32 THE COURIER SUN • AUGUST happenings 11, 2016 FOR BREAKING NEWS VISIT www.www.qns.com >AUG 11-17 THURSDAY, AUG. 11 Take a trip without leaving home at Passport Thursdays. Tonight’s theme is India and includes the fi lm “Dhanak/Rainbow” and a performance by Ajna Dance Company. Queens Museum (Flushing Meadows Corona Park, New York City Building, Meridian Road), 7 p.m., FREE. See some stellar cinema at the Queens World Film Festival encore screenings, tonight featuring “H.O.M.E.” by Daniel Maldonado, a multicultural story in English, Spanish and Chinese. Kissena Corridor Park (Kissena Corridor, Fresh Meadows), 7:30 p.m., FREE. FRIDAY, AUG. 12 Listen to some lovely tunes at the Yuhan Su Jazz Quintet’s performance of “Mythology,” a series of compositions inspired by Chinese myths. Flushing Town Hall (137-35 Northern Blvd., Flushing), 8 p.m., $16 suggested. Dance it out at Empire Breaks, with DJs ILLexxandra and Shakey spinning everything from global bassoon to electro swang to magic unicorn music. The Keep (205 Cypress Ave., Ridgewood), 10 p.m., FREE. Find your groove (silently!) at Quiet Clubbing’s Beer Garden Party, with three DJs, a huge beer selection, and a massive outdoor garden to dance in. Bohemian Hall & Beer Garden (2919 24th Ave., Astoria), 10 p.m., $5. Saturday, Aug. 13 Bask in the beauty of blooms at Taiwan: A World of Orchids, a stunning display of fl owers and live music, all weekend. Queens Botanical Garden (4350 Main St., Flushing), 10 a.m., $6. Clap your hands to the sounds of the Big City Folk Festival, featuring 25 acts over two days, from The Travelers to Dolphins Don’t Love to Jim from Kansas. LIC Bar (45-58 Vernon Blvd., Long Island City), 1 p.m., $10 suggested. Immerse yourself in culture at Chatpati Mela, the annual South Asian street festival, with performances, food, bhangra lessons, henna tattoos and much more. BY ORIANA LECKERT/@orianablyn EDITOR’S PICK See how easy it is to be green at The Frog: A Kermit Kompilation, showcasing Jim Henson’s most memorable performances as everyone’s favorite amphibian. Museum of the Moving Image (36-01 35 Ave., Astoria), 1 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 14, $12. Play Street/Pedestrian Plaza (78th Street and Northern Boulevard, Jackson Heights), 1 p.m., FREE. Shop and dine late into the evening at the LIC Flea Night Market, with global cuisine, local crafts and the Flea’s all-Queens beer garden, featuring craft beers from Queensbased breweries. LIC Flea (525 46th Ave., Long Island City), 1 p.m., FREE. Listen to the dulcet sounds of the New York Peking Opera Society performing a Chinese folk opera. Flushing Community Library (41-17 Main St., Flushing), 2 p.m., FREE. Shake your body at Warm-Up, the quintessential summer music series, today featuring Special Request, Doc Scott, Mumdance b2b Logos, SADAF and SHYBOI. MoMA PS1 (22- 25 Jackson Ave., LIC), 3 p.m., $22. Look at some marvelous moves at Norte Maar’s Dance at Socrates, featuring Julia K. Gleich, GREYZONE, Kyle Marshall 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!
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