. | King Manor Museum, 150-03 Jamaica Avenue, Jamaica

Chaka Khan - Sat, May 13 - 7:30 pm - One of the most influential singers in modern music. $45-$85 | Walt Whitman Theatre @ Brooklyn College, Avenue H at Campus Road, Midwood

Rock & Roll Playhouse presents - Sun, May 14 - Noon - Featuring the music of Madonna. $10 – Free Admission for Moms on Mother's Day! | Brooklyn Bowl, 61 Wythe Avenue, Williamsburg


Spring Film Series: Some Like it Hot - Wed, May 17 - 2 - 5 pm - Classic comedy with Jack Lemmon and Tony Curtis who witness a mob hit, then elude their pursuers disguised as women in an all-girl band–including Marilyn Monroe in a memorable comic performance. (1959)| Queens Museum, New York City Building, Flushing Meadows Corona Park


The New Mastersounds Special All Ages Daytime Performance - Sat, May 13 - Noon - "Control The Sound" is a band from Brooklyn made up of talented 12 year olds who energize all ages with rock/funk/soul. $10 | Brooklyn Bowl, 61 Wythe Avenue, Williamsburg

Rescue the Runway - Sat, May 13; 1:30 - 5 pm - Featuring adoptable dogs from our One Lucky Pup program, as well as dogs from our friends at Animal Haven, Badass Brooklyn Animal Rescue, Rebound Hounds and SPCA of Westchester. For full details and ticket info, head to www.rescuetherunway.org | Berg'n, 899 Bergen Street, Prospect Heights

Little Makers: Flower Explorations - Sun, May 14 - 10:30 am - 12:30 pm - Use your senses to observe, tinker and learn about flowers and other natural materials. $8 plus admission. | NY Hall of Science, 47-01 111th Street, Corona

You're A Good Man, Charlie Brown - Until Sat, May 13 - A musical comedy based on the characters created by cartoonist Charles M. Shultz. Visit web.ovationtix.com/trs/cal/1681/1493611200000 for times & tickets. | The Children's Secret Theatre, 44-02 23rd Street, LIC

Greenpoint Avenue “Sunnyside” Festival - Sat, May 13; 10am-6pm - Organized by the Kiwanis Club of Sunnyside.| Greenpoint Avenue from 42nd to 48th Street, Sunnyside

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