FOR BREAKING NEWS VISIT www.qns.com JULY 21, 2016 • THE COURIER SUN 37 buzz EDITOR’S PICK turing High and Mighty Brass Band, a “dynamic krewe” combining classic New Orleans Funk and R&B with modern Afrobeat and hip-hop. Queens Botanical Garden (4350 Main St., Flushing), 3:30 p.m., FREE. Dance it out in the daytime at Quiet Clubbing’s Sunday Funday, a family-friendly affair with waterfront views. LIC Landing (52-10 Center Blvd., Long Island City), 6pm, $15. MONDAY, JULY 25 Watch wonderful movies at Maysles Cinema Mondays, tonight featuring a pair of Les Blank fi lms about Warner Herzog: “Burden of Dreams” and “Herzog Eats His Shoe.” Nowadays (56-06 Cooper Ave., Ridgewood), dusk, FREE. Take in some terrifi c tales at The Moth StorySLAM: 10 storytellers with 5 minutes each to wow the crowd. Tonight’s theme is “neighborhood.” Flushing Town Hall (137-35 Northern Blvd., Flushing), 8 p.m., $10. TUESDAY, JULY 26 Relive the ’90s at Live at the Gantries, a weekly outdoor music program with a sunset backdrop, tonight featuring the 18-piece NYC Ska Orchestra. Gantry Plaza State Park (50th Avenue and the East River), 7 p.m., FREE. Watch lovely performances for a good cause at the Dance Project’s 1st annual Student Showcase, with proceeds going to the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center. The Bay Terrace Garden Jewish Center (1300 209th St., Bayside), 7 p.m., $5. WEDNESDAY, JULY 27 See some splendid cinema at Socrates Outdoor Film Series, tonight showing “Rivers and Tides.” Socrates Sculpture Park (32-01 Vernon Blvd., LIC), dusk, FREE. Relish diverse music at the 18th Annual St. John’s University Summer Concert, featuring the Queens Symphony Orchestra playing pieces from Hollywood to Argentinean Tango to Asian Folk Music. St. John’s University Great Lawn (8000 Utopia Parkway, Fresh Meadows), 7 p.m., FREE. Once Upon a Mattress Port Washington Play Troupe Landmark Theater, 232 Main Street Port Washington 11050 July 22, 23, 29,30 at 8 PM, July 24, 31 at 2 PM For tickets, go to web site: pwmattress.bpt.me (Brown Paper Tickets) or call 800 838-3006 EDITOR’S PICK Photo via Facebook/Bangladeshi Historical Memory Project Immerse yourself in another culture at the Bangladeshi Historical Memory Project, with live-painting by Shurmmi, alpona by Amrin, and performances by The Feringhees, Zarrin Maisha and the Bangladeshi Historical Memory Project’s jatra troupe. Diversity Plaza (37th Road and 73rd Street, Jackson Heights), noon on Saturday, July 23, FREE. NEW YORK MULTICULTURAL MUSIC AND DANCE FESTIVAL The Queens New York Multicultural Music Dance Festival will enrich your life by bringing the ancestry of many cultures, and bringing their folklore to life through the presentation of their authentic traditional music and dance from the past and present. July 24, Flushing Town Hall, 137-35 Northern Blvd. Travel to Asia without leaving home at the 39th annual Asian International Film Festival, three nights of fi lm and video work by artists of the Asian Diaspora. Flushing Town Hall (137-35 Northern Blvd., Flushing), 6 p.m. on Tuesday, July 26, FREE. EDITOR’S PICK LIC Concerts, an annual event in the neighborhood that started in 2011, will offer 10 free concerts at Gantry Plaza State Park. From July 14 through Aug. 28, the park will be teeming with musicians playing all styles and genres. Performers include the Bowers-Fader Duo who play classical works on voice and guitar, The Pre- War Ponies, a pop and jazz band, and People’s Champs, a rock, funk and soul fusion band. Concerts in July will occur every Thursday at 7 p.m., and concerts in August will occur every Sunday at 5 p.m. On Sept. 4, organizers will host a free yoga and classical music class. For a full schedule, visit the LIC Concerts website.
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