Tuesday, September 3, 2013


Art, Film, History, Music  

Sept. 6, 5-8pm. First Friday Program: Watch the film 16 Acres, participate in an extended conversation around an artwork, and enjoy pay-what-you-wish admission and a cash bar with wine and beer. The Noguchi Museum, 9-01 33rd Rd., LIC

Sept. 7, 6:15 pm. Music in the Garden: Zikrayat: Pack picnic fare for an outdoor performance featuring classical music and dance traditions of Egypt, Lebanon and the greater Arab World. $2-$4. Queens Botanical Garden, 43-50 Main St., Flushing   
Sept. 9, 7 pm. LICity Forum: North Beach, where LaGuardia Airport is now located, was a major vacation spot in Queens from 1886 to 1917. Come learn the history or relive the excitement of the area. $5. Greater Astoria Historical Society, 35-20 Broadway, Astoria
Sept. 14, Noon-3 pm. Hands-on-History: Discover what school was like 200 years ago and what Rufus King read in his library. Learn how to write with a quill pen and make your own book. Free. King Manor Museum, 150-03 Jamaica Ave., Jamaica

Sept. 20, 8 pm. Crossing Frets for Tappingo: A cross-cultural live improvisation featuring a virtuoso Chinese pipa player, a Korean komungo player and an award-winning rhumba tapper. $15. Flushing Town Hall, 137-35 Northern Blvd., Flushing
Sept. 22, 11am-5 pm. Kew Gardens Community Arts Day: Explore an eclectic mix of fine art from Queens painters, glass makers, potters, poets and sidewalk chalk artists. There will also be Broadway tunes, multicultural demos/exhibits and kiddie workshops.Free. Austin St., Lefferts Blvd. and Metropolitan Ave., Kew Gardens
Sept. 7-Nov. 10. The Complete Howard Hawks: A 39-film retrospective of the great American director who made movies in almost every genre, while maintaining his distinct personal style that marked such classics as ScarfaceHis Girl Friday and Rio Bravo.
$6-$12 (Museum admission). Museum of the Moving Image, 36-01 35th Ave., Astoria/LIC
Dance, Food, Sports, Theatre

Sept. 7, 11 am-sundown. Third Annual NYC Honey Festival: Celebrate urban beekeeping with honey tastings, honey-infused creations for sale, observational hives, kiddie activities, a movie screening and more. Free. Rockaway Boardwalk at 86th St., Rockaway Beach

Sept. 12-21, Thurs.-Sun. only. 
A View From the BridgeArthur Miller's fiercely compelling drama about young love, belonging, betrayal and an uncle's rage that consumes an entire family. $18. The Secret Theatre, 44-02 23rd St., LIC 

Sept. 14, 3 pm. Super Tuner Car Show: More than 400 cars and bikes will be on display in the parking lot (north of casino, near Home Depot). Sponsored by 92.3 NOW. $23. Resorts World Casino New York City, 110-00 Rockaway Blvd., Jamaica

Sept. 14, 6 pm.
Shakti: More than 40 dancers, vocalists, tassa drummers and actors unite for a scintillating drama depicting the Hindu mythological stories of Shakti and the Almighty Shiva. $20. Frank Sinatra School of the Arts, 35-12 35th Ave., Astoria/LIC

Sept. 18-21, 8 pm. Megan V. Sprenger/MVworks: Flutter: This MVworks creation will explore themes of individuality, vulnerability and compassion, using movements intentionally crafted for each performer based on personalities, preferences and habits.$15. The Chocolate Factory Theater, 5-49 49th Ave., LIC

Sept. 20, 4-10 pm. Viva la Comida!: Organized by the 82nd Street Partnership and culinary tour guide Jeff Orlick, this anticipated food-and-music fest highlights the neighborhood's delicious cultural diversity. 82nd St. & Baxter Ave., Jackson Heights
Sept. 21, 1-4 pm. Rockspot Bike/Paddle TourAn interactive tour that allows you to explore select sites of environmental and historical significance along the peninsula and Jamaica Bay. Free registration. Firehouse 59, B 59th St. & Rockaway Beach Blvd., Rockaway
Sept. 28, 11 am-3 pm. National Estuaries Day Festival: Enjoy educational exhibits, interactive booths, free boat rides, entertainment and more to commemorate a local estuary, Little Neck Bay. Free. APEC, 228-06 Northern Blvd., Douglaston

Sept. 28. 10:30 pm. Saturday Night Lively: Don't be surprised if something unusual happens. This is the late show. The comics are looser, and the best of the best push the envelope right off the table$10. Laughing Devil Comedy Club, 47-38 Vernon Blvd., LIC
Sept. 28-29, 8 pm & 3 pm. Robert Klein: This audience favorite has had an acclaimed career in comedy, on Broadway, television and in film, for more than 40 years. $25-$35. Queens Theatre, 14 United Nations Ave. S., Flushing Meadows-Corona Park