Events In Queens: July 15-21, 2016

SculptureSPOTLIGHT OF THE WEEK: SCULPTURE WORKSHOP – Make your own fantastical sailboat in celebration of City of Water Day! (see below)

FRIDAY 7/15
LUCHA MEXICO
A screening a new documentary on the Lucha Libre pro wrestling phenomenon in Mexico with directors Alex Hammond and Ian Markiewicz in person. $15. Museum of the Moving Image, 36-01 35th Ave., Kaufman Arts District, 7:30 p.m.

FLUSHING NIGHT OUT
Food, fashion, and music. Free. Flushing High School, 35-01 Union St., at 6 p.m. to 11 p.m.

CIGARS UNDER THE STARS
Celebrate Sopranos actor Vincent Pastore’s 70th birthday with cigars, drinks, and him. $40 (includes one cigar and one drink). Resorts World Casino New York City, 110-00 Rockaway Blvd., South Jamaica, 8 p.m.

‘MISERY’
A screening of Rob Reiner’s film as part of Classic “Psycho” Film Fridays. Free. Rufus King Park, vicinity of Jamaica Avenue and 153rd Street, Jamaica, 8:25 p.m.

THE HUNTERS
Screened as part of a retrospective on Greek director Theo Angelopoulos, Hunters uses beautiful scenery to expose Greek history. $12. Museum of the Moving Image, 36-01 35th Ave., Kaufman Arts District, 7 p.m.

SATURDAY 7/16
SCULPTURE WORKSHOP
Make your own fantastical sailboat in celebration of City of Water Day!

Add sails, flags, banners, or pictures of your pet – anything that expresses who you are and what you love. Take the boats out for a spin in the river, or your bathtub.

Saturday Sculpture Workshops are designed for kids (ages 5 to 13) and their families. Workshops are free and offered in the park’s education area on a drop-in basis.

Participants will work with a different artist each week, exploring innovative art mediums and a variety of subject matter. “Sailing Away” sculpture workshop is taught by artist Linda Ganjian and takes place from noon to 3 p.m. at Socrates Sculpture Park, located at 32-01 Vernon Blvd, Long Island City.

LOUIS ARMSTRONG’S WONDERFUL WORLD FESTIVALArmstrong
Live music, art, and food celebrate Satchmo’s life and legacy. The lineup blends the traditional New Orleans jazz of Dr. John, Soulive, and Kermit Ruffins on the Main Stage with local acts. Free. Flushing Meadows Corona Park, 1 p.m. to 8 p.m.

COMMUNITY CONSERVATIONS FOR KIDS
Elementary and middle school students are invited to join a conversation on immigration. Free. Queens Historical Society, 143-35 37th Ave., Flushing, 10 a.m.

SONG OF THE SEAN
A screening of an Oscar-nominated animated film inspired by the Celtic folklore tradition of the selkie. A young Irish boy and his little sister, who can turn into a seal, go on an adventure to free faeries and save the spirit world. Plus, a screening of the short film Anya. $11/$8 for children. New York Irish Center, 10-40 Jackson Ave., LIC, 5 p.m.

AcropolisDAYS OF ‘36 AND ATHENS, RETURN TO THE ACROPOLIS
Screened as part of a retrospective on Greek director Theo Angelopoulos, Days of ’36 follows a kidnapping and an absurd government crisis to a deadly conclusion. Athens, Return to the Acropolis is a short on old Athens that is variously ancient, national, and personal. $12. Museum of the Moving Image, 36-01 35th Ave., Kaufman Arts District, 2:30 p.m.

SUNDAY 7/17
THE ISSA CABREA QUARTET
This group performs the sounds of Colombia, 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.

CITRUS SCIENCE
Quench your thirst by inventing a citrus-flavored drink. Learn the chemistry behind acids while experimenting with lemons, limes, and other citrus fruits. $8 per family, plus museum admission. New York Hall of Science, 47-01 111th St., Corona, 10:30 a.m.

CRAFTS BAZAAR 
Local makers sell their products with $5 drink specials. QED – A Place to Show & Tell, 27-16 23rd Ave., Astoria, 1 to 6 p.m.

JAMES DALE
The Katz Concert Series presents gospel. Free. Springfield Park, vicinity of 183rd Street and 145th Road, Springfield Gardens, 5 p.m.

RECONSTRUCTION; THE BEEKEEPER; THE SUSPENDED STEP OF THE STORK
Screened as part of a retrospective on Greek director Theo Angelopoulos, Reconstruction depicts disenfranchised inhabitants of a forsaken village who reenact Greek tragedy. The Beekeeper is about a lonely beekeeper who gets involved with a young hitchhiker while driving a truck across Greece. Suspended Step captures the hopelessness and confusion of politics in a new video age. A TV journalist spots a lost soul in a refugee village and becomes convinced he is a politician who willfully disappeared from Parliament. $12. Museum of the Moving Image, 36-01 35th Ave., Kaufman Arts District, Reconstruction, The Beekeeper, and The Suspended Step of the Stork will start at 12:30 p.m., 3 p.m., and 6:30 p.m., respectively.

TUESDAY 7/19
FULL MOON KOREAN DRUMMING
Celebrate the Full Moon with a drum circle in the garden led by Song-Hee Lee from the Korean Traditional Performing Arts Association. Drums provided. $25. Flushing Town Hall, 137-35 Northern Blvd., 7 p.m.

SWING NIGHT 
The White Wedding Band plays hits from 1980s stars, including Billy Idol, The Cure, and Bon Jovi as part of the 2016 Juniper Valley Park Summer Concert Series. Free. Public space at 80th Street and Juniper Boulevard North, Middle Village, 7 p.m.

GARDEN-INSPIRED JEWELRY
The Garden Creativi-TEA series offers workshops and delicious iced tea on consecutive Tuesdays through Aug. 9. This date’s activity is jewelry design. $3/$6 per family. The Voelker Orth Museum, 149-19 38th Ave., Flushing, 1 p.m.

WEDNESDAY 7/20
RIDGEWOOD RESERVOIR TOUR
The nonprofit educational group, NYC H2O, leads an exploration of this 50-plus- acre natural oasis that straddles Brooklyn and Queens. Built in 1859, it became obsolete with the addition of Catskills reservoirs in the 1950s and was decommissioned in the 1980s. Since then, nature took its course, and a lush and dense forest has grown. A freshwater pond with waterfowl sits in the middle basin. Free. Meet in the parking lot at One Vermont Place, Brooklyn at 7 p.m.

FLIGHT OF THE CONCHORDS Sonita-poster1
A popular alternative rock band from New Zealand rocks an historic venue. $45-$65 and less. Forest Hills Stadium, One Tennis Place, 7:30 p.m.

SONITA
This documentary follows a female, teenaged refugee from Afghanistan who clashes with her parents about her future. Free. Socrates Sculpture Park, 32-01 Vernon Blvd., LIC, 7 p.m.

THE GOOD DINOSAUR
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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