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Film

The Color of Money — In an Academy Award-winning performance, Paul Newman reprises his role from “The Hustler” as Fast Eddie Felson, 25 years later and retired. He takes a brash young talent under his wings, but egos clash and the men part ways. Ultimately, Felson is lured back to confront his protégé and the demons that have long haunted him.

When: Friday, March 3 at 7 p.m.; Sunday, March 5 at 6 p.m.

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

Cost: $15

Contact: (718) 784-0077

Website: www.movingimage.us

Call of Heroes — When a spoiled young man is accused of triple murder, his father—a powerful general who has grown into a vicious and depraved warlord—threatens to destroy the town if his son is convicted. It leaves villagers with an impossible choice: let a guilty man go free, or face the consequences of pursuing justice.

When: Friday, March 3 at 7:30 p.m.

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

Cost: $15

Contact: (718) 784-0077

Website: www.movingimage.us

Sanctuary — What could be more natural for them than to want to be alone, together? They bribe their feckless caretaker to book them a hotel for an afternoon. But Larry and Sophie aren’t any couple—they both have intellectual disabilities, and by attempting to be intimate, they’re breaking the law in Ireland.

When: Saturday, March 4 at 2:30 p.m.

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

Cost: $15

Contact: (718) 784-0077

Website: www.movingimage.us

Kills on Wheels — In this wildly original dark comedy, two teenaged boys living in a facility for children with disabilities are looking for a way out. When they befriend a gruff firefighter-turned-hitman who enlists them to be his accomplice wheelchair assassins, they enter a surreal world of gangsters and guns, all the while coming to terms with their respective disabilities.

When: Saturday, March 4 at 5 p.m.

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

Cost: $15

Contact: (718) 784-0077

Website: www.movingimage.us

The View From Tall — Precocious, isolated, and relentlessly bullied by her classmates about her height, Chicagoland high school senior Justine reluctantly begins therapy in the aftermath of a messy public affair with her English teacher. After a rocky first few sessions, she forms an unlikely bond with Douglas, her therapist, who is in a wheelchair and nurses demons of his own.

When: Sunday, March 5 at 2:30 p.m.

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

Cost: $15

Contact: (718) 784-0077

Website: www.movingimage.us

The Hustler — In one of his finest roles, Paul Newman is Fast Eddie, the brash pool hustler who drifts through seedy nocturnal cityscapes until meeting his match in Jackie Gleason’s Minnesota Fats. His self-destructive impulses also meet their match, in his rocky and tender relationship with Sarah.

When: Sunday, March 5 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

My Feral Heart — A sudden bereavement throws Luke, a fiercely independent young man with Down syndrome, into a group home—a daunting new environment where he finds unexpected support from his feisty, streetwise caretaker and a local heir dealing with his own demons.

When: Sunday, March 5 at 5 p.m.

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

Cost: $15

Contact: (718) 784-0077

Website: www.movingimage.us

Events

Long Island City Food Tour — Treat your taste buds as you eat your way through one of Queens’ most historic and vibrant neighborhoods with the Long Island City Food Tour.

When: Weekdays starting at 11 a.m.; Weekends starting at 12:30 p.m.

Where: Meet in Long Island City (exact location provided with ticket purchase).

Cost: $47.95 for children under 12; $64.95 for adults

Contact: 347-685-4415

Website: www.queensfoodtours.com

Get Your Zen On! — Certified master yoga instructor Mike Mancini will lead this one-hour yoga experience. This adaptable approach is suitable for beginners to experienced adult students. Attendees are asked to bring their own mat, towel and water bottle. Limited to eight participants.

When: Saturday, March 4 at 9:15 a.m.

Where: Alley Pond Environmental Center, 228-06 Northern Blvd., Douglaston

Cost: $16

Contact: (718) 229-4000

Website: www.alleypond.com

Nai-Ni Chen Dance Company: CrossCurrent IV — CrossCurrent IV is an unprecedented project by Nai-Ni Chen Dance Company, Taipei Economic and Cultural Office in NY, and Flushing Town Hall, offering a dynamic showcase of superb dancers/ch­oreographers from Taiwain.

When: Saturday, March 5 at 1 p.m.

Where: Flushing Town Hall

Cost: $16, $10 for members and students

Contact: (718) 463-7700 x222

Website: www.flushingtownhall.org

Music

Venezuelan Jam — The first Friday of every month, the Venezuelan Jam will be dedicated to the dialogue among Jazz players and the acoustic memories of Venezuelan immigrants. Local musicians are encouraged to play and create music in a collective and harmonious way.

When: Friday, March 3 at 9:30 p.m.

Where: Terraza 7, 40-19 Gleane St., Elmhurst

Cost: $10, free for children 12 and under

Contact: (718) 803-9602

Website: www.terraza7.com

Carlos Cuevas Trio — Performers include Carlos Cuevas (piano), Edward Perez (bass) and Juan Felipe Mayorga (drums).

When: Saturday, March 4 at 9:30 p.m.

