74 THE QUEENS COURIER • BUZZ • AUGUST 18, 2016 FOR BREAKING NEWS VISIT www.www.qns.com happenings >AUG 18-24 THURSDAY, AUG. 18 Take a trip without leaving home at Passport Thursdays. Tonight’s theme is Taiwan and includes the fi lm “Go Grindriders!” and traditional music by the Yuhan Su Band. Queens Museum (Flushing Meadows Corona Park), 7 p.m., FREE. See some stellar cinema at the Queens World Film Festival encore screenings, tonight featuring “Modern Ruin: A World’s Fair Pavilion” by Matthew Silva, which chronicles the relic’s demise over the past 50 years. Kissena Corridor Park (Kissena Corridor, Fresh Meadows), 7 p.m., FREE. FRIDAY, AUG. 19 Look at how technology affects success or failure at the opening of the group exhibition “Artifi cial Retirement,” with performances by Byron Rich and Heather Brand, Niki Passath, and Fan Letters. Flux Factory (31-39 29th St., Long Island City), 6 p.m., FREE. BY ORIANA LECKERT/@orianablyn Hear a dynamic performance by Toshi Reagon and BIGLovely, reveling in their “big-hearted, holdnothing back approach to music.” Flushing Town Hall (137-35 Northern Blvd., Flushing), 7:30 p.m., $16. Have a wild time at Art School Acid Dropout, a night of “deep intellectual art therapy and shallow humorous comedy storytelling.” The Creek & the Cave (10-93 Jackson Ave., Long Island City), 10 p.m., $5. SATURDAY, AUG. 20 Take a magical puppet journey with Jack & the Beanstalk: Maritime Marionettes, a presentation featuring marionettes, shadow puppets, music and storytelling. Flushing Town Hall (137-35 Northern Blvd., Flushing), 10:30 a.m., $6. Have a blast at Sculpture Center’s LIC Block Party, a day of artist-led activities, live music, performances, an artists’ market and food from local restaurants. SculptureCenter (44-19 Purves St., Long Island City), noon, FREE. Hear some tunes while you shop at the LIC Flea Music Series, today featuring British Invasion: covers of tunes by our neighbors across the pond. LIC Flea (525 46th Ave., Long Island City), 1 p.m., FREE. Rock out in the daytime at 9th Planet Presents, with performances from Topaz Jones, Bohan Phoenix, Jachary, White Cliffs, and Phonoscenes. Trans-Pecos (9-15 Wyckoff Ave., Ridgewood), 2 p.m., $8. Shake your body at Warm-Up, the quintessential summer music series, today featuring Joy Orbison + Ben UFO, Hot Chip, and Marcus Marr. MoMA PS1 (22-25 Jackson Ave., LIC), 3 p.m., $22. Look at some marvelous moves at Norte Maar’s Dance at Socrates, featuring Ephrat Asherie, Aaron McGloin Dance, Christopher Rudd, and Nora Gibson. Socrates Sculpture Park (32-01 Vernon Blvd., LIC), 4 p.m., FREE. Get sexy at Invasión Dominicana, with dancing all night plus drag by Nikki Ponce, Dayonara Lancosme, Alvaira Muak, Christinee Latifa, and more. Club Evolution (76-19 Roosevelt Ave., Jackson Heights), 5 p.m., FREE. SUNDAY, AUG. 21 Have a swinging meal at Live Jazz Brunch, with yummy American/ Middle Eastern cuisine and tunes by Jordan Piper and friends. Dandana Astoria (42-21 Broadway, Long Island City), 11 a.m., FREE. Dance it out while stuffi ng your face at Queen of Astoria’s Brews BBQ Beats, with music by DJ Primo and DJ JFuse and delicious eats from John Brown’s Smokehouse. Rockaway Brewing Co. (46-01 5th St., Long Island City), 2 p.m., $20. Make something awesome at the Artists’ Book Workshop, led by interdisciplinary artist Christina Freeman. Flux Factory (31-39 29th St., Long Island City), 1 p.m., FREE. Meet someone new at the Singles Social & Dance, a mix-and-mingle with refreshments and music by DJ ATTENTION: Want your event on this page? Post it on QNS.com! It’s never been easier to submit a Happening. Become a registered member at www.qns.com, visit the Events page, click the “Add Event” bar at left, complete the form and click “Post Event.” You can even post a photo or a fl ier for your event. It takes only a couple of minutes to complete, and it’s absolutely FREE! We’ll select entries on our QNS.com Events site for our Happenings page in The Queens Courier and Ridgewood Times. Let all of Queens know what’s going on tomorrow by posting it on QNS.com today! EDITOR’S PICK Photo via Facebook Raise a ruckus with the robust brass NOLA/NYC ensemble High & Mighty Brass Band, presented by the Kupferberg Center. O’Donahue Park (Beach 17th Street, Rockaways), 5 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 19, FREE.
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