Weekly Entertainment Calendar - Nov. 19 to Nov. 15
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Learn the elements of Chamber music and listen to some classical music on Saturday, Nov. 21 at the Jamaica Center for Arts & Learning
Learn the elements of Chamber music and listen to some classical music on Saturday, Nov. 21 at the Jamaica Center for Arts & Learning
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Art

“Impressionism and the Caribbean: Francisco Oller and His Transatlantic World” - Thurs, Nov. 19 - 11 am to 6 pm - An exhibition of celebrated Puerto Rican-Born painter Francisco Oller in transnational context, with paintings and works on paper by Oller, his predecessors, and his contemporaries in the Caribbean, Europe, and the United States.| Brooklyn Museum, 200 Eastern Pkwy., Prospect Heights

Poet Reading: Queens Poet Laureates - Thursday, Nov. 19, 6 pm to 8 pm - Enjoy selected readings from the books of Maria Lisella and Paolo Javier. | Astoria Bookshop, 31-29 31st Street , Astoria

GAHS - History Roundtable - Thursday, Nov. 19, 6 p.m. - Join in an observation between the Greater Astoria Historical Society and the Civil War Roundtable of New York City focused on the events that pitted the once divided states against other divided states on the 150th anniversary of the Civil War. $5/ GAHS & Civil War Roundtable | Greater Astoria Historical Society, 35-20 Broadway, 4th Floor, Long Island City

“Tokyo International Photography Competition” - Fri, Nov. 20, 11 am to 6 pm - United Photo Industries presents an exhibition of the winners of the third annual Tokyo International Photography Competition. Eight photographers from around the world were selected by an illustrious jury of photography experts; come see the winner’s exhibition!|United Photo Industries, 16 Main St., Dumbo

To Kill a Mockingbird - Until Sunday, Nov. 22, 2 pm and 8 pm - Witness the classic stage adaption from the novel by Harper Lee about a lawyer defending a wrongly accused African American man of rape in an Alabama town run under prejudice and stereotypical circumstances. | Queens Theatre, 14 United Nations Ave S, Flushing Meadows Corona Park

Zhang Hongtu - Fri, Nov. 20, All day - Featuring more than 90 objects, Zhang Hongtu showcases the artist’s multifaceted and unceasing creativity in diverse styles and media. The earliest works date from Zhang’s art studies as a youth in Beijing, and follow his life during Chairman Mao Zedong’s Cultural Revolution. Ongoing until February 28, 2016| Queens Museum, Flushing Meadows Corona Park’

Music/Dance

Beyond Time - Thurs, Nov. 19, 7:30 pm - Taiwan’s U-Theatre returns to BAM with choreopoem “Beyond Time,” a meditative exploration of man’s relationship to the universe that combines traditional Taiwanese drumming and folk music with contemporary dance theater and martial arts.|BAM Howard Gilman Opera House, 30 Lafayette Ave., Boerum Hill

Klezmer in Little Neck - Sat, Nov. 21, Spend the night dancing to the tunes of - Dmitry Zisl Slepovitch and his critically acclaimed “Litvakus” ensemble, an offering of Klezmer music from Eastern Europe.| Opera Pomme Rouge, 46-16 Little Neck Parkway, Little Neck

Gilbert and Sullivan’s: HMS Pinafore - Sun, Nov. 22, 3 to 5 pm - This satirical musical revolves around lowly sailor Ralph Rackstraw who falls in love with the captain’s daughter. Her heart beats only for Ralph, but she’s been promised to the haughty Sir Joseph Porter. Enter Little Buttercup, who argues that Ralph was really born to the captain’s parents. | Queensborough Performing Arts Center, 222-05 56th Ave., Bayside

Film/Theatre

The Last Colony - Thurs, Nov. 19 , 7 pm - This documentary examines Puerto Rico’s political status through interviews with politicians, historians, sociologists, and economists. Followed by a discussion with with Nelson A. Denis, former New York State Assemblyman and author of “War Against All Puerto Ricans.” | Brooklyn Museum, Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Auditorium, Third Floor, 200 Eastern Parkway, Prospect Heights

Shabbat Dinner with Comedy - Thurs, Nov. 19, 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm - Jokesters such as Tovah Silbermann (Empire Biscuit Comedy Festival) talk about their Orthodox Jewish upbringings in a way that is equally informative as it is funny. Between each act, there is a “Jew and A” where audience members can ask questions about the insular world of Orthodoxy. | QED, 27-16 23rd Ave, Astoria

Emigration Double Bill - Fri, Nov. 20, 8:15 pm - Witness two intriguing films in Jim Sheridan’s “In America,” as well as the NYC premiere of the 2015 film “A Heart of Our Own,” directed by Gabrielle Ewing. The screenings include free popcorn and a Skype Q&A with the director Ewing.| New York Irish Center, 10-40 Jackson Ave., Long Island City

The Crow’s Egg - Sun, Nov. 22 - A film that follows slum kids on their journey to have their first pizza pie after a pizza parlor opens on the location of their old playground in Chennai. $12. | Museum of the Moving Image, 36-01 35 Avenue, Astoria

Senior Film Series - Wed, Nov. 25 - “Pride,” a 2014 film, follows gay activists who try to forge an alliance with Welsh mine workers during their lengthy 1984 strike. Based on a true story. | Queens Museum, Flushing Meadows Corona Park

Family

Lincoln Center’s Boro-Linc: Chamber Music Society: Musical Moods

Sat., Nov. 21 ; 2 to 4 pm ; The not-so-famous composer Wolfgang Amadeus Schmutzinberry needs to write a piece of music that shows just how much he loves his grandmother. Luckily, The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center artists are ready to reveal how composers use the elements of timbre, dynamics, and articulation to create specific moods in music. Recommended for ages 8-10. A community artist workshop will take place before the concert 2-3 pm.| Jamaica Center for Arts & Learning, Jamaica Performing Arts Center, 153-10 Jamaica Avenue, Jamaica

Opera comes to Queens - Family Style - Sat, Nov. 21 ; 7 pm to 7:45 pm - Have a family night in watching a presentation of the Opera Pomme Rouge of the classic, “Hansel and Gretel,” at the magnificant Moak Yank Presbyterian Church in Whitestone. The enchanting production will offer the promising youthful talent of the Opera Pomme Young Artists Program, originating from an array of areas around the world. Furthermore, the play will be an interactive one, where audience members will be granted the opportunity to participate as well, with or without experience! | 1225 Clintonville St, Whitestone

Gingerbread Lane - Ongoing; All day ; Marvel at homemade gingerbread houses made entirely of edible gingerbread, royal icing and candy. The houses are drafted, designed, baked, planned, built and decorated by chef Jon Lovitch over the course of an entire year. GingerBread Lane has won the Guinness World Record for the largest gingerbread village for 2013 and 2014 and will compete for its third consecutive Guinness World Record this year. | NY Hall of Science, 47-01 111th Street, Corona
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