Where: Terraza 7, 40-19 Gleane St., Elmhurst

Cost: $10, free for children 12 and under

Contact: (718) 803-9602

Website: www.terraza7.com

Claudia Valentina Trio — Claudia Valentina Trio is a musical project of soulful Latin folklore that includes classic rancheras and boleros, with rooted, original arrangements and new interpretations of songs by the likes of José Alfredo Jimenez, Pablo Milanés and Juan Gabriel. Performers include Claudia Valentina (voice, jarana, percussive dance), Sinuhé Padilla-Isunza (voice, guitar, leona) and Felipe Fournier (percussion).

When: Monday, March 6 at 8 p.m.

Where: Terraza 7, 40-19 Gleane St., Elmhurst

Cost: $10, free for children 12 and under

Contact: (718) 803-9602

Website: www.terraza7.com

Tres de Oros — Tres de Oros is a classic Latin American trio playing boleros and waltzes, old and new. Inspired by the golden era of romantic trios, which brought the genre to incredible artistic and expressive heights, Tres de Oros combines the talent of three established, New York based Latin music artists and composers. More than a tribute band, Tres de Oros offers a fresh take on the classics as well as new original material.

When: Tuesday, March 7 at 9 p.m.

Where: Terraza 7, 40-19 Gleane St., Elmhurst

Cost: $10, free for children 12 and under

Contact: (718) 803-9602

Website: www.terraza7.com

Felipe Fournier Trio — Felipe Fournier Trio is an experimental South American music project that includes genres such as drum and bass, chacarera and landó. It is a mix of original compositions and arrangements and interpretations of the music of Caetano Veloso, Guillermo Klein and Charlie Garcia. Performers include Solange Prat (voz), Pablo Lanouguere (bass) and Felipe Fournier (percussion).

When: Wednesday, March 8 at 9 p.m.

Where: Terraza 7, 40-19 Gleane St., Elmhurst

Cost: $10, free for children 12 and under

Contact: (718) 803-9602

Website: www.terraza7.com

Kids and Family

Tween/Teen Yoga — Certified yoga instructor Grace Magee will lead your tween or teen out of their busy schedules into a place of serenity and strength. Students of all levels will enjoy this class, which mixes traditional poses with partner work, breath/body awareness and stength builders. Participants are asked to bring a towel and water. Mats will be provided. Limited to eight participants ages 8-14.

When: Saturday, March 4 at 10:30 a.m.

Where: Alley Pond Environmental Center, 228-06 Northern Blvd., Douglaston

Cost: $16

Contact: (718) 229-4000

Website: www.alleypond.com

Sierra Leone Refugee All-Stars: Inspired West African Music — Sierra Leone’s Refugee All-Stars bring the spirit of Freetown to Flushing. The band formed in a refugee camp during their homeland’s civil war. which ended in 2002. They have gone to build a global following with the enduring power of hope that is at the heart of their music, with infectious songs tinged with reggae, gumbe, and more.

When: Saturday, March 4 at 2:15 p.m.

Where: Flushing Town Hall

Cost: $13, $10 for members, $8 for children; $6 for member children

Contact: (718) 463-7700 x222

Website: www.flushingtownhall.org

Galleries & Exhibits

Sascha Braunig: Shivers — With more than 20 works made over the last five years, Shivers showcases Braunig’s unique approach to the studio portrait. Beginning with meticulously rendered paintings of fantastical sculptural constructions, the artist has deployed a range of pictorial techniques to depict bodies under duress.

When: Runs until March 5, 2017. The museum is open Thursday through Monday from 12 p.m. to 6 p.m.

Where: MoMA PS1, 22-25 Jackson Ave., Long Island City

Cost: Museum admission is $10 for adults, $5 for students and senior citizens, free children under 15 free. Also, until Oct. 15, 2017, all residents of New York’s five boroughs receive free entrance to all exhibitions during regular museum hours; excluding concerts, fund-raisers, and ticketed events

Fitness

NYRR Open Run: Astoria Park — Open Run is a community-based, volunteer-led running initiative bringing free weekly runs and walks to local neighborhood parks. The finish line is open until the last person is done. The courses vary based on the park, but average between 2.5 and 3 miles long. Participants are encouraged to arrive 15 minutes before the start of the run and to leave their valuables at home – bag check is not provided. Open to all ages, experience levels, walkers, strollers, dogs: All are welcome.

When: Saturday, March 4 at 9 a.m.

Where: Astoria Park Track, 14-28 Astoria Park South

Cost: Free

Contact: (855) 569-6977

Website: openrun.nyrr.org

Wheelchair Basketball Open Gym — Come out and scrimmage against other wheelchair basketball players from the NYC area. With the help of the Brooklyn Nets Wheelchair Basketball Team, it’s guaranteed to be tons of fun and you’ll come back every week for more action!

When: Tuesday, March 7 at 8 p.m.

Where: Al Oerter Recreation Center, Flushing Meadows Corona Park, Queens

Cost: A valid NYC Parks recreation center membership is required

Contact: (718) 353-7853

Updated 12:32 am, July 10, 2018
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