FOR BREAKING NEWS VISIT www.queenscourier.com AUGUST 1, 2013 • BUZZ • THE QUEENS COURIER 53 buzz TUESDAY, AUGUST 20 THRU FRIDAY, AUGUST 23 The U.S Open qualifying tournament is the only free tournament that lets spectators experience high-level tennis without the prices of normal professional tournaments. The qualifying tournament is held at the courts at USTA National Tennis Center. Professional players compete to advance to one of the most storied tennis tournaments in the world. Although the top tier of players do not need to qualify, the majority of them will be practicing on the grounds of the USTA. Gates open at 10 a.m. THROUGH SEPETEMBER 1 The New York Hall of Science presents “Space Junk: 3D,” which examines the science behind collisions that occur around Earth’s orbit. This theater presentation takes the audience over 20,000 miles from Earth’s surface in examining the danger of excess debris in space and the possible methods to preserve Earth’s orbits. “Space Junk” employs visually enthralling effects with pragmatic themes to creative an educational and entertaining experience. Admission is $6 for adults, $5 for children and seniors, plus NYSCI admission. Showings are daily. For more info, visit http://www.nysci.org/visit/events. The New York Hall of Science’s 3D theater is showing “The Last Reef,” an underwater journey that explores the unrivaled biodiversity of coral reefs. “The Last Reef” draws parallels between coral reefs, underwater centers vital to marine life, and cities, which bustle with human exchange. While this 3-dimensional feature is an entertaining experience, it also communicates the disturbing reality that coral reefs, which have been perhaps the most enduring and essential life forms in Earth’s history, are being threatened with extinction as a result of human pollution. Screening times are Monday through Friday 11:30 a.m. and 2:15 p.m., and Saturday and Sunday 11:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. Recommended for ages 6 and older. For more info, visit http://www. nysci.org/visit/events/event/3dlastreef THROUGH AUGUST 24 The Museum of Moving Image features a series that examines acclaimed director Wong Kar-wai. EDITOR’S PICK Arabic music & Dance SATURDAY AUGUST 3, The Ridgewood Library is hosting Zikrayat: Arabic music and Dance around the Mediterranean. The program will mix music and dance from Egypt, Syria, Greece, Turkey, Tunisia and beyond. 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