Events In Queens: August 19-25, 2016

HONEY-HARVEST

SPOTLIGHT OF THE WEEK:  ANNUAL HONEY HARVEST FESTIVAL (see below)

THURSDAY 8/18
OUTDOOR INTERNATIONAL DANCE, MUSIC, AND FILM SERIES
This summertime staple presents a movie, concert, and art-making workshop reflecting Taiwanese culture. Queens Museum, NYC Building, Flushing Meadows Corona Park, 7 p.m.

MoonFULL MOON DRUMMING WORKSHOP
Celebrate the full moon with master drummers from Korea and China. $25. Flushing Town Hall, 137-35 Northern Blvd., 7 p.m.

MODERN RUIN: A WORLD’S FAIR PAVILION
The Queens World Film Festival screens a documentary on the New York State Pavilion, following the structure from the 1964 World’s Fair to its slow demise over the past 50 years. Free. Kissena Corridor Park, Main Street and Elder Avenue, Flushing, dusk.

THE BRIANNA THOMAS QUARTET
Live jazz as part of Summerfest. Free. Cabbell Park, Francis Lewis Boulevard at 120th Avenue, Cambria Heights, 7 p.m.

FRIDAY 8/19
LINCOLN CENTER’S “ACT ONE”
Queens Theatre has been showing films of classic Lincoln Center performances. “Act One” is a play about a poor kid from the Bronx who becomes a Broadway star. Free. Festival Lawn, Flushing Meadows Corona Park, 8 p.m.

“RESTLESS LOVE”
Screened as part of a series on female Brazilian directors, “Restless Love” captures best friends Julia, Micaela, and Diego who are entering their thirties. They still struggle to find their path in life as they fall in and out of relationships, change jobs, and fight with their parents. $12. Museum of the Moving Image, 36-01 35th Ave., Kaufman Arts District, 7:30 p.m.

NOSHWALKS: FRIDAY IN FLUSHING
A guided tour of various food purveyors and historic landmarks. Expect South Asian, Chinese, Korean, and Latin American cuisine. $57. Meet at Al-Aziz Market, 43-27 Main St., Flushing, 2:30 p.m.

TOSHI REAGON
Concert by Toshi Reagon, a versatile singer/songwriter with a profound ear for everything from folk to funk and blues to rock. $16. Flushing Town Hall, 137-35 Northern Blvd., 7:30 p.m.

“CROKE PARK LIVES”
This documentary reports on the 2009 All-Ireland Gaelic Football Championship, taking viewers into the kitchens and canteens, revealing the secrets of the event control room, slipping into briefings and down tunnels. $11/$8 for seniors, students, and the unemployed. New York Irish Center, 10-40 Jackson Ave., LIC, 7:30 p.m.

HIGH AND MIGHTY BRASS BAND
This group performs jazz as part of an outdoor music series presented by Kupferberg Center for the Arts and the Queens Parks Department. Free. O’Donahue Park, vicinity of Beach 17th Street, Far Rockaway, 5 p.m.

Salsa

SATURDAY 8/20
SALSA EXTRAVAGANZA
Grammy-winning Andy Montañez and gold- and platinum-selling Eddie Santiago take the stage. $40-$75. Resorts World Casino New York City, 110-00 Rockaway Blvd., South Jamaica, 9 p.m.

LIC BLOCK PARTY
SculptureCenter’s annual festival includes live performances; family friendly art activities; an artists’ market, and food from local restaurants. Free. Purves Street at Jackson Avenue, LIC, noon to 5 p.m.

Noguchi

CENTER OF ATTENTION
Visitors engage in a guided, hour-long conversation about Isamu Noguchi’s Akari light sculptures. Free. Noguchi Museum, 9-01 33rd St., LIC, 4 p.m.

QUEENS 5K  CHAMPIONSHIPS
Various local running clubs compete to be the borough’s best, but all are invited to this race. $30/$35 on race day. Flushing Meadows Corona Park, 9 a.m.

STEINWAY VILLAGE
A guided walking tour of a neighborhood created in large part by William Steinway for workers at the nearby Steinway Piano Works. Explore residences, churches, and businesses associated with the factory, as well as Steinway Mansion. $20. Meet at 23rd Avenue and Steinway Street on the northwest corner (red brick building), noon.

DANCE AT SOCRATES
A performance with in-residence troupes on an outdoor stage in a grove of trees. Free. Socrates Sculpture Park, 32-01 Vernon Blvd., LIC, 4 p.m.

“THE HATEFUL EIGHT”
Shown as part of the See It Big! Series, this Quentin Tarantino western is about bounty hunter and his fugitive captive who encounter a bounty hunter and a supposed sheriff, before being stranded by a blizzard in Minnie’s Haberdashery, which harbors four more suspicious characters. $15. Museum of the Moving Image, 36-01 35th Ave., Kaufman Arts District, 3 p.m. and 7 p.m.

SUNDAY 8/21
NOSHWALKS: REGO PARK
A guided tour of cuisine from Central Asia, Georgia, Persia, Uzbekistan, Russia, and Israel. $57. Meet at Rokhat Kosher Bakery, 65-43 Austin St., Rego Park, 1 p.m.

Waiting

“WAITING…”
Screened as part of a series on Indian New Wave film, “Waiting” follows a vivacious young newlywed whose life changes in an instant when a car crash leaves her husband in a coma. In the hospital, she meets a reserved older professor whose wife has been brain dead for eight months. $15. Museum of the Moving Image, 36-01 35th Ave., Kaufman Arts District, 6:30 p.m.

ROCK FROM THE 1950S TO THE PRESENT
The Beats band performs as part of the Summer Sundays in the Park series. Free. Travers Park, 78th Street between 34th Avenue and Northern Boulevard, Jackson Heights, 4 p.m.

MONDAY 8/22
QUEENS DINNER CLUB
Queens BBQ legend Josh Bowen hosts a sneak peak of his new emporium Mothership Meat Company. The evening’s menu includes brisket with garam masala pepper rub, short rib pastrami, Yuzu smoked duck, smoked whole hog, and saffron bread pudding. $60. Mothership Meat, 27-20 40th Ave., LIC, 7 p.m.

THE MOTH STORYSLAM: NEIGHBORHOOD
A storytelling contest open to anybody with a true yarn to spin on the night’s theme: Back to School. Stories might be broadcast on NPR. $10. Flushing Town Hall, 137-35 Northern Blvd., 8 p.m.

Star-Wars

TUESDAY 8/23
ANNUAL HONEY HARVEST FESTIVAL
Learn about beekeeping, harvests, bees, apiaries, and honey,
make bee-inspired art, and enjoy house punch made with garden grapes. $6/$3 for children. Voelker Orth Museum, 149-19 38th Ave., Flushing, 12:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

WEDNESDAY 8/24
STAR WARS: THE FORCE AWAKENS

A screening from the Movies on the Green series. Free. The Shops at Atlas Park, 80-00 Cooper Ave., Glendale, 7 p.m.

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