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The movie adaptation of Tom Wolfe”s famous book, “The Right Stuff,” airs Friday at 7 p.m. at the Museum of the Moving Imagein Astoria.
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Film

The Right Stuff — Director Philip Kaufman’s mammoth adaptation of Tom Wolfe’s bestseller about the selection and lift-off of NASA’s first astronauts, known as the Mercury Seven, is a singular Hollywood epic - presented here in glorious 70mm.

When: Friday, Sept. 1 at 7 p.m.

Where: Museum of the Moving Image, 36-01 35th Ave., Astoria

Cost: $15

Contact: (718) 784-0077

Website: www.movingimage.us

Splash and Bubbles — Splash, Bubbles and their friends Dunk and Ripple go on underwater adventures learning about marine biology and oceanography in this new animated series co-produced by the Jim Henson Company.

When: Saturday, Sept. 2 and Sunday, Sept. 3 at 11:30 a.m.

Where: Museum of the Moving Image, 36-01 35th Ave., Astoria

Cost: $15

Contact: (718) 784-0077

Website: www.movingimage.us

Raiders of the Lost Ark — The film that introduced Indiana Jones remains one of the most exciting movies of all time, a perfectly engineered roller coaster that functions as both a winking homage to the action serials of director Steven Spielberg’s childhood and a singular adventure in its own right.

When: Saturday, Sept. 2 at 3 p.m.

Where: Museum of the Moving Image, 36-01 35th Ave., Astoria

Cost: $15

Contact: (718) 784-0077

Website: www.movingimage.us

Person to Person — During a single day in New York, a variety of characters grapple with the mundane, the unexpected, and the larger questions reverberating through their lives.

When: Saturday, Sept. 2 and Sunday, Sept. 3 at 4 p.m. and 6:30 p.m.

Where: Museum of the Moving Image, 36-01 35th Ave., Astoria

Cost: $15

Contact: (718) 784-0077

Website: www.movingimage.us

The Nutty Professor — Widely regarded as director Jerry Lewis’ directorial masterpiece, this variation on the Jekyll and Hyde theme features Lewis playing the meek science teacher Julius Kelp, whose potion turns him into the irresistible lounge singer Buddy Love

When: Sunday, Sept. 3 at 1 p.m.

Where: Museum of the Moving Image, 36-01 35th Ave., Astoria

Cost: $15

Contact: (718) 784-0077

Website: www.movingimage.us

Events

Girls Basketball Clinic — Instructors will teach participants the basic rules and fundamental skills of basketball in preparation for our 2018 winter basketball tournament. All skill levels are welcome!

When: Friday, Sept. 1, from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Where: Lost Battalion Hall Recreation Center

Cost: Free

Contact: (718) 393-7370

Capoeira for Beginners — Led by certified instructor Camaleao from Capoeira Nago Queens, this six-part series will introduce participants to the basic fundamentals of the Brazilian martial art of capoeira. This introduction will offer guidance with balance, flexibility, and agility while also providing a brief history of capoeira traditions.

When: Saturday, Sept. 2, from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m.

Where: Socrates Sculpture Park

Contact: (718) 956-1819

Cost: Free

Omar’s Summer Send-Off Party — Ethan’s philosophy is that magic is meant to be created and shared with people and should not simply be designed to trick the crowd. Together, both Ethan and the audience create an amazing show. Guests of all ages should come out and be surprised.

When: Saturday, Sept. 2, from 2 p.m. and 6 p.m.

Where: Forest Park Carousel

Contact: (718) 768-2676

Cido the Clown — Having entertained children for over 10 years, Cido is a member of the World Clown Association and Clowns of America International. From his red nose to his big feet, Cido is a professional clown to the fullest. This clown magic show is sure to be fun for all.

When: Sunday, Sept. 3, at 2 p.m. and 4 p.m.

Where: Fantasy Forest Amusement Park

Contact: (718) 788-2676

Cost: Free

The Amazing Captain Faust — A Coney Island performer in the heart of Queens! Come see his slight-of-hand tricks and amazing illusions that is sure to leave guests in awe.

When: Monday, Sept. 4, at 2 p.m. and 4 p.m.

Where: Forest Park Carousel

Contact: (718) 768-2676

Music

Ricky Rodriguez and the EXP Project — Performers include Marko Churnzern (piano, keys and synth), Andrew Gould (alto sax), EJ Strickland (drums) and Ricky Rodriguez ( electric bass and compositions)

When: Friday, Sept. 1 at 9:30 p.m.

Where: Terraza 7, Elmhurst

Contact: (347) 808-0518

Cost: $12, free for children 12 and under

Monthly Jazz Jam — Held on the first Wednesday of every month. Jazz Jams are a fun way to hone your skills and jam with your peers. The house band is led by saxophonist Carol Sudhalter. All are welcome regardless of instrument. Don’t play? Come listen.

When: Wednesday, Sept. 6 at 7 p.m.

Where: Flushing Town Hall

Cost: $10 (free for members, students, and jamming musicians)

Contact: (718) 463-7700 x222

Website: www.flushingtownhall.org

Posted 12:00 am, September 1, 2017
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